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Dermalogica Breakout Control

Dermalogica

Breakout Control

Item #: 2285262 Size: 1.0 oz

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Dermalogica's Breakout Control is a fast-absorbing gel that contains natural antibacterial agents, including Lactobacillus Ferment, to help clear and prevent breakouts without over-drying the skin. An Azelaic Acid derivative helps control oil production for improved skin tone and texture. Tea Tree and antioxidant Zinc Sulfate also help soothe the skin. Contains Colloidal Silver, known to help eliminate bacteria and control acne. Formulated without artificial fragrances, colors or parabens.

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Apply a thin layer and allow to dry. Use all over the face and under your prescribed Dermalogica moisturizer.
Water/Aqua/Eau, PEG-8, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Lactobacillus Ferment, Potassium Azeloyl Diglycinate, Zinc Sulfate, Colloidal Silver, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil, Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract, Polysorbate 20, Ethylhexylglycerin, Disodium EDTA, Lavandula Hybrida Oil, Aminomethyl Propanol, Phenoxyethanol, Limonene, Linalool, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).

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DermalogicaBreakout Control
 
3.5

(based on 23 reviews)

58%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (19)
  • Effective (12)
  • Lightweight (8)
  • Smells great (4)
  • Soothing (3)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (4)
  • Not effective (3)

Best Uses

  • Adult acne (7)
  • Daily use (6)
  • Moderate acne (5)
  • Blackheads & whiteheads (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (12), Budget shopper (6)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (7)

Reviewed by 23 customers

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3.0

It's alright

By A_ team

from Texas

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use

Cons

  • Ineffective

Best Uses

  • Moderate Acne

Comments about Dermalogica Breakout Control:

After 3 weeks of use and for the price i paid, I am disappointed that it didn't do much to my acne. It also dried out a few spots on my face. Won't be buying it again.

 
5.0

This is a winner!

By Confidently FACING the world!

from Nashville, TN

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Developed by a dermatologist
  • Easy To Use
  • Gentle healing-- does not dry out skin
  • Solves adult skins issues-- not just for teens
  • Was my answer for healing hormonal acne
  • Works Effectively

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Adult Acne
    • Blackheads & Whiteheads

    Comments about Dermalogica Breakout Control:

    I bought this after applying a $2.99 pore cleansing charcoal mask and breaking out in the worst case of acne I have ever had. I have had breakouts for most of my life, but never experienced regular acne until after menopause. I have a patch of acne that appears on one cheek consistently --things would work for awhile...them, bam...it was back. I purchased a travel sized Skin Clearing Wash and this product to clear up the debacle of the cheapo mask (never again!) --I have been using Age Smart products that I love, and figured if anyone could save me, it was Dermalogica. Within a few days, the blemishes had dried up, and no new acne had appeared. I have had some cystic acne in the past--since I started using this product - ZERO cystic acne! I now follow the following regime, and it works well for me - At night: Pre-Cleanse and Skin Resurfacing Cleanser most nights--Pre-Cleanse and Daily Microfoliant twice per week. I put on the Breakout Control on my problem areas, then when dry, use Intensive Moisture Balance. In the morning-- I rinse my face and apply more moisturizer. My skin is clearer than it has been in a long time.

     
    5.0

    Satisfied

    By Amaya

    from Overland Park KS

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Soothing
    • Works Effectively

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Adult Acne
      • Blackheads & Whiteheads

      Comments about Dermalogica Breakout Control:

      I bought this product as a recommendation to go with the Medibec starter kit. Once I added breakout control, I saw better results. I typically get a whitehead weekly but I have not had one since using breakout control. Will keep purchasing!

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      great for certain people

      By jaylynn

      from mn

      Comments about Dermalogica Breakout Control:

      this gentle yet effective as long as you are not an extreme acne sufferer- its in the name "breakout control" its for new and more occassional type breakouts, its non drying which is better for some people. i use it on patches that crop up on my chin or forehead (but not usually when my whole face is breaking out) so if you need something more powerful go with overnight clearing gel or special clearing booster

       
      2.0

      Too little for the cost

      By Jax

      from Bethlehem, PA

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

      • cost too high

      Best Uses

      • Adult Acne

      Comments about Dermalogica Breakout Control:

      The product itself is great. I have hormonal adult acne and it really helps in reducing the number of blemishes. However, the amount of product you get for such a high price tag is ridiculous. I use it day and night. It only lasted about a month and some change before having to purchase again.

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Misleading

      By Courtney

      from West Valley, Utah

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

      • Ineffective

      Best Uses

        Comments about Dermalogica Breakout Control:

        I like most of Dermalogica products, but I wouldn't recommend this one. I almost felt like this made me break out more than it helped.

