Sensitive skin can feel sore, itchy, red or tight. It’s common complaint that can occur on the face or body. We asked resident dermatologist for The Body Shop, Dr Christine Choi Kim, about the symptoms and causes of sensitive skin, plus the best head-to-toe products to keep it happy.
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DO I HAVE SENSITIVE SKIN?
If you suffer from dry, flaky, red, rough or prickly patches, you might have sensitive skin. It’s time to upgrade your skincare routine with products specially formulated for soothing, calming and caring for dry, sensitive skin.
People with naturally sensitive skin suffer from inflammatory skin conditions such as rosacea, eczema or psoriasis.
Over time skin can develop a sensitivity to sun exposure, some skincare products and air pollution.
Certain ingredients can trigger reactive symptoms like red, warm and irritated patches.
Sun exposure can thin the skin and make veins and capillaries appear more noticeable.