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Clear Start Oil Clearing Matte Moisturizer SPF 15

Dermalogica

Clear Start Oil Clearing Matte Moisturizer SPF 15

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Dermalogica Oil Clearing Matte Moisturizer SPF 15 is a hydrating formula contains botanical oil-absorbers that control oily areas like the nose and forehead for an all-over matte finish. SPF helps shield against the UV rays that can make breakouts worse and cause dark spots. 19 gentle botanicals including licorice, birch and willow, known to soothe and protect skin.

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After cleansing and toning, apply over entire face and neck.
Active: Avobenzone (2.5%), Octinoxate (6%), Octisalate (%5), Oxybenzone (4%).

Inactive Ingredients: Water, Butylene Glycol, Cyclopentasiloxane, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Silica, Dimethyl Capramide, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Cariandrum Sativum (Coriander) Fruit Oil, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Peel Oil, Citrus Aurantium Amara (Bitter Orange) Peel Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Flower Oil, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Oil, Elettaria Cadamomum Seed Oil, Esucalyptus Globulus Leaf Oil, Eugenia Caryophyllus (Clove) Leaf Oil, Lavandula Hyrida Oil, Salvia Sclarea (Clary) Oil, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Oil, Enantia Chlorantha Bark Extract, Arctium Lappa Root Extract, Arnica Montana Flower Extract, Betula Alba Bark Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract, Oleanolic Acid, Tocopherol, Cetearyl Phosphate, Stearic Acid, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Nylon-12, Xanthan Gum, Cetyl Alcohol, Aminomethyl Propanol, Sodium Benzoate, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglcerin, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).

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DermalogicaClear Start Oil Clearing Matte Moisturizer SPF 15
 
4.1

(based on 48 reviews)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Not greasy (23)
  • Absorbs quickly (22)
  • Goes on smoothly (20)
  • Moisturizes well (18)
  • Long lasting (10)

Cons

  • Bad smell (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (30)
  • After shower/bath (10)
  • Oily skin (7)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (12), Survivalist / minimalist (12), Brand buyer (9), Budget shopper (7)

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5.0

Best acne treatment my daughter has tried!!

By Can

from Charleston WV

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Absorbs Quickly
  • Effective Sun Protection
  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Long Lasting
  • Moisturizes Well
  • Not Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Dryness

    Comments about Dermalogica Clear Start Oil Clearing Matte Moisturizer SPF 15:

    Tried many different products to combat teen acne. These products in this line have worked wonders and my daughter has very minimal breakouts these days! She's been using for a few months now!

     
    5.0

    Loving it so far!!!

    By mm1992

    from Albany, New York

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Pros

    • Absorbs Quickly
    • Moisturizes Well
    • Not Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • After Shower/Bath
      • Daily Use

      Comments about Dermalogica Clear Start Oil Clearing Matte Moisturizer SPF 15:

      This is the only moisturizer that has kept my skin matte while keeping my skin hydrated at the same time. Most moisturizers leave me feeling like an oil slick after a couple of hours. My only caution is that it does give me a slight burning sensation( for 15-20 minutes) , luckily this sensation goes away. That being said I would not recommend this to anyone with dry/sensitive skin. But if you're super oily like me this product is worth checking out.

       
      5.0

      Great for Teens

      By nampung540

      from Florida

      About Me Minimalist, Skin Care Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Long Lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • After Shower/Bath
        • Daily Use

        Comments about Dermalogica Clear Start Oil Clearing Matte Moisturizer SPF 15:

        I bought this for my teens. My daughter's face is finally looking better after consistent use of the line of skin care.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        Not Impressed

        By Small Town Girl

        from Carlisle, OH

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Pros

          Cons

          • Bad Smell
          • Causes Breakouts
          • Stings
          • Too Greasy Or Heavy

          Best Uses

            Comments about Dermalogica Clear Start Oil Clearing Matte Moisturizer SPF 15:

            I bought this as a substitute to my usual Murad Oil Control Mattifyer SPF 15 to save a few bucks and regret it. Unlike Murad this left my face shiny and greasy looking as soon as I applied it. It also stung my face a little. I think it also aided in some new breakouts. I don't think I will even finish the bottle.

             
            5.0

            Not just for teenagers, I'm over 40 and love it!

            By Melissa

            from Oceanside, Ca

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • clean smell
            • Goes On Smoothly
            • Not Greasy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about Dermalogica Clear Start Oil Clearing Matte Moisturizer SPF 15:

              This does had a low spf, which many people may like but since I use Dermalogicas primer and face tint I don't really need it. I will say, on the days when I like to go bare faced, this matte finish is nice as it reduces the shine on my forehead, nose and chin. This is the only matte moisturizer I have ever used so I have nothing to compare it to.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              Burned a little!

              By Monica

              from New Jersey

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Absorbs Quickly
              • Effective Sun Protection
              • Long Lasting
              • Not Greasy

              Cons

              • Burns/Stings Skin

              Best Uses

              • After Shower/Bath
              • Daily Use

              Comments about Dermalogica Clear Start Oil Clearing Matte Moisturizer SPF 15:

              Overall I really liked this product. I think it does exactly what it says it does, absorbs oils creating a matte finish, and protects against UVA/UVB. However, I have sensitive skin, and this lotion stings and burns my skin, A LOT! Enough that I'd say the cons outweigh the pros of this product.

               
              5.0

              Light

              By Jess

              from Illinois

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Absorbs Quickly
              • Goes On Smoothly
              • Moisturizes Well
              • Not Greasy
              • Smells Great

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • After Shower/Bath
                • Daily Use

                Comments about Dermalogica Clear Start Oil Clearing Matte Moisturizer SPF 15:

                I use the cleanser and spray toner prior and allow the toner to dry. Then I apply a small amount of moisture and it's really light. Goes on smooth and isn't cakey like some matte moisturizers. Doesn't clog pores and feels great on my skin. No tightness or excess oil. Perfect balance.

