Our Favorite Cooling Skincare Products to Help You Chill Out

August 05, 2022
Alanna Martine Kilkeary
By: Alanna Martine Kilkeary | skincare.com by L'Oréal
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Cooling skincare products are especially useful for those dealing with puffiness, redness and sensitivity because they will instantly calm and soothe your complexion. From face masks and under-eye depuffers to serums and creams, these formulas are a must for hot, humid days during summertime. Pro tip: Store them in the fridge for an extra refreshing effect. Ahead, we rounded up the best cooling skincare products to keep you chill all season — just don’t forget the insulated cosmetic bags if you’re traveling!

Kiehl's Calendula Petal-Infused Calming Mask 

Commonly known as marigolds, calendula are a summer blooming flower that’s known for its skin soothing and cooling properties. This mask combines those benefits with aloe vera to not only cool your skin, but also to hydrate and refresh it, too.

L’Oréal Paris Rosy Tone Cooling Night Moisturizer

For a cooling moisturizer that helps firm the skin, opt for this moisturizer by L’Oréal Paris. It works to minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles with imperial peony and exfoliating lipo-hydroxy-acid. Apply it at night and wake up with a refreshed, rosy complexion.

Skinceuticals Phyto Corrective Mask

This mask is especially beneficial for after a day in the sun, as it cools and calms on contact thanks to highly-concentrated botanical extracts, a calming dipeptide and hyaluronic acid. Clinically proven to reduce redness and discomfort, reach for this after a hot bath, a day of swimming or even after IPL to soothe your skin.

TULA Glow & Get It Cooling & Brightening Eye Balm 

Trying to achieve that effortless-looking summer glow? This eye balm is designed to give you an instant pick-me-up, thanks to hyaluronic acid, plus a combination of probiotics and other natural ingredients. The travel-friendly size is also perfect for tossing into your carry-on, so you can de-puff while jet setting this season.

Renee Rouleau Luxe Mint Renewal Cleanser

For an instant refresh in the morning, evening or after a tough workout, this gel cleanser will wake up both you and your skin. It contains spearmint leaf oil and peppermint oil, which gives it a minty scent and instantly makes skin feel fresh.

Hero Superfuel Serum Stick

A single swipe of this hydrating serum will keep your skin ready for whatever summer throws your way. Its calming formula of prebiotics and antioxidants helps protect your skin’s microbiome, making it ideal for applying before masking up or hitting a workout class.

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