• Active ingredients irritate your skin? Try a moisturising buffer | Sali Hughes

    27 days ago - By The Guardian

    Retinoids in particular, while great at smoothing complexions, can turn skin red and angry at first. Here's how to avoid that The sensitive-skinned are often fearful of active skincare ingredients, and they have some reason to be. It's fairly common for retinol in particular to cause some redness in the early weeks of use, especially on skin already affected by rosacea, acne, menopause or general sensitivity. My skin is like asbestos (thankfully, since it allows me to do my job), but even I find my neck, eyelids and a little patch under my mouth invariably object to any new course of...
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