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The Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash

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The Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash

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Daily exfoliation is vital to healthy-looking skin. Award-winning microdelivery "30-second cleansing mini peel" with micro-exfoliating beads gently buffs away dead skin and impurities to reveal a smoother, brighter, more even complexion as it cleanses and lightly tones. Perfect for all skin types, including aging and sensitive skin.

Apply to slightly damp face and massage for 30-60 seconds. Rinse thoroughly.
Aqua/Water/Eau, Solum Diatomeae/Diatomaceous Earth/Terre De Diatomees, Sodium Cocoyl Apple Amino Acids, Glycerin,Acrylates/Steareth-20 Methacrylate Copolymer, Acrylates Copolymer, Decyl Glucoside, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, Phenoxyethanol, Lauryl Glucoside, Lithium Magnesium Sodium Silicate, Polysorbate 20, Hexylene Glycol, Sodium Hydroxide, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Extract, Limonene, Decylene Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Panthenol, Tetrasodium Edta, 1,2-Hexanediol, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Borago Officinalis Seed Oil, Tocopherol, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Tocotrienols, Triolein, Trilinolein, Magnesium Nitrate, Methylisothiazolinone, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Magnesium Chloride.

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PhilosophyThe Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash
 
4.6

(based on 459 reviews)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (370)
  • Improves skin texture (351)
  • Gentle (265)
  • Not greasy (220)
  • Smells great (198)

Cons

  • Doesn't remove makeup (24)
  • Dries out skin (23)
  • Irritates skin (21)
  • Doesn't work (12)
  • Bad smell (7)

Best Uses

  • All skin types (202)
  • Daily use (166)
  • Combination skin (145)
  • Sensitive skin (84)
  • Oily skin (73)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (212), Budget shopper (165)

Reviewed by 459 customers

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5.0

I love Philosphy

By Tessie

from Kalamazoo, MI

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash:

    I use 3 times a week and once a week at night followed microdelivery triple-acid brightening peel. My face looks brighter in the morning.

     
    5.0

    Love this stuff!

    By Amber

    from Toledo, OH

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Balances Skin
    • Gentle
    • Improves Skin Texture
    • Leaves Clean Feel
    • Smells Great

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types

      Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash:

      I love this product! Such a great exfoliator without being too harsh. It smells amazing as well. I don't like really intense smells, so this is perfect. I bought the small size this time to try it out, I will definitely be buying the large size next time!

       
      5.0

      Love it I want to keep buying this product

      By Bridget

      from Clovis California

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types

        Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash:

        I just love this brand, and this is great for my face, it makes my face feel soft, fresh and clean

         
        5.0

        Love it!

        By Riri

        from Englewood, CO

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Balances Skin
        • Gentle
        • Improves Skin Texture
        • Leaves Clean Feel
        • Not Greasy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types

          Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash:

          I have sensative skin and this is gentle enough for me. But also works well!

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          Almost Perfect

          By Tessa

          from Virginia

          Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash:

          2 negatives:
          -this bottle is NOT user friendly, very stiff and difficult to dispense product. I stored it on its lid to help with this and of course it fell and broke off the top -argggg! I'm not even 1/3 the way through it and had to put it in another bottle.
          - it smells like plastic and oranges...maybe plastic oranges.
          it does leave my skin very soft
          YOU CAN DO BETTER PHILOSOPHY

           
          5.0

          A Beauty Must-Have!

          By Ally

          from Fort Walton Beach, FL

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Doesn't Remove Makeup

          Best Uses

          • Acne-Prone Skin
          • Combination Skin
          • Daily Use
          • Oily Skin

          Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash:

          I got this as a sample, and when I ran out (a lot goes along way!) I had to buy the full size! This product does what it promises, and totally worth it!

           
          5.0

          LIFE CHANGING!!!!!

          By Sarah

          from Corpus Christi, Texas

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Pros

          • Gentle
          • Improves Skin Texture
          • Leaves Clean Feel

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Combination Skin

            Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash:

            I have never EVER left a review for a product before. But I needed to share to the world that this product is absolutely worth it. I have tried drug store exfoliating cleansers and none of them were able to give me that smooth baby soft complexion. I saw the reviews for this and too the chance of spending a little extra. THIS WORKS! It is gentle enough to use every morning , and if i dont apply make up I will use it before bed as well. I have seen so much improvement in my skin and I have this newfound confidence. You will not regret buying this product. Be aware that it did not happen overnight. I gave this product 3-4 weeks before I decided to leave a review. So be patient! It wont let you down! i have already recommended it to a couple friends and family!

