Dermologica: Standout products from the skincare brand

Taryn Davies
Published: February 9, 2018

Dermologica stands out as one of the best skincare brands thanks to their innovative formulas that work to ensure we have the healthiest skin possible, but with a plethora of products available, which ones should you spend your money on?

With more than 25 years of experience you can pretty much guarantee that you’re getting a high-quality product – but will it work specifically for your skin type?

We’ve picked out the standout products you need from Dermologica, and explain the best types of skin that this particular product is suited to.

Dermalogica Special Cleansing GelDermalogica Special Cleansing Gel

This Special Cleansing Gel is made without soap, so although it foams, it won’t leave your skin feeling dry or tight.

The calming balm mint and lavender extracts work to sooth the skin, and the natural Quillaja Saponaria removes the toxins and debris to leave you with clean and clear skin.

We think all skin types would get on well with the cleansing gel, and it would be best used as a second cleanse or morning cleanse in your routine.

Dermalogica Daily MicrofoliantDermologica Daily Microfoliant

The brand’s number one exfoliant, and it’s easy to see why when you’ve used this. The Daily Microfoliant leaves skin feels smooth and renewed, plus it’s a really fun product to use.

The gentle product is a rice-based powder which activates upon contact with water, releasing Papain, Salicylic Acid and Rice Enzymes. They work together to exfoliate dead skin cells and leave your skin feeling smoother and looking brighter. Because the powder is so fine it doesn’t aggravate the skin at all, it does say it’s gentle enough to be used every day, but if you’re using exfoliating acids you probably wouldn’t need to use it daily.

Dermalogica UltraCalming™ CleanserDermalogica UltraCalming Cleanser

Ideal for those with sensitive skin types, the Dermalogica UltraCalming Cleanser is a gel/cream hybrid. The cleanser helps to calm skin that has been sensitised by pollution, cosmetics, harsh climates and more.

Best used as a second or morning cleanse, the UltraCalming Cleanser has no artificial fragrance or colour so it’s perfect for those skin types that are aggravated easily.

Dermalogica PreCleanseDermologica PreCleanse

We all know the importance of a double cleanse in the evening, especially if you wear makeup and SPF every day. The Dermologica PreCleanse is to be used first, the oil cleanser is made from nourishing olive, apricot and kukui nut oils. The cleanser helps to melt away makeup, sunscreen and other impurities.

Add some water and it transforms ito a milky formula that is easy to clean from the skin.

An excellent makeup remover and the perfect first step in any cleansing routine. All skin types will get on with this oil cleanser that removes makeup and dirt easily and efficiently.

Dermalogica Clear Start™ Breakout Clearing Emergency Spot FixDermalogica Clear Start Breakout Clearing Emergency Spot Fix

We all get them, and they rear their ugly head when we least need them. Spots, bloody spots. But the help of Dermalogica Clear Start Breakout Clearing Emergency Spot Fix you can rest easy to know this is going to get to work straight away to help reduce redness and the overall size of the thing. Just a small dab of the powerful concentrated gel directly onto spots and you’ll notice that in just a few hours time it looks a whole lot better.

Dermalogica Multi Active TonerDermalogica Multi-Active Toner

The Dermalogica Multi-Active Toner contains a blend of ingredients that leave skin feeling soothed and refreshed. The toner has moisture-binding humectants which help condition and prep the skin for proper moisture absorption. Just a quick swipe of this over skin after you’ve cleansed and you’re left with a soft face that’s ideal for you to layer on your serum, oil and moisturiser.

Dermalogica Dermal Clay CleanserDermalogica Dermal Clay Cleanser

Ideal for those with oily skin types and those who suffer with regular spots and blemishes, the Dermalogica Dermal Clay Cleaner purifies and refines the skin. It contains oil-absorbing, water-soluble Kaolin and Green Clays as well as calming cucumber and sage to soothe, while refreshing Menthol revitalises the skin. Use this as a second cleanse or morning cleanse to really reap the benefits of the skin-loving ingredients.

