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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

Designer Brands Hydrating Luminous Foundation
Designer Brands
Designer Brands Hydrating Luminous Foundation
$19.99

Good but not convinced for sensitive skin

This foundation has fantastic coverage and it really easy to apply. Lasts all day. However, I am not convinced it is doing well for my skin as it has suddenly started to beak out since using it.
Nude by Nature Mineral Cover Foundation
Nude By Nature
Nude by Nature Mineral Cover Foundation
$39.95

Skin like

This is exactly what I needed in my everyday makeup routine, so easy to use, looks completely natural, doesn’t break me out. It wears very well. I was afraid it would look powdery but it actually has a lovely satin finish. While it’s not full coverage I can build it up enough to cover smaller blemishes.
Youngblood Loose Mineral Foundation
Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics
Youngblood Loose Mineral Foundation
$77.50

Great mineral foundation

I'm a big fan of mineral powder foundations as i have to wear makeup almost every day for work and i find my skin gets congested if i don't stick to mineral foundations. I like this foundation a lot, it has luminosity, medium to full coverage. It settles into lines a little and i definitely need to blot by lunch time but i prefer that to it being drying. It also applies beautifully over other liqu...

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