Six products to ‘pollution-proof’ your skin during the Australian summer heat

As the summer temperatures and air pollution rises across Australia, it’s never been more important to take care of your skin. 

Though with an abundance of skincare products to choose from, it’s easy to get caught up in the hype and buy a product that doesn’t suit your skin type. 

Here, FEMAIL has devised the ultimate list of six skincare products to ‘pollution-proof’ your skin throughout the summer months. 

As the summer temperatures and air pollution rises across Australia, it's never been more important to take care of your skin

As the summer temperatures and air pollution rises across Australia, it's never been more important to take care of your skin

As the summer temperatures and air pollution rises across Australia, it’s never been more important to take care of your skin

SKIN REGIMEN CLEANSING CREAM – $60

Made with 89.5% natural ingredients, the Skin Regimen Cleansing Cream is a luxurious anti-pollution face wash. 

Made from a mix of super food extracts, including maqui berry, wild indigo and spinach, creating an organic counteracting foaming cream.

The product also counteracts the effects of stress and aging accelerators – not bad for $60.

The Skin Regimen Cleansing Cream is also great to pack on overnight stays

The Skin Regimen Cleansing Cream is also great to pack on overnight stays

The cleansing cream is made from natural ingredients such as maqui berry

The cleansing cream is made from natural ingredients such as maqui berry

The Skin Regimen Cleansing Cream is also great to pack on overnight stays when away from home  

If you don't incorporate an oil into your skincare routine, you're missing out on essential vitamins your skin needs.

If you don't incorporate an oil into your skincare routine, you're missing out on essential vitamins your skin needs.

If you don’t incorporate an oil into your skincare routine, you’re missing out on essential vitamins your skin needs.

BIOSSANCE 100% SQUALANE OIL – $50

If you don’t incorporate an oil into your skincare routine, you’re missing out on essential vitamins that your skin needs.   

The Biossance 100% Squalane Oil is a lightweight product that mimics a moisturiser our body naturally produces called lipid squalene.

This oil-based product locks in moist vapor and can be used on your face, body and even hair ends.

For only $50, your skin will thrive and thank you later.

ALLIES OF SKIN 1A All DAY POLLUTION REPAIR MASK – $137

While most incorporate face masks into their nightly routine, the Allies Of Skin has changed everything with its 1A All Day Pollution Repair Mask. 

Sitting a little on the pricier side at $137, this powerful leave-on formula will repair dry or damaged skin and replenish moisture back into your skin cells for a full-face glow. 

Rejoice! There's an all-day pollution repair mask to assist dry or damaged skin and replenish moisture back into your facial skin cells

Rejoice! There's an all-day pollution repair mask to assist dry or damaged skin and replenish moisture back into your facial skin cells

Television presenter Liv Lo Golding glows after wearing the Allies Of Skin All Day Pollution Repair Mask (above)

Television presenter Liv Lo Golding glows after wearing the Allies Of Skin All Day Pollution Repair Mask (above)

Rejoice! There’s an all-day pollution repair mask to assist dry or damaged skin and replenish moisture back into your facial skin cells

Peter Thomas Roth provides a great selection of creams, gels and masks to choose from and include in your skincare routine

Peter Thomas Roth provides a great selection of creams, gels and masks to choose from and include in your skincare routine

Peter Thomas Roth provides a great selection of creams, gels and masks to choose from and include in your skincare routine 

PETER THOMAS ROTH MIX MASK & HYDRATE SKINCARE SET – $120

With the Peter Thomas Roth Mix Mask and Hydrate Skincare Set, you are provided with a great selection of their bestselling masks and gels to choose from or try.   

The Irish Moor Mud mask in particular will purify and hydrate skin through its unique formula of hijiki seaweed, volcanic ash and activated charcoal. 

Regardless of which one you choose, or whether you use one for each day, you’re skin will be hydrated in no time at all.  

SYNERGIE SKIN ENVIROSHIELD – $89

To pollution-proof your skin throughout the day, look no further than the Synergie Skin Enviroshield. 

Ideal for at home or while on the go, this item help to counter the effects of air pollutants often found in city locations. 

Simply spray over makeup to protect your skin cells from harmful nano particles.  

Spray the Synergie Skin Enviroshield 2-3 times over makeup or moisturiser for an instant 'dewy' look

Spray the Synergie Skin Enviroshield 2-3 times over makeup or moisturiser for an instant 'dewy' look

Take the bottle to work with you to feel fresh throughout the day

Take the bottle to work with you to feel fresh throughout the day

Spray the Synergie Skin Enviroshield 2-3 times over makeup or moisturiser for an instant ‘dewy’ look

Never wear makeup to bed again after a night out with the Naturally Serious Cold-Pressed Peel Pads

Never wear makeup to bed again after a night out with the Naturally Serious Cold-Pressed Peel Pads

Never wear makeup to bed again after a night out with the Naturally Serious Cold-Pressed Peel Pads 

NATURALLY SERIOUS COLD-PRESSED PEEL PADS – $51

If you’re notorious for sleeping with makeup on, the Naturally Serious pre-soaked pads will be ideal for you. 

Packed with ingredients such as colloidal oatmeal and antimicrobial probiotics, these cold-pressed peel pads will replenish dehydrated skin after a big night out.   

To use, simply apply to clean, dry skin in the morning and/or evening, or use post-workout to quickly cleanse the skin to remove swear, residue and impurities.