Are you like me and have sensitive skin? Sometimes it can be the absolute worst, but just in case you have sensitive skin issues like I do when it comes to face wash and moisturizers and even deodorants, this post is just for you!
I have struggled with sensitive skin more as an adult than I did as a teen. I primarily have it when it comes to my face. Since the weather has changed I have noticed that my routine is actually working and my breakouts have not been as frequent, after a few weeks and even through hormonal changes my skin stayed pretty stable and that made me want to share this with you to see if it helps you as well. Only one product I am sharing is for sensitive skin so if you don’t have these issues awesome! The products can work for you too! None of this is sponsored, I just love sharing a good thing.
Now, I am not sure about you but my face cannot handle a lot of washing. Unfortunately, if I wash my face every day I get small abrasions so I try not to scrub it too much. Some days I just wash with warm water. I am not a daily makeup wearer, but when I do, Neutrogena’s Night calming makeup removing wipes work well as they are not harsh and do not dry out my skin. For days when I can wash my face, I use Peter Thomas Roth Vitamin C Camu Camu Powder. It is a face wash and an exfoliator. It is wonderful because I can use it with my hands and my face gets clean. A little goes a long way, the more water used the less exfoliating properties it has. So put a nickel sized amount in your hand and it works up into a very rich lather. It does strip a little if you use it too long, so figure out which amount of lathering time is enough for your skin. It is not the most affordable but it is definitely worth each cent so when it goes on sale I buy it quickly. Keep your eyes on my IG stories as I post it there and on Snapchat when it does.
I am a new lover of L’Occitane. I actually did not know they had a skincare line so when I tried a sample of their light moisturizer I flipped out at how it made my skin feel so soft and renewed and so moisturized but not heavy in the least! L’Occitane Comforting Shea Butter Light moisturizer is a gem. Doesn’t clog my pores and makes my skin feel so soft. I think you will love it.
From time to time I do use a Clarisonic to wash my face and I utilize L’Occitane Ultra Gentle Face Soap to clean my skin. A little goes a long way and it does not dry my skin and is the absolute perfect pairing for the moisturizer above. I keep mine in my shower as it comes in a convenient container that allows the bar to stay dry and last much longer.
Finally, let’s talk deodorant! During the fall and winter months, I switch from antiperspirants to deodorants to give my skin a break. Unfortunately, many natural deodorants use baking soda as an ingredient and surprise surprise, I have sensitive skin issues in the dag on armpits! So I stumbled across a suggestion on The Friendzone Podcast for Lone Deodorant. I love their lavender scented deodorant and they have plenty other scents. They are strong enough to not need to be reapplied during the day and easily wash off in the shower.
I know that having sensitive skin can be a bit of a chore at times, but every now and then we do find a product that can help our skin thrive! I hope the ones that have helped me will also help you. If you have found products that help your skin thrive, share them in the comments below!!