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The Ultimate Guide to Gentle Products for Sensitive Skin

July 12, 2023

Having sensitive skin can be a challenge, as it often requires extra care and attention when it comes to choosing skincare and haircare.

If you're one of the many individuals who experience sensitivity, you know how important it is to find products that won't irritate or aggravate your skin. Fortunately, Evergreen Healthfoods stock a wide range of gentle and soothing products, specifically designed for sensitive skin.

In this blog post, we'll explore some of the best products available for sensitive skin.

Gentle Facial Care for Sensitive Skin

When it comes to facial skincare, individuals with sensitive skin should prioritise products that are gentle, non-irritating, and free from potential allergens.


Dr. Hauschka Soothing Cleansing Milk

Look for mild cleansers specifically formulated for sensitive skin, preferably fragrance-free and hypoallergenic. These cleansers will effectively remove dirt and impurities without stripping the skin's natural moisture barrier.

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Dr. Hauschka Soothing Cleansing Milk, this mild and gentle natural facial cleanser which leaves your skin hydrated and supple. The formulation includes ingredients such as Sweet Almond Oil, Jojoba Oil and Bentonite clay which soothes your skin and calms irritation.


After cleansing, opt for a moisturiser that is lightweight, and provides hydration without clogging pores.

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Trilogy Very Gentle Moisturising Cream, this cream is designed to nourish, moisturise and soothe the skin. Natural spring water is combined with Calendula, Chamomile, Evening Primrose oil and extracts of Green Tea to soothe, hydrate and protect your skin.


Don’t forget sunscreen! Choose natural sunscreens with physical blockers like zinc oxide, as they are less likely to cause irritation compared to chemical sunscreens.

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Green People Scent Free Facial Sun Lotion. This natural & organic facial sun cream is non-irritating and suitable for those prone to prickly heat.

Nurturing Body Products for Sensitive Skin

Sensitive skin requires special care when it comes to body products. Again, look for products with mild ingredients, specifically formulated for sensitive skin.

Body Wash

Look for gentle body washes and cleansers that are free from harsh chemicals, fragrances, and dyes. These products will cleanse your skin without stripping away its natural oils or causing irritation.

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MooGoo Milk Wash, made with 5 different natural cleaners are combined as this can be gentler on skin than one concentrated cleanser. Washes well without drying out the skin.



Moisturisers for the body should be lightweight, non-greasy, and deeply hydrating to soothe and nourish sensitive skin. Fragrance-free options are often the safest choice to avoid any potential skin reactions.

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Sukin Botanical Body Lotion - Lime & Coconut, a nourishing combination of Rosehip, Avocado, and Jojoba Oils, along with Shea Butter and Cocoa Butter hydrate and smooth skin. While an infusion of Aloe Vera, Nettle, Horsetail and Burdock restores the skin’s moisture barrier and helps to nourish dry skin.

Haircare for Sensitive Scalps

For individuals with sensitive skin, it's important to support your scalp health by choosing haircare products that are gentle and free from potential irritants.


Shampoo for sensitive skin and scalps should contain mild cleansing agents to avoid stripping the scalp of its natural oils. It's also recommended to avoid hair products with strong fragrances or harsh chemicals.

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Faith In Nature Fragrance Free Shampoo, This wonderfully pure and simple unscented shampoo is hypoallergenic, and free from fragrance, essential oils, colour, parabens and SLS/SLES.



Nourish your sensitive scalp with a condition that will be kind to both your hair and your scalp. 

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Green People Scent Free Conditioner, a very gentle conditioner, free from harsh foaming agents and synthetic fragrances, making it the perfect choice for anyone wanting a mild, non-irritating conditioner.


When your hair and scalp need a little extra care, opt for a treatment formulated with your sensitive skin in mind.

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Sukin Haircare Sensitive Micellar Scalp Masque, helps gently soothe dry scalps with Chamomile Extract & Maize Complex. Whilst Argan, Coconut & Avocado Oils deliver essential moisture to the scalp and hair.


Taking care of sensitive skin requires selecting products that are gentle, soothing, and free from potential irritants. Whether it's facial care, body care or haircare, prioritise those that are specifically formulated for sensitive skin. 

Remember to patch test new products and consult with a dermatologist if you have specific concerns or allergies. By choosing the right products, you can effectively care for your sensitive skin and maintain healthy and happy skin.