There’s no denying that red, irritated, blotchy skin can easily get in the way of your goals to look flawless. Almost 50% of the population suffers from sensitive skin, making the question “How do I deal with skin redness?” a popular skincare concern. If you’re done with sporting agitated, sensitive skin, take note of these tips to minimize face flushing and deal with facial redness.
The first step on how to get rid of facial redness is to identify the source – red blotchy skin can be caused by major factors like eczema, rosacea, or a skincare routine that’s harsh to the skin.
Rosacea is characterized by blotches that are trigger-based. Eczema makes the skin look like it has a perpetual rash. 90% of the time, the main factors to facial irritation is inflammation from either eczema or rosacea.
If your face suffers from trigger-flushing, one of the best things to do is eliminate the factors that spike up irritation. Keeping an antihistamine in handy is a great solution. If you get facial redness from a workout or extreme weather conditions, spray on with a gentle thermal water spray like Skeyndor’s Aquatherm Thermal Spray.
Consistently sticking to skincare tips for sensitive skin can also help your skin from looking like a fresh tomato.
General Tips for Redness-prone Skin
Do Not Over-exfoliate
Exfoliation – when done right – can help you achieve that flawless, fresh look. However, if you’re prone to facial irritation, use exfoliation sparingly as it increases facial sensitivity. It may be the cause of your sensitivity as over-exfoliating may deplete the skin of essential micro-flora and skin defences that are your barrier between you and the unknown world of nasties and bacteria.
Go Easy on the Retinol
Retinol is a cult favourite, and people swear by it for their anti-aging concerns. However, retinol can cause inflamed skin, thanks to its potent components. If you need to have one, opt for a gentler retinol such as Skeyndor’s Power Retinol Range.
Find Out Your Skin Allergies
Make sure to do a skin allergies test. ‘In Australia, Medicare covers part of the cost of skin prick tests and blood tests used to detect allergies, if the tests have been ordered by a doctor.’ It costs around $120. When it comes to skin care products, just because someone else doesn’t react to it doesn’t mean you won’t especially if you have sensitive skin. Fortunately Skeyndor has one of the lowest reaction rates in the industry even for some of our most potent products, and a special range even for very sensitive skin. Once you’ve gotten your skin allergy test check the ingredients to avoid developing trigger-flushes, and itcy allergies.
Skin Care Containing Pre-biotics
Skeyndor was the first skincare in the world to include Pre-biotics in their Aquatherm Range. This is something that the medical community firmly supports, however only in recent years, Skeyndor scientists have been recommending for many years. The importance of supporting the skins good bacteria that have been often been stripped away from over-exfoliation or cleansing.
You can also fix skin redness with antioxidants especially when you want to continue your anti-aging routine the gentle way. Antioxidants also help improve your skin’s barrier and protection against elements that could cause facial flushing and irritation.
Skin irritation is a concern to recognize when you build your skincare routine. With the tips above, you can create a skincare regimen that will reduce facial redness and help reveal flawless, glowing skin. A great place to start in rebuilding the skin defences is Skeyndor’s Aquatherm Range, designed specifically for sensitive skin.