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Travel Size PreCleanse

Dermalogica

Travel Size PreCleanse

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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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DermalogicaTravel Size PreCleanse
 
4.6

(based on 154 reviews)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Smells great (78)
  • Gentle (49)
  • Leaves clean feel (49)
  • Lightweight (47)
  • Effective (42)

Cons

  • Greasy (6)
  • Messy (4)
  • Not effective (4)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (103)
  • Sensitive skin (39)
  • Women (21)
  • All skin types (19)
  • Oily skin (19)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (53), Brand buyer (47), Beauty conscious (25), Survivalist / minimalist (7), Skin care professional (3)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (25), 30 minutes (18), 1+ hour (5)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (26), Oily (5), Dry (4), Normal (4)

Reviewed by 154 customers

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5.0

Dermalogica is my holy grail!

By Sam loves Dermalogica

from Tucson, AZ

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Gentle
  • Leaves Clean Feel

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Combination Skin

    Comments about Dermalogica Travel Size PreCleanse:

    First off, Dermalogica can do no wrong in my book. I have been using this brand for close to 20 years and have tried just about everything- and loved it all! I don't always wear foundation, but when I do, I feel like I want a little something extra to make sure that it's completely removed at the end of the day. PreCleanse does the trick immediately, without making me feel like I've scraped a layer of skin off my face. It's gentle and works perfectly when I follow it up with Special Cleansing Gel. This never dries me out or makes me feel greasy. I highly recommend this product.

     
    4.0

    I really like this product

    By Problem skin girl

    from Texas

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Gentle
    • Leaves Clean Feel
    • Moisturizing

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Dry Skin
      • Sensitive Skin

      Comments about Dermalogica Travel Size PreCleanse:

      I like to use this in the evening to remove my makeup! I have sensitive skin and also eczema and it helps keep the dry patches away too. Must be sure to follow with a cleanser that isn't too stripping though.

       
      3.0

      horrible scent!!!

      By gigimooon

      from boston, ma

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Pros

      • Not Greasy

      Cons

      • Bad Smell

      Best Uses

        Comments about Dermalogica Travel Size PreCleanse:

        I've never used a Dermalogica product and when I used this it instantly made me cringe from the smell of it... It's a strong chemical smell and I'm not sure why people have said it smells good, maybe I got an old one? Because mine for sure smelt like burning rubber.. that alone is why i had given it low stars. I did feel like this was cleansing my skin-- for the price of this tiny bottle, I can't see myself frequently buying.

         
        5.0

        yeah

        By dez

        from Mesa. AZ

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Messy

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types
        • Daily Use

        Comments about Dermalogica Travel Size PreCleanse:

        Works wonderful for dissolving makeup and dirt from your face!

         
        5.0

        This makeup remover is awesome. You only need a drop

        By Private Aircraft

        from St Thomas

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Gentle
        • Leaves Clean Feel

        Cons

        • leaves an oily feeling just use face wash after

        Best Uses

          Comments about Dermalogica Travel Size PreCleanse:

          My daughter turned me on to this product. It is a bit pricey but works on the hardest of makeup and you only need a very small amount

           
          5.0

          Love this!!!!

          By Amanda hair designer

          from 63026

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Dermalogica Travel Size PreCleanse:

          Loved how easily it takes off eye makeup. I wish I could remember the estheticians name who recommended it

           
          5.0

          I love how it helps take off makeup.

          By KK

          from Orange County California

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone Skin

            Comments about Dermalogica Travel Size PreCleanse:

            I use this as first step to clean my acne prone face. It was recommended by my dermatologist.

             
            3.0

            Not For Sensitive Skin

            By Makeup Maggie

            from Raleigh, NC

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Removes Makeup

            Cons

            • Clogs Pores
            • Irritates Skin

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about Dermalogica Travel Size PreCleanse:

            I'm giving this product 3 stars because I personally need non comedogenic products because my pores are blocked easily and this product was not that. I ended up with 4 large blemishes that were underneath the skin from blocked pores. This product just wasn't meant for me.

            The product itself worked exactly the way it's advertised when you read the directions. It really does need to be applied while your hand and face are dry. I was looking for a solution to remove makeup that I could use in the shower but that was my own mistake because I didn't read the directions from the label before purchasing.

