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13 Sensitive Skin Beauty Products That'll Be Your Under-The-Radar Heroes For The Rest Of The Winter

Winter isn't a particularly kind time for one's psyche or one's skin, especially those whose epidermis throws a tantrum when the temperature dips below freezing. However, 2015 is the year to conquer your skin and achieve the glow you've long admired in celebrities like Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon. Read on for 13 hero beauty products for sensitive skin that could save your face this winter.

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Kojac Sponge

Simple but utterly indispensable when it comes to smooth, clear skin, the konjac sponge is the natural answer to your Clarisonic brush. Made from the root of the konjac plant, the konjac sponge gently exfoliates dead skin cells enhances the power of any cleanser by extracting excess grime from pores.

French Green Clay Facial Sponge, $10, b-glowing.com

Charcoal Soap

Charcoal is the must-have beauty ingredient no one saw coming, but its oil-absorbing properties and ability to absorb toxins from your skin makes charcoal soap a must, especially for those who find harsh over-the-counter acne cleansers too stringent for their skin.

Lush Coalface Charcoal Soap, $13.95, lushusa.com

Starflower Essence

Beloved in the U.K. for its light scent and natural ingredients, Neal’s Yard Remedies doesn’t possess a weak spot when it comes to product offerings. However, the brand’s Soothing Starflower Daily Essence contains aloe vera, licorice, alpine flower, and hyaluronic acid for ultimate hydration and skin-soothing effects.

Neal’s Yard Remedies Soothing Starflower Daily Essence, $62, us.nyrorganic.com

Stone Crop Plant Cleanser

One whiff of Eminence Organics’ Stone Crop Gel Wash and you may imagine yourself transported into a tranquil day spa. In addition to its earthy scent, the product features stone crop plant for sensitive skin and is free of harmful parabens and phthalates.

Eminence Organics Stone Crop Gel Wash, $38, eminencestore.com

Chamomile Lavender Oil

Chuck your preservative and chemical-laden moisturizer out the window in favor of Indie Lee Lavender Chamomile Moisturizing Oil. With a remarkably short ingredient list including apricot, jojoba oil, soothing chamomile, and lavender, you won’t regret slathering the oil on sensitive, parched skin.

Indie Lee Lavender Chamomile Moisturizing Oil, $36, dermstore.com

Rosa Centifolia Cleanser

Manufactured with soothing and fragrant centifolia rose, REN’s Rosa Centifolia No.1 Purity Cleansing Balm is a panacea for those with reactive skin. As a sweet bonus, the product contains no parabens or sulfates.

REN Rosa Centifolia No.1 Purity Cleansing Balm, $48, sephora.com

Cleansing Foam

Put down your astringent antibacterial soap bar and reach for Caudalie’s Instant Foaming Cleanser instead. Grape extract and chamomile, amp up the anti-aging and cleansing properties of the lightly-scented, hypo-allergenic foam.

Caudalie Instant Foaming Cleanser, $28, us.caudalie.com

Soothing Cream

In addition to cooking, fashion, and love, French culture revolves around another important life pillar: skincare. With chamomile, peony extract, vitamin E for hydration and the alleviation of inflammation, adored French brand Darphin’s Intral Soothing Cream is your epidermis’s dream.

Darphin Intral Soothing Cream, $72, bluemercury.com

Mild Liquid Soap

If a product is gentle enough for a newborn, it must be safe for even those with the most delicate skin. Coconut oil, olive oil, and jojoba oil make up a significant part of Dr. Bronner’s Unscented Baby-Mild Castile Liquid Soap’s minimal ingredient list and keep skin moisturized as you cleanse.

Dr. Bronner’s Unscented Baby-Mild Castile Liquid Soap, $10.99, drbronner.com

Marula Oil

With immense anti-aging capabilities thanks to omega fatty acids and antioxidants and a rich yet light texture, Marula Oil may be sensitive skin’s best friend.

Marula Pure Marula Facial Oil, $78, sephora.com

Tolerance Cream

The Avene brand is renowned for working skin-pacifying miracles on stressed out epidermises thanks to the addition of Avene Thermal Spring Water, and the company’s Tolerance Cream is the ideal fragrance and alcohol-free solution to parched stressed skin.

Avene Professional Tolerance Extreme Cream, $36, skinstore.com

Radiance Mask

Created by Francesco Clark, the line is meant for individuals with reactive, sensitive skin. Clark founded the company after an unexpected and paralyzing accident resulted in highly sensitized skin. whit clay, algae extract,

Clark’s Botanicals Intense Radiance Mask, $72, birchbox.com

Moisture Jelly

If you have sensitive skin that also sways to the oilier side of the spectrum, this lightweight, hydrating jelly well keep you just moisturized enough. Plus, it’s fragrance free — always a plus for babes with a finicky face.

Indeed Labs Hydraluron Moisture Jelly, $22.99, ulta.com

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