Sensitive skin? These gentle beauty products are for you

Sensitive skin? These gentle beauty products are for you

— Recommendations are independently chosen by Reviewed’s editors. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission.

If you have sensitive skin, finding beauty products that give your desired results without causing irritation feels like a major win. This is especially true if your complexion is easily disturbed by the active ingredients found in many skincare products. Knowing what to look for—and what to stay away from—is key, but sometimes it can be difficult navigating the cosmetic aisle with what can feel like a slew of red flags. We rounded up top-notch products to try if you have sensitive skin—ones that will calm, soothe and moisturize without contributing to irritation.

Tackle your holiday shopping with deals and expert advice delivered straight to your phone. Sign up for text message alerts from the deal-hunting team at Reviewed.

1. For a cleanser that won’t strip the skin: Cetaphil Daily Face Wash

Sensitive skin? These gentle beauty products are for you

This daily face wash from Cetaphil has earned its stripes among those with sensitive skin and dermatologists alike thanks to its gentle, non-irritating formula. It cleans without clogging pores, interrupting your skin’s barrier function or stripping your skin of its natural oils. It’s also made with hydrating ingredients such as glycerin and vitamins B5 and B3. This particular cleanser is a gel-to-foam formula and is best for sensitive skin that skews combination to oily, but the brand also has a non-foaming face wash, the Gentle Skin Cleanser, designed for normal to dry types.

  • Get the Cetaphil Daily Face Wash from Amazon for $13.71
  • Get the Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser from Amazon for $17.09

2. For a toner that clears pores: Nuria Rescue Pore-Minimizing Toner

Sensitive skin? These gentle beauty products are for you

Congested pores can lead to breakouts, but many toners that seek to deep-clean take moisture along with them. Cue this one from Nuria that combines calming witch hazel, redness-reducing horsetail, purifying tea tree oil and skin-protecting rosemary. The promised results are a radiant complexion and less-visible pores. To use, apply before your moisturizer in the morning and evening with your fingers or a cotton pad.

Get the Rescue Pore-Minimizing Toner from Nuria for $20

3. For a hydrating eye cream: Burt’s Bees Eye Cream for Sensitive Skin

Sensitive skin? These gentle beauty products are for you

The fragrance-free eye cream contains rice extracts and aloe vera, both touted for their ability to soothe and hydrate the delicate eye area. Plus, it has the National Eczema Association Seal of Acceptance, so those with eczema and dry skin can rest assured it won’t worsen a flare-up. Apply underneath your eyes in the morning to prepare for makeup or in the evening as part of your nighttime skincare routine.

Get the Sensitive Solutions Calming Eye Cream from Burt’s Bees for $14.99

4. For a moisturizer that protects: Pixi Rose Ceramide Cream

Sensitive skin? These gentle beauty products are for you

If you’re dealing with an inflammatory skin condition like eczema, psoriasis or rosacea, it’s likely taken a toll on your skin’s moisture barrier, which is essential for keeping your skin hydrated, protected and healthy. This moisturizer from Pixi contains ceramides to lock in moisture and protect your skin against environmental damage, which it’s more susceptible to if your barrier is damaged.

Get the Pixi Rose Ceramide Cream from Ulta for $24

5. For a mask that soothes: Eminence Organic Skin Care Calm Skin Arnica Masque

Sensitive skin? These gentle beauty products are for you

Whether you’re dealing with generally inflamed skin or residual irritation from a breakout, this Eminence mask can help your skin maintain a healthy complexion. It uses moisturizing shea butter, soothing linseed oil and antioxidant-rich ivy leaf. To use, mix a small amount of product with water into your hands and apply an even layer all over your face. Leave on for up to 10 minutes before rinsing off with lukewarm water.

Get the Eminence Organic Skin Care Calm Skin Arnica Masque from Dermstore for $56

6. For an anti-aging serum: Philosophy Nature In A Jar Skin Reset Serum

Sensitive skin? These gentle beauty products are for you

Retinol is an all-star ingredient touted for its anti-aging abilities, but it can come with irritating side effects including redness, dryness and flakiness. If your skin leans sensitive, opting for retinol alternative bakuchiol may be a better idea. This quick-absorbing serum from Philosophy allows you to reap the similar skin-smoothing benefits without the irritating side effects. To use, shake the bottle and apply a small amount onto clean skin in the morning and evening before moisturizer. Unlike retinol, there’s no ramp-up period and you can use it twice a day.

