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Dermalogica Skin Resurfacing Cleanser

Dermalogica

Skin Resurfacing Cleanser

Item #: 2152643 Size: 5.1 oz

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A highly active lactic acid concentrate that retexturizes skin suffering from visible signs of aging by removing dulling surface debris and accelerating cell renewal. Antioxidant vitamin E conditions and enhances softness while fortifying the skin¿s natural moisture barrier, while soothing rose flower oil calms skin sensitivity. Daily use of this silky cleanser dramatically improves skin texture and properly prepares for maximum penetration of AGE Smart¿ products. Contains no artificial fragrance or color.

How it works:

  • Lactic acid is an alpha hydroxy acid that exfoliates surface cells leaving a smoother, polished surface that is receptive to subsequent active ingredients. Also helps hydrate and brighten.
  • Tocopheryl acetate (vitamin E) is an antioxidant that conditions and enhances skin softness while fortifying skin's natural moisture barrier.
  • Soothing rose flower oil calms skin sensitivity.


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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Following the application of PreCleanse, lightly lather in hands and apply to damp face and throat morning and evening, massaging with light, upward strokes for at least 30 seconds, avoiding the eye area. Reduce to one use per day if any sensitivity develops. Follow with Dynamic Skin Recovery SPF30 when used in the morning.
Water/Aqua/Eau, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Lactic Acid, PPG-2 Hydroxyethyl Cocamide, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Polyacrylate-1 Crosspolymer, Glycol Distearate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Tocopheryl Acetate, Sodium Hydroxide, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexyl Glycerin, Hexylene Glycol, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Citronellol, Eugenol, Geraniol, Limonene, Linalool, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Extract, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Rose Damascena Flower Oil, Eugenia Caryophyllus (Clove) Flower Oil, Aniba Rosaeodora (Rosewood) Wood Oil, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Oil, Pelargonium Graveolens Oil.

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Product Reviews

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DermalogicaSkin Resurfacing Cleanser
 
4.6

(based on 184 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (97)
  • Improves skin texture (85)
  • Smells great (73)
  • Gentle (72)
  • Not greasy (69)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (7)
  • Pricey / poor value (7)
  • Pricey (5)
  • Doesn't remove makeup (4)
  • Doesn't work (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (106)
  • All skin types (41)
  • Combination skin (40)
  • Women (30)
  • Oily skin (28)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (103), Budget shopper (62)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (40), 30 minutes (21)

Reviewed by 184 customers

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(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

I would purchase this product again.

By MsD

from Houston, Tx

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Gentle
  • Leaves Clean Feel
  • Not Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Combination Skin

    Comments about Dermalogica Skin Resurfacing Cleanser:

    Just began use of product.

     
    5.0

    I would buy this again

    By Dry in AZ

    from Florence, Arizona

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Improves Skin Texture
    • Leaves Clean Feel

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Dry Skin

      Comments about Dermalogica Skin Resurfacing Cleanser:

      Bought this product as my skin was quite dry and needed to exfoliate. Was pleasantly surprised at how well it worked as it's basically a foam cleanser. Recommended by a staff member as it's what they use in their facials.

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      This is excellent for premature and mature skin.

      By Angel

      from Margate nj

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Improves Skin Texture
      • Leaves Clean Feel
      • Smells Great

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Premature and mature skin

        Comments about Dermalogica Skin Resurfacing Cleanser:

        It can be used everyday. I'd too much use it 3x a week to keep skin smooth.

         
        5.0

        Favorite cleanser

        By Jay

        from Illinois

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Balances Skin
        • Improves Skin Texture
        • Leaves Clean Feel

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Oily Skin

          Comments about Dermalogica Skin Resurfacing Cleanser:

          I use this product once a day. Helps with my oiliness & pores!

