6 WAYS TO PROTECT YOUR FACE FROM THE HARMFUL EFFECTS OF POLLUTION

A thing of beauty is a joy forever. Well said, Mr Keats. If only people could realise the essence of this simple yet deep thought and apply it to their lives. But no, no, no, no. When you have a million other things running inside your head, who cares about what’s on the outside. You should, though.
With the insane rise in pollution levels these days, thanks to more and more industries being set up and the easily affordable motor vehicles which were once considered a luxury but are now a necessity, it is really important to understand that as soon as you step outside the house, the climate is slowly and steadily eating your face alive and the first thing someone looks at when you meet them is your face only. When your face comes in contact with the air full of dust particles and uncountable chemicals, it begins to lose its true self and could even catch harmful infections.
Now don’t lose heart. We have got you covered. Here are six ways in which you can protect your face from the harmful effects of pollution and go outdoors without any fear:-

  1. Drink plenty of water
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Drinking ample amount of water everyday has amazing benefits. It keeps one hydrated, removes most of the toxins from the body, improves circulation and helps the skin breathe.

2. Cover your face when outdoors

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One of the most common ways to protect your face from pollution is by covering it with a mask or a cloth although it is not that effective in the longer run.

3. Moisturize your face
Exposure to pollution results in dark and dull skin. Therefore, applying a good moisturizer to the face can work wonders. It will provide adequate nourishment to the skin, improve cell regeneration and repair damages.

4. Proper Cleansing
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Cleansing the face well helps in removing all the dirt and oil and rejuvenates the skin. Ice cubes with green tea or rose water with cucumber juice can be rolled on the face to relax and refresh it from pollution.

5. Use Facepacks
Various kinds of facepacks such as the aloe vera facepack, the chocolate facepack and many homemade fruit facepacks rich in antioxidants can be used for appropriate detoxification of the  skin thus providing it with  the deserved glow.

6. Use Anti Pollution Face Mist by Pee Safe
Another very effective way to protect the face from pollution is by using Pollution Safe Anti-Pollution Face Mist. A dermatologically tested product, it is extremely easy to use. All you have to do is spray the mist over your face and neck before stepping out. The product contains a proprietary ingredient called Herbashield with the solution additionally enriched with rose water and kiwi water.

So, next time you go outdoors, you know what to do to combat the pollution!

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