FOR PEOPLE WITH SENSITIVE SKIN – SKINIMALISM IS THE NEW TREND!
TOO MANY SKINCARE PRODUCTS IS NOT GOOD FOR SENSITIVE SKIN
People with sensitive skin need to pay special attention to small details in the skincare routine, so as to avoid the occurrence of allergies, redness, and itchiness on the skin. Special care also needs to be taken in the selection of skincare products and methods. Dermatologists have suggested people with sensitive skin to follow the “less is more” skinimalist skincare philosophy and use just the right amount of skincare to maintain the skin’s healthy balance.
WHAT IS SKINIMALISM?
In general, skincare is a rather complex procedure, involving toner, eye cream, serum, lotion… however, putting all these skincare products on the face may be bad for the sensitive skin, causing it to be overburdened and leading to allergies. Thus, skinimalism suggests people with sensitive skin to remove steps in the skincare procedure that are excessive or unnecessary, keeping only those that are absolutely essential and necessary. It is suggested that only soothing serum plus lotion or cream for sensitive skin are to be used, then massaging them gently into the skin for them to be better absorbed. Avoid using force when applying the products to prevent the skin from feeling strained or uneasy.
BE CAREFUL WHEN SELECTING SKINCARE PRODUCTS
People with sensitive skin should pay attention to the ingredients list when choosing skincare products, and opt for those with fewer than 15 ingredients, of which it would be best to include hyaluronic acid, squalane, allantoin, and Asiatic pennywort. What’s more, sensitive skin needs special protection from UV rays. It is suggested that a non-greasy physical sunscreen be applied every 2 to 3 hours to protect the skin from harmful UV rays.
FACIAL CLEANSING IS IMPORTANT, BUT DON’T OVERDO IT
Sensitive skin can easily become red and itchy from contact with dirt from the external environment. Thus cleansing is important, but don’t over do it as this would damage the stratum corneum and make the skin become fragile. It is suggested that a mild facial foam be used, beginning by adding water and lathering between your hands, then applying it to your face by gently massaging in circles. Then rinse cleanly with 30 to 35 degrees Celsius water.