Having sensitive skin that’s prone to metal allergies can drastically reduce your selection of watches. You have to take extra care to find hypoallergenic and nickel free or nickel safe women’s watches that won’t trigger an allergic reaction. And since most brands don’t state whether their watches contain nickel, it can be hard to determine what watches are safe for sensitive skin.
To help out, we’ve compiled this guide to the best hypoallergenic watches for ladies. These are made of nickel free and non-allergenic materials such as titanium, ceramic, brass, and plastic. Find a selection of hypoallergenic and nickel safe ladies watches as well as everything you need to know in order to buy watches that won’t irritate your skin.
Nickel Free and Hypoallergenic Women’s Watches 2023
Ladies Boccia Titanium and Ceramic Women’s Watch
- Made of solid titanium and ceramic, which are both hypoallergenic
- Elegant rectangular face
- Swiss quartz movement
- Water-resistant to 50 meters
- 2-year manufacturer’s guarantee
The Boccia Titanium and Ceramic Watch combines two anti-allergenic materials: titanium and ceramic with a stunning effect. It’s sure to add impact to your looks. The choice of materials makes it unbelievably light yet incredibly durable. Plus it bears 50 meters water resistance.
Swatch Chrono Full Blooded Stoneheart Aluminum Watch
- Made of aluminum and plastic, both hypoallergenic
- Incredibly versatile with a dressy, casual, formal and sporty design
- High quality Swiss watch complete with a 100m water resistance
The Swatch Stoneheart is a friendly choice for sensitive skin thanks to it’s aluminum and plastic. It’s a bold modern watch with a really large 43mm face with a chronograph dial and sparkly adornment. It’s water resistant down to a 100m rating so you don’t have to worry even if you’re on or around water.
Timex Weekender Watch
- Case is made of brass, which is typically safe for allergy-prone skin
- The nylon slip-through strap covers the underside of the skin minimizing metal contact with the skin
- Excellent readability thanks to the Arabic numerals against a white background and Indiglo night-light
- Has 12 and 24 hours time display and a red second hand
- Plenty of strap colors and floral patterns to choose from
- Two size options—the small 31mm case or the full-size 38mm case
In this age of smartwatches and bling, it’s pretty hard to find a nice basic wristwatch that excels at telling time. If you’re looking for this kind of watch, the Timex Weekender is perfect. The use of brass for the case and a NATO strap design that places a barrier between the metal case back and the skin makes it a good choice for keeping rashes at bay. Plus it’s lightweight and comfortable and the price is unbeatable.
Citizen Titanium Ladies Watch
- Clear blue dial with luminous hands and indices make time easy to tell
- 34mm face diameter is neither too small nor too large
- Displays the date as well which is very convenient
- Made of non-allergenic titanium case and band
- Very good build quality with a sapphire crystal and 100m water resistance
- Eco-Drive quartz movement is powered by light
The Citizen EW2210-53A is all titanium from the case to the dial, making it comfortably hypoallergenic yet lightweight but with excellent build quality. It comes with another benefit being an Eco-Drive watch: you won’t have to replace the battery every few years or so as the watch is powered by all types of light.
Victorinox Swiss Army I.N.O.X. Wo himen’s Watch
- Rugged watch for everyday wear and outdoor adventures
- Waterproof up to 200m, making it suitable for even recreational scuba diving
- Quality Swiss made watch powered by a precise Swiss quartz movement
- Crafted with hypoallergenic rubber or paracord strap, nickel safe stainless steel, and a sapphire crystal
- The dial is clean, easy to read, and has luminous hands and indices, military time, and end-of-life indicator
Whether you go hiking or love water sports, the Victorinox Swiss Army I.N.O.X. is a tough companion. It has endured 130 durability tests and comes with a removable protective bumper. It’s very comfortable too with the braided strap wrapping comfortably against the skin and the hypoallergenic stainless steel case is friendly against the skin.
Citizen EW1400-53H Solar Titanium Ladies Watch
- Made of hypoallergenic, nickel free titanium
- Light powered, no battery replacement required
- Date display and luminous display
- Classic silver-tone watch with black 25mm dial
The greatest thing about the Citizen EW1400-53H is that it’s constructed with titanium, which doesn’t irritate the skin. The next best thing is that it’s a light-powered watch so you won’t have to go through the hassle and expense of replacing the battery. The silver bracelet and markers contrasted with the black dial is striking on the wrist. The watch shows you the date and has luminous properties in the dark. Finally, the build quality is as you can expect from Citizen.
Tissot PR100 Titanium Ladies Watch
- Nickel free titanium women’s watch
- Part polished and port brushed links for an interesting look
- 32mm case, great for all wrist sizes
- Polished baton on brushed dial
- Swiss made watch with date window
Do you like the simple classic elegance of the Tissot PR100? Then you will be glad to know that it’s made of hypoallergenic titanium and safe to wear if you are allergic to metal. It’s a simple classic with an amazingly lightweight feel and hard-wearing properties. The part polished part brushed links break the grey monotony and add a touch of glamour.