             
            5.0

            New to me but I love it!

            By Jenn

            from Bryant

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types

              Comments about Dermalogica Travel Size PreCleanse:

              I have very sensitive skin and this cleans very well without irritating my skin. I have only had it a short time but I've already seen improvement.

               
              4.0

              Dermalogica Travel Size PreCleanse

              By Ivy

              from Boston, MA

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Gentle
              • Improves Skin Texture
              • Leaves Clean Feel
              • Moisturizing
              • Smells Great
              • Works Well with Removing Makeup

              Cons

              • Gets in Your Eyes
              • Should Come with a Pump

              Best Uses

              • Combination Skin
              • Daily Use
              • Dry Skin
              • Oily Skin
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about Dermalogica Travel Size PreCleanse:

              I love the size that this product comes in, it's the perfect size to give the product a try if you don't want to go out and buy the full size just yet.

              It really does work well with remove makeup especially if you're wearing waterproof mascara. It smells great and also I bought this as a back up to my Tatcha Pure One Step Camellia Cleansing Oil (sample size) and I think it's a great dupe if you're looking not to spend too much.

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              7 Questions | 7 Answers
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              • Q:

                what is the difference between the precleanse oil and the precleanse balm to oil? Are they targeted to different types of skin?
                Asked on 11/23/2017 by cstewartc85 from US

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  These two products are the same, they just come in different forms. The precleanse balm is much thicker and needs to be emulsified on the skin.

                  Answered on 11/30/2017 by Anonymous
              • Q:

                Can I use this without having to cleanse again afterwards? Why do you have to cleanse your face with another product?
                I don't wear much make up, I do wear sunscreen and a pressed powder sometimes.
                Thanks
                Asked on 2/21/2017 by Rocky from Los Angeles, CA

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Thank you for your inquiry. PreCleanse is an oil based cleanser that will help to breakdown and remove surface dirt, sunscreen, make up and pollution. Your second cleanser with your regular cleanser will cleanse your skin's surface and remove impurities from your follicle further.

                  Answered on 2/21/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
              • Q:

                Can this product be used on oily skin type ?
                Asked on 12/1/2016 by nena from Chicago

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Absolutely! PreCleanse can be used on all skin types and will work wonders for oily congested skin. This water soluble oil will break down other oils and be washed away with water.

                  Answered on 12/5/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
              • Q:

                Is this bottle refillable?
                Asked on 5/16/2016 by Audria from Fresno, CA

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Thank you for your inquiry. We do not recommend refilling our containers. It is easy for product to become contaminated if you are refilling the bottles. Please let us know if you have any further questions.

                  Dermalogica Brand Expert

                  Answered on 5/16/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
              • Q:

                Does this remove waterproof eye makeup?
                Asked on 4/28/2016 by Robin from San Diego, CA

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Thank you for your inquiry. PreCleanse will remove all traces of dirt, sunscreen and even water proof make up! We recommend this as your first cleanse before you regular cleanser everyday. Please let us know if you have any further questions.

                  Kindest Regards,
                  The Education Team

                  Answered on 4/28/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
              • Q:

                I am leaving to go on a trip soon and I am trying to decide whether to bring the full sized bottle of the PreCleanse or the travel sized one.

                Do you know approximately how many uses I would get out of the travel sized one? I plan to use it once a day.
                Asked on 3/11/2015 by Rosa from United States

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hello Rosa,

                  Our travel size products will last about 3 weeks with daily use. If you are using it once a day plan on it lasting about this long. Please contact us with any further questions.

                  Kindest Regards,
                  Dermalogica Brand Expert

                  Answered on 3/11/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
              • Q:

                I'm going on a trip soon and I'm trying to decide whether to take the full size bottle or travel sized one. Do you know approximately how many uses I would get out of this bottle? I plan to use it once a day.
                Asked on 3/8/2015 by Rosa from US

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hello Rosa,

                  Our travel size products will last about 3 weeks with daily use. Please let us know if there is anything else we can help you with.

                  Dermalogica Brand Expert

                  Answered on 3/10/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
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