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Alumier Skin Experts / January 20, 2016

Sensitive Skin Treatment Options

How can I improve sensitive skin?

 

Step 1: Relieve irritation and redness

Sensitive skin needs gentle products with ingredients that reduce redness and irritation. Hinokitiol and sea whip have powerful natural soothing properties and are featured in our anti-redness products.

AlumierMD Home Care Products:
SensiCalm Cleanser
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HydraCalm Moisturizer

Step 2: Hydrate

Sensitive skin is often lacking in moisture. Strengthen the skin’s hydrolipid barrier by using moisturizers that calm and hydrate.

AlumierMD Professional Treatments:
Deep Moisture Mask
Aqua Infusion Mask
Eye Rescue Pads

AlumierMD Home Care Products:
SensiCalm Cleanser
Ultimate Boost Serum
HydraCalm Moisturizer
HydraLight Moisturizer
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Step 3: Exfoliate Gently

Use less aggressive professional treatments to prevent skin irritation and redness.  Avoid mechanical exfoliating treatments like microdermabrasion and harsh scrubs.

It is also best to either avoid topical retinols or use them at lower strengths with less frequent application. Retinols may still be helpful in increasing cell turnover for improved barrier function in those who can tolerate them.

AlumierMD Professional Treatments:
Enzyme Retexturing Treatment

AlumierMD Home Care Products:
Retinol Resurfacing Serum 0.25
Lotus Scrub

Step 4: Protect from UV rays

Use a gentle broad-spectrum sunscreen every day to prevent irritation and dryness from UV exposure. Choose sunscreens with mineral ingredients like zinc oxide and titanium dioxide, which are gentle and less likely to irritate sensitive skin than chemical ingredients.

AlumierMD Professional Treatments:
Renew 30

AlumierMD Sunscreens:
Moisture Matte Broad Spectrum SPF 40 Sunscreens
Sheer Hydration Broad Spectrum SPF 40 Sunscreens
Clear Shield Broad Spectrum SPF 42 Sunscreen

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