The Best Face Creams for Irritated Skin

Dealing with inflamed and irritated skin seriously sucks and it’s something I deal with a lot, but over the years, I’ve discovered several creams that work for the various issues and irritations that pop up with my skin so that the inflammation, redness, acne, dryness or whatever issues I’m dealing with can be solved quickly, gently, and easily. These are the best face creams for irritated skin that I’ve tried and work best for me 🙂 I hope they help you out the next time irritation strikes ♥

The Best Face Creams for Irritated Skin

antonia burrell cream supreme

Antonia Burrell Cream Supreme // Click Here to Read My Review

This is my holy grail face cream for anything acne, pigmentation, or blackhead related. It is incredibly pricey, but incredibly worth it. It has a patented herbal complex in the formula that really and truly brings an insane amount of calm and clarity to my skin and I’ve found nothing that rivals it in the years I’ve been blogging.

celsus scar cream

Celsus Bio-Intelligence Natural Scar Cream // Click Here to Read My Review

This natural scar cream is amazing for so many things, but I mainly like using it as a scar cream, stretch mark cream, and also whenever my skin is exceedingly dry. It works well for these things. I’ve seen my acne scars and stretch marks greatly diminished from using this over a few months and it’s a wonderful everyday moisturizer if you’re dealing with dry skin. It will not clog pores if you have acne prone or sensitive skin so that’s also a big plus for someone like me!

zyderma hs cream

Zyderma HS Cream // Click Here to Read My Review

Zyderma HS Cream is a wonderful option for anyone who has sensitive or dry skin and is dealing with redness, breakouts, and needs a soothing, clarifying, antibacterial cream. The formula includes antibacterial ingredients like nano-free MicroSilver BG and is incredibly gentle and soothing to skin.


Argentum Apothecary La Potion Infinie // Click Here to Read My Review

La Potion Infinie is one of the few creams that came close to rivaling my favorite, Antonia Burrell Cream Supreme (shown above). It has a bit of a different function from the Cream Supreme because it focuses more on anti-aging properties, though I personally think it would be equally beneficial for acne prone skin, especially given that the formula includes an infusion of silver hydrosol and DNA HP (naturally marine sourced) which help to hydrate skin while also fighting free radical damage, smoothing fine lines, encouraging collagen and elastin production, and fighting acne-causing bacteria. This one is more expensive than the Cream Supreme, but the jar is larger and lasts longer, in my opinion, so I guess that makes sense. Both products are very much luxury level creams.

herbfarmacy starweed face cream

Harbfarmacy Starweed Face Cream // Click Here to Read My Review

A more wallet-friendly cream, this gentle face cream from Herbfarmacy is formulated with organic ingredients sourced directly from the Herbfarmacy farm in UK. It’s gentle enough for sensitive skin and won’t clog acne prone skin which makes it perfect for hydrating and soothing dry, winter skin. It leaves a slight residue that goes away once it’s completely absorbed into the skin and smells lovely.

odacite beauty day moisturizer cream

Odacite Beautiful Day Moisturizer Cream with MSM & DMAE // Click Here to Read My Review

The Beautiful Day Moisturizer is a nice hydrating face cream that’s just below $100 and includes many of the benefits of the previous creams, though not nearly as potent, in my opinion. It’s organic formula takes a very gentle approach to hydrating and soothing skin while using natural MSM and DMAE to smooth fine lines, plump, and firm skin. Various other plant ingredients fight off free radical damage, soothe and soften skin texture.

pai skincare echium eye cream

Pai Echium Eye Cream // Click Here to Read My Review

For people like me who have trouble finding an eye cream that doesn’t give them milia, this is for you! This eye cream is one of the very few (that I can count on one hand) eye products that doesn’t irritate my eye area or give me milia. It’s super hydrating and softening and one of the few eye creams I’ve ever seen a noticeable difference using. It’s just amazing. Try it. Love it. Thank me later.

first aid beauty ultra repair cream

First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream // Click Here to Read My Review

If you happen to deal with irritated skin, this is a great affordable option that’s gentle enough to use on face and body. It’s not the most natural formula ever, but it does has colloidal oatmeal which is very soothing and hydrating to skin irritations like keratosis pilaris, all kinds of eczema, and atopic dermatitis. I’ve used this one on both my face and body to great effect.

