Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel 500ml 500ml
4.6 of 433 reviews
4 instalments of $20.90
4 instalments of $20.90
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4.6 of 433 reviews
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Clean skinI love using this facial cleanser. It leaves my skin feeling amazing after using it. It gets rid of all the dirt and makeup that has been on my skin all day. Its a very larger bottle. mine has been over 5 months and I still have a lot
Gentle and kind cleanserEasy to apply, cleanser leaves my skin feeling clean, refreshed and detoxified. Gentle on the skin and smells great
Gentle but very effectiveI love this cleanser! It's so gentle, doesn't strip the skin but is very effective. A little goes a long way & the product lasts forever! The 500ml is definitely value for money & is worth the extra spend if you plan to use this cleanser for a long time. The pump on the bottle gives too much product if doing a full pump, I only do about a quarter of a pump & that gives enough product to cleanse ...Read More
GoodI love this stuff. I have a pump bottle in the shower as well as near the sink. I have aging skin which can be sensitive. This doesn't flare up my skin. It doesn't have a noticeable smell either. This paired with the intense moisture face moisturiser is great! The only reason I gave it a 4.5 rating is because my skin does get a little dry in winter where I need a little bit of something 'extra'.
LOVEGreat for irritated, acne prone skin. I’ve been loving the affects and think it gives my skin a really good clean. I love it.
Super soothing!!Love a gel cleanser that foams and this is super calming on my sensitive skin. Definitely will be using this again.
Love this stuff!I love the pump bottle and having 500ml size makes it value for money. I have sensitive combination skin and it is perfect for me. I normally use this but thought I'd try another brand my daughter uses. Chalk and cheese. Will be sticking with this as I love it!
My Daily CleanserI love the massive pump bottle of this special gel cleanser. I use this AM and PM and my skin loves it. It goes on smooth, bubbles just enough for great coverage and doesn’t leave my skin feeling completely dry.
Nice cleanserDoes what it says it does! Only swapped as found it drying after a while. Takes all makeup off including waterproof mascara
Nothing beats itCan’t recommend this enough. Nothing gimicky, just does the job it claims. It’s non irritating, takes make up off well and your skin feels clean and soft after using. For heavy makeup/sunscreen I would recommend using their oil cleanser before hand. The pump bottle is super handy and it lasts a long time!
StapleThis is a staple item in my routine. I use it in the shower with my Foreo Luna2 and then double cleanse with the Dermalogica Active Clay Cleanser afterwards. The bottle is huge and lasts me a lifetime, so the value for money is worth the purchase alone!
Best cleanser for Oily skin!If your skin is oily/ combo this cleanser is the bomb. Helps control the oils on your face without stripping it like some other cleanser do.
deep cleanserthis gets right into my skin and gives a nice deep clean
THE BEST!So soft on the skin; can tell it is a great quality product. Removes make up well and the 500ml lasts ages! A great cleanser. I use this with Dermalogica's Daily Microfoliant.
I love this gel cleanserI love this gel cleanser. It doesn’t dry out my skin at all
I love this cleanser, it’s got great value and cleanse my face very gentlyI love this cleanser, it’s got great value and cleanse my face very gently
Can’t go wrong with Dermalogica productsOne of the best cleanser I’ve used! Does it job. Would recommend to normal skin!
Been using since I was 17I've used this cleanser for years. While I have also tried quite a few other cleansers in that time, I always have this on hand. I especially love this cleanser during summer, I find in winter I need something more hydrating. It can be a little stripping though if you have sensitive skin, which is why I tend to not use this everyday and instead I alternate with a more gentle cleanser.
So greatThis cleanser is very nice. It smells clean and leaves my skin feeling as it should. Not overly drying like you can find using other cleansers. I use this as my second cleanser after the Dermalogica Oil cleanser.
Cannot recommend enoughReally great makeup remover! Gentle cleanser that feels amazing on the skin.
Highly recommendThis cleanser is great it doesn't dry out my skin. Lots of product in the bottle has lasted me months of use
GentleThis cleanser is gentle on my skin and it doesn't feel dry after use like some cleansers. The bottle is very large so the product has lasted me for months!. Overall great cleanser
Great cleanserA cleanser that doesnt dry out my skin
great cleanserThis cleanser takes off my makeup gently
best cleansermy favourite cleanser, helped so much with acne
Everyday cleanserReally like this cleanser. Skin feels really clean afterwards and it takes my makeup off in shower so easily. A bit pricey but I think the money is worth it.
