Sensitive skin

Sensitive skin is characterized by:

  • Skin reactions such as pustules, skin bumps, or skin erosion
  • Very dry skin which doesn’t properly protect nerve endings in the skin
  • A tendency toward blushing and skin flushing

Causes of sensitive skin reactions include:

  • Skin disorders or allergic skin reactions such as eczema, rosacea, or allergic contact dermatitis
  • Overly dry or injured skin that can no longer protect nerve endings, leading to skin reactions
  • Excessive exposure to skin-damaging environmental factors such as sun and wind or excessive heat or cold

Genetic factors, age, gender, and race differences in skin sensitivity are less well-defined but still may play a role in causing skin reactions.

Medical grade skincare lines have been developed specifically for sensitive skin. Dr. Taras will recommend a regimen which contains a powerful combination of skin-soothing peptides that can calm dry skin and reduce visible signs of redness.

 

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