With large chunks of our time now unavoidably being spent in front of screens, it’s easy to forget our devices are actually having an effect on our skin,
eyes and overall health. But with new formulations that are smarter than ever, the concept of blue light protective beauty is now a reality; and something to seriously consider investing in.
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Beauty haul: blue light protection Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Supercharged Complex Synchronized Recovery
Tried and trusted, Estee Lauder’s Advanced Night Repair formula features intense hydrator, hyaluronic acid but also eight hours of antioxidant power, which combats pollution and defends against blue light. Read reviews for Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Supercharged Complex Synchronized Recovery
Revlon PhotoReady Candid Foundation
One of the first foundations with anti-pollution and blue light protection at the forefront, this medium coverage, natural looking foundation is also created without oils, parabens, phthalates and synthetic dyes. Read reviews Revlon PhotoReady Candid Foundation
here. Skinceuticals C E Ferulic
While not specifically developed to counteract blue light, Skinceuticals is considered the ‘antioxidant authority’ and C E Ferulic is widely known as the best. By neutralizing free radicals on the upper layer of the skin, the daytime serum prevents pollution and light damage, while repairing damage that already exists. Find it at skinceuticals.com.au, $166
Bareminerals Complexion Rescue Defense SPF 15
This daily moisturiser has uniquely combined sugar molecules and mineral SPF to defend skin against sun damage, exhaust, smoke, pollution and blue light. Plus, it uses natural pearl particles to seriously enhance glow. Find it at mecca.com.au, $49
Dr. Barbara Sturm Anti-Pollution Drops Digital and Air Pollution Protection For Your Skin
Treating some of the world’s most famous faces, Dr. Barbara Sturm is a pioneer when it comes to skincare. Using a cocoa bean derived formula that works to counteract the ageing effects of blue light, this serum also stimulates skin healing and repair. Find it at mecca.com.au, $219
Would you invest in blue light protective products?