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A good cleanser is so important for those riding on the road. Cleanse before you set off with a vitamin-rich wash like Simple Foaming Cleanser, £4.49, from its Kind To Skin range.
And to complete your skin’s antioxidant routine, Cowshed Raspberry Seed Facial Oil, £36, protects the skin from environmental damage. Packed full of vitamins, it’s essentially a smoothie for your face that your pores will adore.
Chances are you’ve faced a lot of nasty fumes on your ride in, so you’ll want to scrub the impurities away. Clinique 7 Day Scrub Cream, £20, is amazing for gentle daily exfoliation.
If you’re using a public bike, make sure you wash your hands before you put them anywhere near your skin. The bacteria from handlebars will cause breakouts if you touch your face, so keep a travel-sized tube of antibacterial gel in your kit (Soap & Glory’s Hand Maid is £2.50 at Boots).
If you don’t have time to do your full routine, always have some easy facial pads to hand to wipe away as much dirt as you can – Superdrug Tea Tree Facial Cleansing Pads are £3.29.