6 Powerful Products That Protect Skin Against Pollution and Sun Damage

Clocking in some time outside may feel like a breath of fresh air, but all that sunshine and polluted air can wreak serious havoc on your skin. So, put an invisible shield between you and all those environmental assailants (while also reversing damage in the process!) with the following potent formulas. 

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Biopelle® Tensage® Antioxidant Defense Serum ($125)

Offering a full spectrum of antioxidant benefits to help protect against environmental damage and correct photodamage, this serum pairs growth factors derived from snail secretions with protective antioxidants. The end result: a powerful product to help safeguard skin against the environmental stressors responsible for visible signs of aging.


Colorescience® Sunforgettable Total Protection Face Shield ($39)

Featuring SPF 50, chemical-free actives and a high percentage of zinc oxide, this powerful sunscreen is about as invisible as it comes, successfully soaking into skin immediately and blending into all skin tones. 


HUM Nutrition Turn Back Time ($40)

Supplements have burst onto the scene as a necessary part of a youth-boosting beauty regimen, and this powerful blend of anti-aging phytonutrients and antioxidants is the perfect example. Not only does it work from the inside out to help improve skin firmness and elasticity, but it also protects skin from UV radiation to decrease sun damage.



This innovative three-in-one night serum combines melatonin, bakuchiol (a natural antioxidant with retinol-like properties) and vitamin C to work while you sleep. It helps your skin recover from the day and prepares it to fight the stresses of tomorrow for a healthier, younger look.


PARODI Daily Moisturizing Hand Cream ($18)

This rich, yet quick-absorbing formula is the antidote for hands that are frequently exposed to irritants like water, heat or chemicals and crave moisture. Even the hardest-working hands will feel softer and smoother.


SkinMedica® LUMIVIVE™ System ($265)

LUMIVIVE™ is the most sophisticated multitasking skin care system from SkinMedica®. By protecting from blue light and environmental stressors during the day, and revitalizing and detoxifying skin at night, LUMIVIVE™ brings new radiance and vitality to skin.