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Dual Action Cleansing System

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ULTADual Action Cleansing System
 
4.4

(based on 362 reviews)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Softens skin (229)
  • Lightweight (129)
  • Soothes skin (126)
  • Easy to use (29)
  • Moisturizes (25)

Cons

  • Irritates skin (21)
  • Heavy (9)
  • Not effective (9)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (258)
  • Enlarged pores (169)
  • Uneven skin tone (108)
  • Sensitive skin (103)
  • Fine lines/wrinkles (66)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (185), Survivalist / minimalist (106), Beauty expert (35), Skin care professional (6)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (205), Oily (56), Normal (52), Dry (34)

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1.0

Sadly, Not As Good As I Had Hoped

By Alexandrea

from El Paso, TX

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Brush Head Spins Too Fast
    • Brush Is Not Gentle
    • Is Not A Good Purchase
    • Motor Is Very Loud
    • Not Effective
    • Very Abrasive On Skin

    Best Uses

    • Best If Not Used

    Comments about ULTA Dual Action Cleansing System:

    I bought this product hoping for it to be similar to a Soniclear or Clarisonic brush (albeit slightly lower quality than these other brands). It is NOT! This brush has brush heads which are abrasive and harsh on your skin, and it is not capable of cleaning your skin without hurting it. After I use it, my face is extremely red and irritated, EVERY time! I do not even have very sensitive skin, so this surprised me very much. I cannot use the bristle brush head at all without my skin literally being rubbed raw, and can barely use the foam brush head without the same result. I have used it three times now, in accordance to the package directions, and what the Ulta how-to video on YouTube said to do, and have gotten these results. I know it's an inexpensive alternative to other facial cleansing brushes, but trust me, you will be very sorry to have spent this money. I would have much rather just saved my money a bit more and bought a more expensive brush that I could actually use without hurting my skin.

    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 Minutes
     
    3.0

    Great brush, stopped working.

    By Latoya

    from Greenville, NC

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Effective
    • Good Value
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about ULTA Dual Action Cleansing System:

      I purchased this brush instead of a clarisonic. I must say that this brush worked great, my face felt silky clean afterwards. But about 2 months later, the brush gave out completely. It wouldn't come on, I replaced the batteries with new batteries and it still wouldn't work. I just returned it and now I have ordered a clarisonic mia 1.

       
      5.0

      love it

      By linder

      from san fernando valley

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about ULTA Dual Action Cleansing System:

      Been loving this product so far

       
      5.0

      Works great!

      By akpoppie

      from Anchorage, AK

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about ULTA Dual Action Cleansing System:

          great value - a bit large in the hand, but love it's performance

          • Skin Type:
          • Combination

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Good product, great price!

          By Berries

          from MI

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about ULTA Dual Action Cleansing System:

              It improved the quality of my skin. My skin is smoother and my acne is slowly getting better.

              • Skin Type:
              • Combination
               
              5.0

              Does a great job cleaning.

              By Maas1952

              from Huntley, IL

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Pros

              • Easy to use
              • Lightweight
              • Softens Skin

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

                Comments about ULTA Dual Action Cleansing System:

                I bought my first Ulta Dual Action Cleansing System in August 2013. I had seen other brands, and was considering trying one, but couldn't fathom the $100+ prices. When I found this one at Ulta, at a great price, I figured I'd give it a try.
                I'm 62, and even though I am told I have been aging very well, and don't have wrinkled skin, I figure anything natural that can be done to help keep what I have is welcome. I use mine daily, before bed. I love the feel of my skin after.
                Unlike another person stated here, mine is working fine, and I haven't had to even replace the batteries after 15 months of use.

                • Skin Type:
                • Combination
                 
                5.0

                Love it!

                By Jessy_jess87

                from Long Beach, Ca

                About Me Beauty Expert

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Moisturizes
                • Non-Greasy
                • Softens Skin
                • Soothes Skin

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Enlarged Pores
                  • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
                  • Sensitive Skin
                  • Uneven Skin Tone

                  Comments about ULTA Dual Action Cleansing System:

                  So happy with my purchase. Great alternative from the clarosonic and only a small fraction of the price too!

                  • Skin Type:
                  • Normal

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Excellent Product!

                  By Alice

                  from San Diego, CA

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Pros

                  • Affordable
                  • Lightweight
                  • Softens Skin
                  • Soothes Skin

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Enlarged Pores
                    • Rough skin
                    • Uneven Skin Tone

                    Comments about ULTA Dual Action Cleansing System:

                    I really wanted to try a battery powered facial brush because my skin was a little rough. Unfortunately I was having a hard time finding a brush that didn't cost too much or that didn't come with an entire system. Finally I found this brush and was very happy with the price. I'm really happy with it and it has exceeded my expectations. It made my rough skin feel really smooth and soft in just one use.

                    • Skin Type:
                    • Combination

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Dupe Alert, Afforable Price

                    By Rated Pretty Girl

                    from Chesapeake, Va

                    About Me Beauty Expert

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Lightweight
                    • Softens Skin
                    • Soothes Skin

                    Cons

                    • Only Has Two Brush Heads

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Enlarged Pores
                    • Sensitive Skin
                    • Uneven Skin Tone

                    Comments about ULTA Dual Action Cleansing System:

                    Love this product! In two days my face felt the difference. I don't have acne but I as a mua I wear makeup which often times is never fully removed from pores during a normal washing. Within two days my face was smooth as a baby's bottom. The little fine bumps that I had which were super minor and barely noticeable are gone too! I've seen similar ones on Instagram going for a $100 bucks. The only difference I see is those have four attachments instead of two. This has been a game changer for my skincare routine!

                    • Skin Type:
                    • Oily

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    3.0

                    Not bad

                    By Iliana

                    from Chicago, IL

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Pros

                    • Lightweight
                    • Not Expensive
                    • Softens Skin

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use
                      • Deep cleansing
                      • Enlarged Pores
                      • Sensitive Skin
                      • Uneven Skin Tone

                      Comments about ULTA Dual Action Cleansing System:

                      I've had this product for about 7 months now, and it doesn't work as much anymore. I haven't dropped it and I have replaced the batteries multiple times, but now it seems it only wants to turn on when it wants to. Before this issue Idid like this product, it was great for deep cleansing and helped with getting missed leftover makeup off. I paired this with my Dr. Brandt cleanser and it definitely gave my cleanser a boost in keeping my pores great. I do have sensitive skin and I only used this every other day just so my skin wouldn't get irritated. If the product wouldn't have abandoned me I would have given a higher rating.

                      • Skin Type:
                      • Combination

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                      • Q:

                        are there replacement brushes as well as sponges?
                        Asked on 11/18/2014 by sunshine from canyon lake, tx

                        1 answer

                      • Q:

                        Hello this brush seems really useful, but is the brush head antibacterial so it doesn't absorb all the bacteria on your skin and then when using next just put all that bacteria back on your skin. If not do they make antibacterial brush heads that is compatible with the brush.
                        Asked on 8/13/2014 by Skin care maniac

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Reviewer

                          A:

                          The brush heads are not currently treated to be antimicrobial and are not made of antimicrobial material, but by washing your brush heads regularly (we recommend at least once weekly) and by replacing them every 3 months, you can keep them clean and safe for your skin.

                          Answered on 8/21/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        How is this product on sensitive skin? I get red and splotchy with some products.
                        Asked on 8/12/2014 by Sharilynn from United States

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Reviewer

                          A:

                          This brush is gentle enough to use twice daily. You may prefer the super gentle sponge attachment to the brush attachment. If you experience any sensitivity, reduce frequency of use to just once daily.

                          Answered on 8/18/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        Can this help with treating acne?
                        Asked on 8/7/2014 by Veronica from US

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Reviewer

                          A:

                          Yes, this cleansing device provides deep cleansing and light exfoliation to keep pores clear, which helps to prevent acne blemishes.

                          Answered on 8/8/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        Is this product gentle enough to use daily? Thank you!
                        Asked on 8/7/2014 by Steph from US

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Reviewer

                          A:

                          Yes, this brush is gentle enough to use twice daily.

                          Answered on 8/8/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        is it a rotating brush or a sonic brush?
                        Asked on 7/27/2014 by Rafaela

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Reviewer

                          A:

                          This device features a rotating brush to deeply yet gently cleanse the skin.

                          Answered on 7/31/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        Do I need to clean the brush head?
                        Asked on 7/9/2014 by Jaylen from New York

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Reviewer

                          A:

                          We recommend cleansing your brush head weekly by removing it and lathering and rinsing it with your facial cleanser.

                          Answered on 7/10/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        What kind of cleanser do i use with this ? Any Ulta products ? Or something else ? I'm new to it , i dont even know ;(
                        Asked on 4/26/2014 by Cyndii

                        1 answer

                      • Q:

                        I bought this brush about a month ago ( I love it), but was curious When or how often should I replace the brush heads?Thanks!
                        Asked on 4/19/2014 by Abby from Memphis, TN

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Reviewer

                          A:

                          We recommend replacing brush heads every 3 months for best results.

                          Answered on 4/21/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        Can Clearasonic heads work with this brush?
                        Asked on 4/19/2014 by shannsicles from Ambler PA

                        1 answer

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