Pollution has a marked impact on the environment and our skin. Harmful free radicals accelerate the ageing process, while airborne particles clog pores and leave complexions dull, irritated and fatigued. Fortunately, smart skincare addresses everything from harmful sun rays and toxic air to the drying effects of central heating and air conditioning. Scroll to shop the best.
Natura Bisse Oxygen Cream: this creamy face treatment will deliver an extra dose of oxygen to infuse the skin with vitality and radiance. Ideal for skin subjected to pollution, for smokers and frequent flyers, skin will appear even-toned and glow.
Dr Barbara Sturm Calming Serum: this formula is designed to boost the natural defences of the skin, reducing redness and the burning sensation associated with inflamed skin. Perfect for those who have been out in the sun too long as well as those affected by environmental factors and lack of sleep.
Oribe Night Ceremony Ultra-Rich Cream: infused with peptides and caviar lime extract, this indulgent overnight repair treatment nourishes, brightens and smooths skin while you sleep. Each morning awake to visibly transformed and luminous skin.
Kat Burki PH+ Enzyme Essence: this amazing complex will equalise the skin’s ph level; the first step towards protection from environmental damage and the ageing process. Infused with essential minerals and vitamins, it will also help prevent breakouts, brighten and illuminate, and stimulate new cell turnover.
Sunday Riley Protect + Repair Moisturiser: lusciously hydrating and scientifically advanced, CEO is the smart, moisturising guru for your thirsty skin. It provides deep, soothing (but never greasy) moisturisation while its technologically advanced formula expertly fights environmental and micro-pollution-induced skin damage.
Eve Lom Daily Protection SPF50: a new generation in daily sunscreen that provides defence against UVA and UVB rays, as well as protecting from pollutants, free radicals and environmental damage. This fast-absorbing, oil-free formula firms, brightens, hydrates and lifts the skin.