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Dermalogica Clearing Mattifier

Dermalogica

Clearing Mattifier

Item #: 2152601 Size: 1.3 oz

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A medicated topical treatment that clears breakouts, reduces congestion and controls shine. Organic Silicones melt gently into skin to help diminish fine lines and smooth skin texture while providing an all-day matte finish. Niacinamide, Zinc Gluconate, Yeast Extract, Caffeine and Biotin purify and inhibit overactive sebaceous activity while Salicylic Acid clears congested follicles to minimize future breakout activity. Cinnamon Bark Extract helps reduce comedones and calming Green Tea and Chamomile soothe inflammation associated with breakouts. Contains no artificial fragrance or color.

How it works:

  • Organic Silicones smooth skin texture and diminish fine lines while providing superior shine control.
  • Salicylic Acid aids in clearing congested follicles and soothing skin irritation.
  • Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A) acts as a natural exfoliant.
  • Camellia Oleifera (Green Tea), Licorice and Chamomile soothe and calm inflammation.
  • Niacinamide, Yeast Extract, Horse Chestnut, Licorice, Panthenol (Pro-Vitamin B5) and Caffeine act as bioregulators of sebaceous secretions in skin, reducing oil and shine.
  • A patent-pending Cinnamon Bark blend inhibits bacterial lipid metabolism and degradation of enzymes while eliminating bacteria, providing astringent properties and helping to reduce comedones for clearer skin.
  • Grape Seed Extract, Panthenol (Pro-Vitamin B5) and Vitamin E condition and provide critical defense against free radical damage.


We recommend that first-time Dermalogica users visit an authorized skin treatment professional for a client consultation in an ULTA store.

Dermalogica Skin Treatments available at all ULTA locations. Click here for more information.

Cleanse the skin thoroughly before applying. Cover entire affected area with a thin layer one or two times daily. If bothersome dryness or peeling occurs, reduce application to once a day or every other day. Can be used under makeup, or alone in oily-prone areas, to reduce oily shine.
Active Ingredients: Salicylic Acid 2.0%.

Inactive Ingredients: Cyclopentasiloxane, C30-45 Alkyl Cetearyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Ethoxydiglycol, Water (Aqua), Enantia Chlorantha Bark Extract, Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Bark Extract, Aesculus Hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut) Seed Extract, Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract, Corallina Officinalis Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Yeast Extract, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Niacinamide, Zinc Gluconate, Caffeine, Biotin, Ammonium Glycyrrhizate, Stearyl Glycyrrhetinate, Sarcosine, Tocopheryl Acetate, Retinyl Palmitate, Panthenol, Lauryl PEG-9 Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone, PTFE, Capryloyl Glycine, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Butylene Glycol, Propylene Glycol.

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DermalogicaClearing Mattifier
 
4.5

(based on 114 reviews)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (70)
  • Non-greasy (61)
  • Softens skin (34)
  • Soothes skin (29)
  • Easy to use (21)

Cons

  • Not effective (5)
  • Heavy (4)
  • Greasy (3)
  • Irritates skin (3)
  • Pricey / poor value (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (77)
  • Enlarged pores (35)
  • Sensitive skin (22)
  • Adult acne (14)
  • Fine lines/wrinkles (12)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (52), Survivalist / minimalist (18), Beauty expert (14), Brand buyer (14), Budget shopper (7)
    • Skin Type:
    • Oily (45), Combination (42), Dry (3)

Reviewed by 114 customers

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1.0

This made my skin worse

By Sadie

from Orlando, Florida

About Me Brand Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Caused extensive breakouts
    • Ineffective
    • Irritates Skin
    • Made skin more oily

    Best Uses

      Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Mattifier:

      I purchased this product after careful research of other products and this one stood out by it's positive reviews. I live in Florida and have severely oily skin and am prone to mild breakouts. I tried this product for 2 weeks and my skin actually got worse as time progressed. I'm not too sure how this has received such popular reviews from people with oily/acne prone skin. I returned this product after 2 weeks of hoping it would eventually help.

