Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant Dermatocare Reviews

Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant: Dermatocare Reviews




Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant is suitable from oily to combination skin type with acne and dark spots.

Will it work?

Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant  is a powder that gets activated on contact with water and aids in:

  • Exfoliation :Papain and salicylic acid help in chemical exfoliation while Microcrystalline Cellulose, Magnesium Oxide, oats and rice bran provide gentle physical exfoliation.

  • Oil control: The salicylic acid and tea tree oil might help in reducing the oil secretions.

  • Reduction in pimples and black/white heads: Salicylic acid and tea tree oil help in reducing existent pimples and even black/white heads.

  • Reduction in dark spots/patches: Dipotassium glycyrrhizate and papain have skin lightening benefits.

For which skin type?

 Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant is best suited for oily to combination skin types. Dry skin type might experience further dryness on using this cleanser owing to the lack of any moisturizing agent.

Is it safe?


Will it irritate sensitive skin?

 Sensitive skin types should do a patch test before first use to rule out sensitivity to papain, tea tree oil and fragrances.


Ingredient Type: Has both synthetic and natural ingredients.
Harmful Ing.: None (Parabens, Phthalates, Formaldehyde releasers, SLS, BHT free).
EWG : 4 (moderate hazard)
Comedogenic Ing.: None
Irritating Ing.: Papain, Limonene, Tea tree oil etc.
Fragrances: Yes
Active Ing.:

Surfactants: Mild and safe surfactants are used in Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant, making it worth a try for sensitive skin types, provided that they are not sensitive to other ingredients.

Exfoliating agent: Papain and salicylic acid help in chemical exfoliation while Microcrystalline Cellulose, Magnesium Oxide, oats and rice bran provide gentle physical exfoliation.

Colloidal Oatmeal has moisturizing and cleansing benefits.

Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Starch provide exfoliation and cleansing benefit.

Papain is a chemical exfoliator derived from papaya.

Salicylic acid is a beta hydroxyl acid that help in exfoliation and oil control.

Grape fruit peel oil has skin repair and anti-aging benefits.

Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract has skin lightening and anti-inflammatory benefits.

Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil has anti-septic action and helps in reducing pimples.

Populus Tremuloides or Aspen Bark Extract is a natural alternative to the preservative.

Base Ing.: Microcrystalline Cellulose and Magnesium Oxide are safe and inert base ingredients, that might have a drying effect just like a talc. Thus, this product is best suited for combination to oily skin types.
Ingredient list: Microcrystalline Cellulose, Magnesium Oxide, Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Sodium Lauroyl Glutamate, Colloidal Oatmeal, Disodium Lauryl Sulfosuccinate, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Starch, Allantoin, Papain, Salicylic Acid, Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, PCA, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Populus Tremuloides Bark Extract, Cyclodextrin, Lauryl Methacrylate/Glycol Dimethacrylate Crosspolymer, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Limonene, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Citric Acid, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891) , Hexylene Glycol. (source-Dermalogica website)