Karen McDougal, Bare Skin Model
Fine particles in the air
measuring less than 2.5 microns in diameter, can cause serious health
problems. According to the American Lung Association, "tens of
thousands of premature deaths each year are attributed to fine particle
air pollution," microscopic substances such as acid aerosols, organic
chemicals, metals, and carbon soot.
Long-term studies have repeatedly shown that people living
in areas with high fine particle concentration may have their lives
shortened by 1 to 2 years on average (as compared to those living in
To limit your exposure to fine particle air pollution:
In the United States, the Air Quality Index (AQI) is the standard system that state and local air pollution control programs use to notify the public about levels of air pollution. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) posts the daily AQI at http://www.epa.gov/airnow.
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First, the answer is yes, retinol can make wrinkles worse, especially when you first start using it. What is happening is a drying effect, and one can get epidermal sliding from separation from the dermis. But this is temporary, and will eventually end up tightening the skin around the eyelids, provided you are using a potent retinol preparation.