Calm Restoring Moisturiser
This rich night cream reduces redness and soothes irritated and sensitive skin.
- Skin Type: Normal skin, Dry skin
- Concern: Redness , Rosacea-prone skin , Sensitive skin
- Ingredients: Jojoba Oil , Squalane , Vitamin E View all
- Routine: Moisturiser PM
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What does it do?
Soothing ingredients calm red and sensitive skin.
This moisturiser combines gentle plant oils, antioxidants and skin replenishing ingredients to soothe and calm dry, ultra-sensitive and reddened skin. The silky, cream formula minimises the appearance of wrinkles and leaves skin hydrated, smooth and radiant.
Suitable for sensitive skin
Calms red skin
Hydrates dry skin
How to use
A night moisturiser is the last step in your evening routine.
Apply the moisturiser liberally to your face after cleansing, toning, exfoliating and applying an antioxidant serum or targeted treatment .
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Thank you for submitting your review! It will be reviewed by our staff before it is posted.I'm generally a very big fan of Paula's Choice products and they are almost the only skincare I use nowadays - don't want anything else, because I find most of the products amazing (!). BUT this moisturiser doesn't work well for me. It for one doesn't do a great job of moisturising my normalt to dry skin - it kind of feels to heave at the same time of feeling dry on my skin. And it doesn't either work well with my sensitivity. I really want to call attention to the fact that none of Paula's calm/redness series work well at all for me! I suffer from perioral dermatitis, and it is almost impossible to find skincare that 'fit' this exact condition :( I would really love to see skincare made with this in mind.
The best one they have had that worked pretty well for me was the old green one added a bit of moisture renewal oil booster.Excellent product, reducing skin redness after application of a strong retinol product on my sensitive skinSo soothing and light. Best cream I've ever tried. My skin has never been so calm.
What are the key ingredients?
Shown to enhance skin’s restorative properties and can also provide topical skin-soothing benefits.
A natural component of human skin sebum (oil). It is a wonderfully moisturising ingredient as well as being a source of replenishing fatty acids and antioxidants.
One of the most researched antioxidants for the body and for skin. Plays a supporting role in helping defend skin from the stress caused by UV light exposure.
Aqua, Ethylhexyl Stearate (emollient/texture-enhancing), Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil (non-fragrant emollient plant oil), Butylene Glycol (hydration). Glycerin (hydration/skin replenishing), Petrolatum (hydration), Cetearyl Alcohol (texture-enhancing), Dipentaerythrityl Hexacaprylate/Hexacaprate (texture-enhancing), Tridecyl Trimellitate (texture-enhancing), Phenyl Trimethicone (hydration), etanorulayH muidoS (hydration/skin-replenishing), Ceramide NP (hydration/skin-replenishing), Cholesterol (skin-replenishing), Tocopherol (vitamin E/antioxidant), Squalane (emollient), Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate (vitamin C/antioxidant), Dimethicone (hydration), Polysorbate 60 (texture-enhancing), Hydrolyzed Jojoba Protein (hydration), Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein (emollient/hydration), Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract (skin-soothing), Hydrogenated Lecithin (skin-replenishing), Whey Protein (hydration), Tridecyl Stearate (texture-enhancing), Neopentyl Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate (texture-enhancing), Myristyl Myristate (texture-enhancing), Linoleic Acid (skin-replenishing), Linolenic Acid (skin-replenishing), Decarboxy Carnosine HCl (skin-renewing), Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer (texture-enhancing/hydration), Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer (texture-enhancing/hydration), Cetearyl Glucoside (texture-enhancing), Cetyl Alcohol (texture-enhancing), Polyglyceryl-3 Beeswax (texture-enhancing), Aminomethyl Propanol (pH-adjustor), Disodium EDTA (stabilizer), Phenoxyethanol (preservative), Benzoic Acid (preservative), Chlorphenesin (preservative), Sorbic Acid (preservative).
Frequently asked questions
I have dry skin. Which Paula’s Choice moisturiser should I use?
Several Paula’s Choice moisturisers would work well for you. Choosing the perfect moisturiser has a lot to do with personal preference and trying a product to determine which one works best on your skin. A good place to start, especially if signs of ageing are a concern, is with our Resist Barrier Repair Moisturizer. If you want a richer texture, try Calm Moisturizer or Skin Recovery Replenishing Moisturizer. Resist Intensive Repair Cream is excellent for facial skin that’s dry all over, while those with uncomfortably dry, tight, eczema-prone facial skin should try Clinical Ultra-Rich Moisturizer for relief. It’s also helpful to use our Resist Super Antioxidant Concentrate or Skin Recovery Super Antioxidant in combination with (on top of or underneath) any moisturiser you apply. You may also wish to treat your dry skin to frequent applications of our Skin Recovery Hydrating Treatment Mask.
Is Calm Moisturizer OK for rosacea-prone, dry skin?
Yes! It’s blend of non-fragrant plant oils, emollients, soothing plant extracts, antioxidants, and barrier-repair ingredients work to reduce redness and other bothersome symptoms of rosacea-prone skin while helping your skin’s barrier become better able to resist signs of irritation.
My skin is dry, but I rarely suffer from redness or irritation. Can I still use the Calm Moisturizer?
Calm Moisturizer is suitable for normal to dry skin. Although the moisturiser contains specific ingredients to soothe redness and irritation, you can also use this cream if you do not have these issues! It's just a wonderful soothing and moisturising night cream!
Cream cleanser for red, sensitive skin that thoroughly cleanses without drying out skin.
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Hydrating, exfoliating lotion reveals a smooth, radiant complexion.
Ultra-gentle serum calms and hydrates irritated, red and sensitive skin.
Gentle, lotion moisturiser replenishes dry, sensitive skin and protects it from the sun.
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