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What are the common causes of sensitive skin?

The common causes of sensitive skin include:

  • Genetics: Some people may inherit a genetic predisposition to sensitive skin.
  • Environmental factors: Exposure to harsh environmental factors such as pollution, wind, and sun can cause skin irritation.
  • Chemicals: Exposure to certain chemicals found in skincare products, detergents, or cosmetics can cause skin irritation and sensitivity.
  • Allergens: Allergens such as dust, pollen, and pet dander can cause an allergic reaction in some people, leading to sensitive skin.
  • Hormonal changes: Hormonal changes during puberty, pregnancy, or menopause can cause sensitive skin.
  • Medical conditions: Medical conditions such as eczema, rosacea, or psoriasis can cause sensitive skin.
  • Stress: Stress can weaken the immune system and increase inflammation, leading to sensitive skin.
  • Medications: Certain medications can cause skin sensitivity as a side effect.

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