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Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel

Dermalogica

Special Cleansing Gel

8.4 oz

Item #: 2152628

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A soap-free, foaming gel designed to thoroughly remove impurities without disturbing the skin's natural moisture balance. Calming Balm Mint and Lavender extracts soothe the skin, while natural Quillaja Saponaria gently foams away toxins and deep-cleanses debris. Contains no artificial fragrance or color. Professional recommendation advised.

How it works:

  • Naturally-foaming Quillaja Saponaria removes impurities and excess oils.
  • Skin-smoothing Balm Mint cools and calms the skin.
  • Purifying Lavander Extract assists in cleansing.


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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Gently lather a small amount of gel on moistened hands. Apply to dampened face and throat. Rinse with warm water and repeat for professional cleaning results.
Water/Aqua/Eau, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Disodium Lauroamphodiacetate, Sodium Trideceth Sulfate, Hexylene Glycol, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Extract, Melissa Officinalis Leaf Extract, Quillaja Saponaria Bark Extract, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, PPG-5-Ceteth-20, Citric Acid, Sodium Chloride, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben.

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DermalogicaSpecial Cleansing Gel
 
4.7

(based on 399 reviews)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (268)
  • Gentle (258)
  • Not greasy (201)
  • Balances skin (183)
  • Improves skin texture (167)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (15)
  • Pricey / poor value (10)
  • Doesn't remove makeup (7)
  • Doesn't work (7)
  • Irritates skin (5)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (201)
  • Combination skin (137)
  • All skin types (135)
  • Sensitive skin (107)
  • Oily skin (61)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (205), Budget shopper (137)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (15), 30 minutes (12)

Reviewed by 399 customers

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4.0

I am a fan!

By QB

from Florida

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Gentle
  • Leaves Clean Feel

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types

    Comments about Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel:

    I use the Cleansing Gellar every day.

     
    5.0

    I would definitely recommend this product

    By Caramel

    from Durham, NC

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Gentle
    • Leaves Clean Feel
    • Moisturizing
    • Not Greasy
    • Smells Great

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Oily Skin

      Comments about Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel:

      This product is gentle on the skin and smells great!!

       
      5.0

      The best cleansing gel I have used.

      By Taona

      from Corvallis, Oregon

      Comments about Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel:

      I have tried so many different cleansers but this one beats them all! I have also tried the Dermalogica essential cleanser but prefer this one over it. My skin has improved a ton since experimenting with Dermalogica products, so far the best combination has been: precleanser, special cleansing gel (with a clarisonic), the multi-active toner and the intensive moisture balance (moisturizer). I'm going to try the daily microfoliant next. LOVE this brand!

       
      5.0

      CLEAN SKIN

      By SOFT & SWEET

      from Tampa, FL

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types
        • Combination Skin
        • Daily Use

        Comments about Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel:

        I like the way my skin feels after washing with this cleansing gel. Feels clean but not dried out.

         
        5.0

        Love Dermalogica

        By Judy

        from Cookeville, TN

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Gentle
        • Leaves Clean Feel
        • Not Greasy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel:

          I use it every morning and evening. Dermalogica is my favorite skin care line.

           
          5.0

          Great and easy to use doesnt dry out skin

          By Mary

          from Phoenix, AZ

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Leaves Clean Feel
          • Not Greasy
          • Smells Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel:

            I have been using the product line for a few years and like it a lot

             
            5.0

            Great cleansing gel

            By cb

            from Pennsylvania

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types

              Comments about Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel:

              I use the precleanse along with the cleansing gel and have been using it for the past 10 years. I have tried other products but always come back to this brand. It's a little more expensive but is well worth it.

               
              5.0

              BEST CLEANSER I'VE EVER USED

              By YZNBby

              from Denver, CO

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Daily Use

                Comments about Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel:

                I'm a skincare junkie and I've tried so many cleansers and this one beats all of them! It's amazing, after I wash my face with it, it leaves it feeling so clean, moisturized, and more importantly to me, doesn't make my face feel dry/tight. It's a little on the pricey side but if you're looking for a good cleanser buy the travel size and try it first! :)

                 
                5.0

                Love Dermalogica. Love this.

                By Kim

                from Ft Thomas, KY

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Balances Skin
                • Gentle
                • Leaves Clean Feel

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Combination Skin
                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel:

                  I love this facial cleanser and it works great on my combination skin. Some days I'm a little more oily, some days a little more dry but this always leaves me feeling clean without dryness.

