Sensitive skin has reduced tolerance to cosmetics and personal care products, presenting symptoms such as stinging, itching, burning and/or visible skin changes such as redness, dryness, scaling, peeling, bumps or hives. Below is a selection of products suitable for Sensitive skin

‘Sensitive skin’ generally describes skin with reduced tolerance to cosmetics and personal care products.

Sensitive - A true ‘sensitive skin’ condition is caused by a genetic predisposition

Sensitised – ‘Sensitised’ skin is a reflection of your environment, lifestyle and physiology

Skin reflects inner health as well as the care it is given, so it is important to look after it from the inside and the outside!  For optimum sensitive skin health and gentle care:

  • Drink lots of water to help flush away toxins and rehydrate.
  • Avoid excess caffeine & alcohol, as both are very dehydrating.
  • Eat lots of nutrient rich vegetables, especially green, chlorophyll-rich, leafy vegetables (for acne sufferers) and Omega 3 and 6 essential fatty acids.
  • Manage your stress. Stress can make your skin more sensitive as your immune system is compromised.
  • Smoking damages collagen and elastin fibres, contributing to wrinkles and decreased circulation, making the skin look dull and lifeless.
  • Minimise sun damage risk by wearing a large hat and protective clothing.
  • Always remove makeup before going to sleep. Gently cleanse your skin every night to allow it to breathe and renew.
  • Treat your skin with love and care. Be gentle - cleanse gently, pat it dry (no harsh rubbing and stretching), nourish and protect it daily.

We recommend Living Nature's Sensitive Skin range to cleanse, tone, moisturise and protect sensitive skin - clinically proven to reduce redness and provide daily nourishment without irritation. For sensitive skin it is important to always patch test on inner arm area, then under chin, each for 24 hours, prior to using any skincare product on your face.

"I have used many products for sensitive skin over time but usually they didn't do what they say they would or I reacted to them. I decided to order the Living Nature sensitive samples* to trial the product. The samples were great with no reaction so I decided to purchase the range. The redness in my skin has reduced heaps and the product is so light and easy to use. I am so pleased I found this product." Geoff

There are many resources online that give more information on potentially harmful chemicals in cosmetics – one of these is the Environmental Working Group's SkinDeep Cosmetic Safety Database and website:

Skin Deep Cosmetics Database

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