If you saw my last video and blog post, you know I got a terrible bad reaction to one of the skincare products in The Detox Market’s Best Of Green Beauty Box 2018.
I thought it would be a perfect time to share my go-to skincare routine for irritated skin, and what I do to heal red, raw and irritated skin fast.
In general, if you have a sudden bad reaction to a skincare product, depending on the severity of the reaction, your skin can heal relatively quickly (in a few days, or a week or two). If the irritation has been building up over time, like having a bad reaction to over-exfoliating or using strong retinols; the healing can take longer (instead of a few days, it can take a few weeks).
So you’ve got to be patient.
And remember, LESS IS MORE!
Many times what stalls the healing of our skin isn’t our body’s ability to heal itself, but using the wrong skincare products that makes it worse.
I personally have to restrain myself from trying to treat my skin with a bunch of products. When your skin is irritated or sensitized, it’s not the time to be loading products on, or trying a bunch of new things. Instead you’ve got to be strategic to support the healing of your skin.
Watch today’s video to find out my skincare routine for irritated skin. I go through the products I use, how I use them, and what I don’t use when my skin is sensitized. I also go through a few diet and lifestyle tips to ensure your skin heals as quickly as possible.
Products I used in the video:
- THE ORDINARY 100% Plant-Derived Hemi-Squalane
- SUNTEGRITY 5-in-1 Natural Moisturizing Face Suncreen SPF 30
- RMS BEAUTY “Un” Cover-Up
- THE ORDINARY 100% Organic Cold Pressed Moroccan Argan Oil
- BUMKINS Reusable Flannel Baby Wipes
- THE ORDINARY 100% Organic Cold Pressed Rose Hip Seed Oil
Interested in trying the dry oil cleansing method?
Here’s two videos/blog posts to check out:
- Dry Oil Cleansing Method (Demo + Instructions)
- 30 Day Dry Oil Cleansing Method Experiment (Results + Challenges)