The hyper-reactivity of sensitive skin is not linked to an allergy but to an abnormal excitability of the skin’s nerve endings. It can be of environmental, vascular or contact origin or be linked to an atopic skin.
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Sensitive skin can also be beautiful
Often associated with unsightly skin symptoms (dehydration, dryness, redness, small spots), sensitive skin can be beautiful, as long as skincare remains a priority.
Sensitive skin’s biological clock
Surprising though it may seem, sensitive skin is not a skin type in the true sense of the term. In truth, it can affect any skin type, from oily and acne-prone teenage skin, all the way through to dry and mature skin. One thing all sensitive skins have in common is an excessive reaction to harmless stimuli in the environment or skin care products.
But what makes sensitive skin truly unique is the way it evolves over time: over the course of an hour, a day, a year or a lifetime… environmental and hormonal factors can all change the face of sensitive skin.
“I take care of my sensitive skin. It deserves it!"
Julie has always had sensitive skin. To soothe her skin and reduce its sensitivity she decided to consult a dermatologist.