These are 2040's Wrinkliest Cities, According to ROC

Intense urbanization, smoking rates and changing climatic conditions will impact wrinkle rates through 2040.
Intense urbanization, smoking rates and changing climatic conditions will impact wrinkle rates through 2040.

Products that combat the effects of pollution and a changing climate will be one of the biggest beauty stories of this century. The need for these innovations comes into stark contrast as RoC has released its projected list of the most wrinkle-prone cities in 2040.

Negatively impacted by growing urban environments, rising global temperatures and shifting rainfall patterns, America's skin faces many emerging challenges.

According to RoC Skincare, these are the top metropolitan areas at risk for skin damage and premature aging in 2040:

2. Denver-Aurora, CO

3. Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA

4. Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL

5. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

6. Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

7. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

8. New York, NY

9. Warren, MI

10. Edison, NJ

11. Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA

12. Pittsburgh, PA

13. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

14. Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY

15. Boston-Quincy, MA

16. Baltimore-Towson, MD

17. St. Louis, MO-IL

18. Newark, NJ-PA

19. Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA

20. Cambridge-Newton-Framingham, MA

21. Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

22. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

23. Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro-Franklin, TN

24. Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN

25. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA

26. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

27. Kansas City, MO-KS

28. Indianapolis-Carmel, IN

29. Columbus, OH

30. Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL

31. Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC

32. Orlando-Kissimmee, FL

33. Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

34. Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

35. Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH

36. Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX

37. Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

38. Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA

39. Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA

40. Austin-Round Rock, TX

41. Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI

42. San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

43. Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL

44. San Antonio, TX

45. Santa Ana, CA

46. San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA

47. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

48. Jacksonville, FL

49. West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, FL

50. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara,

“Our skin is a canvas that reveals a lifetime of environmental influences, behavioral choices and genetics,” said architect and urban futurist Dr. Cindy Frewen. “While our lifestyle choices are reflected in our faces, there’s no need to necessarily relocate just yet – there are variables studied in the Wrinkle Ranking that are within your control - from smoking and commuting to protecting your skin with sunscreen, serums and moisturizers.”



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