6 tips on how to look after hypersensitive skin

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Many of our customers suffer from hypersensitive skin, intermittently or constantly, so there’s a big demand on people looking for ways to calm this type of skin type.

Here’s some great tips from Women’s Health Mag about tips of looking after hypersensitive skin.

1. Test First, Apply Second
When using a new product, always, always do a test run on a small, inconspicuous patch of skin (like behind your ear) before applying. Wait at least 24 hours for signs of irritation, redness, or other skin freak-outs. If your skin is hypersensitive, repeat this test run on a patch next to your eye. All clear? You’re safe to apply with abandon.

Hypoallergenic products and sensitive skin are besties, right? Not necessarily. Since there are no federal standards to govern the word “hypoallergenic,” products bearing this claim are not always suitable for sensitive skin. Don’t buy the hype blindly. Refer to tip number 1 before slathering away.

3. Moisturize with Vigilance
Sensitive skin is even more vulnerable to the elements and will benefit from a proper skin-care schedule. Dutifully moisturize both morning and night to protect skin from water loss and to maintain a healthy barrier from the daily onslaught of environmental factors, including pollution and wind.

4. Always Read Labels
Knowledge is power—arm yourself by reading labels. Look for products free from fragrances and paraben preservatives, two common causes of irritation and flare-ups. And the shorter the ingredient list, the better: The American Academy of Dermatology recommends using products with less than 10 ingredients for sensitive skin. The more complicated a formula, the more likely you are to introduce an irritant.

5. Wash Wisely
Keep pores clear and surface debris scarce by washing twice a day (any more can be too much for sensitive skin). Choose a cleanser that is formulated for sensitive skin but isn’t so gentle that you need to scrub really hard to remove makeup or residual grime. Be gentle: blot dry (no rubbing, please) and apply moisturizer straight away for maximum absorption.

6. Go With Less
Sensitive skin is easily overwhelmed so it’s best to keep your everyday skincare products simple: All you really need is a gentle cleanser, moisturizer, and sunscreen.

One of our best selling products for sensitive skin is Guinot Creme Hydra Sensitive — Face Cream, which is a “Repairing and Protecting” Cream.

  • Soothes feelings of hypersensitivity, discomfort and redness.
  • Reinforces the skin’s natural defences.
  • Quickly reduces feeling of heat.

How to use: Use as a one-month treatment, morning and/or evening.

Active component: Lymphokine improves skin tolerance by combining an immediate soothing action to reduce irritation with a protecting action, which reinforces the skin’s natural defences.

 

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