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Sebum Clearing Masque

Dermalogica

Sebum Clearing Masque

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Dermalogica's Sebum Clearing Masque is a cooling, refining and deep-cleaning Kaolin and Bentonite clay mask that purifies, absorbs excess surface oil and helps prevent future breakouts. Niacinamide, Zinc Gluconate, Yeast Extract, Caffeine and Biotin purify and inhibit overactive sebaceous gland activity while soothing irritation. Salicylic Acid clears congested follicles to minimize development of future comedones and breakouts, while Spiraea and Cinnamon Bark extracts inhibit the growth of acnegenic bacteria while stimulating the skin's natural antimicrobial agents for clearer, healthier skin. Contains no artificial fragrance or color.

Key Ingredients & Benefits:
  • Salicylic Acid exfoliates dead skin cells and clears congested follicles to minimize development of future comedones and breakouts
  • Kaolin and Bentonite clays absorb excess oil
  • Spiraea Ulmaria Extract inhibits bacteria by stimulating the skin's natural anti-bacterial agents
  • Niacinamide, Yeast Extract, Horse Chestnut, Licorice, Panthenol (Pro-Vitamin B5) and Caffeine regulate sebum production and soothe inflammation
  • Zinc Gluconate and Caffeine help regulate sebum production and help control bacterial metabolism of sebum-reducing inflammation
  • A patent-pending Cinnamon Bark blend inhibits bacterial lipid metabolism and degradation of enzymes while eliminating bacteria and providing astringent properties
  • Oat Kernel, Bisabolol and Licorice help soothe irritated skin
  • Farnesyl and Panthenol (Pro-Vitamin B5) strengthen follicle membrane

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Apply a smooth layer to cleansed face and throat (avoiding the eye area) three times per week. May also be used exclusively on the T-Zone. Leave on for 10 minutes, the rinse thoroughly with warm water.

Precautions: For external use only, not to be swallowed. Avoid contact with eyes. If contact occurs, flush thoroughly with water. If irritation developes, discontinue use. Keep out of reach of children.
Active: Triclosan (0.2%)
Inactive: Water (Aqua), Kaolin, Bentonite, Glycerin, Polysorbate 20, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Cetearyl Alcohol, Butylene Glycol, Polysorbate 60, Salicylic Acid, Tocopheryl Acetate, Spiraea Ulmaria Extract, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract, Yeast Extract, Aesculus Hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut) Seed Extract, Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Bark Extract, Bisabolol, Lauryl Laurate, Ethyl Menthane Carboxamide, Methyl Diisopropyl Propionamide, Methyl Lactate, Farnesyl Acetate, Panthenyl Triacetate, Niacinamide, Ammonium Glycyrrhizate, Panthenol, Propylene Glycol, Zinc Gluconate, Caffeine, Biotin, Capryloyl Glycine, Sarcosine, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Camphor, Hydroxyethyl Behenamidopropyl Dimonium Chloride, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Hydroxyethylcellulose, 1, 2 Hexanediol, Caprylyl Glycol, Tropolone, Disodium EDTA, Chlorphenesin, Menthol, Phenoxyethanol, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Zinc Oxide (CI 77947).

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DermalogicaSebum Clearing Masque
 
4.4

(based on 83 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fights breakouts (37)
  • Improves overall texture (34)
  • Immediate results (28)
  • Softens skin (23)
  • Soothes irritated skin (21)

Cons

  • Dries skin out (5)
  • Hard to wash off (4)
  • Not effective (4)
  • Doesn't work (3)
  • Pricey / poor value (3)

Best Uses

  • Treat acne (37)
  • Treat oily skin (34)
  • Oily skin (18)
  • Acne-prone skin (15)
  • Even out skin tone (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Combination skin (29), Brand buyer (21), Oily skin (18), Sensitive skin (17), Budget shopper (8)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (5), 1+ hour (3), 10 minutes (3)

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2.0

No difference

By Moni

from Colorado

About Me Brand Buyer

Pros

  • Gentle
  • Leaves Clean Feel
  • Smells Great

Cons

  • Ineffective

Best Uses

    Comments about Dermalogica Sebum Clearing Masque:

    This was recommend to me by the Ulta esthetician after a facial. I am not sure it this is worth it or not. It feels great on the skin, so refreshing and tingly in a good way. It helps with redness and inflammation and skin is left super soft right after. But it doesn't dry out acne and the inflammation and redness comes back the next day. This is more of a temporary fix or for someone with mild acne. I suffer from hormonal cystic acne and didn't work for me :/

     
    1.0

    Gave me more whiteheads

    By Sara

    from Louisville, my

    Comments about Dermalogica Sebum Clearing Masque:

    I don't know what's going on with Dermalogica, but their products have broken me out. My skin is inflamed and covered with whitehead's. I thought this would help calm the sebum production down. Nope! My skin developed red splotches and then sprouted hot, itchy whiteheads.

