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Dermalogica Clear Start Breakout Clearing Foaming Wash

Dermalogica

Clear Start Breakout Clearing Foaming Wash

6.0 oz Item 2264975

Dermalogica Breakout Clearing Foaming Wash clears away dead skin cells, dirt and excess oils that clog pores and cause breakouts. 8 botanicals including tea tree, lavender and camellia known to gently sooth and calm irritated skin. 0.5% salicylic acid.

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Lather. Wash off in hands then massage over damp face, neck, chest anywhere you get breakouts. Rinse.
Active: Salicylic Acid .50%. Inactive: Water/Aqua/Eau, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Sodium Lauroyl Methyl Isethionate, Acrylates/Beheneth-25 Methacrylate Copolymer, Polysorbate-20, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Oleanolic Acid, Butylene Glycol, Enantia Chlorantha Bark Extract, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, Spiraea Ulmaria Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Porpyra Umbilicalis Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Rhizome/Root Extract, Sodium Hydroxide, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenoxyethanol.

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DermalogicaClear Start Breakout Clearing Foaming Wash
 
4.6

(based on 123 reviews)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Gentle (56)
  • Smells great (48)
  • Leaves clean feel (43)
  • Balances skin (36)
  • Easy to use (35)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (91)
  • Acne-prone skin (41)
  • Sensitive skin (34)
  • Oily skin (32)
  • Combination skin (21)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (50), Brand buyer (32), Beauty conscious (13), Survivalist / minimalist (6)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (18), 30 minutes (5)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (12), Normal (6), Oily (6)

Reviewed by 123 customers

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5.0

This is the only product that has helped with my adult acne

By Celesse

from Tucson AZ

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Smells Great
  • Softens Skin
  • Soothes Skin

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Dermalogica Clear Start Breakout Clearing Foaming Wash:

    I use this product every night

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

    Forever using this product

    By Chelsss18

    from Moreno Valley, CA

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Dermalogica Clear Start Breakout Clearing Foaming Wash:

      I have always struggled with acne - some times mild and other times I want to hide in a dark room. I use this morning and night per my esthetician's recommendation and I will never use another product. A little goes a lonnng way, so $20 for the bottle is nothing. I use a makeup wipe to remove my makeup, then wash my face with this product. Now I have oily skin, and it really builds up at night so I don't use a moisturizer on top. I spot treat with tea tree oil. Wake up, wash my face again and use The Body Shop's tea tree mattifying lotion before my makeup -- absolutely in love!

      • Skin Type:
      • Oily
      • Age:
      • 18-29
       
      5.0

      This is a product I will buy again

      By Jen

      from East Hampton, Ct

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about Dermalogica Clear Start Breakout Clearing Foaming Wash:

        Bought this for my teenage son and it has been a huge help in clearing up his acne.

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

        Absolutely I would buy this product again.

        By Nikki the Esthi

        from Reno, NV

        About Me Skin Care Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Deep Cleans
        • Non-Greasy
        • Soothes Skin

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Acne
          • clogged pores
          • Daily Use
          • Enlarged Pores

          Comments about Dermalogica Clear Start Breakout Clearing Foaming Wash:

          A great daily deep cleanser that will not dehydrate your skin!

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

          It's the only product that works for my son.

          By Relieved mom

          from Idaho

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about Dermalogica Clear Start Breakout Clearing Foaming Wash:

            This product is for my teenage son and it works very well, he is a repeat user and I've tried other products and nothing works better than this product, won't use anything else.

            • Skin Type:
            • Normal
             
            4.0

            Adult acne?

            By L

            from Chicago

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about Dermalogica Clear Start Breakout Clearing Foaming Wash:

                Great for adult acne problems. Doesn't dry out skin like other products and will not stop working.

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

                I'm never without it.

                By Karen the Blonde

                from Columbia, SC

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Non-Greasy
                • Softens Skin

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about Dermalogica Clear Start Breakout Clearing Foaming Wash:

                  This has been my regular cleanser for a couple of years. I like the product and the packaging, and the price doesn't make it unreasonable.

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

                  Yes I will definitely buy this product again!

                  By Mona

                  from Illinois

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about Dermalogica Clear Start Breakout Clearing Foaming Wash:

                    I actually bought this product for my son, but I tried it just see how it felt on my skin. I loved it and now we both use it. It makes our skin feel so clean and soft.

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

                    Best face wash for mild acne

                    By tara

                    from PA

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Soothes Skin

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use

                      Comments about Dermalogica Clear Start Breakout Clearing Foaming Wash:

                      I am 26 years old and have had breakouts my entire life and this is hands down the best product I have found that keeps my skin clear. Perfect for people who have mild acne and don't want to dry their skin out with something too harsh.

                      • Skin Type:
                      • Combination
                      • Age:
                      • 18-29
                       
                      5.0

                      Really Clears Breakouts!

                      By BeautyLover

                      from Colorado

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Daily Use
                        • Sensitive Skin

                        Comments about Dermalogica Clear Start Breakout Clearing Foaming Wash:

                        This is the best face wash I've used because it really clears breakouts and softens my skin!

