As someone with sensitive, acne-prone skin who has tried a plethora of skincare products in hopes of clear skin, trust me, I understand the struggle to find the perfect products that actually work. Trial and error has led me to the find the best skincare products that are sensitive skin friendly. While everyone’s skin is different, the following products are all gentle and formulated for sensitive skin.
With the holidays coming up, now is the perfect time to stock up on gifts while Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales are going on. For the skincare lovers on your list, here are the top 10 skincare gifts for people with sensitive skin. From cleansers and moisturizers to serums and masks, there is something for everyone.
Top 10 Skincare Products for Sensitive Skin
1. Drunk Elephant The Littles
The perfect skincare starter kit. Drunk Elephant The Littles comes with 8 mini products of everything you need for a complete skincare routine that’ll last you roughly 30 to 45 days. Intended to be used together for best results, The Littles provide solutions for dullness and uneven texture, uneven skin tone, and dryness. Drunk Elephant products are 100 percent free of fragrance, essential oil, silicone, and irritants.
2. Bliss Makeup Melt
Melt off the day with Bliss Makeup Melt, a gentle jelly cleanser and makeup remover in one that leaves your face feeling soft and clean. The formula has a light floral scent and is free of parabens, phthalates, sulfates, sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS), sodium laureth sulfate (SLES), DMDM hydantoin, urea, petrolatum, mineral oil, DEA/TEA/MEA/ETA, and formaldehyde. AKA sensitive skin approved!
3. Patchology AquaFlash Daily Gel Moisturizer
Deliver a refreshing burst of hydration to your skin with AquaFlash Daily Gel Moisturizer, a lightweight, non-sticky, gel moisturizer with a mild floral scent. This quickly absorbing formula is perfect for applying in the mornings before makeup, especially if you’re on-the-go and don’t have time to wait in between every step for products to sink into your skin. Give your skin the love it deserves in a flash.
4. Drunk Elephant T.L.C. Sukari Babyfacial
Skip the spa and give yourself a luxe at home facial with Sukari Babyfacial. Resurface texture and minimize fine lines, wrinkles, and pores to reveal smooth, glowy skin in just 20 minutes. Get a brighter, more youthful complexion after just one use. You’ll be hooked.
5. Drunk Elephant C-Firma Day Serum
Want to lighten your acne scars or fade discoloration? This is it. Watch C-Firma transform your skin in just a week. This super packed vitamin C day serum firms and brightens skin while also improving signs of photo-aging. Plus, this serum stays active on skin for up to 72 hours and cannot be rubbed or washed off, so you know you’re getting maximum results.
6. Drunk Elephant T.L.C. Framboos Glycolic Night Serum
Isn’t it the worst when a new pimple pops up overnight, especially right before an important event? Or those pesky hormonal breakouts that visit monthly? Apply T.L.C. Framboos Glycolic Night Serum to your skin after cleaning your face at night and your pimple will significantly shrink or disappear overnight. With regular use, Framboos will keep your skin clear and glowy while preventing new breakouts.
7. Derma E 2-in-1 Purifying Charcoal Mask
Cruelty-free and vegan
Environmental pollutants can stress our skin, but that’s where Derma E’s Purifying 2-in-1 Charcoal Mask comes into play to save the day. End the day with a 10 minute self care sesh by applying an even layer of the smooth charcoal mask on your face to lift dirt, oil, and bacteria from clogged pores. Once you wash off the mask, you can feel the gentle grittiness of Apricot Seed Powder exfoliating your skin for a healthy glow.
8. Summer Fridays Jet Lag Mask
Cruelty-free and vegan
Love sheet masks, but not tryna look like Jason from Friday the 13th? I feel you. Comfortably get your mask on in public or at home with Summer Fridays Jet Lag Mask, which goes on white and blends out clear on skin. You can wear this as an overnight mask all over your face for maximum hydration, apply it only under the eyes to brighten dark circles, or as a 10 minute mask and gentle exfoliator for makeup prep. This multifunctional mask is a must have in everyone’s skincare routine.
9. Pixi Beauty Overnight Glow Serum
Glowy skin on a budget. Pixi Beauty Overnight Glow Serum is an amazing drugstore glycolic acid alternative to Drunk Elephant’s T.L.C. Framboos Glycolic Night Serum. Minimize breakouts and wake up to radiant skin overnight with this serum.
10. Derma E Hydrating Cleanser
Cruelty-free and vegan
Imagine the heavenly aroma of freshly brewed tea from Teavana, but in a cleanser. Welcome to Derma E’s Hydrating Cleanser. Easily wash off all your makeup and cleanse your skin in one with this ultra-gentle clear liquid cleanser.