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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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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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The VIP spa treatment for sensitive skin

March 30th 2017 / Judy Johnson

Sensitive skin gets an upgrade as The Beaumont Spa offers Pai’s signature facials. Judy Johnson reviews the luxury treatment for reluctant spa-goers >>>

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The best skincare routines for sensitive skin

March 16th 2017 / Judy Johnson

Yes you’re sensitive, but what about all your other skin woes? Judy Johnson asks Cosmetic Dermatologist Dr Sam Bunting for her top tips on gentle skin care routines that still deliver the results you need >>>

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The 10 minute mask that desensitises reactive skin

March 3rd 2017 / Judy Johnson

Can REN’s new Evercalm mask really take you from irritated to calm in just 10 minutes? Judy Johnson found out >>>

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Sense and Sensitivity: The skin-soothing oat soak you can make at home

February 2nd 2017 / Judy Johnson

In a sensitive skin emergency, a kitchen cupboard essential could just come to your rescue, writes Judy Johnson. Here’s how to turn porridge oats into a skin soother >>>

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The best hand creams for dry sensitive skin

January 20th 2017 / Judy Johnson

After a manicure treatment left her with the worst reaction she’d ever had, Judy Johnson picks the best hand creams for sensitive, irritated skin >>>

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Sense and Sensitivity: My beauty resolutions for 2017

January 6th 2017 / Judy Johnson

Skin problems don’t just appear from nowhere - which is why Judy Johnson is planning to address all areas of her life this year to keep her sensitivity in check >>>

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Imelda Burke: "I think cleansing is the most important step in your routine"

December 22nd 2016 / Judy Johnson

Following the release of her first book, The Nature of Beauty, Judy Johnson caught up with Imelda Burke to talk organic beauty, sensitive skin and beyond >>>

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Sense and Sensitivity: Christmas gift ideas for women with sensitive skin

December 8th 2016 / Judy Johnson

If you don’t know which skin care brands they like (and perhaps they’re yet to find the right one themselves), here’s a roundup of the best starter kits that can soothe your sensitive loved ones’ beauty worries away >>>

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Sense and Sensitivity: The best balms for sensitive skin

November 24th 2016 / Judy Johnson

A multi-purpose soothing balm is a must for those with skin sensitivities - here’s my pick of the very best healing heroes >>>

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The best budget skincare for sensitive skin under £15

November 11th 2016 / Judy Johnson

You don’t have to splash out to care for your sensitive skin. Some of the cheapest brands are anything but nasty - Judy Johnson shares her pick of the best products for small spenders >>>

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Sense and Sensitivity: 10 things not to say to someone with sensitive skin

October 27th 2016 / Judy Johnson

Because when your skin is crawling with a reaction, ‘helpful’ comments are the last thing you need... >>>

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Sense and Sensitivity: ‘Chemo skin’, cancer and skincare

October 14th 2016 / Judy Johnson

To mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, Judy Johnson looks into how cancer treatment can affect the skin and the brands who are there to help >>>

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Sense and Sensitivity: Can you wear perfume if you have sensitive skin?

September 16th 2016 / Judy Johnson

Fragrance is the most common allergen, but what if you still want to wear your signature scent? Judy Johnson finds out if there’s any way to work with scents and sensitivity >>>

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Sense and Sensitivity: The best hair removal for sensitive skin

September 1st 2016 / Judy Johnson

Whether you're a fan of waxing or shaving, there are hair removal products and methods that can be kind to sensitive skin >>>

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Sense and Sensitivity: The experts’ edit of the best products for sensitive skin

August 18th 2016 / Judy Johnson

You’re reading the labels, scouring blogs and patch testing away, but which products are no-brainers when it comes to sensitive skin? Judy Johnson asked the experts to find out >>>

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The 8 best aftersuns for sensitive skin

July 28th 2016 / Judy Johnson

Ensure your aftercare is as good as your sun cream with Judy Johnson's selection of the best aftersuns for sensitive skin >>>

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7 things you need to know about sensitive skin in the sun

July 15th 2016 / Judy Johnson

From the skin conditions the sun actually helps to knowing how low you can go when picking a factor, here’s how to sun-proof your sensitive skin >>>

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The Malin + Goetz approach to sensitive skin

June 10th 2016 / Judy Johnson

With not one but two flagships opening in London, Malin + Goetz are finally putting down roots in the UK. But with SLS and perfume in their range, are they really a sensitive skin brand? Judy Johnson met the creators to find out >>>

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The best micellar waters for sensitive skin

April 29th 2016 / Judy Johnson

Sensitive skin sufferer Judy Johnson on the best fragrance-free micellar lotions for sensitive skin >>>

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The confidence-crushing reality of having bad skin

March 31st 2016 / Judy Johnson

Skincare reactions feel unbearable, be they itchy, hot or both - but it’s the mental side effects that are the hardest to soothe, writes Judy Johnson >>>

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