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Is It Sensitive Skin or Something Else? – A Visual Guide to Facial Skin Irritation

Is It Sensitive Skin or Something Else? – A Visual Guide to Facial Skin IrritationRashes suck, don’t they? You know what? Rashes and anything that blemishes your skin sucks pretty hard. However, what it does to your face is pretty bad, but adding on to that is the frustration that you don’t know what is going on and you need to shell out the cash for a dermatologist to... Read More »

9 Essential Do’s and Don’ts of Sensitive Skin

9 Essential Do’s and Don’ts of Sensitive SkinStart with a vigorous scrubbing with a fragrance-filled, exfoliate-heavy bar soap, slather with astringent and maybe some rubbing alcohol for that deep-burning clean, add on heavy chemical SPF, then finish with a thick layer of synthetic cosmetics. If you haven’t already figured it out, the above is the perfect recipe to have a swollen, burning... Read More »

How to Do a Makeup Patch Test for Using New Products

How to Do a Makeup Patch Test for Using New ProductsIf you have sensitive skin then a switch to a new product is… A gamble, to say the least. Be envious of all those YouTube stars that can try a new cosmetic every week and have nothing happen to them, but definitely don’t try to emulate that. It will end badly. The general rule of... Read More »

How to Safely Lighten Your Sensitive Skin

How to Safely Lighten Your Sensitive SkinIf you have hypersensitive skin that seems to be irritated by even putting on your makeup too thickly, then lightening your skin probably seems out of the realms of possibilities. If you are incredibly sensitive to chemicals, almost all skin bleaching products on the market are packed full of them. The majority of those chemicals... Read More »

Hormonal Skin – Don’t Let Hormonal Imbalance Be Confused with Sensitive Skin

Hormonal Skin – Don’t Let Hormonal Imbalance Be Confused with Sensitive SkinAre you suffering from breakouts, skin discoloration, oily skin, and generally unhealthy skin? Well, these are all common signs of sensitive skin when it is being irritated by a certain product, but… They are also signs of a hormone imbalance, too. Throughout our lives, we only have about 20 good years in our 20’s and... Read More »

Why Hypoallergenic Cosmetics Don’t Mean Trouble-Free

Why Hypoallergenic Cosmetics Don’t Mean Trouble-FreeWay back, years and years ago just after the dinosaurs stopped roaming the Earth, I discovered that my skin got red and occasionally swollen from certain cosmetics. So, it set me on what will be a lifetime journey (probably for you as well) to find cosmetics that didn’t irritate and still worked well. Like so... Read More »

What Cosmetic Companies Really Mean When They Say Makeup “May Contain” Harmful Ingredients

What Cosmetic Companies Really Mean When They Say Makeup “May Contain” Harmful IngredientsOn the hunt for makeup that doesn’t turn your skin into a burning, swollen mess, you have read more ingredient labels than most women have. Just as we have, you have probably ran into the serious head-scratcher that is the phrase “May Contain.” You probably found a cosmetic that checked off all your boxes, then... Read More »

The Best Natural Ways to Soothe Inflamed Sensitive Skin

The Best Natural Ways to Soothe Inflamed Sensitive SkinHere at Sensitive Skin Makeup, we talk a lot about how to avoid “poking the bear,” to speak, with sensitive skin. However, if you are on the hunt for cosmetics that don’t irritate your skin, you are going to be trying a whole bunch of products looking for that right one. So when you inevitably... Read More »

How to Apply Foundation When You Have Sensitive Skin

How to Apply Foundation When You Have Sensitive SkinIf you have sensitive skin, often the simple act of applying foundation is a real challenge. Your skin likes to be makeup-free, or at least a-few-particular-irritants-free. However, while you do need to find out what triggers your foundation sensitivity eventually, if your skin starts tingle, you have a problem with redness, or you are prone... Read More »

10 Ingredients in Your Makeup That You Should Know About

10 Ingredients in Your Makeup That You Should Know AboutIf makeup or other cosmetics are an everyday part of your routine, then throughout a lifetime, you put a lot of them on your face. For people with more enduring skin, typically they don’t ever need to wonder what they are slathering on their face. However, for the rest of us, our makeup looks a... Read More »

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