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precleanse

precleanse

oil-busting emulsifyer

Deep-cleansing oil melts impurities and make-up from skin. As the first step in your Double Cleanse regimen, PreCleanse thoroughly melts away layers of excess sebum (oil), sunscreen, waterproof make-up, pollutants and products that build up on skin, allowing your prescribed Dermalogica Cleanser to penetrate even further for professional cleansing results.Learn More

Deep-cleansing oil melts impurities and make-up from skin.Learn More

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precleanse

Deep-cleansing oil melts impurities and make-up from skin. Achieve ultra clean and healthy skin with the Double Cleanse regimen that begins with PreCleanse. Thoroughly melt away layers of excess sebum (oil), sunscreen, waterproof make-up, environmental pollutants and residual products that build-up on skin throughout the day with skin fortifying Kukui and Apricot oils. Add water to transform this hydrophilic (water-loving) formula into a milky emulsion that easily rinses debris from the skin's surface, allowing your prescribed 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. Formulated without artificial fragrances and colors.

benefits

  • Removes oils without clogging pores.
  • Conditioning essential fatty acids nourish skin.
  • Enables your prescribed Dermalogica Cleanser to work more efficiently.

how to use

Dispense 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. Follow with prescribed Dermalogica Cleanser for professional cleansing results.

quick tip

For a professional level of clean, follow with your prescribed Dermalogica Cleanser.

ingredients

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.

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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4.5

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4.0

good try

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from Undisclosed

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I try using it when I received a sample. My skin is very sensitive, but after using a week, I feel my skin fresh after cleansing. No more oil or dust.

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34
 
5.0

Best travel size product ever!

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from Madison, WI

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This precleanse is really something unique. It has a great citrus smell and gets my skin super clean.

  • How old are you?:
  • 35-44
 
5.0

good make up remover

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from rochester, ny

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i really don't use this everyday as they recommend. i use this especially for a make up remover. or after i've done a super sweaty work out.
helps get all the sweaty salty depsits off my face.
especially if i did an outdorr run (city running, pollution, dirt)
its also very gentle.

  • How old are you?:
  • 35-44
 
5.0

Great for removing makeup

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from Venice, FL, USA

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I have an oily t-zone and wear eye makeup. This product removes everything and breaks up the oil on my face. I love it.

  • How old are you?:
  • 45-54
 
3.0

i'm on the fence when it comes to this product

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from Ray, ND 58849, USA

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i'm a huge fan of the daily microfoliant and the special cleansing gel, but i'm on the fence when it comes to the precleanse. i've used it off and on, and i think it makes me break out! not an *intense* breakout -- but still. i'm not a huge fan of the oily consistency of the product.

i feel like the precleanse step complicates my beauty routine, and i've found that i tend to leave it out. this product does work well to remove dirt and makeup, but i feel like the cleanser and microfoliant already do a great job of that.

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34
 
5.0

This product makes your skin really smooth!

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from Singapore

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This product is good for make up removal and it removes facial oil as well.

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34

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  • Q:

    Does the prcleanse have to followed by a dermalogica cleansing product?: I don't use the daily microfoliant every day, would you say this product only works well if you use it in conjunction with a dermalogica product, or would you recommend even if you used a different cleanser after, like clearasil or something.
    Asked on 3/20/2016 by CSofia from London

    2 answers

    • A:

      Pre cleanse is a highly effective product. It works best with Dermalogica products because a product like Clearasil doesn't contain natural and non irritating ingredients. The Daily Microfoliant is a great product that can be used daily. The answer to your question is no you don't have to use pre cleanse followed by a Dermalogica product. However results aren't guaranteed to be as successful.

      Answered on 7/22/2016 by SeeShells from Los Angeles, CA, USA
    • A:

      Hello,

      Thank you for your question. We guarantee our products when used together. We suggest using Precleanse every night, and following with a Dermalogica Cleanser of your choice.

      Kind Regards,
      The Dermalogica Team

      Answered on 3/21/2016 by DermalogicaSkinTherapist from Los Angeles
  • Q:

    Would you say this is a surfactant or a deep cleansing?
    Asked on 2/25/2015 by Magie from Brisbane QLD, Australia

    4 answers

    • A:

      Hello Magie,
      Thank you for your inquiry. PreCleanse is a deep cleansing oil based cleanser for all skin types. It will breakdown sebum and dirt on the skins surface and in the follicles. This cleanser is recommended as your first cleanse and should be followed with a second cleanser for your skin type. Please contact us with any further questions.
      -The Dermalogica Team

      Answered on 2/26/2015 by DermalogicaSkinTherapist from Los Angeles
    • A:

      deep cleansing.

      Answered on 3/8/2016 by prettydream from Malaysia
    • A:

      This is not a deep cleansing system. I have asked the same question. My esthetician suggested using this prior to cleansing, but that it is not a cleanser in and of itself. You will want to follow up with a deep cleansing solution of some sort. I recommend the Essential Cleansing Gel or the MediBac Cleansing Gel.

      Answered on 7/13/2015 by MalloryAvis from Jerome, mi
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      a deep cleansing

      Answered on 4/11/2015 by oziozi from Turkey
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