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The Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash

Philosophy

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 479 reviews)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (383)
  • Improves skin texture (365)
  • Gentle (274)
  • Not greasy (231)
  • Smells great (207)

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 (211)
  • Daily use (171)
  • Combination skin (148)
  • Sensitive skin (86)
  • Oily skin (77)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (219), Budget shopper (171)

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5.0

Best Face Wash

By Aly

from Virginia

Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash:

This face wash is the best. It leaves your skin feeling so soft and clean. I highly recommend

 
5.0

My go to every time!

By Cookie

from Clovis Ca

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash:

      I use this every morning and it just makes my face feel great!!

       
      5.0

      A must!

      By RJR

      from Panama City, FL

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Oily Skin

        Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash:

        I have oily, mature skin. This is my daily cleanser & I love how it cleans, brightens, & does not dry out my face!

         
        5.0

        I would buy this by the gallon if I could

        By Tanya

        from New Jersey

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Improves Skin Texture
        • Leaves Clean Feel

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types
          • Daily Use

          Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash:

          I decided to give this a try when it was 1/2 price in March and went back for more. I use it and my 80+ year old mother uses it and you can see the difference in one use. Clears pores. Glowing Polished skin

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Love This!

          By Senior Philosophy Fan

          from Williamsburg, VA

          Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash:

          I have had problem skin since I was a teenager. I had a respite for several years during my adult years. I developed adult acne and rosacea a few years ago. I am now a senior citizen and I felt extremely self conscious when I had breakouts. My dermatologist was able to help to a point with topical medications, but I then felt my skin was never hydrated and my skin often felt scaly and dull. A friend recommendef that I try a trial size of this product. I was in love at first use! I use it daily and keep it in the shower because my husband has also become addicted to it. My reason for giving only 4 stars is that the bottle is very rigid and it is sometimes hard to get the product out, especially when I'm down to the middle of the bottle. I shake the bottle with each use, even when it's new. That doesn't seem to help. My younger friends who use this agree. It's the only "downer" to this product. Please consider repackaging.

           
          5.0

          Love love love

          By Jess

          from California

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Balances Skin
          • Improves Skin Texture
          • Not Greasy
          • Smells Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types
            • Daily Use

            Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash:

            I like using this every morning. It has a citrus smells which helps me to wake up. This is the best face wash I've ever bought. I usually buy cheaper products but I decided I wanted to try something on the high end to see if it was worth it. I love it!

             
            5.0

            Exfoliating facial wash

            By Shelly

            from Bethel CT

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Acne-Prone Skin
              • All Skin Types
              • Combination Skin

              Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash:

              Works well and lasts a long time. Great brand

               
              5.0

              Love at first touch!

              By Miss hard to find foundation

              from Mesa, AZ

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Oily Skin

                Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash:

                I am sooo happy the lady at Ulta recommended this! The first day I used it, my face felt soooooo smooth! And it has also helped with my oiliness! Will be buying this again! AND my pores look a lot smaller since using this!!

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Good for sensitive skin

                By Rosacea Queen

                from Dalton, GA

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                • Messy

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash:

                This stuff is awesome. I have rosacea and sensitive skin so most exfoliaters aren't good on my skin. This is light and scrubs and doesn't strip your face. You won't feel dried out after you use it. It's a great product for sensitive skin.

                 
                4.0

                I love this!

                By KP

                from Sarasota, FL

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • All Skin Types

                  Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash:

                  I love this product, i use it everyday! It leaves my skin feeling so smooth, it is very gentle, great for getting rid of dead skin! The only negative is the packaging, but that is by no means a deal breaker for me!

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                  • Q:

                    What toner would you recommend to use after using this cleanser?
                    Asked on 6/24/2018 by skincarenewby from NJ

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Philosophy does not produce a stand alone toner. However the Purity made Simple Micellar Cleansing Water can be use after applying The Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash, as it helps the skin feels refreshed, toned and purified.

                      Answered on 6/26/2018 by Official Answer from Philosophy from Brand Answer
                  • Q:

                    Can this be followed by a glycolic acid toner?
                    Asked on 6/22/2018 by skincarenewby from NJ

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      We would not recommend using the Glycolic Acid toner directly after using the Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash.

                      Answered on 6/22/2018 by Official Answer from Philosophy from Brand Answer
                  • Q:

                    does this contain ant for. of salicylic acid ingredients ?
                    Asked on 6/7/2018 by brianda from US

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      No, The Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash does not contain Salicylic Acid.

                      Answered on 6/15/2018 by Official Answer from Philosophy from Brand Answer
                  • Q:

                    Can I use this every morning and every night?
                    Asked on 6/4/2018 by Kaden from Georgia, US

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, the Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash is gentle enough to be used multiple times daily. However, we also recommend including the Purity Made Simple Facial Cleanser as part of your night treatment for deep cleansing.

                      Answered on 6/13/2018 by Official Answer from Philosophy from Brand Answer
                  • Q:

                    What would be a good moisturizer to follow with after using this product?
                    Asked on 6/4/2018 by Kiana from Wareham, Ma

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Depending on the skin care needs you are looking to address, that would determine which moisturizer would be best for you. However, all of the Philosophy moisturizers would pair very well with the Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash.

                      Answered on 6/13/2018 by Official Answer from Philosophy from Brand Answer
                  • Q:

                    Hello, I've been using Microdelivery for a few years now and I love it. However, the last 2 bottles I bought were a huge disappointment. I only got through about a third of the bottles and there were no more scrubbing beads. Has anyone else experienced this? Has the formula been changed? I really miss my morning exfoliation and don't want to search for a similar product.
                    Asked on 5/26/2018 by Cecy from San Gabriel

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      We would recommend contacting Philosophy Customer Experience Center at 1-800-568-3151 to have this matter addressed.

                      Answered on 5/29/2018 by Official Answer from Philosophy from Brand Answer
                  • Q:

                    since this is a gentle daily exfoliator do i still need to use a little bit more of a rougher exfoliation 1 to 2 times per week or will this be enough exfoliation?
                    Asked on 5/17/2018 by HTHRLOVESVOLKS from nor cal

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      We would recommend using the Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash as directed to avoid irritation.

                      Answered on 5/23/2018 by Official Answer from Philosophy from Brand Answer
                  • 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
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