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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 37 reviews)

77%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (26)
  • Not greasy (23)
  • Improves skin texture (19)
  • Balances skin (14)
  • Gentle (13)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Oily skin (25)
  • Acne-prone skin (15)
  • Combination skin (12)
  • Daily use (9)
  • All skin types (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (16), Budget shopper (13)

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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!

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  3.0

                  A little harsh...

                  By Mag

                  from Virginia

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • 1xweek Wash
                  • Balances Skin
                  • Controls Oily

                  Cons

                  • Burned my skin
                  • Burns
                  • Dries Out Skin
                  • Irritates Skin
                  • Too Harsh
                  • Too Harsh For A Mask

                  Best Uses

                  • Oily Skin
                  • Once A Week Mask

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

                  It's great as a on e a week wash but was too harsh as a mask. If you have even mildly sensitive skin, this isn't the best choice for you. It definitely does what it says....dries!!

                  (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

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Not Greasy

                  Cons

                  • Dries Out Skin
                  • Ineffective
                  • Irritates Skin

                  Best Uses

                  • Oily Skin

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

                  this product Completely dries out my skin. I asked the Ulta rep for something for oily skin to help with pores and blackheads. but the product as soon as I use it makes my skin feel dry and flaky. it did help some with the pores but the blackheads go no where no matter how much I use. Expensive useless product.

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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

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      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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