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Worst Cities for Skin Care

Are you curious where the worst cities are or skin care? Many of us want to have beautiful skin but may live in one of the worst areas to have. According to studies that have been done regarding this topic, Pittsburgh, Houston, and Bakersfield, California are at the top of the list when it comes to the worst skin cities to live in.

Bad Skin from the CityThis study examined the pollution levels, how many people in this area smoked, the amount of sun and humidity on a daily basis, as well as number of tanning salons that were in these cities. All of these are factors which can cause significant damage to the skin and make it breakout as well as cause wrinkles and unclear skin. If you want to have smooth skin, you need to stay away from many of the factors that these cities have.

For instance, the amount of pollution that a city has over period of time can add up and cause break outs to a persons skin as well as make it look much duller if exposed to it over a long period of time. In addition, smoking is one of the worst things anyone can do to the skin. Just imagine all that smoke being absorbed into the skin every time you take a puff. This is not good for the skin in any shape or form.

We all know by now that overexposure to the sun can cause a lot of premature aging as well as damage to the skin that can go as far as turning into skin cancer. So, it is very important to limit the amount of time that is spent out in the sun. Also, avoid tanning salons because they can damage the skin as well.

So, even if your city is on the list, if you do the right things you can avoid having bad skin. Listed below are some of the things you should do on a daily basis to protect your skin:

Be certain you keep your skin cleansed. You should do this day and night. Always wear sunscreen. Regardless if you are working in the yard or driving to the grocery store, you should protect your skin. – Stay out of tanning booths. Regardless of what anyone tells you, there are not good for your skin and can ultimately cause significant damage that can really affect your skin over time.

Do not smoke. If you do smoke quit because it can seriously cause damage to your skin. The effects of smoking are extraordinary bad for you skin as well as your health.

So, bear in mind it doesn’t matter where you live you can take control of your skin if you know the right and the wrong things to do. It is all a matter of educating yourself and then following through with the right and the wrong things that make your skin look great or cruddy. It’s all up to you and what you do with your skin.

Natalie (160 Posts)


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ONE COMMENT ON THIS POST To “Worst Cities for Skin Care”

  • VANYA

    June 21, 2009 at 3:29 pm

    Im not surprised California is with all the smog and harsh sunlight. But the point of the article is right. Maintain your skin and look out for yourself wherever you are, even if it’s in one of the areas that can damage your skin easily.

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