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Dermalogica Clearing Skin Wash

Dermalogica

Clearing Skin Wash

8.4 oz

Item #: 2152598

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This non-irritating, naturally-foaming cleanser is the perfect start to around-the-clock control of breakouts, comedones and excess surface oils. Salicylic Acid sloughs off dead skin cells to clear clogged follicles, helping to prevent future breakout activity. Soothing, naturally-antiseptic extracts of Balm Mint, Eucalyptus, Tea Tree, Burdock and Camphor calm congested, aggravated skin. Skin is left clean and prepped for optimal absorption of acne control treatment ingredients. Contains no artificial fragrance or color.

How it works:
  • Naturally-foaming cleanser clears away excess oil without stripping skin.
  • Salicylic Acid aids in clearing congested follicles and soothing irritation.
  • An anti-acne blend of botanical extracts including Licorice, Calendula, Milk Thistle, Lemon Peel, Arnica and Bergamot works with Salicylic Acid to help prevent future breakouts.
  • Tea Tree, Burdock, Eucalyptus, Golden Seal and Chamomile help eliminate bacteria.
  • Camphor and Menthol cool inflammation.

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

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Work a pea-sized amount into a lather in wet hands. Apply to dampened face and throat, massaging in circular motions while concentrating on areas of congestion and oiliness. Avoid eye area. Rinse thoroughly with warm water. Follow with Skin Purifying Wipes and prescribed Dermalogica MediBac Clearing regimen.
Active Ingredients: Salicylic Acid (0.5%).

Inactive Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, PEG-3 Glyceryl Cocoate, Sodium Lauroyl Oat Amino Acids, Melissa Officinalis Leaf Extract, Quillaja Saponaria Bark Extract, Echinacea Purpurea Extract, Arnica Montana Flower Extract, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Extract, Arctium Majus Root Extract, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Extract, Taraxasum Officinale (Dandelion) Rhyizome/Root Extract, Hydrastis Canadensis (Golden Seal) Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Extract, Silybum Marianum Fruit Extract, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Sodium PCA, Lactic Acid, Camphor, Menthol, Butylene Glycol, PEG-150 Pentaerythrityl Tetrastearate, PEG-6 Caprylic/Capric Glycerides, Tetrasodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Chlorphenesin, Diammonium Copper EDTA.

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DermalogicaClearing Skin Wash
 
4.5

(based on 287 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (192)
  • Easy to use (179)
  • Soothing (102)
  • Minimizes pores (79)
  • Smells great (79)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (26)
  • Doesn't work (16)
  • Irritates skin (9)
  • Pricey / poor value (7)

Best Uses

  • Adult acne (160)
  • Moderate acne (101)
  • Blackheads & whiteheads (78)
  • Inflammatory acne (45)
  • Acne-prone skin (32)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (133), Budget shopper (111)

Reviewed by 287 customers

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4.0

I recommend this product for acne.

By Akon

from Milwaukee, WI

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Gentle
  • Improves Skin Texture
  • Leaves Clean Feel
  • Not Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Acne-Prone Skin
    • Daily Use
    • Oily Skin
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Skin Wash:

    I love this product. Works fast on my face. I had clear skin in a month. It doesn't leave my face dry.

     
    5.0

    I would reccomend anyone suffering with acne to buy this!

    By Sie sie

    from Flanders, NJ

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Balances Skin
    • Gentle
    • Improves Skin Texture
    • Leaves Clean Feel
    • Moisturizing
    • Not Greasy
    • Smells Great

    Cons

    • Doesn't Remove Makeup

    Best Uses

    • Acne-Prone Skin
    • Combination Skin
    • Daily Use
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Skin Wash:

    It makes my face super clean and doesn't over dry or make my acne worse.

