Overexposure to the sun can cause serious damage to your skin. We protect our skin by slathering on copious amounts of sunscreen to protect our skin. And the typical skin care regimen may appear to target every condition feasible. However, even the most diligent skincare aficionados fail to take on the greatest toxic irritant we encounter day-to-day: air pollution.
Pollutants can wreak havoc on your skin, even if your only outdoor activity is briefly stepping outside for your daily commute. Contamination can accelerate the aging of your skin and can affect your skin much faster than you can clean it. Tiny pollutants can pass through to the skin, causing cellular damage which leads to premature aging, fine lines and wrinkles and also hyperpigmentation.
While regularly cleaning your skin can slow down some of this damage, the impact of pollutants typically goes deep. It’s a good idea to incorporate anti-pollution skincare products into your daily regimen. There are several products that you can include to your routine that combat the harmful effects of pollutants in the atmosphere. With a couple of little modifications to your skin care regimen, it's very easy to safeguard against the hazardous contaminants that loom in the bulk of our cities.
Suburban areas aren’t immune to the effects of pollutants on the skin. Smaller communities still have a considerable amount of poisonous chemicals drifting through the air. Pollutants can penetrate the pores of your skin and interfere with the wellness of your skin. Unfortunately, these contaminants are anywhere. According to the World Health Organization, 92% of the globe's populace resides in areas where environmental aggressors go beyond healthy levels.
We understand this all sounds exceptionally frightening, specifically if you spend the majority of your time in the city. It's reasonably easy to readjust your skincare routine to include anti-pollution skincare products on a daily basis. It’s as easy as brushing your teeth.
The first step is to incorporate an anti-pollution skincare cleanser into your routine. The best way to combat the effects of pollution is to cleanse away the surface level pollutants. And as an added bonus, many of these cleansers also tackle other skin concerns, like oil control, preventing clogged pores and helps combat the signs of premature aging.
Doctor Babor cleanser is a deep cleansing balm that features an innovative detox complex. This formulation provides anti-pollution benefits as well as enhancing the skin's ability to absorb the nutrients from the other products in your anti-pollution skincare routine.
This gentle and refreshing micellar water gently washes away impurities such as makeup and particulate matter for a clear and radiant complexion.
The Organic Pharmacy cleanser is a balm that melts on contact with the skin. It penetrates deep into the pores to flush out impurities. Infused with an herbal antioxidant blend for soothing, calming and radiant skin.
After cleansing your skin, the next step in safeguarding your skin against environmental toxins is to apply a serum. Serums provide a blast of antioxidants to the skin surface, and they prep the skin for the next steps in your daily skincare routine. Moisturizers are more readily absorbed into the skin, improving their effectiveness.
That delicate area around your eyes needs protection too! The great thing about this serum is that it also reduces puffiness and reduces fine lines and wrinkles.
This gel-based serum provides a protective layer on the skin's surface to help lock in moisture and to protect from environmental toxins while reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
HydroPeptide's serum blends peptides and plant extracts to protect the skin against UV rays and environmental pollutants.
An appropriate moisturizing regimen is additionally vital to maintaining the health and wellness of your skin and keep it in great form. When your skin cells aren't appropriately moisturized, you let free radicals absorb into your skin through a fractured and irritated skin surface. Ensure you search for anti-pollution items that consist of moisturizing components to make sure all of your bases are covered.
This long-lasting moisturizer helps protect against environmental pollutants while leaving skin moisturized for 48 hours.
Perfect for the urban grind! This moisturizer protects and repairs the skin around the face and eyes from damage caused by urban pollution.
A highly concentrated moisturizer that replenishes skin’s moisture reserve and targets environmental aggressors that can contribute to skin aging.
Lightweight an non-sticky, this broad-spectrum sun protection cream with Sunflower Oil and Jeju Green Tea Extract protects skin against harmful UVA/UVB rays with broad spectrum SPF 50+ while hydrating and improving the look of skin’s tone.
Face powder is a great way to provide a protective barrier to harmful pollutants for your skin throughout the day. They have an added benefit of evening out your skin tone as well as mattifying your complexion.
Available in a range of colors, T.LeClerc Loose Powder mattifies and evens out skin tone and complexion while leaving a protective barrier against pollution on the surface of your skin.
Not only will this loose powder form a protective layer on the surface of your skin, but it also provides UV protection of SPF 18 to shield the skin from harmful UV rays.
Masks are the ultimate pampering experience. A mask can also penetrate deep beneath the skin barrier to remove dirt, oil, makeup and surface pollutants. Who wouldn’t want a brighter, more radiant complexion?
This foaming gel mask is a five-minute treatment that lifts out dirt and toxins from deep within the pores while gently moisturizing your skin, leaving it fresh and supple.
CosMedix Detox Activated Charcoal Mask is a charcoal and clay based detoxifying mask that helps to remove daily urban pollution that can lead to premature signs of aging.