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Top 5 ingredients for sensitive skin

Sensitive skin is a condition characterized by unpleasant sensations like stinging, pruritus, and burning. The skin can also become thicker and drier. It is triggered by external factors, like extreme temperatures, sunlight, pollution, and lack of moisture. However, intrinsic factors like ethnicity, gender and age can also affect the development of the condition. (Duarte et al., 2017)

Cosmetics with specific active ingredients can be essential to manage signs and symptoms. (Ferreira et al., 2022)In this infographic, there will be an analysis of the top 5 most common ingredients present in products for sensitive skin.

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