Care for Sensitive Skin
A sensitive skin is highly prone to irritation, infection or allergy. It is delicate and immediately reacts to chemicals, detergents, cosmetics and change in environmental conditions. Any type of skin mentioned above can be sensitive and therefore require particular attention.
The appropriate selection of products is quintessential for protection and care of such delicate skin. Though process of cleaning and moisturizing is same, one needs to look out for products categorically made for sensitive skin. Check out products which specify alcohol free and perfume free. These are favorable for sensitive skin.
Any skin product used for sensitive skin should be hypoallergenic and it is safe to take a patch test of the product before using it on whole face. Besides, moisturize the skin regularly. Especially after washing or cleaning or bathing, the sensitive skin should be dried and then moisturized thoroughly with skin appropriate moisturizer or homemade moisturizer.
Sensitive skin is likely to get sun burnt easily. Therefore apply gel based sunscreen meant for sensitive skin liberally for protection and re apply to counter the sun rays.
Be careful while choosing the make up products. Go for powder based products for best and safe results.
In addition, people with sensitive skin should also be careful about their diet. Too much spicy food may not be suitable for their skin. In the same way hot foods can also irritate or redden the skin. Consume healthy and nutritious diet rich with fresh fruits and leafy vegetables. Keep the skin well hydrated by drinking lots of water.
Wear light and soft material clothing like cottons. Other materials may irritate the skin.
Essential oils like almond oil or sandalwood oil are good moisturizers for sensitive skin. Also apply mixture of yoghurt and cucumber juice and rinse off after 15 minutes to get soft silky skin.
A useful home remedy for soft bright skin is to spread mixture of honey and rose water on the face. And wash the face after it dries.
Use aloe Vera juice on the irritated skin for soothing experience.
The above beauty tips are basic for achieving a smooth and silky skin. The secret lies in regular routine and gentle handling of skin.