Skin health is heavily impacted by the quality of air and the amount of sunlight an area receives. I used to live near the beach and all that sun prematurely wrinkled my skin. The state of North Carolina ranks among the top states for skin health.
Thanks to a new No7 study, we now know which states are the best for keeping healthy skin. No7 Beauty analyzed existing data on air quality, humidity, and sunlight exposure hours. States with the lowest scores had the healthiest skin.
So who is the Best?
The analysis by No7 Beauty revealed that Montana has the best environmental conditions for healthy skin, with 22 points out of 135. There are ideal humidity levels and good air quality in the state, along with a high level of sunlight exposure. With an average annual temperature of 42.7°F, Montana is on the colder side of the spectrum. After North Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and Nebraska round out the top five states for healthy skin, scoring 30 out of 135 each.
Who is the Worst?
The state with the worst environmental conditions for skin health is West Virginia, with a score of 134 out of 135 according to No7’s skincare index. Despite its mild average yearly temperature of 51.8°F, the state scores poorly on the hours of sunlight exposure and air quality. In No7’s skincare index, West Virginia scored 134 out of 135 for its environmental conditions that threaten skin health. Despite its mild average yearly temperature of 51.8°F, the state scores poorly on air quality and sunlight exposure. What are the rankings of North Carolina? We rank each state according to the health of its skin.