           
          5.0

          This is the best cleanser I've used

          By Simone

          from Virginia Beach VA

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

            Comments about Dermalogica Skin Resurfacing Cleanser:

            After one use this cleanser made a 360 degree turn around on my skin. My face is visibly smoother and resurfaced. I almost feel like I have new skin. All the dead skin and dirt rubs off and the appearance is younger new buffed skin. BTW I'm 30 yo and this product made a huge difference even before using this product I've been told I have great skin but now it's on a new level of greatness. Thanks Dermalogica and Ulta!

             
            4.0

            My skin feels clean

            By Lyn16

            from Powell, TN

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Improves Skin Texture
            • Leaves Clean Feel

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about Dermalogica Skin Resurfacing Cleanser:

              Feels good on skin. The scent isn't offensive but I wish it had a nicer scent.

               
              5.0

              love this product

              By jb

              from jackson tn

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types

                Comments about Dermalogica Skin Resurfacing Cleanser:

                love how it feels

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Excellent for the right skin type

                By Kiki

                from the back forty

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Combination Skin

                  Comments about Dermalogica Skin Resurfacing Cleanser:

                  This cleanser is EXCELLENT for the right skin type. I would be willing to be that anyone of the negative reviews left here are from people who didn't get this prescribed to them by an Ulta skin therapist. It's really important for people to take that extra (and awesome) step in order to get the CORRECT products for their skin type and concerns. I have middle-aged, combo-oily skin with some black heads and milia and this cleanser is great!

                   
                  5.0

                  Cleanse Without Drying

                  By Nana

                  from Rio Rancho, NM

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about Dermalogica Skin Resurfacing Cleanser:

                    Cleanses skin without skin feeling dry.

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    I continue to buy this product

                    By Jo

                    from WV

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Leaves Clean Feel
                    • Not Greasy

                    Cons

                    • Cost

                    Best Uses

                    • Combination Skin

                    Comments about Dermalogica Skin Resurfacing Cleanser:

                    Always use to cleanse face.

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                    • Q:

                      Is this product designed for a certain age group? I'm 23 and have been testing it out. It definitely resurfaces my skin and rids my acne... But I'm not sure if it's too strong and could actually cause more harm than good. Is that possible?
                      Asked on 10/2/2016 by Silver flower from Ca

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thank you for your inquiry. This cleanser is exfoliating and will resurface your skin. It is ok to use it for your age group as long as it is not causing sensitivity. Also, be sure to wear sunscreen daily and avoid direct sunlight.

                        The Dermalogica Team

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

                      32years old. Oily combo. Skin adult acne few signs of aging. I heard exfoliation is the best for age prevention and clogged pores of coarse. Is this product actually a good investment?
                      Asked on 6/29/2016 by nicki from linton, nd

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thank you for your inquiry. Skin Resurfacing Cleanser is a very active, exfoliating cleanser that will help to smooth skin's texture and even out skin tone. Exfoliation will also help to minimize congestion and clogged pores. Start off using this cleanser every other day and adjust accordingly.

                        Dermalogica Brand Expert

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

                      Are you supposed to rinse or wipe this off after it absorbs into to your skin or do you just rub it in and leave it?
                      Asked on 6/27/2016 by Lina from Los Angeles, CA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thank you for your inquiry. This product is a cleanser. You will mix it with a small amount of water in your hand, work on the skin for about a minute and then remove with water. Follow with toner, serum and moisturizer.

                        Dermalogica Brand Expert

                        Answered on 6/27/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                    • Q:

                      Is this safe for use on the entire face including the eyes?
                      Asked on 6/15/2016 by Lisa from Cromwell, CT

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thank you for your inquiry. We do not recommend using this cleanser on your eye area. This product is a highly active exfoliating cleanser and should not be used regularly on the eye area. If you are looking for an all in one cleanser please use Special Cleansing Gel or Ultra Calming Cleanser.

