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oil clearing matte moisturizer spf15

hydration and shine control

A moisturizer that minimizes oil and shine? It’s true! This ultra-light, non-greasy hydrating formula controls oily areas like the nose and forehead for an all-over matte finish. SPF helps shield against the UV rays that can make breakouts worse and cause dark spots.Learn More

A moisturizer that minimizes oil and shine? It’s true! This ultra-light, non-greasy hydrating formula controls oily areas like the nose and forehead for an all-over matte finish. SPF helps shield against the UV rays that can make breakouts worse and cause dark spots.Learn More

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oil clearing matte moisturizer spf15

A moisturizer that minimizes oil and shine? It’s true! This ultra-light, non-greasy hydrating formula controls oily areas like the nose and forehead for an all-over matte finish. SPF helps shield against the UV rays that can make breakouts worse and cause dark spots.

benefits

  • Special botanical oil-absorbers act like micro sponges to minimize shine, while moisturizers keep skin hydrated.
  • Formulated with 19 gentle botanicals including Licorice, Birch and Willow, known to soothe and protect skin.
  • Broad Spectrum sunscreens provide critical defense against UVA and UVB rays without clogging pores and causing breakouts.

how to use

Apply over entire face and neck.

quick tip

Don't let your nose outshine you. Dab this on before your next class photo.

ingredients

Active ingredients: Avobenzone 2.50%, Octinoxate 6.00%, Octisalate 5.00%, Oxybenzone, 4.00%. . Other ingredients: Water, Butylene Glycol, Cyclopentasiloxane, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Silica, Dimethyl Capramide, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Cariandrum Sativum (Coriander) Fruit Oil, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Peel Oil, Citrus Aurantium Amara (Bitter Orange) Peel Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Flower Oil, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Oil, Elettaria Cardamomum Seed Oil, Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Oil, Eugenia Caryophyllus (Clove) Leaf Oil, Lavandula Hybrida Oil, Salvia Sclarea (Clary) Oil, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Oil, Enantia Chlorantha Bark Extract, Arctium Lappa Root Extract, Arnica Montana Flower Extract, Betula Alba Bark Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract, Oleanolic Acid, Tocopherol, Cetearyl Phosphate, Stearic Acid, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Nylon-12, Xanthan Gum, Cetyl Alcohol, Aminomethyl Propanol, Sodium Benzoate, Disodium EDTA, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenoxyethanol, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).

Dermalogica is dedicated to maintaining the accuracy of the ingredient lists on this website. However, because ingredients are subject to change, we cannot guarantee that these lists are complete, up-to-date and/or error-free. For an accurate listing of ingredients in each product, please refer to your product packaging.

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part of clear start product system

Nine fresh products just for teens and young adults.

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clear start

Clear Start is a system of nine serious products that utilize medicated ingredients and soothing botanicals to deliver real results.

Clear Start™ was created by the skin health experts at Dermalogica, the brand that’s been changing the face of skin care for more than 25 years. It became clear that no one was addressing the needs of teens – not only with products that get results, but also with the education they need – when Dermalogica Founder Jane Wurwand’s own daughters entered their teenage years.

how it works

Skin care product choices available to teens may be ample, but they aren’t good choices. Products for teens often contain harsh and inexpensive ingredients to strip the skin of oil, and are filled with artificial fragrances and colors – all things that can irritate and strip oil from skin, causing more problems than you started with!

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oil clearing matte moisturizer spf15
 
2.9

(based on 30 reviews)

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3.0

Meh

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from Washington, DC

Comments about oil clearing matte moisturizer spf15:

I started shaving my head totally bald and was looking for a moisturizer with SPF and a matte effect so I don't have the shiny dome look.

This product works as a moisturizer and leaves my skin feeling nice. Has a pleasing light herbal/green scent as well. That said, it leaves a slight shine on my skin, I don't find it to be matte. I have had better luck with other matte moisturizers (but those don't have SPF).

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34
 
1.0

Burning

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from England

Comments about oil clearing matte moisturizer spf15:

I got this product as part of a sample pack with the other clear start products. Applied it to my face and after it finally sank into the skin, a painful burning sensation started. Really not impressed.

  • How old are you?:
  • Under 18

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Burning skin

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from UK

Comments about oil clearing matte moisturizer spf15:

Bought this for my teenage son who had previously been using the daytime treatment moisturiser which seems to have been discontinued. Within seconds of applying his face like it was reacting - he waited to see if it would calm down but it got worse and after a few minutes he had to wash it all off with cool water - his face was burning and his skin was red and irritated. He wont be using it again!

