Skin Care Ingredients to Avoid If You Have Sensitive Skin

Skin Care Ingredients to Avoid

Living a normal life with a sensitive skin could be tricky. Just by using a wrong skin care product could easily trigger an irritation. That’s why it is very important to know the ingredients of each skin care product or household product that you have as well as know the different ingredients that could trigger your sensitive skin.

Ingredients to AVOID:

  1. Fragrance
    Scents in skin care products are not necessary. They are just there to entice the consumer. Synthetic fragrances can cause the inner layer of the skin to weaken and also cause skin inflammation. Since these fragrances are not needed, you might as well choose fragrant-free products.
  2. Alcohol
    Alcohol can strip away the natural moisture of your skin. This can lead to your skin being so dry, itchy and irritated. A lot of creams and toners have alcohol so make sure to read the label properly.
  3. Chemicals Found in Sunscreen
    Chemical ingredients like Oxybenzone, Avobenzone, Octinoxate, Homosalate, Octisalate, and Octocrylene are used to protect our skin from UV rays. However, this is applicable if you have normal skin. But for people who have sensitive skin, these chemicals can cause major irritation. There are different sunscreens available in the market that doesn’t have these chemicals.
  4. Surfactants like Sodium Lauryl Sulfate and Ammonium Lauryl sulfate
    These ingredients are often used in shampoos, skin cleansers, toothpastes and detergents. It makes these household and skin care products to be foamy.However, studies show that these surfactants are major cause of skin irritation.

These are the major ingredients to look out for. There are some ingredients that can still trigger your sensitive skin. Even natural products can do this especially if you are allergic to that natural ingredient. Make sure to read the labels of the products that you buy. And before buying, it’s important to apply a small amount of the product to your skin and see if you’ll have an allergic reaction or irritation.

AQI Skin Care Body Range has the best combination of natural ingredients that can soothe and calm your sensitive skin.

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