City Living May Be Wrecking Your Skin — Here's How to Fix the Damage
April 9, 2018
City living can be great — tons of activities to do, late-night food spots, and total convenience — but it could also be taking a toll on you and your body. Polluted air, contaminated water, bacteria-filled commutes, late nights, and stress can all negatively impact your skin in more ways than you may know.
Researchers have found that chronic psychological stress causes cells to age faster. That same study also reported that nanoparticles, generated from components such as internal combustion engines, cigarette smoke, and industrial processes, can all contribute to signs of premature aging.
Patchology Flashmasque Hydrate ($8) uses a blend of hyaluronic acid, vitamin B5, and betaine to hydrate, improve elasticity, soften, and smooth the skin, all while helping it better retain moisture. Perfect to use after a long day running errands or before a busy day at work, this mask will give your skin ultimate hydration.