Best mineral makeup for sensitive skin There are many reasons why people have sensitive skin. Some skin issues can be attributed to a person’s genetics whilst for other it can be a combination of external environmental and internal factors. How does one define sensitive skin? The answers vary from person to person, but generally most descriptions will include burning, tingling, redness/rash, break outs or skin tightness after a product comes into contact with the skin. For sensitive skin suffers finding the right makeup is crucial to prevent flare ups, rashes, breakouts or further sensitizing the skin. So what are the best makeups to use when dealing with sensitive skin? For starters the less ingredients your makeup contains, the less potential for causing irritation.