'I gained 25 pounds!': Whitney Cummings, 32, explains she looks younger because she has been ignoring her diet Most of Hollywood is obsessed with dropping the pounds in order to look their very best. But Whitney Cummings suggests the opposite has been much more beneficial to her recent radiant appearance. While visiting NBC's Today show on Monday, the 32-year-old credited her 25 pound weight gain to her current youthful glow. New idea: Whitney Cummings said she credits gaining wait to her youthful glow as she appeared on NBC's Today show on Monday, left. On the right she is pictured with a thinner face in July 2013 'We hardly recognized you,' Kathie Lee Gifford admitted to the comedienne. 'You look so great.' 'Well, I did get a new face,' the stand-up comic joked. 'I bought it on eBay.' Whitney added: 'I did this weird thing that nobody likes to do anymore where I gained weight. I gained like 25 pounds, which I think I needed to. I was way too skinny before. Glowing: Kathie Lee Gifford, middle, pictured with Hoda Ktob, left, said they hardly recognized the star +7 Fuller figure: Whitney said her face 'filled out' and people thought she 'got a face-lift' 'Here's the thing: When you're on television, you get confused. I looked like I was passing away and I put on, like, 20 lbs. I think it filled out...People think I got a face-lift.' The co-creator of CBS' 2 Broke Girls continued: 'I feel like all the advice to girls nowadays is "Lose weight! Lose weight!" They say you have to pick your ass or your face and I'm picking my face, but I hope somebody else picks the other one!' Whitney also credits her youthful appearance to an LED machine called NuFACE she bought online which 'lifts and tightens' the skin. Promo: The stand-up star was plugging her upcoming HBO gig Silly: Whitney stretched it out on the counters during her funny appearance The star said, 'I've been using it for like three months and everybody thinks [I had a face-lift].' Whitney was inspired to try new treatments because of her upcoming hi-definition show - which clearly doesn't hide her flaws. Over the next three months, the star will be flying around the country to film gigs for her HBO comedy special - taking in La Jolla, California; Tempe, Arizona; Portland, Oregon and San Francisco. In September, Whitney is also due to appear at The Venetian's Sands Showroom in Las Vegas as part of the casino's Lipshtick series of comediennes.