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Be Gentle: The Best Foundation for Sensitive Skin

Leave fretting about makeup irritation behind with one of our 12 favorite products for gals with delicate complexions. This roundup of hypoallergenic and fragrance-free formulas will help you find the best foundation for sensitive skin for you.

Liquid Foundation: Save, $6.99

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The CoverGirl Clean Makeup for Sensitive Skin is a breathable foundation specifically formulated for sensitive skin. It minimizes skin irritation by being fragrance-free and oil-free. Plus, it's hypoallergenic.

Liquid Foundation: Splurge, $22

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This oil-free foundation by Merle Norman both moisturizes and controls shine. The Aqua Balance Makeup is also praised for being non-acnegenic and non-comedogenic, so it won't cause acne or clog pores.

CC Cream: Save, $16.99

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The Aveeno Positively Radiant CC Cream works for sensitive skin types specifically, because it is hypoallergenic. But we also love that it provides natural-looking coverage while leaving you with a brightened complexion.

CC Cream: Splurge, $30

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This fragrance-free formula by Lorac is one of the few CC creams special formulated for sensitive skin. Plus, it's tinted with green and yellow pigments to color-correct skin redness.

Tinded Cream: Splurge, $49

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The YouthRenew Tinted Cream by Pevonia formula uses flash delivery technology to provide calming and soothing benefits to the skin while concealing skin imperfections, says Dr. Christian Jurist, medical director of global education at Pevonia International, LLC.

Pressed Powder: Splurge, $30

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The Too Faced Candlelight Pressed Powder is a double-duty product that uses Vitamin C to enhance your skin's collagen production and brighten your complexion, plus chamomile to soothe sensitive skin.

Loose Powder: Splurge, $20

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Created without harmful ingredients—parabens, preservatives, talc, or cornstarch—the Cleaure LM Foundation is made with natural ingredients that provide lasting coverage and a lightweight feel.

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