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22 Life-Changing Products For Sensitive Skin You'll Wish You Knew About Sooner

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We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community about their favorite sensitive skin care products, and they came thru with the realness bc they're awesome!

1. Exuviance Gentle Cleansing Creme for a fresh and moisturized face.

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"Exuviance Gentle Cleansing Creme is a lifesaver! I use it twice a day, and it not only helps clean my skin, but moisturizes it, too. Pretty much any Exuviance product is perfect for sensitive skin, especially if you have problems like rosacea." —carlyl12

Get it on Amazon for $22.59.

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2. Kopari Coconut Cleansing Oil for an organic and vegan option that works.

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"Kopari Beauty skin care is my favorite so far! I have sensitive and oily skin, and I love the entire line. The Coconut Cleansing Oil gives a gentle cleanse, the Coconut Rose Toner is very light and fresh, and the Coconut Face Cream isn't heavy. Not to mention it's all organic and vegan." —natalien41ca21db6

Get it on Kopari for $32.

3. Konjac sponges to get rid of ingrown hairs.

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"I don't even use soap on my face anymore because this is so amazing. I got one with activated charcoal and love, love, love it! I just bought the body size one, and it has cut down on ingrown hairs and excessive lotion. It's going in all my Christmas presents this year." —pandib$6.99.

4. Eau Thermale Avène Tolérance Extrême Emulsion to moisturize dry, irritated skin.

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"My skin is hyper-sensitive with acne, flaky patches, small pimples, and hyper-pigmentation. In winter I get atopic dermatitis and my upper arms get covered in what appears to be mild psoriasis. I'm 39 years old and I've noticed that my skin is getting drier and thinner with age.

As a daily moisturiser, I use Avene Tolérance Extrême Emulsion. For the dry patches around my mouth, cheeks and chin in winter, I use Eucerin AtopiControl Acute Care Cream on top of my moisturiser." —fruityc

Get it on Amazon for $38.

6. Stratia Soft Touch AHA for a chemical exfoliant that doesn't burn.

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"Stratia's skin care is everything! I have super-sensitive skin (I went to get a facial once and got a "sensi-peel," which was the lightest peel they had, and it STILL burned). But all of Stratia's products make my skin glow. Even using their AHA (chemical exfoliant) its gentle enough that my face doesn't burn, and I glow. I also swear by my second moisturiser Embryolisse Creme-Concentrate, which is simple enough to not irritate my skin." —christaleis

Get it on Stratia for $14.

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7. Cerave A.M. and P.M. face moisturizers for a solid protective layer.

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"I've struggled with this all my life! Right now my skin likes Cerave A.M. and P.M. face moisturizers and body lotion. I've found that as long as my skin has a solid first protective layer, I can get by with whatever products I want for the rest of my routine—except any formula that has rose hips (that was a lesson well-learned!)." —adrianah4b704f90e

Get them on Amazon for $12.99 (A.M.) and $7.88 (P.M.).

9. Johnson's baby soap for a good skin reset.

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"My skin became super sensitive after trying out a bunch of different stuff for my acne. As a sort of reset for my skin, my dermatologist told me to wash my face with Johnson's baby soap. It totally works, and while it won't really do anything for acne, it cleans my face really well and is super soothing." —katiexg

Get it on Amazon for $5.62.

11. La Roche-Posay Cicaplast Baume B5 to to soothe and clear irritated skin.

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"My skin reacts quickly whenever the weather changes. When it's sunny or rainy, I break out in rashes all over on my chest, back, neck, and face. I suffer from allergies all year, and La Roche-Posay Cicaplast Baume B5 is the only thing that helps. This product is said to help recover sensitive skin after irritative dermatitis and epidermic alterations and is suitable for the entire family, even babies. I usually apply it twice a day, in the morning and before bed. It works like magic; my rashes gradually disappear after a few days." —mhtran

Get it on Amazon for $14.99.

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12. L'Oreal Paris Clean Artiste Makeup Remover to take off everything, even the stubborn stuff.

