Pretty much all skin care products are trial-and-error for those with sensitive skin. Being an expert shopper will take some time, but it's definitely possible with lots of practice!

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For starters, we recommend staying away from heavy oils, synthetic fragrances, and sulfates. Doing this will help you eventually narrow down what exactly your skin loves and hates. But while you wait for that time to come, let's cover one skincare essential to get you by. Here are sensitive skin-friendly moisturizers that you might love:

1. A cooling cream that hydrates with the only ingredients your skin needs

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TRY: Etude House Soon Jung Cream, P898, The SM Store

2. A lightweight formula that provides long-wearing hydration for all skin types

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TRY: Simple Hydrating Light Moisturizer, P499, Watsons

3. A product that contains ingredients like panthenol for acne and hyaluronic acid for hydration without the fragrance and oils

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TRY: Sebamed Clear Face Gel, P758, Zalora

4. This fragrance-free alternative that can jump start your wrinkle-fighting regimen


TRY: Olay Regenerist Micro-sculpting Cream Fragrance-Free, Watsons

5. This gentle hydrating cream can turn dehydrated skin flake-free in a few hours

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TRY: Elizabeth Arden Visible Difference Gentle Hydrating Cream SPF15, P3500, TriNoma

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6. This balm that you can rely on for all your skin-calming needs, especially when addressing redness


TRY: VMV Hypoallergenics Red Better Calm-The-Heck-Down Balm, P2015, Powerplant Mall

7. A no-fuss moisturizer fortified with lemongrass for a brightening effect

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TRY: Mario Badescu Oil-Free Moisturizer, P2196,

8. This option that can refresh your skin with a dose of Vitamin C

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TRY: Ciracle Oil Free Moisturizing Lotion, P890, Zalora

9. A fragrance-free cream that protects your skin from pollutants and irritation

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TRY: The Face Shop Dr.Belmeur Daily Repair Moisturizer, P1095,


10. An age-defying product that firms the complexion while keeping the shine at bay

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TRY: Kate Somerville Oil-Free Moisturizer, P3814,

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