sensitive skin cleansers

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

If you have sensitive skin, you know that finding a cleanser that won't cause a flare-up is a challenge. The good news is that there are plenty of options out there for people with sensitive skin. Here are some sensitive skin cleansers available today.

$40.00

This is my new holy grail of nightly cleansers. I have sensitive skin...best exfoliating cleanser for dry/sensitive skin...Amazing for sensitive skin. you won't regret it try it

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

What it is:
A daily gel cleanser with natural fruit exfoliant that thoroughly but gently lifts impurities and unclogs pores while leaving skin soft and hydrated.

Solutions for:
- Pores
- Dullness and uneven texture
- Oiliness

If you want to know more…
The Deep Cleanse oil-free gel lathers into a creamy foam to lift away dirt, oil, and impurities without over-drying. It cleanses with amino acids derived from silk gentle enough for even the most delicate skin, leaving skin soft, refreshed, and comfortably hydrated.

$34.00

Great cleanser for sensitive skin!...When I used other cleansers my skin would be red and slightly irritated after but this cleanser is effective and good for sensitive skin. ...Good for sensitive skin...If you have sensitive skin with redness this cleanser is for you .

What it is: A gentle cleanser to remove makeup, excess oil, pollution, and grime that rinses away without residue, leaving skin clean and soft.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Redness

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Mild Surfactant Blend: A stack of mild cleansing agents, including coconut-based surfactants rich in fatty acids that work together to create a gentle lather that effectively dissolves even stubborn makeup, sunscreen, and oils while supporting a healthy-looking skin barrier.
- Glycerin: A skin-identical humectant that replenishes hydration levels normally lost during the cleansing process.

$42.00

Does very well on my semi sensitive skin! No messy residue left behind. Would definitely recommend as a daily face cleanser!...It is dermatologist approved and made for sensitive skin which is perfect for me. I would like to try more Stripes products in the future as this one was very high quality!

What it is: A creamy cleanser that removes impurities, dirt, oil, and makeup for calmed and refreshed skin and hydrates dry skin that occurs with menopause.
Skin Type: Normal, Dry, and Combination

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Redness, and Dullness

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Emeblia Extract: Brings comfort by soothing and calming the skin.
- Ceramides: Support skin's barrier and reduce water loss.
- Ecotine and Squalane: Protect and hydrate skin and support moisture barrier.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: This calming, creamy cleanser is the perfect first step in your skinc

$32.00

Skinfix Ceramide + Ectoin Gentle Gel Cleanser has been a game-changer for my sensitive skin. ...My everyday cleanser. I'm on my 3rd bottle. I love that it's a clean product and works great on my sensitive skin.

What it is: A sulfate-free, clay-to-foam cleanser that is blended with special mineral-rich glacial and kaolin clays to help detox, cleanse, and reduce excess oil.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Oiliness, Pores, and Dullness and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Rich Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Sulfate-free Coconut Cleansers: Help to effectively remove dirt and makeup without stripping skin’s natural lipids and reduce excess oil.
- Brazilian Kaolin Volcanic Clay: Helps control sebum secretion and remove residue.
- Canadian Glacial Clay: Helps detoxify, soothe, and cleanse.

$38.00

Great cleanser for sensitive skin...I have oily but very sensitive skin, this cleanser is very gentle on my skin while taking all the impurities off my skin, I don’t do double cleanse but only using this cleanser my skin feel very clean and also exfoliate very gently...Perfect for sensitive skin...I definitely recommend if you have sensitive skin!

What it is: An AHA cleanser that gently exfoliates to prevent pore buildup and purge environmental toxins without damaging the skin barrier for a radiant glow.

Skin Type: Dry and Combination

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Dullness, and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Scrub

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Konnyaku: A vitamin-rich Japanese tuber plant that purifies pores and tightens the look of skin.
- Phytic Acid: A gently exfoliating AHA in Japanese rice that improves the look of tone and pore size.
- Tea Tree Oil: A powerful antibacterial that targets breakouts and soothes irritation.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

$25.00

I don't use this everyday as I have very fair, sensitive skin, but I would still recommend this product....Really love this cleanser. It's not harsh for my sensitive skin and my skin feels really clean and soft after.

What it is:
A powerful, multifunctional cleanser that washes away dead skin cells, pore-clogging oil, and build-up while smoothing and firming skin.

What it is formulated to do:
This dual-purpose cleanser and mask draws out deep-lying oil and dirt while smoothing the skin. It reduces the appearance of pores, minimizes imperfections, and absorbs excess oil without drying skin. This soothing formula contains volcanic ash, which is packed with high concentrations of more than 10 natural antioxidant minerals that work to restore, repair, and smooth skin while regulating moisture levels. It also contains glycolic acid, a highly effective chemical exfoliant that removes dead skin cells and build-up for noticeably softer, firmer, clearer skin.

$13.00

Great for sensitive skin...I have very sensitive skin, so I love how calming this cleanser is on my skin. ...I have dry and sensitive skin and use this to take off my makeup or to help renew my skins natural oil barrier after using a harsher cleanser.

What it is: This soft, rich balm removes makeup, SPF and impurities for skin that feels instantly hydrated, nourished and looks more glowing.


Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily


Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Redness and Dullness


Formulation: Balm


Highlighted Ingredients:

- Oat Kernel Oil 3%: Effectively removes impurities and supports skin’s moisture levels 

- Colloidal Oatmeal: Visibly reduces redness and soothes dry, tight and sensitive skin


Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging

$38.00

Perfect for double-cleansing and sensitive skin!...Favorite oil cleanser for double cleansing, and works flawlessly on my uber-sensitive dry skin....Amazing and Calming for sensitive skin...Love this cleanser. Perfect for my sensitive skin. Removes makeup with out drying my skin or irritating.

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Dry

What it is:
A lightweight oil cleanser to remove makeup and impurities.

Solutions for:
- Dryness
- Dullness and uneven texture

If you want to know more…
This lightweight essential oil cleanser emulsifies with water to a cleansing milk, gently yet effectively dissolving even the hardest to remove makeup and impurities without over-drying.

DermalogicaUltracalming Cleanser

ITEM: 2002368

Size: 8.4 oz/ 250 mL

211 Reviews

$44.00

I’ve been using this cleanser for about a decade because it is so gentle on my sensitive skin. ...Best cleanser for sensitive/dry skin!...This is a godsend for sensitive (& dry) skin! I have extremely sensitive skin—most cleansers/face scrubs I try (even those that claim to be for sensitive skin) result in excessive redness, itching, burning and allergic reactions...

What it is: A gentle cleanser that helps calm redness and soothe sensitive skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Sensitive

Skincare Concerns: Redness, Dryness, and Dullness and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Oat: Calms inflammation.
- Lavender: Reduces redness.
- Cucumber: Soothes skin irritation and reduces swelling.

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

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