6 Mistakes People Make With Sensitive Skin

Caring for Sensitive Skin

Having sensitive skin can be frustrating, and it might seem like no matter what you do, your skin still gets irritated. But you don’t have to live in a constant state of burning, itching skin—just make sure you’re not making these common sensitive skin mistakes.

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