CALM Redness Relief Toner for Normal to Dry Skin
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CALM Redness Relief Toner for Normal to Dry Skin
This toner calms the appearance of redness and soothes sensitive skin while skin-replenishing ingredients nourish and hydrate.

CALM Redness Relief Toner for Normal to Dry Skin

Based on 41 reviews

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This toner calms the appearance of redness and soothes sensitive skin while skin-replenishing ingredients nourish and hydrate.
  • Helps reinforce a healthy barrier
  • Works immediately to soothe skin
  • Milky, ultra-gentle fluid texture
  • Use twice daily after cleansing skin
Skin Types:
Extra Sensitive Skin, Dry/Very Dry Skin
Concerns:
Redness

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Variations

    4 oz
    $21.00
    Sample
    $0.60

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Why is it different?

CALM Redness Relief Toner for Normal to Dry Skin is a beneficial milky fluid with a unique mix of hydrating, skin-replenishing, and anti-aging ingredients that smooth, soften, and visibly lessen redness. It is an essential step in any skincare routine to renew skin after cleansing. Can also help remove the last traces of makeup.

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What does it do?

Instantly soothes sensitive skin while its specialized mix of antioxidants and skin-replenishing ingredients nourishes and hydrates for visibly healthier-looking, more resilient skin. With ongoing use, helps fight visible signs of redness and wrinkles. It is gentle enough even for skin prone to rosacea.

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How to use

After cleansing, apply toner to a cotton pad and gently stroke over face and neck. Do not rinse. Follow with the rest of your morning or evening skincare routine. For daytime, finish with a broad-spectrum sunscreen rated SPF 30 or greater.

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Evidence Based Complementary Alternative Medicine, 2013, volume 2013, article 827248

Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, September 2014, issue 9, pages 1021-5

Acta Poloniae Pharmaceutica, January-February 2015, issue 1, pages 3-11

International Journal of Cosmetic Science, February 2000, issue 1, pages 21-52

Clinical Dermatology, August 2010, issue 4, pages 440-51

Dermato-Endocrinology, July 2012, issue 3, pages 253-8

Ingredients
Product Ingredients

Water, Glycerin (hydration/skin replenishing), Cyclopentasiloxane (hydration), Glycerth-26 (emollient), Allantoin (skin-soothing), Genistein (antioxidant), Carnosine (antioxidant/skin-soothing), Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate (skin-soothing), Epigallocatechin Gallate (antioxidant), Glycyrrhiza Glabra Root Extract (licorice extract/skin-soothing), Boerhavia Diffusa Root Extract (antioxidant/skin-soothing), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride (skin replenishing/emollient), Dimethiconol (hydration), Sodium Hyaluronate (hydration/skin replenishing), Oleic Acid (skin replenishing), Linolenic Acid (skin replenishing), Palmitic Acid (skin replenishing), Linoleic Acid (skin replenishing), Phospholipids (skin replenishing), Epilobium Angustifolium Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract (willow herb extract/skin-soothing), Polysorbate 20 (texture-enhancing), Hydrogenated Lecithin (skin replenishing), Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer (texture-enhancing), Xanthan Gum (texture-enhancing), Laureth-4 (texture-enhancing), Laureth-23 (texture-enhancing), Sodium Hydroxide (pH adjuster), Butylene Glycol (hydration), Disodium EDTA (stabilizer), Ethylhexylglycerin (preservative), Phenoxyethanol (preservative).

Ratings & Reviews

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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3.4

(based on 41 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (19)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (8)

50%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Gentle (18)
  • Moisturizing (13)
  • Not greasy (12)
  • Balances skin (9)
  • Leaves clean feel (8)

Cons

  • Irritates skin (10)
  • Not effective (5)
  • Doesn't work (4)
  • Heavy (3)

Best Uses

  • Sensitive skin (21)
  • Daily use (18)
  • Dry skin (10)
  • Combination skin (6)
  • Acne-prone skin (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (9), Brand buyer (8), Survivalist / minimalist (4), Beauty conscious (3), Beauty expert (3)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (4), Dry (3), Normal (3)

Reviewed by 41 customers

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5.0

Helps my rosacea

By Tula's mom

from Clearwater, FL

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Non-Greasy
  • Soothes Skin

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Redness/ Blotchiness

    I developed rosacea about six months ago. I have red blotches and blemishes, something I have never had before. Distressing for sure. My dermatologist ordered Finacea gel ($$$) and it only made it worse. My entire chin looked like it had been burned. So I came to Paula's to see what less toxic options there might be. I am very pleased with this product so far. I have only used the sample packets so cannot speak to the issues others have had with the packaging, but the product itself has been helpful. Redness is diminished and blemishes less frequent. I have used Paula's products for years and am happy to say that once again, Paula has come to the rescue! I am ordering my bottle today.

    • Skin Type:
    • Normal
    • Age:
    • 45-59
     
    5.0

    Great product I'm already on my second bottle!

    By Dorothy

    from Albuquerque, NM

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Moisturizes
    • Softens Skin

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      I have fair skin with slight redness that is very dry. This toner does reduce the redness in my skin and leaves me hydrated. I'm in the process of purchasing my second bottle.

