Living in a metro city is fast paced and exciting, but with that comes the trouble of dealing with environmental woes, traffic and pollution and pollution is harmful for more reasons than one!

Pollution plays a huge role in damaging your skin and ruining your complexion, making it look dull and lifeless. To keep your skin looking fresh and hydrated therefore, it’s important to follow a skincare routine that’ll help you beat pollution.

Well worry not, we’ve got you covered with a skincare routine that will help you combat pollution...

 

Cleanse twice a day

Cleanse twice a day

Being outdoors all day can wreak a havoc to your skin. The dirt, grime and makeup can build up on the surface of your skin throughout the day, leading to skin damage. It’s important to protect your skin from pollution by cleansing regularly in the morning as well as night. A hydrating facial cleanser, such as the St. Ives Fresh Skin Apricot Face Scrub will scrub all your skin woes away and help you get rid of acne, dead skin cells and impurities.

 

Soothe your skin with a night serum

Soothe your skin with a night serum

Serums are formulated with antioxidants that help protect the surface of your skin against free radical damage. Using a face serum regularly will prevent your skin from premature ageing, fine lines, wrinkles and dark spots. We suggest you try theLakmé Absolute Argan Oil Serum Foundation With SPF 45 which is rich in Moroccan Argan oil, has a silky fluid texture that blends easily into the skin and contains SPF 45, perfect to beat pollution.

 

Moisturise all day everyday

Moisturise all day everyday

Reach out for the right moisturiser to help you get rid of impurities accumulated on your skin due to pollution. Since excessive cleansing can strip your skin of its natural oils, it’s ideal to turn to a moisturiser for day-long hydration. Get your hands on the Simple Kind To Skin Hydrating Light Moisturiser that’ll help maintain a healthy skin barrier by hydrating and nourishing your skin.

 

Never miss out on sunscreen

Never miss out on sunscreen

Regardless of the weather conditions, applying sunscreen before stepping out should be a part of your regular skin care routine. Ensure to reach out for a sunscreen with SPF 30 or more. Try the Lakmé Sun Expert Ultra Matte SPF 50 PA+++ Lotion that’ll protect your skin from the harsh sun rays.

 

Make time for a face mask

Make time for a face mask

After a long, tiring day outdoors, your skin needs some TLC. The best way to refresh your skin is by reaching for a hydrating face mask. It will instantly cleanse your skin of the environmental factors like pollution and debris, leaving it cleaner and brighter.