To What Extent Do Foggy Conditions Affect the Skin?

Fog Side Effects on Skin: Now the severity of cold has reduced in the entire North India including Delhi, Noida, and Ghaziabad, but the fog is not ending. These days, a blanket of fog is visible in Delhi-NCR in the morning. Fog provides relief to the eyes but is considered very harmful for our skin and health. Actually, dust, soil, and pollution particles along with fog come in contact with our skin and can cause many problems.

Skin problems due to fog

Skincare and health care experts believe that more than 40 percent of the fog being seen in Delhi, Noida, and Gurgaon these days contains pollution, soil, and dust particles. Let us know what problems can occur due to the skin coming in contact with dust, soil, and pollution along with the fog.

Pimples and Acne


When the moisture of fog and the soil particles present in it come in contact with the skin, many layers go deep inside. Contact of moisture and soil with the skin can cause problems like pimples and acne. Sometimes the problem of pimples and acne increases so much that it can spoil the entire face.



Due to the harmful particles present in fog, freckles may appear on the face before age. Due to freckles the facial skin may sag. Apart from this, you may look old before time.

Keep these things in mind in the fog

Cover your body properly while leaving the house. Be sure to wear gloves on your hands, glasses on your eyes, and a cap on your head.

  1. To avoid difficulty in breathing, wear a mask over your mouth and go out of the house.

2. Often people reduce drinking water during the winter season due to which you have to face many problems. In such a situation, it would be better if you drink at least 8-9 glasses of water throughout the day.

3. To avoid skin allergies, apply moisturizer on the skin.

4. Install an air purifier to keep the house pollution-free. Use eco-friendly products to clean your car, home or other things.

5. If there is any irritation in the eyes, wash them thoroughly with water. If doing this does not provide relief, consult a doctor.

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