The Effects of Indoor Air Pollution and Your Skin

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When individuals consider maintaining healthy skin, they often focus on two primary strategies for improvement: using skin products to preserve the health of one’s skin and limiting exposure to abrasive contaminants or the elements that can degrade the health of one’s skin. Take, for instance, skincare products. Today, individuals spend $500 a year on skin care products, resulting in 1.68 billion dollars spent on skincare annually in the United States alone. 

This massive industry does provide many benefits for improving the health and appearance of one’s skin. However, are there other things people can do to improve the health and well-being of one’s skin? Based on research, the resounding answer is yes. 

You may not realize but that the air quality of your home or workplace may be negatively impacting the health of your skin. Our skin acts as a protective layer to the outside elements. It’s home to thousands of species of microbiota or skin flora that live on the skin and preserve healthy oils, and if perfectly fit to be resilient to the elements. 

Unfortunately, when our skin is under excessive distress due to exterior chemicals or airborne irritants, it can suffer damage. This is where the real challenge arises. Often, a person may not even realize that they are slowly damaging their skin simply by exposing themselves to so-called “normal” home or working conditions. To address this issue in more detail we’ve put together a list of common symptoms that may show unintentional harm or stress put on the skin by airborne contaminants. 

Symptoms of Airborne Contaminants Negatively Affecting the Skin

  • Dry, itchy, or scaly skin
  • Red patchy skin, rosacea, red blotchiness
  • Excessive oils or consistent acne breakouts
  • Hives, rashes
  • Eczema, psoriasis

Benefits of A Commercial Grade Air Filtration System

So before you spend a small fortune considering a new skincare regime, or going to an esthetician, have you considered improving the air quality of your home or working space? If your skin is exposed to irritants and pollutants, your skin will slowly age prematurely over time. Of course, this is what most want to avoid. By investing in a quality commercial-grade air filtration system, you can be sure to remove any airborne irritants that may be contributing to poor skin conditions.

 At MatrixAir, we offer top-quality air filtration systems designed and built in the USA to remove unwanted airborne allergens through our triple filtration system. We’ve spent years refining our process to develop the highest grade commercially available air filtration system. Through our triple filtration system, our systems can remove airborne particulates up to .3 microns! 

With more than 30 years of experience, MatrixAir is dedicated to manufacturing highly efficient air filtration systems designed to accommodate any space!

To learn more MatrixAir air filtration systems or to find the perfect system for your space, call us at (603) 863-7553 or click here to contact us.