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HOW TO KNOW IF YOU HAVE SENSITIVE SKIHow to Know if You Have Sensitive Skin






According to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), millions of people are affected by sensitive skin. However, there is no formal definition of sensitive skin. If you complain of stinging, burning, bumps or irritation when certain products contact your skin, you have some form of sensitive skin.

Signs of Sensitive Skin

The following are some of the signs that go along with sensitive skin:

  • Redness or flushing

  • Rashes of any type

  • Burning or stinging

  • Dry or flaky patches

  • Itchy skin

  • Smell of fragrance or perfume makes your eyes tear and cause irritation

  • Swelling or tenderness

  • Sensitivity to sunlight

Cause of Sensitive Skin

There are different types of sensitive skin. You may be allergic to an ingredient, or a chemical may be a source of irritation. The following are the types and causes of sensitive skin and a summary of how they may show up on your skin:

  • Irritant contact dermatitis - By directly touching an irritating ingredient, you may react with a rash or any of the signs listed above for sensitive skin. Skin care, hair care, toothpaste and cosmetics may contain harsh ingredients that may lead to irritant contact dermatitis. If you know the ingredients that may be irritating to you, avoid those products containing it.

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  • Allergic contact dermatitis -




  • Causes of
    sensitive skin...

    There are a few factors that cause sensitive skin:
    • Heredity - you can't change your genetic makeup, but with Cleure Sensitive Skin, you can manage symptoms and help minimize the impact of heredity towards skin problems.
    • Environment - too much sun exposure, extremes of heat or cold, and pollution can affect the health of your skin
    • Stress - good or bad extremes of stress can affect your overall health. Chemical embalance and sensitivity are common results of stress.
    • Irritants - ingredients used in every day products can be irritating and result in sensitive skin symptoms.

    Why Cleure works for
    sensitive skin care...

    It's important not to be fooled by so called "natural" skin care. Plant derived ingredients can be just as irritating as chemical based ones. Cleure sensitive skin care are formulated to help nourish your skin to promote health and help prevent problems with non-irritating gentle and safe ingredients.
    Cleure sensitive skin care are the #1 for sensitive skin because we are:
    • Gluten free
    • Salicylate free
    • Fragrance free
    • Hypoallergenic
    • Non-comedogenic (will not clog pores)
    • Paraben free
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