Monsoon is here! But it’s all fun and games until the humidity hits your skin. Plus, dust particles and grime clog your pores, thus causing breakouts and dullness. It’s important to scrub off all that dirt to help your skin breathe.

We’ve picked out five essential skincare products that you need to get your hands on this monsoon to detox and pump up your skin. Go on, stock up!

Freeman Facial Purifying Facial Clay Mask In Acai

Photo source:Freemanbeauty

Photo source: Freemanbeauty

This power pack comprises the goodness of eight crucial antioxidants {including acai, cranberry, and goji berry} that your skin needs in order to neutralise any environmental damage. Apart from cleaning out clogged pores, it also helps absorb excess oil that our skin unfortunately loves to produce, thanks to the crazy humidity.

Unlike other clay masks, the fuss-free packaging of this product makes it easy and hygienic to use. The best part? It’s suitable for all skin types.

Where: Buy it here

Price: INR 900 {approx.}

Japanese Konjac Sponges

Photo source: Japanese Konjac Sponges

Photo source: Japanese Konjac Sponges

Want a switch from your boring cleansing routine? The much talked about Konjac sponges are definitely worth trying this monsoon {thanks to the Japanese, we can at least make an attempt to get pore-less skin}. Contrary to their harsh appearance, these sponges are actually extremely gentle on the skin and help deep clean at the same time.

Next time you wash your face, use this new tool to gently rub your skin {in light circular motions} and get rid of clogged pores and dead skin right away

Where: Buy it here

Price: INR 1,560

Avene Thermal Spring Water

Photo source: Thermal Spring Water

Photo source: Thermal Spring Water

Give your good old toner a miss this season and try this refreshing thermal spring water instead. The unique formula of this product helps balance PH levels, thus soothing and calming irritated monsoon skin. Suitable for all skin types and super handy {especially if you’re on the go}, spring water should be your best friend this season. Spray on this product as a morning toner and you’re good to go!

Where: Buy it here

Price: INR 1,145

The Body Shop Spa Of The World Himalayan Charcoal Body Clay

Photo source: The Body Shop

Photo source: The Body Shop

A little bit of spa indulgence never hurt anybody. Especially when the spa comes in such gorgeous royal maroon packaging. The Body Shop Spa of the World range of exotic products has captivated us a little too much, and this body clay is our favourite pick for the season. Charcoal powder draws out impurities from the skin, leaving it squeaky clean and supple—if you’re too busy {or too lazy} to go to a spa this season, the Himalayan Charcoal Body Clay {a spa in itself} is for you.

Where: Buy it here

Price: INR 1,895

Kara Makeup Removal Wipes & Deep Pore Cleansing Wipes

Photo source: Kara Wipes

Photo source: Kara Wipes

Last but not least, Kara’s alcohol-free wipes cater to all skin types and are extremely handy for this weather. We recommend their Seaweed & Lavender make-up removal wipes {a highly underrated product} that removes every particle of make-up and grime from your skin, thus solving two purposes at the same time.

The only drawback—it contains parabens, hence we recommend using this product occasionally {basically when laziness strikes}.

Where: Buy it here

Price: INR 75

Feature photo: Freemanbeauty/The Body Shop