“’Environmental and behavioural factors certainly can influence the health and vitality of our skin,’ she explains. ‘These external elements can lead to skin damage and signs of premature aging, in the form of wrinkles, dull tone and dyspigmentation, as well as the development of skin cancers. ‘Examples of positive factors include sun protection, physical activity/exercise and a balanced diet. Examples of negative factors include sleep deprivation, stress and pollution.’
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