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Dermalogica

UltraCalming Serum Concentrate

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UltraCalming Serum Concentrate is the antidote for skin sensitivity: a super-concentrated serum from Dermalogica that helps calm, restore and defend sensitized skin. Contains no artificial fragrance or color.

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After cleansing and spraying with Ultra Calming Mist, apply a generous amount to face, neck and chest with light, upward strokes. Use twice daily, morning and night. For additional moisturization, follow application with Barrier Repair or recommended Dermalogica Moisturizer.
Water/Aqua/Eau, Glycerin, Clyclomethicone, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil, Dimethicone, Behenyl Alcohol, Butylene Glycol, Cetearyl Alcohol, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Portulaca Oleracea Extract, Ophiopogon Japonicas Root Extract, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract, Coco-Glucoside, Acetyl Tetrapeptide-15, Pentylene Glycol, Hydroxyphenyl Propamidobenzoic Acid, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Bisabolol, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract, Boerhavia Diffusa Root Extract, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Phytosterols, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Extract, Decyl Glucoside, Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Oil, Sodium Hyaluronate, Polysorbate 60, Limonene, Linalool.

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DermalogicaUltraCalming Serum Concentrate
 
4.6

(based on 139 reviews)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (114)
  • Soothes skin (106)
  • Moisturizes (93)
  • Non-greasy (93)
  • Softens skin (77)

Cons

  • Not effective (5)
  • Pricey / poor value (4)
  • Irritates skin (3)
  • Pricey (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (111)
  • Sensitive skin (101)
  • Redness/ blotchiness (86)
  • Uneven skin tone (29)
  • Fine lines/wrinkles (15)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (66), Survivalist / minimalist (52), Beauty expert (7)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (70), Dry (38), Normal (14), Oily (9)

Reviewed by 139 customers

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5.0

I use it as a face lotion, it's that good!

By Chrissy

from Fargo, ND

About Me Beauty Conscious

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Moisturizes
  • Non-Greasy
  • Soothes Skin

Cons

  • Pricey

Best Uses

  • Daily Use
  • Redness/ Blotchiness
  • Sensitive Skin
  • Uneven Skin Tone

Comments about Dermalogica UltraCalming Serum Concentrate:

It's all I use after the ultra calming cleanser, and it works fantastic. Smooths out your skin, and heals any blotchy patches too. Very happy with this product.

The bottle goes a long way for its size but is still pretty pricey, considering I use it up in about 3 months. I'll love the product but will probably try something else out, I just can't justify paying that price for it every 3 months.

  • Skin Type:
  • Oily
  • Age:
  • 18-29
 
2.0

Irritates Skin

By Maddie

from Oxnard, CA

About Me Beauty Conscious

Pros

  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Dries Skin
  • Irritates Skin
  • Not Effective
  • Seperates

Best Uses

  • Inflamed skin
  • Redness/ Blotchiness

Comments about Dermalogica UltraCalming Serum Concentrate:

I really want to like Dermalogica but their products seem to be too harsh for my skin - even the ultracalming products. Every time I put this on it seemed to calm my skin until I started having reactions. I have sensitive skin, so I thought this product would work for my redness/inflamed skin. It started stinging about 7 days after use. I'm sure this product works wonders for others, but I have to be gentle as acne is a curse that runs in my family. I've pretty bummed that I have to return something that was recommended.

  • Skin Type:
  • Oily
  • Age:
  • 18-29

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

LOVE LOVE LOVE this product!

By Brandi

from Mount Pleasant, SC

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Moisturizes
  • Non-Greasy
  • Smells Great
  • Softens Skin
  • Soothes Skin

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Redness/ Blotchiness
    • Sensitive Skin
    • Uneven Skin Tone

    Comments about Dermalogica UltraCalming Serum Concentrate:

    I was using Exuvience's Ultra Calming Serum, which also works great. But this product smells better, works better, and for a more reasonable price.
    I combine the "Ultra Calming" products with the "Age Smart" products and couldn't be more pleased.

    • Skin Type:
    • Dry
    • Age:
    • 30-44

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    It works!

