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skin resurfacing cleanser

skin resurfacing cleanser

smoothing exfoliating cleanser

Dual-action exfoliating cleanser helps retexturize aging skin.Learn More

Dual-action, non-foaming cream exfoliating cleanser helps retexturize aging skin.Learn More

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skin resurfacing cleanser

Achieve superior smoothness and ultra-clean skin after just one use with this dual-action exfoliating cleanser. A highly-active Lactic Acid concentrate helps retexturize skin suffering from visible signs of aging by removing dulling surface debris and helping accelerate cell turnover. Antioxidant Vitamin E conditions, while soothing Rose Flower Oil calms skin. Use of this silky cleanser dramatically improves skin texture and properly prepares for maximum penetration of AGE Smart® products. Formulated without artificial fragrances and colors. Skin Resurfacing Cleanser is a highly active formula. Frequency of use depends on skin condition. If skin experiences sensitivity or dehydration from daily use, reduce use to 2-3 times per week. Discontinue use if irritation occurs. Use as directed. For external use only. Keep out of eyes. This product may increase your skin's sensitivity to the sun. Use a sunscreen and limit sun exposure while using this product and for a week afterwards.

benefits

  • Convenient two-in-one cleanser and exfoliant.
  • Retexturizes, leaving skin super smooth.
  • Helps accelerate cell turnover, hydrate and brighten.

how to use

Following the application of PreCleanse, lightly lather in hands and apply to damp face and throat morning and evening, massaging with light, upward strokes for at least 30 seconds, avoiding the eye area. Reduce to one use per day if any sensitivity develops. Follow with Dynamic Skin Recovery SPF50 when used in the morning.

quick tip

In a hurry? Cut down your morning routine with this two-in-one exfoliating cleanser.

ingredients

Water/Aqua/Eau, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Lactic Acid, PPG-2 Hydroxyethyl Cocamide, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Polyacrylate-1 Crosspolymer, Glycol Distearate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Tocopheryl Acetate, Sodium Hydroxide, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexyl Glycerin, Hexylene Glycol, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Citronellol, Eugenol, Geraniol, Limonene, Linalool, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Extract, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Rose Damascena Flower Oil, Eugenia Caryophyllus (Clove) Flower Oil, Aniba Rosaeodora (Rosewood) Wood Oil, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Oil, Pelargonium Graveolens Oil.

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 age smart product system

Firm to smooth away the signs of skin aging. Control aging triggers before they start.

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AGE smart®

Firm to smooth away the signs of skin aging. Control aging triggers before they start.

AGE Smart® contains scientifically advanced ingredients proven to impact the major biochemical reactions that contribute to skin aging before they start, so your skin is left smoother, firmer and healthier. AGE Smart® is the intelligent investment in your future skin.

how it works

AGE Smart works by impacting the main biochemical reactions that manifest the signs of skin aging: the formation of Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS, also known as free radicals), the generation of Matrix Metalloproteinases (MMPs) and the development of Advanced Glycation End-products (AGEs).

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skin resurfacing cleanser
 
4.6

(based on 142 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (111)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (21)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (3)

Cons

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Best Uses

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5.0

A winner

By 

from Michigan

Comments about skin resurfacing cleanser:

I have purchased several Dermatologica products and this is my favorite one. I am kind of obsessed with cleansing and have tried a lot of brands but this product ends my search. It is a creamy lather & one pump does my face, neck and hands. I tend to massage it till it almost disappears. It smells great and I use at night so leaves my skin feeling really clean for sleeping. I follow with a serum and very rich moisturizer. Only one warning, keep away from eyes, if you accidentally get too close it stings like crazy.

  • How old are you?:
  • 45-54
 
5.0

Don't run out!

By 

from Pittsburgh, pa

Comments about skin resurfacing cleanser:

I ran out and my face is showing difference

  • How old are you?:
  • 45-54
 
3.0

Buy again but with caution

By 

from Chicago

Comments about skin resurfacing cleanser:

My cousin has used this as a part of get dermalogica skin routine for years and has seen amazing results. When I attempted to use this as my only cleanser, with a face full of makeup, this did not clean my face well, caused irritation, and I broke out. However, when I first used this, I immediately noticed a difference in the smoothness of my skin. I think the key to this is 1) speaking with an esthetician first 2) getting your skin used to it first by alternating it with other cleansers 3) relying on something else to clean your makeup off

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34
 
4.0

Great cleanser but my face is dry

By 

from Lansing, IL

Comments about skin resurfacing cleanser:

Ive been using this product for almost 2 weeks & my skin feels& looks great. Only thing is my skin on & around my nose is extremely dry & peeling. Ive been using the age smart sample package, i love these products! Definetely worth the money!

