10 Ways To Protect Your Skin From The Haze

Gear up with these anti-pollution solutions

Aveda Daily Light Guard SPF30/PA++++, $69.
30 Mar 2016

Aveda Daily Light Guard SPF30/PA++++, $69.

Chanel UV Essentiel SPF50+/PA+++, $85.
30 Mar 2016

Chanel UV Essentiel SPF50+/PA+++, $85.

Clarins Multi-Active Early Wrinkle Day Cream, $110.
30 Mar 2016

Clarins Multi-Active Early Wrinkle Day Cream, $110.

Clinique Even Better City Block Anti-Pollution SPF40/PA+++, $64.
30 Mar 2016

Clinique Even Better City Block Anti-Pollution SPF40/PA+++, $64.

Dior One Essential City Defense SPF50/PA +++, $95.
30 Mar 2016

Dior One Essential City Defense SPF50/PA +++, $95.

Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II, $114.
30 Mar 2016

Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II, $114.

Lancome UV Expert XL-Shield BB Complete, $75.
30 Mar 2016

Lancome UV Expert XL-Shield BB Complete, $75.

Origins A Perfect World Antioxidant moisturizer with White Tea, $80.
30 Mar 2016

Origins A Perfect World Antioxidant moisturizer with White Tea, $80.

Shiseido Ibuki Protective Moisturizer SPF15, $66.
30 Mar 2016

Shiseido Ibuki Protective Moisturizer SPF15, $66.

Shu Uemura Anti/Oxi Skin Refining Anti-Dullness Cleansing Oil, $55.
30 Mar 2016

Shu Uemura Anti/Oxi Skin Refining Anti-Dullness Cleansing Oil, $55.

We thought we smelt smoke in the air and we were right. The haze is back and the Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) currently stands at 82. The numbers are lower than what we experienced last September and though we aren’t sure how long this smog episode will last, it’s better to be prepared.

Pollutants in the air may clog pores, dry skin out, and cause irritation and pre-mature ageing. Our solution: Load up on beauty products that are high in antioxidants and those that are formulated specially to combat pollution.

Before you scroll through the gallery above to check out some anti-pollution solutions, here’s what you should also do:

#1 Avoid applying more makeup

This isn’t going to create a barrier between your skin and the haze.

#2 Cleanse well

At the end of the day, make sure to cleanse your skin well so you remove all the impurities from the smog.

#3 Strengthen your immunity

Include vitamin C-rich foods (such as fresh fruits and vegetables) into your diet, and load up on salmon, nuts and broccoli that have anti-inflammatory benefits.

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