From a cosmetic point of view, there are four categories of skin : normal, oily, dry and combination. However, there are specialists who speak of a fifth category , reactive skin . And it is increasingly common among the population, in fact, according to studies , in Japan, the United States and Europe , 50% of women and 30% of men suffer from it.
BUT WHAT IS REACTIVE SKIN?
It is a skin condition related to a weakening of the barrier effect that causes greater sensitivity .
We know that there are environmental factors such as cold , wind , sun and heat , pollution or the use of air conditioning , which trigger its appearance . It is also related to the consumption of spices , coffee or alcohol , excessive hygiene or exposure to chemicals . Of course, stress and genetics are also directly responsible.
As for how we can detect it , it can manifest itself in multiple ways, from redness, itching, burning , to skin rashes or peeling .
HOW TO CARE FOR SENSITIVE SKIN?
Below, we give you some tips that will help you reduce your symptoms , but remember that it is always advisable to go to a professional to make a correct diagnosis and help you know what your skin needs.
1- Protect yourself from external agents
We know that the sun, the cold, the wind and sudden changes in temperature are the worst enemies . Avoid them and keep your skin protected .
Sun protection is important for all skin types , but even more so for sensitive skin.
2- Choose natural cosmetics without aggressive chemical ingredients for your skin
There are a large number of aggressive chemical ingredients in conventional cosmetics . Choose natural cosmetics made from ingredients from nature for a gentle and effective action.
OHMYKOKO COSMETICS share DNA with nature . You will not find any ingredients that are unnatural for your skin.
3- Always look for cosmetics intended for sensitive skin
Use few cosmetics and make sure they are intended for sensitive skin .
All OhMyKoko cosmetics are tested on sensitive skin in order to care for all skin with the utmost respect and softness.
4- Maintain the optimal level of hydration that your skin needs
Reactive skin is skin with an altered skin barrier , so it loses moisture . It is vital that you keep your skin hydrated with a cosmetic that does not make your skin greasy, but that provides adequate levels of moisture and hydration.
If you are in an air-conditioned or high-temperature environment, moisturize your skin several times a day.
5- Reduce stress and sleep well
Stress and lack of sleep are undoubtedly two great enemies of your skin .
Stress is directly responsible for the increase in cortisol , which weakens the skin's protective barrier , leading to possible broken capillaries and marks appearing.
Lack of sleep , for its part, negatively affects skin regeneration , causing premature aging.
Today we know with certainty that both factors worsen or trigger dermatological problems such as rosacea or atopic dermatitis.
6- Increase physical exercise
Exercise is your great ally . According to one study, it can reduce stress by up to 40% !
In addition, regular physical exercise causes your body to release endorphins , also helping you sleep better.
Finally, we know that by improving circulation , it makes your skin more resistant .
COMBI OHMYKOKO FOR SENSITIVE SKIN OR ROSACEA
If you have sensitive skin or rosacea , you will notice that you have redder areas and that it is greatly affected by external agents , some foods , little sleep or stress .
Let these two products help you keep your skin in check .
This TREATMENT SERUM , in addition to controlling sebum production , hydrating and combating the signs of premature aging , corrects facial imperfections and reduces redness , combating the signs of rosacea and reactive skin .
Combine it with this MULTIFUNCTIONAL CREAM . In its formula, ideal for sensitive skin, you will find a super ingredient, Bakuchiol or vegan retinol , with a high moisturizing and antioxidant effect (60 times more than vitamin E, the most effective against free radicals) that also acts on marks and wrinkles , it is anti-inflammatory and sebum-regulating .
OHMYKOKO, 1ST ACTIVIST BRAND FOR YOUR SKIN
Our commitment to you is to offer you products free of:
SILICONES - PARABENS - PHENOXYETHANOL - SULPHATES - COLORANTS - MINERAL OILS - PEG - MICROPLASTICS - PETROLEUM DERIVATIVES - NANOMATERIALS - SYNTHETIC PERFUMES
and any other ingredients that are unnatural for your skin