It gives women real pleasure when they are looked with admiration. To always look attractive, girls buy cosmetics to cleanse, restore damaged areas, intensive nutrition, moisturize the skin. If you are the owner of sensitive skin, then pay special attention to the choice of cream: study its effectiveness, safety, determine quality by analyzing the composition. With this approach, the likelihood of buying a product that contains harmful components is minimized.
What is a cream for sensitive skin
Care creams for dry and sensitive skin are designed to protect, restore local skin immunity. As a rule, in such formulations the minimum amount of chemicals, more natural components that soothe, moisturize, and promote cell regeneration. There are moisturizing, nourishing, sunscreens and universal products combining the listed qualities.
In order not to harm your health, choose a hypoallergenic composition with natural extracts from herbs. Useful components include:
- medicinal chamomile;
- white rice extract;
- calendula flowers;
- a series of ordinary;
- Hypericum flowers
- olive oil;
- essential oils;
- vitamins A, E.
Protect sensitive skin: choose products with SPF 30-50 +. This parameter is indicated on the package (often on the front side, because protection is one of the main distinguishing features of the product). Among professional cosmetics, Chanel Precision UV Essentiel Protective UV Care Anti Pollution SPF 50 / PA +++ (quickly absorbed, protects), Clarena Sensitive Line Sun Protect Cream 50+ (use if you have dilated capillaries, redness) stand out.
Do not forget about the moisturizing qualities of the mixture: it is important that sensitive skin after a long stay in the cold or the sun does not peel and does not tighten. Moisturizing composition protects, strengthens the upper layer of the epidermis, softens the stratum corneum, reduces the evaporation of water from the deep layers. An effective product is a cream from Natura Siberica: hypoallergenic, quickly absorbed, applied under makeup, there is a convenient dispenser.
Give preference to products without aggressive components, allergens. You can buy a composition from the online store with:
- Allantoin - to relieve irritation, restore tissue.
- Collagen is a powerful antioxidant that protects cells from external and internal toxic effects. The substance is effective in the fight against wilting, aging, is intended to enhance cell regeneration, improve blood circulation.
- Kaolin - an antioxidant that rejuvenates, whitens, eliminates irritation, prevents acne.
- Glycerin - effectively moisturizes.
- Hyaluronic acid - rejuvenates, tightens, promotes wound healing.
- Natural oils - myrrh, almond, olive, avocado, peach seed, wheat germ, grape seed, cocoa, flax, shea and jojoba oils are suitable.
- Herbal extracts (blueberries, horse chestnuts, rooibos), extracts of useful plants penetrate deep into the epidermis, saturate cells with nutrients, and make the skin soft, supple, and elastic.
- Vitamins A, C, E - against dryness, to protect, increase elasticity, tone, smoothness, strengthen, heal wounds, microcracks.
- Panthenol - soothes, relieves swelling, moisturizes, softens, heals.
- Thermal water - moisturizes, soothes, saturates with vitamins and minerals, improves tone.
If you want to avoid problems, then pay attention to whether there are harmful substances in the composition. Undesirable components include:
- Alcohol (SD-40 alcohol, isopropyl and denatured alcohol) - irritates, causes redness.
- Artificial dyes (referred to as FD & C) - even food additives in this category can cause irritation.
- Salicylic acid - dries, irritates.
- Silicone - causes allergies.
- Synthetic fragrances - cause allergic reactions.
- Hard surfactants (sodium lauryl sulfate, sodium laureth sulfate, ammonium lauryl sulfate, ammonium laureth sulfate) - are dried, irritated.
- Birch tar, camphor, menthol are dried.
- Beeswax - causes allergies.
- Methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone are preservatives that cause allergies and dermatitis.
