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Dermalogica Skin Resurfacing Cleanser

Dermalogica

Skin Resurfacing Cleanser

Item #: 2152643 Size: 5.1 oz

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A highly active lactic acid concentrate that retexturizes skin suffering from visible signs of aging by removing dulling surface debris and accelerating cell renewal. Antioxidant vitamin E conditions and enhances softness while fortifying the skin¿s natural moisture barrier, while soothing rose flower oil calms skin sensitivity. Daily use of this silky cleanser dramatically improves skin texture and properly prepares for maximum penetration of AGE Smart¿ products. Contains no artificial fragrance or color.

How it works:

  • Lactic acid is an alpha hydroxy acid that exfoliates surface cells leaving a smoother, polished surface that is receptive to subsequent active ingredients. Also helps hydrate and brighten.
  • Tocopheryl acetate (vitamin E) is an antioxidant that conditions and enhances skin softness while fortifying skin's natural moisture barrier.
  • Soothing rose flower oil calms skin sensitivity.


We recommend that first-time Dermalogica users visit an authorized skin treatment professional for a client consultation in an ULTA store.

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Following the application of PreCleanse, lightly lather in hands and apply to damp face and throat morning and evening, massaging with light, upward strokes for at least 30 seconds, avoiding the eye area. Reduce to one use per day if any sensitivity develops. Follow with Dynamic Skin Recovery SPF30 when used in the morning.
Water/Aqua/Eau, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Lactic Acid, PPG-2 Hydroxyethyl Cocamide, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Polyacrylate-1 Crosspolymer, Glycol Distearate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Tocopheryl Acetate, Sodium Hydroxide, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexyl Glycerin, Hexylene Glycol, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Citronellol, Eugenol, Geraniol, Limonene, Linalool, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Extract, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Rose Damascena Flower Oil, Eugenia Caryophyllus (Clove) Flower Oil, Aniba Rosaeodora (Rosewood) Wood Oil, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Oil, Pelargonium Graveolens Oil.

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DermalogicaSkin Resurfacing Cleanser
 
4.6

(based on 155 reviews)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (74)
  • Improves skin texture (66)
  • Smells great (60)
  • Effective (57)
  • Gentle (56)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (6)
  • Pricey / poor value (6)
  • Pricey (5)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (96)
  • All skin types (37)
  • Combination skin (30)
  • Women (30)
  • Oily skin (26)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (85), Budget shopper (59)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (40), 30 minutes (21)

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5.0

LOVE!!!

By Cindi

from North Carolina

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Dermalogica Skin Resurfacing Cleanser:

    Love any Dermalogic product!

    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 Minutes
     
    5.0

    Great for aging skin

    By Carol

    from Janesville, WI

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Effective
    • Lightweight
    • Smells Great

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Men
      • Women

      Comments about Dermalogica Skin Resurfacing Cleanser:

      Looking for an effective cleanser for aging skin. Love this product! Smells great, only need a small amount.

      • My Beauty Routine Takes:
      • 10 Minutes
       
      5.0

      I will buy this again

      By Lottie

      from Boca Raton, Florida

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Effective

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Weekly Use
        • Women

        Comments about Dermalogica Skin Resurfacing Cleanser:

        Makes my skin smooth and feel really clean

        • My Beauty Routine Takes:
        • 30 Minutes
         
        5.0

        Great product

        By Mara

        from Pembroke Pines , Fl

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about Dermalogica Skin Resurfacing Cleanser:

          Cleansing and removing all,makeup

          • My Beauty Routine Takes:
          • 10 Minutes
           
          4.0

          I would buy again

          By Nance

          from Lewisville, TX

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Women

            Comments about Dermalogica Skin Resurfacing Cleanser:

            I like the way it cleanses my face

            • My Beauty Routine Takes:
            • 30 Minutes
             
            4.0

            I would buy this product again.

            By Biene

            from Cameron park

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Women

              Comments about Dermalogica Skin Resurfacing Cleanser:

              I use it almost every day.

