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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 107 reviews)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (70)
  • Non-greasy (61)
  • Softens skin (34)
  • Soothes skin (29)
  • Easy to use (17)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Daily use (77)
  • Enlarged pores (35)
  • Sensitive skin (22)
  • Fine lines/wrinkles (12)
  • Adult acne (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (52), Survivalist / minimalist (18), Beauty expert (14), Brand buyer (8), Budget shopper (6)
    • Skin Type:
    • Oily (45), Combination (42), Dry (3)

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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 Rilley2296

    from Spring 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

       
      5.0

      Love. Love. Love.

      By Lrose1226

      from San Diego, ca

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Adult Acne
        • Moderate Acne

        Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Mattifier:

        This works awesome! I used it as my make up primer for my t zone and it works great by making that area look matte. Although I would recommend using a setting spray after since it's not technically a primer but that's how I used it. Made my skin lookedsuper soft with no white streaks like other matte products

         
        5.0

        Terrific for daily use. Really works!

        By Tommy

        from shawnee,ks

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Minimizes Pores
        • Works Effectively

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Mattifier:

            Great for t-zone.

             
            5.0

            I would buy this product again.

            By Willow

            from Utah

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Soothing
            • Works Effectively

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Adult Acne

              Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Mattifier:

              I love dermalogica. It's been the best skin care product that I have used, and I've used lots of them. It cleared up stubborn acne that other products could not clear. It feels great on my skin which is great because I have sensitive skin other products have iterated it. Dermalogica is a bit pricey but it's worth it. I got the results that I desired. I work out a lot and get pretty sweaty so having a great product that gently cleans my skin and doesnt iterate it while I'm working out is awesome. I really do love this product.

               
              5.0

              This product works!

              By LoLong

              from North Carolina

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Minimizes Pores
              • Works Effectively

              Cons

                Best Uses

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

                Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Mattifier:

                This product works!! It cleared up my skin in a matter of a few days and really does control the oil on my face throughout the day. I even use a dab of this product on stubborn pimples overnight after washing my face. I am going to keep buying the product. It's amazing.

                 
                5.0

                My pores are smaller!

                By Kayley

                from Green Bay wi

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Minimizes Pores
                • Works Effectively

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Mattifier:

                    Pores are visibly smaller!

                     
                    5.0

                    I will never not have this product!

                    By Lisa

                    from Orland Park, IL

                    Verified Buyer

                    Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Mattifier:

                    This product was recommended to me by the Ulta staff and I couldn't be happier with it. I was skeptical if it could really do its' job in keeping my forehead from looking all shiny & oily, but it did! I'm so happy I finally found something that actually works.

                     
                    4.0

                    Love

                    By Jordan

                    from Amarillo tx

                    About Me Minimalist

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Lightweight
                    • Moisturizes
                    • Non-Greasy

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use
                      • Oily skin
                      • Sensitive Skin

                      Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Mattifier:

                      If you have oily skin and your makeup slowly slides off your face, buy this. For reals though. This and some bb cream and im out the door.

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

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                      • 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
                      • Q:

                        I have combination skin and am primarily interested in controlling the oil in my t-zone, specifically my nose. My question is if this product could be concentrated on my nose or t-zone only, underneath my primer and above my moisturizer. Or is there a better product I can use because my nose is the worst.
                        Asked on 4/3/2015 by michelle

                        2 answers

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Michelle,
                          Clearing Mattifier is the best product for this purpose. For best results apply Clearing Mattifier after toner to clean skin under moisturizer. It can be applied through out the day as well to spot treat shine. Clearing Mattifier will not only help to minimize shine, but reduce pore size as well. Use daily for best results.

                          Dermalogica Brand Expert

                          Answered on 4/3/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Michelle,
                          Clearing Mattifier is the best product for this purpose. For best results apply Clearing Mattifier after toner to clean skin under moisturizer. It can be applied through out the day as well to spot treat shine. Clearing Mattifier will not only help to minimize shine, but reduce pore size as well. Use daily for best results.

                          Dermalogica Brand Expert

                          Answered on 4/3/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                      • Q:

                        this product is for morning use only. is this correct??
                        Asked on 1/14/2015 by sandy from FL

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, Clearing Mattifier should be applied in the morning in a thin layer directly onto clean skin.

                          Answered on 1/14/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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