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Dermalogica Special Cleansing Geltreats your skin to a soothing, rich lather as it gently loosens and removes excess oil, makeup, dead skin cells and all other surface debris. It is soap-free, fragrance-free and free of dyes, making it perfect for even the most sensitive skin types.
Who is this for?
Ideal for those of all skin types, especially oily, acne-prone and combination-oily, who want smooth, bright and clear skin.
Gently lather a small amount of gel on moistened hands. Apply to dampened face and neck. Rinse with warm water and repeat for professional cleaning results.
Quillaja Saponaria: Bark purifies the skin, unclogging pores.
Melissa Extract: Anti-inflammatory that soothes skin irritations.
Balm Mint cools and calms the skin.
Water, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Disodium Lauroamphodiacetate, Sodium Trideceth Sulfate, Hexylene Glycol, Hydroxyethylcellulose; Extract Of: Lavandula Angustifolia (lavender), Melissa Officinalis Leaf, Quillaja Saponaria Bark; Essential Oils Of: Lavandula Angustifolia (lavender), Melissa Officinalis Leaf; PPG-5-ceteth-20, Citric Acid, Sodium Chloride, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben.
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This has been my go to cleanser for years. I've tried others but always come back to this one. It cleanses really well but gently and does not dry out my skin. I have sensitive, combination skin that is easily irritated and dries out often. I highly recommend.
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I absolutely love this cleanser. Gentle on my breakout prone and sensitive skin, yet effective. Bottle will last you a long time.
Thu Aug 04 23:20:47 BST 2016 by
I have been using this face cleanser for years and still love it. It gently takes off all my eye makeup without having to rub too much. I use it every night with my Clarisonic facial brush and it leaves my skin squeaky clean without drying it out.
Fri Jun 03 20:38:02 BST 2016 by
I love this cleanser. It's gentle, removes my makeup and cleans without over drying. And the bottle lasts forever.
Wed Apr 27 04:41:07 BST 2016 by
The best product that I bought in 2015! This cleanser is amazing, gentle but also clean your skin very well, everyone should buy it!
Mon Feb 29 10:51:28 GMT 2016 by
good for normal skin ,love it
Mon Dec 14 10:05:52 GMT 2015 by
I can't think of a reason for not choosing this product for its large size. No unpleasant scent. No irritation after rinse. It is satisfying.
Fri Nov 13 14:09:40 GMT 2015 by
Love this cleanser; takes off makeup also and takes on a small amount so bottle lasts a long time.
Fri Oct 30 11:19:49 GMT 2015 by
It is gentle but cleans well and does a great job removing makeup. I bought another cleaner to try and it doesn't come close!
Wed Oct 28 08:25:35 GMT 2015 by
This is a gentle facial cleansing gel that leaves my face feeling clean and free of residue. I've used this brand for the past 10+ years and never had a problem.
Sat Oct 24 08:21:04 BST 2015 by
I love this gel. It really cleans my skin and it never makes dry. It'a a magic. Because most of the products make my skin dry if they are washable. I love washable ones and this is my favorites.
Wed Jul 01 00:52:59 BST 2015 by
I have used this cleanser for years and still love it!
Thu May 21 01:55:04 BST 2015 by
This is and will continue to be a repeat purchase for me - in the large bottle no less. I tried the Gentle Cleanser and wasn't excited about it. An esthetician recommended the gel cleanser as one of the most popular Dermalogica products, and I was curious enough to try it. I generally find foaming cleansers too drying for my combo face but I figured it would still be good for my husband's oily skin. The price per ounce of the large bottle isn't much more expensive than good drugstore brands, so I took a chance. The pump bottle packaging is easy to use, and is mainly why I chose the large bottle vs. the small for my first purchase. The product is a clear gel that has a light soapy scent. I use a dab the size of a pea for my face and neck. I get a mild tightness if I don't put toner on afterwards, but nothing like I usually experience with foaming cleansers. My husband also likes it and he doesn't get any tightness after cleansing with this with nothing following.
I have had some adverse reactions to skincare products, but haven't had any reactions to the 10 Dermalogica products I've tried so far.
Sat Mar 21 06:17:26 GMT 2015 by
I love the product! I have used it for 10-15 years and haven't found another cleanser that works as well! My skin feels clean but it doesn't dry it out.
Thu Mar 05 04:17:45 GMT 2015 by
I have used this cleanser for years and love it!!
Sat Dec 20 04:51:42 GMT 2014 by
I'm very pleased with this cleanser. This product removes all traces of makeup and at the same time truly cleans my skin. I rarely use a toner now since there is no makeup residue to remove after washing. I have combination skin and have not found this cleanser to be harsh or to leave my skin more oily. I'm sure this will be my every day facial cleanser for the rest of my life.
Thu Jul 12 07:00:00 BST 2012 by
I have tried more Dermalogica products that I can list, and I have tried all of their facial cleansers except the more astringent ones for oily skin. Special Cleansing Gel is my standby product: like all of the Dermalogica products I've used, it is 'pure' in the sense that it contains no fragrances or dyes (the gel is actually clear), and it has always been kind to my sensitive skin. I use it twice a day, unless I've had a microderm or peel. Keep in mind if your complexion tends to be dry, you might need a light moisturizer at times. However, your skin will feel so clean after using this cleansing gel, you'll not want to slather on a lot of goo afterward! I hope to get a Mia 2 very soon, and I'm thinking the S.C. G. will be a good option to use with it.
Tue Apr 03 07:00:00 BST 2012 by
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