6 Products That Calm Down Freaked-Out Skin

We’re all entitled to freak out every now and then, but when our skin does it, it can be a problem. Just like we self-soothe our own stress with time-tested calming solutions, our skin needs a little TLC, too. Try these products next time your skin gets out of control.


Yes to Cucumbers Calming Night Cream

Not only does this lightweight cream give your skin a hydrating boost thanks to grapeseed oil, but it also contains relaxation-inducing ingredients like chamomile and aloe, so you and your face can calm down together. $15, yestocarrots.com


Boscia Cool Blue Calming Mask

This peel-off mask is rich in relaxing ingredients, including sea whip, a powerful anti-inflammatory; willow herb, which reduced redness; aloe vera to hydrate, heal and promote elasticity; and peppermint-derived frescolat, which provides a long-lasting cooling sensation. $34, boscia.com


Earth’s Nectar Green Olive and Lavender Scalp Oil

When your scalp starts to freak out, it can lead to more than just a bad hair day. Stop itching, dandruff and discomfort in their tracks with this calming oil, infused with extracts of lavender and green olives. $19, earthsnectar.com


H20 Plus Sea Lavender Body Wash

Wash away your woes and cleanse your skin with this calming body wash. Sea lavender extract softens skin while red algae and vitamin E nourishes it. And, the calming scent of water lily, aquatic musk and lavender will put you in a tranquil state of mind. $18, h20plus.com


Burt’s Bees Soothing Lip Balm

Your lips need a little love, too. Give them a moment to cool down with this balm, which uses menthol and eucalyptus oil to soothe even the most seriously chapped lips, and shea butter to moisturize and rejuvenate your depleted pout. $3, burtsbees.com


Dr. Andrew Weil for Origins Mega-Mushroom Skin Relief Soothing Face Cream

This luxe face cream is formulated with narcissus lily bulbs, which optimize skin’s defenses to prevent future damage. It also hydrates and calms skin while visibly reducing redness and sensitivity. $63, origins.com