Book gift ideas for every kind of reader
Book gift ideas for every kind of reader

Amanda Kavanagh

Something to do in lockdown? Sort out the photos at home
Something to do in lockdown? Sort out the photos at home

Amanda Kavanagh

3 dreamy waterside homes for €200,000 around the country
3 dreamy waterside homes for €200,000 around the country

Megan Burns

20 beautiful destination restaurants to visit in Ireland this summer
20 beautiful destination restaurants to visit in Ireland this summer

Sarah Finnan

Long Covid: ‘I never expected chronic fatigue and its impact on my family’
Long Covid: ‘I never expected chronic fatigue and its impact on my family’

Jennifer McShane

How to navigate the first tentative steps towards separation and divorce
How to navigate the first tentative steps towards separation and divorce

Amanda Cassidy

True crime documentary ‘The Jinx’ resumes in real life (sort of)
True crime documentary ‘The Jinx’ resumes in real life (sort of)

Jennifer McShane

Marianne Smyth, aka @smythsisters, on summer pieces you’ll wear again and again
Marianne Smyth, aka @smythsisters, on summer pieces you’ll wear again and again

Holly O'Neill

8 classic (and brilliant) true crime documentaries to watch next
8 classic (and brilliant) true crime documentaries to watch next

Jennifer McShane

10 binge-worthy royal TV series and films to watch while in lockdown (that aren’t The Crown)
10 binge-worthy royal TV series and films to watch while in lockdown (that aren’t The...

Jennifer McShane

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5 Of The Best Skincare Pollution Fighters And Protectors


by Melanie Morris
22nd Aug 2016
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Pollution is never a good thing, but are we aware of the damage it’s doing to our skin? MELANIE MORRIS recommends five fabulous products that fight pollution and protect the skin.?

Prevage City Smart SPF50 Hydrating Shield, €65

Privage City Smart

Tested in conditions with an AQI of 500+, this gamechanger product screens out 98% of harmful UVB rays; it provides broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection and improves skin tone whilst also reducing discolouration, thanks to a rich feed of anti-oxidants and exclusive DNA enzyme- boosting complex.

Kiehl’s Cilantro and Orange Extract Pollutant Defending Mask, €34

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A delicious leave-on, overnight mask, this uses oil from the coriander (cilantro) seed to boost skin barrier function, and antioxidant-rich orange extract to renew and nourish. Use up to three times weekly.

Clarins Booster Repair, €39?

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One of three elixirs (others are Detox and Energy) to restore the skin from external aggressors. ?Add a few drops to any skincare to reduce the feeling of discomfort, strengthen the skin and reduce environmental inflammation and redness. Can be used day and night.

SkinCeuticals CE Ferulic, €150

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A hero product in the antioxidant category, apply this impactful serum on cleansed skin each day as step one of a protective, effective skincare regime.

The Body Shop Himalayan Charcoal Purifying Glow Mask, €25

The Body Shop Himalayan Charcoal Mask €25.00 1

Inspired by Ayurvedic traditions, this mud mask contains bamboo charcoal to draw out impurities from the pores, plus antioxidant-rich green tea and cleaning, anti-bacterial tea tree oil.

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