The article is about whether or not more than UV protection is needed for our skin because of pollution. The answer is yes, while UV helps from the sun’s harmful rays, we don’t take enough care from pollutions because it’s difficult to see the damage.
They do recommend removing your makeup and cleansing your face after a day around the city, which helps with keeping your skin clean and also stopping the pollution from getting deeper into your skin.
It also mentions how important antioxidants are for preventing further damage. Eating greens every day is important to getting your proper amount of vitamins and minerals. Just don’t fall for false products, make sure they clean your face, don’t contain more harmful chemicals, and then help protect from further damage.
- The effects of pollution are more apparent as we age.
- Cleansing is a very important line of defense against pollution.
- Vegetables, green tea, and vitamins provide adequate antioxidants against the harmful effects of pollution.
“The problem with pollution is that a lot of the effects are invisible, and there’s no immediate ‘sign’ that your skin is getting damaged,” says Dr. Dhaval Bhanusali.
Read the full article here:
How Pollution Really Affects Your Skin—And What to Do About It