Get the Philosophy Nature In A Jar Skin Reset Serum With Bakuchiol from Ulta for $58

7. For a light exfoliator: Tatcha The Rice Polish Foaming Enzyme Powder

Sensitive skin? These gentle beauty products are for you

Physical exfoliators that use gentle skin-polishing ingredients like rice powder can be effective at buffing the skin without causing irritation. Japanese rice bran is the exfoliator in this powder formula from Tatcha, which effectively sloughs away dead skin cells to reveal a fresh, glowing complexion. It also contains Japanese wild rose that claims to refine oily skin and licorice root extract to ward off the dry, tight feeling that can occur post-exfoliating. To use, wet your hands, pour a pea-sized amount of powder into your palms and rub them together to create a foam. Massage onto skin for 15 seconds before rinsing off.

Get the Rice Polish Foaming Enzyme Powder from Sephora for $65

8. For a body wash that calms: Clean & Clear Aloe Vera Body Wash

Sensitive skin? These gentle beauty products are for you

If body breakouts are the norm for you, a sensitive skin-friendly body wash, like this one from Clean & Clear, should be part of your shower routine. This foaming wash uses soothing aloe vera and offers a gentle cleanse without making your skin feel dry or tight afterward. It’s always a good idea to follow up your body wash routine with a moisturizer for an extra layer of protection on your skin.

Get the Clean & Clear Aloe Vera Body Wash from Walmart for $6.27

9. For a multi-tasking makeup remover: Lilah B. Aglow Cleansing Butter

Sensitive skin? These gentle beauty products are for you

Less is more when it comes to skincare for sensitive skin, which is why multi-tasking products remain on rotation for many people with this skin type. This cleansing butter from Lilah B. is a three-in-one item, serving as a gentle makeup remover, hydrating no-rinse cleanser and moisturizing mask all in one butter-to-oil formula. To use as a makeup remover, warm a small amount into your hands and massage onto skin using circular motions before rinsing off with lukewarm water. To use as a cleanser, massage a small amount onto clean skin, wipe off with a cloth and proceed with the rest of your skincare routine without rinsing off. To use as a mask, apply a small amount onto clean, dry skin and let it work its magic for 10 minutes before rinsing off.

Get the Lilah B. Aglow Cleansing Butter from Sephora for $44

Don’t get thwarted by shipping delays or sold-out favorites this holiday season. Sign up for our free weekly newsletter to get shopping tips, deals, product reviews, gift guides and more.

The product experts at Reviewed have all your shopping needs covered. Follow Reviewed on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok or Flipboard for the latest deals, product reviews and more.

Prices were accurate at the time this article was published but may change over time.

News Related

OTHER NEWS

Chiefs vs. Bills odds, line, how to watch, live stream: Model reveals NFL picks, Divisional Round prediction

© Provided by CBS Sports Dec 24, 2017; Chicago, IL, USA; A general view of a Cleveland Browns helmet prior to a game against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field. ... Read more »

Netflix movies, shows, & series: New releases for the week of January 23rd

We’re back once again to share all of the latest Netflix releases for this week. As always, you can see everything Netflix has been adding to its library this year ... Read more »

Queen Elizabeth travels to Norfolk ahead of 70th anniversary of her ascension to the throne

It's unclear if the Queen will remain at Sandringham House for the anniversary of her rise to the throne on Feb. 6. Read more »

Price Drop Alert: Get Apple AirPods for $100 Right Now on Amazon

Table of Contents Where To Find the Lowest Prices on AirPods Best Deals on AirPods (3rd Generation, 2021) Best Deals on AirPods (2nd Generation) Deals on Apple AirPods Pro Best ... Read more »

Omicron wave of COVID to peak by mid-February, Fauci predicts

The omicron wave of coronavirus cases will peak in most of the country by mid-February, the nation’s top infectious disease expert predicted on Sunday. The number of infections has been ... Read more »

A Capitol rioter said participating in the insurrection gave him 'street cred' and a 'badge of honor' among conservatives

© Provided by Business Insider Brent Stirton/Getty One Capitol rioter said he felt proud of his involvement in the January 6, 2021, insurrection.  “It definitely activated me more,” Paul Davis ... Read more »

Warriors vs. Jazz odds, line, spread: 2022 NBA picks, Jan. 23 predictions from proven computer model

