Hyper-sensitivity is on the increase with people becoming sensitive to many skincare ingredients, from fragrances to preservatives. Choosing organic skin care that suits your sensitive skin can often be a matter of trial and error. To help you avoid the not-so-great, choose from our list of the best tried and tested organic skin care options for skin that needs a little TLC.
Best Face Wash
Stem Organics Gentle Cleansing Milk – a crossed between a lotion and a creamy wash this cleanser can be used with water to give a fresh clean feeling without stripping the skin of natural oils and living skin taut. With a base that includes organic jojoba oil this organic face wash ensures that the skin is gently cleaned without harsh detergents.
Best Cleansing Cream
MV Organic Gentle Cream Cleanser – formulated with hypersensitivity in mind, this rose scented cleanser is a thick creamy cleanser ideal for very sensitive skin. Removed with a warm compress this cleanser leaves skin clean and clear without irritation.
MV Rose Hydrating Mist – another product from the MV Organic Skincare range that is perfect for sensitive skin. A fine mist of pure floral water with the delicate scent of rose petals, its hydrating, anti-inflammatory and natural astringent properties make it ideal for frequent use and sensitive skin
Best Moisturiser for Sensitive
Jurlique Viola Cream – contains the living energy of viola, to calm delicate skin leaving it restored and supple. This is so gentle it may help calm eczema and contact dermatitis
Best Night Oil
Saaf Ultimate Moisture Facial Serum – a lovely rosehip oil base with cold pressed safflower oil to help soothe skin irritation. This gentle oil is lightly fragranced with calming, skin balancing Ylang-ylang and Geranium.
Best Night Cream
Absolution Night Cream – containing Magnesium, a natural stress reliever this organic night cream packs a punch. Not only is it suitable for calming stressed skin but also contains the antioxidant power of pomegranate and Omega 3.
Best Eye Cream
Pai Echium Eye Cream – containing both Stearidonic Acid and GLA which exist together in only a few plants, Echium being one of the richest known sources. This organic eye cream is made without alcohol (which may dry the skin) or chemical preservatives such as Methylparaben (shown to cause premature ageing when exposed to sunlight), the anti-ageing properties of the active ingredients are even more effective.
These are just a few products we have tried and tested on our own sensitive skin. See if they suit you – patch testing on the inside of your arm is a good way to check. Any redness or irritation after a few minutes make sure you leave it on the shelf!
Source by M Hailes