Shelf life should not be more than 12 months: the more natural the composition, the shorter the shelf life. Choose products without strong preservatives, dyes: Skin Naturals from Garnier, Bepanten, Bark, MyAto Intensive Cream, Natura Siberica, Nivea, Comforton Call Allergy Tested Relief Cream from Clinique, Nutricia Ultra Riche from Payot, Aloe Vera Gel from Gigi, BB, Bioderma, Aisida, Exfoliak, phyto-cream from the manufacturer Chistaya Liniya. When using high-quality cosmetics, you can quickly restore the biological balance of sensitive skin.
Gigi's Aloe Vera Gel is made from medicinal extracts of desert plants (squalene, allantoin, shea butter, avocado, algae, myrrh, artemisia, cactus juice, aloe are present), which effectively accumulate, retain moisture, relieve irritation, and promote tissue renewal. Means for the fight against rosacea, peeling, irritation, increased fat content: eliminates disorders of the sebaceous glands. It can be used for men: prevents hair ingrowth, relieves redness after shaving. Cons - poor absorption, the film remains, local application.
If you need to mask irregularities, then use BB-cream, which resembles a tonal, but with a light, airy texture. According to many reviews, the result of the application is excellent: the face becomes fresh and smooth, the color is even. BB products are able to stop the inflammatory process, relieve redness. Keep in mind that funds only hide imperfections, use other products to eliminate them. On sale there are many options for means labeled "BB" from different manufacturers. Decide on a suitable composition, based on reviews.
Great choice - Sensitive Vegetal ("Sensitive Vegetal") SPF 20 from "Yves Rocher". The product contains extracts of different plants. Among the ingredients, it is worth highlighting the extract of leaves of Sigezbekia east, which provides a soothing, moisturizing effect on the epidermis. The product is made without the use of alcohol, parabens, perfumes. The mixture with a dense texture, is well applied, quickly absorbed, penetrates into the deep layers of the epidermis, does not leave a greasy sheen. The only negative is the high price (about 1000 rubles).
Eco-cosmetics can be attributed to the cream "Protection and Moisturizing" from Natura Siberica. Remember that a natural, clean composition should be applied to a wet face: this way the composition will be well absorbed, not roll "rollers" all over the face. The mixture contains chamomile, lemon balm. Due to the presence of hyalouranic acid, burning sensation may occur during use, therefore it is not recommended for use on very sensitive skin. If this reaction occurs, then it is better to refuse the drug and find a product with a more "gentle" composition.
Weleda almond cream, consisting of water, alcohol, fatty acid glyceride, hydrolyzed beeswax, plum seed oil, glycerin, xanthan, lactic acid. The consistency is thick. The product intensively moisturizes, nourishes, eliminates peeling, protects from wind, frost, ultraviolet radiation. After use, it is recommended to remove greasy shine with a paper towel.
Nivea Care Day Nourishing Cream for Sensitive Face Skin (100 ml) protects from the negative effects of the environment, dehydration, improves blood circulation, activates cell regeneration, moisturizes, and prevents tightening and peeling. The composition contains shea butter, thanks to which the mixture is quickly absorbed, penetrates deeply, does not leave a greasy sheen. The product is more considered universal, unable to cope with serious problems of sensitive skin.
For sensitive skin, prone to redness, you can buy inexpensive nutritious cream Aisida gel. Excellent quality, made on the basis of a plant complex, there are no harmful hormones and dyes. During use, you will feel that there is no burden on sensitive skin, the mixture is quickly absorbed, so you can subsequently apply makeup: the pores will not clog. The disadvantage of the product is its high cost.
After looking at the catalog of one of the popular specialized stores, you can order Noreva - cosmetics with a light texture that effectively moisturizes, nourishes, restores the barrier function, protects, gives freshness, improves tone, softness. Keep in mind that products must be used constantly: if you stop using them, sensitive skin problems will return quickly. In addition, use serum, a mixture for the Sensidiane eye contour - products with a pleasant aroma (reminiscent of champagne), rejuvenate, prevent wrinkles.
