8 Tips for Soothing Your Child's Sensitive Skin

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Susan Fishman

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It’s easy to envy a child’s beautiful, youthful complexion, but if your child has sensitive skin, envious may be the last thing you’re feeling. Some children inherit the condition from their parents, who already have experience dealing with the irritating effects of sensitive skin.

But if this is a new area for you, or even if it’s not, it can be helpful to have a few tricks up your sleeve to help with the skin issues that can be particularly bothersome for children.

When your child has sensitive skin, it can be hard to protect him or her from rashes and discomfort—but with the right tools, you can help find relief.

Medical Reviewer: William C. Lloyd III, MD, FACS Last Review Date: Apr 28, 2017

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