cleansers

  • breakout clearing foaming wash

    breakout clearing foaming wash

    deep cleans and purifies skin

  • special cleansing gel

    special cleansing gel

    gentle foaming cleanser

  • clearing skin wash

    clearing skin wash

    breakout clearing foam

  • UltraCalming™ cleanser

    UltraCalming™ cleanser

    gentle cleansing gel/cream

  • precleanse

    precleanse

    oil-busting emulsifyer

  • dermal clay cleanser

    dermal clay cleanser

    purifying, invigorating cleanser

  • skin resurfacing cleanser

    skin resurfacing cleanser

    smoothing exfoliating cleanser

  • essential cleansing solution

    essential cleansing solution

    creamy, nourishing milk

  • the sponge cloth

    the sponge cloth

    super gentle cleansing cloth

overview

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Soap-free Dermalogica Cleansers lift impurities, address skin issues and prep skin for treatment.

Thorough cleansing is the most critical step in both a successful professional treatment and at-home regimen. Because it is so important, Dermalogica professionals prescribe the Dermalogica Double Cleanse, the two-part cleansing routine that begins with PreCleanse and finishes with your prescribed Dermalogica Cleanser.

how it works

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Cleansers work by emulsifying dirt and oils that collect on our skin. While this step is critical to skin health, the use of soap-based cleansers can irritate the skin's protective barrier and raise the skin's pH level.

On a scale from 1 to 14, a neutral pH is 7. The skin's normal pH level is between a 4 and a 5 (acidic). The majority of soaps are made from lye or potassium hydroxide: alkaline ingredients that can reach in the opposite direction, all the way up to 14 on the pH scale. Using soaps that are high in alkalinity take skin from an acidic state to an alkaline state and strip natural lipids from our skin. This accounts for the tight, pulled feeling you may have experienced after cleansing with soap. While you may interpret this feeling as "cleanliness," it is actually your skin suffering from a loss of lipids!

Every Dermalogica Cleanser is soap free, and pH-balanced to protect the skin's natural moisture barrier. It's the ultimate start to your healthy skin regimen.

where to start

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Choosing the right cleanser is critical to skin health. Click here to start your online Speed Mapping℠ skin analysis and reveal the cleanser that's right for your skin!