Friday, 15 August 2014

5 Gentle Products for Sensitive Skin

When you have skin allergies and/or sensitivities, it can be difficult to find products that are safe to use for your skin type. Here are 5 skincare products specifically designed with sensitive skin in mind. Although we can never guarantee that you won't have a reaction to any product as everyone's skin is different, these products are all free from artificial fragrances and unnecessary chemicals, and are developed to be particularly gentle on irritated, reactive skin. 
Click on each product link to find a full ingredients list for each item. 
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Gentle products designed for sensitive skin

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  • A'kin Unscented Body Moisturiser (£15.00 for 200ml) is a calming, unscented lotion suitable for skin that has suffered a trauma, like sunburn or wind damage. The A’kin products are vegan, using certified organic ingredients wherever possible and are not tested on animals.  
  • A'kin Unscented Body Wash (£16.00 for 500ml) is very gentle and formulated specifically for sensitive and fragile skin. It can also be used as liquid soap handwash. The whole A'kin range is formulated without sulfates, ethoxylates, parabens, propylene glycol, petrochemical cleansers, silicones, phthalates, mineral oils, DEA and artificial colours.
  • Salcura Face Wash for Sensitive & Dry Skin (£11.20 for 200ml) is a unique nourishing wash for dry, itchy, irritable, flaky, scaly or aggravated skin. With vitamins, minerals, omegas and Sea Buckthorn anti-oxidant extracts, this wash helps to protect and hydrate irritated skin through promoting cell tissue regeneration.
  • Green People Neutral Scent Free Deodorant (£8.50 for 75ml) is a gentle and effective roll-on, suitable for skins prone to eczema or psoriasis. It is formulated without parabens, SLS, fragrance, aluminium, alcohol or essential oils. Although it's not an anti-perspirant, it still helps to give long-lasting protection against body odour. 
  • Lavera Neutral Facial Fluid (£11.00 for 30ml) is a light day moisturiser, designed to help protect sensitive skin against the elements and regulate loss of moisture. It's certified organic, fragrance-free and not tested on animals.  
For more toiletries suitable for very sensitive skins, click here

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