A study from the Journal of Dermatology showed that pollution is not only bad for the environment, but even worse for your skin and can even give you dark marks, wrinkles and even acne. The latest trend in skincare now is antipollution skincare and beauty expert Milly Almodovar showcased her top product picks.
SheaMoisture Raw Shea & Cupuacu Daily Defense Hand & Body Scrub $9.99
One of her favorite scrubs which smells so yummy. It contains Shea which softens and hydrates skin, but also Cupaucu which is an Amazonian superfruit that is incredibly high in Vitamin C, Vitamin E (two powerful antioxidants) . When scrubbing with this it leave s a protective layer on the skin's surface, helping prevent moisture loss and guard against free radicals from the environment. Natural and certified organic ingredients.
Decleor Hydra Floral Anti-Pollution Hydrating Gel Cream $67
This gel cream is perfect for all skin types. It acts as a barrier protecting your skin from all free radicals and pollutants you come into contact with on a daily basis. Contains essential oils and humectants, and neroli and moringa Oleifera Extract a plant known to detox the skin, kills all inpurities, and form an invisible shield on the skin.
Avon Anew Skinvincible Deep Recovery Cream $36
Most people don't realize that night time is when your skin is recovering and rejuvenating itself. So a night cream is very important. This product contains smart repair technology which fixes damaged skin and protects from further harm from the environment.
Leaders 7 Wonders Amazonian Acai Anti Pollution Sheet Mask $6.00
Contains the powerful Brazilian superfood Acai (loaded with polyphenols and antioxidants). It's a sheet mask that contains bio-cellulouse technology which means it will stay on the skin, but it helps minimize the effects of pollution on your skin. Can be used on all skin types.
ZSS Skincare Radiant Skin System $129
If you follow Milly Almodovar on Instagram and Snapchat, you'll know she's obsessed with vitamins/minerals for your skin. What you put in your body, is just as important as what you put outside, this vitamin system contains Zeaxanthin. Independent studies show that zeaxanthin is one of the most potent antioxidants, and super beneficial for skin health, nourishing a healthy skin barrier, which can protect against pollution.
Clarins UV Plus Anti-Pollution Tinted Sunscreen $42.
Clarins' exclusive Anti-Pollution Complex helps protect skin from premature signs of aging and loss of radiance caused by environmental aggressors.