Dermalogica Intensive Moisture BalanceDermalogica PreCleanse Balm

Prefer a balm cleanser as your first-step cleanse in the evening? Then the Dermalogica PreCleanse Balm is ideal for you. Reset your complexion at the end of a long day with this luxurious balm-to-oil formula that melts away makeup, sunscreen and pollution. It feels nourishing on the skin and easily removes dirt and grime to reveal a clear and soothed complexion. Again this is perfect for all skin types, it just comes down to personal preference whether you want an oil or a balm cleanser for your first step.

Dermalogica AGE Smart™ Skin Resurfacing CleanserDermalogica AGE Smart Skin Resurfacing Cleanser

Retexturise the skin with the Dermalogica AGE Smart Resurfacing Cleanser which uses a Lactic Acid concentrate. This acid encourages cell turnover so your skin is fresh from dead skin cells and looks healthy and bright.

Suitable for all skin types, this cleanser is best used as a second cleanse and will help to improve the skin’s texture.

Dermalogica AGE Smart™ Age Reversal Eye ComplexDermalogica AGE Smart Age Reversal Eye Complex

Looking to reverse the signs of ageing around the eyes, then the Dermalogica AGE Smart Age Reversal Eye Complex is the product you need. Yes it’s a little pricy, but the ingredients in this product speak for themselves. The formula includes Retinol, Vitamin C, Oat Proteins and Fraxinus Extracts, together these regenerate the skin, reduce fine lines and reduce new ones from forming. The cream also works to firm and tighten the skin.

Just a small dot of this product goes a long way, so although it’s a little on the pricey side it will definitely last you a long time. Suitable for anyone who wants to help prevent and slow down the deepening and devloping of eye lines and wrinkles.

Dermalogica Skin Hydrating BoosterDermalogica Skin Hydrating Booster

The Dermalogica Skin Hydrating Booster is perfect for those with dry skin types, as the super-saturated hydrating fluid concentrate helps to revitalise dry, parched skin. The blend of Hyaluronic acid, Panthenol, Glycolipids and nutrient-rich Algae Extract provide a big moisture boost for the skin, helping to improve suppleness and minimise fine dryness lines.

Dermalogica Daily ResurfacerDermalogica Daily Resurfacer

The Dermalogica Daily Resurfacer is perfect for those who want to help slow down the ageing process of skin. The exfoliating treatment works to brighten, hydrate and even the skin tone. Apply in the evening after you’ve double cleansed, apply this, and then go in with your serum/oil/moisturiser. The precisely-measured , leave-on dose ensures you have the right amount your skin needs and it contains alpha and beta hydroxy acids and enzymes to smooth the skin. It doesn’t irritate or cause redness either. Instead you’re left with skin that looks and feels smoother.

Dermalogica AGE Smart™ Overnight Repair SerumDermalogica AGE Smart Overnight Repair Serum

Wake up to beautifully hydrated and nourished skin with the Dermalogica AGE Smart Overnight Repair Serum. The product is designed to be used on a nightly basis and helps to minimise fine lines and boost luminosity. The serum works to stimulate collagen so over time skin will look plumper. Fine lines are smoothed awar with the Argan and Rose oils too.

Dermalogica Gentle Soothing BoosterDermalogica Gentle Soothing Booster

The Dermalogica Gentle Soothing Booster is perfect for those with sensitive and aggravated skin. It helps to reduce irritation and restore moisture levels to the skin. The healing honey extrace replenishes as chamomile and cornflower quickly reduce irritation. The oil-free formula can be used all over the face, or just in areas that are more prone to breakouts or sensitivity.

Dermalogica Intensive Moisture BalanceDermalogica Intensive Moisture Balance

An ultra-rich antioxidant moisturiser for dry skin types, the Dermalogica Intensive Moisture Balance gives the skin an incredible dose of hydration without an incredibly heavy feeling on the skin. The moisturiser is formulated with a number of skin-loving ingredients which include vitamins C and E to help soften while shielding against free radical damage, as vitamin A, cornflower and grape seed help repair prematurely-ageing skin.

Dermalogica Protection 50 Sport SPF 50Dermalogica Protection 50 Sport SPF50

One of the best ways to prevent against ageing is to protect the skin on a daily basis with SPF, no matter what the weather. The Dermalogica Protection 50 Sport SPF50 is definitley a product to try. The formula is lightweight and melts into the skin with no greast feeling.