For sensitive skin prone to redness
Use "Sensibio Bioderma" in combination with a mask, cleansing tonic, water, gel for the contour of the eyes. The cream is made on the basis of the patented formula Rosactive, which helps to eliminate the expansion of the capillaries, which are the source of redness. After application, a noticeable calming, softening effect is observed. The cover will be nourished with useful substances, reliably protected. The composition does not contain dyes, flavors, which confirms its hypoallergenicity. Not suitable for people with sensitive skin prone to oily: after application, clogging of pores is possible.
To restore, hydrate your dermis, use Payot's Nutricia Ultra Riche. The antioxidant product is developed using shea butter, jojoba oil, sesame extracts, licorice, ceramides, vitamin E. The composition is hypoallergenic, nourishes, normalizes water balance, lipids. To achieve a good result, use for a long time, apply in the morning and evening. Packaging - a small jar, it will not be convenient for everyone, after applying the face shines.
Noreva Exfoliac promotes regeneration, recommended after dermatological treatment. The composition contains active relipid, restructuring substances, restoring the hydrolipidic film. Components (abyssin, little shear, glycerin, squalane, cholesterol, ceramides, alpha-bisabolol) effectively nourish, create protection. Recommendation for use: apply 2 times a day, morning and evening. Do not use the product if sensitive skin is very sore.
Calming Sensitive Cream is provided by Janssen's Calming Sensitive Cream. It restores moisture balance, increases the resistance of the cover to external influences, relieves redness, relaxes, nourishes, softens. Janssen’s Calming Sensitive Cream contains bisabolol (against inflammation), the emollient isostearyl isostearate, hyaluronic acid (replenishes moisture reserves), invert sugar (retains moisture), squalane (prevents moisture loss). Apply as a massage cream. Minus - a high price (about 2000 r).
An excellent purchase will be Clinique's Comfort On Call Allergy Tested Relief Cream against peeling, redness. The product is a salvation for those who suffer from increased irritability of sensitive skin during colds. The mixture is thick, dense, but well absorbed, suitable for applying under makeup and evening care. By morning, the face becomes like a peach - fresh, velvety. To achieve a visible effect, you need to use a long time. Not everyone will be satisfied with the high price of the product - about 4000 p.
Pharmacy creams for sensitive skin
The leaders in sales are French pharmacy creams for dry skin: they can be used as home care products. Cosmetics are characterized by a high content of vitamins, minerals, trace elements. Today, there is a great demand for Uriage Tolederm (50 ml), characterized by a calming, moisturizing effect. The product is made on the basis of algae polyuronides, phytosqualans, thermal water. Components strengthen the walls of blood vessels, so it is recommended to use for neurogenic inflammation. After application, a film remains.
Excellent hypoallergenic, sunscreen composition Uriage Roseliane CC SPF 30 French production. Ideal for sensitive skin prone to inflammation, redness. The product contains mineral pigments that even out the tone. Thanks to the unique complex "Cerasterol-2F" cell regeneration is provided, soothing, moisturizing effect. Tones the tone a bit. If you need to mask bright flaws - additionally use a luxury tonal tool.
Avene Tolerance Extreme D.E.F.I. (50 ml) is another popular French remedy. Effectively calms, moisturizes. The exclusive complex well restores the hydrolipidic balance of the epidermis, prevents the inflammatory process, irritation, eliminates spider veins. The tool is different in that it does not contain preservatives. Due to this, the risk of side effects is significantly reduced, the aging process is slowed down. After application, a greasy shine remains.
Lovers of mixes with a light texture will suit La Roche Posay Toleriane Ultra (40 ml). The tool is based on the powerful soothing component of Neurosensine (Neurosensin). The composition contains thermal water with selenium from the same source. Components effectively restore the hydrolipidic balance, strengthen, promote cell regeneration. The product is especially recommended for people with rosacea after laser treatment of sensitive skin. It is recommended to apply in the evening, because subsequently it is impossible to apply foundation.
