Best 10 tips on how to protect your skin from pollution (according to experts)

Best 10 tips on how to protect your skin from pollution (according to experts) - 1st Mini Skincare Fridges With LED Mirror | COOSEON®

We should all love to protect our skin, which plays a role in protecting our body from a major organ, but understand that it is not a brick wall and our skin needs our careful protection. We can do many things to stay young and look young,but staying young presupposes that we protect our skin from pollution and the effects of the sun. However, if you want to keep your skin healthy and look young, finding ways to curb harmful skin free radicals is best.

Ten practical and healthy tips to protect your skin from the sun and pollution are:

  1. Keep your skin clean.

face cleaning

Most importantly, try to use a cleanser to cleanse your face, which will remove impurities and keep your skin clean and healthy.

  1. Stay hydrated


stay hydrated

One of the best defenses in the battle for healthy skin is also one of the most abundant elements on earth. Water moisturizes the skin, promotes cell growth, improves blood circulation, helps reduce dark circles under the eyes, and improves skin elasticity. To protect your skin from the effects of water pollution, you can filter your drinking water to remove chlorine and other toxins. Washing your face daily and exfoliating twice a week will remove airborne pollutants from your skin. Consider using mineral water to avoid the potentially damaging effects of chlorine in tap water.

  1. Omega-3 may enhance skin protection.


 Specifically, we can use skin care products containing these substances for the gentle and delicate treatment of our skin. Still, since these products are prone to oxidation, it is recommended to be stored in a unique beauty refrigerator at the optimal temperature setting in a bacteria-free environment.

  1. Try applying sunscreen before going into the sun.

applying sunscreen

Because UV rays from the sun can damage the surface cells of our skin, prolonged exposure to the sun can easily lead to a range of skin problems and, in the most severe cases, skin cancer. Therefore, applying a layer of sunscreen to the exposed skin is best to play a protective role when we go out daily. And prolonged exposure to UV rays can produce free radicals, leading to skin oxidation and damage. Such pollution can lead to the accumulation of dirt, sweat, and grime on the skin.

  1. Vitamin intake.

vitamin intake

If you live in a developed country, you can't wholly avoid pollution, but there are ways to reduce its effects. Overexposure to UV radiation can lead to wrinkles and even skin cancer. A good moisturizer nourishes your skin and creates a barrier between free radicals and other pollutants. To protect yourself, apply sunscreen to your face and neck and take a daily vitamin C supplement. Try to consume vitamin C, and vitamin E. Vitamin C contains a variety of citrus fruits that maintain skin flesh. Vitamin E helps protect cell membranes from damage and can usually be found in wheat germ oil, mustard, spinach, etc.

  1. Limit chlorine exposure.

Although it is used to treat drinking water, chlorine is also a toxic chemical, and large amounts can cause severe agitation to the skin and lungs. Even in small quantities, these effects can be affected over time. When you shower, the heat opens your pores and allows chlorine to seep into your skin - removing natural oils and drying them out, which can lead to wrinkles. Reduce your time in the pool and other heavily chlorinated water.

  1. Try to scrub your face with warm water when you get home.

warm water

Outside, suffering a day of wind and sun, our skin urgently needs to relieve a little. This time a basin of warm water can be perfect to meet the needs of the skin; warm water can be an excellent link to skin fatigue.

  1. Before going to bed, you must keep the skin moist. 

moisture skin

Skin moisturizing before bed can not be ignored because our skin has also worked diligently when we sleep. As we age, our skin will naturally lose moisture and elasticity; good skin moisturizing is also an essential part of anti-aging. And never forget to use a mini skincare fridge to freeze and fresh your moist products because this can help you keep their effective ingredients longer.

  1. Don't do this to yourself.

no smoking

Smoking is just another form of air pollution. This is true for both first-hand and second-hand smoke. It stops wrinkles by narrowing the blood vessels in the skin, preventing blood flow to the skin while depleting oxygen and essential nutrients. Smoking also damages elastin and collagen - the fibers that make skin elastic and cause premature wrinkles. Cigarette and cigar smoke is a significant source of free radicals, which can further damage and eliminate the skin.

  1. But there's also what I think is the best way to do something essential to protect our skin through our daily diet.

daily diet

We can eat foods rich in antioxidants such as tomatoes, fish, green vegetables, etc. Antioxidant-rich foods can help us improve the skin cell's ability to resist aging; as the saying goes, what you eat is what you get. So we might as well eat more things that are good for our bodies.

Ten expert tips to help you better protect your skin and be a healthier you!

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