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Dermalogica Clearing Skin Wash

Dermalogica

Clearing Skin Wash

8.4 oz

Item #: 2152598

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This non-irritating, naturally-foaming cleanser is the perfect start to around-the-clock control of breakouts, comedones and excess surface oils. Salicylic Acid sloughs off dead skin cells to clear clogged follicles, helping to prevent future breakout activity. Soothing, naturally-antiseptic extracts of Balm Mint, Eucalyptus, Tea Tree, Burdock and Camphor calm congested, aggravated skin. Skin is left clean and prepped for optimal absorption of acne control treatment ingredients. Contains no artificial fragrance or color.

How it works:
  • Naturally-foaming cleanser clears away excess oil without stripping skin.
  • Salicylic Acid aids in clearing congested follicles and soothing irritation.
  • An anti-acne blend of botanical extracts including Licorice, Calendula, Milk Thistle, Lemon Peel, Arnica and Bergamot works with Salicylic Acid to help prevent future breakouts.
  • Tea Tree, Burdock, Eucalyptus, Golden Seal and Chamomile help eliminate bacteria.
  • Camphor and Menthol cool inflammation.

We recommend that first-time Dermalogica users visit an authorized skin treatment professional for a client consultation in an ULTA store.

Dermalogica Skin Treatments available at all ULTA locations. Click here for more information.
Work a pea-sized amount into a lather in wet hands. Apply to dampened face and throat, massaging in circular motions while concentrating on areas of congestion and oiliness. Avoid eye area. Rinse thoroughly with warm water. Follow with Skin Purifying Wipes and prescribed Dermalogica MediBac Clearing regimen.
Active Ingredients: Salicylic Acid (0.5%).

Inactive Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, PEG-3 Glyceryl Cocoate, Sodium Lauroyl Oat Amino Acids, Melissa Officinalis Leaf Extract, Quillaja Saponaria Bark Extract, Echinacea Purpurea Extract, Arnica Montana Flower Extract, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Extract, Arctium Majus Root Extract, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Extract, Taraxasum Officinale (Dandelion) Rhyizome/Root Extract, Hydrastis Canadensis (Golden Seal) Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Extract, Silybum Marianum Fruit Extract, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Sodium PCA, Lactic Acid, Camphor, Menthol, Butylene Glycol, PEG-150 Pentaerythrityl Tetrastearate, PEG-6 Caprylic/Capric Glycerides, Tetrasodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Chlorphenesin, Diammonium Copper EDTA.

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DermalogicaClearing Skin Wash
 
4.5

(based on 255 reviews)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (192)
  • Easy to use (179)
  • Soothing (102)
  • Minimizes pores (79)
  • Smells great (65)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (25)
  • Doesn't work (16)
  • Irritates skin (9)
  • Pricey / poor value (7)

Best Uses

  • Adult acne (160)
  • Moderate acne (101)
  • Blackheads & whiteheads (78)
  • Inflammatory acne (45)
  • Teen acne (26)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (119), Budget shopper (98)

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5.0

The only thing I'll ever use for acne

By Jenny

from Chalfont, PA

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Acne-Prone Skin
    • Daily Use
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Skin Wash:

    This is incredible, I have always struggled with adult acne, with a combination of cystic acne and small pimples here and there. This product takes off all my makeup and leaves my skin feeling amazing! The only down side is it is on the more expensive side...but honestly I'd pay anything to get rid of my acne this just happened at a better cost than most product.

     
    4.0

    Clears up acne

    By Stef

    from Medford, Oregon

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Improves Skin Texture
    • Leaves Clean Feel

    Cons

    • Dries Out Skin

    Best Uses

    • Acne-Prone Skin

    Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Skin Wash:

    Use it every ft and has already cleared my acne after only a couple uses

     
    5.0

    Only cleanser I'm happy using

    By Ashley

    from Little Falls, NJ

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Balances Skin
    • Effective
    • Improves Skin Texture
    • Leaves Clean Feel
    • Not Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone Skin
      • Combination Skin
      • Daily Use

      Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Skin Wash:

      I've been using this dermalogica product for 2 years now & will never use any other brand. Over time you use less product because your skin is better overall. The 8.4oz bottle will last me about 5 months. Dermalogica has fantastic products overall.

       
      5.0

      Great face wash

      By Kate the mom

      from Iowa

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Skin Wash:

      My face feels great & has helped my acne.

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      • No
       
      5.0

      I love this product!

      By KK

      from Bossier City, LA

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Skin Wash:

      Lifesaver!

       
      5.0

      Best acne wash for your body

      By Jackson

      from Phoenix, AZ.

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Skin Wash:

      Small amount does the job! Great product.

       
      4.0

      good product

      By rocky

      from detroit

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Soothing
      • Works Effectively

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Adult Acne

        Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Skin Wash:

        Use as directed. Works well

         
        5.0

        Must Have!

        By 25 Going On 30

        from Miami, FL

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Hydrates Skin
        • Soothing
        • Works Effectively

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Adult Acne

          Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Skin Wash:

          I love this product! I am 25 years old and I have never really been able to fully get my acne under control, everything that seemed to target acne irritated my sensitive dry skin and it's been tough trying to find something that was effective yet gentle enough that I could use every day. This product works amazing, I could see a significant improvement in my acne and it did not irritate or dry my skin in any way. You definitely pay for what you get, this is definitely worth every penny.

