Air pollution is one of the most pressing environmental issues across the globe. India is among the worst-performing in terms of air quality. According to World Health Organization, eleven out of twelve most polluted cities in the world were in India. Large cities like Patna, Delhi, Lucknow, Gurgaon are among the ones listed. One of the primary reasons for this is the rapid growth in population in these cities, which has resulted in cutting down of trees and an increase in vehicles in the city areas. Air pollution not only hampers the functioning of the pulmonary tract, but can also affect the skin! Here are a few common air pollutants and how they affect the skin.

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