Sensitive skin has been compromised by environmental stresses and is characterized as easily irritated, fragile, thin, and red. Rosacea and vascular conditions are common with sensitive skin. The goal with this skin type is to use products that are extremely gentle, nonirritating, calming, and protective.
Redness can be caused by many different factors - everything from a sunburn, to an allergic reaction, to Rosacea. Indications of redness are visible irritation, itchiness, heat, and inflammation. The goal with this skin type is to first determine the underlying cause for the redness and then incorporate products that will help calm and sooth irritation and inflammation