Why Is My Face Itchy?
Facial reactions, red blotches, itchy skin or rashes can be caused by a variety of reasons. These can include chronic conditions such as eczema, acne or rosacea, skin allergies, or even sensitivity to a particular substance like detergent, synthetic or rough fabrics. They can also be due to environmental factors such as too much sun exposure, changes in temperature or moisture, or air conditioning. Even stress can affect your skin. Click here to learn more about stress and eczema.
Sensitive skin, in general, is becoming a more common problem for adults, with many studies over the past decade defining what this means.1 Luckily however, many products which are specially formulated for sensitive skin have emerged in recent times.
You may want to visit a healthcare professional to help you determine why your face is itchy and to help you develop a treatment routine. Listed below are some factors that may contribute to your irritated or itchy skin, and steps you can take that may help give you some relief.