Sensitive skin is followed by redness, itching and inflammation which characterizes its hyper-reactivity. You’ll need to be aware of its sensitivity in order to make it better to feel comfortable in your own skin.

Symptoms

Sensitive skin is very subject to outside aggressors. Sensitive skin suffers from redness, itching and is followed by heat, more itching and redness.

Sources

Different factors, isolated or combined can be the underlying cause for this sensitivity:

These can include

Vascular nature – As a result of consuming too much spicy food or alcohol the walls of the blood vessels become very fragile. This has an effect on the look of your skin.

Surroundings effects – the surroundings can have an effect on your skin. This can be as a result of wind, dryness, cold weather and pollution all which can trigger itching and inflammations.

Contact with substance – the skin sensitivity can be a result of it coming in contact with a substance which does not agree with it.

Atopic – skin which can suffer from this type of eczema is always subject to hyper reactivity.

Treatment

What is the point of the treatments – hydration and reducing its sensitivity

In order for you to get your skin to a level which you feel comfortable with you’ll need to pay attention to the following steps

  1. You’ll need to gently cleanse the skin regularly to keep the physiological balance of the epidermis. This is the outer layer of the skin.
  2. You’ll need to use products which are aimed for people with sensitive skin as well as calming effects. This should be done in the morning to freshen up the skin.
  3. Use thermal water rich on selenium
  4. Use hypoallergenic makeup which hydrates the skin and reduces its sensitivity.

Every skin is different and having a sensitive skin is a very subjective thing. You will really need to experiment to find the right treatment and combination that suits your skin.