They’ve seen an upsurge in demand in China due to concerns about air pollution and they’re about to make a splash here too. From what they do to which ones scrub up best, here’s what you need to know
Is air pollution taking its toll on your skin? If so, you’re not alone – with rising levels prompting everything from
This Works Light Time Cleanse & Glow, £30 for 75ml
If you have dull skin, this fatigue-fighting jojoba-rich cleanser acts as an effective wake-up-call (better than a splash of water to the face). Containing water-activated
Vichy Normaderm Anti-Blemish 3-in-1 Cleansing + Scrub + Mask, £12 for 125ml
If you have oily skin, you’ll especially appreciate the triple threat of benefits that this pick provides. Great used as a daily cleanser, a bi-weekly scrub or a weekly mask, it sloughs off dead skin cells and debris to leave skin squeaky clean.
Allies of Skin Fresh Slate Brightening Cleanser + Masque, £38 for 50ml
Sand & Sky Flash Perfection Exfoliating Treatment, £34.90 for 100ml
Formulated to absorb excess sebum, mattify and refine pores, this five minute in-shower treatment is ideal for targeted T-zone control and oilier skin types. Containing macadamia and bamboo to remove dead skin cells and fruit acids for more intensive exfoliation, it helps create a smooth, slick-free canvas for your makeup to go on top of.