                 
                3.0

                Works ok so far!

                By TinaL

                from RI

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Goes On Smoothly
                • Moisturizes Well
                • Smells Great

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about Dermalogica Clear Start Oil Clearing Matte Moisturizer SPF 15:

                  Works well!

                   
                  4.0

                  Decrease the oil on my face

                  By T

                  from viringia

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Absorbs Quickly
                  • Not Greasy

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • After Shower/Bath

                    Comments about Dermalogica Clear Start Oil Clearing Matte Moisturizer SPF 15:

                    Face

                     
                    5.0

                    Lightweight

                    By Michelle

                    from Prattville, AL

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Absorbs Quickly
                    • Effective Sun Protection
                    • Goes On Smoothly
                    • Moisturizes Well

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use

                      Comments about Dermalogica Clear Start Oil Clearing Matte Moisturizer SPF 15:

                      Use this everyday, not heavy and keeps oil down

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                      • Q:

                        When will this expire after opening and is it ok if I use this on normal skin
                        Asked on 1/15/2018 by umaima from New York,US

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          All solar products will have an expiration date on them. This expiration date will be pressed into the seal of the tube.

                          Answered on 1/22/2018 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                      • Q:

                        What is the difference between this product and the Oil Control Lotion?
                        Asked on 7/13/2017 by oily from US

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello There:

                          Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. The Oil Control Lotion is from the MediBac product category which is formulated for adults and does not contain SPF. The Oil clearing matte moisturizer spf15 is formulated for teens from the Clear Start product category. Please let us know if you have any further questions.

                          Best Regards,

                          The Dermalogica Team

                          Answered on 7/13/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                      • Q:

                        I am 30 Years Old Male with Fair Skin Tone. My Skin is clear without any Acne etc however I face severe Oiliness on my face skin due to which the skin looks dull. Kindly suggest me a Cream which can help to rejuvenate & also protects from Sun.

                        I have seen your 3 Products but confused which one would be perfect for me.

                        Dermalogica Clear Start Oil Clearing Matte Moisturizer SPF 15
                        Dermalogica Oil Control Lotion
                        Dermalogica Oil Free Matte SPF 30

                        Your views would be really helpful.
                        Asked on 7/9/2017 by Vinay from undisclosed

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello There:

                          Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. For the Day time you may use the Oil Free Matte SPF30 it is a moisturizer, oil absorber and SPF in one. The Oil Control Lotion is a moisturizer used for skin of excess oil production or experiencing breakouts that absorbs oil throughout the day. The Clear Start Oil Clearing Matte Moisturizer SPF 15 is formulated for Teens it is a moisturizer, SPF and oil absorber in one. If you are looking for a cleanser we recommend that you use the Dermal Clay Cleanser, it is a cooling and soothing cleanser that removes excess oil and dead skin cells, it can also be used as a 5 minute mini masque.

                          Please let us know if you have any further questions.

                          Best Regards,

                          The Dermalogica Team

                          Answered on 7/10/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                      • Q:

                        Can I use this as a primer or under makeup?
                        Asked on 1/20/2017 by h from mason Ohio

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Thank you for your inquiry. This product can be used under make up. We also have primers that can help your make up stay longer. HydraBlur Primer will help to mattify your skin.

                          Answered on 1/20/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                      • Q:

                        Dermalogica has both this moisturizer and also the Dermalogica Active Moist moisturizer. They're both marketed to reduce oil production and moisturize, but the latter costs a lot more. What's the difference between the two? Is the more expensive one more effective at reducing oil production?
                        Asked on 12/30/2016 by Rhiannon from Yucaipa, CA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Thank you for your inquiry. There are two sizes of the Active Moist. The 1.7 oz size is closely priced to the Oil Free Matte SPF30.

                          Answered on 1/4/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                      • Q:

                        Is this non comodogenic?
                        Asked on 7/31/2016 by noot from Florida, US

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Thank you for your inquiry. All of our products are non comedogenic. Dermalogica does not use any irritating fillers, petroleum or mineral oil in any of our formulations. Dermalogica Clear Start Oil Clearing Matte Moisturizer SPF 15 is a light weight, oil free moisturizer ideal for acne prone skin.

                          Kindest Regards,
                          Dermalogica Brand Expert

                          Answered on 8/4/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                      • Q:


                        Will the product help repair/brighten skin? Side note- I am 24 with incredibly oily skin that is recently less break out prone. This works amazingly to keep oil away, but is this the best product for me?
                        Asked on 4/23/2016 by elly from Phoenix, az

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, this is a good choice for the skin concenrs you have mentioned. We also recommend using Daily Microfoliant and Charcoal rescue Masque 1-2 times a week to improve skin conditions.

                          Dermalogica Brand Expert

                          Answered on 4/25/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                      • Q:

                        Is this product good for oily skin?
                        Asked on 1/2/2016 by Em

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Thank you for your inquiry. Matte Moisture SPF15 is ideal for someone with oily skin. For best results use as part of the Clear Start line.
                          Dermalogica Brand Expert

                          Answered on 1/6/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                      • Q:

                        Can you use this moisturizer at night on top of the clear start overnight treatment?
                        Asked on 11/12/2014 by Kaitlin

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, you can use this moisturizer both day and/or night, if you prefer.

                          Answered on 11/14/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        Is this product unscented?
                        Asked on 5/28/2014 by Kate Mulqueen from Ireland

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          This product contains no added fragrance. It is formulated with botanical extracts, so it is not completely unscented.

                          Answered on 5/28/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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