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Dermalogica Dermal Clay Cleanser

Dermalogica

Dermal Clay Cleanser

16.9 oz.

Item #: 2152627

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A skin-perfecting formula that provides deep-cleansing to oily, congested skin. Water-soluble Kaolin and Green clays combine with purifying extracts of Sambucus, Ivy and Lemon to remove excess oils and refine the skin's texture. Calming Cucumber and healing Sage soothe irritation, while refreshing Menthol revitalizes even the most tired skin. Contains no artificial fragrance or color. Professional recommendation advised.


How it works:

  • Naturally-absorbent, Bentonite and Kaolin clays absorb excess oil.
  • Astringent extracts of Sambucus, Ivy and Lemon remove excess oils and refine the skin's texture.
  • Menthol, Sage, Cucumber and Milk Proteins help calm the skin.


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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Pump a small amount of cleanser into the palm of the hand. Apply to dampened face and throat and massage with damp fingertips in light, upward strokes. Concentrate on any areas of oily congestion and impurities. Rinse off with warm water and repeat for professional cleansing results.
Water, Carthamus Tinctorius (safflower) Seed Oil, Butylene Glycol, Kaolin, Disodium Cocoamphodipropionate, Glyceryl Stearate, Titanium Dioxide, Sorbitan Oleate, Extracts Of: Melissa Officinalis Leaf, Malva Sylvestris (mallow), Cucumis Sativus (cucumber) Fruit, Sambucus Nigra Flower, Arnica Montana Flower, Parietaria Officinalis, Nasturtium Officinale, Arctium Lappa Root, Salvia Officinalis (sage) Leaf, Citrus Medica Limonum (lemon) Fruit, Hedera Helix (ivy), Saponaria Officinalis; Montmorillonite, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Tocopherol, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Magnesium Silicate, Cetyl Alcohol, Stearyl Alcohol, Sorbitan Trioleate, Menthol, Citric Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Tetrasodium EDTA, Propylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben.

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DermalogicaDermal Clay Cleanser
 
4.6

(based on 136 reviews)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (109)
  • Balances skin (85)
  • Not greasy (82)
  • Gentle (67)
  • Improves skin texture (65)

Cons

  • Doesn't remove makeup (11)
  • Dries out skin (7)
  • Doesn't work (5)
  • Irritates skin (5)
  • Bad smell (3)

Best Uses

  • Oily skin (85)
  • Daily use (55)
  • Acne-prone skin (54)
  • Combination skin (53)
  • Sensitive skin (26)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (68), Budget shopper (47)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (5), 30 minutes (3)

Reviewed by 136 customers

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5.0

YES

By Justine_Cudi

from Chicago, IL

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Balances Skin
  • Improves Skin Texture
  • Leaves Clean Feel

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Combination Skin
    • Daily Use
    • Oily Skin
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Dermalogica Dermal Clay Cleanser:

    I'm 29 and have been searching for a cleanser for my sensitive but oily skin...and I have found it. I've spent years and hundreds of dollars looking for one and I got it. I can't be happier. Its effective and makes mine skin feel clean. Boyfriend loves it too

     
    5.0

    This stuff is great

    By Brooke

    from Minnesota

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone Skin
      • Combination Skin
      • Daily Use
      • Oily Skin

      Comments about Dermalogica Dermal Clay Cleanser:

      I have extremely oily skin. I don't know if I've got an extreme bout of luck going on or if this really has cleared my skin up but I haven't had a breakout since I started using this 2 months ago. I do use a moisturizer afterwards on my non-oily areas. I use a benzoyl peroxide face wash and then this with my clairsonic and my skin looks and feels amazing. The tingly feeling makes me feel super clean. Wouldn't recommend for dry skin.

       
      5.0

      Awesome cleaner

      By Grace

      from Wilmington NC

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Doesn't Remove Makeup

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone Skin
      • Oily Skin
      • Sensitive Skin

      Comments about Dermalogica Dermal Clay Cleanser:

      This cleanser is awesome if you have oily skin. I bought the oily skin kit about a month ago and fell in love with the products. I always take off my makeup at night and then use the face cleanser. It makes our face feel cool and super clean. It does help with oily, sensitive skin. I have very sensitive skin that is adult acne prone and my face is also allergic to fragrance. I would suggest this to anyone with oily skin that wants a good clean feeling.

       
      5.0

      These are great products

      By Chris

      from Houston tx

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Balances Skin
      • Gentle
      • Improves Skin Texture
      • Leaves Clean Feel
      • Many compliments on my complexion
      • Not Greasy
      • Smells Great

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Dermalogica Dermal Clay Cleanser:

          Morning and night also use their scrub

           
          5.0

          Love this cleanser

          By Journey to clear skin

          from Delaware

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Balances Skin
          • Leaves Clean Feel

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone Skin
            • Combination Skin

            Comments about Dermalogica Dermal Clay Cleanser:

            I use it as a cleanser sometimes, but more so as a 5 minute mask. I love the tingly feeling, and it helps reduce skin congestion.

             
            5.0

            Like it!

            By B

            from San Francisco

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Balances Skin
            • Gentle
            • Improves Skin Texture
            • Leaves Clean Feel
            • No smell, has a menthol feel,
            • Not Greasy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Acne-Prone Skin
              • Oily Skin
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about Dermalogica Dermal Clay Cleanser:

              I normally use Obagi & since I ran out I bought Dermalogica.

               
              5.0

              A must in my skincare routine!!!

              By Jackie M.

              from San Leandro, Ca

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Acne-Prone Skin
                • Combination Skin
                • Daily Use
                • Oily Skin

                Comments about Dermalogica Dermal Clay Cleanser:

                I use this face wash twice a day! I have oily skin and I find this product gets my makeup off, keeps my skin clear & does not dry me out! I have been searching for an all in one face wash & this is it for me!

                 
                4.0

                Worth buying

                By Beautyjunkie

                from Daly City

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Acne-Prone Skin
                  • Combination Skin
                  • Daily Use
                  • Oily Skin
                  • Sensitive Skin

                  Comments about Dermalogica Dermal Clay Cleanser:

                  I was recommended this cleanser by an esthetician 14 years ago. Dermalogica is still a great professional brand. I've strayed away and tried other cleansers but this really sucks out dirt and oil. It's cooling and calming. You do need a precleanse if you wear make up.

                   
                  5.0

                  I like it.

                  By Angela

                  from Buda, TX

                  About Me Budget Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Feel minty
                  • Gentle
                  • Improves Skin Texture
                  • Leaves Clean Feel
                  • Not Greasy

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • All Skin Types
                    • Daily Use
                    • Oily Skin

                    Comments about Dermalogica Dermal Clay Cleanser:

                    I tried this and really liked the minty feel. After about a month my face looked really smooth and clear.

                     
                    5.0

                    Life saver

                    By LPriss

                    from Panama City Beach

                    About Me Budget Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Leaves Clean Feel
                    • Not Greasy

                    Cons

                    • Doesn't Remove Makeup

                    Best Uses

                    • Acne-Prone Skin
                    • Daily Use
                    • Oily Skin

                    Comments about Dermalogica Dermal Clay Cleanser:

                    I absolutely LOVE this cleanser! My face is oily/combination and this cleanser does the job perfectly. It purifies and get deep down in my pores, also has a nice cooling sensation. It leaves my face feeling clean and refreshed every time. I usually buy the smaller size bottle and it lasts me at least 6 months; a little goes a long way!

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                    • Q:

                      Hi, I purchased the clay cleanser after asking the salon lady for a face wash.. She recommended the clay cleanser.. I was looking for a daily face wash to remove make up etc. Please can you tell me if I have the wrong product as I was not looking for a cleanser but everyday face wash. How many times can I use this?
                      Asked on 6/26/2016 by Samar from London

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thank you for your inquiry. Dermal Clay Cleanser can be used twice a day to help balance oily skin. If you are looking for a cleanser to remove eye make up and cleanse skin daily, Special Cleansing Gel may be a better choice. Special Cleansing Gel is a foaming gel cleanser that can be used on the eye area to remove make up.

                        Dermalogica Brand Expert

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

                      Is this a product that can be used for ethnic skin that is oily and acne prone?
                      Asked on 6/29/2015 by S

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thank you for your inquiry. All of our products can be used by all skin types and colors. Dermal Clay Cleanser is for oily skin and can be used as a masque as well. This cleanser has kaolin and bentonite clays to absorb excess oil and menthenol to calm and sooth irritated skin.

                        -Dermalogica Brand Expert

                        Answered on 6/30/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                    • Q:

                      How many times is it recommended for the Dermal Clay Cleanser to be used per day? Can it be used morning and night or once per day?
                      Asked on 6/15/2015 by Skin KC from Los Angeles

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thank you for your inquiry. Dermal Clay Cleanser can be used morning and night for oily skin or once a day for normal to oily skin. You can also leave Dermal Clay Cleanser on your skin for 5-10 minutes as a masque 2-3 times a week. For maximum benefit use as a masque after exfoliating.

                        -Dermalogica Brand Expert

                        Answered on 6/16/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                    • Q:

                      I have excessively oily, somewhat blemish-prone skin with some blackheads and a ton of congested pores. I want to try this brand, but don't know where to start. Would this be the correct cleanser for me? If not, what would be? And can any other Dermalogica products be suggested for my issues? Thanks.
                      Asked on 6/13/2015 by Ebie from New Orleans, LA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Ebie,

                        From what you have told us Dermal Clay Cleanser is a good choice for your skin. This cleanser will absorb excess oil and can be used as a masque. Several times a week leave Dermal Clay Cleanser on you skin for 5-10 minutes to maximize oil absorbing properties.
                        -Dermalogica Brand Expert

                        Answered on 6/15/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                    • Q:

                      I am looking for a deep cleanser to use at night. I have dry skin in the winter months and oily in the summer. My skin is sensitive and blackheads seem to be my main issue in my t zone. I also do get some breakouts. Typically the breakouts are hormonal related. Is this appropriate for me to use? If not, can you suggest one ( dermalogica or another brand)?
                      Asked on 1/7/2015 by jen from Chicago

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        The best deep cleanser for your skin at the end of the day is PreCleanse. This is a water soluble oil based cleanser that is used before your normal cleanser. The lightweight oils will penetrate into your follicles and break down any surface dirt, makeup, sunscreen or sebum that can clog pores. From what you have told us, Special Cleansing Gel would be the correct cleanser for you to use morning and night as your normal cleanser. Special Cleansing Gel is a foaming gel cleanser with Balm Mint and Lavender to help hydrate and balance combination skin. To prevent blackheads, exfoliate with Daily Microfoliant 3-4 times a week and use Skin Refining Masque 2-3 times a week. Follow with MultiActive Toner and Skin Smoothing Cream. We hope this helps!

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

                      hello! i am looking for a quality, gluten free skin care system for my teenage daughter who is fighting acne. can you help?
                      Asked on 12/11/2014 by anna from marlton, nj

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                    • Q:

                      How long does this product last?
                      Asked on 10/25/2014 by chi1

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        The 8.4 oz. size typically lasts for 200 uses (rough time estimate is 3 months). The 16.9 oz. size typically lasts for 400 uses (rough time estimate is 6 months).

                        Answered on 11/4/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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