Your skin barrier protects you from UV rays, pollution, free radicals and other stressors. Photo: Shutterstock
Your skin barrier protects you from UV rays, pollution, free radicals and other stressors. Photo: Shutterstock
Beauty

Explainer |
How our skin protects us, and how to keep it healthy and strong

  • Our skin protects us from the environment, and our skin barrier guards against toxins and stressors
  • The barrier comprises three layers, which can be protected and strengthened with the right diet, lifestyle and skincare products

Your skin barrier protects you from UV rays, pollution, free radicals and other stressors. Photo: Shutterstock
Your skin barrier protects you from UV rays, pollution, free radicals and other stressors. Photo: Shutterstock
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