Sensitive skin in adults
Sensitive skin is a frequent condition regarding not only the children, but also the adult people. External and internal factors can damage the natural protective barrier of skin which, in conditions of integrity, helps to keep bacteria and harmful substances away, reducing the trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL) and preventing dehydration.
Symptoms: pricking, burning, heat, itch.
Manifestations: erythema, redness, skin dehydration, roughness
How to treat sensitive skin?
- Mild cleansing
- Daily moisturizing
- Skin protection (ex. from atmospheric agents and UV rays)