                        Dermalogica Brand Expert

                        Answered on 6/15/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                    • Q:

                      I am 47 and have LOVED using Allergan's MD Forte III CLEANSER with 30% glycolic acid for years!! It keeps my skin clear and beautiful, melting away all acne and scarring.... But it has been discontinued. Does this cleanser have glycolic acid in it?
                      I'm hunting for a replacement!! Thank you!!
                      Asked on 4/2/2016 by Jacqueline from Yakima, WA Usa

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thank you for your inquiry. Skin Resurfacing Cleanser is an exfoliating cleanser with 5% lactic acid to help exfoliate, brighten and hydrate the skin. If you are looking for a powerful exfoliating cleanser you will be happy with the results from this cleanser.

                        Dermalogica Brand Expert

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

                      I am 57 with sensitive dry skin. Also have rosacea. Would this be a product for me. Hoping it would also help with my milia?? Is this a product that would address both issues?? Thank you.
                      Asked on 2/23/2016 by I from Boston

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thank you for your inquiry. We do not recommend using this cleanser for skin with rosacea. We recommend using Ultra Calming Cleanser every day and using Daily Microfoliant 3-4 times a week to exfoliate and keep follicles clear. Skin Resurfacing Cleanser is too active for your skin.

                        Dermalogica Brand Expert

                        Answered on 2/23/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                    • Q:

                      I'm 41 and have been using Dermalogica products for about a year. I'm contemplating a switch to the Age Smart line. Can you please suggest a daily regimen to diminish fine lines around my eyes, as well as frown lines between my brows? My skin is sensitive and dries out easily. I've been using the Precleanse, followed by special cleansing gel, total eye care, toner spray and skin smoothing cream with no problems at all. Thank you!
                      Asked on 12/25/2015 by Beth from Hurricane, WV

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thank you for your inquiry. We recommend staying with the products you are currently using and adding in the following Age Smart products: MAP-15 Regenerator to target problem areas. Age Reversal Eye Complex at night on the eye area. MultiVitamin Power Recovery Masque and switching your toner to Antioxidant HydraMist. These few additions will help to target the signs of aging and prevent them from developing more.

                        Dermalogica Brand Expert

                        Answered on 12/28/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                    • Q:

                      I have been using the medibac line and have found my skin has just gotten worse. More blemishes and more congestion. Would this product help my skin rid the congestion and help my blemishes heal faster?
                      Asked on 11/10/2015 by Liv

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thank you for your inquiry. How long have you been using your products? It is normal to experience some breakouts when ever you start a new product line. We do not recommend using this cleanser if the MediBac line is causing you more breakouts. Our Dermal Clay Cleanser would be a better option for cleansing and making sure to exfoliate regularly and us your clay based masque such as Charcoal Relief Masque 2-3 times a weeks.

                        Answered on 11/10/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                    • Q:

                      Can this be used for the milia on my face?
                      Asked on 8/6/2015 by milia face

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thank you for your inquiry. Skin Resurfacing Cleanser is an exfoliating cleanser which can help eliminate milla with regular use. Also, you should check your skin care products and make sure you are not using anything with mineral oil or petroleum that are clogging you follicles. Make sure to also use a clay based masque 2-3 times a week to help prevent future millia from forming.

                        -Dermalogica Brand Expert

                        Answered on 8/7/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                    • Q:

                      I am 28 years old and I have mild pigmentation on cheek bones and my skin appears not very smooth at times.I have dry skin around nose area and its sensitive too. I normally use mild cleansers ..can I go for this one for shine and brightness without drying?
                      Asked on 6/21/2015 by Ruchu from India

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Ruchu,

                        Thank you for your inquiry. This cleanser is not a good choice for someone with sensitive skin. It would be better for you to use a gentle cleanser and Daily Microfoliant. Daily Microfoliant is gentle yet still exfoliates and brightens the skin to even skin tone. Use sunscreen every day and to intensify brightening results use C-12 Power Bright Serum, Pure Light SPF50 and Pure Night daily.

                        -Dermalogica Brand Expert

                        Answered on 6/22/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
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