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DermalogicaPreCleanse

Dermalogica

PreCleanse

5.1 oz Item 2152625

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The professional's deep cleansing weapon! Achieve ultra clean and healthy skin with a double cleansing regimen that begins with PreCleanse. This plant-based cleansing oil, fortified with Olive and Kukui oils, thoroughly melts layers of excess sebum (oil), sunscreen, waterproof make-up, environmental pollutants and residual skin products that build-up during the day. When water is added it transforms this hydrophilic (water-loving) formula into a milky emulsion, easily rinsing away oil-based debris from the skin's surface and allowing your recommended Dermalogica Cleanser to penetrate even further for professional cleansing results. Formulated with conditioning Rice Bran and Vitamin E oils, this gentle blend can be used around the eye area to even remove waterproof mascara. Offers a deep cleansing ideal for even the most oily skin conditions. Contains no artificial fragrance or color. Professional recommendation advised.

How it works:

  • Use as the first step of your Dermalogica Double Cleanse, and follow with your recommended Dermalogica Cleanser.
  • A blend of rich oils melts through oil and oil-based debris that collects on skin throughout the day.
  • Vitamin E Oil, a rich antioxidant, helps improve skin smoothness and softness.
  • Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride is an emulsifying agent that is activated by the addition of water to release the bonded oils from the skin's surface.


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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Using dry hands, massage over dry face and eyes to dissolve surface oil and dirt. Concentrate on areas of congestion or stubborn debris. Wet hands and continue massaging to create a light, milky emulsion. Rinse with lukewarm water. Follow with recommended Dermalogica Cleanser for professional cleasing results.
Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, PEG-40 Sorbitan Peroleate, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Oil, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Cymbopogon Schoenanthus Oil, Borago Officinalis Seed Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Solanum Lycopersicum (Tomato) Extract, Lavandula Hybrida Oil, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Peel Oil, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Oil, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Aleurites Moluccana Seed Oil, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Tocopherol, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Citral, Limonene, Linalool.

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DermalogicaPreCleanse
 
4.7

(based on 485 reviews)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Gentle (373)
  • Leaves clean feel (294)
  • Smells great (230)
  • Improves skin texture (184)
  • Moisturizing (183)

Cons

  • Messy (45)
  • Greasy (17)
  • Doesn't remove makeup (9)
  • Doesn't work (4)
  • Irritates skin (4)

Best Uses

  • All skin types (224)
  • Daily use (205)
  • Sensitive skin (122)
  • Combination skin (107)
  • Dry skin (76)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (225), Budget shopper (130), Classic style (27), Natural (16), Professional (12)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)

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5.0

What took me so long!!??

By Bran

from Maryland

About Me Natural

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Effective
  • Gentle
  • Non-greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types
    • Eyes
    • Face

    Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

    I wear makeup to work and my skin is combo but on the oily/acne prone side. I was hesitant to try oils but i'm so glad I did and I'm glad I discovered this brand! It's pricey but I'm learning that my skin is a lifetime investment and needs to be taken care of properly. I love this precleanse, takes off all my makeup (including mascara) and leaves my skin soft, clean and ready to receive the full benefits of my cleanser. It's worth a try!

     
    5.0

    Best makeup remover

    By Babs119973

    from Daphne, AL

    About Me Classic

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Effective
    • Gentle
    • Non-greasy
    • Soothing

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types
      • Eyes
      • Face
      • Travel

      Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

      The only makeup remover I use. Takes off eye makeup. No irritation.

       
      2.0

      No Thanks

      By JenA

      from Bel Air, MD

      Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

      This was recommended to me and I will be returning it. The day after I had used it just one time, a huge cystic pimple popped up on my chin. I've never had a cystic pimple in my life. This does not do well with taking off make up either, simple coconut oil does a much better job. Not really sure what the hype is about this stuff, but it definitely did not work with mine. Does smell good though.

       
      5.0

      Cleansing Oil User for Life!

      By TennesseeEK

      from Memphis, TN

      About Me Classic

      Pros

      • Effective
      • Gentle
      • Soothing

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types
        • Eyes
        • Face
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

        I don't know why it took me so long to try face/cleansing oils, but I'm sure glad I finally hopped on board! I use this in the evenings (only) before the final cleanse with the Dermalogica gel cleanser. I love that this oil removes eye makeup along with all other makeup.

         
        5.0

        LOVE

        By Mandi_mpls

        from Minneapolis

        About Me Classic, Dramatic, Natural, Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Effective
        • Gentle
        • Soothing

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types
          • Face

          Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

          I love this formula. The oils pull the funk and grime off your face to leave it perfectly prepped to get the most out of your cleanser. Doesn't feel greasy or slimy, smells fresh and clean, and leaves my face ready for the rest of my skincare to do it's best work.

           
          5.0

          Love this product

          By PoshPoodle

          from Il

          About Me Classic, Natural, Professional

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Effective
          • Gentle

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

            Great makeup remover

             
            3.0

            Love with a problem

            By Love

            from Racine, Wi

            Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

            LOVE THE PRODUCT!!!!! but, i wish it would take off eye makeup better, i wear water proof mascara and i end up having to take a makeup wipe to get the rest off.

             
            5.0

            I love this product!