© Provided by CBS Sports The Golden State Warriors will take on the Utah Jazz at 8:30 p.m. ET on Sunday at the Chase Center. Golden State is 33-13 overall ... Read more »

‘Spider-Man' comes back swinging, takes No. 1 from ‘Scream'

The Associated PressFILE – Attendees dressed as Spider-Man gather during New York Comic Con at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, in New York. After ... Read more »

Derrick Henry: The fourth-down stop will play in my mind every day until we play again

Titans running back Derrick Henry returned to play in the playoffs after a foot injury that required surgery sidelined him for the second half of the season. But the results ... Read more »

6 Simple Ways to Get More Exercise If You're Lazy

Would you rather watch a Rocky training montage than try a boxing class? Does a high-intensity bootcamp sound like cruel and unusual punishment? It’s OK to be a little lazy, ... Read more »

Democratic Sen. Chris Coons says he's 'gravely concerned' about the 'abundant evidence' of nationwide voter suppression

© Provided by Business Insider Sen. Chris Coons. ABC This Week Sen. Chris Coons, a Democrat from Delaware, said he is “gravely concerned” about voting rights. Coons said legislators are ... Read more »

How to redeem miles with the United MileagePlus program

MSN has partnered with The Points Guy for our coverage of credit card products. MSN and The Points Guy may receive a commission from card issuers. Although United’s MileagePlus members ... Read more »

Watch Wizards vs. Celtics: TV channel, live stream info, start time

© Provided by CBS Sports Who’s Playing Boston @ Washington Current Records: Boston 23-24; Washington 23-23 What to Know The Washington Wizards will play host again and welcome the Boston ... Read more »

McCaul: Putin 'smells weakness' in Biden's 'concessions' on Russia

© Getty Images McCaul: Putin ‘smells weakness’ in Biden’s ‘concessions’ on Russia Texas Rep. Michael McCaul, the top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, on Sunday blasted the Biden ... Read more »

Chelsea FC 0-0 Tottenham LIVE! Kane goal ruled out - Premier League match stream, latest score updates today

LIVE – Updated at 17:14 Chelsea FC vs Tottenham LIVE! A draw to Brighton in their last match means Chelsea have won none of their last four Premier League matches, ... Read more »

O'Keefe: Is mainstream media on the 'side of transparency?'

© Getty Images O’Keefe James O’Keefe, author of “American Muckraker” and founder of Project Veritas, questioned the intention of journalists, including the New York Times, for their reporting on the ... Read more »

Garrett Hedlund Arrested for Public Intoxication in Tenn. Following Split from Emma Roberts: Report

© Provided by People Tibrina Hobson/Getty Garrett Hedlund has been arrested, according to TMZ. On Saturday evening, the 37-year-old actor was reportedly arrested for public intoxication while in Franklin County, ... Read more »

Bills vs Chiefs live stream: how to watch NFL playoff game online today

There’s no trophy at stake but this is the matchup every neutral was hoping for, and probably the one that both Bills and Chiefs fans were praying to avoid. As ... Read more »

January 6 committee has been talking with ex-attorney general William Barr, chairman Bennie Thompson says

© Michael Reynolds/Pool/Getty Images US Attorney General Bill Barr holds a news conference to provide an update on the investigation of the terrorist bombing of Pan Am flight 103 on ... Read more »

Japanese magazine could be hinting at an unannounced Kirby game

© Provided by GamePur With Kirby and The Forgotten Land just around the corner, it was safe to assume the only Kirby-related news we would be getting would come from ... Read more »

G2 signs Aleksib and XTQZZZ as new in-game leader/coach duo, sends nexa to OG

© Provided by Dot Esports G2 Esports has made a huge change in leadership to its CS:GO roster today, signing renowned in-game leader Aleksi “Aleksib” Virolainen and coach Rémy “XTQZZZ” ... Read more »

Fauci: US ‘confident’ Omicron will soon peak even as hospitals struggle

© Provided by The Guardian Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters US authorities are confident most states will soon reach and pass a peak in coronavirus Omicron variant cases, even as hospitals struggle ... Read more »

Birthday boy Gvardiol seals Leipzig's win over Wolfsburg

© Daniel ROLAND Leipzig defender Josko Gvardiol (L) scored on his birthday Sunday RB Leipzig defender Josko Gvardiol marked his 20th birthday Sunday with a late goal to seal a 2-0 ... Read more »

