5 Of The Best Foundations For Sensitive Skin

Got skin that's easily irritated? These soothing bases are just the thing.

Nars Sheer Glow

Nars Sheer Glow

€41

If your skin is both dry and sensitive then this problem-fixing foundation is a must. It’s weightless formula hydrates an irritated complexion, while complexion brightening properties give you a soft, luminous glow.

Bourjois Healthy Mix

Bourjois Healthy Mix

€12.99

This budget buy uses fruit therapy to care for sensitive skin; Apricot boosts radiance, melon offers extra hydration, while apple gives the skin added protection. Crystalline pigments give the skin a healthy glow too.

Vichy Dermablend Corrective Foundation

Vichy Dermablend

€21.99

There’s SPF 35 in this little ‘un, meaning it’ll protect sensitive skin from the sun’s harsh rays. It’s also highly pigmented making it great for covering rosacea and hyper-pigmentation. It contains Vichy Thermal Spa water too, which is known for its soothing and fortifying properties.

Lancome Teint Miracle

Lancome Teint Miracle

€39.50

The barely-there feel of this base makes it a treat for sensitive skin. Rosehip oil and a high concentration of water create a smooth, hydrating finish, while pearlescent pigments offer a radiant, dewy glow.

La Roche-Posay Toleriane Teint Foundation

La Roche-Posay

€19

The ultra-fine, feather light texture of this base is what makes it so ace for sensitive skin. Better yet, it’s made with La Roche-Posay thermal spa water, which the brand says is exceptionally rich in antioxidants, giving it soothing and anti-irritating properties. It’s made with minimal ingredients and fragrance too.

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