The New Environmental Protection Plan

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While protecting the skin from ultraviolet (UV) light is the single most important factor to maintain both the health and the appearance of the skin, the effects of pollution has become almost just as important. There is now increased evidence that pollution can increase morbidity and disease. From an esthetician’s perspective, it can also increase signs of aging in the skin, causing wrinkles, dark spots and hyperpigmentation, lack of elasticity and firmness, as well as rough, dry texture.

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