This article first appeared in Her World Singapore.
City living isn’t easy. Sure we have all conveniences we could ever want right on our doorsteps/finger tips, but then there’s that terrible ‘P’ word we have to deal with – pollution.
Yep, pollution sucks – and not just in general, but also the radiance right out of our skin. We don’t need to tell you why all that airborne gunk is harmful for your delicate skin, but if you need a reminder – the tiny particles that make their insidious way deep into your skin cause all sorts of issues such as clogging, collagen and elastin damage. The free radicals created by these nasty particulate matter also compromises your skin’s barrier, causing further problems such as moisture loss and increased sensitivity.
If your complexion has been looking a little lacklustre of late, we recommend a) chugging a ton of water b) popping a multi-vitamin and c) slapping on any one of these (or a combination of) 10 face masks.