Good skin care requires a lot of effort. A healthy diet, adequate intake of water, avoiding alcohol and smoking along with proper skin care regime will help the skin age gracefully and beautifully. Healthy skin is better able to fight signs of aging, heals much faster and staves off potential disease better than unhealthy skin. 

Sensitive skin requires extra special care. The delicate and fragile skin cannot take harsh, chemical-based products and thus you must be very selective about what you put on the skin. Choosing the wrong product can make your face look tomato red, with irritations and a rash. 

If you are confused about sensitive skin, observe a few things about your face. Does your face have unusual redness to it, gets irritated with any chemical cosmetics or skin care product that you apply and gets bumps and dry patches often? Then there’s no doubt about it that you have sensitive skin and it needs your attention too. 

Here are some important ways to protect your sensitive skin

  • Protect Your Skin from Sun
    One of the most important ways to take care of your skin is to protect it from the sun. Exposure to sun can cause wrinkles, age spots and other skin problems like skin cancer. It is always recommended to use a sunscreen with an SPF of at least 15.

  • Treat Your Skin Gently
    Using hot water on your skin can remove oils from the skin and make it drier. Use warm water rather than hot water. Avoid strong soaps or cleansers that can strip oil and moisture from your skin. After washing or bathing, gently pat or blot your skin. Dry your towel so that some moisture stays on your skin.

  • Stress & Sleep
    Uncontrolled stress can make your skin more sensitive and create skin problems. To encourage healthy skin and a healthy state of mind. Getting proper sleep helps you to rejuvenate. While you sleep, your skin in it it’s repairing mode. Hence it is recommended to have stress-free sleep for at least 8 hours.

  • Maintaining Skin Care Routine
    Following CTOM as a part of your skincare routine is essential to maintain healthy skin. Using toners for your skin can make your skin look hydrated. It wipes out all the impurities and can make your skin feel softer and supple.

Apart from these ways to protect your skin, make a note of these quick and effective tips that may come handy to maintain your sensitive skin.

  1. It is very important that you check the ingredients present in the product to avoid any skin irritation or allergy.

  2. It is better to do a skin patch test and wait for some time to see is there are any reaction or allergy.

  3. It is vital that you hydrate your skin in order to avoid any dryness.