The redness and pain that occur when your skin reacts to an irritant or gets injured is inflammation. It’s not hard to miss. But you might not know that you have low levels of invisible inflammation angering your skin all the time. Factors like stress, pollution, harsh chemicals and sun exposure can cause your immune system to kick into high gear, wearing on your skin over time. Try these soothing solutions to help your skin keep calm and carry on.
A soothing mix of nut, fruit and seed oils, Beuti Skincare Beauty Sleep Elixir ($75) is rich in omegas and vitamins to fight inflammation while you sleep.
Dr Roebuck’s Protect & Prevent Serum ($80) uses ginseng extract to protect skin from UV rays and blueberry extract to relieve skin damage.
Like a green juice for your skin, the Soapwalla Phosphorescence Facial Mask ($78) is full of algae and food-grade chlorophyll, a potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compound.