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calm water gel

weightless water-gel moisturizer

Weightless water-gel moisturizer hydrates dry, sensitive skin. Refreshing gel formula transforms into a skin-quenching fluid upon application, forming a weightless barrier against environmental assault.Learn More

Weightless water-gel moisturizer hydrates dry, sensitive skin.Learn More

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calm water gel

Weightless water-gel moisturizer hydrates dry, sensitive skin. Refreshing gel formula transforms into a skin-quenching fluid upon application, forming a weightless barrier against environmental assault. Dual Hyaluronic Acid technology works in different skin surface layers to increase and lock in moisture. Apple Fruit Extract and Glycerin hydrate and soften while defending skin against dryness. Cactus Pear Extract helps soothe sensitivity and imparts water-binding properties to help support healthy moisture balance.
Although there is no standard for establishing a gluten-free designation for topical skin care products, independent laboratory testing confirms that this formula surpasses the US FDA (Food and Drug Administration) ingestible standards and can therefore be considered gluten-free.
Formulated without animal-derived ingredients
Formulated without artificial fragrances and colors
no artificial fragrances and colors
Formulated without Parabens
Certified cruelty-free by Leaping Bunny and PETA


  • Provides immediate hydration to dry, irritated skin.
  • Softens, soothes and calms.
  • Locks in moisture and defends skin against dryness.

how to use

Squeeze a small amount into palm and rub hands together to activate. Pat gently onto face and neck. Use twice a day for continuous relief.

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Water/Aqua/Eau, Glycerin, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe) Leaf Juice, Dimethicone, Butylene Glycol, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, 1,2-Hexanediol, Diethylhexyl Carbonate, Opuntia Ficus-Indica Stem Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Hydrolyzed Sodium Hyaluronate, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Extract, Stearyl Heptanoate, Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 Dimethicone, Hydroxyacetophenone, Sea Salt, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Stearyl Caprylate, Lauryl PEG-9 Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone, Potassium Sorbate, Citric Acid, Sodium Benzoate, Disodium Phosphate, *Linalool,* Limonene. *Linalool and Limonene have not been added to the formula, but are natural components of the Lavender essential oil in the formula.

Dermalogica is dedicated to maintaining the accuracy of the ingredient lists on this website. However, because ingredients are subject to change, we cannot guarantee that these lists are complete, up-to-date and/or error-free. For an accurate listing of ingredients in each product, please refer to your product packaging.

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Love It!


This is an essential product to use.

Rio Rancho, NM




Yesterday I bought Calm Water Gel at the Ulta store in Rego Park New York. I opened the tube today and nothing came out. Does the water gel dry up? Or maybe this retail chain is selling old tubes or reselling empty tubes.

Forest Hills, New York


Jury still out


I bought this because I have really sensitive skin and wanted something to calm the redness. I haven't noticed that happening. Redness still the same. Although it does feel good on my skin. Dermalogica just came out with a new product: Redness Relief Essence. I've ordered it and hope it does a better job at reducing redness on my skin.

Shenandoah Valley, VA


My complexion seems brighter


After toner but before moisturizer

Rochester NY


I love how light and refreshing this moisturizer feels


This is my second purchase of this product and I am loving it. The first time I bought it I was looking for a moisturizer for the times during my seasonal skin changes. During the summer months my skin is exposed to the sun and elements more as I spend time in the outdoor environment. The hotter months bring perspiration and dirt. I often apply sunscreen in addition to my regular moisturizer, so I light the lighter feel of calm water gel. Immediately after first application my skin is left with the feeling of dewy freshness and it maintains this lovely balance throughout the day.

Keller, Wa


This feels great in my skin


I use it every night



My third re-purchase


I initially tried Calm Water Gel because it was recommended for highly sensitive skin. Most products irritate my skin and this does not. This gel along with the Ultra Calming cleanser works really well to make my skin look and feel less dry. It has a wonderful texture that just sinks right in the skin like drink of water.

Los Angeles, CA


I like this product for mornings


I think this is a great product but I feel it's not heavy enough for night use. My skin is not all sensitive so I use a heavier active moist at night and the gel in the am





I was expecting more of a lotion but this was effective in moisturizing. It makes my skin feel amazing.



Love This Moisturizer!!!


I have super sensitive skin that gets irritated very easily, and this moisturizer has been perfect! I just pat it on as it says to....it's really light and silky, with no awful odor like some other brands. It's mild, but just enough moisture to restore my skin. I use this after I wash with the sensitive creamy cleanser. My skin feels fresh and soft :)




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Hi - ive washed my face before bed - do i now put this on and thats it? Nothing else. I think thats correct but please confirm.


Hello, Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Yes, you can use this alone as your moisturizer step. Kind Regards, Bernadette


Could you tell me the difference between Active moist and Cool water gel? I have combination oily in the T-Zone and dry on the sides. What is the difference in how they work? Thanks!


Hello, Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Calm Water Gel is a gel cream that hydrates without being greasy. It is also combats redness and irritation. Active Moist is a light weight moisturizer that is very hydrating without being greasy. It has silk amino acids, cucumber and ivy. Kind Regards, Bernadette


I have perioral dermatitis because of stress. What would you recommend?


Hello, Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Try the whole Ultra Calming Kit to soothe the skin and restore the barrier. Kind Regards, Bernadette


Is the calm water gel oil free?


Hello , Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. This product contains soothing botanical oils. Kind Regards, Bernadette


Which product provides better hydration...calm water gel or the barrier repair


Hi There, Calm Water Gel is more hydrating. Thanks


Hello Does the calm water gel or the skin smoothing cream have more Hyaluronic Acid?


Hello, Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Calm Water Gel has more hyaluronic acid. Kind Regards, Bernadette


Is it oil free?


Hello, Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. It is light weight but not oil free. Kind Regards, Bernadette


Is this water gel oil-free?


Hello, Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. It is light weight but it is not oil free. Kind Regards, Bernadette


I am 33 years old, have oily but dry skin and have hormonal acne. I currently use medibac cleanser, multi active toner, and active moist morning and night, along with precleanse at night as well. I have tried using the skin smoothing cream and intensive moisture balance to help with dry and flakiness issues, but both made my skin breakout. I've read the questions and answers regarding the calm water gel with acne problems and understand it's a lighter weight, but more hydrating. My question is, would it be more beneficial to use it rather than active moist as the other moisturizers are too heavy for my skin?


Hello, Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Add Skin Hydrating Booster to Active Moist for best results. Kind Regards, Bernadette


Can I use this alone at night or do I have to use the cleanser before?


Hello, Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Cleanse first and apply Calm Water Gel as a moisturizer. Kind Regards, Bernadette


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