Whether you live or work in the city, your exposure to the concrete jungle air is more than enough to wreak havoc to your skin. While we have been trained our whole lives to slather on the SPF before heading outside, most of us may not think of the air pollutants that we also need to protect our skin from. These environmental aggressors have been linked to the cause of skin problems including premature aging and cancer. Although cleansing your face twice daily is a good practice to wash off the day’s dirt, it is imperative to include a preventative element to your daily routine. We rounded up the top beauty products that will protect you from the pesky daily toxins your skin is exposed to.
The REN Flash Defence Anti-Pollution Mist ($48) helps to support the skin’s natural defenses against oxidative stress caused by pollutants. Not only does it help diminish the appearance of dullness and combats signs of fatigue on the skin but it also assists in reducing the appearance of premature aging caused by environmental pollutants such as cigarette smoke and exhaust fumes.