              • My Beauty Routine Takes:
              • 10 Minutes

              (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Dries out my skin

              By TinaBean707

              from Santa Rosa, CA

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Women

                Comments about Dermalogica Skin Resurfacing Cleanser:

                Use it at night after I take off my makeup and after I use a pre-cleanse.

                • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                • 10 Minutes

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Love It!

                By mer86

                from South Carolina

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Effective
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Oily Skin
                  • Women

                  Comments about Dermalogica Skin Resurfacing Cleanser:

                  I'm absolutely in love with this product and would recommend it to anyone with acne prone skin (actually wish I found this years ago). Use it at night for about 30 seconds and use the Special Cleansing Gel in the morning. This literally faded hyperpigmentation on my face from old acne marks within a week and has made my pores barely noticeable. Haven't had any breakouts while using this and has worked to even out my entire skin tone while giving me glowing skin. Isn't harsh like a scrub and hasn't dried me out at all - extremely pleased!

                  • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                  • 10 Minutes
                   
                  5.0

                  facial cleaner

                  By barb

                  from Antioch

                  About Me Budget Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Effective

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Women

                    Comments about Dermalogica Skin Resurfacing Cleanser:

                    Love this stuff....

                    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                    • 10 Minutes
                     
                    5.0

                    Worth the Money

                    By Go Outside and Play

                    from Portland, OR

                    About Me Budget Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Effective

                    Cons

                    • Can be harsh on sensitive skin

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about Dermalogica Skin Resurfacing Cleanser:

                    I use this facial cleanser once a day (definitely not twice) and I love it. I really notice a difference in my skin when I use it, but if I use it too often my skin tends to get tight and dry. Once a day is plenty.

                    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                    • 10 Minutes

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                    • Q:

                      I am 47 and have LOVED using Allergan's MD Forte III CLEANSER with 30% glycolic acid for years!! It keeps my skin clear and beautiful, melting away all acne and scarring.... But it has been discontinued. Does this cleanser have glycolic acid in it?
                      I'm hunting for a replacement!! Thank you!!
                      Asked on 4/2/2016 by Jacqueline from Yakima, WA Usa

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thank you for your inquiry. Skin Resurfacing Cleanser is an exfoliating cleanser with 5% lactic acid to help exfoliate, brighten and hydrate the skin. If you are looking for a powerful exfoliating cleanser you will be happy with the results from this cleanser.

                        Dermalogica Brand Expert

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

                      I am 57 with sensitive dry skin. Also have rosacea. Would this be a product for me. Hoping it would also help with my milia?? Is this a product that would address both issues?? Thank you.
                      Asked on 2/23/2016 by I from Boston

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thank you for your inquiry. We do not recommend using this cleanser for skin with rosacea. We recommend using Ultra Calming Cleanser every day and using Daily Microfoliant 3-4 times a week to exfoliate and keep follicles clear. Skin Resurfacing Cleanser is too active for your skin.

                        Dermalogica Brand Expert

                        Answered on 2/23/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                    • Q:

                      I'm 41 and have been using Dermalogica products for about a year. I'm contemplating a switch to the Age Smart line. Can you please suggest a daily regimen to diminish fine lines around my eyes, as well as frown lines between my brows? My skin is sensitive and dries out easily. I've been using the Precleanse, followed by special cleansing gel, total eye care, toner spray and skin smoothing cream with no problems at all. Thank you!
                      Asked on 12/25/2015 by Beth from Hurricane, WV

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thank you for your inquiry. We recommend staying with the products you are currently using and adding in the following Age Smart products: MAP-15 Regenerator to target problem areas. Age Reversal Eye Complex at night on the eye area. MultiVitamin Power Recovery Masque and switching your toner to Antioxidant HydraMist. These few additions will help to target the signs of aging and prevent them from developing more.

