Think you have sensitive skin? You are not alone. Based on research by Clarins, more than 50 percent of women claim to suffer from sensitised skin. Besides triggers such as hormones and lifestyle, external factors such as pollution and the environment can cause the skin to be more reactive too. If you feel like your skin is stressed, irritated, prone to sensitivity or is just in need of some extra TLC, here are 5 of the latest skin soothers that can help.
01 – Clarins Calm-Essentiel Restoring Treatment Oil, SGD95
Like all products from Clarins’ new Calm-Essentiel line, this oil is infused with antioxidant-rich and soothing clary sage extract to alleviate skin irritation and sensitivity. It intensely moisturises, nourishes and protects to relieve sensations of skin discomfort, especially dryness and tightness.
02 – Dr. Dennis Gross Hyaluronic Marine Meltaway Cleanser, SGD40
If you’re looking for a do-it-all cleanser to dissolve waterproof makeup, dirt and oil without stripping the moisture barrier, try this. Safe for all skin types, even sensitive and dry skin, this oil-free creation is loaded with hyaluronic acid, marine algae and aloe to soothe and prevent moisture loss. And get this, you don’t even have to rinse it off.
03 – Glow Recipe Avocado Ceramide Recovery Serum, (POA)
Brimming with avocado extract and ceramides, this skin saviour is ready to cocoon sensitised skin, reduce redness and support skin barrier for healthy equilibrium. The milky formula, with a refreshing green tea and aloe scent, is also a lightweight delight that leaves skin feeling soft and soothed.
04 – Su:m37 Time Energy Resetting Toner, SGD66
This K-beauty brand’s hypoallergenic Time Energy line, designed for those battling skin sensitivity, has gotten an upgrade. Spiked with 10 times more active ingredients to smooth, even out skin texture and strengthen, the revitalised toner eliminates dead skin cells with every swipe and preps skin for the skincare steps to follow.
05 – Sulwhasoo Concentrated Ginseng Rescue Ampoule, SGD155
For skin that’s in need of some serious calming and strengthening, Sulwhasoo’s got your back with this potent SOS treatment which uses natural ingredients derived from ginseng to soothe, strengthen, moisturise, smooth and brighten all at once. For a major skin reset, the brand recommends twice daily use over a period of 3 weeks for a more resilient, smoother and more radiant mien.
For more information, do visit the brands’ respective sites