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

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                        • Q:

                          I have a lot of blackheads and clogged pores in my check and nose area, as well as acne in my check, an oily T-Zone, and discoloration/acne marks will this be a good product
                          Asked on 11/20/2017 by Abby from undisclosed

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Foaming Wash would be a great choice for you. It works best as part of the Clear Start system. We offer these products in a kit so you can maximize your results. Daily Microfoliant can also be used to address your breakouts and pigmentation.

                            Answered on 11/22/2017 by Anonymous
                        • Q:

                          I'm just wondering if you can point me in the right direction for face care. I am 38 yrs old & I have VERY oily skin (t-zone) & breakouts on my chin & cheeks. What would you suggest for wash, toner, moisturizer etc......
                          Asked on 10/25/2017 by Em from Pa

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Your skin will benefit from our MediBac line. We recommend that you use Clearing Skin Wash, Charcoal Rescue Masque, MultiActive Toner, Oil Control Lotion and Breakout Control for spot treating.

                            Answered on 10/25/2017 by Anonymous
                        • Q:

                          i have moderate acne, which includes blackheads, whiteheads, and occasionally cystic acne. would this be a good product for me?
                          Asked on 10/21/2017 by larissa from Williamson, Ga

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Absolutely! Foaming Wash will help to treat teen breakout as part of the Clear Start line. If you are in your 20's we suggest using our MediBac products including Clearing Skin Wash.

                            Answered on 10/24/2017 by Anonymous
                        • Q:

                          I've use Dermalogica products for years now and swear by them, at least for my skin. I am having a problem finding a problem that helps all parts of the body, not just not my face and neck stay clean. I have found a regiment through Dermalogica that helps keeps my face in check but still have problems with other parts of my body like my back and such. I was hoping Clear Start foaming was was the answer but every review I read focused on how great it was for the face and not much else of the body. I just don't want to do buying this product if it is meant more so for your face and not so much for the rest of your body. Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
                          Thank you.
                          Asked on 8/7/2017 by Katie from FL

                          1 answer

                        • Q:

                          Hi I'm 15 and I have recently had a bad experience with Proactiv that has left my skin awful. I''ve gotten bumps under the skin on my t-zone and have painful pimples that won't go away. Would this product help?
                          Asked on 7/31/2017 by Megan from Memphis, TN

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Hello Megan:

                            Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. The Clear Start is formulated for Teens and will treat mild to moderate acne. We recommend also the Breakout Clearing all over toner, and Skin Soothing Hydrating Lotion. Please let us know if you have any further questions.

                            Best Regards,

                            The Dermalogica Team

                            Answered on 7/31/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                        • Q:

                          Hello, im 21 with hormonal breakouts from my birth control (small under the skin breakouts), i have dryer skin. what products do you think would be best for me? I was told by an aesthetician at ultra that the clear start would be best.
                          Asked on 4/24/2017 by Kalley from Champlin, MN

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Thank you for your inquiry. For your age we recommend that you use the MediBac line. These product will help to address hormonal acne. We recommend using Clearing Skin Wash, Sebum Clearing Masque, Breakout Control and Skin Smoothing Cream for your skin.

                            Answered on 4/25/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                        • Q:

                          I'm 32 with big pores, black heads and cystic pimples. Should I use this regimen or the medibac for my adult skin?
                          Asked on 2/13/2017 by Jjbreshears from Oklahoma City Ok

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Thank you for your inquiry. We recommend the MediBac line for adult acne. Clearing Skin Wash would be the better choice for your skin.

                            Answered on 2/14/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                        • Q:

                          My for my acne does blackheads. I have a crazy amount of blackheads on the four head and cheeks chin. with this product to help with my breakouts?
                          Asked on 1/20/2017 by Solus from Springfield ma

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            This cleanser will help however you will also need to exfoliate and use an absorbing masque to clear up skin. Clear Start Blackhead Clearing Pore Control Scrub can be used as a scrub and masque 3-5 times a week.

                            Answered on 1/20/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                        • Q:

                          I'm 17 and have had super bad acne on my cheeks, forehead, ect. My skin is oily/combo and very sensitive. Should I use this one or would you recommend another one? I have used about every product on the market over the course of 3 years giving my acne time to get used to the product but nothing ever works! I know my sister uses this brand and her skin is flawless! Help please!:(
                          Asked on 1/16/2017 by sara from Phoenix,AZ

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            This cleanser would be great for your skin condition however, you will need to use it as part of a system and be consistent with it. We recommend also using Daily Superfoliant, Skin Refining Masque and Breakout Control to treat breakouts. Ultra Calming Mist and Active Moist will help to keep your skin from becoming dehyrated.

                            Answered on 1/18/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                        • Q:

                          I'm searching for something that will work well with the Clarisonic. Has anyone tried this cleanser with that and, if so, how did it go?
                          Asked on 1/15/2017 by Crissy from FL

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                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Thank you for your inquiry. Foaming Wash can be used with your brush. Adjust how often you use your brush this way according to your tolerance levels.

                            Answered on 1/16/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
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