Living in a big city is all fun and games until your skin starts showing the impact of pollution in the form of breakouts, blackheads and what not! Yes, you do everything in your power to protect our skin from the bad air—from covering your face with a scarf to playing hide and seek with the sun, but let’s be honest it doesn’t really work and the environmental aggressors like smoke, dirt and traffic fumes still manage to go deep into your skin making it dull and dry.

Save your skin from becoming a home to various skin woes due to the metropolitan mayhem, by investing in these summer skincare essentials. Take a look...

Cleanse away the dirt
 

Cleanse away the dirt

Start your daily skincare regimen, day and night by washing your face with a good face wash, we suggest you go with the Ponds Pure White Anti-Pollution + Purity Face Wash. It has activated charcoal that works wonders for pollution struck skin. It removes pollutants and dirt settled deep into the skin.   

Not without a sunscreen
 

Not without a sunscreen

Being a city hustler, you can’t really avoid the sun. What you can do however is never step outside without layering your face without a sunscreen with SPF 20, at least. Get the Lakmé  Sun Expert Ultra Matte SPF 50 PA+++ Gel Sunscreen for high protection and non-greasy feel.

An anti-pollution moisturiser? Absolutely!
 

An anti-pollution moisturiser? Absolutely!

Beat the pollution with a moisturiser that not only hydrates but also acts as a barrier between your skin and the dust and dirt. Lakme 9 to 5 Naturale Day Creme SPF 20 is designed specifically to protect skin from city pollution and has SPF 20 and goodness of aloe vera.

Keep facial wipes with you
 

Keep facial wipes with you

Your skin gets affected by the bad air as soon as you leave home. Carry face cleansing wipes with you to keep it clean and fresh. We trust Simple Kind To Skin Cleansing Facial Wipes as they have no baddies or harsh chemicals and suit every skin type.

An exfoliator, a week
 

An exfoliator, a week

To do away with all the summer build up, grime and dirt of the week, exfoliate once a week with a mild scrub. Use St. Ives Gentle Smoothing Oatmeal Scrub & Mask for smoother, glowing skin, free of oil, dirt and pollutants.