Sunscreen: Uriage Bariesun Mineral Cream SPF 50+, $42.90 (50 ml)
Made purely with mineral UV filters, this sunscreen protects even the most intolerant skin against harmful UV rays without any residue. Thanks to its unique formulation, it is also water-resistant, making it perfect for outdoor use. Aquaspongines and Uriage Thermal Water also replenishes skin with moisture to protect against dryness.
Face Mist: Atopalm Real Barrier Essence Mist, $22 (80 ml)
When your skin is feeling parched, there’s nothing that feels better than giving it a quick mist. However, for those who have sensitive skin, most face mists can pose a problem since many are heavily fragranced. This scent-free, moisture-rich mist is packed with hyaluronic acid and vitamin B5 to nourish dry skin without further irritating it.
Makeup Remover: Bioderma Sensibio H2O, $41.90 (500 ml)
A French pharmacy cult classic, this gentle yet extremely effective cleansing water removes every trace of makeup (even stubborn or waterproof ones) without drying skin out. It is also rinse-free and doesn’t leave behind any residue, making it a staple for many makeup artists’ kits.
Face Cleanser: Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser, $21.90 (500 ml)
Widely recommended by dermatologists, this soap-free formula rids skin of impurities without aggravating sensitive skin. Fortified with skin-soothing ingredients, it is also gentle to the eyes and is suitable for use on babies
Bath Oil: Eucerin pH5 Shower Oil, $23.90 (400 ml)
Perfectly balanced at pH5, this shower oil respects skin’s barrier layer while cleansing. It is also rich with skin-compatible lipids to help rebuild skin for a silky smooth finish.
Serum: Dr. Jart+ Cicapair Serum, $63 (30 ml)
At the heart of this healing serum is Centella Asiatica, a herb which has been used as a skin-regenerating solution for centuries. Super lightweight and easily absorbed by the skin, this serum disappears into skin upon application to provide a cooling sensation to soothe any discomfort and support cellular repair. Redness is instantly reduced and wounds heal faster over time.
Eye Cream: Eau Thermale Avene Eluage Eye Contour Care, $69.90 (15 ml)
The skin around our eyes is about six times thinner than the rest of our face—just imagine how delicate the eye contours must be if you’re already battling sensitive skin. However, you don’t have to sacrifice on efficacy with this ultra-mild eye cream. A gentle form of retinol is used to deliver anti-ageing benefits without the potential irritation, while hyaluronic acid and thermal spring water plumps and soothes skin for an instant dose of moisture and comfort.
Face Mask: First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Oatmeal Mask, $40 (56.7 g)
Formulated with soothing oats like Colloidal Oatmeal and Avena Sativa Oat Bran, this creamy mask instantly nourishes parched skin while a potent blend of antioxidants help strengthen it against environmental assaults. Within ten minutes, dry patches are softened and redness is diminished.
Moisturiser: Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cream, $49 (50 g)
One of the brand’s iconic products, this powerful face cream locks in moisture without greasiness or stickiness even in the harshest climates. Formulated with squalane, it is easily absorbed into skin to rebuild its barrier layer. Also found in this cream is Antarcticine, a glycoprotein that protects against free radical damage and temperature fluctuations so skin feels soothed and comforted all day long.
SOS Balm: La Roche-Posay Cicaplast B5, $21.90 (40 ml)
Suitable for calming unexpected skin flare-ups, this power-packed salve is rich in panthenol, shea butter and glycerin to hydrate, heal and protect compromised skin. Though it has a balm-like texture, it disappears into skin after it’s fully absorbed without any sticky or greasy residue. Thanks to its occlusive nature, it is also suitable for use on minor scrapes and cuts to form a protective barrier.