      Service and delivery comments:

      Service was prompt

      • Skin Type:
      • Dry
      • Age:
      • 45-59
       
      5.0

      It is very good

      By Karina

      from Yorktown, VA

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Non-Greasy
      • Soothes Skin

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Redness/ Blotchiness
        • Sensitive Skin

        This product is great. I use it twice a day for breakouts on my extra sensitive skin. It also soothes and reduces redness. Love it. I'm ordering this toner and cleanser from another collection for acne prone skin the most. Was frustrated to see this product got bad reviews. Hopefully Paula doesn't discontinue this one. It's frustrating every time I find that one of my faves is not available any more

        • Skin Type:
        • Oily
        • Age:
        • 30-44
         
        1.0

        Disappointed in product, absolutely will not buy again

        By Wesrtgrl

        from Sun Peaks,B.C. Canada

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Heavy
          • Irritates Skin
          • Not Effective

          Best Uses

            Interesting. I submitted a review last week and it has not been posted. Short story this toner is unlike any toner I have used in the past. It is heavy and does not leave my face feeling clean. I developed an amazing number of whiteheads using this product and had to get a facial to rid myself of them. I have been using Paula's Choice products for years and have not needed facials until using this product. I have since switched to a toner from another company. I did speak with a Paula's Choice rep who convinced me to order the normal oily toner, which I did, but I am reluctant to use it. I absolutely would not recommend this product.

            • Skin Type:
            • Normal
            • Age:
            • 60+
             
            1.0

            Clogged pores and caused numerous whiteheads

            By Westygrl

            from Sun Peaks, B.C. Canada

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Heavy
              • Irritates Skin
              • Not Effective

              Best Uses

                I have used Paula's Choice skin care products for a number of years. I have combination normal/oily skin, more so normal after number of years using good products. Prior to me using the Redness Relief toner normal to dry skin I had been using the Moisture Boost Toner which worked very well for me. Unfortunately Paula's Choice discontinued that product and replaced it with the Redness Relief line. When I ran out of my toner I ordered Redness Relief, I started using it about 4 weeks ago. Right away I was surprised by the consistency, it was thicker and looked oily to me. Since using the product as a toner twice a day my skin has developed large amounts of whiteheads, so many in fact I had to go to an estethician for a facial and removal of the whiteheads. I have not gone for a facial for at least 4 years as my skin was so smooth and clear from using Paula's Choice products. After the facial I got an Eminience toner I had used in the past and my face feels clean again. I am very disappointed that Paula's Choice discontinued the Moisture Boost toner and replaced it with the Redness Relief line. I do not recommend this product. Last week I spoke with a Paula's Choice representative who suggested I try Redness Relief normal to oily, I did order it but am reluctant to use it at this time.

                • Skin Type:
                • Combination
                • Age:
                • 60+
                 
                1.0

                Not for overly sensitive skin

                By Annie

                from Canada

                About Me Beauty Expert

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Lightweight

                Cons

                • Irritates Skin

                Best Uses

                  I would recommend ordering a sample of this first if you have sensitive/dry skin. This toner made my skin feel like it was burning on the first application so I discontinued use.

                  • Skin Type:
                  • Dry
                  • Age:
                  • 18-29
                   
                  5.0

                  Works great on my hypersensitive neck

                  By Super Virgo

                  from Rochester, NY

                  About Me Budget Buyer

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Gentle
                  • Improves Skin Texture
                  • Leaves Clean Feel
                  • Moisturizing

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Dry Skin
                    • Sensitive Skin

                    Comments about CALM Toner for Normal to Dry Skin - 4 oz:

                    I use this product on the hypersensitive skin on my neck and behind my knees. It gently hydrates and soothes without causing any irritation or redness. I can't understand why this super product isn't more highly rated.

                     
                    2.0

                    Burns my skin

                    By Emmy

                    from New York

                    About Me Brand Buyer

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                      • Irritates Skin

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about CALM Toner for Normal to Dry Skin - 4 oz:

                        I used this product for the first time yesterday. I was surprised with how it gave me a burning sensation. Especially since it's for redness relief. I also woke up with tiny little red bumps all over my face and since this was the only new product I used I'm pinning it on this. I would return it but you have to pay to ship it back so il just keep it and try it again. But they know that most people don't want to pay to have it shipped back and end up keeping a product they are unhappy with.

                        Service and delivery comments:

                        Delivery was prompt.

                         
                        5.0

                        favorite toner

                        By chi

                        from FL

                        About Me Budget Buyer

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

                        • Balances Skin
                        • Gentle
                        • Improves Skin Texture
                        • Leaves Clean Feel
                        • Moisturizing
                        • Not Greasy
                        • Smells Great

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Acne-Prone Skin
                          • All Skin Types
                          • Daily Use
                          • Dry Skin
                          • Sensitive Skin

                          Comments about CALM Toner for Normal to Dry Skin - 4 oz:

                          I've never had a toner that didn't smell like garbage until this one. Nice packaging. Thick in texture and I can actually feel it working.

                          (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          4.0

                          I would buy again but not for redness

                          By Beirness

                          from Toronto, ON

                          About Me Brand Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Gentle
                          • Moisturizing

                          Cons

                          • Ineffective

                          Best Uses

                          • Daily Use
                          • Dry Skin
                          • Sensitive Skin

                          Comments about CALM Toner for Normal to Dry Skin - 4 oz:

                          Nice, milky, formula that hydrates my dry sensitive skin. I have mild redness that I thought this could help, I also bought the face wash, serum and sunscreen. Unfortunately I don't find this line does anything for my redness.

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