People with sensitive skin may be reluctant to try out products that are known to cause skin reactions.
Skin care products can be a minefield for people with sensitive skin. They’re likely to react poorly to anything that contains ingredients that are known irritants (like alcohol), but they also have to worry about the side-effects of other ingredients, like silicone or oil. So what’s a person who has a tough time finding skincare products that work for them supposed to do?
1. Make sure you’re choosing products that are right for your skin type. Products designed for oily, dry or combination skin may contain ingredients that will irritate your sensitive skin.
2. When trying a new product, do a patch test on the inner part of your arm before applying it all over your face. This will allow you to identify any potential allergic reaction before using the product on your face and neck where it can cause more serious harm if there is an allergic reaction.
3. Avoid using soap-based cleansers or facial scrubs as they tend to strip moisture from your skin which can worsen existing dryness issues as well as cause irritation in those with sensitive skin types such as eczema or psoriasis which may lead towards an allergic reaction when using these types of treatments on sensitive areas such as face or neck area where there are more delicate structures which makes them more prone to breaking down when exposed directly with harsh chemicals found within these types of products like soaps or scrubs which can lead towards an