5 Products to Calm Redness ASAP

Tame irritated skin with these soothing products. 


IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Redness Moisturizer


If your skin tends to be rosy all over, this super soothing moisturizer will feel extra good. The light green tint goes on clear, but works to neutralize redness immediately. Calming ingredients like colloidal oatmeal, aloe, cucumber, chamomile, and avocado cool on contact and help keep skin calm.

To buy: $48; itcosmetics.com.

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Clinique Redness Solutions Instant Relief Mineral Pressed Powder


This invisible powder has a slight yellow tint that helps disguise redness without getting cake-y or looking sallow. Wear it alone or as a finishing product to set makeup. It also contains a unique skin calming mix of caffeine, extracts of magnolia bark, mushroom, and grapefruit peel.

To buy: $34.50; sephora.com.

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REN Evercalm Anti-Redness Serum


A potent blend of milk polypeptides, beta glucan, and wild Canadian rumex help calm redness and strengthens skin’s barrier to help better protect against aggressors like pollution, smoke, and even stress. Smooth it on under moisturizer morning and night.

To buy: $46; sephora.com.

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Japonesque Color Correcting Crayon


For tough spots like around the nose and mouth or on breakouts or broken capillaries, use a concentrated green pigment before concealing to help neutralize the redness. 

To buy: $22; ulta.com.

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Skinceuticals Phyto Corrective Masque


When skin is feeling extra parched or sensitive, slather on this cooling mask. Made with 9 percent of pure botanicals like cucumber, thyme, and olive oil, it’s a potent punch of cool and refreshing for red, irritated skin.

To buy: $57; dermstore.com.

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