The Ordinary Sensitive Skin Regimen. Deciem have put this skincare routine together and will cost you less than £20 30$. Read all about sensitive skin below.
*prices correct at time of post
You can find more of The Ordinary Regimens here, which includes General Signs of Ageing, Dehydration, Pigmentation, Rosacea, Oily
Sensitive Skin Regimen
Your routine will look like this
|Morning||Cleanse | Hyaluronic Acid | Natural Moisturising Factors | SPF|
|Evening||Cleanse | Squalane Oil | Natural Moisturising Factors|
The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid
A quick look at Hyaluronic Acid
- Targets hydration and general skin health
- You may apply this in the morning and evening
- Apply a few drops to cleansed dry or damp skin. Massage or pat.
- This is a water-based product and would be used as one of the first layers.
- Hyaluronic Acid has no conflicts
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Natural Moisturising Factors
Quick look at Natural Moisturising Factors
- Hydrates skin
- Repairs skin
- No conflicts at all
- You can use NMF in the morning and the evening
- Use as the last step in your skincare routine. If you are using some suspensions, these may be applied after this.
- Like any product, it´s always best to do a patch test first.
This formula offers non-greasy hydration that acts as a direct topical supplement of impaired NMF components. It contains 11 amino acids, phospholipids, alpha/beta/gamma fatty acids, triglycerides, sterols and sterol esters, glycerin, ceramide precursors, urea, saccharides, sodium PCA and hyaluronic acid. It offers immediate hydration and lasting results with continued use.
The Ordinary Squalane Oil
A quick look at The Ordinary Squalane Oil
- Squalane Oil is amazing for Dehydration
- You can use Squalane Oil in the morning and evening
- There are no conflicts with this product
- Tips, great for lips and some people mix this with a little concealer under eyes.
- Squalane Oil can be used on its own or after water-based products but before heavy creams like Natural Moisturizing Factors.
- As with any product, patch tests are recommended.
- What is sensitive skin?
- What does sensitive skin look and feel like?
- What causes sensitive skin?
- Which Deciem Products are good for sensitive?
- Which ingredients should you avoid with sensitive skin?
What is sensitive skin?
Sensitive skin is very reactive and prone to flares of itching and redness. It might be a permanent problem, a temporary state or something that happens in response to something specific like an ingredient or stress.
What does sensitive skin look/feel like?
During a flare-up skin can be red, bumpy, rash, dry, tight, inflamed and itchy.
What causes sensitive skin?
Lots of things can cause sensitivity- allergies, eczema, genetics, stress, hormones, sleeplessness, heat, over-cleansing. Figuring out what your triggers are is the first step to treating sensitive skin.
Which Deciem Products are good for sensitive?
- Modulating Glucosides by NIOD Full of calming ingredients, this is a godsend for stressed skin.
- Sensitive Fix by Hylamide Contains targeted plant extracts that help reduce inflammation and redness.
- Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 Hydration is important for sensitive skin, the added panthenol also helps soothe inflammation.
- Natural Moisturising Factors To boost the moisture barrier.
- Oils Squalane, Seabuckthorn oil, Chia and Borage oil are particularly soothing
Which ingredients should you avoid with sensitive skin?
If you have sensitive skin you should avoid strong acids, like Glycolic Toner, the AHA 30% Peel and Lactic Acid 10%.