Mahalo Rare Indigo Balm

MAHALO Rare Indigo Balm // Click Here to Read My Review

Last, but not least, is the Mahalo Rare Indigo Beauty Balm. I know it’s not technically a cream, but I wanted to include it because it’s so damn soothing! The scent calms my mind before bed, the light,but nourishing balm melts in my fingers and is easily patted into skin and absorbed. It’s great for dry skin, redness, and even acne, in my opinion. The balm isn’t heavy at all, though it is very hydrating, and won’t clog pores so if you have acne prone skin and are dealing with dryness, this is a great choice. It’s pricey, but will last you ages as you literally need less than a dime size worth of balm for your entire face, neck, and decolleté.

the best natural face creams for irritated skin

What Are Your Favorite Creams for Irritated Skin?


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34 thoughts on “The Best Face Creams for Irritated Skin

  1. February 18, 2016 at 10:11 AM

    I’m definitely saving this for later! I have been in desperate need of a new skincare regimen. Thanks for the info!

    1. February 18, 2016 at 12:14 PM

      hope this helps you out! All of these are really great creams 🙂 Thanks for visiting, Alicia! ♥

  2. February 19, 2016 at 6:09 AM

    Thank you Tianna for including us! <3 <3 <3

  3. February 19, 2016 at 6:45 PM

    So many great products! The First Aid Beauty cream works wonders in the winter months and I think I’d like to try the Argentum! Thank you for sharing this!

    Doused In Pink
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    1. February 23, 2016 at 10:42 AM

      definitely! I’ve tried all of them and these are definitely all great ones. Argentum is such a luxury treat! FAB always gets the job done 😀 thanks for stopping by Jill!

  4. February 19, 2016 at 10:30 PM

    Definitely need to try celsus, seems interesting. During the colder months, my skin is completely dry, specially my hands. First Aid Beauty Cream works wonders.
    Thank you for linking up with Weekend Wear, have a great weekend!

    1. February 23, 2016 at 11:02 AM

      it is great for dry skin, scarring, and works quick! I love FAB as well! thanks for stopping by ♥

  5. February 20, 2016 at 2:43 PM

    Great products, I have to look into most of them since they are pretty new to me. Thank you for linking up with Weekend Wear Fridays.

    xo Sheree
    IG: @poshclassymom

  6. February 21, 2016 at 10:25 AM

    One other amazing cream is also The Putty from Graydon<3 I almost finished it, which doesn't happen to often to me,especially when it comes to face products 🙂 xx
    Jana recently posted…Gaia Creams has products for men too?!My Profile

  7. February 22, 2016 at 3:54 PM

    Thanks for keeping the Blogger’s Pit Stop users informed on these helpful products.

    1. February 23, 2016 at 11:07 AM

      absolutely! Hope you found them helpful 🙂

  8. February 22, 2016 at 8:30 PM

    Thank you for sharing this at #100HappyDays! I currently have a rash on my face and so it was good to learn about my options.

    1. February 23, 2016 at 11:21 AM

      of course! hope these help you find some relief ♥

  9. February 23, 2016 at 11:18 AM

    Saving this list for later! Thanks!!

  10. February 23, 2016 at 7:42 PM

    Such a great roundup! Thanks so much for sharing :]

    ​xx katie // a touch of teal

    1. February 24, 2016 at 8:20 AM

      of course – hope you found it helpful! thanks for visiting Katie 🙂

  11. February 24, 2016 at 7:52 AM

    These all sound dreamy! I’m totally lost when it comes to skin care products so I definitely appreciate you taking the guesswork out of which ones will work best. I can’t wait to try them! Hope you have an awesome day, CoCo

    1. February 24, 2016 at 2:35 PM

      they are all really good! I hope you find some great products to try 🙂 Thanks for visiting Coco!

  12. February 24, 2016 at 2:56 PM

    This is an awesome list! My face gets super dry in the winter and my current face cream just isn’t doing the job. Looking into all of these now! Thanks for sharing at Inspiration Thursday.

