Sensitive skin can be really hard to treat as generally it reacts to even the gentlest of formulas. It can also have other issues such as dehydration, blemishes and redness, which need to be treated without disrupting it's natural balance. We have put together our edit of the best face masks for sensitive skin, so you can keep your complexion smooth, soothed and glowing.
10 of the best face masks for sensitive skin
- ESPA Essential Cleansing Mask
- Elemis Herbal Lavender Repair Mask
- REN Clean Skincare Evercalm Ultra Comforting Rescue Mask
- DECLÉOR Organic Harmonie Calm Soothing Comfort 2 in 1 Cream & Mask
- Origins Dr. Andrew Weil for Origins Mega-Mushroom Relief & Resilience Soothing Face Mask
- SkinCeuticals Phyto Corrective Masque
- BeautyPro Turmeric Infused Sheet Mask
- Chantecaille Jasmine & Lily Healing Mask
- Dr. Hauschka Hydrating Cream Mask
Which is the best sensitive face mask for me?
1.ESPA Essential Cleansing MaskPerfect for sensitive complexions, the Essential Clay Mask from ESPA contains kaolin clay to decongest, alongside marshmallow, rose and benzoin to nourish, soften, soothe and calm red and inflamed skin. It only needs to be kept on for 20 minutes, but is one of the best face masks for sensitive skin that is also a little combination as it helps to clear blemishes without the need for strong acids.
2.Elemis Herbal Lavender Repair MaskHeal blemished skin and decongest with this cooling, purifying mask. Elemis Herbal Lavender Repair Mask is ideal for oily or problem skin to revitalise and start a fresh. This powerful oil absorbing, healing and regenerating mask contains antiseptic Rosemary, Thyme and Lavender Essential Oils.
3.REN Clean Skincare Evercalm Ultra Comforting Rescue MaskPerfect for soothing itchy and irritated skin, the REN Clean Skincare Evercalm Ultra Comforting Rescue Mask contains Albatrellus Extract and Arnica that work in harmony to rehydrate and calm any redness or discomfort. The Mask works in just 15 minutes, 3 times a week, to both restore balance to the skin and protect against environmental aggressors that it may face.
4.DECLÉOR Organic Harmonie Calm Soothing Comfort 2 in 1 Cream & MaskOrganic and allergy-tested, the DECLÉOR Organic Harmonie Calm Soothing Comfort Mask is great to use on super sensitive skin. It has a blend of calming ingredients to help reduce redness and irritation, including sweet almond oil, rose and centella asiatica. If you feel your skin feels tight, itchy and easily irritated, leave on as a cream to offer long-term soothing benefits.
5.Origins Dr. Andrew Weil for Origins Mega-Mushroom Relief & Resilience Soothing Face MaskPacked with nourishing ingredients and free from any parabens or preservatives that may irritate the skin, the Origins Dr. Andrew Weil for Origins Mega-Mushroom Relief & Resilience Soothing Face Mask is a creamy and soothing treatment that replenishes the skin. The Mask is formulated with Superfood Reishi Mushroom as well as Fermented Chaga that works to calm signs of redness. Simply apply when needed to clean skin and leave on for 10 minutes before rinsing off.
6.SkinCeuticals Phyto Corrective MasqueOne of best skincare products we have ever tried, SkinCeuticals Phyto Corrective Masque contains cooling cucumber, olive and thyme to minimise redness and irritation. The intensely calming formula works wonders on stressed out skin, and so is great for certain times of the month when skin can become inflamed. A top tip for this face mask is to use after a day in the sun or skiing, as it helps to calm both wind and sun burn and take the heat out of the skin. Keep in the fridge for a super cooling treat.
7.BeautyPro Turmeric Infused Sheet MaskHarnessing the natural, anti-inflammatory powers of Turmeric, this BeautyPro Turmeric Infused Sheet Mask both calms and energises the complexion. The mask contains a blend of anti-oxidant rich ingredients that support the skin, protecting it and guarding against the visible signs of ageing. Crafted from biodegradable bamboo and 100% plan origin ingredient, the Vegan mask is a great way to treat yourself sustainably.
8.Chantecaille Jasmine & Lily Healing MaskWe love Chantecaille's skincare products as they are free from common chemical nasties, making them great for even the most sensitive of complexions. Their Jasmine & Lily Healing Mask contains soothing rosewater, evening primrose oil and Vitamin B5 to nourish and calm irritated skin. Working in just 20 minutes, the mask transforms dull skin to add radiance, moisture and a gorgeous glow.
9.Dr. Hauschka Hydrating Cream MaskTreat your complexion to the Dr. Hauschka Hydrating Cream Mask; a deeply nourishing, regenerating treatment developed for dry, sensitive, tired and stressed skin.