         
        5.0

        Magic in a Bottle

        By Glitterati-Glamazon

        from Waterloo, IA

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Magic eraser
        • Smells Great
        • Soothing
        • Works Effectively

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Adult Acne
          • Blackheads & Whiteheads
          • cystic acne
          • Hormonal break out
          • Inflammatory Acne

          Comments about Dermalogica Breakout Control:

          This stuff is amazing- I was suggested this line a little over a year ago and started with the travel size sampler, when it was gone I repurchased the same thing last week I took a shot and went full on and got a facial and bought this product based on recommendation I feel like i wasted a year fighting the cystic acne that i get on my jaw line it is magic in a bottle.

           
          5.0

          No More Break Outs

          By SusieQ

          from Yardley,PA

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Soothing
          • Works Effectively

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Adult Acne
            • Moderate Acne

            Comments about Dermalogica Breakout Control:

            This is a fantastic product. It's the only product I will use on my skin to stop adult acne. I apply it to spots two times a day on clean dry skin under my serums. I also apply it to general areas where Break outs occur. My skin has never looked better.

             
            4.0

            Great maintainer

            By Morgan

            from Spring, Texas

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Works Effectively

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Adult Acne
              • Moderate Acne

              Comments about Dermalogica Breakout Control:

              This product is a great maintenance product of used continuously. It does not over dry me and I still get breakouts but they are shorter and less severe. I still prefer using this with my dermalogica regimens over a product such as acutane or aggressive prescription creams.

               
              5.0

              Different from the others.

              By Maliek

              from Tn

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Hydrates Skin
              • Smells Great
              • Works Effectively

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Adult Acne
                • Blackheads & Whiteheads
                • Moderate Acne
                • Severe Acne

                Comments about Dermalogica Breakout Control:

                It works. Different ingredients. I also get peels and microdermabrasion

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                • Q:

                  As part of my morning regimen I use a vitamin C serum after cleansing and toning, and then I use a mattifier and then follow up with BB cream that contains spf...where would I insert this product? I was thinking it would be the first thing I apply to my face after toning, or should I apply after my vitamin C serum and before the mattifier and BB cream? Thank you!
                  Asked on 11/23/2016 by JenZ from Atlanta

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    We recommend using this product last and spot treating directly on your breakout. If you apply it first it will be rubbed off of the spot where it was applied.

                    Answered on 11/28/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  At night I user the overnight clearing gel, then moisturizer along with Dr. Brandts pore no more pore thing with evermat. Should I use the breakout control before or after the clearing gel?
                  Asked on 3/17/2016 by Cher00 from Waterbury CT

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thank you for your inquiry. Breakout Control should go on late so you do not smear it off the breakouts. Apply your other products and then apply Breakout Control to the actually breakouts.

                    Dermalogica Brand Expert

                    Answered on 3/18/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  Hello, i used breakout control for 2 weeks but its not working on my acne. Is there anything else i can try? My skin is oily and acne prone
                  Asked on 3/12/2016 by Honeybee from WV

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thank you for your inquiry. In addition to Breakout Control it is important to use a full regimen to target breakouts. Daily Microfoliant and Charcoal Rescue Masque 2-3 times. This should significantly reduce breakouts.

                    Dermalogica Brand Expert

                    Answered on 3/14/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  What is the difference between this and the oil control lotion?
                  Asked on 2/20/2016 by tay

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thank you for your inquiry. Breakout Control is an antibacterial spot treat that should only be applied to areas with active breakouts. Oil Control Lotion is a light weight, oil controlling lotion that can be used over the entire face morning and night.

                    Dermalogica Brand Expert

                    Answered on 2/23/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  Hi I'm wondering about the packaging this product comes in. When you open it is the gray lid supposed to be attached to the gray circle plastic ring below the lid? Because when I opened up my product the cap and ring were already separated ask if it had been opened already. Also I would like to know the difference between this and the skin clearing booster?
                  Asked on 9/3/2015 by Erica from San Jose CA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hello Erica,
                    Thank you for your inquiry. The grey ring is supposed to be attached to the lid before it is opened. The main difference between this and Special Clearing Booster is the active ingredient. Special Clearing Booster has Benzoyl Peroxide as it's active ingredient, Breakout Control has Colloidal Silver which is better suited for sensitive skin.

                    -Dermalogica Brand Expert

                    Answered on 9/8/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  I have a 2 part question about this product. First, I just want to know the difference between this and the oil control lotion. Also I wanted to know the order of application. I currently use the cleanser, oil control lotion and the mattifier in the AM and same order minus the mattifier in the PM.
                  Asked on 7/3/2015 by Dana from Tracy, CA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hello Dana,

                    Breakout Control is a treatment product for acne that contains colloidal silver to kill bacteria and should be applied directly to problem area under moisturizer. If you are using Clearing Mattifier as well. layer Clearing Mattifier, Breakout Control and then your moisturizer. You may spot treat with Breakout Control as needed throughout the day.

                    -Dermalogica Brand Expert

                    Answered on 7/7/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
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