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oil control lotion

oil-absorbing hydrator

Feather-light lotion to hydrate while reducing shine. Salicylic Acid helps clear congested follicles, as a purifying blend of Meadow Sweet helps regulate excess oil production for a lasting matte finish.Learn More

Feather-light lotion to hydrate while reducing shine.Learn More

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oil control lotion

Feather-light lotion to hydrate while reducing shine. Use in conjunction with MediBac Clearing product to help combat shine and maintain an all-day matte finish. A purifying blend of Meadow Sweet helps regulate excess oil production. Help clear congested follicles with Salicylic Acid as Enantia Chlorantha Bark Extract induces a long-term decrease in sebum without overdrying skin. Naturally-antiseptic Camphor, Balm Mint and Licorice Root cool and calm inflammation. Formulated without artificial fragrances and colors.

benefits

  • Absorbs excess oil.
  • Provides an all-day shine-free, matte finish.
  • Eliminates congestion, soothes and moisturizes.

how to use

After cleansing with Clearing Skin Wash and toning with Skin Purifying Wipes, apply with light, upward strokes. May be re-applied as needed throughout the day. Can be applied over or mixed with Special Clearing Booster or prescribed Dermalogica Concentrated Booster for skin condition-specific results.

quick tip

In need of more oil control? Apply Clearing Mattifier to your t-zone before applying Oil Control Lotion.

ingredients

Active ingredient: Salicylic Acid (1.0%). Other ingredients: Water/Aqua/Eau, Butylene Glycol, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Potato Starch Modified, Silica, Hyssopus Officinalis Extract, Melissa Officinalis Leaf Extract, Echinacea Purpurea Extract, Enantia Chlorantha Bark Extract, Yeast Extract, Aesculus Hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut) Seed Extract, Salix Nigra (Willow) Bark Extract, Allantoin, Panthenol, Sodium PCA, Bisabolol, Niacinamide, Ammonium Glycyrrhizate, Zinc Gluconate, Caffeine, Biotin, Phospholipids, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Camphor, Menthol, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water, Oleanolic Acid, Sodium Hydroxide, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Cetyl Alcohol, Xanthan Gum, Vinyl Dimethicone/Methicone Silsesquioxane Crosspolymer, Nylon-12, Glycerin, Disodium EDTA, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenoxyethanol.

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 medibac clearing product system

Clearer skin starts now: bring the four contributing factors of acne under control.

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mediBac clearing®

Clearer skin starts now: bring the four contributing factors of acne under control.

The MediBac Clearing® system works to treat, clear and prevent adult acne while addressing the needs of adult skin. Most products and treatments for acne are designed for teenage skin, making them too harsh and irritating for adult acne sufferers. MediBac Clearing® controls acne without compromising skin’s integrity, which means skin is clearer and healthier.

how it works

Dermalogica’s MediBac Clearing® system is formulated specifically to treat adult acne. Each product, with its unique acne-fighting and clearing ingredients, is designed to be layered upon the skin to provide around-the-clock, maximum control of the main factors that contribute to acne.

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oil control lotion
 
4.2

(based on 66 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (36)

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    (15)

  • 3 Stars

     

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86%

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5.0

Control my oily skin

By 

from Garden Grove, CA

Comments about oil control lotion:

The texture of this product is light, so it's very good for my oily acne skin

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

My Summer Moisturizer

By 

from NY, NY

Comments about oil control lotion:

Just started using this as my summer moisturizer. I use it after the skin hydrating booster and before SPF (Pure Light) to control my oily skin now that it's getting warmer. Really pleased with it. I was worried the salicylic acid would cause my skin to dry out but that has not happened!

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34
 
4.0

Good for summer

By 

from NYC

Comments about oil control lotion:

OCL is good for acne areas but I find it slightly dry in winter. I would use it and use something more hydrating in winter so my skin doesn't dry out too much. Otherwise, I good product. Non-greasy and easy to apply.

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Breakout after use

By 

from England

Comments about oil control lotion:

I bought this after using the Clear Start range, (which has cleared my skin up brilliantly!) only to break out massively. Skin feels greasy and blocked. Waste of money, for me anyway...

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Removes oil from my nose

By 

from Rochester ny

Verified Buyer

Comments about oil control lotion:

It really works on removing oil from skin

  • How old are you?:
  • 35-44

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Love! Love! Love!

