Sensitive skin is not limited to the face.

  title={Sensitive skin is not limited to the face.},
  author={Christine Saint-Martory and A-M Roguedas-Contios and Vincent Sibaud and Arnaud Degouy and A M Schmitt and Laurent Misery},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  volume={158 1},
BACKGROUND Sensitive skin (or reactive or hyper-reactive skin) is defined as skin that reacts by erythema and/or subjective symptoms (pricking, burning, pain, pruritus etc.) to stimuli that are not pathogens in themselves (e.g. wind, heat, cold, water, cosmetics, stress). This phenomenon is very frequent, occurring in about 50% of the European population. OBJECTIVES Sensitive skin is always reported on the face. The aim of our study was to determine if it can occur in other localizations… CONTINUE READING