Sensitive skin refers to a range of conditions, from genetic ailments, such as rosacea and eczema, to severe allergies. While many people can have a skin reaction at some point or another to a product or ingredient, those with persistent issues are classified as having sensitive skin.
Often with sensitive skin the actual problem is dry skin which can be caused by hot or cold weather, or low humidity in the air. This is something that we need to be aware of and not just fall back on the ‘oh, my skin is sensitive,’ If this is the case it could mean that the skin needs to be correctly hydrated, rather than being treated for its sensitive nature.
A range of cosmetic products for sensitive skin, be it face or body, skin that is sensitive and reactive due to either/or internal and external factors. Face creams for sensitive skin that help to calm and soothe the skin, reducing redness and restoring a healthier and more radiant skin.
How to avoid sensitive skin?
There are a number of daily things that we can do to try and avoid our skin becoming sensitive that are outside of the cosmetic treatment/prevention route and just using face creams for sensitive skin, these will help enormously to keep the skin from feeling sensitive, these are:
- Take short 5 to 10 minute showers with warm, not hot, water
- Avoid harsh astringents and exfoliants
- Use a gentle, fragrance-free soap
- Use essential oils instead of perfumes
- Use a gentle, fragrance-free laundry detergent
- Try using organic cleaning supplies
As in many things relating to our health and wellbeing, our lifestyle choices can directly affect us, in this case our skin. So its important that we try and practice these simple changes to our lifestyle, which in turn will help to lessen the sensitive nature of our skin.
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