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Dermalogica Intensive Moisture Balance

Dermalogica

Intensive Moisture Balance

3.4 oz

Item #: 2152607

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An ultra-rich phytonutrient moisturizer designed to combat dry skin. Stabilized Vitamin C helps to smooth the appearance of dry lines and skin damage, leaving skin soft and supple. Antioxidant enzyme Superoxide Dismutase, vitamins A and E, and Ginkgo help shield against damage caused by environmental assaults. Soothing Coneflower and Hydrocotyl, combined with extracts of Grape Seed and Wild Yam, help reduce the signs of prematurely-aging skin, leaving it smooth and firmer-looking. Contains no artificial fragrance or color.

How it works:
  • Vitamin A helps smooth the appearance of fine lines
  • Vitamins C and E, with Ginkgo Biloba, help prevent daily damage caused by free radicals.
  • Coneflower and Hydrocotyl, combined with botanical extracts of Grape Seed and Wild Yam, help repair prematurely-aging skin.

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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After cleansing with the appropriate Dermalogica cleanser, squeeze a small amount onto fingertips and apply to entire face and neck area, may be used for day and night use.
Water, Ethylhexyl Hydroxystearate, Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate, Butylene Glycol, PEG-8, Stearic Acid, Dimethicone, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Lactamide MEA, Cetyl Dimethicone, Cetyl Alcohol, Extracts Of: Rosa Centifolia FLower, Centella Asiatica, Echinacea Purpurea, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed, Camellia Olefera Leaf, Ginkgo Biloba Leaf, DIoscorea Villosa (Wild Yam) Root; Lecithin, Glycolipids, Phospholipids, Sodium Hyaluronate, Retinyl Palmitate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Sodium PCA, Tocopheryl Acetate, DEA-Cetyl Phosphate, Superoxide DIsmutase, Carbomer, Triethanolamine, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Disodium EDTA.

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DermalogicaIntensive Moisture Balance
 
4.6

(based on 310 reviews)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Moisturizes well (192)
  • Goes on smoothly (183)
  • Absorbs quickly (147)
  • Not greasy (145)
  • Long lasting (138)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (10)
  • Bad smell (8)
  • Pricey (4)
  • Greasy (3)
  • No SPF (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (124)
  • Deep moisturization (114)
  • After shower/bath (105)
  • Bedtime (83)
  • Winter dryness (76)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (138), Budget shopper (81), Beauty conscious (27), Survivalist / minimalist (19), Skin care professional (6)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (59), 30 minutes (27)

Reviewed by 310 customers

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5.0

Love!!

By Deb

from Denver, CO

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Absorbs Quickly
  • Goes On Smoothly
  • good for aging skin
  • Long Lasting
  • Moisturizes Well
  • Not Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • After Shower/Bath
    • Daily Use
    • Dryness

    Comments about Dermalogica Intensive Moisture Balance:

    Have used Exuviance for years until they changed the formula. Started looking for something else without sunscreen (have it in my CC cream) and based upon excellent reviews decided to try this. No complaints....love this product & will continue to use.

     
    5.0

    I would buy this product

    By Lovin dermalogica

    from Rochester ny

    About Me Beauty Conscious, Beauty Expert, Skin Care Professional

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Absorbs Quickly
    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Long Lasting
    • Moisturizes Well
    • Not Greasy
    • Smells Great

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Deep Moisturization
      • Dryness

      Comments about Dermalogica Intensive Moisture Balance:

      Excellent

       
      5.0

      I love this moisturizer!

      By Steph in NC

      from NC

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Absorbs Quickly
      • Goes On Smoothly
      • Long Lasting
      • Moisturizes Well
      • Not Greasy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • After Shower/Bath
        • Daily Use
        • Dryness

        Comments about Dermalogica Intensive Moisture Balance:

        This is my winter, day moisturizer and I love it! It goes on well, is not heavy and last through the day.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Nothing special

        By Nnkel

        from Illinois

        About Me Beauty Conscious, Skin Care Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Absorbs Quickly
        • Goes On Smoothly

        Cons

        • Bad Smell
        • Too Greasy Or Heavy

        Best Uses

        • After Shower/Bath
        • Deep Moisturization

        Comments about Dermalogica Intensive Moisture Balance:

        I use it at night after showering. I don't see anything special about this moisturizer. It's not worth the price to me.

