Best Natural Ingredients for Sensitive Skin
Sensitive skin is a common skin condition many face. Those with sensitive skin may experience strong reactions to chemicals, dyes and fragrances present in products that come into contact with their skin. This will result in reactive skin with symptoms including redness, rashes, itching, flakiness and even acne breakouts. Thus people with sensitive skin must choose their skincare carefully as not all products will be suitable for their skin condition.
Here, we compile a list of natural ingredients that are suitable for people with sensitive skin.
First on the list will be Aloe Vera. Aloe Vera is one of the most used herbal remedies for tropical skin conditions. It consists of gel-like components which are known to heal the skin from a variety of minor ailments. This is largely attributed to properties of aloe vera where it contains antioxidants, enzymes, Vitamin A and C and being highly anti-inflammatory. This provides cooling effect to sensitive skins in soothing redness, infection, rashes, and itchiness. As such, it is considered as a super ingredient for sensitive skin.
Rosehip is also another ingredient that can be used on most skin types. Rosehip is rich in antioxidants where it helps to ease skin irritation and inflammation. It can also help people to alleviate dry, irritated skin. This makes Rosehip an excellent remedy for scarring caused by bruising, acne, sun damage or chicken pox.
Chamomile is a common ingredient found in cosmetics, flavouring agent or even tea. Chamomile is antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic as an ingredient where it helps to neutralise skin irritants. It possesses healing abilities and act as an antioxidant to help protect against the free radicals that can damage the body. This allows Chamomile to be appropriate for use on dry, tender, and sensitive skin.
Willow Bark is another ingredient that has been used for centuries to soothe irritated skin. Willow Bark is rich in salicin, giving it anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. As it contains salicin which is gentle and non-irritating, it can act as a natural exfoliant where dead skin cells can be removed to provide a radiant and clear complexion. If you have frequent acne breakouts and your skin is red and sensitive, Willow Bark is the perfect ingredient to treat both of these skin conditions.
Another ingredient on the list that possess antioxidant properties is Rosemary. It is powerful calming for skin conditions like eczema and acne while it helps to prevent signs of premature aging.
Oh Hello Bae products are suitable for those with sensitive skin. Aloe Vera is one of the main ingredients used in almost all our products which makes it suitable for people with sensitive skins as aloe vera helps to soothe the skin. The Holy Grail Range also contain other natural ingredients that is suitable for sensitive skin such as rosehip, chamomile, white willow bark and rosemary.
White Willow Bark can be additionally found in the Aloha Skin Enzyme Resurfacing Serum, Rosemary in the Chill Pill Repair Soothing Serum and Chamomile in the Follow Your Heart Serum.