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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.
Although there is no standard for establishing a gluten-free designation for topical skin care products, independent laboratory testing confirms that this formula surpasses the US FDA (Food and Drug Administration) ingestible standards and can therefore be considered gluten-free.
gluten-free
Formulated without animal-derived ingredients
vegan
Formulated without artificial fragrances and colors
no artificial fragrances and colors
Formulated without Parabens
paraben-free
Certified cruelty-free by Leaping Bunny and PETA
cruelty-free

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

A system of powerful, technology-driven formulas that deliver fast-acting, multitasking results for breakout-prone skin.

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clear start

A system of powerful, technology-driven formulas that deliver fast-acting, multitasking results for breakout-prone skin.

Although there is no standard for establishing a gluten-free designation for topical skin care products, independent laboratory testing confirms that this formula surpasses the US FDA (Food and Drug Administration) ingestible standards and can therefore be considered gluten-free.
gluten-free
Formulated without animal-derived ingredients
vegan
Formulated without artificial fragrances and colors
no artificial fragrances and colors
Certified cruelty-free by Leaping Bunny and PETA
cruelty-free

how it works

Created by the skin health experts at Dermalogica, Clear Start™ is a system of powerful, technology-driven formulas that deliver fast-acting, multitasking results for breakout-prone skin. Formulated without artificial fragrances or colors, Clear Start™ combines the best of science with nature to fight breakouts without stripping the skin. Every product contains active breakout-fighting ingredients and soothing natural botanicals that keep skin clear, hydrated and balanced.

I would buy

5

I use this every morning to control light acne. I think it is working. It applies on the face easily and smells good.

california

true

I would not buy this product again.

3

I applied this after my toner, the product is amazing at keeping your skin matte throughout the day. The only downfall is that whenever I apply it it burns my sling and leaves a slight oil ess to my skin.

Australia

false

Good for the price

4

This was one of my first two dermologica purchases. My two big reasons for buying this item was due to both the price and the SPF. I don't have oily skin but I live in a hot climate. This is great for keeping your skin smooth and not greasy. The lotion is smooth but does have a strong medicinal smell to it. There are definitely better moisturizers out there. But this one's not bad, i'll Conitnue to use it as a travel item or when I need quick SPF even though I've now bought a different regiment.

Orlando, FL

true

Not happy

1

Burns your skin after applying, left my face with an irritation.

Long Beach

false

Keeps me matte all day

5

I'm 30 with naturally incredibly oily, breakout prone skin, but I'm also experiencing signs of aging. I use a combination of Dermalogica products and my skin is looking better than ever - BUT, I was falling out of love with the MediBac Oil Control Lotion. It used to work so well, but over time I've noticed that it hasn't kept me as matte as I'd like to be under my makeup and it seemed to lay funny on my skin, like it wasn't really soaking in. I also was looking to find a product that contained SPF and really dislike the MediBac Oil Free Matte SPF. On a whim, I decided to try the Clear Start Matte Moisturizer. Ohhhh my word!!! It's perfection! It keeps my skin a natural matte all day long, under makeup or by itself. It hasn't broken me out once. I've been using it for 2 months straight, every single day, and I am singing its praises! Try it - it's worth every penny!!

Pennsylvania

true

Not nice

1

It doesn't give you the refreshing feel that you'd get after applying a moisturizer. And it didn't leave me a matte finish, more of an oily mess.

Denver , CO

false

Teen girl loves it.

4

My daughter loves this. Bought the trial starter pack and this was included. She was excited to see an improvement sin her breakouts in the first two days and this moisturizer didn't leave her oily. She had no burning that other posters mentioned.

Encinitas, Ca

true

Irritating and oily

1

I bought this from a local spa after it was recommended to me. When applying, my skin feels irritated and the product have a bit of a burning effect. Leaving it on throughout the day hoping my skin would be okay, the burning effect never went away. Also, after about two hours my skin looks like I just rubbed butter all over it (literally ran my finger across my skin and oily dripped off.) I'm assuming it's from my skin being irritated from the moisturizer and due to that, it created excess sebum to try to protect it. So overall, my skin is very irritated from this, and I'm insanely oily.

California

false

love it!

5

I use it twice a day after washing my face, its non greasy, absorbs quickly and smells nice and fresh.

crewe

true

A Beauty Staple!!!

5

Pros of this product - ~absorbs quickly ~light & non sticky ~matte finish discourages oil ~has a mild & pleasant smell ~convenient container design I use it daily, twice a day - after I wash my face in the am and pm. It's light and absorbent. I find that my face is oilier throughout the day if I don't use it. When I used it at first, my skin was unaccustomed to it (a minor, cool stinging but no redness or irritation), but after giving it a steady week, my skin began to respond wonderfully. I don't know how my skin survived long enough for me to find this product. I'm not really good at keeping a steady face cleaning regimen but I've been improving with the help of this moisturizer - it feels so good to put on that I never forget to!

Maryland

true

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Is this moisturizer oil free? Does it hydrate dehydrated, oily skin that is acne prone?

Ben

Hello Ben, Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. This moisturizer is for oily, acne skin. If you are dehydrated, oily and have acne, try Skin Soothing Hydrating Lotion. Kind Regards, Bernadette

what level of UVA protection does this offer? how does it compare to the medi bac clearing spf 30 in terms of UVA protection?

LibbyW

Hello, Thank you for your question. This moisturizer offers an SPF protection of 15. Kind Regards, The Dermalogica Team

DermalogicaSkinTherapist

Can i wear this under my foundation make up

Rockyroad12

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

DermalogicaSkinTherapist

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

EliseNorway

Can I use this morning and night, or just the morning

Muffinman

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

DermalogicaSkinTherapist

 
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