When we live in a city like Singapore, it means our skin is constantly exposed to city triggers like dirt, pollution, climate/humidity, stressful lifestyles and a processed diet. That’s why we have what I call “city skin”. These triggers result in skin sensitivity over time and cause symptoms like redness, tightness and even breakouts. Sensitive skin varies from person to person – I have slightly sensitive skin while others suffer from extremely sensitive skin. All skin types are prone to it – no matter if you’re oily, dry or combination.
Here are the triggers for my sensitive city skin: