- Choose your soap wisely, be mindful grocery store bought of body wash and bar soaps, known as detergents. Most have phthalates that will strip your natural protective oil from your skin throwing off your healthy pH balance.
- Close your bathroom door. It sounds simple enough but closing our bathroom door adds humidity and helps your sensitive skin soak in the extra moisture.
- Try not use too many products. You'll irritate your complexion and make it difficult to assess which product is causing reactions.
- Try not scrub. Try your best to lightly apply products, splash with lukewarm water to rinse, and pat dry.
- Do not bathe or shower too often. Frequent cleansing will dry out and irritate your skin.
- Protect your skin from the sun and choose a sunscreen specifically formulated for your shade of skin.
- Try your best to not to touch your face. Your hands can transfer dirt and bacteria to your face that can irritates your skin. Therefore, try your best to keep your hands from unnecessarily touching your face.
- Use quality bar soaps instead of body wash which is often one of the most important characteristics defining the quality of true bar soap is that they are manufactured as Grade 1 soaps made with a minimum 80% TFM (Total Fatty Matter). Simply put, the higher TFM of soap, the better its cleansing ability, add the moisture back while being gentle on your skin. Choose soap made with Olive Oil, Coconut Oil, Shea Butter or Glycerin as a moisturizer.
And finally, the best products for your skin are all-natural, hypoallergenic, paraben-free, cruelty-free, phthalate-free, and vegan bar soaps. Rinse your skin thoroughly to ensure no soap or cleanser remains on your skin.