If you have sensitive skin, you’ll need to be aware of your environment as it might affect your skin. Stress, dehydration, dust and even the weather might trigger the sensitivity of your skin. These could result in your face feeling tight, having an uneven texture of flakiness, dryness or red patches. However, such flare-ups can be avoided by using the right products to deliver hydration to your skin type.

1. Klairs Midnight Blue Calming Cream

Best for dry, sensitive skin

Price from RM88.00

shopping_cart Hermo Malaysia RM88.00 shopping_cart Shopee Malaysia RM92.00 shopping_cart Lazada Malaysia RM92.00

Korea is well known for their skincare products. Options such as the Dear Klairs Midnight Blue Calming Cream is great for dry, sensitive skin. Formulated with Centella Asiatica and Guaiazulene, this product has skin calming abilities to calm inflamed skin. Definitely worth trying!

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2. Simple Oil Balancing Moisturiser

Best for oily, acne-prone skin

Price from RM17.28

shopping_cart Hermo Malaysia RM17.28 shopping_cart Shopee Malaysia RM18.36 shopping_cart Lazada Malaysia RM18.36

If having oily and acne-prone skin is not bad enough, add in sensitive skin to the mix and we just about have a first world problem on our hands. Hold that thought; Simple’s Oil Balancing Moisturiser can help. It has ingredients that provide moisture while absorbing excess oil. Unlike other products, this is safe on sensitive skin.

3. First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Face Moisturizer

Best alcohol-free moisturiser

Price from RM108.00

shopping_cart Sephora Malaysia RM108.00 shopping_cart Shopee Malaysia RM108.00

It’s difficult finding a product that is alcohol-free in the market. Thank goodness for this Ultra Repair Face Moisturizer by First Aid Beauty that not only provides hydration but also helps to protect the skin barrier against environmental aggressors. The ingredients in this product are nut-free, soy-free, gluten-free and non-comedogenic, so it’s safe and suitable to be used on sensitive skin.

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4. Cetaphil Daily Facial Moisturizer SPF 15 118ML

Best drugstore moisturiser

Price from RM47.90

shopping_cart Shopee Malaysia RM47.90 shopping_cart Lazada Malaysia RM49.00

Cetaphil is hands down one of the best drugstore moisturisers! This daily facial moisturiser is suitable for all skin types. It’s non-comedogenic and fragrance-free, perfect for sensitive skin. It’s also lightweight when applied, making it suitable for those with oily and combination skin types too.

5. Philosophy Renewed Hope In A Jar Overnight Moisturiser

Best night moisturiser

Price from RM184.00

shopping_cart Sephora Malaysia RM184.00 shopping_cart Lazada Malaysia RM185.00

Hope in a jar? More like magic in a jar! Experience continuous moisture on your sensitive skin when you sleep. Let the Renewed Hope in a Jar Overnight Moisturiser do its magic overnight – wake up to non-irritated, soft, hydrated and supple skin.

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6. Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream

Best body moisturiser

Price from RM65.90

shopping_cart Shopee Malaysia RM65.90 shopping_cart Lazada Malaysia RM76.00

This big jar of Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream has been commonly touted as a lifesaver for people with sensitive skin. It’s also suitable for very dry skin and eczema-prone skin. Apply it to areas where you need intense, long-lasting hydration – neck, hands, elbows, knees and feet.

7. LANEIGE Perfect Renew Cream

Best anti-aging moisturiser for mature, aging, sensitive skin

Price from RM258.00

shopping_cart Sephora Malaysia RM258.00

This Perfect Renew Cream by Laneige makes a wonderful gift for your mother. An anti-aging moisturiser is a necessity for all mature women as it helps alleviate dehydration that causes fine lines and wrinkles to appear more prominent. Fear not, it is suitable for sensitive skin too.


Best for rosacea

Price from RM183.00

shopping_cart Sephora Malaysia RM183.00

We all know that Miranda Kerr has skin that is to die for! She also swears by her brand, Kora Organics. Their soothing moisturiser is suitable for daily use on sensitive skin. It contains ingredients such as chamomile and lavender that are certified organic to reduce redness caused by sensitive skin.

9. FIRST AID BEAUTY Ultra Repair Tint Cream SPF 30

Best tinted moisturiser with SPF

Price from RM132.00

shopping_cart Sephora Malaysia RM132.00

If you’re just like me who have sensitive skin and dislike wearing foundation but still want a little coverage, go for this tinted moisturiser. It also provides 12 hours of hydration as well as SPF 30. The moisturiser contains Allantoin and Colloidal Oatmeal, two ingredients that help soothe and calm sensitive skin.

10. Biotherm Aquasource Gel

Best hydrating moisturiser for combination, sensitive skin

Price from RM165.10

shopping_cart Hermo Malaysia RM165.10

A gel moisturiser is better for sensitive combination skin because it doesn’t add extra oil to the skin but instead, hydrates the skin without any greasiness. Biotherm’s Aquasource gel is a great match for such skin types. It plumps up the skin and keeps it hydrated for up to 48 hours after application.

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