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best makeup for sensitive skin

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for best makeup for sensitive skin.

The skin on your face is the thinnest and most sensitive of all your body parts. That's why it's important to choose products that are gentle and won't clog your pores. Here are some of our favorite makeup products for sensitive skin.

MAKE UP FOR EVERUltra HD Skin Booster

ITEM: 1911320

Size: 0.4 oz/ 12 mL

155 Reviews


It does not cause any sensitivity or breakouts....THE BEST PRODUCT FOR SENSITIVE SKIN...I simply put it on under my moisturizer everyday and there is a noticeable difference in my skin's texture! Where before my sensitive was enflamed and cracking because of the cold air this product helped my skin become soft and hydrated again.

What it is:
A hydrating face serum that delivers a plumped look, preps skin for makeup, and hydrates to smooth the appearance of fine lines.

What it does:
Recharge your complexion with Ultra HD Skin Booster. Rich in hyaluronic-acid and argan oil extract, it instantly hydrates skin to smooth the appearance of fine lines.

MAKE UP FOR EVERMini Ultra HD Microfinishing Pressed Powder

Size: 0.07 oz/ 2 gITEM: 1916659

Color: Translucent - for light to medium skin tones

60 Reviews


Easy to apply for a natural finish. It doesn't make my sensitive skin break out. I love that it's available in a translucent shade to even out my skin tone without looking cakey....Best powder ever! The effect on my skin is superb!

What it is:
A finishing powder that is ultra-blurring and light-diffusing to impart unfiltered perfection on all skintones—in every light.

What it does:
The last step in your makeup routine, this pressed powder blurs, smooths, and reduces shine with the even, naturally matte coverage of ULTRA HD Pressed Powder.

Laura MercierTranslucent Pressed Setting Powder

Size: 0.3 oz/ 9 gITEM: 2107845

Color: Translucent

72 Reviews


I鈥檓 56 (Asian) with combination skin. I鈥檝e tried quite a few of press powder and so far, this is the best. ...Nice powder for someone that does not have dry skin. I have a very dry T-Zone and this literally sits in the crevices and makes my makeup look horrible.

What it is:
A high-performance translucent powder that sets makeup for lasting wear without weight or texture, in a convenient, portable compact that's perfect for touch-ups on the go.

What it does:
Prolong the wear of your makeup while staying color-true throughout the day with this high-performance, translucent powder. This lightweight formula sets and perfects makeup with a shine-free, natural-matte, velvety finish for up to 12 hours. This no-flashback formula means you'll look great in photos, and it creates a soft-focus effect to smooth away the look of fine lines and imperfections. It鈥檚 available in two shades designed to look and feel natural on all skin tones.

HUDA BEAUTYEasy Bake Loose Baking & Setting Powder

Size: 0.71 oz/ 20 gITEM: 2114056

Color: Sugar Cookie - fair to tan skin tones. neutral undertones for ultra-brightening.

1.3K Reviews


Absolutely love this product! I have sensitive skin and haven鈥檛 had any issues with this. ...The powder was not drying for my dry/combo sensitive skin in my opinion, but everyone鈥檚 skin is different .

What it is:
An easy-to-use loose powder, perfectly curated for all skin tones to create an airbrushed, long-lasting complexion, blur the appearance of pores and fine lines, and hold makeup in place all day long.

What it does:
The HUDA BEAUTY Easy Bake Loose Powders are inspired by Huda鈥檚 strong belief that the technique of baking is a key step to creating a flawless finish, while also ensuring long-lasting, melt-proof makeup.

Easy Bake is easy to use thanks to its unique powder net, which disperses a controlled amount of powder. By following Huda鈥檚 step-by-step guide, you鈥檒l be able to brighten and revitalize the look of your under-eye area, while also enhancing the contours of your face—in as little as a few minutes.

DiorDreamskin Fresh & Perfect Cushion Broad Spectrum SPF 50 Refill

Size: 0.5 oz/ 15 gITEM: 2154649

Color: 000 Non-Tinted

41 Reviews


My skin can be sensitive but this product only helps in every way possible! product ever! it feels like nothing and looks like your skin but better.

What it is: A skincare compact that blurs the look of imperfections and helps minimize visible signs of aging, leaving skin looking flawless.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dark Spots, Pores, and Dullness

Formulation: Lightweight Serum

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Longoza Flower: Renowned for its exceptional, visibly age-defying effectiveness.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban.

