Before applying a new product to your face, perform a patch test on a small area to check for any adverse reactions.
Fragrances can be harsh on sensitive skin. Opt for fragrance-free or hypoallergenic products to minimize the risk of irritation.
Choose a mild, fragrance-free cleanser. Avoid harsh soaps and cleansers with strong chemicals that can strip the skin of its natural oils.
Hot water can be irritating to sensitive skin. Wash your face with lukewarm water to avoid stripping away natural oils.
Avoid products containing alcohol, sulfates, parabens, and synthetic dyes. Look for products with soothing ingredients like aloe vera, chamomile, and calendula.
Keep your skin hydrated with a gentle, hypoallergenic moisturizer. Look for one with ingredients like hyaluronic acid, glycerin, or ceramides.
Protect your skin from the sun with a broad-spectrum sunscreen with at least SPF 30. Choose a sunscreen formulated for sensitive skin.
Limit exfoliation to once or twice a week using a mild exfoliant. Over-exfoliating can irritate sensitive skin.
Stress can exacerbate skin sensitivity. Practice stress-reducing activities such as meditation, yoga, or deep breathing.