How to Find the Right Makeup for Sensitive Skin


Kelli Miller

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Recent research has uncovered some surprising information about sensitive skin.
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What to Avoid With Sensitive Skin

It’s difficult to identify the triggers that might bring about sensitive skin flare-ups. Try these tips to minimize irritations.
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When putting on makeup, we often strive for glowing skin – just not the kind that comes with dry, red, and itchy irritation. Sensitive skin on the face is really common, and it’s a problem that's increasing as more and more cosmetics come to the market.

If you struggle with sensitive, reactive skin, makeup can help banish blotches and irritation and make skin look more even. But if you choose the wrong type of makeup, your skin symptoms could get worse.

Living with sensitive skin can be uncomfortable and difficult, but you can find relief—it’s all about finding what works for your skin.

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

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