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What air pollution is doing to your skin - Infographics

Have you ever wondered about the number of compounds our skin interacts with on a daily basis?

Here is a series of infographics to illustrate some aspects of this subject and to stress the importance of a skincare routine.



1. Air Pollution. World Health Organization. 2005; Available from:

2. Araviiskaia, E., et al., The impact of airborne pollution on skin. Journal of the European

Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV, 2019. 33(8): p. 1496-1505.

3. Drakaki, E., C. Dessinioti, and C.V. Antoniou, Air pollution and the skin. 2014. 2.

4. Roberts, W., Air pollution and skin disorders. International Journal of Women's Dermatology, 2021. 7(1): p. 91-97.

5. Schuch, A.P. and C.F.M. Menck, The genotoxic effects of DNA lesions induced by

artificial UV-radiation and sunlight. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, 2010. 99(3): p. 111-116.

6. Fussell, J.C. and F.J. Kelly, Oxidative contribution of air pollution to extrinsic skin ageing.

Free radical biology & medicine, 2020. 151: p. 111-122.

7. Puri, P., et al., Effects of air pollution on the skin: A review. Indian J Dermatol Venereol

Leprol, 2017. 83(4): p. 415-423.

8. Keep Your Skin Healthy. Protecting Your Outer Self. 2015; Available from:

Icons retrieved from “freepik”, “Smashicons”, “Eucalyp” and “photo3idea_studio” in

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