For most people, getting a facial treatment can be a soothing, relaxing way to address some of the most common skin concerns, like acne or signs of aging. But for those with sensitive skin, a facial is a minefield of potential irritation, allergens, and discomfort.

But yes, you can get a facial even if you have sensitive skin—and you might even enjoy it! To make sure that happens, though, you need to do a little extra homework. Here are our experts’ top tips on navigating facial treatments when you have sensitive skin.