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Sense and Sensitivity | Sensitive Skin Column

Sensitive skin sufferer and GTG's Digital Editor Judy Johnson risks reactions so you don't have to, in her regular sensitive skin column. Find out about the cutting edge treatments and the best products for sensitive skin, as well as the ingredients to look out for and the causes of skin allergies and reactions, and how to resolve rashes and redness in her regular guide to looking after sensitive skin types.

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Why hyaluronic acid should be in every sensitive skin routine

August 24th 2018 / Judy Johnson

It’s the acid that everyone can benefit from and can even help you build up your tolerance by boosting your all-important barrier. Here’s why HA needs to be in your sensitive skincare >>>

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Life’s an itch: one eczema sufferer on why she’s ditching topical steroids

August 3rd 2018 / Judy Johnson

Could steroid creams be making your skin worse? Judy Johnson talks to vlogger Zainab Danjuma about her lifelong eczema and why she’s gone cold turkey >>>

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My Trusty: the clinically-proven budget sensitive skin range that supports the NHS

June 22nd 2018 / Judy Johnson

Forget your aqueous creams and paraffin-based pharmacy skincare - this sunflower oil range created by NHS scientists nourishes sensitive skin in a way that doesn’t feel clinical >>>

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The 10 sensitive skin travel commandments: what to do (and not to do) on holiday

June 1st 2018 / Judy Johnson

With no access to your entire skincare collection or local GP a holiday can be stressful rather than relaxing for those of us with over-sensitive, problem skin. Stick to your comfort zone and avoid holiday nightmares with these 10 dos and don’ts >>>

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The best sun creams for sensitive skin

May 11th 2018 / Judy Johnson

SPF and sun lotions for sensitive skin needn't be a hassle - you just need to know which sun creams play safe with their ingredients. Here are Judy Johnson's top picks, including natural and mineral sunscreens that look after hypersensitive, reactive or allergy-prone skin >>>

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The ultimate guide to sun cream ingredients for sensitive skin

May 4th 2018 / Judy Johnson

From physical and chemical filters to minerals and preservatives, here's all you need to know about choosing sun cream for sensitive skin types >>>

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How to stop prickly heat and heat rash from ruining your summer

April 20th 2018 / Judy Johnson

If heat rash is making life a living hell, read on for the experts' (and sufferers') advice on what causes prickly heat, how to get rid of heat rash and how to keep your cool with these remedies and treatments >>>

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Tried and trusted: the best facials for sensitive skin

March 30th 2018 / Judy Johnson

If facials terrify you on account of your sensitive, unpredictable skin, fret not - here are three that even our most reactive columnist Judy Johnson got along with >>>

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Irritant-free: the skincare buzzword that can't promise anything

March 9th 2018 / Judy Johnson

It’s the word to watch for 2018 according to trend forecasts, but while ‘irritant-free’ sounds great on paper, it might not mean much when it comes to what we’re putting on our sensitive skin. Judy Johnson reports >>>

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The best eye makeup removers for sensitive skin

January 26th 2018 / Judy Johnson

Even those with normal skin need to treat their eyes carefully. Judy Johnson picks her top makeup removers for sensitive eyes >>>

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The best face masks for sensitive skin

January 12th 2018 / Judy Johnson

The idea of leaving a high-performing product on sensitive skin may seem like it's asking for trouble, but these tried and tested gentle formulas will help you get over your face mask fear once and for all >>>

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The best face oils for sensitive skin

December 15th 2017 / Judy Johnson

Judy Johnson picks the top facial oils for hydrating those with fragile, easily-irritated skin >>>

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The 99p app that everyone with sensitive skin needs

November 9th 2017 / Judy Johnson

Be sure you're shopping for the right skincare for sensitive skin with this online pocket ingredients dictionary >>>

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How not to waste money on beauty for sensitive skin

October 13th 2017 / Judy Johnson

Women waste £148m on products they can't use. Here's how to make sure your cash is well-spent if you suffer with sensitive skin >>>

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The 7 best lip balms for sensitive skin

September 28th 2017 / Judy Johnson

Lip balms packed full of strong ingredients and perfumes can turn chapped lips into irritated ones if you're sensitive. Judy Johnson finds the best performers and looks at the mineral oil debate >>>

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The experts’ edit of the best products to boost your skin barrier

September 15th 2017 / Judy Johnson

Sensitive skin? Soothe it with products that will improve its tolerance with these top picks from the people in the know >>>

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The £3.99 night serum that sensitive skins will love

August 31st 2017 / Judy Johnson

Superdrug has added to its popular Simply Pure range that wows all skin types, including sensitive. Judy Johnson puts the new Hydrating Night Serum to the test >>>

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The best mascaras for sensitive eyes

August 17th 2017 / Judy Johnson

Irritated, itchy eyes aren't necessarily just a problem for those with sensitive skin - here's how to find a mascara that amplifies lashes without the discomfort >>>

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Rosacea and me: Talonted Lex on skincare, stress and being highly sensitive

August 3rd 2017 / Judy Johnson

The beauty blogger and rosacea sufferer talks to Judy Johnson about her favourite products, the link between stress and skin and the secret to great nails >>>

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How to read an INCI list for sensitive skin

July 21st 2017 / Judy Johnson

Can you ever judge a product by its ingredients? Judy Johnson asks the skin care experts how to read the label >>>

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Going to a festival? Here's how to survive if you have sensitive skin

July 21st 2017 / Judy Johnson

Off to Glastonbury or another UK festival? Other than saying ‘Don’t go!’, our sensitive skin columnist advises on how to survive (while still having fun) at a festival >>>

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The prickly heat rash product survival kit

June 22nd 2017 / Judy Johnson

Heat rash is as stubborn as they come - but can any beauty heroes really help you to ditch the itch? Judy Johnson rounds up the best products for prickly heat hell >>>

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The best body moisturisers for sensitive skin

June 9th 2017 / Judy Johnson

Soothe your sensitive skin all over with Judy Johnson's pick of the best body lotions for fragile, easily irritated skin >>>

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Essential oils and sensitive skin: everything you need to know

May 26th 2017 / Judy Johnson

Some give you an instant rash, some soothe even the sorest skin. What gives? Judy Johnson finds out >>>

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Neutral 0%: the full package for sensitive skin

April 28th 2017 / Judy Johnson

Meet the brand that’s looking after sensitive skin throughout the home, not just in the bathroom cabinet >>>

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