Sensitive Skin Resources

The information below was sourced from current primary peer-reviewed medical literature whenever possible to help you better understand your sensitive skin. Please contact us if you have any questions.



Featured Resources

The Ingredient Glossary

Demystify common ingredients used in skin care products


Dr. Rivers' Essential Serum Q&A

Dr. Rivers answers your questions on serums.

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7 Tips to Reduce the Signs of Aging in the Eye Area

Our best tips on minimizing the aging effects.

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The Ultimate Rosacea Guide

Everything you need to know about rosacea.

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4 Ways Skin Changes in Your 40s

Here's what you can expect from your skin – and what to do about it

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Behind the Mask of Melasma

Our guide to what triggers melasma and more.

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Resources for Sensitive Skin

Caring for Skincare

Taking a few extra steps to care for your products can not only extend their shelf life but ensure they’re working at their absolute best

Stress On Skin: What You Can Do To Help It

We explore the science of stress, the impact it can have on your skin, and most importantly, what you can do to manage it.

10 Summer Skin Changes You Need to Know About

Learn the seasonal skin changes and what you can do to minimize the damage to your skin.

Ultimate Pre and Post Workout Skincare Routine

Steps to take before, during, and after a workout session to keep yourself looking fresh.

6 Signs You’ve Had Too Much Sun

Read the ultimate sunburn skincare guide to getting your skin back on the road to post-burn recovery!

How to Get Rid of a Sunburn: Treatments for Relief

Here’s what you need to know to effectively treat and soothe a sunburn at home.

The 4 Types of Wrinkles

Not all wrinkles are created equal. Once you understand their differences, they’re a lot easier to treat.

Melasma & Hyperpigmentation

They look alike. They act alike. However, the difference between them runs deeper than you might think.

The Optimal Riversol Routine

A definitive guide on when to use any Riversol product, how often to use it, and how much at once.

Is Lost Collagen Lost Forever?

Learn how you can replenish lost collagen to make your skin look healthier for longer.

Blackheads: How to Get Rid of Them Once and For All

Getting rid of annoying blackheads all come down to one solution.

Sleeping With your Makeup On – Skin’s Worst Nightmare?

Read to find out what happens when you don't wash off your makeup.

A Look at Laser Treatments

Learn about laser treatments to reduce wrinkles, fine-lines, age spots and more.

Our Guide to Knowing Your Skin Type, in Any Season!

Make a seamless transition into hot weather, regardless of your skin type.

Sun Spots or Melanoma?

Melanoma can affect anyone and everyone, but the good news is there’s a lot you can do to prevent it.

Let’s Talk Vitamin C

We’ve got the scoop on how and why Vitamin C will become your skin’s new best friend.

Does Drinking Water Actually Make Your Skin Clearer?

Discover if water makes a big difference to your skin.

Ask An Expert: Dermaplaning

Answering all your questions about this gentle form of exfoliation.

Your Complete Guide to Travelling and Skin Care

Learn more about how to keep your skin looking its best after any flight.

4 Ways Skin Changes in Your 40s

Here’s what you can expect from your skin — and what to do about it.

Playing it Safe with Face Cleansing

Find out everything you need to know about washing your face.

Adult Acne

Learn how to identify and manage different types of breakouts your skin may be prone to.

Acne in Menopausal Skin

Read more about acne in menopausal skin and what you can do about it.

Acne Scar Treatments

We compare acne scar treatments to help you find the one that’s right.

Are At-home Anti-Aging Tools Effective?

Everything you need to know from a dermatologist's perspective.

Avoiding Irritated Skin in Bed

We discuss the impact your sleeping environment can have on your skin.

Behind the Mask of Melasma

Read the guide to find out what triggers melasma and what you can do to treat and prevent it.

The Benefits of Antioxidants

Discover why the antioxidants in Riversol are making a difference in your skin.


More information on Riversol's main ingredient, Beta-Thujaplicin.

Chemical vs Physical and How to Choose the Best Sunscreen

How to understand the differences between sunscreens, so that you can choose the right one!

The Dry Skin Guide

Everything you need to know about dehydrated skin, the skin's natural barrier and how to take care of it.

Exfoliants, the Facts About Glycolic Peels

Learn about the basics of safe exfoliation for sensitive skin.

