As the owner of Your Sensitive Skin, this condition certainly does not feel like a blessing.
The questions are always there - - Why does my skin have to be so difficult? Why can't I just use what everyone else can?
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Well, it sort of looks like your skin is smarter than everyone else. Because, all those substances your skin will not tolerate, are really harmful for you and your body.
Parabens - preservative
Phthalates - help products stick to your skin
Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) and/or Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLES) - surfactant (breaks down oil & dirt)
BHA & BHT - synthetic antioxidant, preservative
These ingredients that everyone else seems to tolerate (and are in most commercial skin care products) are endocrine disruptors, known carcinogens, cause kidney and respiratory damage, harm your liver and disrupt reproductive systems.