Monday, 04 July 2022 09:10

How To Take Care of Sensitive Skin

Finding the perfect skincare that goes with your skin type can be challenging, but it must be undertaken to protect the body from age and temperature. However, if you choose the wrong type of products to apply, you may end up with sensitive skin.

Woman with sensitive skinPh. Kimia Zarifi (unsplash)

Skin can be subject to allergies, excessive foliation caused by daily usage of products that irritate the skin, high temperature, dry weather, and eczema.

If you have sensitive skin, finding the right skincare products can be quite difficult.

Many products are too harsh and end up making your skin worse, so you should opt for products made from natural ingredients, such as Misumi’s products. This brand offers expert solutions for acne-prone skin and guarantees effective results.

In this blog post, we'll share tips on how to take care of your sensitive skin. We'll also recommend some of our favourite skincare products that are gentle enough for sensitive skin. So, if you're looking for ways to improve your skin health, keep reading!

Determine Your Skin’s Sensitivity Level

Woman with bright skinPh. Feur Kaan (Unsplash)

First, you need to determine whether your skin is sensitive or if you instead have another skin condition. To identify your skin’s sensitivity level, look for clues in your skin pattern and find out if there are differences in the level of your skin.

For instance, if your skin is naturally pale, you can spot some red spots due to irritation. If your skin is of a darker shade, you can notice some itching. To protect your skin’s sensitivity, one must understand the different factors that can affect skin sensitivity.

Not everyone is exposed to the same factors. Some people are affected because of a wrong choice of products, some because of sudden temperature change, some because they don’t like the heat, and others’ skin is sensitive to cold.

Skin sensitivity can be caused by multiple agents, so check which one of them would harm your skin to understand how to protect it. One way to ensure good skincare in the long term is to use the perfect products to protect you.

Sometimes, you can only find what works for them through an experiment with different products and seeking professional help. Whether your skin is dry or oily, a professional can always recommend what goes better with your skin type. Finally, follow a regular skincare routine to keep your skin healthy.

Choose the Right Skincare Products

Skincare productsPh. Alesia Kozik (pixel)

Choosing the right products is the biggest step when attempting to protect the skin from any inconvenience. If you choose wrong, the skin may experience side effects such as irritations, allergies, and eczema.
Therefore, if you have sensitive skin, choosing skincare products that are gentle and won't cause irritation is important. Of course, you shouldn’t try it out on the entire skin surface all at once, but test out the new skincare products on a small patch of skin before using them all over your face.

This way, you will be protecting your body in case of any side effects, and you’ll find out if this product is the best to use or a must-avoid. Stay away from regular exfoliation when you have sensitive skin because it can affect your skin surface and worsen things. Instead, moisturise your skin and keep it hydrated.

Also, try to look for products labelled “sensitive” or “for sensitive skin.” When in doubt, packages are the answer; they will provide you with the necessary information concerning the products you’re about to try out, including whether they contain harsh chemicals, artificial fragrances, exfoliators, or natural and organic elements that can improve your skincare experience.

If you feel more comfortable using natural hacks to take care of the skin, we recommend drinking plenty of water and getting enough sleep to keep your skin healthy and hydrated.

Adjust Your Skincare Routine

Woman using a roller on her face Ph. Pavel Danilyuk (Unsplash)

Some people follow a skincare routine to fix their skin from unwanted effects, some simply look for the glow, and others just want their skin to look fine when they go to work.

In any way, it’s important to adjust your skincare routine to your best interest. If you have sensitive skin, there are some steps to follow to ensure a better glow. Try using a gentle face wash that doesn't contain any harsh chemicals nor alcohol, fragrance, or other harsh ingredients to avoid irritation. Instead, apply moisturiser to your skin every day to keep it hydrated, and use lukewarm or cold water to wash your face to ensure the pores’ opening.

Moreover, if you're experiencing redness or irritation on the skin level, avoid rubbing it or applying random products to get rid of it. Instead, try using an Aloe Vera gel to soothe your skin. Many research has shown that Aloe Vera products relieve the skin from any irritation and overheating.

Drink Plenty of Water and Eat Healthily

Healthy FoodPh. Ella Olsson (Unsplash)

A healthy body equals a healthy mind, and your body is nothing but a mirror reflecting how healthy you are. To keep your skin healthy and young, keep your body hydrated by drinking plenty of water daily to stay hydrated.
Dry skin is the number one enemy and can cause many complications. Therefore, it is important to drink as much as possible, perhaps squeezing some lemon in your water for a further glow!

And while we’re speaking of keeping it healthy, try to eat plenty of fruits and vegetables instead of processed foods and sugary drinks to get the nutrients your body needs. Keep it energetic by getting enough sleep at night and regular exercise to spend the day refreshed and in a good mood. There’s nothing worse for the skin than having dark circles under your eyes and an exhausted skin covering your body.

Take care of yourself, and give yourself some breaks throughout the day to meditate, relax and rejuvenate. Stay away from anything that can stress you out, and more importantly, be happy! Your sensitive skin will thank you for that!

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