As one of the major causes of rapid-aging, stress causes chemical reactions in the body making your skin more reactive and sensitive. Cortisol and other hormones are released which affect skin-healing mechanisms and make it harder to recover from other issues such as dryness, aging, and damages from other variables like smoke, bad diet and toxins from pollution. These Anti-Vice products make it more difficult for stress to affect the skin by increasing the skin's natural defenses.