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Dermalogica Oil Control Lotion

Dermalogica

Oil Control Lotion

Item #: 2152602 Size: 2.0 oz

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A feather-light lotion containing microsponges to absorb oil on the skin's surface, helping to combat shine and maintain an all-day matte finish. Niacinamide, Zinc Gluconate, Yeast Extract, Caffeine and Biotin purify and inhibit overactive sebaceous gland activity while soothing irritation. Salicylic Acid clears congested follicles to minimize future breakout activity, while Enantia Chlorantha Bark Extract controls over-active oil glands, helping to reduce oily shine on skin's surface. Naturally-antiseptic Camphor, Balm Mint and Cornflower cool and calm inflammation. Contains no artificial fragrance or color.

Hw it works:

  • Microsponges absorb excess oil and eliminate shine while providing an all-day matte finish.
  • Salicylic Acid aids in exfoliation of dead surface cells to help keep follicles clear of congestion.
  • Enantia Chlorantha Bark Extract helps regulate sebum to reduce oily surface shine.
  • Niacinamide, Yeast Extract, Horse Chestnut, Licorice, Panthenol (Pro-Vitamin B5) and Caffeine regulate sebum production and soothe inflammation.
  • Zinc Gluconate regulates overactive sebaceous glands. Hyssopus, a plant anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory, helps prevent future breakouts.


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.

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 make-up, or alone in oily-prone areas, to reduce oily shine.
Active Ingredients: Salicylic Acid (1.0%).

Inactive Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Butylene Glycol, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Potato Starch Modified, Hyssopus Officinalis Extract, Melissa Officinalis Leaf Extract, Echinacea Purpurea Extract, Enantia Chlorantha Bark Extract, Yeast Extract, Aesculus Hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut) Seed Extract, Salix Nigra (Willow) Bark Extract, Allantoin, Panthenol, Sodium PCA, Bisabolol, Niacinamide, Ammonium Glycyrrhizate, Zinc Gluconate, Caffeine, Biotin, Phospholipids, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Camphor, Menthol, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water, Oleanolic Acid, Sodium Hydroxide, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Cetyl Alcohol, Xanthan Gum, Methyl Methacrylate/Glycol Dimethacrylate Crosspolymer, Vinyl Dimethicone/Methicone Silsesquioxane Crosspolymer, Nylon-12, Glycerin, Disodium EDTA, Propylene Glycol, Caprylyl Glycol, Chlorphenesin, Phenoxyethanol.

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4.1

(based on 79 reviews)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (53)
  • Effective (49)
  • Hydrates skin (26)
  • Soothing (20)
  • Lightweight (15)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (8)
  • Dries out skin (5)
  • Pricey / poor value (3)

Best Uses

  • Adult acne (25)
  • Oily skin (22)
  • Moderate acne (18)
  • Daily use (15)
  • Blackheads & whiteheads (12)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (38), Budget shopper (25)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (11), 10 minutes (8)

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5.0

Use everyday before your makeup!!

By Amy Gonzalez

from Santa Cruz CA

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Absorbs Quickly
  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Long Lasting
  • Moisturizes Well
  • Not Greasy
  • Smells Great

Cons

    Best Uses

    • After Shower/Bath
    • Daily Use
    • Deep Moisturization

    Comments about Dermalogica Oil Control Lotion:

    This should be used twice a day but especially before you put you're makeup on. It's takes away the shine and lasts ALL DAY!!! No shine for the entire day!!!

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Great product, bad packaging

    By MM

    from West Palm Beach, FL

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Controls Oil
    • Easy To Use
    • Effective
    • Lightweight
    • Smells Great

    Cons

    • Faulty Packaging

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Men
    • Oily Skin

    Comments about Dermalogica Oil Control Lotion:

    I love this product. I use it every morning after cleansing and before moisturizing and it helps control my oily skin and has just enough salicylic acid in it to control acne during the day without drying out my skin. It is very lightweight and absorbs quickly, which I like. However, I have the same issue with this product as I do the precleanse, which is bad packaging. I don't know why, but this product, after a few uses, got caught in the tube dispenser and wouldn't come out. After trying for a few minutes to release whatever had trapped it in there, I squeezed a little too hard and the dispenser shot off of the bottle, spraying half the product all over my bathroom. For the price of this, it's ridiculous that I would have this issue and I was a little more than frustrated that I wasted half of it because of faulty packaging. I will buy the product again because it works for my skin, but I'll just remove the dispenser myself and continue pouring the lotion out of the bottle.

