red·​ness | \ ˈred-nəs How to pronounce redness (audio) \

Definition of redness

: the quality or state of being red or red-hot

Examples of redness in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The lotion-like serum uses lactic acid — as opposed to stronger AHAs like glycolic — to resurface without causing redness. Allure Editors, Allure, 13 Sep. 2022 Peptides in general help with discoloration, so this serum is also ideal for those who suffer from any redness or hyperpigmentation. Madison Yauger, Peoplemag, 13 Sep. 2022 Skip redness reducers and reach for a product that contains an antihistamine, such as alcaftadine (in Lastacaft). Alice Oglethorpe, Men's Health, 13 Sep. 2022 As Frederick explains, those with warm complexions have peach, yellow, and golden undertones, while skin with cool undertones appears reddish or pink beneath the surface (though redness may be harder to see in dark skin). Laura Scholz, SELF, 2 Sep. 2022 Brushing it one last time to blend the product in with her brows, Millie moves on to applying the Call It Even Color-Correcting Powder under her eyes to mask dark circles and redness. Seventeen, 25 Aug. 2022 Meanwhile, Branch’s mug shot, released Friday by the Metropolitan National Police Dept., showed redness under her right eye. Nardine Saad, Los Angeles Times, 15 Aug. 2022 Meanwhile, Branch’s mug shot, released Friday by the Metropolitan National Police Department, showed redness under her right eye. cleveland, 12 Aug. 2022 The redness and swelling you may see a few hours after a tick bite isn't necessarily a cause for concern, though. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, 3 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of redness

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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22 Sep 2022

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“Redness.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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