Defend Against
5 Signs of Skin
Sensitivities with



Identifying the
5 Signs of Skin Sensitivities

Skin sensitivities can span a wide spectrum and may have different causes.


Generic predisposition and hormones


Heat, cold, wind, pollutants


Rosacea, eczema, contact dermatitis


Makeup, skincare, fragrance, food, jewellery, hot showers

Dry skin is a common indicator of skin sensitivity. A weakened skin barrier creates an ineffective seal on the skin’s surface, leading to skin dehydration. The right skincare products can help restore a healthy skin barrier.

Unpleasant sensations such as redness, itching, burning and stinging can be seen or felt. These could be a result of dry skin, eczema or even contact with allergens like harsh soaps, laundry detergents, makeup or pollution.

Irritation may make you want to scratch, however, scratching disrupts the skin barrier and promotes inflammations. Soothe your skin instead by using the right hypoallergenic skincare products for you.

Often occurring hand in hand with dryness, flaky, dull, patchy and uneven skin texture is another visible sign of skin sensitivity. Such irregularities affect your overall skin quality, and may lead to discomfort and distress.

Taut. Stretched. Strained. These sensations are often caused by using harsh products, particularly during cleansing, that strip away the skin’s natural protective oils.

It indicates that your skin lacks moisture and hydration, and may cause further discomfort if not properly cared for.

A weakened skin barrier allows irritants to penetrate and for moisture to be lost.

If you feel stinging or burning sensations when using particular skincare products, it means they are not suitable for your skin and/or you may have a damaged or fragile skin barrier.

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