    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 Minutes

    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    its nongreasey

    By Missy Talksalot

    from Houston

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • too expensive

      Best Uses

      • Oily Skin

      Comments about Dermalogica Oil Control Lotion:

      There should b some loyalty benefits for dermalogica users...which is my only skincare

      • My Beauty Routine Takes:
      • 10 Minutes

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Better than seeing my dermatologist

      By Livi

      from Yorkville, IL

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Effective
      • Good Value
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Oily Skin

        Comments about Dermalogica Oil Control Lotion:

        This product is amazing. I have had acne and oily skin for nearly 17 years. I am almost 30 now. I have been on accutane twice and it definitely cleared up my skin, but as soon as I went off of it, my face became so oily!! It was awful. I have been revisiting my dermatologist and wanted to go back on the medicine so bad (however, it is heavily regulated, includes extensive steps to obtain it each month, and isn't solely for oily skin). He recognized I just didn't have good genes for oil and acne. Such is life right? I went and obtain extensive topicals that made my face flake SO BAD and yet the skin was so oily. I just resorts to constantly using those oil absorbent sheets about five to six times a day and just got used to reapplying makeup two to three times a day. I went in Ulta the other day for anti aging (which I also bough Dermalogica), but I also gave their oily skin set a try. I LOVE THIS LOTION. IT CHANGED EVERYTHING. I am nowhere near as oily. I don't use the sheets anymore nor have to reapply makeup. This changed my life. I will definitely get this product again and again. Give it a try!

        • My Beauty Routine Takes:
        • 10 Minutes
         
        4.0

        Would Buy Again

        By Taylor

        from Provo, UT

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about Dermalogica Oil Control Lotion:

          I use the oil control lotion after I wash my face at night. It feels lightweight all night and I don't wake up with my face feeling greasy like I used to in the past.

          • My Beauty Routine Takes:
          • 30 Minutes
           
          4.0

          Great for Oil Control, Light Weight

          By Jess, the Complexion Perfectionist

          from San Diego, CA

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Effective
          • Good Value
          • Lightweight
          • Smells Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Oily Skin
            • Women

            Comments about Dermalogica Oil Control Lotion:

            This lotion is great for a lightweight moisturizer and is great for oil control, even under makeup.

            • My Beauty Routine Takes:
            • 30 Minutes
             
            4.0

            Hydration without breakouts!

            By Jodi

            from Cincinnati, Ohio

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Effective
            • Lightweight
            • Smells Great

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Oily Skin

              Comments about Dermalogica Oil Control Lotion:

              I use this lotion right after my other Dermalogica favorites - face wash, and clearing mattifier. It really moisturizes without causing breakouts and gets rid of the dry skin that anti-acne products can sometimes cause.

              • My Beauty Routine Takes:
              • 10 Minutes
               
              5.0

              Excellent

              By Heather

              from Warren,MI

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about Dermalogica Oil Control Lotion:

              Works fast on controlling oil on the skin

              • My Beauty Routine Takes:
              • 10 Minutes

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              Pretty good

              By Stacy W

              from Waco, TX

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • A Little Goes A Long Way
              • Light
              • Not Sticky

              Cons

              • Can Cause Dryness

              Best Uses

              • Hold Make Up On Longer
              • Oily Spots On Your Face

              Comments about Dermalogica Oil Control Lotion:

              I've tried other products I like better

              • My Beauty Routine Takes:
              • 30 Minutes
               
              5.0

              Loooooooove!

              By Beana

              from Chesapeake, VA

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Oily Skin

                  Comments about Dermalogica Oil Control Lotion:

                  I have oily skin and this helps me with oil control all day!

                  • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                  • 30 Minutes

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                  • Q:

                    Hi there I just purchased the medi bac kit and a small package of the oil control lotion was inside to sample. can I layer this on top of the mattifier or is it best to use them separately? Will this product provide lightweight moisture as well? Thanks so much!
                    Asked on 4/2/2016 by beautyluv88 from boise Idaho

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Thank you for your inquiry. These products work best together. Apply a thin layer of Clearing Mattifier and a thin layer of Oil Control Lotion on top. Oil Control Moisture is a light weight, oil absorbing moisturizer. It will add light hydration while controlling shine.

                      Dermalogica Brand Expert

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

                    Is this product meant to be used underneath a primer?
                    Asked on 3/30/2016 by MelTells from NorCal

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Thank you for your inquiry. Primers are meant to be worn over moisturizer, including oil control lotion. This moisturizer is for oily skin and will help to absorb excess oil.

                      Kindest Regards,
                      Dermalogica Brand Expert

                      Answered on 3/31/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                  • Q:

                    My question is similar to a previous question, but I'm asking anyway...is it necessary to use this product with the Clearing Mattifier in order to see true results or can it be used alone? My skin is incredibly oily, prone to breakouts, and I have an issue with blackheads and enlarged pores on my nose. On top of that, I'm a veterinary student on a budget and I live in an incredibly humid area. I would love to cut down on the oiliness of my skin, but I'm not sure which product would be best?
                    Asked on 8/19/2015 by Vet Student on a Beauty Budget

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Thank you for your inquiry. It is not mandatory that these products be used together however, for enlarged pores and wanting to reduce oil production it is recommended that you apply a very thin layer or Clearing Mattifier under Oil Control Lotion. Clearing Mattifier is a treatment product that will actually regilaute oil production. You may also do touch ups with Clearing Mattifier throughout the day.

                      Dermalogica Brand Expert

                      Answered on 8/19/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                  • Q:

                    I have very oily skin and I wash my face at night with Cetaphil oil control foam wash. After that I apply a prescribed acne medication called Ziana. In the morning, I don't apply the medicine, and I need something to keep my face matte. Will I need this oil control lotion paired with the clearing mattifier to keep my face matte? Or can I buy just one of the two, as I'm on a budget.
                    Asked on 6/30/2015 by Jas from Canton, MS

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hello Jas,

                      Thank you for your inquiry. We recommend starting with Oil Free Matte SPF 30 for daytime if you can only afford one product. Clearing Mattifer will help to control oil production however, this can be added later. It is also important to exfoliate and use Sebum Clearing Masque regularly.
                      -Dermalogica Brand Expert

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

                    Is there an oil control lotion by dermalogica that does NOT have the acne component? I bought an oily skin kit and that control lotion did not have that in it. Worry it might not agree with my skin otherwise.
                    Asked on 5/13/2015 by Desk Lady from Tonawanda, NY

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Thank you for your inquiry. The only oil controlling product we have that does not contain salicylic acid is Oil Free Matte SPF30. This is a daytime moisturizer that has microsponges to soak up excess oil and sun protection. This product can be used everyday to minimize shine with light hydration.
                      -Dermalogica Brand Expert

                      Answered on 5/13/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                  • Q:

                    I use the clearing mattifier, oil control lotion and soothing clearing booster. I have oily skin and I am 51 yrs. old. A dermalogica rep. recommended that I use the dynamic skin recovery spf 50 as a daily sunscreen. won't this make my skin too oily as it is a moisturizer?? PLEASE HELP!!!
                    Asked on 1/21/2015 by sandy from fl

                    1 answer

                  • Q:

                    what is the best make-up to use with dermalogica skin care? Thank You!!
                    Asked on 1/16/2015 by sandy from fl

                    1 answer

                  • Q:

                    is this a moisturizer I have extremely oily t zone so I'm trying to figure out to use this or active moist or both?
                    Asked on 1/14/2015 by jess from US

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      To help control excess oil, we recommend using Oil Control Lotion. Active Moist can be used to provide lightweight hydration, but it does not contain any ingredients to combat excess oil production.

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

                    Do I use this with the Clearing Mattifier?
                    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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