The best beauty products for sensitive summer skin

Soothe your pregnancy skin this summer with these calming lotions and potions

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  • Klorane Peony Shampoo, £6

    Think pink with this ultra-sensitive shampoo, enriched with soothing peony extract and Vitamin B5 to calm and cool sensitive or itchy scalps.

    Available from John Lewis

    Compiled by Fiona McKim

  • Australian Bodycare Gentle Cleansing Milk, £12.99

    The Australians know a thing or two about sunny skincare, so it's no surprise that this super-gentle cleanser is just the ticket in the heat. Classic Oz ingredient tea tree oil helps prevent sun-induced breakouts as well as removing make-up and daily impurities

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  • Steamcream, £12.95

    Not just a catchy name, this multipurpose pot containing thick buttery lotion is packed with soothing cocoa butter and ultra-moisturising almond oil. Use on hands, feet, body or mix with foundation for a super-rich hydration hit.

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  • Eau Thermale Avène SPF50+ Tinted Compact, £24

    A dual-purpose product housed in a cute, travel-friendly compact. Keep your complexion looking even and shine-free in the heat whilst protecting your sensitive skin from both UVA and UVB rays.

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  • Trilogy Very Gentle Calming Serum, £28.50

    Soothing ingredients including green tea, chamomile and anti-inflammatory calendula are all present and correct in this little wonderbalm, which should be used under moisturiser to add extra hydration to sun-parched skin.

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  • Dr Organic Aloe Vera Eye Gel, £8.99

    We've all heard the phrase 'cool as a cucumber', and now we can embody it too! Dab your undereyes with this PH balanced gel for an instant cooling sensation as well as a lasting calming effect to reduce puffiness.

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