       
      5.0

      I would buy this product again and again

      By Dermalover

      from Wayne, NJ

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Works Effectively

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Adult Acne

        Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Mattifier:

        It's a great product as a makeup prime.

         
        3.0

        Confusing

        By Makeup$bassetlover

        from Ne

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Minimizes Pores

        Cons

        • Ineffective

        Best Uses

          Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Mattifier:

          Ok thought I was buying g a mattifier primer. Kinda wrong. It doesn't really work that way. If you are just looking for the holy grail to control your oil, go with the Becca mattifier primer. It works wonders and is a true oil absorbing primer that goes on write before foundation/bb/cc whatever your choice. You will lloooovvve this. Is so great to remove the oil and last all day. Good luck everyone

           
          5.0

          Will never go without

          By Mel

          from Salt lake, Utah

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Minimizes Pores
          • Soothing
          • Works Effectively

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Adult Acne
            • Blackheads & Whiteheads

            Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Mattifier:

            This is the most amazing product. Ive searched for years and years for a product like this, it keeps my extreme oily skin matte all day, it has minimized my grossly large pores, and has maintained control over my breakouts and blackheads. This product actually does what other products claim to do. It literally melts into the skin and leaves it soft and smooth, you won't even know it's there by the time you apply your moisturizer over it. I'd be lost without it. (Have been using for about 1 year, will continue to use)

             
            5.0

            Love dermalogica

            By Cha

            from Vallejo, Ca

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Works Effectively

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Mattifier:

                My skin is shiny and oily so this product helps minimize that.

                 
                5.0

                Finally something that controls oil and shine! Feels great!!

                By Mommamia

                from Conroe, Texas

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Minimizes Pores
                • Works Effectively

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Oil control

                  Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Mattifier:

                  I love that this is very light weight, it has a wonderful silky feel and actually minimizes poors and fine lines as it controls oil and shine.

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Amazing!!

                  By Allison Bogmenko

                  from Dallas TX

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Minimizes Pores
                  • Works Effectively

                  Cons

                  • Dries Out Skin

                  Best Uses

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

                  Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Mattifier:

                  Works amazing. You won't even need a makeup primer and makes makeup go on soooo smooth all day long. This is coming from someone with bad skin and going on accutane at the end of the month. Worth the money as you only need a very tiny amount. Def worth it if you have oily skin!

                   
                  5.0

                  Great Clearing product

                  By Geri

                  from Katy, Texas

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Minimizes Pores
                  • Soothing
                  • Works Effectively

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Moderate Acne

                    Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Mattifier:

                    I love all Dermalogica products!! This feels velvety and is the perfect ending after cleansing and moisture

                     
                    5.0

                    unique

                    By amac

                    from CA

                    Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Mattifier:

                    I've never seen a product like this before, and it works wonderfully. Keeps my skin clear and quite matte, but still doesn't dry it out. I'm still trying to figure out how it fits into my skincare routine, though.

                     
                    5.0

                    I will never go without this product!! Love it!!

                    By Small town girl in a Big City

                    from Houston, Tx

                    About Me Budget Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Minimizes Pores
                    • Works Effectively

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Adult Acne
                      • Blackheads & Whiteheads
                      • Inflammatory Acne
                      • Severe Acne

                      Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Mattifier:

                      Everyday

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                      • Q:

                        So I am not to use my morning serum with this product? Only use on Clean toned skin? Then I apply a mousterizers w spf and then my primer of choice. Is this the correct application for this product. FYI I only own this one dermalogica product will it still work with my other brands
                        Asked on 4/5/2017 by Christina from NE

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          We recommend applying this product directly onto cleanse skin and follow with your normal moisturizer and/or sunscreen.

                          Answered on 4/6/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                      • Q:

                        I know your supposed to use this under moisturizer. Can I also put my makeup primer on top of this before I apply my makeup?
                        Asked on 4/5/2017 by sarah from Stillwater

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Clearing Mattifier can be used before primer or make up for oily skin. This will work to absorb excess oil and help make up stay longer.