     
    5.0

    I always buy this

    By Kristen

    from Nashua, NH

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Skin Wash:

    Face wash. Works awesome

     
    5.0

    Clearing skin

    By Sarah

    from Reading, Pa

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Gentle
    • Improves Skin Texture
    • Leaves Clean Feel
    • Not Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone Skin
      • Daily Use

      Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Skin Wash:

      I love this facial cleanser so far. It's helping with my acne. Was worth the price.

       
      5.0

      Have used dermalogica for years and I love it.

      By Ashley

      from Nampa idaho

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Balances Skin
      • Gentle
      • Improves Skin Texture
      • Leaves Clean Feel
      • Not Greasy
      • Smells Great

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone Skin
        • Oily Skin

        Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Skin Wash:

        Great product

         
        5.0

        Everyday Facewash

        By Budgetgirl

        from Sterling, VA

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Balances Skin
        • Gentle
        • Improves Skin Texture
        • Leaves Clean Feel
        • Smells Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Acne-Prone Skin
          • All Skin Types
          • Combination Skin
          • Daily Use
          • Oily Skin
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Skin Wash:

          I repurchased this which means a lot because I'm very picky. This product is amazing for adult acne. I love this brand but it's a little costly. But I will continue to purchase this product as it works very well with my skin.

           
          5.0

          I would buy this product again.

          By Jess

          from Nc

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Balances Skin
          • Gentle
          • Improves Skin Texture
          • Leaves Clean Feel
          • Not Greasy
          • Smells Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone Skin
            • Combination Skin
            • Daily Use
            • Oily Skin

            Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Skin Wash:

            I love this product and it actually is clearing up my skin but too bad it is expensive though.

             
            5.0

            I will never buy another face wash!!!

            By Small town girl in a Big City

            from Houston, Tx

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Balances Skin
            • Gentle
            • Leaves Clean Feel
            • Not Greasy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Acne-Prone Skin
              • Daily Use

              Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Skin Wash:

              I have cystic acne and this is the only face wash I have found that actually works!!! It only takes a small amount per wash so the bottle lasts forever. I don't mind paying the price and I am on a very tight budget. I tell all my family and friends that have acne, especially adult acne, about it. I WILL NOT buy anything else!!!

               
              4.0

              Clears skin and wallet -__-

              By M

              from Orange County, CA

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Balances Skin
              • Gentle
              • improves acne
              • Improves Skin Texture
              • Leaves Clean Feel
              • removes makeup

              Cons

              • Dries Out Skin

              Best Uses

              • Acne-Prone Skin
              • All Skin Types
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Skin Wash:

              I love this product but the price is really expensive. Typically I only purchase this product when Ulta is offering a free gift with purchase- however you usually have to spend $60 or more to get a couple free tiny items -_____-
              Otherwise, this is really one of the only face washes that I can use on my face. I have VERY VERY VERY sensitive skin- prone to breakouts and irritations. This doesn't completely make my face breakout-free, I would have to probably follow a more intensive (and EXPENSIVE!) skincare routine but it does the job and I can make one bottle last a full year- you dont need a lot of product.

               
              5.0

              Life saver

              By Abby

              from Connecticut

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Balances Skin
              • Improves Skin Texture
              • Leaves Clean Feel
              • Moisturizing
              • Not Greasy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Acne-Prone Skin
                • Combination Skin
                • Oily Skin
                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Skin Wash:

                Completely cleared my acne

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                • Q:

                  Does this help with removing acne marks or help with improving skin tone
                  Asked on 11/19/2016 by Laritza from FL

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thank you for your inquiry. This cleanser does not address discoloration. If you are looking for an exfoliating cleanser that will also brighten the skin we recommend using Skin Resurfacing Cleanser. This cleanser has lactic acid in it and will help to remove dead skin cells as well as even skin tone.

                    Answered on 11/21/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  I just bought the product, but it doesn't seem to say if you are supposed to use it only once a day or you can do it more than that.
                  Asked on 9/14/2016 by Burtz from Rancho Cucamonga, CA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thank you for your inquiry. Clearing Skin Wash should be used morning and night. If dryness develops cut back to once a day. Wear sunscreen everyday and keep skin hydrated.

