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Dermalogica PreCleanse

Dermalogica

PreCleanse

Item #: 2152625 Size: 5.1 oz

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The professional's deep cleansing weapon! Achieve ultra clean and healthy skin with a double cleansing regimen that begins with PreCleanse. This plant-based cleansing oil, fortified with Olive and Kukui oils, thoroughly melts layers of excess sebum (oil), sunscreen, waterproof make-up, environmental pollutants and residual skin products that build-up during the day. When water is added it transforms this hydrophilic (water-loving) formula into a milky emulsion, easily rinsing away oil-based debris from the skin's surface and allowing your recommended Dermalogica Cleanser to penetrate even further for professional cleansing results. Formulated with conditioning Rice Bran and Vitamin E oils, this gentle blend can be used around the eye area to even remove waterproof mascara. Offers a deep cleansing ideal for even the most oily skin conditions. Contains no artificial fragrance or color. Professional recommendation advised.

How it works:

  • Use as the first step of your Dermalogica Double Cleanse, and follow with your recommended Dermalogica Cleanser.
  • A blend of rich oils melts through oil and oil-based debris that collects on skin throughout the day.
  • Vitamin E Oil, a rich antioxidant, helps improve skin smoothness and softness.
  • Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride is an emulsifying agent that is activated by the addition of water to release the bonded oils from the skin's surface.


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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Using dry hands, massage over dry face and eyes to dissolve surface oil and dirt. Concentrate on areas of congestion or stubborn debris. Wet hands and continue massaging to create a light, milky emulsion. Rinse with lukewarm water. Follow with recommended Dermalogica Cleanser for professional cleasing results.
Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, PEG-40 Sorbitan Peroleate, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Oil, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Cymbopogon Schoenanthus Oil, Borago Officinalis Seed Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Solanum Lycopersicum (Tomato) Extract, Lavandula Hybrida Oil, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Peel Oil, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Oil, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Aleurites Moluccana Seed Oil, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Tocopherol, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Citral, Limonene, Linalool.

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DermalogicaPreCleanse
 
4.7

(based on 382 reviews)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Gentle (291)
  • Leaves clean feel (256)
  • Smells great (198)
  • Improves skin texture (163)
  • Moisturizing (155)

Cons

  • Messy (44)
  • Greasy (13)
  • Doesn't remove makeup (9)
  • Doesn't work (4)
  • Irritates skin (4)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (173)
  • All skin types (172)
  • Combination skin (92)
  • Sensitive skin (89)
  • Dry skin (65)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (192), Budget shopper (118)

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5.0

Effective makeup remover

By Lali

from Vacaville, CA

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Gentle
  • Moisturizing
  • Not Greasy
  • Smells Great

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Combination Skin
    • Daily Use

    Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

    This is a wonderful make up pre cleanse. It takes all of my make up off without irritating or scrubbing. No burning eyes!! Plus, I feel it's moisturizing while it's cleansing, my skin doesn't feel overly dry or irritated. Nice, soft scent.

     
    5.0

    My favorite

    By Emily

    from Lafayette, LA

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Balances Skin
    • Gentle
    • Improves Skin Texture
    • Smells Great

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

      This is my favorite dermalogica product! I love the way it smells and use it every day before I wash my face with the special cleansing gel.

       
      5.0

      Great product

      By Tracy

      from Daphne, al

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Gentle
      • Leaves Clean Feel
      • Moisturizing

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Combination Skin
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

        I am very satisfied with this product.

         
        5.0

        Amazing

        By Ems

        from Houston,TX

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Gentle
        • Leaves Clean Feel
        • Moisturizing
        • Smells Great

        Cons

        • Doesn't Remove Makeup
        • Messy

        Best Uses

        • Combination Skin
        • Oily Skin

        Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

        Definitely a budget buyer, but went into Ulta for the 10 minute face prep and they used this brand including the precleanse. I loved the way it smelled and how much it prepared my skin for cleanser! I had to buy it. Not disappointed! I have very oily skin, so this product helps to strip my skin of the oil while keeping it moisturized. It's very easy to rinse off after application too. The only problem, which is typical, is that is doesn't remove all of my makeup. But that's what toner is for anyways, to remove just the last little remaining bits.

         
        5.0

        Great product

        By Dianej

        from Weston, FL

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Gentle
        • Improves Skin Texture
        • Smells Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

          This removes makeup, then you use another cleanser afterwards

           
          5.0

          I will buy this product over and over again.

          By mot

          from tennessee

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types
            • Daily Use

            Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

            This was my first time to try this product. My face feels so clean and refreshed after using this product. I will never be without it again.

