Breaking News

Best and Worst Cities for Your Skin

November 30, -0001

Where you live impacts your outer beauty.

Sunscreen? Check, Moisturizer? You bet. Mailing address? Huh? Everyone knows that healthy skin is a result of good genes and proper maintenance, but where you slather on that UV protection and ceramide cream could have a big impact on your skin's health, too. According to the folks at Daily Glow, the 10 best cities for your skin are:

1. Portland, OR. Low pollution and crime rates.
2. San Francisco, CA. Lowest number of tanning beds per capita.
3. Seattle, WA. The sun shines only 47% of the time.
4. Baltimore, MD. Lowest incidence of melanoma.
5. Chicago, IL. Highest number of skin care specialists.
6. Honolulu, HI. Lowest rate of air particle pollution.
7. Boston, MA. Most dermatologists per 100,000 people.
8. New York, NY. Lowest skin cancer death rate.
9. Milwaukee, WI. Long winters—short summers.
10. Austin, TX. Most physically-active population.

On the flipside, here are the 10 worst cities for your skin, according to Daily Glow.

1. Las Vegas, NV. Large percentage of population (22.3%) smokes.
2. Phoenix, AZ. High summer temperature (92.8°F on average) and sunshine rates (85%).
3. Fresno, CA. High levels of pollution.
4. Sacramento, CA. One-third of adults have had at least one sunburn this year.
5. Los Angeles, CA. Low level of dermatologists per capita.
6. San Diego, CA. Most melanoma cases per capita.
7. Charlotte, NC. High ozone and pollution levels.
8. Memphis, TN. Least physically active population.
9. Fort Worth, TX. High number of tanning beds per capita.
10. Tulsa, OK. High skin cancer death rate.

Related End-User Markets:

Related Raw Materials:

blog comments powered by Disqus
  • Patent Update

    Patent Update

    July 28, 2016
    Three-layered hair product from Lauder, palm oil extracts for wrinkle treatment and more in recently awarded patents.

  • Pushin’ the Cushion

    Pushin’ the Cushion

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||July 26, 2016
    AmorePacific, the creator of the cushion compact, continues to improve its unique product.

  • Senior Skin Care

    Senior Skin Care

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||July 19, 2016
    McCord Research and Product Quest Manufacturing roll out new hospital-grade skin care kits for seniors to use at home.

  • Sustainability is Omnipresent

    Sustainability is Omnipresent

    Christine Esposito , Associate Editor||July 1, 2016
    Industry stakeholders convene in New York City for Organic Monitor’s annual event

  • Perceived Perfection

    Perceived Perfection

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||July 1, 2016
    From primers to pressed powders, facial cosmetics help create the illusion of a flawless complexion.

  • Preserve & Serve

    Preserve & Serve

    Melissa Meisel , Associate Editor||July 1, 2016
    Suppliers with innovative preservatives provide staying power for formulations.