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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 92% of the world’s population lives in places with too much air pollution. In addition to affecting people’s health, pollution causes visible damage to skin. This article will help you learn how to boost your natural defenses against free radicals and reduce the effects of oxidative stress, such as the premature aging of skin.
Free radicals are unstable molecules from the oxygen we breathe and are essential to life and to health. However, when there are too many of them in our bodies, they damage our healthy cells. This is called oxidative stress, a natural phenomenon that keeps the body from defending itself adequately against inner and outer attacks.
Genes and aging also contribute to oxidative stress.
Oxidative stress has been linked to many chronic illnesses, including diabetes. This phenomenon also has a major impact on skin, since it causes premature aging.
It’s entirely possible to reduce the impact of oxidative stress on skin and this to slow the signs of premature aging. How?
There are innovative serums and creams on the market that contain stable and effective forms of vitamins C and E. Used complementarily, they will preserve the beauty of your skin by hydrating it and plumping it up. Look for products that list vitamins C and E and flavonoids among the ingredients. Do you have sensitive skin? A dermo-cosmetic innovation, Shield Technology releases active ingredients as needed, creating a constant barrier to oxidative stress. Ask your beauty consultant for more information.
Do you need help choosing your products? Ask your beauty consultant for her advice. She can even evaluate your skin using a dermo analyser.
 Estimates of national air pollution exposure and its effects on health – WHO, 2016.
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