When you have sensitive skin, shopping for beauty products can be a minefield. Pick the wrong sunscreen and there could be break outs, the wrong cleanser and it’s a sting-party!
And while there’s no guarantee when trying something new, your chances of finding soothing products are remarkably higher if you take the recommendation of those who have tried and tested before you. So get ready to shop our line up of products suited to sensitive skin…
La Roche Posay Physiological Micellar Solution (Sensitive Skin)
As far as micellar waters go, nothing is more gentle yet effective than La Roche Posay Physiological Micellar Solution . It will remove the most stubborn of mascaras and foundations without the dreaded sting.
Darphin Intral Cleansing Milk
This cleanser is our top pick and won’t leave your skin feeling terribly dry or tight, and its super soothing.
Lancome Advanced Genifique Sensitive Youth Activating + Sensitivity Soothing Dual Concentrate
An instant skin-soother. One slather of this and all discomfort and dryness will disappear overnight, if not immediately.
Elemis Hydra-Boost Sensitive Day Cream- for sensitive skin
Calming to apply and packed full of anti-oxidants, this cream makes for the perfect day mate. It also contains hyaluronic acid to keep moisture locked in all day.
La Roche Posay Anthelios XL 50 Ultra-Light Fluid SPF 50+ – For Sensitive & Sun Intolerant Skin
Ultra-light is right! This suncream provides a barely-there veil over the skin without scrimping on the SPF factor. If you struggle to find decent sun protection that doesn’t irritate, this is it.
Avene Soothing Moisture Mask
Who says those with sensitive skin can’t mask? If you’re desperate for a hit of hydration, this guy does the job without the suffocating your skin.
BareMinerals BareMinerals Original SPF 15 Foundation
Mineral foundations are the safer bet when it comes to sensitive skin and the OG from Bareminerals can be built from sheer to full coverage in no time. There’s also a matte version for those who need a little more oil control.