Pollution is affecting our bodies with a growing impact. When we think about pollution, we tend to imagine polluted air that reaches our lungs, however, being the largest organ of our body, the skin is a major target for daily urban pollutants. In order to understand the effects of anti-pollution skincare, we must first examine the effects of pollution on the skin. Numerous studies have shown that exposure to pollution is associated with extrinsic skin aging, accelerating key consumer demand for anti-pollution skincare products.

Today, a growing number of manufacturers are developing novel ingredients that aim to protect the skin from the harmful effects of pollution. Learn about the various ingredients and their combinations in protecting our skin from the potentially harmful effects of daily pollution.

Topics Covered:

  • Understanding of recent scientific studies into pollution and the skin
  • Indoor and outdoor pollution and its effects on skin aging
  • Beyond UV: Understanding visible light pollution and how it impacts the skin
  • Latest advances in addressing the three types of pollution
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Melanie Timms

Director of Marketing Innovation and Education
CBI Laboratories, Inc.
Melanie Timms has been passionately involved in the professional skin care industry for over 18 years. A licensed cosmetologist with a degree in marketing, she has lectured on the topics of cosmetic ingredients and skincare modalities at various industry conferences. A National Member of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists, Melanie currently serves as director of marketing and educator for CBI Laboratories.

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