    By Jrob4175

    from Okemos, MI

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Moisturizes
    • Non-Greasy
    • Soothes Skin

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Redness/ Blotchiness
      • Sensitive Skin

      Comments about Dermalogica UltraCalming Serum Concentrate:

      This product was recommended during my Dermalogica Skin Bar service & I LOVE it! I tend to be red in my cheek area all the time & this product really calms my skin down to make my makeup look great. It's a nice lightweight formula & never feels greasy. It really soothes. It's pricey for the small bottle, but a little goes a long way. I use religiously morning & night and a bottle lasts near 3 months.

      • Skin Type:
      • Combination
      • Age:
      • 30-44

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      I will continue using this product!!!

      By Fountain of youth

      from Joliet, Illinois

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Moisturizes
      • Non-Greasy
      • Smells Great
      • Softens Skin
      • Soothes Skin

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Redness/ Blotchiness
        • Sensitive Skin
        • Uneven Skin Tone

        Comments about Dermalogica UltraCalming Serum Concentrate:

        Dermalogica for sensitive skin is a wonderful step by step process that can repair the most difficult skin. I have rosacea and extremely sensitive skin on my hands. I have seen 80% improvement in 9 months.

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

        Saved my Face!!

        By Dresslips62

        from Michigan City, Indiana

        Comments about Dermalogica UltraCalming Serum Concentrate:

        I am the biggest fan of Dermalogica now that I have Rosacea and started using the Sensitive Skin Products. It helps calm the redness in my face and it is just an amazing product. It is lightweight and smells good. I use the Ultra Calming Barrier Repair after this. It works perfect together. I highly recommend!

         
        3.0

        Job done

        By DT

        from Wisconsin

        Comments about Dermalogica UltraCalming Serum Concentrate:

        My favorite thing about this is that it's so so light. You don't feel like your skin is suffocating after using it yet it does the magic. A little goes a long way. I love that you could add it to your favorite product and get benefits of both. I recieved this product complimentary for review

        • Age:
        • 18-29

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Perfect for Redness and Dry Skin

        By Ashley

        from Virginiia

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Moisturizes
        • Non-Greasy
        • Reduces Redness
        • Smells Great
        • Softens Skin
        • Soothes Skin

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Redness/ Blotchiness
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about Dermalogica UltraCalming Serum Concentrate:

          Daily use

          • Skin Type:
          • Dry
          • Age:
          • 30-44
           
          5.0

          Love this line

          By Juliette303

          from State College Pa

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Moisturizes
          • Softens Skin
          • Soothes Skin

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about Dermalogica UltraCalming Serum Concentrate:

            This ultra calming line is amazing when used together!

            • Skin Type:
            • Dry
            • Age:
            • 30-44

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            This is my must have!

            By Kat

            from Round Rock, TX

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Moisturizes
            • Non-Greasy
            • Smells Great
            • Soothes Skin

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about Dermalogica UltraCalming Serum Concentrate:

              I use this daily and is the only thing I have found for my sensitive skin that doesn't burn. It's light weight, non greasy and smells fantastic. My skin drinks it up! It is so soothing and cools my face. I highly recommend this product.

              • Skin Type:
              • Dry
              • Age:
              • 60+

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              • Q:

                I got super horrible skin damaged like chemical burn by OleHenrisksen skin treatment with AHA in it.been suffering over 2months not being able to use any serums,moisturizers that are not super gentle pure organic/natural/non toxic etc and all that. Do you think this is safe to use it to recover my damaged skin and does heal my skin too?
                Asked on 3/27/2018 by Sukipoo from Sandiego,CA

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  We recommend that you use Ultra Calming Cleanser and Barrier Repair. If you skin does not show improvement soon please see a doctor.

                  Answered on 3/28/2018 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
              • Q:

                I recently had a bad reaction to a waxing on my face, and have experienced a terrible break out and skin irritation. Could this product help soothe the reaction I am having? i.e. break out, red bumps, ingrown hairs, redness etc. I was using a clearing product with salicylic acid but I think it is just making things worse!
                Asked on 2/22/2018 by Derma Gal from Atlanta

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Yes, Ultra Calming Serum Concentrate can help to sooth and heal post waxing trama.

