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Blessed With Sensitive Skin? Follow This Guide When Washing Your Face

If you have sensitive skin, it is important to understand the right way to wash your face. If not done right, your skin can get dry and itchy. Here is...
Published -10 Jun 2020, 11:59 ISTUpdated -11 Jun 2020, 08:38 IST
sensitive skin care tips

Not everyone is blessed with beautiful and glowing skin. Many of us have to work hard to achieve skin that is healthy and looks glowing. It is even a bigger task for those who are blessed with sensitive skin. Women blessed with this skin type know the struggle. Sensitive skin demands more attention and extra care. Just like other skin types, sensitive skin needs to be treated a certain way. 

If you have sensitive skin, you must have noticed that your skin starts to feel uncomfortable every time you wash your face. So here is a guide you should follow to prevent that discomfort on your skin.

Use Water At The Right Temperature

water temperature to wash face

To keep any problems at bay, it is important to use water at the right temperature when washing your face. Hot water helps in locking the moisture in the skin. Washing face with cold water is one of the best ways to remove skin pores. Choose the temperature of water according to your skin problem. 

Pick The Right Face Wash

When you have sensitive skin, it is very important to pick the right products for your skin. Choose a face wash according to skin type, make sure you check the list of ingredients present in them. Always go for a face wash which is mild or the one which has natural ingredients. Check for ingredients that can cause skin irritation. If possible, always do a skin test before buying. When washing your face, always wet your face before and then apply face wash. Massage gently and wash. 

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Wiping Your Face Right

Do you have a habit of rubbing a towel on your face to wipe it? You shouldn't be doing this if you have sensitive skin. Always use a soft towel and dab it lightly on your face to wipe the water. 

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Moisturising Is Important 

moisturising face

Your skincare regime is incomplete without a good moisturiser. To seal moisture in your skin, you need to apply some moisturiser on your face after washing it. Pick your moisturiser according to your skin type. You can mix your moisturiser with some sunscreen to protect your skin from the harmful rays of the sun. 

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Don't Try Too Many Products On Your Skin

sensitive skin products

Not all the products available in the market are suitable for your skin type. When you have sensitive skin, it is best not to try just any product. Check for skincare products for sensitive skin. Stick to your regular skincare products and if you wish to try something new, make sure you do a skin test and check the ingredient list. 

Usually, women who have sensitive skin feel itchy and dry after washing their face but that doesn't mean you skip washing your face. It is important to wash your face at least 2-3 times a day to wash off any impurities accumulated on your skin. These impurities can clog your pores and lead to different skin problems. Just make sure you aren't too harsh on your skin. 

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