August 23, 2012 15:46 ET

Gentle Skin Care for Sensitive Skin: Highlights 5 Potentially Irritating Ingredients to Avoid for Healthy Skin

SACRAMENTO, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 23, 2012) -  With the wide variety of beauty products available on the market today, it can be challenging to know which formulas are appropriate for delicate skin. The latest article by Sensitive Skin: 5 Ingredients to Avoid highlights the top five ingredients to avoid when choosing skincare products, in order to maintain a healthy, irritation-free complexion.

Some of the most prominent symptoms of sensitive skin are dryness, itchy rashes, flakiness and constant discomfort. Which skincare ingredients aggravate sensitive skin, making it difficult to treat skin concerns like blemishes and wrinkles? Once these ingredients are ruled out, what are effective substitutes that fight acne and aging without irritating skin? To find out, visit or click

When it comes to sun protection, people with sensitive skin may struggle with chemical reactions, which narrows their sunscreen options. Rather than put skin at risk of sun damage by avoiding sunscreen altogether, how can people adapt their skin care routines to include skin-safe ingredients? To find out, visit or click

When caring for sensitive skin, any product containing strong fragrances or fake coloring can potentially cause a skin reaction. Since these types of products are so prevalent, what are some tips for finding effective products without these ingredients? To avoid irritation, which key ingredients should replace common sensitive skin triggers like glycolic acid, retinoids and benzoyl peroxide? To find out, visit or click

Find answers to many more questions about sensitive skin care, beauty formulas to avoid and how to seek out gentle, irritation-free ingredients at or

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