I have always fought sensitive skin issues. From fighting what my family lovingly called “the crud” as a child to battling dry, irritated skin as an adult, I have looked for effective remedies for my skin sensitivities for years, but it wasn’t until recently that I found something that works – lavender essential oil.
Over-the-Counter Products I’ve Tried
I’m preparing to be very honest here, so if you’re not prepared, go ahead and skip to the “What Worked” section. Like I said, I’ve always had skin issues, but the thing that really compounded the issue was shaving. Now, short of going au naturel and opting to not shave, I’ve tried everything – different razors, too many lotions to count, and a variety of different shaving creams, soaps, etc. While some options worked for a few days or even weeks at a time, my legs would soon be peppered with the same red blemishes and pervasive itchiness as before within a short period of time. Continue reading