Skin sensitivity comes in a variety of forms, however, one consistent trait is redness. Redness and sensitivity can be attributed to a number of skin conditions, namely; impaired barrier, dehydration, broken capillaries, unstable pH and then more severely; dermatitis, eczema or infection.
Redness has a knock-on effect on the skin and will cause inflammation that will lead to a few and/or more of the above symptoms mentioned. Most importantly, a red and inflamed skin will age a lot faster.
When skin is in a crises mode, it will attend to the immediate concerns and thus the day to day functions will be compromised. It is therefore imperative that we immediately focus on treating any redness and inflammation.
Reducing inflammation in the skin, thereby calming its dramatic response action will assist in the following ways: