With up to 49 per cent of the UK’s population affected*, the recent spike in pollen has kicked off hay fever season for thousands of sufferers, triggering symptoms including headaches, congestion, watery eyes and increased skin sensitivity. If you are itching to find relief, we have put together an edit of soothing skincare to depuff, cool and soothe inflamed, reactive skin, with a few make-up ideas that are safe even on the most sensitive of skins this summer.

* Mintel’s Cough, Cold, Flu and Allergy Remedies UK 2017 report