What Else You Need to Know: The formula visibly corrects an uneven complexion, dark spots, pores, redn

ShiseidoSynchro Skin Invisible Silk Loose Setting Powder

Size: 0.21 oz/ 6 mLITEM: 2248946

Color: Radiant

411 Reviews


Goes on smooth, doesn鈥檛 clog pores and it鈥檚 doesn鈥檛 leave your skin with that chalky look after long hours. It can be used on all skins tones, a clean fresh but yet sophisticated finish, I received this product from Influenster to test and It鈥檚 perfect! ...As someone with normal skin I often times don鈥檛 need a lot of powder and the mesh dispenser makes it easy to not over apply.

What it is: An air light, ultra-fine powder that synchronizes with skin and enhances the finish and wear of your makeup.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Responsive Sensory Technology: Adapts to skin鈥檚 condition, tone, and texture.
- Protective Polymer: Helps keep pollution from adhering to skin.
- Smart-correcting Powder: Supports skin鈥檚 surface texture and tone.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, phthalates, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances.

What Else You Need to Know:Shiseido鈥檚 air light, loose setting powder brings makeup finish to a new dimension.

LAWLESSMini Seal The Deal Talc-Free Loose Setting Powder

Size: 0.35 oz/ 10 gITEM: 2271682

Color: Classic Translucent

47 Reviews


doesnt settle into fine lines, so smooth, buttery and doesnt make my sensitive dry skin irritated or dry. I highly recommend!!! ...Good for sensitive skin...A little goes a long way. In my oily, sensitive, acne-prone skin it has not caused breakouts or irritation.

What it is: A talc-free, lightweight, soft-focus translucent setting powder that imparts a flawless, airbrushed finish.

What Else You Need to Know: Seal the Deal Loose Setting Powder locks in your makeup while absorbing shine throughout the day. This universal, translucent powder perfects every skin tone, imparting a flawless and airbrushed finish without any harmful ingredients. It is perfect for baking or simply dusting all over the face to lightly set your base.

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GivenchyPrisme Libre Loose Setting and Finishing Powder

Size: 0.42 oz/ 14.50 mLITEM: 2364628

Color: 3 Voile Ros茅 - for light skintones

2.1K Reviews


This powder left my oily to combo skin looking mattified but healthy. I noticed I had fewer touch ups with this powder, after a few outings of 6-8 hours of makeup wear in this West Palm Weather. ...I like this product, it really does work in setting my makeup for hours. Also, since I have sensitive skin, I appreciate that I don鈥檛 feel like I鈥檓 wearing an extra layer of makeup or have any other skin discomfort.

What it is: An ultra finely milled setting powder that resists caking and is designed to mattify, blur, & illuminate the complexion for a perfected makeup result.

Finish: Matte

Formulation: Loose Powder

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Vitamin E: provides antioxidant protection

MAKEUP BY MARIOMaster Secret Glow庐 Highlighter

Size: 0.05 oz/ 1.5 gITEM: 2389708

Color: Expensive - translucent

180 Reviews


Listen ladies want the best glow on your face and look like glass skin ?? ...And I have very oily-combination, sensitive skin. A little bit goes quite a long way - I would suggest dabbing a little bit on and then blending out.

What it is: A translucent balm that gives a dewy glass-like glow for the eyes and face in a nourishing, emollient formula.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free.

What Else You Need to Know: With a balmy, hydrating texture, Master Secret Glow gives eyes, cheeks, and lips an alluring, glass-like effect. Apply to bare skin or tap over makeup as the final touch to your look. The lustrous formula melts onto the skin for a stunning, super dewy look that stays in place.

Iconic LondonRadiance Complexion Booster

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mLITEM: 2463669

Color: Shell Glow - ivory

62 Reviews


Easy to apply. I have sensitive skin and this didn't irritate my skin. In Miami it's always humid and hot and this didn't fade....Best complexion enhancer/skin tint I鈥檝e tried...Wears beautifully throughout the day and doesn鈥檛 exacerbate oil or dry patches. I鈥檓 a makeup junkie and have tried almost any foundation/cc cream/ skin tint you can name, but this one is my favorite for a healthy natural look.

What it is: A multifunctional, sheer, full-face base that gives skin a luminous under-glow or a subtle highlight.

Coverage: Light



Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: The Radiance Complexion Booster is Iconic London’s first-ever full-face base glow-giver that combines filter-like properties for 鈥媠elfie-worthy skin.

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