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  • 35-44
 
1.0

Burns and stings

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from UK

Comments about oil clearing matte moisturizer spf15:

I bought this for my son who has been using the clear start range for a couple of years. He used to use the Daytime Treatment Moisturiser but it is currently out of stock everywhere, locally and online, so I bought him the oil clearing matte moisturiser instead, as advised by my local dermalogica supplying salon. Within moments of applying it his face was stinging and burning. He waited a couple of minutes to see if it wore off but it got worse and he had to wash it off with cool water. His face was sore and red afterwards and he won't be using it again. Very disappointing.

  • How old are you?:
  • 35-44
 
1.0

Awful

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from newcastle

Comments about oil clearing matte moisturizer spf15:

Wow so disappointed. I was desperately trying to find a moisturiser that contained SPF for my oily skin. I thought a brand like Dermalogica would be a great product. So wrong. As soon as I applied it my face had a horrible shimmer/sheen, within 30 minutes my face was shiny greasy and felt like it had a film. I never applied make up and if I did it would have slid off. I sent the product back for a full refund.

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34
 
1.0

Burns

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from Salt Lake City

Comments about oil clearing matte moisturizer spf15:

I bought the clear start kit after trying other Dermalogica products for oily skin. But this oil clearing matte moisturizer burns my face and leaves red dry spots especially around my eyes.

  • How old are you?:
  • 18-24
 
5.0

Does what it says

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from Edinburgh, Scotland

Comments about oil clearing matte moisturizer spf15:

I apply this morning and night after cleaning my face and using toner. I have oily/combination skin and it has made my skin really smooth and keeps it matte for a while! Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for a light moisturiser.

  • How old are you?:
  • Under 18

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Gave me a rash everywhere on my face

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from London

Comments about oil clearing matte moisturizer spf15:

I started using this clear start kit in big sizes only a couple of weeks ago. And I love how the porescrub, nightime treatment and all over toner works. However when I started using the matt moisturiser my skin got worse. I like how matte it is, but in the afternoon I found out that my skin was red everywhere. My face was so hot. The next day it got even worse; there was a rash every on my face. I never put any products on my face when I went through this. It lasted about 1 whole week and my skin is really dry from it. I was hoping to buy the daytime treatment, but seeing as the matte moisturiser went horribly, I won't be purchasing anything.

  • How old are you?:
  • Under 18

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I'll Keep Buying This!

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from Losangeles, CA

Comments about oil clearing matte moisturizer spf15:

This one feels so amazing on my skin! I have mild adult acne, and i pair this with a mix of the medibac and Clear Start line. I'm in love with how it leaves my skin!

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

It burns.

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from Chisinau

Comments about oil clearing matte moisturizer spf15:

Because I use the foaming wash, I decided to try the matte moisturizer also, but as soon as I applied to my skin my skin start burning, also I get red spots all over my face. I had to wash it off and it still burns. Probably not a good idea to use it unless you have a really really bad acne skin and you're ready to try anything. Maybe a warning on the package would be useful, as a lot of the reviews state that it has adverse effects.

  • How old are you?:
  • 18-24

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  • Q:

    what level of UVA protection does this offer? how does it compare to the medi bac clearing spf 30 in terms of UVA protection?
    Asked on 3/22/2016 by LibbyW from UK

    1 answer

    • A:

      Hello,

      Thank you for your question. This moisturizer offers an SPF protection of 15.

      Kind Regards,
      The Dermalogica Team

      Answered on 3/24/2016 by DermalogicaSkinTherapist from Los Angeles
  • Q:

    Can i wear this under my foundation make up
    Asked on 8/17/2015 by Rockyroad12 from houston

    2 answers

    • A:

      I would not wear it under foundation because I've had problems with it flaking of/into the foundation when I put it on.

      Answered on 9/30/2015 by EliseNorway from Oslo, Norway
    • A:

      Thank you for your inquiry. Oil Free Matte Moisture is a light moisturizer that can be worn under make up for daily use. This moisturizer will help to absorb excess oil and help keep a matte finish for oily skin.

      -The Dermalogica Team

      Answered on 8/18/2015 by DermalogicaSkinTherapist from Los Angeles
  • Q:

    Can I use this morning and night, or just the morning
    Asked on 4/12/2015 by Muffinman from Sydney NSW, Australia

    1 answer

    • A:

      Thank you for your inquiry. It is recommended that you only use this moisturizer in the daytime due to the SPF in it. Sunscreen is not needed at night. If you would like an oil controlling moisturizer for night time Oil Controlling Lotion would be the best option. It has micro sponges and light hydration to balance oily skin without sunscreen. Please contact us with any further questions.
      -The Dermalogica Team

      Answered on 4/16/2015 by DermalogicaSkinTherapist from Los Angeles
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