         
        5.0

        Eight years later, I'm ten years younger

        By Deb anf the Wheaten

        from Lakeville, MN

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Absorbs Quickly
        • Effective Sun Protection
        • Excellent product that moisturizes under makeup
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Long Lasting
        • Moisturizes Well
        • Not Greasy
        • Smells Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Deep Moisturization
          • Dryness

          Comments about Dermalogica Intensive Moisture Balance:

          I have been using this product for more than 10 years. As a 76 year old, I am grateful for skin that has people asking me if I'm retired yet, or how old I am. It has done me great service. Wish I could afford to use it all over my body

           
          5.0

          I would keep buying it

          By Chris

          from Sterling,co

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Long Lasting
          • Moisturizes Well

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • After Shower/Bath
            • Daily Use
            • Deep Moisturization
            • Dryness

            Comments about Dermalogica Intensive Moisture Balance:

            I use it at night and in the morning, works great.

             
            5.0

            Have used this for atleast 15 years

            By bjv731

            from Orlando, FL

            About Me Minimalist, Skin Care Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Absorbs Quickly
            • Goes On Smoothly
            • Long Lasting
            • Moisturizes Well
            • No Fragrance
            • Not Greasy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • AM & PM face moisturizer
              • Daily Use
              • Deep Moisturization
              • Dryness

              Comments about Dermalogica Intensive Moisture Balance:

              Excellent product Best face moisturizer I have ever used

               
              5.0

              Amazing results

              By kjr

              from stl

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Absorbs Quickly
              • Long Lasting
              • Moisturizes Well

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Deep Moisturization
                • Dryness

                Comments about Dermalogica Intensive Moisture Balance:

                This is the product I have been looking for since menapause, I have not been able to find a product that keeps my skin subtle and moist. This product does the trick

                 
                5.0

                Must have for winter moisturizer

                By Ck68

                from Morehead City, NC

                About Me Skin Care Professional

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Absorbs Quickly
                • Goes On Smoothly
                • Moisturizes Well

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about Dermalogica Intensive Moisture Balance:

                  Daily

                   
                  5.0

                  Awesome smooth to the feel and works great!

                  By Sparklingpalm

                  from Seattle

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Absorbs Quickly
                  • Goes On Smoothly
                  • Long Lasting
                  • Moisturizes Well
                  • Not Greasy

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • After Shower/Bath
                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about Dermalogica Intensive Moisture Balance:

                    this is a great out of sun moisturizer

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                    22 Questions | 22 Answers
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                    • Q:

                      does dermalogica tube came in tinted cream?
                      Asked on 1/26/2017 by love the product from woodside, ca 94062

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thank you for your inquiry. This product is not tinted, we recommend using Sheer Tint SPF20 or Ultra Sensitive Tint SPF30.

                        Answered on 1/26/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                    • Q:

                      Hi, I'm 33 years old. i have only fine lines around eyes, not really visible. My skin is dry, my face combined. Is this product too agressive for me? Am I too young to use it?

                      Thanks!
                      Asked on 1/18/2017 by Alex from Croatia

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thank you for your inquiry. We recommend using Skin Smoothing Cream instead of Intensive Moisture Balance. One your eye are we recommend Age Reversal Eye Complex at night and Total Eye Care SPF 15 for daytime.

                        Answered on 1/19/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                    • Q:

                      About how long should this tube last me?
                      Asked on 1/16/2017 by kayla_graceann

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thank you for your inquiry. The 3.4oz tube should last you about 4-6 months depending if you use it once or twice a day. A pea size amount is the recommended application amount.

