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ONE FOR THE ROAD: Makeup That Protects You From Pollution

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Our beauty cabinets might be cramped from the most pigmented lip formulas to the lushest glow potions but even the strictest of us fail to tackle the biggest irritant we face daily: pollution. Let’s not forget that India is listed as one of the most polluted countries on earth. That said, it would be pretty wise to consider these essentials to shield your skin from all the poison. I mean c'mon, We‘re not going to let a bunch of poor quality air ruin our skin sheet. Oh, hell no.

Presenting the top 7 anti-pollution makeup products that’ll help you to achieve flawless look


Nykaa SkinShield Anti-Pollution Matte Foundation

Our in-house line just dropped a new foundation range and to tbh, it's pretty rad. Enter the Nykaa SkinShield Anti-Pollution Matte FoundationThis high-performing foundation is enriched with antioxidants and glycerine to give your skin a lush dose hydration and protect your skin from harsh dust and micro particles as well. Designed to reduce your pore size and provide oil control, this anti-pollution makeup formula comes with a whopping fifteen gorgeous shades. There's one for everyone. Yas!


Lakme 9 to 5 Naturale Finishing Powder - Universal Shade

Picture this. You put your face on in the morning and you head to work only to face a makeup meltdown right before you reach your office. Your taxi ride literally ruined your base. Not cool. Now, before you lose hope here's what worked for us. We bank on the Lakme 9 to 5 Naturale Finishing Powder- Universal Shade. This translucent aloe-infused super powder promises to protect your skin from smog, dust storms and exhaust fumes. Plus, this shade is tailor-made for every skin tone. You see why we love it?

Dermalogica Skinperfect Primer SPF 30

We already assume that you have a go-to primer that’s probably close to the last squeeze. If yes, we see this as a good thing, because it’s probably best you switch to the Dermalogica Skinperfect Primer SPF 30. Add this Soy Protein infused makeup primer to your usual lineup now to guard you pollutants.  Plus it comes with a whopping SPF 30 to keep you protected from the sun. Your complexion will thank you later.

INNOXA Pollution Protect Foundation

What’s better than a full coverage foundation? A pollution protection foundation. You heard us. The INNOXA Pollution Protect Foundation is a miracle formula designed with an active ingredient called innosoft that helps to combat grubby air, purifies and protects the skin against any environmental stress. Wait there’s more. This base is rich in Papaya extracts that acts as a powerful antioxidant to protect the skin against free radical damage.

Note Mineral Blusher

Note to self. Always remember that  Manganese activates the B1, B3 and Vitamin C metabolisms to comfort your skin. What does that have to do with anything, you ask? Well, the Note Mineral Blusher has just about everything that we just mentioned. Here’s the bonus though. This silky powder blush contains a generous dose of Vitamin E that promises to protect your skin against muddy factors.

Natio Antioxidant Lip Shine

We can all agree that a good lip gloss is mandatory when it comes to girls’ makeup routine. What if we told you that you can rely on the Natio Antioxidant Lip Shine for that perfect pout with a rich sprinkle of vitamins and fruit extracts. If you ask us, we totally recommend the shade Love from this range.  This moisturising gloss nourishes while giving your lips a sublime polished finish with a healthy protection. Ciao dust particles.

Innisfree City Pollution Defender Micellar Water

So we spoke about the what you can put on your face,  but taking it all off before you hit the sack is just as important. Get your hands on the Innisfree City Pollution Defender Micellar Water. Eliminate all that makeup and dirt off your face in just a few swipe by adding this revolutionary product to your regime. You’ll notice healthier skin the next day. Think about it. Mornings are just a little better when you wake up with happy skin. Right?
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