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Feature: Kathryn Lewsey

Let’s be honest, having sensitive skin can be a bit of a nightmare, but that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice on your skincare regime. The likes of eczema, psoriasis or just easily irritated skin can cause havoc on your complexion. We’ve put together our pick of the best products for looking after sensitive skin.



Keep your skin in tip-top condition with this nourishing multitasker. Formulated with fatty acids and vitamins, this lotion tackles the driest of skin, locking in hydration all-day. It can also be used as a velvety primer or even an effective make-up remover.


AESOP Camellia Nut Facial Hydrating Cream

Perfect for sensitive skin, this natural combo of nut and plant extracts helps soothe and relive dry skin. Its nourishing formula works fast to seriously hydrate skin.


REN Evercalm Cleansing Gel

Free from the skin-irritating ingredients like sulphates, minerals oils and parabens, this product uses potent bio-actives to boost the skin’s renewal process. This gentle cleanser washes away dirt, make-up and grime, without causing redness or a blotchy complexion.


Dr Jart Cicapair Tiger Grass Sleepair Intensive Mask

Repair irritated skin while you snooze with this intensive mask. Packed with tiger grass and regeneration herbs, it works to recover skin cells and absorb skin irritants. Meaning you’ll wake up to clearer skin.


Foreo Luna 3 For Sensitive Skin

This nifty tool is our go-to for cleansing complexions and now the Luna comes in a version designed specifically for sensitive skin. Featuring soft silicone bristles that pulse to lift away dirt and grime, you’ll be left with squeaky clean skin and zero irritation!



Protecting your face from harmful UVA/UVB rays and ensuring sensitive skin isn’t irritated, this sunscreen is a real multi-tasker. As well as defending skin from the skin, it even contains advanced technology to promote your skin’s bronzing process. Meaning you’ll be tanned as well as protected.


Kate Somerville DeliKate Recovery Cream

Big in the skin world, Kate Somerville has nailed it with a selection of tip-top skincare that tackles even the most complex complexion concerns. Perfect for calming down irritated skin, this formula uses peptides, ginger root and Tasmania Lanceolata fruit extract. This winning combo strengthens the skin’s barrier, locks in hydration and reveals a smoother complexion.


Chantecaille Flower Harmonizing Cream

Working hard to restore stressed-out skin, the clue is in the name when it comes to what this harmonising cream does. The likes of flower waxes, macadamia and blackcurrant are combined to seriously nourish and soothe skin.


Malin + Goetz Vitamin E Face Moisturizer

For softer, smoother and hydrated skin, this vitamin E number is a number brainer. Thanks to the addition of chamomile, it also helps to calm even the most irritated skin.


Nuxe Reve de Miel Make-Up Removing Gel

Ideal for sensitive skin, this gorgeous gel is enriched with honey and sunflower to gently remove make-up. Its calming ingredients will work perfectly with any irritation, as well as keeping skin super soft.