Things to know about your skin:
Congratulations - you have normal skin. Many people will envy you because this skin type is as rare as it is uncomplicated. Normal skin has a balanced lipid content and the skin barrier is largely intact. In addition, it usually has fine pores and a uniformly fresh to rosy complexion thanks to good blood circulation.
Noticeable reddening of the skin that occurs sporadically or regularly are visible vascular dilatations that are often triggered by sunlight, cold, spicy foods or stress. Only a dermatologist can tell if this is actually the inflammatory skin disease rosacea. A soothing, balancing skin care with anti-inflammatory active ingredients is always a good treatment option for redness.
Your skin is also dehydrated, i.e. lacking moisture. This means that the skin's own moisture cannot be retained well. For this reason, moisturising from the outside is especially important. We have taken this into account in our product recommendations below.
As your skin is also sensitive, you should avoid irritating ingredients or treatments. We therefore avoid certain active ingredients in our product recommendations and also advise you against mechanical peels.
Care recommendations and tips:
In general, normal skin requires fewer steps than other skin types. Cleanse your skin in the morning with clear water - this is usually sufficient. In the evening, use a mild cleansing product to remove fine dust, sweat and make-up.
Cleansing is followed by care, usually two products are sufficient for normal skin: Use a moisturising product (see steps 2 or 3 of our product suggestions below) and a moisturiser on top. This contains UV filters during the day and soothing ingredients at night.
EXTRA TIP: REDNESS
Did you know that not only the right skin care helps to keep redness at bay? Avoiding hot spices, alcohol or caffeine as much as possible also helps against reddened skin, because all these substances stimulate the blood flow in the fine vessels in the skin.
Too hot water when bathing or showering also dilates the blood vessels. Especially when washing your face, limit the water to lukewarm.
EXTRA TIP: MOISTURE
Unfortunately, there is no one miracle cure for dehydrated skin - it is rather a mix of several measures that moisturise your skin.
Besides skin care, these two are the most important: Drink a lot of water (yes, this also gets into the skin) and if the air in your room is dry (due to the heating in winter or the air conditioning in summer), make sure the air is well humidified, by using room humidifiers or simply a bowl of water on the radiator.
EXTRA TIP: SENSITIVITY
Sensitive skin should be treated like a raw egg. By this we mean: After washing, do not rub dry with hard terry cloth, but pat dry with a soft towel.
And also cream should not be massaged in too much, but better to first distribute in the hands and then gently pat into the skin with the palms.
These HighDroxy products fit the bill:
1. face cleansing
Here, less is often more. Too much or frequent cleansing unnecessarily stresses the skin barrier and can worsen your skin's appearance in the long run. If we recommend several products at this point, you do not have to use them all together. You can find out more about the special features and the right combination on the product pages.
An often underestimated skin care step: toners or sprays moisturise the skin and make it more receptive to subsequent care products.
3. targeted active substances
Regardless of the number of products suggested here, regularity is more important than frequency. If you want to combine several serums or boosters that are rich in active ingredients, you can, for example, alternate between daily and evening use.
4.1 Day care, UV protection
Do not underestimate the importance of daily UV protection: UVA rays, which are primarily responsible for skin ageing, also penetrate through clouds and window panes and are present even in winter.
4.2 Night care
After the addition of active ingredients from care step 3, an appropriately rich night care is the perfect conclusion to your care routine.
By the way: If several products are listed here, these are alternative recommendations, depending on preference.
5. special care
No obligation without freestyle: Here you will find products from our range for that extra portion of care or special needs.