What Is Sensitive Skin? 

Finding an effective skincare routine for sensitive skindoesn’t have to be a mystery. Sensitive or sensitised skin benefits from soothing, comforting formulations and a gentle application of the skincare routine. Read on to find out what sensitive skin is, sensitive skin symptoms, and how to care for sensitive skin to achieve a radiant, calm complexion, and experience the self-care ritual you deserve.

A common skin type, sensitive skin is more prone to reactions, irritation and redness. Sensitive skin can have many causes, from allergies, to dryness, to seasonal changes. While severe cases may require treatment from a dermatologist, recognising the signs and finding an effective routine is essential to caring for sensitive skin.

Sensitive Skin Symptoms 

Symptoms of sensitive skin vary but may include:  

  • Rough texture 
  • Flakiness  
  • Redness 
  • Peeling skin 
  • Tight feeling skin  
  • Burning 

How to Treat Sensitive Skin

When caring for sensitive skin, it’s important to be aware of the ingredients in your skincare and make sure that you’re using the best products for sensitive skin. Avoid formulas that contain large amounts of alcohol, soap and artificial fragrances. Stay away from harsh exfoliants to avoid further irritation and always use an SPF to limit UV damage.  

At Omorovicza, we believe there is no place in beauty for harmful, synthetic ingredients and instead seek to harness the powers of Budapest’s healing waters to formulate the best skincare products for sensitive skin. 

Best Skincare Products For Sensitive Skin

When caring for sensitive skin, it’s best to an adopt a simplistic but consistent routine that doesn’t overload the skin. Read our simple guide on how best to care for sensitive skin types.

Gentle Face Wash

Skin sensitivity can be the result of overly abrasive cleansing, so we recommend extra gentle cleansing formulas that glide onto the skin.

To start your skincare routine for sensitive skin, gently double cleanse with our Balancing Cleanse Duo. The oil-based cleansing balm and gentle cleansing foam boast SLS-free formulas that purify and refresh the skin without stripping away essential oils, making this duo a great facial cleanser for sensitive skin.  

How to use this gentle face wash: Massage a small amount of the Thermal Cleansing Balm into the skin using circular motions, then remove with warm water and our cleansing mitt or a wash cloth. Follow with a pea-sized amount of Cleansing Foam, massaging gently into damp skin before rinsing with warm water.  

For particularly sensitive and dry skin types, Cashmere Cleanser soothes and cleanses. This cream cleanser’s shea butter-enriched formula deeply nourishes and hydrates for a clean, smooth and balanced-looking complexion. Apply daily to damp skin and massage gently. Remove with warm water and a cleansing cloth or mitt.

White cleaning Mitt with Omorovicza logo on a pink stone next to white Mask Brush, Cooling Dermaglobes, Rose Quartz Roller and Sculpting Rose Gua Sha. White cleaning Mitt with Omorovicza logo on a pink stone next to white Mask Brush, Cooling Dermaglobes, Rose Quartz Roller and Sculpting Rose Gua Sha.
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Toner

Our iconic Queen of Hungary Mist is a great soothing toner for sensitive skin types, working to hydrate and revive the skin, while absorbing instantly with no irritating residue.  

Suitable for all skin types, Queen of Hungary Mist is the perfect morning and evening toner, as well as the ideal mid-day pick me up. Hold away from the face and spritz evenly over cleansed skin. 

Serum

Blue Diamond Concentrate has a soft and silky formula, perfect for sensitive skin. Diamond peptides, amino acids and copper work to prolong the healthy life of skin cells, boosting firmness and elasticity while also energising the skin for renewed radiance. Apply daily to the face and neck for a visibly lifted complexion. Follow with moisturiser.

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Hand is holding a bottle of Elemental Emulsion. Hand is holding a bottle of Elemental Emulsion.

Moisturizer

One of our best moisturisers for sensitive skin, the Elemental Emulsion delivers long-lasting hydration in an oil-free formula that doesn’t overwhelm the skin. Marine excopolysaccharides help to reduce shine, giving the skin a soothed, healthy-looking finish. Apply evenly to the face and neck after your serum.

Rejuvenating Night Cream’s buttery formula restores and hydrates overnight. A great night cream for sensitive skin, this deeply nourishing formula is enriched with shea butter and hazelnut peptides to help soothe and soften the skin, while reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Apply evenly to the face and neck each night after serum.

Lip Balm

An effective sensitive skincare routine should include a targeted lip treatment to soothe and nourish dry, chapped lips. Our Perfecting Lip Balm is enriched with shea butter, eucalyptus oil and hyaluronic spheres that smooth and plump the lips, while locking in moisture for long-lasting hydration. Using the index finger, apply a small amount to the lips throughout the day as needed.

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Exfoliator

Dependant on the severity of skin sensitivity, adding a weekly treatment to your skincare routine for sensitive skin can improve the tone and texture of the skin. During exfoliation, focus on gentle and hydrating ingredients, such as lactobionic acids (PHA’s) 

The Omorovicza Blue Diamond Resurfacing Peel gently encourages cell renewal using lactobionic acid to improve texture without irritation. Amino acids work to promote the production of collagen and increase skin elasticity. Apply a generous amount to the face and neck. Massage gently for two to three minutes using circular motions, taking care to avoid the eye and lip area. Rinse thoroughly.  

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196 days ago By OmoroviczaCategory: Expert Advice