07 February River Aesthetics experts Dr Victoria Manning and Dr Charlotte Woodward feature in The Sun, ‘Skin Deep I’m a dermatologist’.
River Aesthetics experts Dr Victoria Manning and Dr Charlotte Woodward feature in The Sun, ‘SKIN DEEP I’m a dermatologist – here’s all the ways vaping is ‘destroying your skin’ from acne to wrinkles’.
But, now dermatologists have warned that the liquids in vapes could also be damaging your skin.
Speaking to The Sun, Dr Charlotte Woodward, dermatologist and clinical director at River Aesthetics, said nobody really talks about how detrimental vaping could be for your skin.
Dr Woodward, who is working with RegenLabs, said nicotine can impact the skin’s appearance.
“Nicotine acts as a vasoconstrictor and causes blood vessels to narrow, reducing oxygen and nutrient supply to the skin,” she said.
“In turn, this causes the skin to become severely dehydrated, which impacts overall elasticity, leads to premature wrinkles, and causes the skin to
Dr Victoria Manning, co-clinical director at River Aesthetics, said that nicotine can also impact the skin’s natural healing abilities.
“It’s been linked to chronic skin conditions, including psoriasis, melanoma, and various skin cancers,” she said.
“If you already suffer from a chronic skin issue, including eczema then vaping can exacerbate the issue, and impact how it heals after a flare-up.”
However, it’s not just the nicotine that’s a problem, as Dr Manning said the liquids also contain other toxic chemicals which can break down the
skin’s natural defence barrier.
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