HOW TO TAKE CARE OF SENSITIVE SKIN
Sensitive skin shows excessive reactions (redness, blushing, itching, tightness, flakiness) to the influence of such provocative factors as frost, wind, new cosmetic products, medications, fatty and spicy food. This happens because the hydrolipidic mantle becomes damaged and, as a result, your skin’s protective abilities decrease.
It is not surprising that due to the lack of lipids, people with dry skin suffer from hypersensitivity more often. However, oily skin can also become sensitive if you make some mistakes in your beauty routine. For example, if you over-cleanse your skin or over-dry it with aggressive cleansers containing alcohol.
Besides, severe stress can cause sensitivity. That’s why more and more women are likely to suffer from hypersensitive skin.
I have made a list of everything you need to do to take care of sensitive skin correctly.
Pay close attention to the compositions of cosmetic products for sensitive skin. They shouldn’t contain alcohol, phthalates, parabens, essential oils, perfumes (aromatic ingredients are among the most irritating factors), soap, and surface-active agents.
The main components of beauty products for sensitive skin should include hyaluronic and linoleic acids, vitamin C, carite and grape seed oil, chamomile extract, magnesium, probiotics, Aloe Vera, Cetnella Asiatica, thermal water, squalane, ceramides, and antioxidants.
Apply sunscreen creams with mineral filters every day (even if the weather is not sunny).
Don’t use abrasive and gommage scrubs because sharp abrasive particles can scratch and damage your skin. Instead, use delicate peeling products that contain enzymes and PHA-acids (polyhydroxybutyrate).
You can improve your skin condition by relieving stress. To do this, get enough sleep (it is best to go to bed before 10 p.m.), meditate, relax to your favorite music, and take magnesium capsules, if necessary (don’t forget to consult a physician beforehand).
Keep to a clear system in your daily beauty routine. Don't apply too many layers of skincare products and don't test novelty products too often.
When washing your face with running water, give preference to cool and lukewarm temperatures. Strong temperature fluctuations can lead to skin irritation.