    I would return this product and the others I purchased, but don't have the receipt or the boxes they came in.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Secret weapon for my skin!

    By kimonerud

    from Wisconsin

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone Skin
      • Combination Skin
      • Dry Skin
      • Oily Skin
      • Sensitive Skin

      Comments about Dermalogica Sebum Clearing Masque:

      I was so afraid to spend money on the Dermalogica line but I'm getting married this summer and my skin needs help. My girlfriend is an aesthetician and highly recommended this brand. She was SO right. I used this masque ONE time and I already see a difference. I had two small pimples near my chin, put the masque on, and this morning they were gone. No red marks, no blotches.

      This is a serious miracle worker. If you can, treat yourself to the line of Dermalogica. I have combination skin and it's very sensitive. This line is gentle but effective. My skin FEELS clean and I even have had compliments that it's glowing. Treat yo' self and try it!

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Amazing!

      By AmericanH0ney

      from Atlanta

      Comments about Dermalogica Sebum Clearing Masque:

      I put the masque on pretty thick around my chin as soon as I hop into the shower and wash off right before I step out (2-3 times per week.) my problem areas are never a problem anymore! I've had regular cystic acne for years, maybe decades. I turn 34 tmrw and this is the only thing that has ever worked for me and cleared my skin! The small, travel bottle lasts a while, but I did take a hit on the cost and bought full bottles. I've used it regularly over the past 8 months or so and my skin only gets better.

       
      5.0

      Tingly, cleaning, minty sensation! Must have!

      By Amaya

      from Virginia

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone Skin
        • Oily Skin

        Comments about Dermalogica Sebum Clearing Masque:

        I had a facial done at the Dermalogica Skin bar, and I loved how this felt on my face. It is refreshing with tingly, minty sensations all over. It makes me feel like my pores are being thoroughly treated. It makes my skin feel softer and reduces some of the breakouts I have. I use this twice a week. I would recommend!

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Actually works

        By K

        from Stl

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Balances Skin
        • Improves Skin Texture
        • Leaves Clean Feel
        • Reduces size of pores
        • Removes sebum from pores

        Cons

        • Expensive

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone Skin
        • Combination Skin
        • Oily Skin

        Comments about Dermalogica Sebum Clearing Masque:

        Was very hesitant to buy this because of the price... BUT I've used it twice now and it works so well! I am obsessed with getting sebum out of my pores. For the longest time I thought they were blackheads. This works best after washing face, gently squeezing sebum out of pores, then steaming. Literally makes your pores shrink because it removes the built up oil!

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Good for acne

        By RuiRui

        from NYC

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Pros

        • Balances Skin
        • Leaves Clean Feel
        • Not Greasy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Acne-Prone Skin
          • Combination Skin
          • Oily Skin

          Comments about Dermalogica Sebum Clearing Masque:

          I really likes this product. I've only ever used it once I start breaking out so I'm not sure how preventative it really is :)

           
          5.0

          Amazing

          By WB

          from MA

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone Skin
            • Oily Skin
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about Dermalogica Sebum Clearing Masque:

            So I didn't want to get this mask but I am so glad I did. I got it using my ultra points but I will buy this again in a heartbeat. Help my sebum and my darkmarks. After about 4 uses my dark marks are dramatically faded and my skin feels smooth and soft and makes applies so much better. Will always buy this mask !

             
            5.0

            Love this stuff!

            By TnB

            from Murfreesboro, Tn

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Acne-Prone Skin
              • Combination Skin
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about Dermalogica Sebum Clearing Masque:

              I am using this product to help get rid of whiteheads and blackheads. It had amazing results immediately!

