The 14 Best Products for Sensitive Skin

Anything to prevent face hives and breakouts.

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Does your skin react to pretty much everything you slather on it? Try one of these 14 beauty products that will ease your sensitive skin problems.

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Face Mask

For fresh-from-the-shower red skin, soothe it with this face mask that's gentle and designed to reduce skin irritation, especially for flareups from conditions like eczema and rosacea.

REN Evercalm Ultra Comforting Rescue Mask, $38; sephora.com.

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Ultra-Mild Body Soap

This organic soap packs an ultra-moisturizing combo of shea butter and vegetable oils (minus all the synthetic stuff), which means that it won't have a stripping effect on your skin like regular bar soap.

BE GENTLE Organic Bar Soap, $12; plantapothecary.com.

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Moisturizer

Soothing rose for redness and skin regeneration is the central ingredient in this buzzy natural moisturizer from the U.K.

Timeless Rose Moisturizer, $48; odylique.com.

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Night Cream

Formulated with a gentle mixture of Vitamin C and antioxidants, Murad's latest protects and soothes irritated skin—while brightening discoloration from acne scars past—as you snooze.

Murad City Skin Overnight Detox Moisturizer, $70; sephora.com.

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Face and Body Ointment

When the average body butter won't do the trick, apply this natural aloe vera and cactus extract gel ointment as a salve wherever your skin feels irritated. It's ideal for that central-heating skin struggle in winter.

Succulent Skin Gel, $25; makebeauty.com.

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Face Oil

Many consider this Sunday Riley product the holy grail of face oils: it's a combination of cold-pressed seed oils with brightening vitamin C for a clearer, more balanced skin tone.

Sunday Riley Juno Hydroactive Cellular Face Oil, $45; sephora.com.

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Toner

When shopping for toners, seek out a balancing one like this one without the harsh astringent feel. The aloe vera in this vegan option provides a cooling effect and the plant extracts help to clean and nourish skin.

Grown Alchemist Balancing Toner, $29; whiteroomapothecary.com.

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Micellar Water

This gentle cult favorite micellar water from France cleanses, tones, and removes makeup all in a few swipes, so it's a better bet for sensitive skin than your lazy-girl face wipes.

Bioderma Sensibio H20 Pump, $17; beautylish.com.

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Cleansing Milk

Is your skin too sensitive for even the faintest chemicals? Beeline to this sulfate-free cleansing milk that's infused with soothing oat and anti-inflammatory blue lotus for a very zen experience.

Blue Lotus 4-in-1 Cleansing Milk, $36; purlisse.com.

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Liquid Makeup

Josie Maran whipped up a killer liquid foundation from her signature argan oil, so it's breathable and won't cake on dry skin. But the best part is the wide range of shades, for a variety of skin tones.

Josie Maran Vibrancy Argan Oil Foundation, $45; sephora.com.

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Face Serum

A great serum can do a world of good all in one bottle, and this natural beauty is created from a blend of essential oils and organic superfoods that help to reverse signs of aging and sun damage.

Honey Dew Face Serum, $42; rodales.com.

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Sheet Masks

A colorful gel sheet mask that's equally fun for Snapchat selfies as it is cool and refreshing on irritated skin. Ahhhhhh.

Erno Laszlo Sensitive Hydrogel Mask, $60; dermstore.com.

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Body Lotion

You don't have to spend a fortune to nab a moisture-locking lotion for dry skin. This Aveeno option feels smooth (and non-oily) on skin, plus it's created without any added fragrance so you won't breakout in full-body hives.

Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion, $6; target.com.

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Face Scrub

Face scrubs can be risky business for super reactive skin, so find one that's calming—while still exfoliating—like this mild hypoallergenic option.

VMV Hypoallergenics Mild-Mannered Cleansing Scrub, $24; dermstore.com.

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