As vibrant and rewarding as living in a city is, the impact of a hectic and stressful urban lifestyle can wreak havoc on your skin. It’s not just the damaging effects of UV rays that cause premature wrinkles and pigmentation in the skin; pollution, and everyday dirt and grime that city-dwellers face lead to congestion, as well a dull, dehydrated complexion. Here, we round up some of the best products to safeguard your skin from the elements and stresses that are associated with city living. From comforting cleansers and masks specifically designed to fight pollution by brands [Clarins](https://www.fenwick.co.uk/brands/clarins), [Kiehl’s](https://www.fenwick.co.uk/search/?cgid=kiehls) and [Eve Lom](https://www.fenwick.co.uk/search/?cgid=eveLom), to high-performance detoxifying moisturisers from [By Terry](https://www.fenwick.co.uk/brands/by-terry) and Lancer. See our pick of clarifying toners and overnight oils, plus make-up with anti-ageing benefits – [bareMinerals](https://www.fenwick.co.uk/search/?cgid=bareMinerals)' Complexion Rescue Defense contains a mineral SPF 30 as well as cacao extract to fight the effects of blue light from screens for optimal indoor and outdoor protection.
City-Smart Beauty: How to Protect Your Skin from the Elements
18th August 2018
As brilliant as living in a city is, the impact of a hectic lifestyle can wreak havoc on your skin – from premature wrinkles and pigmentation to a congested, dull complexion. We round some of the best products to safeguard your skin from pollution, stress and UV rays.
Caudalie Vineactiv Overnight Detox Oil, £30
REN Clarifying Toning Lotion, £17
La Mer The Refreshing City Collection, £195
Dermalogica Stress Positive Eye Lift, £55
Lancôme Effacernes Longue Tenue Concealer SPF 30, £23.50
Purophi Alfa Tonic, £30
bareMinerals Complexion Rescue Defense, £35
Clarins Extra Comfort Anti-Pollution Cleansing Cream, £25
By Terry Detoxilyn City Cream, £86
Lancer The Method: Nourish Blemish Control, £105
Eve Lom Rescue Mask 100ml, £55
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