The beauty industry is as massive as it can be. Today, there are products designed to suit each skin type and concern. Consumers are spoilt for choices and if that wasn’t confusing enough, there are terms on the labels of these skincare products that add to this confusion. Since you take such good care of your skin it is important to be aware of all these terms and what they mean.
Comedone is a broad term for a pore or a hair follicle which gets blocked by trapped dead skin cells and sebum resulting in whiteheads and blackheads. When a product states it is non-comedogenic it means that the formula won’t have a clogging effect on the skin therefore preventing acne, pimples and blackheads. The Simple Kind To Skin Protecting Light Moisturiser is a non-comedogenic, harsh chemicals free product, suitable for all skin types including sensitive skin.
If the label on your skincare product reads hypoallergenic it means the formulation is less likely to cause an allergic reaction. Those with sensitive skin type should always opt for a hypoallergenic formula such as the Simple Kind To Skin Micellar Cleansing Water to avoid skin irritation, because they contain fewer allergens or substances that can trigger reaction.
A product that says it is dermatologist tested indicates that it has been assessed to check whether the product can cause potential irritation or reaction. A patch test is conducted on human volunteers where these patches are covered and left on for 24 hours. 48 hours later the volunteer’s skin is studied by an expert to check for any signs of swelling or reaction.
No added perfumes
Fragrances can be naturally derived or synthetically created in a lab to curb the unpleasant odour of certain skin care ingredients. However, these artificial fragrances or added perfumes are one of the most common causes of negative reactions on the skin. If you have sensitive skin that easily gets triggered by artificial perfumes and fragrances we suggest using the Simple Kind To Skin Refreshing Facial Wash, this 100% soap free formula will gently wash away dirt and grime to give you clean and fresh skin.
No colours and dyes
Bright coloured products and glittery lotions may look pretty but do you think it will be more effective than a product made without dye? Artificial dyes and colours serve no purpose other than making your skincare products look nice, however they can cause skin irritation and that’s a risk your should avoid, particularly if you have sensitive skin.