Health Talk: Causes of sensitive skin that are easily overlooked

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Sensitive skin, a condition in which the skin barrier has weakened to varying degrees due to underlying health conditions or environmental factors, renders your skin more prone to reactions such as redness and itching.

In a recent exclusive interview with CGTN, Wang Gang, a professor at Xijing Hospital of the Air Force Medical University, noted that over-concern about the skin may be one of the key causes leading to sensitive skin. He added that frequent exfoliation and overuse of facial masks are among the key factors that may lead to this condition.

For more tips on taking care of our skin, stay tuned for the full interview released on May 25.

(Cover image designed by Yin Yating)