When drugstore facial lotions burn, go natural.
Surprise blizzards, chapping winds, icy rain—these wintry forces are enough to make us want to dive into a jar of Vaseline. Dry skin is uncomfortable and painful, and it can visibly affect our lives with peeling, redness, and cracking. If you’re nodding in agreement, then you also know that dry skin means sensitive skin, making treating your dry skin even harder. When drugstore lotions that are labeled “sensitive” or “gentle” still make your skin burn, it’s time to start seeking more natural options.
We’ve rounded up some of the best organic serums, oils, butters, and masks that will truly heal and soothe your sensitive dry skin to give you lasting relief.
Matcha Mask // by Plant
So your face feels like it's literally burning and you just want to put out the flames. To sooth the sizzle, skip the face masks full of chemicals and stick to calming clay masks. Plant's Matcha Organic Antioxidant Face Mask
contains matcha (powdered green) tea, which reduces inflammation and fights free radicals. The mask also contains chamomile, which is know for it's soothing, anti-irritant properties. Apply this mask on after a long day in the elements and you'll be saying "ahhh" in no time.
Kaolin: white clay with natural absorbing properties
Camellia Sinensis Leaf Powder (Matcha Green Tea): contains catechins, a type of polyphenol and powerful antioxidant; anti-inflammatory
Matricaria Recutita (Chamomile) Flower Oil: soothes acne and inflammation; evens skin tone