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Which are the Best Foundations for Sensitive Skin?

Which are the Best Foundations for Sensitive Skin?
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Post last updated: 19/01/2023

If you have sensitive skin, it can be difficult to find foundation products which allow you to achieve the flawless finish you dream of which do not cause any irritation.

As fragrances and other ingredients can cause redness, breakouts and other issues for sensitive skin, those with sensitive complexions should opt for a foundation which has been formulated with skin sensitivity in mind.

Our Picks of the Best Foundations for Sensitive Skin

  1. NARS Cosmetics Sheer Glow Foundation
  2. bareMinerals Original Loose Mineral Foundation
  3. MAC Studio Face and Body Foundation
  4. Chantecaille Future Skin Oil-Free Foundation
  5. Cover FX Total Cover Cream Foundation
  6. RMS Beauty 'Un' Cover-Up
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To help you find the perfect foundation for your sensitive skin, we have rounded up six of our favourite products which promise to perfect your complexion without causing any unwanted irritation.

  • 1.NARS Cosmetics Sheer Glow Foundation

    NARS Cosmetics Sheer Glow Foundation

    NARS Cosmetics Sheer Glow Foundation

    4.64 Stars 404 Reviews
    £35.00
    Loved by beauty influencers and editors alike, NARS Sheer Glow Foundation effortlessly creates a natural-looking radiant base. Ideal for dry and sensitive skin, the hydrating, non-comedogenic formula can be built up to a medium to full finish for the ultimate glowy complexion.
  • 2.bareMinerals Original Loose Mineral Foundation

    bareMinerals Original Loose Mineral Foundation

    bareMinerals Original Loose Mineral Foundation

    4.76 Stars 849 Reviews
    £29.00
    A cult-favourite and known for being kind to even the most sensitive skin, bareMinerals Mineral Foundation uses just five mineral ingredients to perfect your complexion. The lighter-than-air powder feels so lightweight on the skin and is free from all common irritants including mineral oil, talc and chemical sunscreen.
    • Perfect for: Sun Protection
    • What our customers say: Read reviews here
  • 3.MAC Studio Face and Body Foundation

    MAC Studio Face and Body Foundation

    MAC Studio Face and Body Foundation

    4.25 Stars 12 Reviews
    £30.00
    With a water-based formula and ultra-light coverage, MAC Face and Body is loved by makeup artists and used to cover up imperfections on both the face and body as its name suggests. Dermatologist and ophthalmologist tested, this cult foundation is perfect for even the most sensitive of skin types.
  • 4.Chantecaille Future Skin Oil-Free Foundation

    Chantecaille Future Skin Oil-Free Foundation

    Chantecaille Future Skin Oil-Free Foundation

    4.23 Stars 13 Reviews
    £75.00
    Enriched with Aloe Leaf and Camellia Extract, Chantecaille Future Proof Foundation refreshes, hydrates and soothes the skin while imparting coverage making it perfect for sensitive skin. The unique gel texture feels instantly cooling on the skin and can be built up from a glowy, sheer finish to a medium-to-full flawless base.
  • 5.Cover FX Total Cover Cream Foundation

    Cover FX Total Cover Cream Foundation

    Cover FX Total Cover Cream Foundation

    £35.00
    With 32% pigment for flawless, long-wearing coverage, Cover FX Total Cover Cream Foundation is the perfect full coverage base for those with sensitive complexions. Ultra-blendable and antioxidant-rich, the creamy foundation glides onto the skin blurring imperfections and pores for an airbrushed finish.
    • Perfect for: Hiding Enlarged Pores
  • 6.RMS Beauty 'Un' Cover-Up

    RMS Beauty 'Un' Cover-Up

    RMS Beauty 'Un' Cover-Up

    4.33 Stars 6 Reviews
    £28.00
    Ultra-blendable, RMS Beauty 'Uncover' works beautifully as both a foundation and a concealer on sensitive skin. The hydrating formula melts into the skin, covering blemishes and any redness without dulling your skin's natural luminosity. With a second-skin finish, 'Uncover' enhances your skin and does not hide it.
    • Perfect for: Sensitive Skin Prone to Blemishes

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