How to protect your skin from pollution?

Dull skin and clogged pores are everyone’s nightmare, and with the pollution levels high in the city, there’s only more trouble in store for our skin. 


The polluted air makes it hard for the skin to breathe, leaving it irritated, dehydrated, and worsening existing conditions such as redness; rosacea and eczema.



  • Cleanse
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    Cleansing is an essential step in your skin-care routine! 

    It helps to remove sweat, makeup and pollution that causes a build-up of bacteria which can lead to blemishes.


    What's even better than cleansing, is double cleansing!


    Effectively breaks down makeup, dirt and debris on the skin’s surface.

    Allows your treatment cleanser to penetrate the deeper layers of your skin.

    Micro-exfoliates the skin on a daily basis.


  • Moisturise

  • Your skin needs moisture to replenish the water it loses throughout the day. 

    Moisturisers with ingredients such as hydrating hyaluronic acid, illuminating Vitamin B3 or Zinc can restore and enhance skin health.

    Applying a moisturiser will maintain skin health all day, giving your skin a healthy hydrated glow.


  • Protect the skin

  • Sunscreen:

    The MOST important product that you need to apply every day to your skin, face, body and lips is sunscreen!


    As the skin on your face is much more delicate and sensitive than the rest of your body, it is important to use a Day Cream with SPF for your face. 


    Choose a sunscreen that feels the most comfortable on your skin. If you’re an oilier skin type you’ll enjoy wearing one that is lightweight and not greasy. If you consider yourself sensitive and your skin gets red easily, you’ll want to find one that doesn’t sting the skin or make it feel 


    Antioxidant:

    Wearing sunscreen is a MUST, however you should also be applying an antioxidant serum like Vitamin C, to prevent “free radical damage” like pollution and sunlight that makes your skin age faster.


    Vitamin C Serum is recommended to use in the morning to create a powerful protecting barrier from UV damage and environmental aggressors, however, you can also use as a night treatment as free-radical damage continues to affect your skin overnight.

    irritated. If your skin colour is deeper in tone, you’ll want a sunscreen that doesn’t look chalky on the skin.


  • Hydrate

  • Hydration, hydration, hydration!

    The recommended amount for an active adult is between 2 to 4 litres a day. If you exercise a lot, your body is going to work harder to stay cool by sweating, so you need to hydrate even more.

    To stay hydrated you can also eat fruits and vegetables and drink tea (hot and cold)!

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