By 

from Sumter, SC

Verified Buyer

Comments about oil control lotion:

Because I have oily skin, I'm always hesitant about moisturizers because I don't want it to make my skin more oily. BUT this product doesn't do it at all! It's so light weight and it gives my skin that matte finish. I can't remember the last time my face was shiny.

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Controls my oil

By 

from Michigan

Comments about oil control lotion:

This moisturizer controls my acne which is a good thing because most leave an oily residue behind that only goes away when I wash my face. But I'm not sure if this is what is breaking me out. I'll to use it more to see if it is. I hate that it smells like cigarettes.

  • How old are you?:
  • 18-24

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Wishful thinking

By 

from Florida

Comments about oil control lotion:

Well I started using the product last night. I talked with a consultant about how oily my skin is. We came to the conclusion that I'm washing my face so much with all the wrong products that my skin is probably over compensating in oil production. I do love the lightweightness of the product but in just 2 uses I can already feel a huge dry out of my skin. My smile lines look a lot deeper in just one day of using. I was told to using it with the clearing mattifier and clay facewash. Perhaps it's too much at once. I'm praying that in time it will work. I spent $112.00 on the 3 products :/

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Leaves ashy 'look'/doesn't blend well

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from US

Verified Buyer
Site Member

Comments about oil control lotion:

I have combo skin. Oily ( tzone) /normal. I live in a hot humid southern climate. Previously I used active moist which I love & will definitely return to. I tried this item due to the summer weather & more frequent exercise causing breakouts & skin congestion. My pores are smaller,definitely less congestion & my skin is less oily. I do not like the consistency because it's too liquidity making is harder to control during application. I find that a lot of product drips & is wasted. I also experience piling regardless of the amount used when used alone or mixed with spf booster which makes it difficult when I plan to apply makeup.There has been a very noticeable ashy look to my skin on occasions when I've used this product without spf booster.

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Four Stars

By 

from VA

Verified Buyer
Site Member

Comments about oil control lotion:

This in conjunction with the medibac skin clearing wash has helped tremendously with my acne that I have been battling for 15 years. I have extremely oily skin and this is geared towards that, but I have not seen any changes in the oil production in my skin. So for fighting acne, it does that; for reducing oil production, not so much for me but it is still a great and light lotion.

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34

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  • Q:

    Hi, I am 21 and have always had mini break outs since high school. a couple of yours ago i started getting cysts under my skin on my face. I curently am using prescription meds both pills and topical cream. they are helping but drying me out. Not sure which products to choose from dermalogica. Regular skin type products because i am taking medication for acne, or acne products? Please help!!
    Asked on 12/18/2016 by sh

    1 answer

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      A:

      Dear Sh,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. If you are using prescription acne medication, please avoid all exfoliants.

      Instead, keep your regimen simple. Less is more:

      Special Cleansing Gel
      Ultra Calming Mist
      Active Moist

      Kind Regards,
      The Dermalogica Team

      Answered on 12/19/2016 by Bernadette from Los Angeles
  • Q:

    If the product is past the expiration date over a year could this have a negative effect on my skin
    Asked on 11/22/2016 by hay from Barstow, ca

    1 answer

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      A:

      Dear Hay,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Products containing SPF and Acne actives will have an expiration date on the bottle. Once the product reaches the date stamped on the packaging it should no longer be used, otherwise the shelf life for unopened products is about 2-3 years.

      All other products have an open jar symbol, which is the diagram drawing of a jar with lid and a number in the jar. Most commonly used is 24 M. This means that once opened, the product may be used up to 24 months. This does not mean however that the product may not have changed in smell, texture or even efficacy it only means that it is SAFE to use based on stability data which differs from product to product but in the majority of cases is 24-36 months.

      Kind Regards,
      The Dermalogica Team

      Answered on 11/23/2016 by Bernadette from Los Angeles
  • Q:

    Will this help control oil under makeup?
    Asked on 9/26/2016 by Victoria from Bloomfield, CT

    1 answer

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      A:

      Dear Victoria,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. If you are excessively oily, Oil Control Lotion is excellent under makeup. If you oily skin is moderate, you may prefer Oil Free Matte SPF 30. Clearing Mattifier can be worn under moisturizer and has a texture of primer.