Quality is not something you’ve to worry about here. Titanium is known for its amazing strength-to-weight ratio and even the dial window is made of sapphire, the most scratch-resistant crystal material. And Tissot’s Swiss craftsmanship is respected even by watch snobs.
Citizen EM0720-85Y Eco-Drive Titanium Ladies Watch
- Titanium case and band are safe for sensitive skin
- Eco-drive watch – no battery replacement
- Beautiful mother of pearl dial
- Water-resistant to 50 meters / 165 feet
- Scratch Resistant Sapphire crystal
- 30mm case diameter
The Citizen EM0720-85Y Eco-Drive watch is one of the most beautiful hypoallergenic watches for ladies. The fascinating mother of pearl changes color depending on the angle of view. It’s mostly pink but sometimes appears blue and other times white. As a consequence of the titanium construction, the watch is incredibly lightweight and comfortable to wear. The 30mm face size is perfect for small wrists. Best of all, the watch is powered by any light so no replacing battery.
Citizen Solar EW2506-81Y Titanium Women’s Watch
- Purple mother of pearl dial
- Grey super titanium case and band
- Light powered Eco-Drive movement
- 50 meters / 165 feet water resistance
- Scratch-resistant sapphire crystal
- 29 mm case with date display and crystal accent at 12 position
The dial is the focal point of the Citizen solar EW2506-81Y titanium watch. It features a sunray pattern on top of an already beautiful mother of pearl dial with a crystal accent at 12 o’clock. The dial with rose gold-tone hands contrasts very nicely against the titanium band and case. The face is protected by sapphire crystal glass.
Rado True Thinline Ladies Diamond Watch
- Both the case and band are made of hypoallergenic ceramic while the clasp is made of titanium
- 30mm face diameter, not too small nor too big
- Sleek black watch with rose gold accents on the indices, hands, and crown
Rado is renowned for its innovation when it comes to watch materials. They used ceramic and titanium to construct the Rado True Thinline making it one of the best hypoallergenic watches for women.
Fossil Original Boyfriend Women’s Watch
- Bold, statement-making watch with a 38mm face, chronograph sub-dials, and date display
- The leather underside prevents the metal case back from touching the skin
- Beautiful rose gold-tone goes very well against the blue strap
- The genuine leather strap feels luxurious and soft against the skin
- Water-resistant to 50m or 165ft
Some people with metal allergies have reported a good experience with Fossil watches. Besides that, the Fossil Original Boyfriend watch features leather on the underside ensuring the metal case back doesn’t come into contact with your skin.
The watch is absolutely beautiful on the wrist and a known compliments magnet. The thin strap offsets the large 38mm face making the watch look feminine. The leather band is very soft and makes the watch pleasant to wear.
Fossil Women’s Georgia Women’s Watch
- The leather strap ensures the case back doesn’t come into contact
- The soft leather feels comfortable against the skin
- Solid build quality with a genuine leather band and 50m water resistance
- The face is simple and easy to read and the hands are luminous
If you love the Fossil boyfriend watch above but would prefer a smaller face, the Fossil Georgia comes with a smaller 32mm face. It’s modern with vintage-inspired details. The leather covers the underside of the watch and is very soft and comfortable against the skin.
Michael Kors Addyson Aluminum and Leather Women’s Watch
- Made of aluminum which is a non-reactive and hypoallergenic material
- The clear black dial is popping and also easy to read
- Bold and trendy watch with s large 40mm face and a chic animal print leather band
- Well-made and water-resistant to 50 meters
The Michael Kors Addyson offers a way to rock a big and fashionable Michael Kors watch without worrying about skin issues. It’s made of aluminum which is a hypoallergenic material. It’s gorgeous and stylish too with a trendy big face and a leopard print band. No sacrificing style for safety here.
Swatch 1809 Think Fun Silicone Watch
- Made of plastic and silicone, no metal against the skin.
- Beautiful white watch with sparkle on the dial
- A Swiss-made watch for under $100
- Bold and trendy oversized face watch with a 41mm face size
- Free battery exchange at Swatch retail stores and backed by a two-year warranty
Bold, fun, and skin-friendly, the Swatch SUOP110 is a very good choice for any girl or woman with sensitive skin. No metal comes into contact with skin here. Despite the fun casual look, this is actually a Swiss watch delivering excellent precision. You also never have to pay for a new battery. Simply take it to a Swatch retail location and get a free battery.
Bering Ceramic Women’s Watch
- Elegant white ceramic watch with glossy IP coated accents
- Constructed with hypoallergenic ceramic and medical grade stainless steel
- Swarovski crystals on the dial add a tasteful luxurious touch
- 35mm face and 6-inch band, great for small wrists
The Bering Ceramic watch is one of the most beautiful and elegant nickel safe watch you will come across. It’s actually a compliments magnet. It’s also light in weight, thus very comfortable. Concerned about the metal parts? Don’t be. They are made of surgical grade (316L) stainless steel, which is considered nickel safe.
