If your skin is very sensitive, the thought of trying out new products and formulas can be quite daunting which makes finding the perfect moisturiser for your skin type very difficult.
As many potent ingredients, both natural and synthetic, and fragrances can easily irritate sensitive skin, opting for a hypoallergenic moisturiser is one of the safest ways to keep sensitive complexions hydrated and plump with no irritation.
Our Picks of the Best Hypoallergenic Moisturisers
- La Roche-Posay Nutritic Intense Rich
- Vichy Aqualia Thermal Light Cream
- La Roche-Posay Toleriane Ultra Cream
- Perricone MD Nourishing & Calming Moisturizer
- L'Oréal Paris Hydra Genius Liquid Care Moisturiser Sensitive Skin
- Elemis' Hydra-Boost Sensitive Day Cream
- Bioderma Hydrabio Gel Cream
- Uriage Hyséac 3-Régul Global Skin-Care Moisturiser
- Antipodes Culture Probiotic Night Recovery Water Cream
- Chantecaille CBD 300 Face and Body Cream
Best Moisturiser For Sensitive Skin
We have rounded up our favourite irritation-free moisturisers that will help alleviate dryness and discomfort and help soothe and hydrate sensitive skin.
Which are the Best Hypoallergenic Moisturisers for Very Sensitive Skin?
We have collected together an edit of the best hypoallergenic moisturisers, with formulas for all skin types and concerns but especially very sensitive skin, to help you find your perfect moisturiser.
1.La Roche-Posay Nutritic Intense RichPerfect for parched, very sensitive skin in need of a little TLC, this rich cream for La Roche-Posay deeply hydrates and brings comfort to dry skin. Working to reinforce the skin's natural barrier function to prevent further irritation, the formula is enriched with the brand's Thermal Spring Water to bring relieve any feelings of tightness and leave skin with a healthy glow.
2.Vichy Aqualia Thermal Light CreamWith a lightweight gel-cream formula which is perfect for normal to dry skin, the Vichy Aqualia Cream is rich in Hyaluronic Acid to help the skin retain moisture for a plump and radiant appearance. Made of 97% natural ingredients and paraben free, the intensely moisturising formula is safe for even the most sensitive of complexions and will simply leave skin hydrated, soothed and supple.
3.La Roche-Posay Toleriane Ultra CreamClinically proven to make skin less sensitive with continued use, the La Roche-Posay Toleriane Ultra Cream is ultra-hydrating and super sensitive. With a lightweight yet rich consistency, the lotion is effortlessly absorbed by the complexion to moisturise dry skin. Dermatologically tested, the formula contains 0% fragrance and alcohol, free from the strong chemicals that can cause irritation.
4.Perricone MD Nourishing & Calming MoisturizerEnriched with CBD, the hottest ingredient in beauty right now, the Perricone MD Nourishing & Calming Moisturizer is hypoallergenic. Formulated with 99% pure Cannabidiol, or CBD, the lotion soothes skin, reducing any redness and calming any irritation to leave a more even tone and texture. Simultaneously, the blend of hydrating ingredients moisturises dry skin, enhancing its natural radiance.
5.L'Oréal Paris Hydra Genius Liquid Care Moisturiser Sensitive SkinQuench dry, thirsty complexions with the L'Oréal Paris Hydra Genius Liquid Care Moisturiser Sensitive Skin. The blend of calming Aloe Vera and hydrating Hyaluronic Acid is exactly what your skin needs, providing up to 72 hours of moisture to soothe dryness while cooling inflammation.
6.Elemis Hydra-Boost Sensitive Day CreamRich and luxurious, Elemis' Hydra-Boost Sensitive Day Cream keeps still hydrated throughout the day and instantly relieves dry, tight skin and even works to heal and soothe irritation. Enriched with Hyaluronic Acid and a blend of plant-based actives, this fragrance-free formula works to repair the moisture barrier, the leading cause of dry skin.
7.Bioderma Hydrabio Gel CreamWith a unique gel cream texture which melts into the skin, the Bioderma Hydrobio moisturiser revives and replenishes dull, lacklustre complexions and leaves a beautiful glow. Infused with Apple Seed Extract and Vitamin E to condition and hydrate, the hydrating formula plumps, smooths and even protects sensitive skin against external aggressors for calm and soothed finish.
8.Uriage Hyséac 3-Régul Global Skin-Care MoisturiserIdeal for those with oily or breakout-prone skin which is very sensitive, Uriage Skin-Care moisturiser mattifies the skin and works to eliminate blemishes without being at all harsh on the skin. Hypoallergenic and non-comodegenic, the lightweight formula hydrates the skin while refining texture and the appearance of pores to promote a clear, clarified finish.
9.Culture Probiotic Night Recovery Water Cream 60mlCare for your skin as nature intended with the Antipodes Culture Probiotic Night Recovery Water Cream. Fuelled by a botanical blend, this all-natural formula is free from toxins and full or nourishment. Probiotics reinforce the skin's natural barrier, while plant-based Hyaluronic Acid draws and locks moisture into the skin. Working overnight, this hydrating mask supercharges your beauty sleep, ensuring you wake up looking bright and refreshed. Super sensitive, this delicate formula is especially effective on stressed out or tired skin.
10.Chantecaille CBD 300 Face and Body Cream 50mlMade with CBD and Eggplant Stem Cell extract, the Chantecaille CBD 300 Face and Body Cream is a soothing formula that not only reduces irritation but also helps to even out any redness in the skin. Suitable for sensitive skin types, the moisture rich cream delivers long-lasting hydration with no greasy or sticky residue using the most gentle ingredients to keep your complexion balanced and comfortable all day.
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