Skin Info Home Skin Conditions & Treatments Cosmetic Treatments Skin Care Basics Daily Skin Care Tips Articles & Videos Skin Info Network About Us Other Skin Conditions
Sensitive Skin
Skin Conditions

Sensitive Skin

All About Cleansing
Proper cleansing with the product that is suitable for your skin can make a huge difference in your skin's appearance.
Caring for Your Sensitive Skin
Signs and Symptoms of Sensitive Skin - You have tingling, tightening, or skin discomfort without visible signs, You easily reacts to cosmetic, and household products, Your skin tends to overreact to external factors: shaving, stress, aesthetic procedures, weather, You have diffuse redness, drying, recurrent irritation of the skin
Do you have sensitive skin?
Make a point of choosing mild, soap-free and fragrance-free cleansing products. Formulations designed for sensitive skin tend to contain non-irritating ingredients.
Managing itchy skin ...
Dry or sensitive skin, eczema, insect bites and contact allergies can cause itchy skin. A traditional way to soothe the itch is to add oatmeal to your bathwater.
Recommended Cleansers According to Skin Type
If you have dry skin, we recommend the use of hard-milled face soaps and gentle synthetic detergents. Mild cleansers are especially useful for you as your skin is prone to irritation, especially during the winter months where humidity is low.
Skin Care Tips for Sensitive Skin Types
If your skin is easily irritated, prone to drying or allergic reactions, or react adversely to temperature changes, or pollution, you likely have sensitive skin. Other common symptoms include reactions to shaving or other physical pressure, overreaction to cosmetics, or a tingling sensation on the skin without the presence of rashes or other physical signs. Sensitive skin affects the facial areas most commonly, but can include other areas of the body. Both genetics and environmental factors contribute to sensitive skin.
Special care for sensitive skin ...
Sensitive skin requires a heightened level of awareness and additional care. That means paying attention to your diet by watching your intake of alcohol, spicy foods and caffeine; and using skin care products, cosmetics, detergents and fabric softeners that are non-sensitizing.
Uncovering the truth about unscented products
Does perfume-free always mean no perfume? Perfume-free products can sometimes still contain perfumes to mask the chemical smell of certain ingredients, but they may be labeled as preservatives instead.
Your babys delicate skin
Your babys skin is delicate and can be very sensitive. Before dressing your infant in any new clothing, make sure to wash them first to remove any traces of potentially irritating agents used in the manufacturing process.