                  Answered on 2/26/2018 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
              • Q:

                I've been using the Normal to Oily line since I have oily, acne prone skin and it works wonderfully, but lately the skin on my cheeks/nose has felt more sensitive, dry, and a bit red from the harsh weather this winter. Would you recommend I add the Calm Water Gel, the barrier defense booster, or something completely different to my skin care routine?
                Asked on 2/17/2018 by Shelly from Minnesota

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  For your oily skin we recommend layering Calm Water Gel under your current moisturizer. You can also add a few drops of Barrier Defense Booster into your moisturizer at night.

                  Answered on 2/21/2018 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
              • Q:

                Hello
                I have just started two prescription treatments for acne scars and hyperpigmenation. It is a high potency Vit C in the a.m. and a Retinol at night. I don't plan to start using these daily as I am afraid of irritation. I am looking for a serum to use on the "off" days (something gentle to soothe and hydrate) as I like to apply serums. Would this be a good choice or would you recommend something else?
                Asked on 2/10/2018 by Michelle from MI

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  We recommend using Barrier Defense Booster on your off days from your prescription products.

                  Answered on 2/16/2018 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
              • Q:

                I have a super oily t zone and very sensitive skin. Was using boot botanical ultra calming facial serum and they stopped making it! Tried a product at lush and my face gets to oily ! Anyone have this issue and use this? Does it cause your skin to be oily ??
                Asked on 8/20/2017 by Lexi from Chesapeake va

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hello Lexi:

                  Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Ultracalming Serum Concentrate provides enough hydration for oily to normal skin conditions. It helps to calm and restore sensitive skin. This provides enough hydration that you may not need to use a moisturizer on top. The texture is not heavy or greasy in texture.

                  Best Regards,

                  The Dermalogica Team

                  Best Regards,

                  The Dermalogica Team

                  Answered on 8/21/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
              • Q:

                Will this product assist with redness due to broken capillaries?
                Asked on 7/12/2017 by Nikki from Mays Landing

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hello Nikki:

                  Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. The Ultra Calming products will help including Ultracalming Concentrate, however you will not see significant improvement from dilated capillaries. Laser treatments would be the most beneficial option and then use Ultra calming products for after care.

                  Best Regards,

                  The Dermalogica Team

                  Answered on 7/12/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
              • Q:

                I currently use Dermalogica's Special Clearing Booster and sometimes it makes my skin a little red and dry. Can I use this in conjunction with that to help with the irritation? If so, which product should I apply first?
                Asked on 6/15/2017 by BeetleBai from Naples, FL

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hello There:

                  Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. The Special Clearing Booster may irritate very sensitive skin. Since you are experiencing redness we advise you to consider using the Breakout Control instead. It is gentle, effective, controls and prevents breakouts. Please let us know if you have any further questions.

                  Best Regards,

                  The Dermalogica Team

                  Answered on 6/16/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
              • Q:

                I have adult acne/rosacea. I'm on prescriptions creams to help but most daytime moisturizers sting my skin, is this product ok to use? Should I use another moisturizer over this? My skin can get oily during the day
                Asked on 3/26/2017 by Leighann from Rhode island

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Thank you for your inquiry. We recommend that you start with this serum alone and see how your skin does using this product as your moisturizer. We recommend using Super Sensitive Shield SPF30 over it to protect your skin.

                  Answered on 3/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
              • Q:

                I'm 43 and I have sensitive combo skin prone to redness all over and dry patches around my eyes and lips. What can I use after the Ultracalming Serum to combat fine lines and the deeper wrinkles on my forehead? Barrier Repair doesn't seem to help that. Thanks.
                Asked on 2/26/2017 by MinimalistBeauty

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Thank you for your inquiry. MultiVitamin Power Serum seems to be tolerated by sensitive skin and will address the signs of aging. Layer MultiVitamin Power Serum over Ultra Calming Serum Concentrate morning and night under moisturizer.

                  Answered on 2/28/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
              • Q:

                I use the hydration booster in some areas on my face when I am feeling dry after cleansing. Especially in the winter months. How do I use that in conjunction with this product? Also is this noncomedogenic?
                Asked on 1/30/2017 by Ker from Iowa

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Thank you for your inquiry. Apply Ultracalming Serum Concentrate all over face first and then apply Skin Hydrating Booster alone or mixed into your moisturizer. All Dermalogica products are formulated without comedogenic ingredients.

                  Answered on 1/30/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
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