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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

156 Reviews


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....I am ecstatic that this serum is back! I have sensitive skin so when I am having a reaction and my skin is red and itchy, I put this on and it instantly calms my skin. ...THE BEST PRODUCT FOR SENSITIVE SKIN

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.

Iconic LondonRadiance Complexion Booster

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2463669

Color: Shell Glow - ivory

88 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....Omg im so inlove with this product… it gives me the most wven skin as well as an amazing radiant gllwxwithout looking oily… i recomenyd it to anyone over 50 for sure… it smoothes the skins and erases lines

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 ​selfie-worthy skin.

Tower 28 BeautySwipe All-Over Hydrating Serum Concealer

Size: 0.22 oz / 6.5 ml·ITEM: 2697506

Color: 3.0 CC - light with warm peach undertones

416 Reviews


I love that it’s safe for sensitive skin and gives me a skin-like finish. I highly recommend getting this concealer! ...It’s non irritating formula and is good for sensitive skin people. I have never used a formula like this befriend

What it is: A hydrating, non-comedogenic concealer that glides on like a serum and has the medium-buildable coverage power to instantly cover dark circles, redness, and blemishes.

Coverage: Medium

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:

- Hyaluronic Acid: Hydrates to keep skin looking supple, smooth, and bouncy.

- Centella Asiatica Leaf Extract: Sooths and calms sensitive skin.

GucciMatte Beauty Powder

Size: 0.35 oz/ 10 g·ITEM: 2356517

Color: 02 Medium Fair - cool undertones

146 Reviews


For reference (and I hope this helps someone), I wear Dior Airflash in shade 202, Georgio Armani luminous silk foundation in 3.75, or Ilia super serum skin tint in Bom Bom. I have dry, sensitive skin, and this is perfect for my touch ups on the go. ...I was even more excited when I saw that this product was vegan. I have sensitive skin and have noticed that vegan products are definitely a plus for me.

What it is: A buildable face powder offering a lightweight, visibly smooth texture to create a naturally perfected complexion.

Highlighted Ingredients:

- Micro-reflecting Lamellar Powders: Provide a smooth application for a luminous complexion.

- Emollient Agents: Provide a silky, comfortable feel all day long.

What Else You Need to Know: Poudre De Beauté Mat Naturel Beauty Setting Powder glides on with ease and allows for a buildable application, from natural to medium.


great coverage and spf for sensitive skin, it looks natural and feels comfortable. ...Good for sensitive skin...I never wear foundation because my skin gets so sensitive (and I have combination skin) - Clinique products never get a bad reaction from my skin and their BB cream doesn't feel HEAVY on my skin like most foundations do.

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Combination
✔ DryWhat it is:
A powerful balm to perfect the appearance of skin.

What it is formulated to do:
- Antioxidants to prevent and banish imperfections
- Features SPF 30 sun protection
- Comes in four shades

This instant morning routine gives skin just about everything it needs for a quick start: SPF protection, antioxidants for prevention, and just enough coverage to banish imperfections. In addition to these beneficial factors, it makes the perfect primer, too.

Josie MaranVibrancy Argan Oil Foundation Fluid

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 1795830

Color: Unstoppable RG85 - for deep skintones with neutral/neutral red undertones

1.7K Reviews


Best Foundation ever for sensitive skin...I have rosacea and very sensitive skin. This foundation is amazing, especially in a dry climate. ...Good for sensitive skin

Skin type:
✔ Normal
✔ Dry

What it is:
A revolutionary medium-to-full coverage skin care foundation fluid powered by 100 percent pure argan oil and nutrient-rich pigments for vibrant, glowing skin.

What it is formulated to do:
Activate your skin’s vitality with Vibrancy Argan Oil Foundation Fluid. Like a fresh squeezed juice, Vibrancy utilizes a revolutionary cold-pressed process that preserves the powerful, hand-selected ingredients for the freshest, most effective skin care foundation. Vibrancy energizes your skin with the essential nutrients it craves and is designed to interact and adapt to the movements of your skin with delicate fluidity for a radiant, dimensional finish.


It is perfect for a no-make up look-it evens me out and doesn’t settle in lines or pores lie cc creams. Great for my sensitive skin too. My only complaint is that the colors run dark, choose 2 shades lighter than you would normally choose!...This product has light coverage I have sensitive skin and when I tried this it was light and natural.

What it is: A tinted hydrator that provides up to 12 hours of hydration, visible complexion perfection, and skin support protection all in one.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Formulation: Lightweight Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hyaluronic Acid and Activated Aloe Water: Help keep skin hydrated for up to 12 hours.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and phthalates.

What Else You Need to Know: This cream is formulated with powerful hydrating ingredients including hyaluronic acid and activated aloe water that help keep skin appearing plumped and dewy for up to 12 hours. A sheer tint perfects and covers a wide range of skin tones.

GucciStylo Contour Des Yeux Khol Eyeliner

Size: 0.01 oz/ 0.3 g·ITEM: 2445666

Color: *05 Amethyste - purple

67 Reviews


Best pencil eyeliner I’ve ever used....Best pencil eyeliner I’ve ever used. Ive started my makeup journey with pencil liner. ...So I’d recommend to someone specially with light skin tone

What it is: A versatile eyeliner with intense, bold color, perfect for creating a vibrant waterline, cat eye, or complete eyeshadow look.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Silicon Resin and Trimethylsiloxysilicate: Help support long wear and waterproof finish.
- Carnauba Wax and Soft Polymers: Provide a soft and blendable formula.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, sulfates SLS & SLES, and triclosan. It is also vegan and gluten-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Stylo Contour Des Yeux Khol Eyeliner is formulated with a creamy, soft texture that makes it as versatile as it is fun. The highly pigmented color makes it suitable for lining all areas of the eye, so you can experiment to your heart’s content.

Laura MercierTranslucent Pressed Setting Powder

Size: 0.3 oz/ 9 g·ITEM: 2107845

Color: Translucent

80 Reviews


I’m 56 (Asian) with combination skin. I’ve tried quite a few of press powder and so far, this is the best. ...It has a mattifying texture which is perfect for summer. it does have a yellow undertone, so it may not be the best on cooler skin tones.

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’s available in two shades designed to look and feel natural on all skin tones.


I use both concealer and foundation from Josie Maran now and I love it. For mixed to dry skin I suppose. I have sensitive skin that is NOT perfect but these products somehow don't make me break out and I always look great sometimes people say "you're wearing make up" I'm like ya duh I'm totally broken out right now. ...Perfect foundation for sensitive skin...Love this foundation for its coverage and easy on the skin.

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A full-coverage clean concealer infused with argan oil and fresh ingredients to depuff, brighten, nourish, and conceal.

Solutions for:
- Dark circles
- Uneven skin tone
- Puffiness

If you want to know more…
Activate your healthiest, most vibrant skin with Josie's skin-perfecting clean concealer. This buildable, blendable, high-coverage concealer lasts all day with a smooth, natural finish.

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