Have you ever experienced redness, a slight tingling or burning sensation on your skin? These are all signs of skin sensitivity. However, even if you experience these symptoms, it doesn’t always mean you suffer from sensitive skin.

Those with ‘normal’ skin can still experience occasional skin sensitivity. This can be due to over-washing, using very hot water, or using the incorrect products.

It’s important to understand whether you truly suffer from skin sensitivity as is the first step in creating a skincare regimen that is perfect for you.

You have sensitive skin if your skin is reactive. This means you’re likely to develop the below symptoms in response to certain triggers. Sensitive skin sufferers will also experience these symptoms on a regular and recurring basis.

-Redness

-Itchiness

-Dryness

-Sunburn occurs easily

-Peeling/Flaking

-Burning Sensation

Common triggers include soaps, fragrances and skincare products.

 

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