With tremendous increase in air pollution nowadays, its important that you take proper care of your heath and skin. Pollutants in the air lead to several skin problems like pigmentation, clogged pores, dull complexion, premature ageing, blackheads and acne to name a few. In order to save your skin from all these signs, this is what you can do…
Scrub– This is a very important step as it not only does helps you get rid of the dead cells, but scrubbing also helps cleaning the traces of pollution from the skin. Scrubbing also ensures that the expensive face creams which you use in anticipation of getting good results work its best by penetrating deep into the skin. Scrub at lest once a week to let your skin breathe.
Apply sunscreen daily– Sunscreen creates a layer of protection to the skin and ensures that the skin does not comes in direct contact of the harmful ultra violet rays and pollution particles.
Night routine– Stick religiously to the night skin care routine and follow all the steps like cleansing, toning and moisturizing. Use a cleanser according to your skin type to get rid of any pollutant off the skin and to cleanse deeply followed by a toner and moisturizer.
Do not sleep with the makeup on– Now this is the worse you can do to your skin even in normal days. Makeup attracts more of micro pollutants since it has oil and moisture in them. Before you go to sleep remove each and every trace of your makeup and follow the night regime thoroughly.
Have enough water– Water helps in getting rid of the toxins from your body and also nourishes the skin. You can also opt for detox or antioxidant water therapies which are easy to prepare at home.
Please quit smoking– If 101 reasons could not justify why you should quit smoking then we think this one reason is enough for you to give it a shot. There is already a lot of smog, pollution, dirt and what not in the air, you don’t need to work harder to kill your lungs. Plus we all know what harm smoking does to skin.