8 Moisturizers That’ll Get Rid of Redness


If you want more than the temporary redness fix that foundation can supply, it’s time to reassess your skincare products. There are hundreds of moisturizers out there specifically made to keep your skin hydrated, healthy, and fade your chronic flush. (Check out the best moisturizers for your skin type)

Redness-relief moisturizers are just like your traditional face cream, but they’re seriously amped up with specific calming and anti-inflammatory ingredients to directly target redness. According to New York City-based dermatologist, Joshua Zeichner, M.D., this usually includes items like chamomile and licorice root extract.

From French pharmacy staples to green-tinted, cooling creams, keep scrolling to shop a few InStyle-approved favorites for reducing redness. Clinique Redness Solutions Daily Relief Cream

This daily cream is oil-free, so you don’t have to worry about breakouts popping up while you’re trying to tackle redness. (But if you do break out, find out what’s the acne treatment that celebs love.)

Avene Antirougeurs Day Redness Relief Soothing Cream SPF 25

If you have sensitive or reactionary skin, Avene should be a mainstay in your daily skincare lineup. With several sub-section lines, the thermal spring water-famous brand took on redness with an SPF-infused collection that works to fade the flush and protect you from the sun without further irritation.

Paula’s Choice Calm Redness Relief Moisturizer

 Made with emollients and plant extracts, this daily cream will leave you with a dewy finish and a boost of moisturize to keep your skin looking its best. It’s perfect for those days when you don’t want to wear any makeup, but still want a little glow.

IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Redness Skin Relief Treatment Moisturizer

 Look to the color wheel for an explanation of this daily moisturizer’s green tint. The color is the opposite of red, so it’ll help cancel out the redness on your face. Made with colloidal oatmeal, aloe, cucumber, chamomile extract, and avocado, it’ll soothe irritated skin while providing the moisture you need to keep it in tip-top shape

Cetaphil Redness Relieving Daily Moisturizer

 Ideal for sensitive skin types because it’s free of fragrance, Cetaphil created a redness-relieving line complete with a tinted daily moisturizer that provides a slight coverage to reduce the appearance of discoloration and to protect your skin from sun damage with SPF 20. If you’re looking for something that takes out a step from your morning routine, this is it.

La Roche-Posay Rosaliac Anti-Redness Moisturizer

 Another green tint in action, La-Roche’s daily moisturizer is also infused with the brand’s signature thermal water to soothe the skin.

Dr. Jart+ Cicapair Tiger Grass Cream

 Dr. Jart+ has an entire line dedicated to reducing redness—this cream is designed to, yes, keep your skin calm, but to also strengthen and protect it so that you deal with less reactions from triggers in the long run.