             
            4.0

            Smoother skin awaits

            By ER

            from MN

            Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash:

            I bought the small travel/sample size and I love how this makes my skin feel. This is my go-to morning face wash and it really primes my skin for makeup.

             
            5.0

            I love it!!

            By Pau

            from North Carolina

            Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash:

            This is such a great product and really clears your pores leaving your face soft! I am seriously in love with this exfoliater. Also, a little bit goes a long way only need 2 drops on your fingers and it should be enough for all the face!

             
            5.0

            Love philosophy

            By Riri

            from Denver, Colorado

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Balances Skin
            • Improves Skin Texture
            • Leaves Clean Feel
            • Not Greasy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types

              Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash:

              This is great to get off dead skin and deep clean. I have sensative skin so I can only use this 1 or 2x a week. Every product I have from philosophy has been great!

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              • Q:

                Since this is an exfoliating face wash, can I use this everyday if I have dry skin?
                Asked on 5/10/2018 by KK from FL

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Yes, the Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash is gentle enough for daily use.

                  Answered on 5/11/2018 by Official Answer from Philosophy from Brand Answer
              • Q:

                Is this good for combo normal/dry skin?
                Asked on 5/2/2018 by Alexandria from US

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Yes, the Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash is formulated for all skin types.

                  Answered on 5/16/2018 by Official Answer from Philosophy from Brand Answer
              • Q:

                I have dry skin, but I break out on my chin and around my mouth all the time. Would this be good for my skin? I'm looking for an everyday face wash, I currently use the vitamin c face wash by soap and glory.
                Asked on 4/12/2018 by Jess from benson

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  We would not recommend using the Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash on your skin during the breakouts, as it may cause an irritation. However, the Purity Made Simple One Step Facial Cleanser, gently cleanses and melts dirt in one simple step, while toning and lightly hydrating. Leaving the skin feeling perfectly clean, comfortable and balanced.

                  Answered on 4/18/2018 by Official Answer from Philosophy from Brand Answer
              • Q:

                Do you recommend using this at night or in the morning?
                Asked on 3/19/2018 by Marissa272 from Chicago, IL

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  We would recommend the Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash as part of the morning regimen. It will help to exfoliate the dead skin on the surface generated through the nights' rejuvenation process.

                  Answered on 3/19/2018 by Brand Expert from Philosophy
              • Q:

                Is this okay for oily acne prone skin?
                Asked on 3/18/2018 by aris from Chicago,IL

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  No, we would not recommend using the Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash on Acne prone skin.

                  Answered on 3/20/2018 by Brand Expert from Philosophy
              • Q:

                Is this product oil free?
                Asked on 3/18/2018 by Theresa from Dallas, TX

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  No, the Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash contains Borago Officinalis Seed Oil and Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil.

                  Answered on 3/20/2018 by Brand Expert from Philosophy
              • Q:

                Do you use this product as a replacement for a cleanser? Or in addition to your normal cleansing routine?
                Asked on 3/18/2018 by Banshea from Mobile

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  The Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash is a daily facial wash.

                  Answered on 3/20/2018 by Brand Expert from Philosophy
              • Q:

                Does this product contain Retinol or something similar?
                Asked on 3/18/2018 by Amp22 from undisclosed

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  No, the Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash does not contain a retinol.

                  Answered on 3/20/2018 by Brand Expert from Philosophy
              • Q:

                Do I use this after using face soap or before?
                Asked on 3/8/2018 by Ahri from US

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  The Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash is to be used as the cleanser.

                  Answered on 3/15/2018 by Brand Expert from Philosophy
              • Q:

                I have been using this for about 2 weeks. Just within the past few days I have noticed more and more breakouts happening around my mouth, along with dryness on my T-zone. I am wondering if this is common with this product. I would like to think that it is just bringing everything up to the surface and after the breakouts it will just clear up my skin. I want to keep using this product because I like it but if the breakouts shouldn't be happening I want to stop using it immediately.
                Asked on 1/16/2018 by Avria from Hillsboro OR

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Yes, it is common for your skin to go through a (Purging) phase as you are introducing a new product to the skin. However, if the breakouts continue or are accompanied by any other reactions, discontinue use and please contact Philosophy Customer Development Center for further assistance at 1-800-568-3151

                  Answered on 1/21/2018 by Brand Expert from Philosophy
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