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The Dermalogica Bestsellers You Need in Your Collection

The Dermalogica Bestsellers You Need in Your Collection

All skincare junkies know the name Dermalogica, and probably have quite the stellar opinion of this award-winning cosmeceutical brand. With a huge range of formulas dedicated to every skin type and concern imaginable, Dermalogica are a go-to when you’re trying to perfect your complexion.

The Dermalogica Bestsellers You Need in Your Collection

However, due to the sheer number of formulas in their range, it can be easy to get a little lost. To help guide you through all this brand has to offer, we’ve rounded up 11 Dermalogica bestsellers and broken each one down into why you need it and how it should be used.

Keep on reading to discover the most coveted Dermalogica bestsellers.

1. Dermalogica PreCleanse Balm

Dermalogica Bestsellers PreCleanse Balm

Range: Core

Skin type: Normal, dry or mature

Give your complexion a must-needed deep cleanse with this innovative product from Dermalogica. One of the newer additions to the range, this balm-to-oil formula should be used as a first step in your evening skincare routine. Simply apply to the face to remove impurities, excess oil, makeup and more, leaving behind a dewy complexion that’s free of imperfections.

2. Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel

Range: Core

Skin type: Oily, dry, normal, combination or sensitive — any skin type, really!

Move over, regular cleansers — the Special Cleansing Gel from Dermalogica is bound to be your new go-to. Never tightening or drying, this gentle yet effective cleanser removes impurities whilst keeping the skin soft and hydrated. There’s a reason skincare specialists around the world rave about it! It’s also soap-free yet gently foaming, creating an enjoyable cleansing experience no matter your skin type or concerns.

3. Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant

Dermalogica Bestsellers Daily Microfoliant Superfoliant

Range: Core

Skin type: All skin types including acne-prone

Another exfoliating wonder, the Daily Microfoliant uses fine, gentle beads to slough away at excess dead skin cells. It’s the perfect combination of gentle yet effective, meaning it can be used daily but without any irritation, even in sensitive or acne-prone skins. Simply mix the powder with water in your shower and apply all over the face as you would any scrub to unlock brighter, softer and smoother skin like you’ve never experienced!

4. Dermalogica Daily Superfoliant

Range: AGEsmart

Skin type: All, but in particular mature

Buff away premature ageing signs with this revolutionary formula, designed for ‘your smoothest skin ever!’ A resurfacing product, the Daily Superfoliant takes a powder form and must be activated with water before application to the face. After using, your complexion will feel softer, appear more radiant and will be detoxified against common skin agers like free radicals. Key ingredient activated binchotan charcoal works to ensure skin is shielded against the elements.

5. Dermalogica Calm Water Gel

Dermalogica Bestsellers Calm Water Gel

Range: UltraCalming

Skin type: Sensitive, mature or dry

This newbie from Dermalogica is all about soothing red, dry or irritated skin, making it the perfect winter product. Simply apply all over the face of a morning and evening as a final step before makeup to unlock intensely calming, hydrating properties. Key ingredients like Hyaluronic Acid lock in moisture whereas apple extract and glycerin ensure sensitivities are soothed.

6. Dermalogica Dynamic Skin Recovery SPF 50+ 

Range: AGEsmart

Skin type: Mature or dry

Perfect for protecting the complexion year-round, this medium weight moisturiser contains UV-blocking SPF 50+ to shield against all the elements. Aside from its stellar combative properties, this moisturiser helps to bolster collagen production, leaving skin smoother and free of fine lines. It’s also ultra-hydrating and draws on skin-shielding antioxidants like white tea.

7. Dermalogica Active Moist


Range: Core

Skin type: Oily, normal or combination

Amongst these Dermalogica bestsellers is another moisturiser, the Dermalogica Active Moist. Ultra-light and weightless on the skin, this is an ideal product for oily or combination skins that don’t fare well with traditionally heavy moisturisers. The skin will feel hydrated yet fresh and unburdened after using this baby! It’s also non-comedogenic, so won’t clog pores or irritate breakouts.

8. Dermalogica Intensive Moisture Balance

Range: Core

Skin type: Dry, dehydrated or mature

Dry skin is incredibly tough to combat, especially in the throes of winter, when it seems as if just stepping outside creates that uncomfortable, parched feeling. Thankfully, the Dermalogica Intensive Moisture Balance moisturiser will be your dry skin’s new BFF. Packed full of vitamins and antioxidants, this ultra-hydrating product locks in moisture and prevents against free radical damage by creating a protective shield. It also works to firm and smooth the skin!

9. Dermalogica Skin Smoothing Cream

Dermalogica Bestsellers Skin Smoothing Cream

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Range: Core

Skin type: Combination, normal, dry or mature

The Skin Smoothing Cream from Dermalogica certainly lives up to its name. It’s a medium-weight, emollient moisturiser that works simultaneously on hydrating the skin and reforming texture for fewer surface imperfections. Dry skin will love this product, as it is intensely nourishing and also protects against the elements, including free radical damage. Plus, it’s got the added bonus of reforming any breakouts or acne through key antioxidants and skin-perfecting ingredients.

10. Dermalogica SkinPerfect Primer SPF 30

Range: AGEsmart

Skin type: All, but in particular mature

This primer from Dermalogica is any makeup-wearer’s secret weapon, doing more than what you’ve come to expect from your average formula. Apply before foundation to smooth skin texture, combat redness, fill fine lines and add necessary radiance to the face. It’s also packed full of skin benefits, including shielding against UV with SPF 30 and deflecting free radical damage. Simply pop on under your makeup for a fresh, flawless finish!

11. Dermalogica Stress Positive Eye Lift

Dermalogica Bestsellers Stress Positive Eyelift

Range: Core

Skin type: All skin types

Brighten, smooth, de-puff and hydrate the often-neglected under eye area with the Dermalogica Stress Positive Eye Lift. This intuitive brand knows that stress is a part of most of our lives, so instead seeks to embrace it with this cure-all product. Use the cooling gel applicator to apply under and around the eyes, adding nourishment and firming for a more youthful, awake appearance. It’s the perfect product to add to your routine for a little daily TLC!

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I'm a journalism grad and avid makeup fan with an unhealthy addiction to buying nude lipsticks, no matter how similar they all may seem. I love chatting to anyone who will listen about my new favourite products, skincare dos and don'ts and practically any other beauty-related topic under the sun. That doesn't mean I'm frivolous with my recommendations, though--you can count on me to give you the nitty gritty on all your wishlist products. In my spare time, you'll find me binge-watching old episodes of Gilmore Girls or at brunch with a large iced coffee in my hand.