             
            5.0

            This stuff is amazing

            By Toni

            from Newark Ohio

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Balances Skin
            • Gentle
            • Improves Skin Texture
            • Leaves Clean Feel
            • Moisturizing

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types
              • My face does breakout and is olily/ dry

              Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

              This is amazing

               
              5.0

              Love this product!

              By Magpie

              from Chattanooga, Tn

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Daily Use

                Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

                This product is great for removing makeup wirh ease. There is very little friction required especially for sensitive eye area.

                 
                5.0

                Breaks down all day makeup. Works exactly like it says.

                By Make up Mary

                from Ruston LA

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Gentle
                • Leaves Clean Feel

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • All Skin Types
                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

                  Great product

                   
                  5.0

                  Great product

                  By Angie

                  from Laredo, texas

                  About Me Budget Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Improves Skin Texture
                  • Leaves Clean Feel
                  • Moisturizing
                  • Smells Great

                  Cons

                  • Greasy

                  Best Uses

                  • All Skin Types

                  Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

                  I love how versatile this product is.

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                  • Q:

                    Can I use this on my eyes while wearing contacts? Sometimes eye makeup remover/cleanser stings my eyes really bad if my contacts are in.
                    Asked on 1/1/2017 by AprilMG from Alabama

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Thank you for your inquiry. We do not recommend getting this product close to your eye area if you wear contacts. It is an oil based product and great for removing make up however if can be bothersome if it gets onto your contact lens.

                      Answered on 1/4/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                  • Q:

                    Because this is an oil based cleanser, is it okay to use on very acne prone skin?
                    Asked on 12/25/2016 by Gabby Ott from Gilbert, AZ

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Thank you for your question. The Precleanse breakdowns and removes oil based debris from the surface of the skin therefore it is beneficial to all skin types, especially acneic skin since there's more oil and bacteria present. I hope you find this helpful and if you have any further questions please don't hesitate to ask.

                      Answered on 12/27/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                  • Q:

                    Can you use the precleanse on its own as a light face wash in the morning?
                    Asked on 12/17/2016 by Cid from Mississauga On

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Thank you for your inquiry. We always recommend following precleanse with a second cleanse. You should follow with your recommended cleanser for your skin type.

                      Answered on 12/21/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                  • Q:

                    I have eczema and am prone to getting it on my face, neck and arms. Will this work for me or cause me more problems?
                    Asked on 12/1/2016 by twenty-one from salem, or

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Thank you for your inquiry. It is hard to say what will cause a flair up on individuals with eczema. The best to introduce new products is by doing a patch test before applying it to your entire face.
                      Dermalogica Brand Expert.

                      Answered on 12/1/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                  • Q:

                    How long will the Dermalogica Precleanse last with daily use of taking off a medium face of makeup consisting of waterproof mascara and medium-coverage foundation?
                    Asked on 10/9/2016 by lauren.cruz from Elk Grove, CA

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Thank you for your inquiry. This product should last 2-3 months with daily use depending on how much you are using. One pump is enough for a full face of make up.

                      Dermalogica Brand Expert

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

                    Is this product safe to use around eye area?
                    Asked on 8/11/2016 by Ashley from Pittsfield ma

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, precleanse, ultra calming cleanser and special cleansing gel can be used on the eye area.

                      Dermalogica Brand Expert

                      Answered on 8/12/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                  • Q:

                    Does this product come with a pump?
                    Asked on 7/5/2016 by Lipgloss & Lattes from Tunkhannock, PA

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Thank you for your inquiry. Pre Cleanse does have a pump which is used to dispense product. The pump makes it easy to get the right amount of product out without making a mess!

                      Dermalogica Brand Expert

                      Answered on 7/6/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                  • Q:

                    Is this product good for oily and Acne prone skin? Also will it clog pores?
                    Asked on 4/12/2016 by RAch1966 from Atlanta, GA

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Thank you for your inquiry. PreCleanse is good for all skin types and will work very well on oily skin types. This oil based cleanser will break down other oils and help to keep follicles clear of built up sebum and dirt.

                      Dermalogica Brand Expert

                      Answered on 4/13/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                  • Q:

                    Can this product be used daily?
                    Asked on 1/1/2016 by Cindy Lou from United States

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Thank you for your inquiry. Pre Cleanse can be used every day, usually at night to help remove all traces of dirt and make up. Always follow with a second cleanser suited for your skin type, toner and moisturizer.

                      Kindest regards,
                      Dermalogica Brand Expert

                      Answered on 1/7/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                  • Q:

                    Is the precleanse something I can also use on my eyes?
                    Asked on 12/8/2015 by Rissa

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Thank you for your inquiry. Pre Cleanse can be used on the eyes as a make up remover. Apply dry, emulsify with water and remove with water. This cleanser is not recommend for use on lash extensions.

                      Dermalogica Brand Expert

                      Answered on 12/9/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
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