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Understanding Skin Sensitivity

If you find that your skin is easily irritated, sensitive, or prone to redness and inflammation, multiple factors can be at the root of it. Anything from harsh elements like too much sun, heat, cold or wind can irritate skin. So can lack of sleep, hormones, allergies and even skincare products. Below, discover the most common causes - and what you can do about them. Not everyone has sensitive skin, but many have sensitive skin moments that can be identified and addressed to avoid discomfort.

Understanding Skin Sensitivity




If things like pollution, sun exposure, extremely hot or cold conditions, or smoke tend to irritate your skin, that’s considered an environmental cause. Look out for harsh ingredients your skin might come in contact with, like detergents with irritating chemicals, or skincare with added fragrances.


From scratching skin to taking hot showers, there are a host of behaviors that can cause skin sensitivity and irritation too. The best way to investigate whether any of your habits are causing skin concerns is simply to notice and record when your skin flares up. Was it after a sweaty workout? Or eating a spicy meal? Write down what you did before the irritation occurred, and see if you can draw any conclusions about a cause over time.


We developed the new Sensitif Collection specifically for people with sensitive skin or sensitive skin moments. Soothing and cooling, these formulas renew and repair skin without harsh side effects.

Sensitif Repairing Night Cream Recovery for Sensitive Skin

Soothing and cooling to the touch, this gel-cream is formulated with bio-calming ingredients, antioxidants and prebiotics to balance the skin’s microbiome. It is designed to help renew and repair sensitive skin overnight.



Sensitif Eye Cream SPF 30 Broad Spectrum UVA & UVB Sunscreen PA +++

This lightweight, soothing eye cream is proven to help diminish the look of lines and wrinkles. Plus, a non-irritating mineral sunscreen protects the delicate eye area from sun exposure.

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