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

                      I have very uneven, acne skin. My face gets very dry in the winter, I'm looking for a great moisturizer for my sensitive that won't cause breakouts. Will this moisturizer work for me?
                      Asked on 1/14/2017 by Maggie from Ohio

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thank you for your inquiry. We recommend using Skin Smoothing Cream as your moisturizer. This would be the best choice to hydrate your skin without causing breakouts.

                        Answered on 1/16/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                    • Q:

                      I have a combination with acne skin. After I wash my face my skin feel really tight and gets oilier as the day goes by. I am currently using skin smoothing cream mixing with rosehip oil for my night routine and it works perfectly fine but I am looking for the thicker cream to hydrate my skin at night. Would you recommend this product for my current skin condition or it might be too much?
                      Asked on 11/15/2016 by Prang from Australia

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thank you for your inquiry. We would not recommend a heavier cream if you have acne. We recommend applying 4-6 drops of Phyto Replenish Oil under your moisturizer. This lightweight oil will knock out dehydration and keep your skin healthy without causing more breakouts.

                        Answered on 11/16/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                    • Q:

                      Can this moisturizer be worn under makeup without causing my foundation to cake up?
                      Asked on 11/9/2016 by Ladymar from Rancho Santa Margarita, Ca

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thank you for your inquiry. This moisturizer can be used under makeup. We also have great make up primers that will help your make up to set and stay longer! Skin Perfect Promier, HydraBlur Primer and Redness Relief Primer.

                        Dermalogica Brand Expert

                        Answered on 11/10/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                    • Q:

                      I was thinking about getting this cream. I don't think it will help my combination skin with some uneven tones, due to past sunbathing. �� Anti aging additives would be great to. Must be a day time, lightweight cream or lotion. Any suggestions?
                      Asked on 9/28/2016 by Katrina from Warwick RI

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thank you for your inquiry. For the concerns you have mentioned we recommend Pure Light SPF50. You will also benefit from the entire Power Bright system including C-12 Pure Bright Serum, Pure night and exfoliating daily with Daily Microfoliant.

                        Dermalogica Brand Expert

                        Answered on 10/4/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                    • Q:

                      I am African American and have extremely oily skin. Can this product stop shine, moisturizer skin and fight anti-aging?
                      Asked on 4/28/2016 by Marie from Chicago

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thank you for your inquiry. This is a heavy weight moisturizer for chronically dry skin. A better choice for your skin would be Oil Control Lotion. It is a light weight, oil absorbing moisturizer. You may add MAP-15 to this moisturizer to add anti aging benefits. MAP-15 is an oil free light weight vitamin C concentrate to help firm and tighten skin while preventing free radical damage.

                        Dermalogica Brand Expert

                        Answered on 4/29/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                    • Q:

                      I've been using this for about a year but I've noticed that my milia has gotten much, much worse. Could it be this is too heavy for me?
                      Asked on 4/25/2016 by MK from Jefferson City MO

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thank you for your inquiry. Intensive Moisture Balance is a heavy weight moisturizer that will add oil rich nutrients and hydration tot he skin. If you feel this is too heavy you may consider switching to Skin Smoothing Cream. Also, be sure to exfoliate regularly to prevent clogged follicle that lead to milia.

                        Dermalogica Brand Expert

                        Answered on 4/26/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                    • Q:

                      I am using another brand of retinol cream and want to start using yours because it is easier to find. The brand I am currently using makes my skin flakey and I was wondering what moisturizer would I choose to go with your retinol.
                      Asked on 3/30/2016 by Cat mama from Peoria, az

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thank you for your inquiry. We recommend using Dynamic Skin Recovery SPF50 as a moisturizer during the day while using Overnight Retinol Repair. If you require more moisture while the Overnight Retinol Repair is on your skin you may use the buffer cream that comes with it to add hydration. Please note that anything added to your skin while this product is on will lessen the strength.

                        Dermalogica Brand Expert

                        Answered on 3/31/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
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