How does PM2.5 harm your skin?

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How does PM2.5 harm your skin?

PM2.5 dust has small particles that can penetrate the skin. It is considered a foreign substance in the skin layer. The acute effect causes itchy rashes on the skin, especially for people with skin diseases such as atopic dermatitis, dermatitis, psoriasis, acne, which will cause irritation, more itching, and flare-ups. found That exposure to PM2.5 can lead to premature skin aging, pigmentation disorders, and dermatitis. As for the chronic effects, long-term exposure to PM2.5 will destroy collagen and elastin cells, causing premature skin aging, dark spots, wrinkles, and ufabet reduced skin immunity. However, it can be prevented by using moisturizers  to strengthen the skin layer  to strengthen the skin’s protective barrier.

Who is at risk of exposure to PM2.5?

           Although PM2.5 harms everyone indiscriminately, there are some groups of people who are at higher risk of PM2.5 than the general population. Therefore, they should be extra careful. Because aside from using moisturizers  to strengthen the skin layer , this problem may be very difficult to avoid.

Groups with low skin resistance: children, the elderly

           Elderly people and children are more susceptible to skin damage from PM2.5 because their skin is thinner and more sensitive to pollution than adults, and children’s skin is more permeable than adults’ skin.

Patients with chronic skin diseases, skin allergies, psoriasis, seborrhea

           People with chronic skin diseases, skin allergies, psoriasis, seborrhea are more sensitive to PM2.5 than normal people because the skin barrier function is impaired and the skin is more fragile. If there is a lack of care with moisturizers to strengthen the skin layer, the symptoms of the disease may be more severe than before.

How to take care of yourself when dealing with PM2.5

  • Avoid going out to areas with high levels of dust pollution.

           The most important thing to prevent PM2.5 dust is to avoid being in areas with high levels of toxic effects, such as staying in a house or building with air filters, which will greatly avoid pollution.

  • Wear clothing that covers your body completely.

           Clothing can help protect against PM2.5 by acting as a physical barrier between your skin and the air. However, it’s important to note that clothing alone is not a perfect way to protect against PM2.5. Using a moisturizer to strengthen your skin is your best bet.

  • Cleanse your skin to reduce exposure to PM2.5 dust.

           Cleansing your skin can help remove PM2.5 particles from your skin. Prevent further damage, such as washing your face, taking a shower, or using a moisturizer to strengthen your skin.