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precleanse balm

balm-to-oil emulsifyer

Deep-cleansing balm-to-oil melts away impurities and make-up from skin. Achieve cleaner, healthier-looking skin with the Double Cleanse regimen that begins with PreCleanse Balm.Learn More

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

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precleanse balm

Deep-cleansing balm-to-oil melts away impurities and make-up from skin. Achieve cleaner, healthier-looking skin with the Double Cleanse regimen that begins with PreCleanse Balm. This water-activated, balm-to-oil version of our top-selling oil cleanser deconstructs layers of excess sebum (oil), waterproof make-up, environmental pollutants and residual product buildup on skin. Use the included Cleansing Mitt to thoroughly cleanse debris from the skin’s surface, allowing your recommended Dermalogica Cleanser to deliver more effective cleansing results. The Natural Biolipid Complex locks in hydration and reinforces the skin barrier while Apricot Kernel Oil helps nourish skin. Ideal for normal to dry skin. Safe for use around the eye area.
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

  • Removes excess sebum (oil), sunscreen, make-up and pollutants.
  • Dissolves buildup without compromising the skin barrier or clogging pores.
  • Smoothes, calms and nourishes the skin.

how to use

Squeeze tube to dispense product onto cleansing mitt or directly to dry palm of hand. Massage product into dry skin using circular motions. Add water to emulsify. Rinse and follow with recommended Dermalogica Cleanser to complete the Dermalogica Double Cleanse. Store at room temperature.

quick tip

Use included double-sided Cleansing Mitt for mild exfoliation.

ingredients

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Laureth-4, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Ozokerite, Bis-Stearyl Dimethicone, Glyceryl Behenate, Tribehenin, Stearyl Stearate, Stearic Acid, Phospholipids, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Oil, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Peel Oil, Cymbopogon Schoenanthus Oil, Lavandula Hybrida Oil, Glycol Distearate, Sorbitol/Sebacic Acid Copolymer Behenate, Tocopherol, Glycolipids, Eucalyptus Staigeriana Branch/Leaf Oil, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Sterols, Linalool, Citral, Limonene, Phenoxyethanol.

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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skin health

Skin health maintenance is as important to your daily care regimen as brushing your teeth! Start with Dermalogica’s skin health essentials, designed to deliver your best skin daily.

Redefine your skin’s health with real products, real innovation, and real results! Dermalogica products for skin health are still amongst the most loved and most awarded products amongst skin care professionals and beauty editors worldwide.

how it works

All Dermalogica products are made in the USA and are free of artificial fragrances, artificial colors, drying S.D. alcohol, and ingredients like Mineral Oil – all of which are known to exacerbate common skin concerns. With cutting-edge formulas and powerful ingredients, you can be assured you’re giving your skin what it needs to be healthy, and stay healthy, for a lifetime. Maximize your product results! Use Dermalogica products as prescribed by your Face Mapping® skin analysis, available only from a Dermalogica Professional Skin Therapist.

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precleanse balm
 
4.6

(based on 547 reviews)

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    (402)

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    (103)

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    (32)

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    (7)

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    (3)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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5.0

love

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from texas

Verified Buyer

Comments about precleanse balm:

Love the precleanse and the scrubber.

  • How old are you?:
  • 35-44
 
4.0

Problem Solved. Go Dermalogica

By 

from The Space Coast, FL

Verified Buyer

Comments about precleanse balm:

I thought this was going to be another mindless step to in skincare. It is not. I add Precleanse Balm whenever I feel like I need EXTRA removal power: slathered in sunblock; slathered in makeup. The texture of Precleanse Balm is different - kinda groovy. It melts into my skin; rich going on but without heaviness or greasiness. Comes off easy. Precleanse is gentle, kind, AND clean. It makes my skin RELAX.

  • How old are you?:
  • 45-54
 
5.0

This is the balm!

By 

from Lis Angeles, CA

Verified Buyer

Comments about precleanse balm:

I use this nightly before bed. In the morning, my face is more moist and supple than it's been before I started using it.

  • How old are you?:
  • 45-54
 
5.0

Love this

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from Naples, Fl

Verified Buyer

Comments about precleanse balm:

I saw a big improvement in my skin after the first use of this product.

  • How old are you?:
  • Over 65
 
4.0

Nothing wrong with it, I just prefer the other precleanse

By 

from Manhattan, KS

Verified Buyer

Comments about precleanse balm:

Even with the little grey applicator, I prefer the other precleanse. I think this works the same, I just prefer the way the other precleanse spreads all over and how it feels to wash off. This one feels like nothing is on your face. And, I can't really smell anything with this one. Part of the experience for me is the smell. So, if you prefer feeling not much on your face and no smell- this is for you!

  • How old are you?:
  • 35-44
 
5.0

Precleanse balm

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from Castro Valley

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Comments about precleanse balm:

I love this product. I have used it since it took the place of the liquid precleanser. It is not messy and really helps clean all the make up and product off your skin prior to washing. I use it every night and love it.

  • How old are you?:
  • 55-65
 
5.0

Love this product!

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from St. Louis

Verified Buyer

Comments about precleanse balm:

I love how this makes my face feel even before I cleanse. I feel it really helps in getting my face extra clean!

