Anti-pollution Skin Care
Did you realize that our skin, especially our face, is exposed to pollution every day. I’ve always been a big proponent of using sunscreen, no matter what time on the year it is, but I never really though about protecting my skin from pollution. So you make be asking yourself what do I need to protect my skin from, and why? Pollution is the introduction of harmful materials into the environment. We really think about outdoor pollution such as can be vehicle emissions, industrial emissions, agricultural emissions and forest fires. But free of us think about indoor pollution such as gas stoves, bacteria, mold, allergens, flooring and cleaning products. Did you know that pollution can accelerate signs of aging in the skin. When pollutants pass through the skin, they irritate and dehydrate, which over time can damage the skin and cause premature fine lines, wrinkles and dark spots. Protecting and preserving your skin’s health by neutralizing all forms of pollutants is something we all can do to help prevent the effects pollution has on our skin. The new Anti-pollution line from Avon boasts some key ingredients to help combat the effects of pollution. Charcoal is known for its ability to absorb toxins and pollutants. Charcoal acts like a magnet, to detoxify your skin as it draws impurities, dirt and bacteria from the skin’s surface.Matcha powder has remarkable properties to keep your complexion fresh and healthy. It’s a powerful antioxidant. It is a finely milled form of green tea loaded with vitamins, minerals and superfood antioxidants that helps neutralize and visibly repair pollution damage. Matcha is instrumental in reducing inflammation. It offers a one-two punch for the skin. First it exfoliates and eliminates dead skin cells, then it rejuvenates the underlying skin to improve your complexion. It helps to diminish the signs of aging. Ginger when applied topically has major anti-aging benefits. It contains around 40 antioxidant properties that prevent free radical damage and protect against aging. It also evens skin tone and improves elasticity. Ginger has been used for centuries to help visibly even skin tone and boost skin’s ability to repair itself. Amla, commonly known as Indian Gooseberry, is a fruit that contains high levels of vitamin C. A powerful antioxidant to help brighten your skin. This fruit also helps to tone and tighten your skin, and make it firm and soft. Vitamin C is also known to brighten and improve skin’s radiance Kaolin, found in the mask, it is also known as soft white clay. Kaolin is an essential ingredient that gently and instantly detoxes for more purified skin. Kaolin also helps to cleanse and exfoliate dead skin cells and debris from the surface.