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A better life for sensitive skin
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    The Derm-Index : Sensitive and intolerant skin

    Your face

    All you ever wanted to know about skin and dermatological disorders.

    Sensitive and intolerant skin > [22] results
    Golden rules > [1] result

    10 habits to help you take care of your skin on an everyday basis.

    Some habits are essential in order to care for your skin and have a radiant complexion all year long.

    3 questions to an expert > [1] result

    Factors causing our skin to lose its radiance

    Interview with a dermatologist on how to look after dehydrated skin.

    Testimonials > [2] results

    My skin’s comfort has been restored!

    After holidaying in the tropics, Jeanne’s skin was completely dehydrated. Thanks to a few simple steps, her skin’s suppleness has been restored.

    “I take care of my sensitive skin. It deserves it!"

    Julie has always had sensitive skin. To soothe her skin and reduce its sensitivity she decided to consult a dermatologist.

    Key Figure > [2] results

    Key Figure - 20% Out of the total amount of water ...

    20% Out of the total amount of water present in the human body, this is the percentage contained in the skin.

    Key Figure - 70% Is the proportion of women ...

    70% Is the proportion of women who say they have sensitive skin. Tightness, discomfort and redness are signs of sensitive skin on the face.

    (Source : IPSOS Health & Beauty, figures in France taken from pharmacies in 2005)

    True or False ? > [2] results

    Dehydrated skin and dry skin mean the same thing

    FALSE (and TRUE)
    Dehydrated skin is skin that lacks water. Dry skin is skin that is lacking in lipids. However, some dry skins can also lack water and therefore be both dry and dehydrated.

    Sensitive skin is allergenic skin

    The hyper-reactivity of sensitive skin is not linked to an allergy but to an abnormal excitability of the skin’s nerve endings. It can be of environmental, vascular or contact origin or be linked to an atopic skin.

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