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Calming Force Clear Skin Serum

De-stresses inflammation-prone skin

Regular price $64.00
Regular price Sale price $64.00

A gentle yet effective hydrating serum for stressed skin troubled by blemishes, clogged pores, dark spots and redness.

  • Lightweight and fast absorbing.
  • Packed with proven actives niacinamide, salicylic acid, MSM, licorice root and panthenol.
  • Skin-friendly 5.0-5.5 pH.

Key Actives & Ingredients

Niacinamide reduces redness and helps fade dark spots left by prior breakouts while helping skin stay hydrated.

Salicylic acid gently exfoliates inside pores to alleviate congestion.

Licorice root extract has a gentle brightening and soothing action to reduce redness and dark spots.

MSM (a form of sulphur) soothes sensitive skin.

Hyaluronic acid binds moisture to the skin, boosting hydration while minimizing fine lines and other signs of aging.

Panthenol softens and soothes irritation and inflammation for smooth, calm skin.

Saccharide isomerate binds moisture to the skin’s surface for up to 72 hours for long lasting hydration.

Scroll down for the full ingredients list.

How to Use

Use your fingertips to smooth a small amount onto the skin. Do not mix/layer with acidic products, such as vitamin C, AHAs, or exfoliants. These may cause a reaction with ingredients in this product.

About Activist Skincare

Activist is sustainable skincare driven by active ingredients, in refillable packaging that reduces CO2 emissions and plastic waste. Vegan & cruelty free, ethically made in Los Angeles and member of 1% For the Planet.

  • Powerful anti-inflammatory actives

    A powerfully soothing array of actives calm inflammation, which is the cause of both acne and premature skin aging.

  • Clears pores to prevent breakouts

    A gentle dose of salicylic acid treats congested pores while panthenol, MSM and licorice root help calm red, angry skin.

  • Evens skin tone & dark acne marks

    Niacinamide (5%) helps prevent post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation and gradually lightens existing marks.

  • Clean & Sustainable

    We formulate using green, ethically sourced ingredients free of parabens, sulfates, silicones and other toxins.

  • Refillable & Eco-Friendly

    Our packaging is reduces waste, from refillable glass containers and minimalist refill pouches to plastic-free shipping mailers.

  • Vegan & Cruelty Free

    No animal testing or animal-derived ingredients, with the exception of organic beeswax in our sunscreens.


Powerfully calming active ingredients to the rescue

Calming Force Serum is a multi-tasker that soothes breakout-prone skin and fights off the signs of premature aging at the same time.

We combined a powerfully soothing, multi-functional array of active ingredients to restore calm to inflamed skin: MSM, niacinamide (vitamin B3), panthenol (vitamin B6), zinc, licorice root extract and salicylic acid come together for a uniquely mild yet efficacious approach to restoring equilibrium.

This serum is the perfect fit for unbalanced and inflamed skin that’s experiencing redness and breakouts, while thinking ahead to prevent the visible signs of aging.

All ingredients

Aqua, Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM), Niacinamide (Vitamin B3), Panthenol (Vitamin B5), Saccharide Isomerate, Salicylic Acid, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate (Hyaluronic Acid), Glycerin, Sodium Levulinate, Sodium Anisate, Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate.

Customer Reviews

Based on 29 reviews
Amanda A.
I adore these products!

I gave been using the Activist skincare products for over a year. I originally bought them to reduce the plastics I put into the environment, but have also found they are amazing for my skin. I have suffered what I thought was hormonal acne for 30 years. With the oil based cleanser and moisturizer, my skin completely cleared up in 2 months and has stayed that way. Plus I use less product than my previous regime, so I actually spend less money. Big win for the environment and me!

Great customer service!

Allison helped me with my order and was very kind, thank you!

Really enjoying the Activist calming serum

I ordered a trial set and really liked this serum to help my occasional breakouts and redness. It feels so clean and my skin feels soft after as well. I really recommend this company for their products and environmental policy!

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