What is sensitive skin? A systematic literature review of objective measurements.

@article{Richters2015WhatIS,
  title={What is sensitive skin? A systematic literature review of objective measurements.},
  author={Ren{\'e}e J H Richters and Denise Falcone and Natallia Uzunbajakava and Willem Verkruysse and Piet E J van Erp and Peter C. M. van de Kerkhof},
  journal={Skin pharmacology and physiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={75-83}
}
Despite sensitive skin being highly prevalent, no consensus on the definition and pathomechanism of sensitive skin exists. Here we report the results of a systematic literature review of diagnostic methods for sensitive skin at clinical, histological and biophysical levels. A systematic search revealed 27 out of 1,701 articles which we appraised in detail. Impaired skin barrier function and increased vascular reactivity are most often associated with sensitive skin. We identified key reasons… CONTINUE READING

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