Old favoriteThis has been my cleanser of choice for 13 years and my sensitive skin loves it. Quick and easy, I use it every night in the shower.
INCREDIBLEThe best cleanser hands down. The 500ml bottle lasts for months and months so great value!
not amazingthis is an average cleanser, not that great and expected more for the price
Have been using for years...I have been using Dermalogica cleansers for years and I love it.
Great big bottleFantastic cleanser and this bottle lasts for so many months it makes it worth the price
Light and not dryingThis is great, lightweight gel cleanser that doesn’t dry out your skin. No scent.
Gentle face washI’m on my second bottle now and truly loving it. Great for dry skin type, good value too. A 500ml could last at least 4 months. I’ll keep repurchasing it.
Love the 500ml size!Originally I purchased the product due to the size (on a mission to reduce waste)! My husband and I both use the Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel, morning and night and one bottle lasts around 5 months! Reliable cleanser, face feels clean but not stripped or left feeling dry.
A great cleanserAs it is a gel I am left with a very clean feeling.
So ConvenientI love the pump pack. I have one in the shower and one near the basin. It doesn't flare up my sensitive skin. The initial outlay seems expensive but when you consider the size of the bottle, it does last a long time. I continue to repurchase.
Clean as anythingThis cleanser is so good. It thoroughly cleans the skin and great for problematic skin types, especially acne prone.
good choiceI repurchased 2 bottles. After washing, the skin is smooth and clean after removing simple makeup. The foam is not very thick and dense, but it is very light and thin, but it feels good after washing and the cleansing power does not collapse. , When washing, it will not be greasy and the grease on the face will be washed clean. After washing, the face will feel very smooth and not tight.
My Goto CleanserI've using this cleanser for over 12 months & I love everything about it. It's an excellent everyday cleanser & last for ages. Very good value for the size and price.
My go toMy go to cleanser. I've been using this for years now and I love it! Leaves the skin feel refreshed and hydrated without stripping away your natural oils. Good value for money the bottle last a long time. I would highly recommend!l to anyone!!
good dealsuch a good cleanser, always will repurchase in this size as its great value
Good value gelThe gel smells slightly citrusy and cleanses well without stripping oils
Feels clean and not dryingI've been using exfoliating acids and this cleanser helps to clean my face without drying out my face more.
LovelyA great cleanser, gentle but effective and doesn't leave my skin feeling stripped or dry.
Love thisMy favourite cleanser. The tub lasts ages, makes my skin feel so clean and has definitely improved my skin. Love it.
Best cleanser!I have used Special Cleansing Gel for almost twenty years and I absolutely love it.
I haven't been able to find another cleanser that feels as lovely as this. It lathers nicely, leaving my skin feeling fresh and clean without any residue. It doesn't leave my skin feeling stripped or tight like other cleansers I have tried. I am sure it is designed for a younger skin (in my forties), but I ha...Read More
Great for a deep cleanseA nice gel cleanser that gives you a good clean.
Gel likeI find this very gentle which is key. Leaves my skin cleansed without irritating it
Gentle cleansingI love this cleanser for deep cleansing my face without makeup on as it tends to struggle with removing waterproof eye makeup. That being said, I love this gel cleanser for cleansing my face without removing all the oils from my skin and leaving it feeling tight and dry. Although this is slightly more pricey than drugstore cleansers, it's affordable for the amount of product received and the effec...Read More
The most gentle cleanserI am on my 3rd bottle of this cleanser. Absolutely loving it! It is gentle at the same time does it job. Suit for normal to dry skin.
Love it!Such a great cleanser! Cleans my skin without overly striping my skin!
Very goodI have oily/acne prone skin and this cleanser makes my skin feel super clean without drying it out and completely stripping it.
AmazingThis cleanser is amazing. My skin feels super clean but not dry after using it.
Light everyday cleanserits a light cleanser you can use everyday but it wont remove makeup on it own. It so soothing for my sensitive skin though, and doesnt strip off the oils!
Great cleanserThis cleanser cleans my skin without drying it out and has such a lovely scent. You only need a tiny amount to wash your face so this 500ml bottle will last quite a while so good value for money!
