Since damage to the skin barrier is one of the causes of the over-sensitivity of the skin, the treatment of the sensitive skin must be based on products with neutral acidity (PH), which will not interrupt the equilibrium of the protective layer of the skin. The skin’s neutral acidity level is 5.5. Products with this level of acidity will balance the skin, and won’t dry or irritate it.
In cases of sensitive, irritated skin it is highly recommended to use suitable products, which will prevent irritation and help rehabilitate the skin. Nowadays there are specialized products, which were specifically developed to regenerate the skin, and treat sensitive, irritated, damaged skin. These products operate to naturally repair the skin by accelerating the natural healing process of damaged skin cells, and encouraging the renewal of the cells, assist in reducing pain, redness, inflammations, and swelling of the skin.
The typical components used in specialized and advanced products for sensitive skin include antioxidant vitamins which protect the skin, such as vitamins A,C, and E, and plant extracts like coneflower (Echinacea), aloe vera, chamomile, jojoba, calendula, green tea, ginkgo biloba, and ginger. These components sooth the sensitive skin, strengthen its natural immune mechanisms, and assist in repairing the damaged protective barrier.