                   
                  4.0

                  I ill continue to buy this product

                  By Mkachika

                  from Wellington, FL

                  About Me Budget Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Leaves Clean Feel

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Combination Skin
                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel:

                    I am a total budget buyer but for this product I will go out of budget

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                    • Q:

                      I am wanting to use this as a pre-cleanser before using the dermal clay cleanser. Is this a good pair?
                      Asked on 2/9/2016 by Lisa from Pasadena, CA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thank you for your inquiry. Special Cleansing Gel is a foaming gel cleanser good for all skin types. It would work very well as a pre cleanser before using Dermal Clay Cleanser. Special Cleansing Gel is very concentrated, only use a pea size amount and should be mixed with plenty of water.

                        Dermalogica Brand Expert

                        Answered on 2/9/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                    • Q:

                      is this good for combination skin? i have a oily t zone and dry cheeks.
                      Asked on 1/1/2016 by M from no where.

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thank you for your inquiry. Special Cleansing Gel will help to balance combination skin and address dehydration. Follow with MultiActive Toner and Skin Smoothing Cream for best results. Exfoliating regularly with Daily Microfoliant will allow your products to work better and will help to balance oil production.

                        Dermalogica Brand Expert

                        Answered on 1/6/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                    • Q:

                      Is it safe to use on my eyes?? To remove eye makeup?
                      Asked on 9/3/2015 by Rose

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Rose,

                        Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, Special Cleansing Gel can be used on the eye area to remove eye make up. When cleansing skin you can lather Special Cleansing Gel and bring it right over the ye area for one easy make up removing cleanse.

                        -Dermalogica Brand Expert

                        Answered on 9/3/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                    • Q:

                      is this cleanser to be used day and night?
                      Asked on 8/27/2015 by Lola from US

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thank you for your inquiry. We do recommend that you do a double cleanse morning and night. Special Cleansing Gel can be used for all four cleanses or you can use Per Cleanse as your first cleanse to help remove stubborn dirt and make up.

                        -Dermalogica Brand Expert

                        Answered on 8/27/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                    • Q:

                      hello, my skin is combination type and sometimes has some blackhead, what products can work with my skin type?

                      thanks a lot
                      Asked on 5/25/2015 by Tina from Co

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Tina,
                        We have great products to balance combination skin and help keep follicles clear. Please see below for product recommendations:
                        Special Cleansing Gel
                        Multi Active Toner
                        Daily Microfoliant
                        Skin Refining Masque
                        Skin Smoothing Cream
                        Solar Defense Booster
                        MultiVitamin Power Firm

                        -Dermalogica Brand Expert

                        Answered on 5/28/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                    • Q:

                      is this product the recommended cleanser to use as a follow up to the pre cleanser of the same product line?
                      Asked on 4/21/2015 by Jackey from US

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, any of Dermalogica's facial cleansers are suitable for use after PreCleanse. Special Cleansing Gel is formulated for all skin types.

                        Answered on 4/21/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      Does this product help with dark spots?
                      Asked on 4/17/2015 by Toya

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Toya,

                        Special Cleansing Gel is a foaming gel cleanser for all skin types. It will not help with hyper pigmentation. We do however, have a brightening system called Power Bright that will target uneven skin tone. This is a 3 product system that is used twice a day for 8 weeks for full results. You can enhance your results by using these other brightening products;
                        Daily Microfolaint
                        Skin Resurfacing Cleanser
                        MultiVitamin Power Recovery Masque.

                        Kindest Regards,
                        Dermalogica Brand Expert

                        Answered on 4/22/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                    • Q:

                      Can this product be used with a Clarisonic?
                      Asked on 1/4/2015 by anna from texas

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel performs wonderfully with Clarisonic facial cleansing devices!

                        Answered on 1/8/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      Will this product help with rosacea? Also, do you have a sample kit that can be purchased to try the products?
                      Asked on 4/22/2014 by Pam from New Port Richey, Florida

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      does this have abrasion qualities and is it for aging skin?
                      Asked on 2/26/2014 by Carla from eastampton, nj

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        This product is nonabrasive and does not contain exfoliating ingredients. This product is formulated for all skin types and conditions, including aging skin. For a more targeted anti-aging cleanser, try Dermalogica AGE smart™ Skin Resurfacing Cleanser (Item #: 2152643), which contains lactic acid to gently resurface the skin and improve skin texture: http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=prod2152643

                        Answered on 2/27/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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