                    Dermalogica Brand Expert

                    Answered on 9/14/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  Is the pump container for the 16 oz cleanser reclosable?
                  Asked on 8/30/2016 by Katy from Edgartown, MA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thank you for your inquiry. This pump is reclosable. Press pump all the way down and twist pump the opposite direction from when you opened it.

                    Dermalogica Brand Expert

                    Answered on 8/31/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  I have oily acne prone skin and it has become worse in my 30s. I used Proactiv for years and I believe it became ineffectively after more than 10 years of use. Ive tried many over the counter products which made my skin worse so I choose Dermalogica MediBac based on reviews and have been using for the last 6 months, I not happy with the results. I don't have clear skin and I'm so frustrated. I need help on what product I can try next. Please help!!!
                  Asked on 7/6/2016 by Heather from Port Orange, FL

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thank you for your inquiry. Acne can be a tricky condition to treat. It depends on the cause of the acne how effect topical products will be in addressing it. If topical home care products are not giving you the results that you are looking for you will need to include professional treatment and possibly medical prescriptions to address persistent acne. We recommend meeting with your Ulta Skin Therapist and discussing treatment options. She can also Face Map your skin to make sure the MediBac line is the best choice for your skin.

                    Dermalogica Brand Expert

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

                  Is this product good for dehydrated/dry acne prone skin?
                  Asked on 7/5/2016 by momof4 from Stockton ca

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thank you for your inquiry. For dry, dehydrated skin we recommend using Special Cleansing Gel which is more hydrating and does not contain exfoliants which can cause further dehydration.

                    Dermalogica Brand Expert

                    Answered on 7/5/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  I currently use the DermalogicA overnight clearing gel and have been doing so for a few years. It has worked OK but i dont use a cleanser. Recently i have been breaking out more frequently. Would this be OK to pair with the overnight cleansing gel?
                  Asked on 5/11/2016 by Spencer from Toronto, on

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thank you for your inquiry. We recommend cleansing your skin everyday. Clearing Skin Wash would be the best option for the issues you are having with your skin. This is a foaming gel cleanser. Please use a dime size amount with pleantly of water to make a foamy wash.

                    Dermalogica Brand Expert

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

                  Is this product good for blackheads? I have tried every drugstore brand and nothing seems to help
                  Asked on 1/19/2016 by helpppp

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, it will help however you need to start by having your blackheads removed and maintain those results by exfoliating and using a masque such as Charcoal Rescue Masque 2-3 times a week.

                    Dermalogica Brand Expert

                    Answered on 1/20/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  My boyfriend has never had acne, but now at 27 years old he is experiencing some serious issues with it. I am trying to find something he can use because he is getting it bad on his back as well. Will this product or something similar help with his face and back?
                  Asked on 1/15/2016 by Victoria from Clarksville, TN

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, Clearing Skin Wash is the best choice in cleansers for his face and back. This exfoliating cleanser is also medicated to help kill bacteria without over drying the skin.

                    Dermalogica Brand Expert

                    Answered on 1/20/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  Can this be used with the Carisonic Mia 1?
                  Asked on 12/27/2015 by Mel

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, you can use Clearing Skin Wash with your Clarisonic. Once a day or every other day should be ok. You can adjust frequency according to your skin's tolerance.

                    Dermalogica Brand Expert

                    Answered on 12/30/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  Is this product drying at all? I am currently using Neutrogena oil free acne wash and am looking to switch to something else but my face tends to be dry due to the other topical acne medication I am on.
                  Asked on 11/16/2015 by Jessica from US

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thank you for your inquiry. Clearing Skin Wash is formulated to help address breakouts without being to harsh on the skin. You will also benefit from the following products that address breakouts for delicate skin conditions:

                    Breakout Control, Charcoal Rescue Masque and Oil Control Lotion.

                    -Dermalogica Brand Expert

                    Answered on 11/18/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
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