Smog = sad skin. Yes those nasty free-radicals that hang out in the city air, love to wreak havoc on your skin – think dullness, aging and all round unhappy skin. But worry not, we’ve rounded up the best anti-pollution protectors that’ll keep your complexion looking and feeling fab, whatever the weather!
Cleanser With Clout:
Clarins Extra-Comfort Anti-Pollution Cleansing Cream, £25, is seriously clever. It’s packed with moringa seed extract to detox all those nasty pollutants from the skin and nourishing shea butter to soothe your complexion back to tip-top health. When you get home dampen skin and work a blob into your face, not only will it melt away those toxins from the city air, but it’s banish make-up too. We told you it’s clever!
The smog and pollution is enemy No1 for spots, it clogs pores and can lead to break-outs, so if you’re having a bad skin day make sure Dr Sebagh’s Purifying Anti-Pollution Mask, £42, is in your beauty arsenal. It clears out all the junk from skin in under 10 mins, refining pores and leaving them barely noticeable.
Chanel’s UV Essentiel, £41, is a souped up skin protector that defends against those harmful UVA and UVB rays and free-radicals (think city smog, pollution, etc). Slather it on before your foundation to keep your complexion protected and you won’t have to worry about pesky pigmentation (dark spots) cropping up.