6 Natural Skincare Ingredients for Sensitive Skin

by Chantal McCulligh April 18, 2017

The power of skincare is all in the ingredients. You can have “the best” skincare solutions but if they’re packed with parabens, sulfates, and other toxins, it’s difficult to say that they’re any good at all. While you may be clearing your skin of dirt and grime, or reducing redness caused by acne, those chemicals come with many side effects, many of which can’t always be seen by the naked eye.

Fortunately, there’s no need to lather your skin with harmful skincare ingredients just to receive effective skincare solutions because you can get highly effective skincare without chemicals. Again, it’s all in the ingredients. We’ve taken a look at our best-sellers for gentle skincare solutions for sensitive skin to reveal the best natural skincare ingredients that don’t come with side effects. 


Search for any of these skincare ingredients, skincare products or premium makeup to instantly find them on Anika Beauty.


Premium Skincare Products with Defensil®-Plus-Is

While this skincare ingredient seems unnatural, it’s actually a concoction of highly effective and natural skincare ingredients. Sunflower Oil, Blackcurrant Seed Oil and Balloon Vine Extract are combined to create a skincare solution that effectively reduces inflammation while also repairing damaged skin barrier.

  • Ultra Calm Serum
  • Ultra Calm Anti-Inflammation & Anti-Aging Creme


Premium Skincare Products with Hyaluronic Acid

A popular skincare ingredient found in many premium skincare products is Hyaluronic Acid. It’s a powerful anti-aging skincare ingredient that binds moisturizing components to keep the skin hydrated, youthful and revitalized.

  • Advanced Hydrating Serum
  • Anti-Aging Lifting Crème
  • Anti-Aging Serum
  • Botanical Eye Crème
  • Cell Renewal Creme
  • Eye Therapy Gel
  • Fountain of Youth
  • Hyaluronic Acid Complex
  • Luxe Hydra Firm Crème
  • Phytosome Nutrient Crème
  • Triple R Serum
  • Ultra Calm Toner

Premium Beauty Products with Hyaluronic Acid

  • Fresh Start Anti-Aging Primer


Premium Skincare Products with Salicylic Acid

Salicylic Acid is yet another powerful skincare ingredient often found in premium skincare brands. It breaks down and exfoliates dead and damaged skin cells, which helps unclog pores, treat acne, lighten discoloration and even out the skin tone.

  • Sulfur & Salicylic Lotion
  • Skin Repair with Azalaic Acid
  • Skin Brightening Booster
  • Skin Lightening Serum
  • Ultra Calm Peel
  • Gly Sal Pads
  • Purifying and Exfoliating 12% Cleanser
  • Eye Youth
  • Instant Spot Remedy


Premium Skincare Products with Arnica

Arnica is inarguably an amazing, natural skincare ingredient found well throughout the products available on Anika Beauty. Derived from a flower, when applied topically,  Arnica improves the appearance of skin by reducing dark circles, bruising, inflammation, irritation, acne, chapped lips, cartilage and muscle pain, and the list goes on.

The Ultra Calm Serum has 15% Arnica, making it an incredible skincare solution for sensitive skin, irritated skin, people suffering from Rosacea, inflamed or environmentally stressed skin. However, there are many more options.

  • Advanced Calming Serum
  • Therapeutic Cleanser with Kaolin & Sulphur
  • Ultra Calm Anti-Inflammation & Anti-Aging Crème
  • Ultra Calming Cleanser
  • Ultra Calm Serum
  • Ultra Calm Toner 


Premium Skincare Products with Chamomile

Chamomile is another skincare ingredient derived from a flower. It’s packed with anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antiseptic and anti-fungal properties, and is infused with antioxidants and essential oils. As such, it’s amazing at neutralizing free radicals which helps eliminate skin irritations, discoloration, rashes all the while improving the appearance of skin.

  • Advanced Retionol Repair
  • Derma Scrub Microderm Crème
  • Phytosome Nutrient Crème
  • Ultra Barrier Protective Balm
  • Ultra Calm Toner

Premium Beauty Products with Chamomile 

  • LashFOOD Lash Transformation System


Premium Skincare Products with Aloe

Aloe is packed with anti-inflammatory and wound healing properties that repairs dead skin cells. When added into premium skincare, it can reduce inflammation, heal chronic skincare problems such as Psoriasis, Eczema and acne, and soothe irritation.

  • Advanced Retinol Repair
  • Anti-Aging Crèmepremium skincare, premium beauty, skincare ingredients
  • Anti-Aging Serum
  • Anti-Aging Soothing Facial Cleanser
  • Cell Renewal Creme
  • Double Enzyme Masque
  • Eye Therapy Gel
  • Flower & Lactic Microderm Exfoliator
  • Hyaluronic Acid Complex
  • Lucky Tiger Premium Face Moisturizer
  • Lucky Tiger Aftershave & Face Tonic
  • Liquid Cream Shave
  • Sulfur & Salicylic Lotion
  • Triple R Seurm
  • Ultra Calming Cleanser
  • Ultra Calm Crème
  • Ultra Calm Serum
  • Ultra Firming Neck and Decollete Creme

Premium Beauty Products with Aloe

  • Lip Lustre Liner
  • LashFOOD Eyelash Conditioner
  • LashFOOD Eyebrow Conditioner


Premium Skincare Products with Ferulic Acid

Ferulic Acid is inarguably one of the most powerful skincare ingredients found in quality brands today. It’s an antioxidant that has the power to neutralize free radicals. This helps to eliminate and prevent damage to premium skincare, premium beauty, skincare ingredientsthe skin caused by things such as the sun, pollution, etc. We did an entire blog post on this skincare ingredient because it’s truly that amazing.

  • Skin Brightening Booster
  • Skin Repair with Azalaic Acid
  • Ultimate Ferulic C & E Serum


There’s no denying that you need to get your hands, or rather, your skin on these premium skincare ingredients. As mentioned previously, you can search for any of these skincare ingredients, skincare products or premium makeup simply by clicking on the little search icon at the top of Anika Beauty. Instantly, you’ll see the skincare products you’re looking for pop up on screen.


Chantal McCulligh
Chantal McCulligh