      Kind Regards,
      The Dermalogica Team

      Answered on 9/28/2016 by Bernadette from Los Angeles
  • Q:

    Can I use a moisturizer on top: I find this drys out my skin a little, especially in the winter months. I was wondering if I'd be able to use a moisturizer on top of it. If so, do i wait a little while to apply the moisturizer or do it immediately after I apply the oil control lotion ? Also, is this a good exfoliant for blackheads or should I be using something else ?
    Asked on 8/29/2016 by green123 from Toronto

    1 answer

    • A:

      Hello,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Oil Control Lotion is for excessively oily skin. If it is drying, it may not be for you. You may prefer to use Active Moist alone at night. During the day, you can use Clearing Mattifier and Oil Free Matte SPF 30 to combat shine and pores.

      Kind Regards,

      The Dermalogica Team

      Answered on 8/30/2016 by DermalogicaSkinTherapist from Los Angeles
  • Q:

    Oil control lotion with Ultracalming Concentrated and Ultracalming Barrier Repair: Hi

    My skin belongs to dry and oily type with lots of mini breakouts m.. Im currently using Ultracalming Concentrated and Ultracalming Barrier Repair..

    Will it ok for me to use oil control lotion together with the two Ultracalming products that I'm using now?

    If yes which should I use first?

    Or should I get the Clearing Mattifier instead of this Oil Control Lotion?

    KINDLY ADVISE ASAP!! Thanks!!
    Asked on 8/4/2016 by Whatsoevermissv from Asia

    1 answer

    • A:

      Hello,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. You can use Ultra Calming Serum Concentrate, Oil Control Lotion and Barrier Repair in that order.

      Kind Regards,

      The Dermalogica Team

      Answered on 8/5/2016 by DermalogicaSkinTherapist from Los Angeles
  • Q:

    Which products should I use for different skin issues?: I have acne all over my face, the spots are large and itchy. I had a sample of the oil control lotion which helped in just a few days so I would definitely like to use that. I would like to know what other products would be useful, I am in my 40s and am wanting help with fine lines as well as the acne.
    Asked on 7/27/2016 by SallyJM from Perth WA, Australia

    1 answer

    • A:

      Hello,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. You might like this regimen:

      AM

      Special Cleansing Gel

      Antioxidant Hydramist

      Clearing Mattifier

      Oil Free Matte SPF 30

      PM

      Precleanse

      Special Cleansing Gel

      Daily Microfoliant

      Antioxidant Hydramist

      Oil Control Lotion

      Kind Regards,

      The Dermalogica Team

      Answered on 7/28/2016 by DermalogicaSkinTherapist from Los Angeles
  • Q:

    Am I mistaking my skin Type??: Hi, I'm really really confused, I have naturally dry tight skin, have had it all my life.. Until of late, I don't know what has happened but my skin has become excessively oily, I mean excessive within half hour of washing my whole face is greasy.

    My old routine used to be essential cleansing solution with skin smoothing cream, I used this for years and it worked fine but my skin seemed As if it was 'drinking' the skin smoothing and I felt no moisturisation as soon as I put it on, so I changed to intensive moisture balance. This was too much for my skin, it completely broke my chin out.

    This is when it all went wrong, I suddenly have oily and very much acne skin that I cannot get rid of, I didn't know what way to turn and tried the special cleansing gel which is great but it didn't cure the oiliness or the acne. I then tried the samples of dermal clay cleanser and oil control lotion and this totally cured the problem.. Until A week later I bought
    Asked on 6/10/2016 by PMB1 from Ireland

    1 answer

    • A:

      Hello,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Oiliness is typically genetic and start at puberty. Therefore, if you feel greasy, you might be using a moisturizer that is too thick for you. Additionally, when the skin is dehydrated, it produces more oil to compensate. Skin needs oil and water to be healthy. It can produce oil but it cannot produce water.

      You might like to use:
      Special Cleansing Gel- to cleanse without over drying. It will also balance the skin.
      Antioxidant Hydramist- to hydrate without oil. It will help your moisturizer absorb better into the skin as well.
      Active Moist- an oil free moisturizer to hydrate. Even if you feel oily, you must moisturize...otherwise the skin will become dehydrated and over produce oils.

      I hope this helps.

      Kind Regards,
      Bernadette

      Answered on 6/13/2016 by DermalogicaSkinTherapist from Los Angeles
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