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GLOSSARY : Intolerant skin

Your face skin

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Inflammation

Inflammation is an immune defence reaction that the body produces in response to an attack: infection, burning, allergies, etc. On the skin this may take the form of redness, swelling, heat or irritation.

This word also belongs to the categories Sensitive, dehydrated skin, Skin prone to redness, Oily skin with imperfections, Irritated skin, Skin sensitive to shaving.