How many times have you been told to protect your skin from pollution? The notion has been gaining traction. I honestly did not need another excuse to cram more products onto my overfilled shelf so I’ve tried to ignore it. But I’ve found that with increasing pollution levels, it’s hard to deny the effect it has, not only on the environment but directly on our skin.
Protecting skin against wrinkles has been the focus of anti-aging skincare forever, but in today’s society, age is not the only culprit. Environmental factors affect every aspect of our lives including premature aging. You can thank this for your fine lines, dark spots and dehydrated skin well before we start the aging process. It’s accelerated by extrinsic factors such as pollution, sun and cigarette smoke. Nothing to fear, but something to be aware of.
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