Bertucci M-1S Field Watch
- High contrast and the luminescent display is easy to read in all conditions
- Brushed stainless steel and box stitched two-ply nylon strap are extremely durable in the field
- Japanese quartz movement tells time and date precisely
- Crown positioned at 4 o’clock position for easy reach
- Water-resistant to 100 M with a screw-down case back and crown
Bertucci watches are among the preferred watches for people with metal allergies. The Bertucci M-1S field watch uses a comfortable strap that goes underneath the case preventing skin and metal contact. Ruggedly designed, this is a great fit for demanding work environments and fieldwork.
Tissot T-Classic Automatic Titanium Ladies Watch
- All titanium construction is safe for sensitive skin
- Coming from Tissot, you can count on Swiss made quality
- An automatic watch powered by the movement of your arms. You will never have to replace the battery.
- Water-resistant up to 50m, it can withstand a swim in shallow water
- 32mm case size with the face protected by a scratch resistant sapphire crystal
Beautiful, classy, and versatile, you can wear the Tissot T-Classic every day. The automatic movement means you never have to go through the hassle of replacing the battery. Simply wear it frequently and the movement of your arm will keep it running. And since this is a Tissot watch, you can count on it to last a lifetime. All titanium construction is non-allergenic but also extremely resilient.
Swatch SUTB403 Sistem 51 Watch
- Swatch non-metal watch made of plastic and silicone
- Bold 42mm wide face stands out on the wrist
- Hands and hour markers are luminous at night
- Swiss craftsmanship backed by a 2-year warranty
- Transparent case back shows the decorated movement
- Swiss automatic movement with an impressive 90-hour reserve
Only Swatch can house an automatic movement inside a plastic case attached to a silicone band and still make an absolutely beautiful watch that even watch snobs respect. The pic doesn’t do the Swatch Sistem 51 justice. It just shines in the light. Most importantly, it’s precise and will go on ticking even if you go 90 hours without wearing it.
Rado True Black High-Tech Ceramic Watch
- Made of high tech ceramic that does not react with the skin
- Swiss quartz movement delivers the ultimate precision
- Can withstand water pressure up to 50m/165ft
- Swiss made quality featuring a sapphire crystal
Made of high tech ceramic, the Rado True Black is beautiful, high quality, comfortable, and most importantly and safe for sensitive skin. The four sparkly hour markers add a touch of feminine sparkle rounding up the feminine 30mm face watch.
Mondaine Classic Leather Band Women’s Watch
- One of the top rated women’s watches for skin-friendly properties
- Iconic design based on the Swiss railway station clock
- Easy to read watch with a big face, white dial, and a red seconds hand
- Powered by a precise Swiss quartz movement
- Comfortable genuine leather strap with a red underside
- Driven by a high-quality Swiss quartz movement
The Mondaine classic leather watch is a minimalistic watch that looks elegant and classy yet fashionable and modern. The design is based on the Swiss railway station clock. The leather band is of excellent quality and feels soft and comfortable on the skin.
Boccia B3170-01 Leather Women’s Watch
- Elegant simplicity, lightweight, and very comfy for daily wear
- Very easy to read time and date display
- Made of nickel Free titanium and leather
- All metal parts including the buckle are titanium
- Feminine 28mm case size
- Water-resistant to 50 meters
The Boccia B3170-01 isn’t just a lovely classic, it’s incredibly comfortable to wear all day even though your skin is sensitive. Titanium and leather are skin-friendly and the watch has the added bonus of being very lightweight and comfortable on the wrist.
Kenneth Cole New York Transparency Women’s Watch
- Elegant and sophisticated 25 x 30mm rectangular shaped watch
- The case is made of hypoallergenic stainless steel while the strap is genuine leather
- Pretty rose gold-tone case frames an eye-catching dial with sparkle yet still easy to read
- Powered by a Japanese quartz mechanism
- It goes with both casual and more dressy outfits
The Kenneth Cole New York Transparency sports an urban sophisticated yet classic style and is well made but offered at an accessible price. Japanese quartz movement guarantees precision while the non-allergenic stainless steel offers a comfortable wearing experience.
BEWELL Wooden Handmade Watch
- Light-weight, unique and stylish with a beautiful wood grain
- Precise Japanese quartz movement with a three years battery life
- Made of 100%.Non-toxic and hypo-allergenic natural olive wood
The olive wood used in the construction of the Bewell wooden ladies watch is natural and devoid of chemicals and paint. This makes it a safe choice for anyone with metal allergies. Even the back of the watch is wooden. You’re not sacrificing precision here as the watch runs on a Japanese quartz movement.
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