It’s a sad fact: Pollution is unavoidable. And despite our best efforts to recycle and drive fuel-efficient vehicles, pollution isn’t disappearing anytime soon.
While you probably know that inhaling pollution is bad for your lungs and your body overall, you may not realize that it also has a major impact on your skin. Recent studies reveal that pollution contributes to wrinkles, sagging and pigmentation — just as much as (if not more than) UV rays.
However, there’s also good news: Skin care companies have already started to formulate products specifically designed to protect skin from pollution. They’ve added anti-pollution ingredients to everything from mists to oils to sunscreens, so adding one to your routine couldn’t be easier.
Above, seven anti-pollution skin care products to try now.