The urban environment is ageing your skin. Pollutants in the air form a layer of dust, exhaust fumes and fine particles that clogs pores, causes breakouts, slows collagen production, and makes skin dull and rough.
Skin experts say your skin needs three-way defence: antioxidants to repair free radical damage, ingredients to strengthen and repair the skin barrier, and cleansing.
In particular, anti-pollution cleansing, which is a growing part of anti-pollution skincare. Such cleansers go beyond taking off dirt, grime, and sebum. They also repair pollution damage and strengthen skin.
This article first appeared in Her World.