    1. February 25, 2016 at 10:59 AM

      I’m glad you find it helpful, Lela! These will definitely help you out 🙂 Hope you find some good products to try ♥

  13. Shelly S.
    February 24, 2016 at 5:14 PM

    I love the Antonia Burrell Cream Supreme! I am on my second jar. It has really helped calm my acne down and smells great! I just wanted to ask you what product you might recommend for skin that has large pores, or looks more like an orange peel? My skin looks great at night and indoors, but when I am outside…yikes. Appreciate it. Thanks!

    1. February 25, 2016 at 11:09 AM

      ME TOO! It’s definitely like my holy grail cream for all of my skin troubles. and it does smell so yummy! Sometimes large pores can be genetic, but if it’s not due to genetics, then you could be dealing with clogged pores, dullness (dry skin not sloughing off), etc. If that’s the case, then I would try using a cleansing balm or oil and doing daily face massages and then using a toner before you apply your creams/serums at night. The cleansing balm or oil massage (use upward strokes) will help to slough off dead skin and get any gunk out of your pores that making them appear larger and help smooth and soften your skin’s texture (which may be causing the orange peel effect). Toners are great for toning your skin (get it lol) and many of them have astringent ingredients which literally help to firm/tighten up your skin and it should help out with that. Also, if your skin is particularly imbalanced or clogged, you may also want to take a look at your diet. Are you getting enough water? Do you eat 7-9 total of servings of fruits, veggies, and leafy greens each day? Are you getting enough sleep? All of these are factors that play into the health of your skin. Also, if you consume too much sugar and eat too many processed foods, that can affect your skin as well.

      Low down on facial cleansing methods >>>

      Products I recommend >>> Antonia Burrell Cleansing Oil, One Love Organics Vitamin B Cleansing Oil, Suti Cleanse Balm, Herbfarmacy Mallow Beauty Balm. For toners, try the Apoterra Rose Toner, May Lindstrom Jasmine Garden, or True Nature Botanicals Pacific Mist. Reviews for these are on my blog – just type them into search (everything except jasmine garden!)

      1. Shelly S.
        February 26, 2016 at 7:26 PM

        Wow! Thanks so much for the advice. I never heard of the Antonia Burrell Cream until I came upon your website, so I thank you for that lol! I have enjoyed using it. I will definitely give your recommendations a try! I admit, my diet needs a major overhaul. I have a bit of a sweet tooth 🙁 I am trying though to eat better. Love your post!

        1. March 1, 2016 at 9:47 AM

          Absolutely 🙂 It’s one of my absolute favorites! I know what you mean. I have such a crazy sweet tooth! I’m currently on a sugar detox lol. We all just do our best to improve, little by little 🙂 Thanks for stopping by Shelly ♥

      2. Shelly S.
        February 26, 2016 at 7:28 PM

        BTW, do you know where in the US they sell the Herbfarmacy Mallow Beauty Balm? I can only find UK sites. Thanks!

  14. February 26, 2016 at 9:13 AM

    Wow, such an amazing roundup of face creams! The last one really intrigues me, especially with that pretty color!

    1. February 26, 2016 at 5:00 PM

      thanks Cara 🙂 The color of the last balm comes from the Rare Indigo in the formula – it smells amazing too! Definitely one of my favorite products for irritated skin 🙂 thanks for stopping by ♥

  15. February 27, 2016 at 4:20 PM

    I love the Soothe product line from Rodan+Fields 🙂

    1. March 1, 2016 at 10:52 AM

      I haven’t tried that – thanks for sharing – I will give it a look! ♥

  16. February 29, 2016 at 11:19 AM

    I love the First Aid cream! It really absorbs nicely and leaves such a nice smooth feel to the skin. I gave my husband a sampler size to carry with him because his elbows get very dry and cracked and he loves it as well.

    Thank you so much for sharing with us on the Friday Funday blog hop! #FFBH

    1. March 1, 2016 at 11:21 AM

      that’s awesome! FAB cream is really lovely. Glad you like it too 🙂

  17. Lena Tatum
    April 28, 2016 at 3:39 PM

    i been looking for something that would not Irritate

  18. Jessica
    May 17, 2016 at 11:10 AM

    I haven’t heard of any of these creams! They look really interesting though!
    Jeans and a Teacup

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