How Menopause Affects Your Skin

It is common for women to report skin problems during menopause.

How to Get Rid of Acne

A guide to dealing with oily skin and acne breakouts.

Melanoma: Causes, Symptoms and How to Detect It Early

Before you plan your fun in the sun, read our need-to-know guide so that you can stay safe.

Micellar Water – Miracle or Mirage?

Is it a toner? A cleanser? A moisturizer? Find out in our article here.

Neck Wrinkles: Don't Let Your Neck Betray Your Age

Learn why the neck often looks older before the face and how to prevent it.

Our Complete Guide to Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers

Knowing the different types can save your skin.

Our Top 6 Exercise Skin Tips

6 tips for making sure our fitness goals aren't getting in the way of our skin care goals.

Our Top 8 Office Skincare Tips

Chances are you’re unaware of all the potential skin care hazards in an office.

Pregnancy Skincare

Covering everything from pre-natal care, to skin changes post-pregnancy.

Removing Makeup The Right Way: Our Top 7 Tips

Find out how to remove your makeup the right way using our top tips!

Sodium Hyaluronate and Hyaluronic Acid for Skin

Our guide on hyaluronic acid and how it benefits your skin.

Summer Skincare Myths with Dr. Rivers

Dr. Rivers shares the 4 most common misconceptions related to skin in the summer.

The Surprising Truth About Skin Acidity

Learn more about the normal pH balance of skin is and why it is important.

The Truth About Fine Lines and Wrinkles

Let our guide take you skin deep to uncover the causes of these inevitable signs of aging and what you can do to help keep them at bay

Uneven Skintone

Our complete guide to uneven skin tone, sun damage, and dark spots.

Vitamin E and Photoprotection

Did you know that the Vitamin E in skin care can amplify the protection of your sunscreen?

Vitamins in Skincare

Read more about why vitamins are so important to have in your skincare.

Workouts & Breakouts

A few tips to ensure you're not breaking out while working out!


Adult Acne Vs. Adolescent Acne

Find out what works best for your acne

Acne Scars

Not sure how to treat your acne scars? Read on to find the one that’s right for you.

How to Get Rid of Acne

A guide to dealing with oily skin and acne breakouts.

Adult Acne

Take a closer look at adult acne treatment options to help you banish these blemishes.

Acne in Menopausal Skin

Menopause often comes with a plethora of skin changes, sometimes including acne.

Avoiding Irritated Skin in Bed

Your sleeping environment can affect your skin. Read on to optimize your bed routine.

How to Get Rid of Blackheads

Getting rid of annoying blackheads all come down to one solution.

Cleansing, Diet and Skin Care

Dr. Rivers answers your questions about cleansing, acne, diet and skin care.

DIY Face Masks

There is a recipe out there for every skin concern including acne, but does your pantry really hold the key to glowing skin?

Knowing Your Skin Type in Any Season

Learn the seasonal skin changes and what you can do to keep acne at bay.

Oily Skin + Blemishes Q&A

Dr. Rivers answers your questions about how to deal with blemishes and oily skin.

Resources for Rosacea

Rosacea Causes

A concise review of the available medical research to help you understand what causes rosacea.

Rosy Cheeks & Flushing

Discover the causes of flushed, rosy cheeks and what can be done to manage them.

Rosacea Facts

The basics on rosacea, common triggers and how to deal with this complicated condition.

10 Essential Rosacea Makeup Tips

Learn how you can look your best without irritating your skin with Sandy Jones, Celebrity Makeup Artist.

Rosacea Prevention

Discover the symptoms of rosacea and how an early diagnosis could help you.

Stress and Rosacea

Learn more about stress and how it can affect your rosacea.

Q&A with Dr. Rivers

Cleansing, diet, and skin care

Dr. Rivers answers your questions about cleansing, diet and skin care.

The Essential Serum Q&A with Dr. Jason Rivers

The purpose and proper usage of a serum can be confusing, so we asked Dr. Rivers to help explain.

Oily skin and blemishes

Answering your questions about how to deal with blemishes and oily skin.

Winter skin care

Some expert advice on winter skin care from Dr. Rivers.

Autumn Skin Care Q&A

Dr. Rivers answers your fall skin care questions.