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Dermalogica PreCleanse

Dermalogica

PreCleanse

Item #: 2152625 Size: 5.1 oz

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The professional's deep cleansing weapon! Achieve ultra clean and healthy skin with a double cleansing regimen that begins with PreCleanse. This plant-based cleansing oil, fortified with Olive and Kukui oils, thoroughly melts layers of excess sebum (oil), sunscreen, waterproof make-up, environmental pollutants and residual skin products that build-up during the day. When water is added it transforms this hydrophilic (water-loving) formula into a milky emulsion, easily rinsing away oil-based debris from the skin's surface and allowing your recommended Dermalogica Cleanser to penetrate even further for professional cleansing results. Formulated with conditioning Rice Bran and Vitamin E oils, this gentle blend can be used around the eye area to even remove waterproof mascara. Offers a deep cleansing ideal for even the most oily skin conditions. Contains no artificial fragrance or color. Professional recommendation advised.

How it works:

  • Use as the first step of your Dermalogica Double Cleanse, and follow with your recommended Dermalogica Cleanser.
  • A blend of rich oils melts through oil and oil-based debris that collects on skin throughout the day.
  • Vitamin E Oil, a rich antioxidant, helps improve skin smoothness and softness.
  • Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride is an emulsifying agent that is activated by the addition of water to release the bonded oils from the skin's surface.


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.

Using dry hands, massage over dry face and eyes to dissolve surface oil and dirt. Concentrate on areas of congestion or stubborn debris. Wet hands and continue massaging to create a light, milky emulsion. Rinse with lukewarm water. Follow with recommended Dermalogica Cleanser for professional cleasing results.
Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, PEG-40 Sorbitan Peroleate, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Oil, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Cymbopogon Schoenanthus Oil, Borago Officinalis Seed Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Solanum Lycopersicum (Tomato) Extract, Lavandula Hybrida Oil, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Peel Oil, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Oil, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Aleurites Moluccana Seed Oil, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Tocopherol, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Citral, Limonene, Linalool.

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DermalogicaPreCleanse
 
4.7

(based on 279 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Gentle (213)
  • Leaves clean feel (186)
  • Smells great (140)
  • Improves skin texture (117)
  • Moisturizing (112)

Cons

  • Messy (34)
  • Greasy (8)
  • Doesn't remove makeup (7)
  • Irritates skin (4)
  • Doesn't work (3)

Best Uses

  • All skin types (122)
  • Daily use (121)
  • Sensitive skin (68)
  • Combination skin (67)
  • Dry skin (46)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (144), Budget shopper (87)

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5.0

A MUST have!

By Happy Customer

from New Hampshire

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Gentle
  • Improves Skin Texture
  • Leaves Clean Feel

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Acne-Prone Skin
    • All Skin Types
    • Combination Skin
    • Daily Use
    • Dry Skin
    • Oily Skin
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

    Just cleaning your face is not enough. Pre-cleansing your face is essential to great skin. This pre-cleanse is oily but as my skin therapist tells me, oil attracts oil. So this is a must have for any time of skin. I have super sensitive skin and this causes me no irritation what so ever. Well worth the money.

     
    5.0

    love

    By TMomma

    from AL

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Leaves Clean Feel

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types
      • Daily Use

      Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

      love this!

       
      5.0

      Love This Product!

      By MaryMary

      from Medford, MA

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Dry Skin

        Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

        Favorite Dermalogica Product

         
        5.0

        LOVE

        By Steph

        from NE Florida

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Combination Skin
          • Daily Use

          Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

          I started using this product on the advice of an aesthetician from massage heights. I had some Malia near my eyes and this product helped. I use it all over my face before I cleanse and it's made a huge difference in my skin texture .

           
          5.0

          I will use this til the day I die!

          By WhitneyN17

          from Chicago

          Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

          That ^ might have been extreme... but this is honestly the best makeup remover you could ever use. It's super gentle, smells great, and removes waterproof makeup in seconds. I have been using this for years and when I saw all these micellar waters coming out, I want to compare so I tried the Garnier one and let me tell you, I wasn't impressed at all. It's definitely not the same feel and it doesn't remove makeup as well. You're supposed to use a cotton pad with that one but I prefer using my hands and it just didn't go well. I'll stick to the precleanse. I even run this over my eyes to remove mascara and eye makeup and it gets rid of everything! Love it!

           
          5.0

          The best facial product I've ever owned!

          By tiffz

          from Tampa, FL

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

            Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

            This product definitely helps my skin become more clean, and the pores unclogged. It clears up any make up, dirt, sweat on the surface of my skin and allows my face wash to cleanse deep into my pores. I've seen a extreme difference in my face. I absolutely love it, and it smells like nice essential oils as well!

