Sensitive skin can mean different things to different people. Typically, people with sensitive skin experience a reaction when the skin is exposed to certain skin-care products or common household products. Reactions can involve stinging, burning, redness, and tightness. Sensitive skin may be the result of other skin conditions, e.g., dry skin or damaged skin.
People with sensitive skin may suffer reactions to ordinary cosmetics and skin-care products; these individuals are encouraged to use only high-quality products without unnecessary ingredients or perfumes to avoid irritating the skin and triggering a reaction.
Dr. Michelle Copeland, renowned New York plastic surgeon, recommends the following products specifically for the treatment of sensitive skin: