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Dermalogica Clearing Mattifier

Dermalogica

Clearing Mattifier

Item #: 2152601 Size: 1.3 oz

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A medicated topical treatment that clears breakouts, reduces congestion and controls shine. Organic Silicones melt gently into skin to help diminish fine lines and smooth skin texture while providing an all-day matte finish. Niacinamide, Zinc Gluconate, Yeast Extract, Caffeine and Biotin purify and inhibit overactive sebaceous activity while Salicylic Acid clears congested follicles to minimize future breakout activity. Cinnamon Bark Extract helps reduce comedones and calming Green Tea and Chamomile soothe inflammation associated with breakouts. Contains no artificial fragrance or color.

How it works:

  • Organic Silicones smooth skin texture and diminish fine lines while providing superior shine control.
  • Salicylic Acid aids in clearing congested follicles and soothing skin irritation.
  • Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A) acts as a natural exfoliant.
  • Camellia Oleifera (Green Tea), Licorice and Chamomile soothe and calm inflammation.
  • Niacinamide, Yeast Extract, Horse Chestnut, Licorice, Panthenol (Pro-Vitamin B5) and Caffeine act as bioregulators of sebaceous secretions in skin, reducing oil and shine.
  • A patent-pending Cinnamon Bark blend inhibits bacterial lipid metabolism and degradation of enzymes while eliminating bacteria, providing astringent properties and helping to reduce comedones for clearer skin.
  • Grape Seed Extract, Panthenol (Pro-Vitamin B5) and Vitamin E condition and provide critical defense against free radical damage.


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Cleanse the skin thoroughly before applying. Cover entire affected area with a thin layer one or two times daily. If bothersome dryness or peeling occurs, reduce application to once a day or every other day. Can be used under makeup, or alone in oily-prone areas, to reduce oily shine.
Active Ingredients: Salicylic Acid 2.0%.

Inactive Ingredients: Cyclopentasiloxane, C30-45 Alkyl Cetearyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Ethoxydiglycol, Water (Aqua), Enantia Chlorantha Bark Extract, Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Bark Extract, Aesculus Hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut) Seed Extract, Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract, Corallina Officinalis Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Yeast Extract, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Niacinamide, Zinc Gluconate, Caffeine, Biotin, Ammonium Glycyrrhizate, Stearyl Glycyrrhetinate, Sarcosine, Tocopheryl Acetate, Retinyl Palmitate, Panthenol, Lauryl PEG-9 Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone, PTFE, Capryloyl Glycine, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Butylene Glycol, Propylene Glycol.

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DermalogicaClearing Mattifier
 
4.4

(based on 98 reviews)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (70)
  • Non-greasy (61)
  • Softens skin (34)
  • Soothes skin (29)
  • Moisturizes (14)

Cons

  • Not effective (5)
  • Heavy (4)
  • Greasy (3)
  • Pricey / poor value (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (77)
  • Enlarged pores (35)
  • Sensitive skin (22)
  • Fine lines/wrinkles (12)
  • Oily skin (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (52), Survivalist / minimalist (18), Beauty expert (14), Brand buyer (5), Budget shopper (3)
    • Skin Type:
    • Oily (45), Combination (42), Dry (3)

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4.0

Love

By Jordan

from Amarillo tx

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Moisturizes
  • Non-Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Oily skin
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Mattifier:

    If you have oily skin and your makeup slowly slides off your face, buy this. For reals though. This and some bb cream and im out the door.

    • Skin Type:
    • Oily
     
    5.0

    I love this product it helps my skin a lot

    By Glory

    from Las cruces

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Non-Greasy
    • Smells Great
    • Soothes Skin

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Mattifier:

      I like it a lot it has really helped my skin

      • Skin Type:
      • Combination

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Worth every penny

      By AlA

      from Chicago, IL

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Soothes Skin

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Enlarged Pores

        Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Mattifier:

        I started using this product in my 20s when I could find no relief from my oily, shiny forehead. It was a miracle worker after hundreds of dollars spent trying other products. I use it daily on my forehand, nose and under eye. Not only does it stop shine, it curbs breakouts and reduces the look of pores. This product is worth every penny!

        • Skin Type:
        • Oily

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Good product

        By Brian Aigner

        from Midlothian, VA

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Can be greasy if you skin is not cleansed first

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Mattifier:

        Keeps shine and acne under control

        • Skin Type:
        • Oily

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        It's not great but it's not bad either.

        By angela

        from exton pa

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Non-Greasy

        Cons

        • Not Effective

        Best Uses

          Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Mattifier:

          Only mattifies the skin temporarily and I didnt notice a difference in the clearing of my stress induced acne.

          • Skin Type:
          • Combination

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Love it

          By Delta

          from Houston

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Non-Greasy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Mattifier:

            It's takes the oil on my oily skin right away

            • Skin Type:
            • Oily

            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            love it!

            By Cristina

            from Edinburg, TX

            About Me Skin Care Professional

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight

            Cons

            • Greasy

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Enlarged Pores
            • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
            • Redness/ Blotchiness
            • Sensitive Skin
            • Uneven Skin Tone

            Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Mattifier:

            Leaves your skin so Matt while preventing breakouts only down fall is that it doesn't last as long as is expect it but I used it as a primer worked for a few hours but would be perfect to control oil and leave you with a Matt look

            • Skin Type:
            • Oily

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Does the job

            By SCOOTERBAY

            from KENNESAW GA

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Long Lasting
            • Non-Greasy
            • Soothes Skin

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Enlarged Pores
              • Oily t zone

              Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Mattifier:

              Very effective product. I've tried many mattifiers and this one is the best

              • Skin Type:
              • Combination
               
              1.0

              Tried in sample kit

              By Jackie

              from Orlando, FL

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Reviewer

              Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Mattifier:

              I completely agree with the comment about how it melts off into flakes and balls after application. Especially if you try to put make up or a moisturizer on, but even on it's own it would rub off the blemish very easily due to its texture. Didn't help with pimples, either. Threw it away after trying to use it for a few months.

              • Skin Type:
              • Dry
               
              5.0

              Great Product

              By Bells

              from Lakeville, MN

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about Dermalogica Clearing Mattifier:

              Saw results after a couple days

              • Skin Type:
              • Oily

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              • Q:

                Do you wear this under makeup like a primer?
                Asked on 5/13/2016 by Tess from North Dakota, US

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Thank you for your inquiry. This treatment product should be used directly on clean skin to absorb and reduce oil production. You may also use it under make up as a primer and for touch ups during the day. Less is more with this product, the size of a grain of rice with cover your entire T Zone.

                  Dermalogica Brand Expert

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

                i have oily scalp after shaving my head. can i use this product?
                Asked on 3/10/2016 by SpiderMan from NJ

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Thank you for your inquiry. You may use a small amount of this product, however oil control lotion may be a better more cost effective choice. A little goes a long way with these product. A small amount will work best.

                  Dermalogca Brand Expert

                  Answered on 3/10/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
              • Q:

                what product helps to clear oily "shine"?
                Asked on 7/5/2015 by sandy from fl

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hello Sandy,

                  Clearing Mattifier is perfect for absorbing excess oil and regulating oil production. Apply a thin layer the clean skin in oily areas. The size of a grain of rice is enough for the T Zone. For very oily skin follow with Oil Control Lotion or Oil Free Matte SPF30. You may reapply Clearing Mattifier by dabbing a small amount over moisturizer and make up.

                  -Dermalogica Brand Expert

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

                If this is to be used with the Oil Control Lotion during the day, which should be put on first and which second?
                Asked on 6/14/2015 by Ebie from New Orleans, LA

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hello Ebie,

                  Thank you for your inquiry. Clearing Mattifier can be used with Oil Control Lotion to help reduce oil production and keep skin shine free. Apply a very thin layer to skin in oily areas under Oil Control Lotion. You may also touch up with a small amout to reduce shin during the day.

                  -Dermalogica Brand Expert

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

                Does the product have an SPF?
                Asked on 6/13/2015 by Cecilia from Wilmington, DE

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hello Cecilia,

                  Clearing Mattifier does not have sunscreen in it. We recommend using Oil Free Matte SPF 30 as daily moisturizer with sunscreen for oily skin. You can lay these two products for very oily skin. Clearing Mattifier would be applied in a very thin layer under Oil Free Matte SPF30 and can be used for touch ups during the day.

                  -Dermalogica Brand Expert

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

                I have combination skin and am primarily interested in controlling the oil in my t-zone, specifically my nose. My question is if this product could be concentrated on my nose or t-zone only, underneath my primer and above my moisturizer. Or is there a better product I can use because my nose is the worst.
                Asked on 4/3/2015 by michelle

                2 answers

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hello Michelle,
                  Clearing Mattifier is the best product for this purpose. For best results apply Clearing Mattifier after toner to clean skin under moisturizer. It can be applied through out the day as well to spot treat shine. Clearing Mattifier will not only help to minimize shine, but reduce pore size as well. Use daily for best results.

                  Dermalogica Brand Expert

                  Answered on 4/3/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hello Michelle,
                  Clearing Mattifier is the best product for this purpose. For best results apply Clearing Mattifier after toner to clean skin under moisturizer. It can be applied through out the day as well to spot treat shine. Clearing Mattifier will not only help to minimize shine, but reduce pore size as well. Use daily for best results.

                  Dermalogica Brand Expert

                  Answered on 4/3/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
              • Q:

                this product is for morning use only. is this correct??
                Asked on 1/14/2015 by sandy from FL

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  Yes, Clearing Mattifier should be applied in the morning in a thin layer directly onto clean skin.

                  Answered on 1/14/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
              • Q:

                Do I wear this before my toner and moisturizer and is the Oil Control Lotion a must for this
                Asked on 1/13/2015 by jess from Rowland hts

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  This product should be applied after cleansing and toning to clean skin in a thin layer. Using in conjunction with Oil Control Lotion is recommended for best results but not required.

                  Answered on 1/14/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
              • Q:

                do I use this product morning and night with the oil control lotion? thank you!!
                Asked on 1/13/2015 by sandy from FL

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  Clearing Mattifier is applied in the morning in a thin layer directly on to clean skin and then layered with Oil Control Lotion. Oil Control Lotion can be used morning and night.

                  Answered on 1/13/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
              • Q:

                Do I use this with the oil control lotion?
                Asked on 1/11/2015 by sandy from FL

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  These products should be layered. Clearing Mattifier is a targeted treatment that absorbs and slows down oil production. It is applied in the morning in a thin layer directly on to clean skin and then layered with Oil Control Lotion. Oil Control Lotion is a moisturizer that has microsponges in it to absorb oil while hydrating an oily skin and can be used morning and night. For excess oil it is important to use a clay based masque like Sebum Clearing Masque 2-3 times a week. We hope this helps!

                  Answered on 1/13/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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