чувствительная кожаOn contact with the stimulus sensitive skin reacts with redness, itching, a strong feeling of dryness and tightness. Often, in order to get rid of feelings of discomfort for a couple of days, it is enough to establish exactly which factor the skin reacts in a similar way, and to exclude it from use. However, this approach does not always work and stabilisation of the condition of the skin takes weeks and months.

Regardless of whether you think your skin is sensitive or not, the probability of an adverse reaction to a particular cosmetic product is very high. Because the manifestations of allergic reactions to various stimuli such skin is sensitive. This type of skin reacts not only in cosmetics but also in household products, weather conditions, external stimuli, and so on.

Dermatologists define the sensitive skin on the presence of the following characteristics:

  • Rash, suppurative inflammation, skin erosion
  • Excessive dryness of the skin and insufficient protection of nerve endings.
  • The tendency to irritation, unhealthy glow.

Sometimes for increased skin sensitivity accept the evidence or other skin diseases. Such diseases as psoriasis, rosacea, eczema, or folliculitis (inflammation of hair follicles) are accompanied by irritation, swelling, itching and redness of the skin. Not worth it to try to determine the cause of unhealthy skin condition, this task is better to consult a specialist.


How to calm sensitive skin

First of all, you should pinpoint the product or any component, in which lies the root of the problem and eliminate this irritant factor disuse. For example, a few hours after use of a new concealer or cream, skin rash, swelling, or other signs of irritation, in this case, it is clear that the problem lies in a particular cosmetic product. However, to determine the irritating factor is not always so simple. Often the reaction of the skin to an allergen or irritant is manifested through quite a long time, sometimes the first signs of sensitivity to a particular substance become visible after weeks, months and even years after using a product containing allergen.

Given the number of cosmetic remedies, which are in daily use by the average woman, to calculate harmful product or component is difficult. If your skin is prone to irritation and allergies use should exclude the following tools:

  • Scrubs with a high content of abrasive particles
  • Astringents containing alcohol and menthol
  • Alcohol and menthol tonic for the face
  • Cold or hot water
  • Contact with steam or ice
  • Facial masks with essential oils and polyvinyl alcohol
  • Sponges from loofah
  • Bulk soap

Constantly irritated skin is not only an aesthetic discomfort, but also affects the health of the skin in General. This skin condition leads to the destruction of collagen, the skin looks flabby, dull and unhealthy. Decreases the skin’s ability to repair and absorption of nutrients. Using funds from irritating ingredients increases the secretion of the sebaceous glands, which is very unfavorable for oily skin, and with long-term use of such components can even normal skin can turn into sensitive.

If you have sensitive skin should also avoid cosmetics containing fragrances, both natural and synthetic origin.


Care for sensitive skin

Honey is a natural source of essential skin moisture. Honey does not cause irritation and is therefore ideal to nourish and hydrate sensitive skin. Simply mix the yogurt with honey and apply the mixture on your face. If you have oily skin, try the following variant honey mask: 4 tablespoons clay mix with the pulp of the lemon, honey and water. Apply the mask for 20 minutes, then rinse with warm water.

  • Mask of honey and carrots

Cook the pasta 2/3 of cooked carrots, 1 or 2 tablespoons of honey. Apply the mask on a previously cleansed face for 10-15 minutes. As soon as the mask will begin to dry, rinse off with lukewarm water.

For sensitive skin with areas of fat are great homemade face mask of oatmeal. Oats softens the skin, removes excess sebum. Grind in a coffee grinder small amount of oatmeal, add in the flour, the egg yolk and mix well. Apply on skin for 15-20 minutes, subsequently rinse off and apply a face moisturizer.

  • Clay mask

All the ingredients, this mask is ideal for sensitive skin care. Natural oils cleanse and moisturize the skin. To prepare the mask, you will need 2 tablespoons of avocado oil, 1 tablespoon of rose clay, 1 drop of chamomile essential oil and 1 drop of rose oil. Adding a small amount of water, form a thick paste. Apply the mask on face cosmetic spatula, let dry, then rinse with warm water.

  • Banana mask

You will need half of a banana, egg white and 1 tablespoon cheese. Chop the banana into a smooth puree, add protein and cheese, stir until paste-like state. Apply the mask for 15 minutes, then rinse. The mask gives the skin a natural radiance and freshness.

  • Milk-lemon mask

To prepare the mask, take 1 tablespoon of lemon juice, 3 tablespoons of raw milk and ¼ teaspoon of turmeric. Mix lemon juice and milk, add a pinch of turmeric, apply the mixture on face and leave to dry. Rinse the mask off with cold water. Lemon has excellent bleaching properties, it does not irritate the skin.

  • Chocolate mask

A favorite of many of the delicacy of taste and our skin. The skin does not eat chocolate in the literal sense of the word, but gladly absorb all the nutrients from applied onto the chocolate face mask. Chocolate smoothes fine lines, soften scars and also protects the skin from harmful sun rays and the environment. To prepare the chocolate mask you will need: 5 tablespoons of cocoa powder, 4 tablespoons honey, 2 tablespoons of mashed avocado, 3 tablespoons of corn flour. Mix all the ingredients until a homogeneous paste, apply the mixture on face for 10-15 minutes, then rinse with warm water.

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