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Total Matteness Pore-Minimizing & Mattifying Cleanser + Mask

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PhilosophyTotal Matteness Pore-Minimizing & Mattifying Cleanser + Mask
 
4.0

(based on 39 reviews)

78%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (28)
  • Not greasy (25)
  • Improves skin texture (20)
  • Balances skin (15)
  • Gentle (13)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (6)
  • Irritates skin (6)
  • Doesn't work (4)
  • Messy (3)

Best Uses

  • Oily skin (27)
  • Acne-prone skin (16)
  • Combination skin (12)
  • Daily use (11)
  • All skin types (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (17), Budget shopper (14)

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4.0

if you use it correctly definitely works

By ana

from Chicago

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Balances Skin
  • Leaves Clean Feel
  • Not Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Oily Skin
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Philosophy Total Matteness Pore-Minimizing & Mattifying Cleanser + Mask:

    I was skeptical because I hadn't heard any reviews from my fellow ulta shoppers. So I tried the facial cleanser and it irritated my skin the first use (redness that lasted about 20 min), but after that it worked amazingly. Definitely a summer cleanser since it dries out oily skin. I recommend this and follow up with an oil free moisturizer.

     
    4.0

    I think it's great

    By Banker

    from Blythe ca

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Improves Skin Texture
    • Leaves Clean Feel
    • Not Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone Skin
      • Daily Use
      • Oily Skin

      Comments about Philosophy Total Matteness Pore-Minimizing & Mattifying Cleanser + Mask:

      I have very oily skin and I use this every evening before bed. I was hesitant from the reviews but it has cleared up my blemishes and helped with the appearance of my pores. I am very happy with this product.

       
      1.0

      Not Good !!

      By Jovi

      from Oklahoma

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Irritates Skin

        Best Uses

          Comments about Philosophy Total Matteness Pore-Minimizing & Mattifying Cleanser + Mask:

          I used this stuff once and it irritated my skin so bad !! My face was bright red for several hours ! Needless to say I returned this stuff the next day ! It really surprised me because I normally have pretty good luck with Philosophy brand.

           
          1.0

          DO NOT USE UNLESS YOU HAVE OILY SKIN

          By Jessica

          from Chicago, IL

          Verified Reviewer

          Comments about Philosophy Total Matteness Pore-Minimizing & Mattifying Cleanser + Mask:

          I am warning you right now,
          do NOT buy this mask unless you have SUPER oily skin. This mask will dry your skin out like CRAZY. It will suck all moisture out of your face. I have combination skin: oily forehead/normal to dry nose and chin. I used this mask one time, left it on for five minutes, and i swear my skin was SO dry and flaky afterwards. I had white flakes all over my face and it took almost a week for my skin to heal and get back it's natural moisture (after moisturizing morning, night AND throughout the day).

           
          1.0

          Too much money

          By Missy & Makeup

          from Connecticut

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Not Greasy

          Cons

          • Dries Out Skin
          • Ineffective
          • Irritates Skin

          Best Uses

          • Acne-Prone Skin
          • Dry Skin
          • Oily Skin
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about Philosophy Total Matteness Pore-Minimizing & Mattifying Cleanser + Mask:

          Bought this thinking it would minimize pores and help from breaking out. Didn't help at all. I would not suggest this product. My skin got very very dry from this.

           
          5.0

          This is the best mask ever for oily skin

          By sunshine state lover

          from myrtle beach

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Pros

          • Improves Skin Texture
          • Leaves Clean Feel
          • Not Greasy
          • Unclog pores

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone Skin
            • Oily Skin

            Comments about Philosophy Total Matteness Pore-Minimizing & Mattifying Cleanser + Mask:

            This product is the best thing I have found for clay mask. The awesomeness of it is that my skin clears up, I end up with a fresher look after removing the mask, bright skin and not bumpy.

             
            5.0

            Love love love

            By Jessietats

            from Buffalo, ny

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Acne-Prone Skin
              • Oily Skin
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about Philosophy Total Matteness Pore-Minimizing & Mattifying Cleanser + Mask:

              Would definitely buy this product again

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              expensive and didn't work

              By zebra_c@kes

              from Richmond, VA

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Dries Out Skin
                • Ineffective

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Philosophy Total Matteness Pore-Minimizing & Mattifying Cleanser + Mask:

                  I broke down and bought this. It made my skin so dry as soon as put it on. Blackheads and pores still awful.

                   
                  4.0

                  Best Face Wash I Have Used!

                  By Traci

                  from Roseville, Ca

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Leaves Clean Feel
                  • Not Greasy
                  • Smells Great

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • All Skin Types
                    • Daily Use
                    • Oily Skin

                    Comments about Philosophy Total Matteness Pore-Minimizing & Mattifying Cleanser + Mask:

                    I've been using this for almost a year and I absolutely love it! It has made my skin a lot less oily and cleans really well.

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Amazing!

                    By Mandi

                    from Zanesville

                    About Me Budget Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Leaves Clean Feel
                    • Leaves No Shine
                    • Moisturizing
                    • Not Greasy

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Oily Skin

                      Comments about Philosophy Total Matteness Pore-Minimizing & Mattifying Cleanser + Mask:

                      I have very oily skin and love almost anything that is a matte finish. After the first time I used this just as a cleanser, my skin felt so soft and no more shine. Perfect for oily skin, I have not used it as a mask yet, but plan to do so!

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                      • Q:

                        Does this product contain oil?
                        Asked on 2/2/2015 by MelT from MA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          total matteness pore minimizing & mattifying cleanser + mask is oil free.

                          Answered on 2/4/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
                      • Q:

                        I have had the worst, most embarrassing blackheads on my T-Zone, and it's spread out to my cheeks and chin. The pores in those areas are also huge. I have tried nearly everything, I'm getting to the point if not being able to be seen by anyone without a thick layer of foundation on. Please advise. Thanks.
                        Asked on 1/5/2015 by Kate from Baton Rouge, LA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          total matteness pore-minimizing & mattifying cleanser + mask will help to unclog enlarged, clogged pores. we recommend using this product as a mask 1-2 times per week to notice less visible, clearer pores. you may also enjoy using purity made simple as your daily cleanser, as this will provide toning benefits as well.

                          http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod1490012

                          Answered on 1/13/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
                      • Q:

                        Can this product be used on sensitive skin?
                        Asked on 6/8/2014 by Nyk from US

                        1 answer

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                          A:

                          Yes, this product features a gentle formula that is safe for sensitive skin.

                          Answered on 6/9/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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