Sensitive skin care is not as easy as some people think it is. Since sensitive skin easily reacts to many ingredients in sensitive skin care products, and also to environmental factors; people with this type of skin might easily get annoyed at trying to find product that suit them. To help you along, here are four ways to determine which sensitive skincare products are right for you.
Stick with what you’ve experienced to have worked for you. You may have tried various facial skin care products, and found out that some of them made your face red, irritated and itchy, while some felt less so. With some, acne breakouts came about, and some left stinging sensations all over. Stay away from those skin products. Remember that your skin is not the same as most people; and that sensitive skin can only take so much exposure to many ingredients. If a product seems to be working well as a good moisturizer or toner, instead of moving along to the next one, stay with that.
Choose skincare products carefully. When you shop at pharmacies, inspect carefully the label so you’d know its intended for sensitive skin. These products would usually be devoid of fragrances, perfumes, dyes, and preservatives – ingredients sensitive skin ought not to get exposed to, else allergic reactions ensue.
Try out organic skin care products. These products tend to work well on sensitive skin mostly because they lack chemicals processed into the lotion, toner, or exfoliant. You won’t get harsh irritants from these. Organic acne skincare and anti aging skincare products are on the rise because of the spreading knowledge of people about the effects of chemicals on our skins.
Go homemade, make your own natural skin care products. Did you know that oatmeal and eggs are two of the common ingredients for homemade products? A non-complicated mix of honey and oatmeal, for example, is a good cleanser. Honey moisturizes, while oatmeal cleanses and acts as an exfoliants. As for eggs, beat one in a small bowl, raw, and apply it on your face. It’s got lots of Vitamin A that’s good for your skin.
Remember, sensitive skin care depends on being careful – about what you use, the beauty skin care products you buy, and your washing habits. These four tips work because they have your kind of skin in mind.
Luke Bond is a skincare product specialist and writer for Skincare Secrets, an online resource for natural healthy skincare products designed to treat a variety of skin concerns and problems. He enjoys sharing his skincare knowledge with others through writing articles and publishing the Skincare Update offered by the site.