  • How old are you?:
  • 35-44
 
1.0

NEVER AGAIN

By 

from North Carolina - USA

Comments about precleanse balm:

This product got into my eyes and chemically burned them. Had a trip to the ophthalmologist, medication, several days of not being able to drive or work because my vision was compromised. Fortunately, am healing - but I would not want anyone else to experience this.

  • How old are you?:
  • 45-54
 
5.0

Love this new product!

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from York, PA

Verified Buyer

Comments about precleanse balm:

I have used the (older product) Precleanse, but really love the New Precleanse Balm more!
The special applicator which is new too allows the balm to work into the skin with the
soft, short vinyl "fingers". The balm gel just glides with use of the applicator to cleanse
the skin of makeup, dirt and excess oil. I believe too that the applicator also simulates the skin
and increase the blood supply under the skin. After rinsing, my skin is so clean and smooth.

  • How old are you?:
  • Over 65
 
5.0

How did I go so long without it

By 

from Dallas, Tx

Verified Buyer

Comments about precleanse balm:

It's great at getting dirt and makeup off and the scrubber feels nice on your skin

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34

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  • Q:

    I have been dealing with adult acne and am on Retin A. Would you recommend the precleanse balm or the original pre cleanse for my skin
    Asked on 5/11/2018 by Nicole from Placerville ca

    1 answer

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      A:

      Hello,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Try Precleanse.

      Kind Regards,

      Bernadette

      Answered on 5/16/2018 by Anonymous
  • Q:

    Hi there, on days that I don't wear makeup, would you still recommend using the precleanse balm before my regular cleanser?
    Asked on 4/27/2018 by Michelle from Toronto

    1 answer

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      A:

      Hello,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. You can benefit from using Precleanse every night for the cleanest skin.

      Kind Regards,

      Bernadette

      Answered on 5/2/2018 by Anonymous
  • Q:

    When I bought this product, I was looking for an exfoliant... Can the precleanse balm be used as such?
    Asked on 12/3/2017 by caroline from MS

    1 answer

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      A:

      Hello Caroline,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Precleanse Balm is the first step in the Dermalogica Double Cleanse. You can use this to remove debris from the day- oils, pollution, makeup, etc. Follow with your preferred cleanser. Once you have double cleansed, you can use an exfoliant like Daily Micrfoliant to remove dead skin cells, polish and brighten the skin.

      Kind Regards,
      Bernadette

      Answered on 12/4/2017 by Anonymous
  • Q:

    Does the PreCleanse Balm in 0.5 oz come with the same size mitt as the 3.0 oz?
    Asked on 11/28/2017 by Nicole from undisclosed

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      A:

      Hello Nicole,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. The travel size Precleanse Balm comes with a finger mitt.

      Kind Regards,
      Bernadette

      Answered on 11/29/2017 by Anonymous
  • Q:

    Is the precleanse oil or balm better suited for combination skin?
    Asked on 10/10/2017 by Bee from undisclosed

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      A:

      Hi there,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Precleanse Balm is for dry/sensitive to normal skin. Precleanse is for all skin types. It would really be a matter of personal preference in your case. Precleanse classic formula is more light weight so people with oily skin tend to prefer the texture. Precleanse Balm is richer and more luxurious. Precleanse Balm also comes with a mitt for deeper clean. You can't go wrong with either choice. You can also try both in travel size before deciding on the full size.

      Kind Regards,
      Bernadette

      Answered on 10/11/2017 by Anonymous
  • Q:

    Hi!

    I really like this product but I want more than one mitt. Are they for sale by itself?
    Asked on 10/3/2017 by Andrew from Los Angeles, CA

    1 answer

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      A:

      Hi Andrew,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. The mitt is not sold separately, I do apologize.

      Answered on 10/3/2017 by Anonymous
  • Q:

    Is this good for sensitive skin? I've used the original precleanse before.
    Asked on 9/18/2017 by Kfred117 from Atlanta, georgia

    1 answer

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      A:

      Hello,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Precleanse Balm is fantastic for sensitive skin. It is particularly soothing. It locks in hydration and reinforces the skin barrier, which helps sensitive skin. Additionally, it does not contain artificial fragrances or colors. Finally, it is very nourishing.

      Kind Regards,
      Bernadette

      Answered on 9/18/2017 by Anonymous
  • Q:

    Can you use this to remove eye makeup?
    Asked on 9/14/2017 by Karina from Toronto, Ontario

    1 answer

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      A:

      Hi Karina,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Yes, Precleanse Balm is amazing to remove eye makeup. I use it to remove waterproof mascara, eye lash glue, long wear lipstick, etc.

      Kind Regards,
      Bernadette

      Answered on 9/18/2017 by Anonymous
  • Q:

    What is the pH level? Where can I find pH level for other products
    Asked on 9/13/2017 by Dayana from Gresham, OR

    1 answer

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      A:

      Hi Dayana,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. All of our products are pH balanced to the skin. They fall within a 4-6 range.

      Kind Regards,
      Bernadette

      Answered on 9/18/2017 by Anonymous
  • Q:

    How do you take care of the mitt that comes with the precleanse balm? I am concerned about the buildup of bacteria.
    Asked on 9/10/2017 by Lynne from Mill Creek, WA

    1 answer

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      A:

      Dear Lynne,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Rinse with tepid water. You can also clean it with your Dermalogica cleanser.

      Kind Regards,
      Bernadette

      Answered on 9/18/2017 by Anonymous
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