Sensitive skin is one of the primary beauty concerns for many. A sensitive skin is irritated at the slightest of prodding from any internal or external contact it receives. Be it the food you eat, the cosmetics you apply, the face wash that you use.
The smallest of friction caused to such a skin results in burning, redness, inflammation or scarring.
People having sensitive skin ought to be extra careful about their complexion due to the delicate nature of their skin.
Given below are 5 sure shot ways to take care of sensitive skin.
#1. Use Sunscreen
Sunscreen is like a bulletproof jacket for the skin. Using a sunscreen ensures that your skin is protected from all kinds of harmful particles surrounding you. When one has sensitive skin, the use of sunscreen becomes even more important. Not only does it protect the skin from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays, it blocks the dust and pollution from entering the skin.
#2. Choose skin care products carefully
Take care while choosing skin care products. Avoid any product that may cause irritation or inflammation of the skin. Avoid products that have a lot of fragrance in them.
#3. Ensure Hygiene
It is of utmost importance to keep the skin clean. Unless the skin is kept clean, there is no use of following any number of tips for a healthy skin. Never let make-up stay for a long time or overnight. Cleanse the skin twice a day, do not use harsh soaps on the face and exfoliate your skin regularly. Keep the skin devoid of any make-up as much as possible to allow it to breathe freely.
#4. Drink lots of water
Water is the best beauty treatment for a glowing healthy skin. For a clear skin, squeeze some lemon in the water and drink it. Apart from beauty benefits, it is also beneficial for other health aspects like digestion, purifying the blood, relieving bloating and detoxifying the body.
#5. Eat Balanced & Healthy Diet
A lot of people focus on treating the skin externally while completely ignoring the diet aspect for keeping the skin healthy. A healthy diet plays as vital a role as external hygiene and care of the skin. Food that is very oily and/or spicy can prove harmful for the skin, especially sensitive skin. Though it may not seem to have a direct effect on the skin, spicy oily food leads to reddening, burning of the skin and also gives rise to acne and pimples.
Spices like ginger, turmeric, black pepper and cinnamon however, are good for the skin. The consumption of these spices prevents freckles, wrinkles and inflammation of the skin. A diet rich in green vegetables, fresh fruits, vegetable juices and salads is also good for a clear, nourished and glowing skin. Vitamin C, found in citrus fruits like lemon, orange and sweet lime is also good for the skin. Applying lemon juice on the skin makes it glow, removes any blemishes or scar marks and freshen the skin.
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