5 best moisturisers for sensitive skin

5 best moisturisers for sensitive skin

Winter is a particularly hard time for those with sensitive skin. And while sensitive skin can be problematic at any time of year, the cold temperature and indoor heating are particularly likely to trigger flare ups. As a result, finding the right moisturiser to keep your skin hydrated, protect it from the elements and not cause a flare up in the process can be harder than you’d think. See our round up of the best moisturisers for sensitive skin.

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La Roche-Posay Toleriane Ultra Daily Moisturiser

The obvious choice when it comes to sensitive skin, La Roche-Posay are the experts. Described as a minimalist daily moisturiser, this product offers long-lasting hydration but features calming agents that will have you waving goodbye to flare ups. Read more reviews for La Roche-Posay Toleriane Ultra Daily Moisturiser here.


Formulated to mimic the skin’s natural composition, Avène’s signature thermal water also hydrates and soothes with anti-irritant technology. Read more reviews for Avène TOLÉRANCE EXTRÊME CREAM here.

CeraVe Moisturising Lotion

A cult brand in the US, that has only recently landed in Australia: these products are lightweight, oil-free, non-comedogenic, dermatologically tested for sensitive skin and offer controlled release for 24 hour hydration. Sounds like a win-win to me. Find it at cerave.com.au

Alya Skin Moisturiser

Packed with soothing ingredients such as sweet almond oil, macadamia oil and shea butter, as well as a unique combination of Australian super berries and antioxidants; this moisturiser is completely natural and perfect for all skin types (including sensitive). Write a review for Alya Skin Moisturiser here.

Aveeno Skin Relief Moisturising Lotion

With ingredients such as colloidal oatmeal and menthol, this formula is intended to soothe and protect, dry, itchy and sensitive skin, while still providing up to 24 hours of hydration. Read more reviews for Aveeno Skin Relief Moisturising Lotion here.

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