             
            5.0

            A skin care must have

            By Vee

            from Southeast, TX

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Gentle
            • Improves Skin Texture
            • Moisturizing
            • Smells Great

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types
              • Daily Use

              Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

              I love to use this product to remove my makeup!

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              I would buy this product again

              By MShenk

              from Ohio

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Leaves Clean Feel

              Cons

              • Messy

              Best Uses

              • Oily Skin

              Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

              Product is now dispensed through a pump (unlike picture). Product leaks out of pump when compressed. Even though I love the product and will continue to purchase it, I am frustrated by the new pump.

               
              5.0

              Feels good, smells good and works

              By Teresa

              from Fontana ca

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Combination Skin
                • Daily Use
                • Dry Skin
                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

                To cleanse. My face I use daily

                 
                3.0

                Not as good as I was expecting

                By Michaela

                from Aspen, CO

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Pros

                • Gentle
                • Smells Great

                Cons

                • Doesn't Remove Makeup
                • Ineffective
                • Messy
                • Poor Packaging

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types

                Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

                I've been using the Philosophy Purity oil cleanser and I decided to change it up because in the salon at Ulta, my girl uses PreCleanse on me so in my head I'm thinking it's got to be good. First off, mine leaked out everywhere in shipment so I was missing like an ounce of it by the time I opened the box, and even though I cleaned it off after shipment and tried closing the top up super tight, it's always an oily mess in my cabinet. I wouldn't dare travel with it in that container. Cleansing with this is the same idea as an oil cleanser so you know the drill, but what I was surprised by was that it doesn't remove my mascara, no matter what kind I use. The Purity oil cleanser took off EVERYTHING but with this, I have to go back in after my shower with eye makeup remover before getting on with the rest of my skincare routine, which is just annoying because I'm lazy and I was expecting this to be a one step makeup remover and it just doesn't do it for me.

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                • Q:

                  Is this product good for oily and Acne prone skin? Also will it clog pores?
                  Asked on 4/12/2016 by RAch1966 from Atlanta, GA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thank you for your inquiry. PreCleanse is good for all skin types and will work very well on oily skin types. This oil based cleanser will break down other oils and help to keep follicles clear of built up sebum and dirt.

                    Dermalogica Brand Expert

                    Answered on 4/13/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  Can this product be used daily?
                  Asked on 1/1/2016 by Cindy Lou from United States

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thank you for your inquiry. Pre Cleanse can be used every day, usually at night to help remove all traces of dirt and make up. Always follow with a second cleanser suited for your skin type, toner and moisturizer.

                    Kindest regards,
                    Dermalogica Brand Expert

                    Answered on 1/7/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  Is the precleanse something I can also use on my eyes?
                  Asked on 12/8/2015 by Rissa

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thank you for your inquiry. Pre Cleanse can be used on the eyes as a make up remover. Apply dry, emulsify with water and remove with water. This cleanser is not recommend for use on lash extensions.

                    Dermalogica Brand Expert

                    Answered on 12/9/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  Is this product safe for use on skin which exhibits rosacea? If not, is there a comparable pre-cleanse product that is?
                  Asked on 10/15/2015 by Jen from Medina Ohio

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thank you for your inquiry. Pre Cleanse is ok to used with sensitive skin. We recommend using Pre Cleanse and following with Ultra Calming Cleanser for your second cleanser. Ultra Calming Cleanser will help to thoroughly cleanse withour drying or stripping your skin. Kindest Regards, Dermalogica Brand Expert

                    Answered on 10/21/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  I have very dry and sensitive skin, will this product over dry my skin more then it already is?
                  Asked on 5/16/2015 by Shelby from Texas

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hello Shelby,
                    Pre Cleanse is good for all skin types and can be used morning or night to remove impurities and make up. Follow with a second cleanser that is for your skin type which would be Essential Cleansing Solution.
                    -Dermalogica Brand Expert.

                    Answered on 5/22/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  is this any different than a face wash that removes make up
                  Asked on 1/30/2015 by jes from US

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    PreCleanse is an oil based cleanser that breaks down make up, sun screen and sebum in the follicles. This product will offer a far superior removal of surface dirt than a normal cleanser and will remove completely when it is emulsified with water. You will follow with your second cleanse with your normal cleanser, tone and moisturize. Please contact us with any further questions.
                    Kindest Regards,
                    Dermalogica Brand Expert

                    Answered on 1/30/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
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