           
          5.0

          100% would buy this again, worth every penny!

          By Chelsea liz

          from Virginia

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Hydrates Skin
          • Minimizes Pores
          • Smells Great
          • Soothing
          • Works Effectively

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Moderate Acne

            Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Skin Wash:

            I've tried other stuff before and most have dried out my skin or not worked at all, this is great and I've had very clear skin since using it, I get moderate acne here and there. I've recommended this to my sister who just purchased also after seeing my results.

             
            5.0

            I like it! It works!

            By Rega

            from Rochester NY

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Minimizes Pores

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Blackheads & Whiteheads

              Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Skin Wash:

              It works! Less Pores!

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              15 Questions | 15 Answers
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              • Q:

                I currently use the DermalogicA overnight clearing gel and have been doing so for a few years. It has worked OK but i dont use a cleanser. Recently i have been breaking out more frequently. Would this be OK to pair with the overnight cleansing gel?
                Asked on 5/11/2016 by Spencer from Toronto, on

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Thank you for your inquiry. We recommend cleansing your skin everyday. Clearing Skin Wash would be the best option for the issues you are having with your skin. This is a foaming gel cleanser. Please use a dime size amount with pleantly of water to make a foamy wash.

                  Dermalogica Brand Expert

                  Answered on 5/16/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
              • Q:

                Is this product good for blackheads? I have tried every drugstore brand and nothing seems to help
                Asked on 1/19/2016 by helpppp

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, it will help however you need to start by having your blackheads removed and maintain those results by exfoliating and using a masque such as Charcoal Rescue Masque 2-3 times a week.

                  Dermalogica Brand Expert

                  Answered on 1/20/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
              • Q:

                My boyfriend has never had acne, but now at 27 years old he is experiencing some serious issues with it. I am trying to find something he can use because he is getting it bad on his back as well. Will this product or something similar help with his face and back?
                Asked on 1/15/2016 by Victoria from Clarksville, TN

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, Clearing Skin Wash is the best choice in cleansers for his face and back. This exfoliating cleanser is also medicated to help kill bacteria without over drying the skin.

                  Dermalogica Brand Expert

                  Answered on 1/20/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
              • Q:

                Can this be used with the Carisonic Mia 1?
                Asked on 12/27/2015 by Mel

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, you can use Clearing Skin Wash with your Clarisonic. Once a day or every other day should be ok. You can adjust frequency according to your skin's tolerance.

                  Dermalogica Brand Expert

                  Answered on 12/30/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
              • Q:

                Is this product drying at all? I am currently using Neutrogena oil free acne wash and am looking to switch to something else but my face tends to be dry due to the other topical acne medication I am on.
                Asked on 11/16/2015 by Jessica from US

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Thank you for your inquiry. Clearing Skin Wash is formulated to help address breakouts without being to harsh on the skin. You will also benefit from the following products that address breakouts for delicate skin conditions:

                  Breakout Control, Charcoal Rescue Masque and Oil Control Lotion.

                  -Dermalogica Brand Expert

                  Answered on 11/18/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
              • Q:

                is this good cleanser for oily acne prone skin?
                Asked on 9/9/2015 by britt from wv

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Thank you for your inquiry. Clearing Skin Wash is an antibacterial foaming gel cleanser from our MediBac line that is made for acne prone skin. This cleanser has salicylic acid to help keep follicles clear without over drying your skin. Use as part of our MediBac system for best results.

                  -Dermalogica Brand Expert

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

                I was thinking about getting a dermalogica face wash ,but I'm not sure which one is best for me and I didn't want to just pick one then it not work because the price ,but my skin is very oily and acne prone most of my breakouts are on my cheeks and chin and I also have blackheads almost everywhere and can't seem to get rid of them
                Asked on 9/6/2015 by britt from United States

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Thank you for your inquiry. The best cleaning option for your skin is Clearing Skin Wash from our MediBac line. This is an antibacterial foaming gel cleanser that will gently exfoliate skin to help keep follicles clear. Use twice a day or alternate with your regular cleanser.

                  -Dermalogica Brand Expert

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

                Is this product for adults and teens? Or is it just for adults?
                Asked on 5/11/2015 by Brandon from Greensboro, NC

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hello Brandon,
                  Clear Start is Dermalogica's teen line. These products are intended for teens that are experiencing breakouts. Our MediBac line is for adult acne that is cause by chronic stress and hormone imbalances. Both lines target breakouts however, our teen line is formulated with a delicate teen skin in mind. If you are unsure which line is best for you we recommend being Face Mapped at your Ulta store.
                  -Dermalogica Brand Expert

                  Answered on 5/12/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
              • Q:

                when can I use it like before bed or before shower?
                Asked on 3/29/2015 by Lexi from Hazelhurst,MS

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hello Lexi,
                  Clearing Skin Wash should be used twice a day in the morning and before bed. You may cleanse your skin at the sink or in the shower. Use a pea size amount of cleanser with plenty of water, work on the skin for about a minute and rinse with water. Follow with toner and moisturizer.

                  Dermalogica Brand Expert

                  Answered on 3/30/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
              • Q:

                Does this brand have benzoyl ingredient in it?
                Asked on 12/15/2014 by Summer from ohio

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  The active ingredient in this product is Salicylic Acid (0.5%). This cleanser does not contain Benzoyl Peroxide.

                  Answered on 12/16/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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