Sensitive skin is very hard to manage as it is prone to skin allergy, itching, breakouts, sunburn, and irritation. Sensitive skin reacts badly to sunlight, chemicals in skin care products, excessive use of makeup and dehydration.
So you should pay attention to the type of ingredients of the cosmetic products you buy and make sure that they suited for sensitive skin. Aside from buying cosmetic products, you can take care of your sensitive skin by applying some home remedies that include sensitive-free, natural ingredients which we will mention some of them.
Honey: Honey is a great natural ingredient that can moisturize your skin and it has antibacterial properties so it will not irritate the skin. Applying honey on your skin will make your skin look glowing, supple and smooth. Put two tablespoons of honey in a bowl, add two teaspoons of ground cinnamon and mix them well. Spread the mixture on your face and neck and let it sit for 15 minutes. Then rinse your face with water.
Overripe Banana: Those overripe bananas that many people throw them can be used as a moisturizing face pack for sensitive skin. The banana face back is good for removing dead skin cells and sealing in moisture to the skin. To prepare the banana face pack; mash an overripe banana in a bowl and add one teaspoon of honey and two teaspoons of curd and mix all the ingredients. Then apply the mixture to your face and neck and leave it for 15 minutes.
Aloe Vera Gel: It is considered as one of the most effective ingredients for sensitive skin. It is very mild thus it doesn’t cause any irritation. Moreover, it helps you to get rid of redness and itchiness. Take an aloe leaf, cut it and extract the gel from the leaf. Put the gel on your face and leave it to dry overnight and wash it off with water in the morning. You will experience a mild itch after applying it; you shouldn’t panic as it is normal.
Green Tea: Is an antioxidant ingredient which keeps the skin younger looking. It doesn’t cause dryness to the skin as it provides relaxing relief. Boil water with green tea leaves, leave the tea to cool and add two drops of honey to the liquid. Using a cotton ball, dab it on your face. Leave it to sit for 10 minutes then wash. Don’t throw the green tea bags, you can put them in the refrigerator then after they are completely cooled you can use them.