If you do not want to aggravate the existing problems, then before using cosmetics, study the contraindications. Sensitive skin products are not recommended for use:
- With individual intolerance to the components. Test the product in advance, identify if there is irritation, itching, or redness after using it: if you have these reactions, then you should abandon the remedy and look for an alternative.
- People with pathologies: dermatitis, eczema and more.
- With severe damage to the cover.
Before using the products, test for sensitive skin reaction: apply the mixture to the cleansed area - ulnar fold or the inside of the wrist and wait 2-3 hours (some products begin to work actively after 10-12 hours), then check the reaction (rashes, redness, feeling of tightness). If the test is positive, apply the product to problem areas.
How to choose
The product must meet certain requirements. When choosing a tool, consider the following:
- Packaging must be airtight.
- Do not buy products sold in frost or sun. Often, under such conditions, the beneficial properties of cosmetics are destroyed.
- Pay attention to the shelf life: the shorter it is, the better. Remember that a composition with a large amount of natural substances (such a tool is ideal for dehydrated skin) cannot be stored for a long time.
- Use a tester that will help check the reaction of the coating to the composition: it should not cause an allergic reaction.
- Do not choose a mixture based on beeswax - it causes an allergy.
- Give preference to large companies, trusted brands with many positive reviews.
- It is advisable to buy products in a pharmacy: you can learn from the pharmacist about the rules of use, contraindications. Often, products supplied to large pharmacies undergo thorough dermatological control, therefore such products are considered safe.
- Read the instructions on the package: it is indicated for what age, type of skin is suitable, how to use, possible side effects.
- Pay attention to the texture: it is desirable that the cream is light, well absorbed, does not leave a greasy shine, a sticky feeling. Remember that the product will have to be applied under makeup, so it should not clog pores.
- Night cream differs from day cream in that it has a more dense oily structure: the night cream moisturizes, nourishes, restores.
- Do not choose a product with a large number of fragrances that cause allergies: the mixture should have a subtle aroma.
- For spring or summer, buy mixtures with high protection: SPF at least 8, ideally SPF 30-50 +. With this approach, you will avoid the appearance of pigmentation, dryness, wilting.
The cost of a tube, a jar can vary from 200 to 3000 rubles. There are cheaper, more expensive product options. Choose the right product based on your financial capabilities, characteristics of the body. To compare the cost, below are the prices of popular products in Moscow:
The product's name
Nivea Care (50 ml)
Natura Siberica (50 ml)
Bioderma (40 ml)
Aloe Vera Gel by Gigi (100 ml)
Nutricia Ultra Riche by Payot (50 ml)
Calming Sensitive Cream by Janssen (50 ml)
Clinique Comforton Call Allergy Tested Relief Cream (50 ml)
Alena, 20 years old. If there is no strong peeling, then choose the universal remedy Nivea. After it, there is no fat on the face, therefore it is convenient to apply under makeup. In the presence of irritation, inflammation can be pinched, but not critical, it can be tolerated. The composition is nutritious and not too moisturizing. I note that the smell is very pleasant.
Victoria, 23 years old For me Avene Tolerance Extreme D.E.F.I. is a real find. It smells good, is quickly absorbed, moisturizes. The effect was noticed not only by herself, but also by those around her. The young man noted that he had freshened up, his complexion was evened out. I want to say that the expense is small, so it lasts a long time. I have not seen such advantages in any previously used cream.
Hope, 40 years All my life I suffered from acne, inflammation, various rashes. Moreover, these problems were observed not only in youth, but also in adulthood. I understand that the reasons you need to look inside, but I want to look great now. A friend advised Uriage Roseliane CC SPF 30. In addition to acne, age spots also disappeared. I think this was achieved due to the presence of SPF.
Lyudmila, 35 years old. If you need to achieve a moisturizing effect, then pay attention to French cosmetics. I liked the Uriage Tolederm product. Small pimples disappeared with him, the complexion became even. Girls, if you need to extend a good result, then supplement everyday care with a healthy diet, walks. So, you will always look amazing. Tested on yourself!