5 Elements That Can Damage Your Skin

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5 Elements That Can Damage Your Skin

By Toni Gasparis

Your skin is affected by all of the seasons, weather conditions, and elements in the air. All of these environmental factors can cause damage, dryness, and signs of aging to your skin. Learn how to protect your skin properly by knowing what can affect it and the preventative measures you can take throughout the year.


Pollution in Urban Environments

Cigarettes, fossil fuels, and other elements that pollute the air in big cities can be harmful to your skin. These chemicals can enter your bloodstream through the air you breathe, damaging many of the organs of your body including your skin. Certain chemicals in heavily polluted air may cling to your skin and affect skin health. Be sure to cleanse your skin regularly to help wash off dirt and pollution.

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