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Dermalogica Precleanse

9 Reviews

Deep-cleansing oil melts impurities and make-up from skin. As the first step in your Double Cleanse regimen, PreCleanse thoroughly melts away layers of excess sebum (oil), sunscreen, waterproof make-up, pollutants and products that build up on skin, allowing your prescribed Dermalogica Cleanser to penetrate even further for professional cleansing results.

Price: R520
Size: 150ml
Availability: Salons, spas, Dermalogica and Sorbet.

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Amazing, amazing, amazing

Nicola Michelle Moss

All I can say is this product is amazing. I recently was lucky enough to test this at a friends house. At first, I was skeptical, I mean, really a precleanser, surely this isn’t needed. This product had me eating my words.

Where to start with this product:
The look of this bottle is small and petite, but don’t let this fool you. You really only need the smallest amount of this liquid gold, for a great experience, anything more is just a waste (like I said liquid gold, as it is amazing, however pricey).

The first thing I noticed was the incredible smell, rich, relaxing and unique, I can’t put my finger on the fragrance, however, I can tell you, that I felt as though I was in a luxurious spa.

When using this product you apply it to dry skin, rubbing in until you feel its time to add some water, you will be amazed at how much extra dirt, grime, and make-up gets lifted off.

With regards to the feeling of this product, I would recommend it for those who have slightly drier skin, like myself. This product left my skin feeling as though there were more moisture and oil, leaving it feeling smoother and more radiant.
I would definitely love to try this beauty again, but this time for a longer period, as if after one use I felt this great, who knows what many applications could do.

Every Woman needs this


True story, every woman needs this precleanser to remove make up. I normally wear waterproof liner and mascara, and I find it so hard to remove it, especially after a long night. I find that this preclease is the only product that removes waterproof make up. Its awesome and it doesn’t burn your eyes either.

Squeaky clean

Zaheera Packery

Dermalogica is my favorite brand, an essential in grooming. I’ve used Dermalogica over the last 3 years, and it would be very difficult to move me over to another skincare brand. Dermalogica precleanse provides your face with a perfect base for your skincare regime, and then as a perfect finish to remove any makeup and impurities at the end of the day. Although I got it in a trial size with purchasing other products, I enjoyed it upto the last drop, I havnt purchased it again, as Im always needy of an additional unused product from the range. Also tried the precleanse wipes, was really effective, however the normal precleanse oil lasts way longer.


I received this as a free gift after purchasing other Dermalogica products because “precleaning” was never actually something I did, much less thought other people did. But I’ve gotta say that this product is simply divine. I don’t use it everytime I cleanse though, just on those days when I have a full face of makeup. By simply using the amount the size of a R2 coin, I gently massage the oily liquid with dry hands on my dry face. It’s really effective in lifting all the grime off the face and the fresh minty fragrance has a calming effect as well. At R520 a bottle, it’s definitely on the steep side, so not part of my daily cleansing routine.

double cleanse

Rashmee Bagirathi

This effective precleanse oil is the mother of all pre cleansing oils. It lifts makeup sweat grime and rinses easily. Follow on with your favourite cleanser and prepped calm cleansed skin is the perfect palette for all your skin care to follow. Smells amazing and will last at least 4 to 6 months as you use very little.

There is nothing better

Mpho Radebe

I started using Dermalogica since the age of 18, and I’m now in my late 20’s. Believe me when I say there is nothing better. When I started using it in my late teens it really helped with getting my skin really clean, because I suffered from acne and knew how important it was to have clean facial skin with out drying the skin. I would use the precleanse and then use a cleanser afterwards. As I got older and started using makeup that’s when I really started appreciating it’s wonders, Waterproof make up stands no chance against precleanse. Precleanse slays it, I’ve tried a lot of make up removers but there is nothing that I can even compare to this product. I cannot live without it.

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