To a certain extent , most people have a degree of sensitive skin, or a skin that has reactions. It is the level of reaction however that will truly help you diagnose whether is skin is really sensitive or not

Sensitive skin tends to be thin, and prone to fragile capillaries. It also easily reddens or becomes flush and/or develops a rash easily to an outside influence.  The good news about sensitive skin is that it can be strengthened over time and restored to a normal skin type.

Here are some at home tips and tricks and also check out my line of products for sensitive skin . Naturally what is most important is to know what ingredients are in your products and how they will affect your skin. It is also important to realize what lifestyle choices will impact your skin.  First and foremost, reduce stress, reduce inflammation, Increase sleep, take time to rejuvenate, drink lots of water, and make sure to exercise.  Diet also plays a roll in your skin, it is important to be mindful of the ingredients in your diet, eat food rich in vitamins and antioxidants. As far as your skin care regime we need to get you on products that are free of dyes and fragrances. Look for products that are free of parabens and preservatives. You can also use more natural hair care products and avoid putting perfume or cologne on your skin. Less is more, we want antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, this helps with regeneration, and inflamation.

Rosacea Relief. What are the best treatment options

There are over 16 million americans living with rosacea making this is an important topic and I get asked questions all the time about what can be done.
Rosacea is an inflammatory condition that affects for the most part people with fair skin. Symptoms show as red or pink facial skin, red bumps, cysts, and flushing skin.
Some of those affected with rosacea may require a prescription to deal with their rosacea others may be fine with changing their diet and some of these helpful treatment options.
Cooling your skin can help; during a flair up try a cold pack to reduce the redness,. I have also heard that you can use green tea bags because this is a natural antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. Products containing chamomile will also help with symptoms.
Rosacea care products, there are many products that you can use that help with inflammation, and natural botanical ingredients. Check out these great products here designed for those who have the most sensitive skin.
Prescription drugs are available if you want to take that route
Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) there are treatments such as the photo facial that have had incredible results with Rosacea, and most medspas carry this type of equipment
What are some of the triggers for rosacea? It is said that some of the most common rosacea triggers are sun exposure, alcohol, emotional stress, extreme hot or cold weather, wind, spicy foods, exercise, hot baths, and aggressive skin care products.