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"I have used every makeup remover that claims to be good for sensitive skin like mine. The only one that works for me is L'Oreal Paris Clean Artiste Waterproof & Long Wearing Eye Makeup Remover. Everything else I have tried leaves the skin around my eyes red and stinging, while L'Oreal feels like water and takes off every ounce of eyeliner, mascara, eyeshadow, and even face makeup without irritating my skin. Can't live without it!"—emmm2

13. Aveeno Baby Wash & Shampoo to prevent annoying flare ups.

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"I have rosacea and can't take antibiotics for it. I use Aveeno's baby soap and an OTC product called Prosacea. I rarely have major flare ups, and very few symptoms. The only makeup I will use is Neutrogena because everything else I've tried triggers my symptoms." —elizabethg20

Get it on Amazon for $7.59.

14. Cetaphil Facial Cleanser for clear, blemish-free skin.

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"Ever since I started using Cetaphil cleanser my skin has been clear of acne and blemishes. I follow up with Salma Hayek Nuance Anti-age Serum to help with texture. It's seriously the best!" —kay1027

Get it on Ulta for $7.99.

15. FAB Anti-Redness Serum to calm skin and relieve redness.

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"The FAB (First Aid Beauty) line is great for sensitive skin. I use their Anti-Redness Serum and their moisturizer! Herbivore Resurfacing Mask is also a great one for us sensitive folks. Finally, I use Bare Minerals Prep Step Mineral Shield Daily Lotion with SPF." —colleenyoder09

Get it on Amazon for $36.

16. Lush Angels on Bare Skin for an exfoliating cleanse.

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"Lush Angels on Bare Skin is the perfect exfoliating face wash for sensitive skin! It has crushed almonds in it instead of harsh beads. It leaves my skin feeling so refreshed and soft!" —maggiek4b5a4ff9a

Get it on Lush for $15.95.

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17. Neogen Real Fresh Green Tea Foam for a natural cleanser made with actual fruit.

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"My skin is crazy sensitive and acne-prone, and I will get red and itchy or break out if I use the wrong products (side-eyeing you, Neutrogena Pink Grapefruit Scrub).

My roommate in college turned me on to a ton of Korean skin care brands, and my skin has NEVER been better! I personally love the Neogen Green Tea Foam cleanser and anything by Etude House." —alexm40f210351

Get it on Amazon for $17.99.

18. Clinique 3-Step for all your skin care needs.

"I have very sensitive skin, and I swear by Clinique for all of my skin cleansing and moisturizing needs. Their 3-Step cleansing system is wonderful, and their Moisture Surge collection is my go-to when my skin is being especially sensitive or crappy." —elenam45b648c5e

Get it on Clinique for $41.75-$68.

19. Skin Laundry Acne Face Wash to combat acne and scars.

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"I wanted to get my skin off harsh face cleansers and had a hard time adjusting to everything, except Skin Laundry. I use their Acne Face Wash in the mornings with Supergoop SPF 50, and at nights with Drunk Elephant T.L.C. Glycolic Night Serum. All that combined with HUM's Daily Cleanse and Red Carpet supplements really help me keep my face from breaking out (especially if I want to try a new makeup product)." —emersgirl

Get it on Amazon for $25.

20. Simple Replenishing Rich Moisturizer if you can't do salicylic acid.

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"I have really sensitive skin and I can't use anything with salicylic acid or my skin will break out and turn red. The only thing that I have found that doesn't cause breakouts is Simple. I use their face wash, makeup remover, moisturizer, and micellar water. I've been using them for years without regrets!" —jailindaniel

Get it on Amazon for $8.76.

21. Eucerin Redness Relief Lotion for sun protection that doesn't burn.

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"I have rosacea, and sunblock on my face was out of the question for years. All brands, no matter how sensitive they claimed to be, made my skin feel like it was on fire. The closest to sunblock I could get was the SPF 15 in Eucerin's Redness Relief Day Lotion. The subtle green color neutralizers toned down my redness.

Now, however, after bravely giving yet another sunblock a shot, I have found that I can use Neutrogena's Sheer Zinc Face Dry-Touch Sunscreen SPF 50 without wanting to rip my skin off! Once it's applied, it's surprisingly light and lives up to the handle of sheer and dry." —b41bc353fa

Get it on Amazon for $11.39.

22. Aveeno Positively Radiant Brightening Cleanser for anti-flare up freshness.

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"I have super-sensitive skin, and if I use a product that has salicylic acid in it my face just flares up and dries out really bad. I use Aveeno Positively Radiant Face Wash and Moisturizer, and they're amazing!" —clairee452007b95

Get it on Amazon for $4.32.

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