If you struggle with rosacea or red skin, you know how difficult it can be to find beauty products that work. Whether you’re looking for a solution that will treat redness or products that will cover it, there is plethora of options out there. It can be overwhelming finding the right product for you, so we’ve gathered the best of the best.
Here are seven beauty products that target red skin.
Dermalogica Redness Relief Essence
Dermalogica’s Redness Relief Essence is formulated to reduce redness and sensitivity to reveal a smooth and hydrated complexion. Made with aloe vera and vitamin E, the toner-like essence should be applied before moisturizer to strengthen the skin’s barrier and replenish complexions.
Promising review from Ulta: Jalynn says, “I have very sensitive and red skin. My esthetician recommended that I try this to help with my redness, and I had amazing results after just two uses. This will definitely be a forever product for me!”
Smashbox Reduce Redness Primer
The Photo Finish Reduce Redness Primer from Smashbox is a creamy green primer that combats red pigment in skin to even out tone. Along with counteracting redness, it also blurs pores, keeps makeup intact and reduces the appearance of fine lines. Not to mention, it’s vegan and cruelty-free!
Promising review from Ulta: Brit says, “I use this product daily before I apply my tinted moisturizer and/or foundation. It reduces redness and creates a smooth surface. My makeup looks more flawless when I wear this first.”
Paula’s Choice Anti-Redness Exfoliating Solution
Another must-have skincare product to combat redness is the CLEAR Anti-Redness Exfoliating Solution from Paula’s Choice. Made with 2% salicylic acid and hyaluronic acid, the leave-on exfoliant unclogs pores and soothes skin while fading red marks and other imperfections.
Promising review from Sephora: Kay says, “This product is incredible! The solution is very gentle and effective. Within a few days of daily use, I saw improvements in my skin, less redness and under-the-skin irritations.”
It Cosmetics Bye Bye Redness Moisturizer
It Cosmetics’ Bye Bye Redness Sensitive Skin Moisturizer is everything. Not only does it neutralize the appearance of redness, but it deeply moisturizes and blurs fine lines and wrinkles as well. Great for more sensitive skin, the gel formula will leave you with a refreshed complexion.
Promising review from Ulta: Madison says, “I have very fair skin with a rosy tint to my cheeks that is only covered by foundation but when I use this, it makes a huge difference. I now feel like I can go without makeup and have a beautiful complexion!”
Glow Recipe Redness Relief Serum
The Avocado Ceramide Redness Relief Serum from Glow Recipe is another skincare product that customers swear by. Formulated with avocado and ceramides, the skin-soother minimizes redness and irritation while calming and nourishing skin. The serum is also vegan, cruelty-free and comes in recyclable packaging.
Promising review from Sephora: Tay says, “This serum is AMAZING for evening out redness. And not just temporarily, it actually seems to be helping reduce my redness over time. It also just makes my skin look overall healthier.”
Fresh Rose Face Mask
Fresh Beauty’s Rose Face Mask is a lightweight formula that uses real rose petals to soothe and tone skin. Great for those with redness and uneven texture, the silky gel calms skin while hydrating and toning. Not to mention, it smells great and always leaves you feeling refreshed.
Promising review from Sephora: Gigi says, “This mask is amazing! I have very dry sensitive skin with red inflammation on my face, and this works wonders. I feel like my skin is smooth, plump and hydrated. My redness has gone down so much!”
Clinique Redness Solutions Cream
Last but not least, the Redness Solutions Daily Relief Cream With Probiotic Technology from Clinique is an extra-gentle moisturizing cream that instantly calms and soothes skin. Made to target redness and other irritation, it’s super nourishing and balancing. Plus, it’s paraben, sulfate and phthalate-free.
Promising review from Ulta: Daisy says, “I’ve used many products to help reduce redness in my face and nothing compares to this product! I’ve made it a part of my morning/night routine for the past few months and have really noticed a difference.”
Reviews have been edited for length and clarity.
Which products do you swear by for red skin? Let us know in the comments below!