Air pollution is increasing at an alarming rate in India, especially in & around the cities. This pollution not only harms our body internally, when inhaled, but also have bad impact on our skin, especially the face as it is almost never covered.
For protecting face from the harmful effects of the air pollutants, many brands have launched ant-pollution skincare products. Below is the list of such top 10 anti-pollution products available in India. The list is not in order (ranking).
Shiseido Urban Environment UV SPF50 – Rs.2,750 (Buy here)
It not only protects from the external air pollutants but also acts as a sunscreen and as makeup base.
This sunscreen cream is enriched with Scutellaria Baicalensis so as to protect your skin against UV damages. Light in weight, it also hydrates the skin and keeps it soft and smooth. The anti-pigmentation formula further helps in lightening your tanning and pigmentation.
Clinique City Block Purifying Charcoal Clay Mask+Scrub – Rs.2,400 (Buy here)
This charcoal clay mask and scrub removes toxins, excess oil & dirt, and reduces the appearance of large pores over time.
- An exfoliating & purifying clay mask
- Features a 100% fragrance-free formula
- Contains natural bamboo charcoal & kaolin clay to remove pollution & impurities
- Blended with natural silica beads to gently refine skin texture
- Leaves skin smooth, radiant & purified
INNISFREE Smart Foundation – Rs.800 (Buy here)
This foundation forms a thin, protective film on skin,like an invisible mask, to protect it against air pollutants like dust and other particles.
Gently cleanses impurities while maintaining the skin’s pH levels. Zinc purifies and helps remove excess grease.
Kaya Antox Vit-C Formula – Rs.1,890 (Buy here)
Vitamin C counteracts free radicals responsible for premature skin ageing and delays the appearance of dark spots, fine lines and wrinkles to give you softer, smoother skin.
Souhait Essentials Daily Defence Day Shield Moisturiser with SPF (50 ml) – Rs.775 (Buy here)
Protects your skin from the UV rays of the sun. Works as a moisturizer for your skin and heal dry or cracked skin. Nourishes your skin, giving it a smooth texture and healthy soft feel. ts a Paraben free, light weight day cream with SPF 20 and natural extracts of Bamboo, Rosehip Seed, Pomegranate, Cold Pressed Almond Oil, Raspberry, English Camellia and many more to hydrate, comfort and defend skin from UV and harmful radicals of Urban Pollution. It also repairs and tightens damaged skin for younger and supple finish with regular use. Day Shield will work as a multipurpose cream which will help you to save your time and guard your skin against the beauty woes all day long.
Keihl’s Cilantro And Orange Extract Pollutant Defending Masque – Rs.1,350 (Buy here)
This protective facial mask defends and replenishes skin to help reduce the visible effects of pollution.
Formulated with Cilantro and Orange Extract, our treatment masque helps skin feel strengthened against environmental aggressors while helping to prevent impurities from adhering to skin. With continued use, dull, unhealthy looking skin is renewed, radiant and protected.
The Body Shop Skin Defence Multi-protection – Rs.2,495 (Buy here)
- UVA Protection: PA++++: Helps protect skin from UVA rays, including long UVA rays, which reach deep within the skin and accelerate the process of skin ageing.
- UVB protection: SPF 50 helps protect skin from UVB rays that trigger redness and damage the skin’s surface.
- Anti-oxidant: Helps protect skin from external aggressors such as environmental pollution that weakens the skin’s ability to remain healthy and with red algae extract and viitamin C to brighten.
Just Herbs Rejuvenating Beauty Elixir – Rs.1,125 (Buy here)
- Suits all skin types and is fragrance-free
- Can be used during day (before moisturizer) and at night (before night cream)
- Free from petrochemicals, parabens, SLS/SLES PEG/PPG, Genetically modified ingredients(GMO) and other synthetic ingredients
Clarins UV Plus Anti-pollution Day Screen Multi-Protection – Rs.4,745 (Buy here)
Formulated with Clarins’ exclusive Anti-Pollution Complex—this lightweight, oil-free day screen shields skin from UVA/UVB rays, pollution, and free radical damage. Forms an invisible shield that protects skin from the appearance of dark spots and future aging. Perfect daily defense for younger-looking skin.