How to Protect Skin From Air Pollution

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Air pollution is one of the most pressing environmental issues across the globe. India is among the worst performing in terms of air quality. According to World Health Organization, eleven out of twelve most polluted cities in the world were in India. Large cities like Patna, Delhi, Lucknow, Gurgaon are among the the ones listed. One of the primary reasons for this is the rapid growth in population in these cities, which has resulted in cutting down of trees and an increase in vehicles in the city areas. Air pollution not only hampers the functioning of the pulmonary tract, but can also affect the skin! Here are a few common air pollutants and how they affect the skin-


UV Radiation: The Ultraviolet Radiation from the sun is often suppressed by the thin Ozone layer that surrounds the earth’s atmosphere. However, the depletion of the ozone layer, primarily by chlorofluorocarbons, has resulted in the UVR penetrateting into the earth’s atmosphere. This short wavelength radiation is often the culprit in premature ageing, and in dire cases can also result in skin cancers like melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, etc.


Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs): PAHs are among the most common organic pollution, and are byproducts of burning. organic products. Hence, they are often found in vehicle exhaust, cigarette smoke, etc.

PAHs are responsible for skin pigmentation, skin ageing and are also linked to skin cancer, liver disfunction and more.


Caring For The Skin, Naturally: Pollution can be one of the driving factors of bad skin, especially if you live in the cities. However, this doesn’t mean you can’t step out of the house! By taking the right precautions and incorporating extensive skin wellness solutions, you can rejuvenate the skin from within.

Considering how pollution affects skin on more than jus superficial level, one needs to opt for holistic skin wellness & aromatherapy skin care over cosmetics that hide skin flaws.

Using all natural cleansing facial oil, and cleansing soaps will help reduce pollutants and dead cells that clog the pores. These all natural products help reverse oxidation on the skin, thus reducing wrinkles, patches, tanning and other skin blemishes.


Using the right kind of essential oils with carriers like facial oils, creams and serums can also help mitigate the effects of pollution by a long run.


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