Good Foundation for Sensitive Skin

frizzybarbiefrizzybarbie Posts: 483Registered Users
Hi ladies!

What's a good fondation for sensitive skin?

I am looking for medium coverage.

TIA :)
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  • ajgrneyesajgrneyes Posts: 103Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    Bare Essentials is great for sensitive skin and the coverage is great.

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  • irociroc Posts: 7,890Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    How sensitive is your skin?

    I don't use a lot of foundation coverage, but I like Healthy Look by Neutrogena.

    My skin did not like Bare Minerals. And everything by Mary Kay gave me a rash.

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  • A. LoveA. Love Posts: 519Registered Users
    I use Boots No.7 Stay Perfect foundation. Medium coverage. Satin finish (I think). I've been using it for a year. It's the first foundation to give me a perfect/nearly perfect color match. I'm acne prone and the anti-acne products I use often dry me out, but with this it isn't noticeable.

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  • tada1tada1 Posts: 3Registered Users
    Maybeline makes a great one in a teal colored tube
  • MichelleBFTMichelleBFT Posts: 4,812Registered Users
    ajgrneyes wrote: »
    Bare Essentials is great for sensitive skin and the coverage is great.

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    BE contains bismuth oxychloride, which can be irritating to some people.

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  • DimePiece17DimePiece17 Posts: 521Registered Users
    ajgrneyes wrote: »
    Bare Essentials is great for sensitive skin and the coverage is great.

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    I TOTALLY agree.NEVER going back to mac. I use warm dark in the matte formula. I can SLEEP in this stuff!
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  • melaniesusanmelaniesusan Posts: 948Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    It's light coverage, not medium, but the only foundation that is suitable for my combination skin, and doesn't break me out -- EVER -- is Zuzu Luxe Oil-Free Liquid Foundation. (I'm a MAC NW20, and wear Zuzu in L-11).

    I top it off with Mineral Fusion minerals on a mission setting powder (transluscent).

    I purchased both the Zuzu and the Mineral Fusion and my local Whole Foods store.

    Wearing a silicone-based primer helps to extend the wear of the foundation.

    The good news is that because my skin is in such great condition (thanks to Paula's Choice skin care products, which I've been using for the past 15 years), I can get away with a light coverage foundation + finishing powder.

    I also like the Jane Iredale mineral foundation (the pressed powder one), which doesn't make me break out. However, powder foundation isn't really suitable for the oily areas of my combination skin; I really do need a liquid. But if you have dry skin, this would be a great product to check out. The JI finishing powder is also very nice, and I still use JI mascara and eyeshadows.
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  • frizzybarbiefrizzybarbie Posts: 483Registered Users
    Thanks everyone! I'll try the maybelline and nuetrogena one!

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  • LayaliLayali Posts: 561Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    Laura Geller phenomenal foundation is amazing for my sensitive skin. It is so smooth and feels great on the skin. It also makes my skin look flawless and natural. The only thing is my shade (medium deep) can be hard to find.

    Bare minerals irritated my skin and broke me out horribly.
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