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How dangerous is pollution for my skin?
With over half of the global population now living in cities*, many of us are wondering how pollution affects our health. And with the epidemic of hypersensitive and dull complexions that seems to accompany urban life, many women are also looking for information about the effects of dust and pollution particles on their skin. Read on for our expert insights.
"My skin reacts to every cleanser I try!"
When it comes to cleansing, reactive skin is a tricky customer. On the one hand, it longs for an in-depth clean: any dirt, pollution and city residues sitting on skin's surface will only heighten this skin type's reactivity. Yet, on the other, reactive skin fears the post-cleanse backlash: the prickling, itching and stinging sensations that can follow in the wake of an overzealous cleanser.
“I take care of my sensitive skin. It deserves it!"
Julie has always had sensitive skin. To soothe her skin and reduce its sensitivity she decided to consult a dermatologist.