This Is Hands Down the Best Makeup for Sensitive Skin

Updated 04/19/19

There is so much wonderful makeup on shelves today—but when your irritable skin flares up without a moment’s notice, it can be difficult to find products that work well but won’t cause irritation. Luckily, you have me to turn to in times of need!

Below, find the most soothing, luxurious, and effective makeup for your sensitive skin.

Bourjois Healthy Mix Serum Gel Foundation $10
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Made with ingredients including vitamins and fruit skin, this formula is an instant anti-fatigue treatment that easily glides over the skin and blends. It’s noncomedogenic, super light, and leaves a glowy finish.

RMS Eye Polish $28
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These shadows (I’m partial to the frosty blue, but it comes in a bunch of shades) are worked into the skin like a moisturizer—as they have all the benefits of raw mineral pigments without the dry, flaky effect. The coolest thing, though, is that it can double as an eye cream to hydrate the delicate skin on your lids. If you have dry eyes that are sensitive to most shadows, this is the one for you.

Make Beauty Moonlight Primer $55
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This innovative primer protects against the skin damage caused by your laptop and iPhone. Yikes. It’s chock-full of vitamin D and marine algae to keep pollution and free radicals away from your skin. Plus, it won’t irritate your skin. Buh-bye, redness.

Jane Iredale In Touch Cream Blush $27
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This dewy cream-to-powder blush stick glides on so smoothly and gives your cheeks that just-went-for-a-run-but-I-still-look-flawless flush. It’s really gentle, soothing, and moisturizing on easily bothered skin.

100% Pure Fruit Pigmented Mascara $25
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This mascara includes all-natural, organic ingredients including black tea, berry, and cocoa pigments. The mild formula will never sting or inflame sensitive eyes.

Juice Beauty Phyto-Pigments Contouring Bronzer $24
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This sheer contouring powder conditions and moisturizes your skin upon application. It contains Juice Beauty’s exclusive Moisture Powder Blend (vegetable glycerin, lotus, and phospholipids) as well as argan, rose, cranberry, and purple carrot. The best part? It’s Gwyneth Paltrow–approved.

Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Aquacealer $26
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Vegan friendly and ultra-hydrating, this concealing serum contains 20% water to deliver coverage and moisture at the same time. It masks and treats redness (score) thanks to a blend of algae and marine flower extracts, cucumber, and coconut.

W3ll People Altruist Foundation Powder $32
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This satiny, triple-milled powder employs the use of organic aloe to nourish the skin, as well as zinc and titanium to protect against environmental damage. That and it doesn’t crease at all. Seriously.

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