Sensitive skin may be acquired or genetically determined and usually occurs in conjunction with a dry complexion, prone to allergies and shallow vascularized. It is sometimes tense and difficult to soothe, often red, characterized by a burning sensation and itching. The most vulnerable are places around the eyelids, cheeks and neck. Usually it is aging faster, because the weakened skin cannot cope with the adverse effects of the environment. Each reaction to irritation leads to excess free radicals damaging collagen and elastin fibers, responsible for the firmness and elasticity of the skin.
When your skin is thin, delicate and easily irritated. It is characterized with tingling, itching and burning sensation and tightness that occurs after applying cosmetics, soap and water. Dilated blood vessels may occur.