Buckhead Office

3379 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite 500

Atlanta, GA 30326

Mon. - Fri.: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Roswell Office

11755 Pointe Place, Suite B-2

Roswell, GA 30076

Mon. - Fri.: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

The Sensitive Skin Approach

Having sensitive skin doesn’t mean you can’t achieve a healthy, pampered glow. You may think you are bound for life to the bland skin regime products that you’ve always used. Trying something new on your skin can be terrifying for those with sensitive skin, as it can lead to breakouts, rashes and other visible irritations. However, here are some tips that can help you approach skin care with sensitive skin and achieve that same healthy glow that others have.

It is Best to Test:

Avoid a full blown skin rebellion by simply applying a very small amount of a new product first to an area that is less visible on your body, such as behind your ear. Wait 24 hours before applying it elsewhere to see if your skin agrees with the product or not.
More Moisture:
As a sensitive skin sufferer, you will need to moisturize more than the average person to keep a healthy, strong barrier from environmental factors like cold and wind. Keep lotions handy throughout the day and be sure to apply it morning and night. A dermatologist can help you determine the best moisturizer for your skin type.
Careful with Cosmetics:
No, you do not have to avoid putting on make-up just because your skin is sensitive. However, there are some general rules that will help you choose the best cosmetics without irritation. Use mineral power or silicone-based foundation. Also, avoiding waterproof mascara will eliminate potential irritation when it is time to scrub it off. Patients with sensitive skin need to also be careful to throw away old make-up and keep their brushes extra clean.
Be Sun Smart:
Your sensitive skin is obviously extra sensitive to the sun. Choose a sunscreen that is SPF 30 or higher and make sure it has physical active ingredients such as titanium dioxide or zinc oxide instead of one with chemical ingredients.

Olansky Dermatology Associates of Atlanta is dedicated to helping patients with sensitive skin maintain a healthy and pampered glow year-round. They can educate you on how to read labels and avoid common irritants in your skin. Just because a label reads “hypoallergenic” does not necessarily mean it will be best for your sensitive skin. Ask your dermatologist more about how you can approach skin care with sensitive skin.

Posted on behalf of Dr. Jodi E. Ganz, Olansky Dermatology Associates

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Buckhead Office

3379 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite 500

Atlanta, GA 30326

Roswell Office

11755 Pointe Place, Suite B-2

Roswell, GA 30076

Our Happy Patients

Olansky Dermatology Associates

4.7/ 5.0

Based on 229 reviews

Jenny S.

The doctors and PA’s are great and very knowledgeable. I never have to wait to long and the office staff is always very nice. I also take my son there and they are great with him as well. I would highly recommend Olansky Dermatology.

Kristen R.

Olansky Dermatology is wonderful! Our whole family goes. My daughter has had terrible eczema through the years and both my kids had mollescum too. They always make things better and spend time explaining whats wrong and how to fix it.

Mike D.

I recently had a couple appointments at Olanksy Dermatology and was seen by Julia Lee. Julie was excellent and quickly took care of the issue I was having with my skin. I would highly recommend Olansky Dermatology and especially Julia Lee to anyone in need of a dermatologist.

Tamima D.

My husband is a patient of PA Sharon Doering I appreciate all she did for my spouse. She’s very down to earth & made him feel comfortable. Sharon communicated in a way that he can understand.
Thank You

Lisa H.

I see the physician assistant Sharon Doering and she has drastically improved my skin! I highly recommend this practice and their brilliant thourough doctors. I finally have glowing skin!

Betty G.

I have had excellent experience at Olansky Dermatology. Dr Burger is meticulous and thorough and has a most pleasant and calm manner. I have every confidence in her and this office.

Cheyenne G.

Very kind and understanding people. Dr. Bellamy and her nurse took the time to listen to all my concerns and never made me feel rushed.

Kishan P.

I was actually running a bit late, but they were very friendly and knowledgeable about what was going on with my skin. And also very timely.I will definitely stick with them!

Khol S.

Very professional and pleasant staff. When I arrived at my appointment this afternoon I was informed that my doctor called out sick and they tried calling to let me know but I just recently changed my number so they were unable to reach me. The receptionist was so sweet and helpful. Instead of leaving and making a new appointment they fit me in without an issue and without any waiting.

Susan H.

Dr. Ilyas was highly recommended to me so I decided to change dermatologists. I am so glad as I am pleased with his expertise and his highly professional manner. I am also delighted with Emily Raville, Aesthetician. She does a wonderful job and I am recommending her to my friends as well. I am completely satisfied – can’t get any better than that!

Lindsay S.

I have been going to Olansky Dematology for many years now, whether for a specific problem, or just for a really great deep facial, and I wouldn’t consider going anywhere else. Every single staff member is knowledgeable and professional. The customer service I receive every visit leaves a positive and lasting impression. I always feel comfortable and at ease while I am there. Great staff!

Janet R.

I seem to live at this place! Whether it’s for an appointment with a doctor or for an aesthetic treatment, I am there frequently. I cannot say enough good things. Efficient, friendly, the best doctors, and a new aesthetic center with the latest in procedures and products to keep us looking almost as young as we feel. It’s always fun to see Emily and she knows just what to recommend.