                          Answered on 4/5/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                      • Q:

                        I am wondering how this is to be used. After cleansing and toning, I apply several serums to my face skin. When should this be used? My current moisturizer is not this brand, do I have to switch? Do I need an added step of another primer or will this work as one? I am just confused on how to use this product and would gladly accept all advice for application. Thankvyoh
                        Asked on 9/1/2016 by Christina from Bellevue, NE

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Thank you for your inquiry. After cleansing in the morning, apply sparingly to areas prone to excess oil production or breakouts. If needed, follow with Oil Control Lotion or prescribed Dermalogica Moisturizer. For best skin clearing results, use daily in the morning, and use Overnight Clearing Gel in the evening.

                          Dermalogica Brand Expert

                          Answered on 9/6/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                      • Q:

                        Should you also use a lotion with this?
                        Asked on 7/28/2016 by carrie

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Thank you for your inquiry. Clearing Mattifier should be followed with a moisturizer. Oil Free Matte SPF30 or Oil Control Lotion is recommended for oily skin. Both of these moisturizers have microsponges to absorb excess oil.
                          Dermalogica Brand Expert

                          Answered on 7/29/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                      • Q:

                        What is a good spf lotion to go with this, with and without tint?

                        I have combination skin and use the smoothing cream.
                        Asked on 6/7/2016 by Lauren from SF, California

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Thank you for your inquiry. We recommend using Oil Free Matte SPF30 or Sheer Tint SPF20. Both of these are oil free and will not add weight or clog pores.

                          Dermalogica Brand Expert

                          Answered on 6/9/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                      • Q:

                        Do you wear this under makeup like a primer?
                        Asked on 5/13/2016 by Tess from North Dakota, US

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Thank you for your inquiry. This treatment product should be used directly on clean skin to absorb and reduce oil production. You may also use it under make up as a primer and for touch ups during the day. Less is more with this product, the size of a grain of rice with cover your entire T Zone.

                          Dermalogica Brand Expert

                          Answered on 5/16/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                      • Q:

                        i have oily scalp after shaving my head. can i use this product?
                        Asked on 3/10/2016 by SpiderMan from NJ

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Thank you for your inquiry. You may use a small amount of this product, however oil control lotion may be a better more cost effective choice. A little goes a long way with these product. A small amount will work best.

                          Dermalogca Brand Expert

                          Answered on 3/10/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                      • Q:

                        what product helps to clear oily "shine"?
                        Asked on 7/5/2015 by sandy from fl

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Sandy,

                          Clearing Mattifier is perfect for absorbing excess oil and regulating oil production. Apply a thin layer the clean skin in oily areas. The size of a grain of rice is enough for the T Zone. For very oily skin follow with Oil Control Lotion or Oil Free Matte SPF30. You may reapply Clearing Mattifier by dabbing a small amount over moisturizer and make up.

                          -Dermalogica Brand Expert

                          Answered on 7/7/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                      • Q:

                        If this is to be used with the Oil Control Lotion during the day, which should be put on first and which second?
                        Asked on 6/14/2015 by Ebie from New Orleans, LA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Ebie,

                          Thank you for your inquiry. Clearing Mattifier can be used with Oil Control Lotion to help reduce oil production and keep skin shine free. Apply a very thin layer to skin in oily areas under Oil Control Lotion. You may also touch up with a small amout to reduce shin during the day.

                          -Dermalogica Brand Expert

                          Answered on 6/15/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                      • Q:

                        Does the product have an SPF?
                        Asked on 6/13/2015 by Cecilia from Wilmington, DE

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Cecilia,

                          Clearing Mattifier does not have sunscreen in it. We recommend using Oil Free Matte SPF 30 as daily moisturizer with sunscreen for oily skin. You can lay these two products for very oily skin. Clearing Mattifier would be applied in a very thin layer under Oil Free Matte SPF30 and can be used for touch ups during the day.

                          -Dermalogica Brand Expert

                          Answered on 6/15/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
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