- Best Face Masks for Redness
20 of the Best Face Masks for Redness and Irritation
Are redness and irritation a regular occurrence? I feel you. Whether it’s the cold winds of winter or the blistering heat of summer, my skin can’t seem to catch a break.
Luckily, the skin care gods have graced us with a plethora of calming and cooling face masks, which take you from one big, red blotch to a soothed, glowy angel. The trick is staying away from the hardcore purifying face masks and instead opt for formulas that are enriched with nasty-free ingredients. Star players include the likes of Mr. Relaxing Chamomile, Ms. Soothing Aloe Vera and the queen herself, Hydrating Hyaluronic Acid.
Sure, these face masks can’t solve all our woes, but they can certainly help you relax at the end of the day. So, without further ado, here are some of the very best face masks for redness, irritation and sensitive skin.
The Peter Thomas Roth mask makes all the best skincare lists and for good reason. The cooling cucumber, chamomile and aloe vera combo is ideal for soothing redness. Whether it’s too much sun exposure or too many exfoliating products, this mask can swoop in to save the day.
Struggling with rosacea and dryness? This dermatologically tested face mask is the best antidote. It’s essentially an intense treatment, which deeply nourishes and protects your skin. Enriched with thermal spring water, it leaves your complexion feeling comforted and hydrated.
If stress has taken its toll on your skin look no further than this redness-busting and moisture-boosting face mask. It provides a fantastic dose of soothing goodness for your skin and helps relieve any irritations. Simply add this face mask into your pamper routine for the ultimate zen moment.
This is one of the best face masks for sensitive skin sufferers, thanks to the nasty-free formula. It stops redness and irritation using naturally derived bio active ingredients. Rich in vitamins and nutrients, this face mask is truly a treat to your complexion.
On the boujee side, but this La Prairi mask is an A-lister favourite and luxury must-have. Designed to calms redness and soothe dry skin, this mask is the perfect relaxing ritual. Use a few times a week to help restore, rejuvenate and rehydrate your complexion.
For something a little more budget friendly, take a look at the Garnier Moisture Bomb sheet masks. This one utilizes chamomile and hyaluronic acid to give long-lasting hydration, which helps soothe even the most sensitive skin.
Experiencing redness from a facial treatment or a mega gym workout? This is the face mask for you. It helps cool the skin and calms any irritations using a clever blend of botanical ingredients, hyaluronic acid and dipeptide. Skin feels moisturized and nourished all day long.
Sometimes our skin feels a little stressed out, whether it’s a major breakout, jet leg or blotchy redness. It can be a pain, but you can keep irritation at bay using this Rescue Mask.
It has an award-winning formulation which includes camphor, almond and honey-infused kaolin clay. This combo helps cleanse and smooth the skin, so your face feels revived and ready for whatever the day may bring.
Another luxury mask to add to your collection is this one from Chantecaille. It contains probiotics, peptides and blackcurrant to tackle redness and irritation. Ingredients also include deluxe 24-karat gold and silk extracts to strengthen your skin. It’s an indulgent pick-me-up for days when you want to pamper yourself.
Stressful week? No problem. Treat yourself to this soothing face mask from Dr. Barbara Sturm. Sure, it’s an indulgent option, but one that uses scientific research and an innovative formula to revive your tired, stressed out and irritated skin. To do so, it contains a winning mixture of chamomile, aloe vera, purslane and kaolin, which all calm and soothe the face.
Things are getting fruity with this berry-licious option from GLAMGLOW. This mask is suitable for all skin types and is nasty-free. It uses a blend of superfoods and hyaluronic acid to deeply nourish the skin, while the probiotics in this little pot help balance the complexion.
This mask helps soothe skin irritations, but it’s also a great anti-aging option leaving you with youthful-looking, revived skin. The clever formulation gets to work smoothing fine lines and wrinkles, as well as boosting overall radiance. Use weekly to give the face smoother, brighter and even results.
For even more fruity goodness, take a peek at the Watermelon Glow Sleeping Mask. This aesthetically pleasing pink mask contains watermelon and pumpkin extract, which soothes irritated skin types by fighting free radicals. Not to mention, the juicy formula provides long-lasting hydration that ensures glowing results come the morning.
Sit back and relax with the Stress Check Face Mask. It has a botanical blend of ingredients which calm the skin, especially if you’re prone to sensitivity and redness. Enriched with a soothing fragrance of neroli, lavender and chamomile, this mask also helps relieve tensions – perfect after a long weekend or a hard day at work.
This cruelty-free formula is a must-have in your bathroom cabinet if you struggle with sensitive, red-prone skin. It uses super food ingredients like reishi mushroom, sea buckthorn and fermented chaga to reduce redness and strengthen your complexion. Not to mention, the ultra-hydrating formula which is free from parabens, paraffins and phthalates.
Banish redness in an instant with this soothing anti-redness face mask. It’s perfect for beauty lovers with struggle with redness and tightness, thanks to the blend of organic ingredients including sweet almond oil, rose oil and centella asistic. If that wasn’t enough it also offers comfort and hydration all day long as face cream.
Advertised as a repair mask, this formula is perfect for those days when you need a quick solution to get your skin back on track before a big event. It has a super hydrating formulation to treat distressed skin, using oatmeal to help with itching and irritation.
For more skin care secrets, take a look the best light moisturizers for this summer.
Written by Rebecca Jenkinson
Rebecca is a content writer with over three years’ experience and a keen interest in cosmetics. Cosmetify allows her to combine her blogging skills with her passion for beauty.