This is what air pollution can do to your skin

This is what air pollution can do to your skin

Pollution is bad for the waters, air, animals, our planet in general, and our skin in particular. This it what pollution can do to your skin.

This is what air pollution can do to your skin

We already know that there are a lot of things that can harm your skin, including stress, blue light, sugar, smoking, and air pollution as well. You might have heard about anti-pollution skincare, and if you haven't, this is why you should give it a try.

Air pollution explained

When we think about air pollution we tend to think only about smoke,e and smoggy air in the skylines. But there are several pollutants that we can't see. There are six air pollutants in the air: carbon monoxide, lead, nitrogen oxides, ground-level ozone, particle pollution, and sulfur oxides.

How does air pollution affect the skin?

Air pollution damages the skin because our skin is the barrier that protects us from environmental stressors. When it comes into contact with our skin, they infiltrate into the epidermis and affect the hydration, clog our pores, and make our skin age prematurely. 

How to protect your skin from air pollution

Topical antioxidants are great to fight free-radical damage and oxidative stress caused by air pollution. 

Aniela Dybiec

Aniela is a writer who loves art, makeup, and magick. She is also an amateur illustrator, a wellness fan and a vegetarian.+ info

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