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


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


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


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


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


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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