                        Dermalogica Brand Expert

                        Answered on 12/28/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                    • Q:

                      I have been using the medibac line and have found my skin has just gotten worse. More blemishes and more congestion. Would this product help my skin rid the congestion and help my blemishes heal faster?
                      Asked on 11/10/2015 by Liv

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thank you for your inquiry. How long have you been using your products? It is normal to experience some breakouts when ever you start a new product line. We do not recommend using this cleanser if the MediBac line is causing you more breakouts. Our Dermal Clay Cleanser would be a better option for cleansing and making sure to exfoliate regularly and us your clay based masque such as Charcoal Relief Masque 2-3 times a weeks.

                        Answered on 11/10/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                    • Q:

                      Can this be used for the milia on my face?
                      Asked on 8/6/2015 by milia face

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thank you for your inquiry. Skin Resurfacing Cleanser is an exfoliating cleanser which can help eliminate milla with regular use. Also, you should check your skin care products and make sure you are not using anything with mineral oil or petroleum that are clogging you follicles. Make sure to also use a clay based masque 2-3 times a week to help prevent future millia from forming.

                        -Dermalogica Brand Expert

                        Answered on 8/7/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                    • Q:

                      I am 28 years old and I have mild pigmentation on cheek bones and my skin appears not very smooth at times.I have dry skin around nose area and its sensitive too. I normally use mild cleansers ..can I go for this one for shine and brightness without drying?
                      Asked on 6/21/2015 by Ruchu from India

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Ruchu,

                        Thank you for your inquiry. This cleanser is not a good choice for someone with sensitive skin. It would be better for you to use a gentle cleanser and Daily Microfoliant. Daily Microfoliant is gentle yet still exfoliates and brightens the skin to even skin tone. Use sunscreen every day and to intensify brightening results use C-12 Power Bright Serum, Pure Light SPF50 and Pure Night daily.

                        -Dermalogica Brand Expert

                        Answered on 6/22/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                    • Q:

                      Would u recommend this product for acne scarred skin and large pores?
                      Asked on 6/16/2015 by lisa from United States

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Thank you for your inquiry. This cleanser will help to even skin tone and keep follicles clear. This cleanser is very active so start out using it once every other day. It is also important to use a clay based masque like Sebum Clearing Masque to reduce the amount of oil in your follicles. For enlarged pores our Clearing Mattifier will help to reduce the size of the follicle opening with daily use.

                        -Dermalogica Brand Expert

                        Answered on 6/17/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                    • Q:

                      I have very dry skin on my legs/feet due to having swollen feet for a long period of time. my ankles and feet went through a shedding stage which changed the texture. would this product help me or is this only intend for the face. appreciate any suggestions.
                      Asked on 6/16/2015 by naj from US

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Naj,

                        Thank you for your inquiry. This exfoliating cleanser would be good for your skin condition. We also suggest using Hydrating Body Cream daily. This moisturizer have hydroxyl acids that will gently remove dead skin cells through out the day. Be sure to use sunscreen when exposed to uv light to prevent hyperpigmentation.
                        -Dermalogica Brand Expert

                        Answered on 6/16/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                    • Q:

                      I am 56 and have thin skin and redness will this be good for me. What is the difference between this product and the daily microexfoliant
                      Asked on 5/3/2015 by malia from chino, ca

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Malia,
                        Skin Resurfacing Cleanser is a highly active exfoliating cleanser and is not the best choice for sensitive skin. Daily Microfoliant is a gentle daily exfoliant that would be a better choice for your skin. We recommend using Daily Microfoliant 3-4 times a week to start and then adjust accordingly. The Ultra Calming line will compliment this exfoliant and help to address sensitivity.
                        Dermalogica Brand Expert

                        Answered on 5/4/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                    • Q:

                      I am 56 with drier skin........Can I use this product every day, or should I alternate with the Dermalogica special cleansing gel, which I also have? Thanks.
                      Asked on 8/19/2014 by cfawiley from san jose , CA

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Skin Resurfacing Cleanser is a highly active formula. Frequency of use depends on skin condition. If skin experiences sensitivity or dehydration from daily use, reduce use to 2-3 times per week.

                        Answered on 8/26/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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