Sensitive Skin

What is sensitive skin?

While some lucky people are able to apply any products to their skin without experiencing problems, others are not so fortunate. Cosmetics, skincare treatments and even toiletries can cause stinging, redness, tightness, breakouts and a variety of nasty reactions. If you have sensitive, skin it is important to choose skincare treatments which do not feature potential irritants including fragrances, anti-bacterial ingredients, alcohol, retinoids and alpha-hydroxy acids.

What are the causes of sensitive skin?

Sensitive skin can be caused by a variety of underlying conditions including eczema, rosacea, or allergic contact dermatitis. Excessively dry, injured or sun damaged skin may also become sensitive but for most people there is no logical explanation for the reactions they experience. Genetics, age and race all play a role in how your skin reacts to the products that you use.

How to take care of sensitive skin

If you are experiencing bad reactions to your skincare products, switch to gentle formulas for sensitive skin. This should help you moving forward but if your skin is frequently affected by unexpected issues or environmental factors, our sensitive skin treatments will really help. The creams, balms and masks from Decléor, Dermalogica and SkinCeuticals will soothe your troubled skin to leave you feeling much more comfortable. There are formulas to strengthen and repair your skin’s barrier to improve your resistance to external aggressors. You can also calm redness, breakouts and other reactions with products which are an easy fit with your daily skincare routine.

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    Dermalogica Gentle Soothing Booster 30ml Quick view

    Dermalogica

    Dermalogica Gentle Soothing Booster 30ml

    This calming fluid concentrate helps relieve sensitivity, reduce irritation and restore moisture levels in aggravated skin. Healing Honey Extract replenishes as Chamomile and Cornflower quickly reduce irritation. Oil-free formula can be applied all...

    £38.89 £50.50
  • Dermalogica UltraCalming Barrier Repair 30ml Quick view

    Dermalogica

    Dermalogica UltraCalming Barrier Repair 30ml

    Dermalogica UltraCalming™ Barrier Repair helps fortify sensitised skin and a damaged barrier with this velvety, anhydrous (waterless) moisturiser. Use after toning to help shield against environmental and internal triggers that cause skin stress...

    £31.49 £41.00
  • Dermalogica UltraCalming Serum Concentrate 50ml Quick view

    Dermalogica

    Dermalogica UltraCalming Serum Concentrate 40ml

    The antidote for skin sensitivity: a super-concentrated serum that helps calm, restore and defend sensitised skin. Dermalogica UltraCalming™ Serum Concentrate contains Dermalogica's exclusive UltraCalming™ Complex contains Oat and...

    £44.99 £57.50
  • Dermalogica UltraCalming Skin Kit Quick view

    Dermalogica

    Dermalogica UltraCalming Skin Kit

    The Dermalogica UltraCalming™ Skin Kit for sensitized skin contains products to help relieve itching, redness, and reactive skin flare-ups associated with sensitive and sensitized skin. Contains UltraCalming Cleanser gentle cleansing cream),...

    £28.89 £34.00
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    Dr. Hauschka

    Dr. Hauschka Soothing Mask

    Soothing and balancing mask for sensitive skin Ideal for sensitive skin, Dr. Hauschka Soothing Mask balances your complexion and reduces irritation. The appearance of redness is minimised for impressive radiance. The fine fusion of alchemilla, borage,...

    As low as £4.89
  • SkinCeuticals Phyto Corrective 30ml Quick view

    SkinCeuticals

    SkinCeuticals Phyto Corrective 30ml

    SkinCeuticals Phyto Corrective Gel is perfect for use with sensitive or problematic skin conditions. Oil-free Phyto Corrective Gel contains botanical extracts as an alternative to chemical skin lighteners such as hydroquinone. This anti-inflammatory and...

    £48.99 £55.00
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