Intolerant and easily irritated skin

Contributing factors

Numerous factors can trigger a reaction in intolerant and easily irritated skin:

Environmental factors
 

  • Abrupt changes in temperature
  • Heat
  • Cold
  • Wind
  • Sun
  • Air pollution


Mechanical factors
 

  • Pressure on the skin
  • Friction from clothing


External factors
 

  • Certain hygiene products (soaps in particular)
  • Perfumes
  • Unsuitable washing detergent
  • Hard water (too much calcium)
  • Baths, showers, swimming pools


Psychological factors
 

  • Anger
  • Intense emotion
  • Stress: school, family tension

 

 

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