Do You Have Sensitive Skin?

Updated: Jul 6, 2020

Do you have sensitive skin? What is sensitive skin? Let's take a deeper look.


What Causes Sensitive Skin?


Sensitive skin can be caused by a variety of factors, including genetics, environmental exposure, or irritants, among other things. Whatever is the cause of your sensitive skin, it manifests in one or more of the following ways:

  1. An impaired barrier that leads to constant moisture loss.

  2. Dry, flaky skin is common

  3. Visible redness is a sign of underlying and superficial inflammation

  4. Blood vessels are larger and therefore, more visible

Working with your skincare professional can help you narrow down what might be the cause of YOUR specific sensitivity. No two faces are identical and not all treatments are the same. If you want to know more about your skin, contact us for an in-person Skin Scope diagnostic or an online telefacial session.


What Can I do About My Sensitive Skin?


Once the cause of your sensitivity is determined, your skin care professional can recommend a precise course of action that will likely include a customized daily care regimen and professional treatments. Your professional may recommend a combination of products that reduce inflammation, redness, and soothe skin.


The most important thing to look for in your sensitive skin product line is hydrating ingredients that don't aggravate your unique skin. Common hydrating, soothing ingredients include:

  • Hyaluronic Acid

  • Bisabolol

  • Panthenol

  • Shea Butter

Find the perfect product for your sensitive skin now or contact us to set up your free Skin Scope diagnostic session for help building your skin care regimen. It's never too late to start caring for your unique skin!



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