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Skin irritation and the causes of sensitive skin

Weather, air con, exercise – so many things can be causes of sensitive skin. Just about anything in our daily lives can sometimes trigger breakouts, sensitivity or irritated skin on faces and bodies. 

From central heating to stress, join us as we explore what sensitive skin is all about, and the different factors that can cause upsets and skin irritation on your face. With our guide to the many causes of sensitive skin, you’ll have the know-how to avoid irritated skin and sensitivity from now on!

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