The Middle East may be a wonderful place to live, but the extremely hot and humid weather, topped off with pollution, can wreak havoc on your skin. Did you know that pollution causes your skin to age rapidly? The silent-but-dangerous aggressor generates free radicals that seep down into your skin and speeds the corrosion of your cells, which in turn leads to a whole lot of issues including premature ageing, uneven pigmentation and dull, sallow and lifeless skin. Scary stuff. In case those weren't enough, the bonus culprits that damage your skin are exhaust fumes from cars and cigarette smoke.
Thankfully, urban skincare products are on the rise, which means we're armed with products to protect our skin from nasties and prevent it from reaching the point of no return. So, if protecting your skin from these pollutants is not a part of your daily skincare routine, it's time to make it a priority. Here are a few cult-favourite anti-pollution products for you to add to your skincare routine.