what's the difference between sensitive skin and sensitized skin? - Clinelle

what's the difference between sensitive skin and sensitized skin?

Most people with sensitive skin will have no idea that their skin is sensitive until they start developing reactions to products. For example, if you continue to use a product with fragrance in it, your skin may become red or burn. Sensitized skin is often a temporary reaction, while sensitive skin is a permanent issue.

How Can You Tell If You Have Sensitive Skin or Sensitized Skin?

It is a common misconception that sensitive skin and sensitized skin are the same thing, but they can be very different. If you have sensitive skin, it is easily inflamed by harsh skincare ingredients, chemicals, or irritants. If your skin is sensitized, it is typically a reaction to specific chemicals and triggers symptoms such as itching, redness and scaling.

How Can You Treat Sensitive Skin and Sensitized Skin?

We know the struggles of sensitive skin. Calm+Care, a range of sensitive skincare products, has been formulated with the primary aim to address sensitive skin and sensitized skin. It contains Ultra Soothing Complex - Pre/Probiotics & Botanical extracts, Double HA, and Vitamin E. Pre/Probiotics & Botanical extracts help improve the overall skin condition by soothe and rebalance it. Double HA replenish moisture for soft and smooth supple skin. Vitamin E strengthens skin natural barrier against environmental aggression.

Calm+Care Treatment Serum™ is a lightweight yet concentrated serum that penetrates deeply into the skin to repair and strengthen sensitive condition. Infused with Centella Asiatica and Organic Aloe Vera, it prevents blemishes, supple & soothes inflamed skin leaving you with a calm, healthy & supple appearance.

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If your skin is sensitized, it is best to simplify your skincare routine and avoid harsh active ingredients. It is best to perform a patch test to the product to test it out to determine if any reaction occurs prior to applying it all over. In some cases it may be necessary to see a dermatologist as sometimes prescription medications may be needed to help reduce inflammation that may be a result of sensitive skin.

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