Victoria Derbyshire felt 'complete' getting married at 49 to partner of 17 years

Victoria Derbyshire was prompted to get married after receiving a diagnosis for breast cancer. (Getty Images) Victoria Derbyshire has revealed how she felt “complete” after getting married at 49 to ... Read more »

New Zealand prime minister cancels wedding as country locks down

© Provided by The Week New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Sunday that she had canceled her wedding as the country implements a strict lockdown meant to control the ... Read more »

David Boreanaz Breaks Down the Intense ‘SEAL Team’ Finale

[Warning: The below contains MAJOR spoilers for the SEAL Team Season 5 finale “All Bravo Stations.”] The good news: Bravo’s omega op in Venezuela was a success. The bad news: ... Read more »

The Queen's sweet new companion to live with her at Windsor Castle

It's no secret the Queen's beloved Corgis play a pivotal role in the monarch's lifestyle, having owned more than 30 during her reign. SEE: 13 royals and their beloved pet ... Read more »

The Week Ahead In Biotech (Jan 23-29): Roche, Azurity FDA Decisions, J&J, Vertex Earnings, Samsara Vision IPO And More

© Provided by Benzinga Biotech stocks pulled back yet again during the week ending Jan. 21, with the sector retreating along with the broader market. The news flow tapered off following ... Read more »

MLB lockout: Why these dates should serve as deadlines for full spring training, regular Opening Day and more

© Provided by CBS Sports At some point in the next few weeks MLB and the MLBPA will agree to a new collective bargaining agreement, bringing to an end what ... Read more »

Why Pfizer's Deal With Beam Therapeutics Is a Smart Move

Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) recently announced a collaboration with Beam Therapeutics (NASDAQ: BEAM) to develop gene-editing therapies targeting rare genetic diseases. In this Motley Fool Live video, recorded on Jan. 12., Fool ... Read more »

2 out of 3 Americans aren't comfortable traveling yet

While there have been plenty of reports about canceled flights and cruises due to the coronavirus, the question remains: How many people are actually willing to leave their homes and ... Read more »

New Zealand Prime Minister Cancels Her Wedding Amid New COVID Restrictions

© Provided by Slate Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern tells journalists her wedding has been cancelled during a news conference on Jan. 23, 2022 in Wellington, New Zealand. Pool/Getty Images New ... Read more »

COVID live updates: New Zealand imposes restrictions amid omicron outbreak

Fauci predicts US will be past omicron peak by mid-February See more videos What to watch next New hopeful signs as omicron variant starts to wane in Northeast New hopeful ... Read more »

Jurgen Klopp: Alisson ‘saved our backside again’ in Liverpool win at Palace

Jurgen Klopp knows he was fortunate to have a top goalkeeper at Selhurst Park on Sunday as Liverpool was dominant in the first half of its 3-1 win over Crystal ... Read more »

Police arrested a Florida man who threatened to decapitate Nancy Pelosi and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

© Left: Rod Lamkey/Pool via AP; Right: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File Left: Nancy Pelosi. Right: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Left: Rod Lamkey/Pool via AP; Right: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File Paul ... Read more »

How to watch The Green Planet episode 3 online for free and from anywhere

The latest instalment of Sir David Attenborough’s plant world documentary series sees the legendary nature film maker return to his former university city. Read on as we explain how to ... Read more »

Wisconsin women’s hockey: UW swept by Gophers; everything terrible

© Drew Hamm This weekend didn’t go as planned. The No. 1 Wisconsin Badgers (18-3-3, 13-3-2-0-2 WCHA) women’s hockey team traveled to Minneapolis looking for revenge against the No. 5 ... Read more »

Annual Teddy Bear Toss breaks world record at AHL game in Hershey, Pa.

© Provided by WFXR Roanoke Annual Teddy Bear Toss breaks world record at AHL game in Hershey, Pa. (WHTM) – Hershey, Penn. always finds a way to outdo themselves. Whether ... Read more »

Chilly Willy 2022: Takeaways from Day 2 at Tucson Speedway

© Tucson Speedway (Meg Oliphant/NASCAR) Chilly Willy 2022: Takeaways from Day 2 at Tucson Speedway Saturday brought another action-packed day and evening of racing in the 2022 Chilly Willy at ... Read more »
On free-english-test.com you will find lots of free English exam practice materials to help you improve your English skills: grammar, listening, reading, writing, ielts, toeic