Ingredients to Soothe Your Sensitive Skin

Jul 28, 2014
Ingredients to Soothe Sensitive Skin

When you have sensitive skin, you need skin care which has been proven to soothe the redness and irritation that are so often a part of the experience.

Caused by inflammation in the body, sensitive skin is experienced by over 50 per cent of dermatology patients, says dermatologist Leslie Baumann, MD, FAAD, Director of the University of Miami’s Cosmetic Medicine & Research Institute, and Professor of Dermatology at the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine.

According to Dr. Baumann, sensitive skin falls into four main categories. Whether it shows up as acne, rosacea, or an allergic reaction of some kind, you are experiencing sensitive skin.

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To treat red, flushed, or blotchy skin it is important to choose skin care that has the right ingredients in it that will not make your skin appear redder. Or better yet, skin products that will take the redness away. Natural ingredients which are known to reduce redness and inflammation include chamomile, green tea, licorice extract and last but not least, the latest skin care breakthrough: feverfew.

Calm & Soothe Your Skin with Feverfew

Feverfew is a natural herb which when taken internally can help prevent or relieve migraine headaches, as well as help arthritis patients. However, it has recently been discovered that feverfew is also very effective at calming the signs of sensitive skin. Its potent anti-inflammatory properties are scientifically researched and proven. Feverfew has the power to clear away redness and calm down sensitivity.

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The ACTIVE NATURALS® ingredient in The AVEENO® ULTRA CALMING® line of skin care products, feverfew is the primary ingredient that can help soothe skin redness and irritation.

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