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Love this stuff sooooo much

              By Amy B

              from San Francisco, CA

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Leaves Clean Feel

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Acne-Prone Skin
                • Oily Skin

                Comments about Dermalogica Sebum Clearing Masque:

                I have been using this every other day. It's helped so much in a short amount of time. I have really had great results with this whole line

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                • Q:

                  I have extremely dry and textured skin. Will this help unclog the hair follicles on face? I have bumpy looking skin due to them.
                  Asked on 4/27/2018 by BeautyLover from Oklahoma

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Charcoal Rescue Masque would be a better choice for clogged follicles. This masque has both chemical and physical exfoliation which will help to clear follicles.

                    Answered on 4/30/2018 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  I tend to periodically get a lot of postule outbreaks on my chin. Will this help prevent those?
                  Asked on 4/24/2018 by dawnra83 from US

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    It will! It really helps to stay consistent even when you don't have breakouts. Use Sebum Clearing Masque 2-3 times a week after exfoliating for best results.

                    Answered on 4/24/2018 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  I have very sensitive and acne prone skin, would I be able to use this all over my face or just on my t-zone? Also, was this product made to be gentle in sensitive skin?
                  Asked on 3/13/2018 by nicole from United States

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    This masque is very gentle however we recommend doing a patch test to test for reactivity in sensitive skin.

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

                  I have moderate to occassionally severe adult cystic acne. I have tried Dermalogica's Sebum Clearing Masque and Charcoal Recue Masque and I like both products. As I don't particularly want to continue purchasing both masks when one will do the job, which would you recommend that I use regularly?
                  Asked on 3/13/2018 by Gracie from US

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    We recommend using Charcoal Rescue Masque. This product has activated charcoal to detox skin and has physical and chemical exfoliants.

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

                  I have milla on my cheeks and forehead, will this help prevent the milla from forming?
                  Asked on 2/27/2018 by Emme from grand Junction, co

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    This masque can help to prevent new milia from forming. You will also need to check your other products and make up to make sure there isn't anything you are using that is causing your milia. To remove milia from the cheek area we recommend Overnight Retinol Repair.

                    Answered on 2/28/2018 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  What is the thickness of the layer that you should be using? Thick? Thin?
                  Asked on 10/28/2017 by Kim from PA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Sebum Clearing Masque should be applied in a thin even layer. You will need about an almond size of product.

                    Answered on 10/31/2017 by Anonymous
                • Q:

                  Will this help clear sebaceous filaments on my nose??
                  Asked on 10/9/2017 by Ashley from Orlando, FL

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Sebum Clearing Masque can help to loosen and prevent filaments however for best results you will need to have a professional treatment done to remove filaments from the follicles.

                    Answered on 10/10/2017 by Anonymous
                • Q:

                  I have lots of white sebum o my face like all on my checks and t zone ,if you press in to it white noodle kind of thing comes out ,will this clear that.
                  Asked on 9/20/2017 by Nits from Seatac

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hello Nits:

                    Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. We recommend that you use Sebum Clearing Masque 1-3 times per week along with other MediBac products including Clearing Skin Wash, Overnight Clearing Gel at night and Clearing Mattifer during the day time. These are all included in MediBac Kit.

                    Best Regards,

                    The Dermalogica Team

                    http://www.ulta.com/medibac-adult-acne-kit?productId=xlsImpprod12881029&sku=2291780&_requestid=1045146

                    Best Regards,

                    The Dermalogica Team

                    Answered on 9/21/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  i tend to have minor blackheads around t zone and i get monthly facials with dermalagica products ... would love to have a pretty clear nose ALL THE TIME ��. but would that be too much on my skin?
                  Asked on 6/7/2017 by indi from california

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hello Indi:

                    Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. We recommend the Overnight Clearing Gel, it helps to clear skin, prevent future breakouts and relieve congestion. The Sebum Clearing Masque can be used in the tzone. Let us know if you have any further questions.

                    Best Regards,

                    The Dermalogica Team

                    Best Regards,

                    The Dermalogica Team

                    Answered on 6/8/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                • Q:

                  Should I apply this mask on wet or dry skin?
                  Asked on 6/5/2017 by Hannah from San Tan Valley, AZ

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hello Hannah:

                    Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. The Sebum Clearing Masque is used on damp skin after cleansing, you can apply it after cleansing your skin. Leave on skin for 7 to 10 minutes before rinsing off, follow with toning and moisturizer.

                    Best Regards,

                    The Dermalogica Team

                    Answered on 6/6/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
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