Sensitive skin is usually very dry, tends to feel tight, and becomes inflamed and irritated easily. Typically, sensitive skin develops reddish and scaly areas, can be itchy and tingly, and is prone to breaking into spots. It is the most problematic and fragile type of skin, which needs a very special type of care.
• A condition common to fair skin types
• More prone to broken capillaries
• Small to fine pore size
• Can be irritated by stress, sun, environment and other factors
• Easily irritated by sun, heat, and many chemicals
Caring for Sensitive Skin: Sensitive skin is highly prone to redness, breakouts, and other forms of chemical irritation. Use soothing and calming products, and avoid heavily scented products. Alcohol and other strong astringents should be avoided to prevent precious oils from being stripped away.