Although this season is widely celebrated as the one for festivities, it's also when crackers, fumes and fireworks lead to clouds of smoke and dust hanging in the air. That coupled with regular city smog and traffic emissions make this one of the most polluted times of the year. Even if you wear a mask or cover up, that isn't doing enough for your skin. Worry no more because we've got the answer. We handpicked 5 skincare products that will stop pollution from leaving your skin damaged this season.
One of the trendiest ingredients on the beauty circuit is activated charcoal and Pond's Anti-Pollution + Purity Face Wash has it. It removes impurities that pollution leaves behind and replaces it with a clean finish. It is available for Rs 299 from Rs 315.
Another face wash that can come to your rescue is SSCPL Pollution Free Face Wash. It is made with a bounty of natural ingredients like neem, tea tree, cinnamon and more which together have antiseptic and clarifying properties to leave skin purified, healthy and bright. It is available for Rs 125.
The Eartha Naturals Peel-Off Mask is made of activated charcoal, china clay and bentonite clay to exfoliate your skin deeply. It goes beneath the surface to detoxify the skin, remove impurities and even the complexion. It is available for Rs 225 from Rs 349.
Your body too can get affected by pollution but not when you have Wow Anti Pollution Sunscreen. It contains a skin shield that specially protects against pollutants and smog. It is also water-resistant, free of parabens and contains SPF 40. It is available for Rs 599 from Rs 649.
The VedicRoots Anti-Pollution Daily Scrub is one you'll love to go home to after a tiring day. It is made with cellulose beads and a blend of essential oils which scrubs away pollutants without being harsh on the skin. It is available for Rs 202 from Rs 225.
Don't let pollution do a number on your skin this festive season, kids.