New Favourite!I usually don't like foaming cleansers as they make my skin feel dry and almost sticky afterwards, but this one doesn't do that at all! My skin feels super soft and hydrated, especially after I use the pre-cleanse. I think I have found my new favourite duo and I am glad the reviews lived up to my expectations.
Best cleanserI have been using it for years and still love it.
Dont leave the dry and itchy feeling after all.
great!Really happy with this, gives my skin a lovely cleanse and my skin doesn’t feel stripped or anything.
Worth the price tagThis cleanser is brilliant. Cleanses thoroughly but doesn't strip the skin or leave it feeling tight.
My whole family love using it.
A small amount goes a long way so a bottle lasts a long time. Will always repurchase!
Great productI’ve used this product for years. It leaves your skin so clean. It is an essential and my go too. Would re purchase this as it leaves your skin feeling fresh and soft
Best CleanserThis cleanser was great for my acne, I noticed big results after the first few days using this product. My acne diapered and my skin felt so clean and fresh. It lasts a really long time so it is worth the price. The only negative is that this product stripped all my natural oils.
All time fave!I love this cleansing gel. I have combination skin which is prone to breakouts and I have not had one issue using this cleanser. Works best with the pre-cleanser but l will definitely order again and again.
I LOVE THIS CLEANSER SO MUCHI've used other cleansers before and thought they were pretty good...until I tried this! I love how I actually feel like I've had a deep clean with this but also that it leaves my skin SO hydrated!
Such an amazing productOne of the best cleansing gels I've come across, I love the way it feels on my skin and how clean you feel after! I also use it with my Foreo for a deeper cleanse when needed, too scared to even try other products after this one
Not my friendI used this product with a couple other dermalogica products and was pretty disappointed. My combination/acne ridden skin was very confused and didn’t seem to agree with it. Hopefully others have had better luck.
Love itMy sensitive, dry skin hates almost everything but this cleanser is perfect. I've been using it for years now & it cleans well without striping my skin & leaving it dry. Use it morning & night with a micro-fibre cleansing pad & only need a tiny amount so it's really good value in this size.
Nice but not ideal for sensitive skinI liked this cleanser but found it slightly harsh for sensitive skin. I prefer the gentle one Dermalogica makes. If you have normal skin this should work well for you.
Beautiful gentle cleanserThis cleanser doesn't dehydrate your skin which is amazing. It's super gentle but works really effectively. The only downfall is the price I just wish it wasn't so expensive.
Super cleanI alternate using this cleanser, I do find that is a little too drying for my skin and I would consider my skin to be normal with the occasional excessive oil flow. I would probably use this more in the summer or when I want to remove makeup with the first cleanse. Great cleanser for oily skin that like the tightening feeling without really stripping the oil back completely.
A great cleanser for senstive skinMy skin can handle a fair but so this one was a little too gentle for me. I still have a 500ml in the shower from about a year ago and I use it in the days leading up to a skin needling session.
Favourite cleanserI love this cleanser. I have been using it for the past 10 years and despite my skin changing over that time it still seems to work so well for me. I have sensitive skin and this does not irritate it at all. Does not leave my skin feeling tight but removes any makeup and always leaves my skin feeling fresh and clean. I cant imagine ever changing to any other cleanser.
LoveBest cleanser I’ve ever used doesn’t leave the skin feeling dry, it feels hydrating and foams up really nicely especially when used in conjunction with the vanity planet spa system
Don't do it!I bought this after hearing that this brand make incredible products, and although it was expensive the reviews justified it.
I have to say, this is the WORST cleanser for the price that it is. I saw absolutely zero benefit for my skin and blemishes, if anything it just make it worse.
I've instead started using Cosmedix which although is similar in pricing, has done won...Read More
Love itThe best cleanser I have tried. I use of an evening and not to drying on my already dry/acne prone skin. Well worth the money and the bottle last forever!
Always Come Back To This!This has been the best cleanser I have ever used! I get my facials at dermalogica as well so I am a bit biased, but when i do stray away and test other products I always come back to this because it leaves skin feeling so cleaned but not that striped or squeaky clean feeling, just super soft and well looked after.
look no furtherliterally the best cleanser i have ever used. Its such a thorough clean yet its so gentle i can use it on my eyes too.