            By Gigi23

            from Alabaster, AL

            About Me Classic, Dramatic, Natural, Professional, Trendy/Hip

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Effective
            • Gentle
            • Soothing

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Oily Skin
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

              I absolutely love this product! I've tried everything from Proactive, X Out, Clean and Clear ect. and none of them worked for me. I get severe hormonal acne and the fun adult acne. This product may be pricey but for me it's worth it. Be sure to also use it with the gel cleanse! Together it cleared my face in 3 days!

               
              2.0

              Would not repurchase

              By Sunset

              from ks

              Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

              I couldn't get my longwear make up to come off with this

               
              5.0

              Fantastic Produce

              By Karen

              from PA

              About Me Classic

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Effective
              • Gentle

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types

                Comments about Dermalogica PreCleanse:

                I've used this product for years. In fact, several women who sell at high-end counters at various department stores have admitted to me that they also use this product. It's very effective and works well with other products. Whenever I'm giving myself a "royal treatment" of a half hour Jacuzzi with various cleanses, this one always tops my list. Leaves me feeling very clean and glowing.

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                • Q:

                  Is it best to use it with Morning and night face washing routines or strictly nights?
                  Asked on 1/24/2018 by RN from undisclosed

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    PreCleanse can be used twice a day however most people use it at night to help remover make up, dirt and sunscreen followed by a second cleanse. A double cleanse using precleanse will give you your best skin possible!

                    Answered on 1/25/2018 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  Can I use the PreCleanse on my lips? I wear an all day lipstick & I'm having difficulty removing it.
                  Asked on 1/18/2018 by Deb from Clermont, FL

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Absolutely! PreCleanse can be used on the eye and lips followed by your second cleanser.

                    Answered on 1/18/2018 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  does dermalogica test on animals?
                  Asked on 11/3/2017 by kate from PA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Dermalogica does not test on animals or deal with third parties that test on animals.

                    Answered on 11/6/2017 by Anonymous
                • Q:

                  I'm 41and prone to the occasional breakouts. Would this be s good product for someone who has aging skin
                  Asked on 11/3/2017 by Hot momma from Jackson , Michigan

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    PreCleanse is good for all skin types to remove all traces of dirt and make up from the skin before your second cleanse.

                    Answered on 11/3/2017 by Anonymous
                • Q:

                  I was told by the Ulta staff member that I can just use this, and I do not have to use the cleanser ( I don't really like using cleansers on my face). Is this true? That I can use this just to remove makeup and that's okay?
                  Asked on 8/17/2017 by M. Davis from California

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hello M Davis:

                    Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Precleanse may be used as your first cleanser. It deep cleanses, melting oil, dirt, pollution, sunscreen, and makeup. It helps to make your second cleanse with your prescribed cleanser more effective. Please let us know if you have any further questions.

                    Best Regards,

                    The Dermalogica Team

                    Answered on 8/18/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  Can I use this with my Clarisonic? Or should I use my Clarasonic after I use this with my regular cleanser?
                  Asked on 8/11/2017 by Cee from undisclosed

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hello Cee:

                    Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. We do not recommend that you use the Precleanse with the Clarisonic Brush. We recommend that you do your second cleanse with your prescribed cleanser with the Clarisonic Brush. Directions for use... Dispense Precleanse into dry hands. Massage over dry face and eyes to dissolve surface oil and dirt. Concentrate on areas of congestion or stubborn debris. Wet hands and continue massaging to create a light, milky emulsion. Rinse with lukewarm water. Second cleanse is done by using your prescribed cleanser and Clarisonic Brush.

                    Best Regards,

                    The Dermalogica Team

                    Answered on 8/11/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  Will this remove stubborn waterproof mascara?
                  Asked on 5/9/2017 by Alex from AZ

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thank you for your inquiry. PreCleanse will remove waterproof mascara. Remove completely with water and then follow with your normal cleanser.

                    Answered on 5/10/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  I've been using the eye makeup remover on my entire face. Is there a reason to switch to this instead? Should I use the eye makeup remover around my eyes and this on the rest of my face? Or use this everywhere?
                  Asked on 4/10/2017 by Nick from Utah

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thank you for your inquiry. You can use our make up remover over your entire face if you like. We still recommend doing a double cleanse so repeat twice or use your normal cleanser for a second cleanser.

                    Answered on 4/11/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  I wake up with incredibly oily skin (as well as oily all day) is this gentle enough to use before cleaning each morning and each night? Right now my night cleanser is special cleansing gel and I'm looking to switch to dermal clay cleanser for the morning
                  Asked on 3/21/2017 by elly from Phoenix

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thank you for your inquiry. PreCleanse is very gentle and can be used morning and night. Be sure to completely emulsify your PreCleanse before completely removing and following with your second cleanse.

                    Answered on 3/23/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  Can I use this on my eyes while wearing contacts? Sometimes eye makeup remover/cleanser stings my eyes really bad if my contacts are in.
                  Asked on 1/1/2017 by AprilMG from Alabama

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thank you for your inquiry. We do not recommend getting this product close to your eye area if you wear contacts. It is an oil based product and great for removing make up however if can be bothersome if it gets onto your contact lens.

                    Answered on 1/4/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
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