Makeup picks for sensitive skin

Author: Danielle Cauchi   Date Posted: 22 July 2019 

Finding makeup that doesn't irritate sensitive skin can be tough. So to help you out, we've put together some of our favourites here!


Those of us with sensitive skin understand the struggle of finding makeup that is both effective and safe to use on our easily irritated complexions.

We’ve searched far and wide to put together a collection of makeup goodies that are free of possible irritants and harsh ingredients that are known to react with sensitive skin.

Here are some of our favourites.



BH Cosmetics Studio Pro Dual Effect Wet/Dry Eyeshadow Palette Universal



Qualities: Oil free, non-irritating formula, clinically tested and allergy tested.

This versatile eyeshadow palette comes with an array of flattering shades with matte finishes and iridescent shimmers.

Build your look with a selection of warm and cool tones that can be used dry for a subtle wash of colour or wet for intense pigmentation.



Physicians Formula Concealer Twins Cream Concealer



Qualities: Non-comedogenic, dermatologist tested, recommended by dermatologists and surgeons and suitable for sensitive skin. 

This dual-ended product supplies you with both a liquid concealer and coloured corrector to brighten your complexion, even your skin tone and disguise all of your imperfections.

Green neutralises redness and scars whilst yellow eliminated dark circles and other blue tones.

Both transfer and water resistant, these reliable concealers will not let you down.



Physicians Formula The Healthy Foundation



Qualities: Non-comedogenic, hypoallergenic, fragrance free, gluten free, dermatologist tested, clinically tested and safe for sensitive skin.

This super pigmented foundation is positively packed with essential oils, vitamins and broad-spectrum SPF 20 to protect, nourish and hydrate your skin as you camouflage flaws and even out your complexion.

Lightweight and breathable yet incredibly buildable, work your way up to full coverage that looks great and feels comfortable on the skin.



Maybelline Great Lash Mascara 100 Blackest Black



Qualities: Hypoallergenic, ophthalmologist tested and suitable for contact lens wearers.

This award-winning mascara is a classic in Maybelline’s ever-growing collection of magical mascaras.

Known for its lash-doubling formula, easily add body and volume to your lashes for a fabulously full, luscious lash look.  

Not only does this mascara allow you to create bold, fan-swept lashes, but its multi-tasking formula also conditions your original lashes.



Physicians Formula Powder Palette Mineral Glow Pearls Blush Natural Pearl



Qualities: Non-comedogenic, hypoallergenic, fragrance free, paraben free, dermatologist approved and safe for sensitive skin.

Nobody likes irritation-induced redness, but everybody loves a pop of colour and a gleaming glow.

This unique blush embellishes the skin with a kiss of colour and luminosity thanks to multi-coloured light shifting pearls. These pearls blend together to produce even colour for a dazzling result.

Using real mineral pearl extract and antioxidising ingredients, this stunning blush gives you that innocent hint of colour without aggravating a sensitive complexion.



Don't forget: Be sure to read the description to make sure the ingredients are right for you before using. Always conduct a patch test before using a new product.


Shop our full selection of sensitive skin makeup here

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