Perfect for sensitive skinI have quite sensitive, fussy skin so I’m always tentative about trying certain products. But this is the best cleanser I’ve ever used. It is so gentle, yet effective. And you only need a tiny amount (I use in conjunction with a silicone cleansing brush). I have had this for nearly a year, I wash my face twice a day and I’ve only gone through about a third of the bottle. Great value for money!
Cannot live withoutHave been using this product for many years and just keep going back for more. It's so fantastic at giving my sensitive skin a deep cleanse. I wear makeup and suncream everyday and it removes all traces and leaves my skin fresh but not dry. Cannot recommend this product highly enough. I also cannot go a day without using it and have small travel sizes to take away with me.
Best CleanserThis cleanser is gentle enough for every day use. I use it twice a day without issues.
My skin is improving and is currently looking the best it ever has!
My Holy Grail!I was recommended this product from my Beauty Therapist... and she was not wrong! I suffer from cystic acne and very oily skin and I use the product night and day. It does not strip your face and doesn't leave it feeling dried out like other harsh cleaners. It is very gentle and does the trick! I decided to buy the 500ml and its worth every penny!
Great for sensitive skin!I tried the small version of this product in a Dermalogica pack and loved it. My super sensitive skin doesn't show any signs of redness when using this, but still feels super clean.
My #1 ProductIt's taken years and numerous products to finally find the right cleanser for me. I found so many cleansers left my skin feeling tight and dry where as Dermalogica's special cleaning gel felt amazing. It goes on easily with it being in gel form and foams up just enough to get great coverage with just a small amount of product.
Cleans wellThis product cleans well and leaves skin quite nice
Doesn’t dry out
I have purchased this many times the big bottle lasts so long
Super clean!Leaves your skin feeling super clean without your skin feeling tight or dehydrated. All time favourite!
Love thisCleans well and my face feels fresh and soft afterwards.
GoodThis takes my makeup off and cleanses my skin gently
Holy grailI will repurchase this over and over. I have very sensitive, acne-prone skin and this cleanser is amazing. Leaves my skin feeling clean but not dried out. Unsure if it helps clear my acne but it definitely helps maintain clearer skin.
Didn’t suit my skinI wanted to love this product. The first couple of uses felt amazing but then my skin started to feel stripped and overly sensitive.
Great cleanser for the lazy husbandThis is perfect for my husband's oily, combination skin. It doesn't dry his skin out, and is gentle enough that he can go without moisturiser as he is too lazy to remember it. The pump pack is brilliant as heavens forbid he has to open a lid. I love the size as it lasts him ages. Thanks Dermalogica and Adore Beauty for making my life easier.
Love the gel just wish it was cheaperI love this face wash and both my husband and I use it daily, I just wish it was cheaper. Buying a bigger size is definitely more value for money but you have to be careful with the pump not to pump too much.
good cleanser-good valueSeriously good value! lovely everyday cleanser
definitely special!amazing! works great, definitely a staple item. doesn’t leave my face dehydrated but still cleanses very nicely
Best cleanserI use this cleanser daily and it works amazingly on my skins
Great cleanserThis is a great gel cleanser for my oily skin, it not only deep cleanse your skin it leaves it soft and not at all dry.
Really foams up well which is what I also like.
Easy and goes the distanceI was recommended this product by a Dermalogica beauty therapist, and immediately loved it for several reasons: no scent, large quantity, and texture / lather. It's gentle enough to use twice a day, or even twice in one wash (which gives you a really good clean). This is my second purchase, and it won't be my last.
feels nicelathers up and feels good on the skin, it is just a bit expensive.
everyday cleanserlathers easily, leaves skin feeling clean and refreshed. lifts off last bits of makeup without drying the skin. works great with active moist or skin smoothing cream. perfect for everyday use.
greatI love this it has helped my skin improve greatly
Perfect everyday cleanserI love Dermalogica, and the special cleansing gel is one of my favourite products they make. It does a thorough job cleaning my skin without leaving it feeling stripped and dry. I love to mix in a bit of Demalogica Daily Superfoliant after wearing makeup for a deeper clean.
very soothing to skinvery light and soothing to the skin. removes off dirt very easily and quickly. great for oily skin too