Posts tagged pollution
Anti-Pollution Skin Care: 7 New Products and How They Work

“Anti-pollution is the latest thing in skin care, as a slew of new products have popped up aiming to ward off the irritating and aging effects of the smog all around you with ingredients like yogurt probiotics, algae, turmeric, ginger, zinc and orange extract. But do they really do anything special or is this all a marketing ploy?” Read more at Fashionista

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What the City Is Doing to Your Skin

“A recent study published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology found that higher levels of nitrogen dioxide (one of the main pollutants from traffic fumes) in the air were linked to an increase in liver spots (those hyper pigmented lesions) on the face. These findings are just the latest in a long and steady stream of research into the impact that pollution has on our skin.” Read more at Refinery29.

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La Roche-Posay Finds Links Between Pollution and Ageing

“The demand for cosmetics and toiletries brands that can counteract the effects of pollution on the skin was once again pushed to the fore at this year’s World Congress of Dermatology (WCD). At the event, L’Oréal brand La Roche-Posay released new studies that confirm how pollution can lead to accelerated visible signs of ageing, especially in those with sensitive skin.” Read more at Cosmetics Business.

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New Research Points to Bigger Impact From Microplastic Pollution

“A group of scientists in the UK have revealed new research that suggests the impact of microplastic pollution from cosmetic and personal care products may be even greater than first thought. The scientists, who are based at the University of Plymouth in Southwest England, show that the quantity of plastics contained in products such as scrubs and facial cleaners, means that as many as 100,000 of the tiny microbeads are released with every single application.” Read more at Cosmetics Design.

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