Ingredients that are not suitable for "sensitive skin"

Last updated: 11 Mar 2023  |  2710 Views  | 

Ingredients that are not suitable for "sensitive skin"

 

        If we talk about skin problems, I believe everyone is concerned about them. Whether it's wrinkles, dark spots, freckles, or acne, the stress from all of these problems cannot compare to the problem of sensitive skin. Sensitive skin is prone to irritation and not only requires attention to diet, cleanliness, and gentle skin care products, but also avoiding external factors such as dust, smoke, sunlight, or even extreme temperatures, as they can trigger skin irritation, redness, itching, or even rashes, no matter how well you take care of yourself, these problems will continue to bother you.

We must understand the causes and factors that lead to skin sensitivity and irritation. This is because the skin's thin protective barrier allows external irritants to penetrate and reach the deeper layers of the skin, causing skin inflammation if not properly cared for. If the skin is continually stimulated by external factors, it can lead to chronic inflammation and oxidative stress, or ultimately, hypersensitive skin. At this point, the nerve endings in the skin cells that have become inflamed are even more sensitive to even the slightest external stimuli, and this cycle of irritation will continue indefinitely, and the problem may worsen over time.
 
 
 
       
    Restoring and maintaining the health of easily irritated and thin skin requires not only external protection and nourishment, but also a careful selection of skincare products such as facial cleansers, shower gels, lotions, and creams that can reduce inflammation and sensitivity in the skin's layers, including reducing the sensitivity of nerves in the skin cells. However, it is important to avoid using products that contain fragrances or alcohol, as they can easily cause irritation to sensitive skin. People with sensitive skin should be cautious about the ingredients in skin care products and choose those specifically designed for sensitive skin. Many people have questions about what is safe and effective for sensitive skin, what extracts are good for sensitive skin, how to keep skin strong and non-irritated, and what extracts to avoid.
 
 
ingredients in skincare that are not suitable for sensitive skin
 


1. Fragrance

Fragrances or synthetic scents are commonly found in skincare products, such as sunscreen, serum, toner, and essence, to attract buyers with their pleasant smell. However, for those with sensitive skin, it is best to avoid products with fragrances as they may cause skin irritation.


2. Alcohol

Alcohol can easily irritate the skin of people with sensitive skin because it can strip the skin of its moisture, leaving it dry and dehydrated. Therefore, skin care products that are suitable for sensitive skin should not contain alcohol, or the amount of alcohol should be minimal.


3. Parabens

Parabens, which are preservatives commonly used in skincare and other products, are considered harmful to human health. The Ministry of Public Health has set limits on the use of parabens in products, but for those with sensitive skin, it is best to avoid products with parabens as they may cause allergic reactions or rashes.


4. Ethoxylated agents

Ethoxylated agents are chemicals that are commonly used in skincare products as surfactants to clean the skin. However, they can cause skin irritation, especially for those with sensitive skin, as they have strong cleansing properties that can damage the skin's natural barrier.


5. Hydroquinone

Hydroquinone is a skin-lightening agent that is used to reduce the appearance of hyperpigmentation. However, it is not suitable for anyone, regardless of skin type, as it can cause skin irritation, and long-term use may have adverse effects on health.
 
 
6. Formaldehyde

The ingredient of formaldehyde is widely known as formalin, which is a highly hazardous substance to the skin. This ingredient should not be present in any type of skincare or personal care product because it not only harms our skin severely but also poses a danger to the respiratory and nervous systems.
 
 
7. Oxybenzone

Oxybenzone is a chemical commonly found in sunscreen. If used in large quantities, it can cause irritation and allergic reactions. This ingredient can penetrate our skin layers and enter the bloodstream, leading to skin cancer. Moreover, Oxybenzone is also harmful to coral reefs and marine life.
 
 
 
Therefore, before buying any product or skincare, you should always check beforehand. You can check the label on the box to see if it contains any ingredients that may cause irritation. After that, you should always test the product before use, whether it's behind the ear or on the forearm, to prevent allergic reactions and skin irritation in the future.

Finally, in taking care of sensitive skin, not only should you use gentle products on your skin, but you should also restore and protect your skin's barrier. This includes reducing inflammation that accumulates in the skin layers and reducing the sensitivity of skin cells when exposed to external irritants. If sensitive skin is properly taken care of as mentioned above, then the skin can certainly recover and become healthy again.
 
 
 
For those interested in creating their own brand of skincare products, you can consult with our factory, Creamery Plus. Our factory uses appropriate amounts of natural extracts and can produce products suitable for users with sensitive skin. Our range of products includes facial creams, body creams, and facial cleansers, all of which are of high quality, safe, and meet international standards. We control production standards with international standards such as GMP, ISO 9001, FDA, and Green Industry.

 

 

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