Air pollution - "silent killer"
For a long time, air pollution has been a worldwide problem. Recently, information about air pollution in Hanoi has made many people worried and worried. The Vietnam Environment Administration has confirmed that air pollution in Hanoi is too safe, the highest in the last 5 years.
A few days ago, according to the data of 13 automatic observation stations in Hanoi including 1 station of the US Embassy from September 25 to 29, the PM2.5 ultrafine dust index exceeded the standard. Air quality index increases, harmful to health. Air pollution increases the risk of respiratory infections, heart disease, stroke and lung cancer. Both short-term and long-term exposure to air pollutants have health effects.
The whole city was hazy in the dust.
In particular, skin one is the first subject of air pollution. Scientific studies have also shown that daily exposure to pollution significantly affects the skin. The smoke trapped in the pores will destroy the balance, breaking the skin's self-defense barrier leading to uneven skin tone, dullness, wrinkles, enlarged pores, dry skin, skin cancer, premature aging, eczema, peeling skin .
The skin is not outside the influence of air pollution.
How to protect the skin from air pollution?
- Keep the skin in the best condition
Dr. Sweta Rai of the British Association of Dermatology says that you can reduce the effects of air pollution on your skin by keeping your skin in good condition to maintain its intact barrier. To do this, you need to create good habits for yourself. Do not smoke and use alcohol because alcohol, beer, tobacco will make facial wrinkles appear early, damage blood vessels, slow microcirculation to the skin, reduce collagen, making skin lack moisture.
You need to give your skin a solid, self-protective layer.
Maintain exercise because it is beneficial for your overall health, when the skin also becomes healthy. Absolutely not only those who want to lose weight need exercise.
Besides, should go to bed early, get enough sleep. Night is the best time for skin metabolism, helps the skin to recover, stop and slow down the aging process. Melatonin, which is released when we are sleepy, has anti-oxidant properties that help the skin become ruddy.
As for the diet, supplement foods rich in antioxidants such as strawberries, raspberries, cranberries, . and drink enough water. When you need to go out, shield your skin as much as possible to minimize skin exposure to polluted air.
Maintain good habits for health, create a healthy lifestyle.
- Skin care more
Normal skin needs to be concerned with basic skincare steps, which is even more important in air pollution. Don't forget to double-clean by removing make-up and using a facial cleanser to remove dirt and toxins. Also should exfoliate 2.3 times / week to dislodge dust particles trapped in pores.
You can use more skincare products with oxidation formulas such as vitamin C, vitamin A, . to limit the effects of pollutants. Because air pollution can irritate your face, pay attention to soothing products that contain zinc oxide (zinc oxide), vitamin B3, bisabolol. Respirator products will also help somewhat limit the dangers of air pollution.