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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 391 reviews)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Gentle (298)
  • Leaves clean feel (261)
  • Smells great (202)
  • Improves skin texture (165)
  • Moisturizing (157)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Daily use (179)
  • All skin types (175)
  • Combination skin (95)
  • Sensitive skin (91)
  • Dry skin (68)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (196), Budget shopper (119)

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5.0

Favorite product

By MayMay

from Boston

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Dry Skin

    Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

    Only selected for dry skin because that is what I have. Probably great on other skin types, too. Favorite product. Miss it when out.

     
    4.0

    I will buy this cleanser again

    By hollykj

    from frisco, texas

    Pros

    • Gentle

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

        Haven't had an issue with this product yet.

         
        5.0

        Best makeup remover!!!

        By Hairhasfeelings

        from Salinas Ca.

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

          I'm a skin therapist and this is my favorite product in the world!!

           
          5.0

          In Love

          By Isa

          from Moreno Valley

          Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

          Love this product it removes my makeup like anything i ever used its leaves my skin soft and haven't had any breakout.. it's expensive but it's worth it!

           
          5.0

          Part of my daily routine

          By Max

          from Taylorsville, Utah

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Gentle

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

            I use the PreCleance after I use the Soothing Eye Make Remover. Two pumps is all I need and I gentle work it over my face and neck twice a day. I have been using PreCleance for many years now and it is a part of my daily routine.

             
            5.0

            I'm hooked on this!!!

            By Deb

            from Morganton NC

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Gentle
            • Moisturizing
            • Not Greasy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types

              Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

              Best product I've ever used to remove makeup.

               
              5.0

              Loooooooooove this product!!!

              By HeidiNicole

              from Muncie Indiana

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Leaves Clean Feel
              • Not Greasy
              • Smells Great

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

                This product takes makeup off better than anything I've ever used and leaves skin feeling amazing!

                 
                5.0

                Purchased multiple times

                By Lucy 2

                from Fredericksburg VA

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Combination Skin
                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

                  Cleans skin without being greasy

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Dermalogica PreCleanse - 5.1oz

                  By droses

                  from Green Bay, WI

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Gentle
                  • Leaves Clean Feel
                  • Smells Great

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

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

                    Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

                    Product is used as a first step to remove makeup and clean the face before cleasing product. I LOVE this product and recommend you purchase it for yourself.. A MUST have

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    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.

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                      • Q:

                        I've been using the eye makeup remover on my entire face. Is there a reason to switch to this instead? Should I use the eye makeup remover around my eyes and this on the rest of my face? Or use this everywhere?
                        Asked on 4/10/2017 by Nick from Utah

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Thank you for your inquiry. You can use our make up remover over your entire face if you like. We still recommend doing a double cleanse so repeat twice or use your normal cleanser for a second cleanser.

                          Answered on 4/11/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                      • Q:

                        I wake up with incredibly oily skin (as well as oily all day) is this gentle enough to use before cleaning each morning and each night? Right now my night cleanser is special cleansing gel and I'm looking to switch to dermal clay cleanser for the morning
                        Asked on 3/21/2017 by elly from Phoenix

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Thank you for your inquiry. PreCleanse is very gentle and can be used morning and night. Be sure to completely emulsify your PreCleanse before completely removing and following with your second cleanse.

                          Answered on 3/23/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                      • 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
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