  • How old are you?:
  • 45-54
 
5.0

Gentle but Potent

By 

from Baltimore, MD

Comments about skin resurfacing cleanser:

This is a great product that was gentle but made an impactful change. Bought this for my mother a few weeks ago and she is using it with other products in the same line. After 3 weeks she has seen an improvement in her age marks and under eye dark pigmentation.

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34
 
4.0

Smells great and totally cleans

By 

from St. Paul, MN

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Pros

  • Gentle
  • Leaves Clean Feel

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about skin resurfacing cleanser:

      This product smells clean and good, does a great job in cleaning my face.

      • How old are you?:
      • 35-44

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      The Best!

      By 

      from Portland, Oregon

      Comments about skin resurfacing cleanser:

      I was worried that this cleaner would irritate my skin too much since I have sensative combination skin that gets dryer as it gets colder in the fall and winter months. I also suffer from adult acne that is hormonal; around my chin. I received this first as a sample but after the first use I ordered it online. I have been using it for a week now and my skin is softer, tighter, and brighter than before. I use this cleaner as night with the retinol treatment and overnight repair cream. During the day I use the dermal clay cleanser to combat acne. This routine has really shown results in a short amoutn of time. The only negative....DO NOT get it near your eyes! It does burn. I use the precleanse to remove makeup and debris so that I do not have to get it anywhere around my eyes.

      • How old are you?:
      • 25-34
       
      5.0

      Highly Recommend Skin Resurfacing Cleanser

      By 

      from Oakland, CA

      Comments about skin resurfacing cleanser:

      I have been a loyal user of Dermalogica products for 13 years, & specifically have noticed a healthier glow after using the Skin Resurfacing Cleanser for about 2 years now. It does seem to brighten and smooth the skin's surface; I highly recommend this.

      • How old are you?:
      • 55-65
       
      5.0

      I buy this product again and again

      By 

      from Arrowbear, CA

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about skin resurfacing cleanser:

        I have greasy to combination skin and I work outside. I am prone to blackheads at 59! I start out at the gym in the morning and after washing in the morning and using the Age Smart SPF 50, I go all day and then wash with this cleanser at night. If my skin still feels congested, I ;use a little bit to wash again. Love the product.

        • How old are you?:
        • 55-65
         
        5.0

        Finally!!

        By 

        from Minnesota

        Comments about skin resurfacing cleanser:

        Finally found the best!! I have extremely sensitive skin. It does just what it says'resurfaces' the skin. I used it sparingly at first Skin Is smoother, tighter, cleaner and brighter. Need to give it s bit of time. Love dermoligica products.

        • How old are you?:
        • 55-65

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        • Q:

          Dryness due to the cleanser. Is it possible?: One of my cheek areas have developed a dry texture since I started using the Skin Resurfacing Cleanser. I use the cleanser once a day everyday.

          My question is, depending on skin type, is the cleanser know to induce dryness?

          If so, is there another cleanser I can use in conjunction to minimize the dryness, but keep reaping the benefits of chemical exfoliation that Skin Resurfacing Cleanser provides.

          Thank you!
          Asked on 8/21/2016 by Pillayar from Union, MO 63084, USA

          1 answer

          • A:

            Hello,

            Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Skin Resurfacing Cleanser is a treatment cleanser with 5% Lactic Acid. Lactic Acid brightens and exfoliates. If you are experiencing dryness please use Skin Resurfacing Cleanser 1-3 times per week. Try using Essential Cleansing Solution the rest of the time.

            Kind Regards,

            The Dermalogica Team

            Answered on 8/22/2016 by DermalogicaSkinTherapist from Los Angeles
        • Q:

          is this washed off with water cos I like using water on my face
          Asked on 8/16/2015 by Seek from United Kingdom

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          • A:

            Yes - this is washed off with water.

            Answered on 8/20/2015 by Tee2 from Saint Petersburg, FL, USA
          • A:

            Thank you for your inquiry. Skin Resurfacing Cleanser should be emulsified with water while cleansing your skin. Remove this product with water until completely removed. This is a highly active exfoliating cleanser and should be removed with water. Thank you!

            -The Dermalogica Team

            Answered on 8/18/2015 by DermalogicaSkinTherapist from Los Angeles
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