Tag: sensitive skin
  • Choosing the Right Brush Head for Your Skin Type

    Knowing your skin type is necessary when making the right decision about which Clarisonic brush head to choose for your Sonic Skin Cleansing System.

    We offer a variety of brush heads for the face: delicate, sensitive, normal, deep pore, and the super soft acne brush.

    To make choosing between them a little easier, we’ve put together some information regarding different skin types and their brush head matches. They are sure to give you a glowing complexion!

    1. Normal skin – If your skin has an even tone and texture, and is naturally moisturized without looking too dry or oily, you were blessed with normal skin type. Normal skin is the least problematic type and is characterized by small pores. This type is best paired with our normal brush head.
    2. Dry skin – Dry skin can feel tight and itchy, as well as show some visible flaking. It is often delicate, easily irritated, and has a matte appearance. We recommend that you start with the sensitive brush head.  If you also have rosacea or acne, try either the delicate or acne brush heads.
    3. Oily skin – Oily skin has a shiny appearance and is usually thicker, firmer, and less sensitive than the other skin types. Individuals with this skin type have enlarged pores and are more susceptible to recurring clogged pores, blackheads, whiteheads, and blemishes. But not to worry, our deep pore brush head is ideal for cleansing oily skin, large pores or hard to reach areas of the face, such as around the nose.
    4. Combination skin – Combination skin is a blend of both oily and dry skin. If you have combination skin, you’ll find that the oils are mostly concentrated on the T-zone, while the cheeks remain dry. This skin type varies quite a bit – so to determine which brush head is right for you, give our acne brush head a try. Extra-plush bristle gradation helps to provide ultra-gentle cleansing for sensitive and acne-prone skin.
    5. Sensitive skin – This skin type tends to be very dry, itchy, feel tight, and can easily become inflamed or irritated by external influences. Sensitive skin can be dry, normal, or oily and is characterized by delicacy. We think our ultra-gentle delicate brush head will be perfect for your sensitive skin!

    Does the brush head you’re currently using match your skin type?

    January 23, 2013 by Clarisonic Comments
  • Ask Dr. Robb: Is the Clarisonic safe on sensitive skin?

    Clarisonic fan, Barbara, asks Dr. Robb if the Clarisonic is safe on sensitive skin because she avoids facials that cause her redness and irritation. This is a common concern among users and Dr. Robb is here to clear up any confusion and worries associated with Clarisonic and sensitive skin.

    Dr. Robb says, if you are under the care of a doctor always check with them, they know what’s best for you. We know that doctors throughout the United States and spas sell the Clarisonic to their patients that have Rosacea, a very sensitive condition. It is very safe and gentle for all skin types. You can start with every other day use, but honestly, we designed it to be safe and gentle.

    Congratulations to Barbara Hanson who has won a Clarisonic Mia for submitting this question!

    August 15, 2011 by Clarisonic Comments