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Actives fight exposome induced oxidative stress

Half of the worldwide population lives in cities and is exposed daily to urban pollution. Consequently, pollution has become a public health crisis. By 2030, the urban population will reach 60% and up to 70% by 2050.

The high levels of air pollutants are not limited to China or India anymore as Western capitals like Paris and London often exceed the World Health Organization alert levels. Indeed, it is 90% of those citizens that are exposed to higher levels of air pollutant; particles PM10 & 2,5; than the World Health Organization limits.1 A growing number of scientific and epidemiological studies have demonstrated that human exposure to environmental stress is associated with premature skin ageing and hyper pigmentation.2 The deleterious effect of this stress might be amplified with each other, when combined they form the prooxidant smog also qualified as ‘exposome’.3 The first epidemiological study was conducted on elderly Caucasian women, and showed that exposure to traffic related Particulate Matter (PM2.5-PM10) contributes to skin ageing.2 More studies were performed to provide further evidence that pollution can accelerate skin ageing.4, 5, 6 Not only wrinkle formation but

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