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It can be really difficult to find makeup that is right for your skin type, especially when your skin is sensitive and reactive, or you're suffering through a breakout.These are our best picks for makeup that is free from common irritants, yet give your face a flawless finish.


if your skin is sensitive, it's possible that makeup part of the problem - if some ingredients don't agree with your skin they may cause congestion, or irritation. It's often very difficult to pinpoint what is causing the issue, however it is good to look for hypoallergenic, non-comedogenic products that do not contain potentially problematic ingredients. And remember - what works for you may not work for others, and vice versa.


If your skin is sensitive or acne-prone, try using foundations, tinted moisturisers or BB creams with mineral-based physical sunscreens. Keep an eye out for Zinc Oxide or Titanium Dioxide - they sound like a mouthful, but they're both mineral ingredients that block the sun naturally. These aren't absorbed by the skin, so are great if your skin is sensitised.


Another thing to try is a mineral powder! Many new-generation mineral powders are made with skincare ingredients and emollients, so you may be very surprised at how flattering and hydrating they are - they don't cling to flaky or uneven skin areas, and give the look of natural skin with just a bit of blending. They're also perfect for sensitive skin, and feel like wearing nothing at all.


Still not sure about which makeup solution you need to perfect your look? We'd love to help! Simply fill out our makeup product recommendation form and we'll get you in touch with our trained makeup artists.

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Recent reviews on Sensitive & Acne Friendly Makeup products

Inika Loose Mineral Foundation
Inika Loose Mineral Foundation

Worth to try!!!

I have been using Inika product for 3yrs now. I'm absolutely recommend all their product because they are clean,organic,vegan ,cruelty free and Halal. I have combination of normal to oily skin and this mineral foundation does not budge till mid day where you need to touch up. It's more to light coverage but is good for the skin. I am light to medium skin tone with pink undertones I use Freedom is...
Designer Brands Hydrating Luminous Foundation
Designer Brands
Designer Brands Hydrating Luminous Foundation

Not For Me

Initially I thought I liked it and wrote a review about how it's a great option for its price - having now tested it several times properly I can conclude that it is definitely not for me.

I think it's due to my combination skin type, which eats away at the foundation throughout the day. I also found it crease around my nose and mouth.
Nude by Nature Pressed Mineral Cover
Nude By Nature
Nude by Nature Pressed Mineral Cover

Need more inbetween shades

Love the powder and finish but i find that all shades have orange undertones