What is the difference between sensitive and sensitized skin? First off, sensitive skin is a skin type, generally you’re born with it, it’s part of your genetics, sometimes it can be hormone related. Sensitized is a skin condition so it’s temporary. It can come and go so you might notice skin is red and flushed one day
I didn’t understand what I was doing wrong. I had been off gluten, dairy and refined sugars for a few years; I wasn’t drinking alcohol; my diet was extremely balanced and my physical activity quite regular. I was trying it all with no results, and my self-esteem was plummeting. My flawless skin was my hallmark and there were days where I was struggling recognising myself in the mirror.
If you’re experiencing “maskne”—which refers to breakouts around your mouth, nose, cheeks and chin directly caused by wearing a face mask—you’re not alone, especially since it’s something that can happen to anyone,not just to those with oily or acne-prone skin. But what exactly causes mask-ne? And what can you do about it? Here’s what you need to know as well as how to prevent it.
For those with both sensitive and blemish-prone skin, trust us, we know how difficult it can be to successfully remedy this. The trouble, for the most part, lies in the fact that sensitive skin is innately more fragile and requires special care, but common methods to eradicate acne often lead to dryness, further sensitization and, ultimately, even more breakouts. It’s a vicious cycle that is hard to know how to break, annoyingly frustrating and quite frankly upsetting.
Have you ever wondered how to make your skin glow, naturally? It takes a holistic approach - diet, exercise, mindfulness and a consistent skin care ritual. See how our founder tried out a holistic approach to skin care to control her milia and closed comedones (white heads).