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the microdelivery exfoliating wash 8 fl oz (236.6 ml)

The philosophy microdelivery peel treatment wash is a mild, exfoliating facial cleanser designed to effectively cleanse the skin while providing resurfacing benefits.

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the microdelivery micro-massage exfoliating treatment wash is a mild, exfoliating facial cleanser designed to effectively cleanse the skin while providing resurfacing benefits.

gentle enough to use daily, this unique formula is sulfate-free and formulated with ingredients designed to replenish and protect the skin with topical antioxidants, as it helps condition the skin and retain its moisture level.

features & benefits:

  • a 30-second cleansing mini peel that can be conducted in the shower, in the bath or at your bathroom sink
  • regular exfoliation helps buffer fine lines, even skin tone, and give the skin a healthy glow
  • gentle enough for daily use

Warnings:

for external use only.  use only as directed.  discontinue use if irritation occurs.  avoid contact with eyes.  keep out of reach of children.

©2006 distributed by philosophy®

Water (Aqua), Decyl Glucoside, Sodium Cocoyl Apple Amino Acids, Diatomaceous Earth, Acrylates/Steareth 20 Methacrylate Crosspolymer, Glycerin, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, Borage (Borago Officinalis) Seed Oil, Tocotrienol, Panthenol, Sodium Magnesium Silicate, Tetrasodium EDTA, Sodium Hydroxide, Citric Acid, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone

apply to slightly damp face and massage for 30-60 seconds. rinse thoroughly. the microdelivery exfoliating wash can be used daily in the a.m. or the p.m or in conjunction with our microdelivery exfoliating cloths for the ultimate resurfacing treatment.

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philosophy the microdelivery exfoliating wash, 8 fl oz
 
4.4

(based on 55 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (37)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

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    (2)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (36)
  • Improves skin texture (35)
  • Gentle (34)
  • Not greasy (19)
  • Balances skin (12)

Cons

  • Bad smell (3)
  • Irritates skin (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (23)
  • All skin types (21)
  • Combination skin (12)
  • Oily skin (7)
  • Sensitive skin (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (23), Budget shopper (12)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Gentle enough for every day use

I really like this gentle scrub. I had received a sample, and at first I was unimpressed. I'd been using Clinique's Exfoliating Scrub for almost 20 years, so I was used to a...Read complete review

I really like this gentle scrub. I had received a sample, and at first I was unimpressed. I'd been using Clinique's Exfoliating Scrub for almost 20 years, so I was used to a scrub that really felt like it was working.

In the last couple years; however, I had to use the Clinique scrub once a week and at night only because my facial skin would stay red for hours. So when I began using the Philosophy scrub, it didn't feel like much was happening, and as I was washing my face with it, the ratio of cleanser to grit leaned heavily toward the cleanser. I only wanted an exfoliant (I already have cleanser I like), but I decided to finish the large sample.

A couple weeks later I began to notice that my skin looked much smoothed and brighted. All dullness had gone, the tone was more even, and the pores on my nose were no longer clogged.

I have mild rosacea, so I have to be careful with how I treat my facial skin. I am thrilled that I can use this Philosophy product every morning. The pinkness caused by the granules fades by the time I put on my mineral powder. And best of all, those tiny granules are completely natural and uniform in shape (unlike the more jagged St. Ives). They are made form tiny bits diatomaceous earth. Will definitely buy this again.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

"Gentle enough for daily use?" Not me!

I admit that I am a bit picky about my skin, especially worried about the appearance of any fine lines. But aging happens, I suppose.

Dermatologists, skin...Read complete review

I admit that I am a bit picky about my skin, especially worried about the appearance of any fine lines. But aging happens, I suppose.

Dermatologists, skin "experts" and the like have been screaming "exfoliate!" so much, I decided I should add that additional step into my daily routine. This Philosophy Exfoliating wash made it sound so convenient. It claims to be gentle enough for daily use, which sucked me in because I thought, I wash my face daily, so why not exfoliate at the same time?

This stuff is runny, liquidy and messy, and since I am trying to squeeze every drop out of what I buy, I do find it annoying that there's always a bit that always drips off into wasteland. I use it in the shower and do a mental "one mississippi, two mississippi..." count to 30- or 40-something, so I am washing for the instructed 30-60 seconds. It feels like...really fine grit? I want to say it's similar to kitty litter breaking into sandy pieces but that might gross people out, but I guess I'm tryign to say it has texture, but not sharp-edged or hard or abrasive.

Still, this is too harsh for daily use on my skin. Maybe other people have less sensitive skin, maybe I rub too hard, ??? I honestly don't notice any "instant" effects (I'm probably wishing too hard) but what's worse is my skin lotions no longer absorb as well as before. After using this wash, my products tend to sit on my skin, or smear into ghostly white streaks, or worse, flake up into ashy flakes. So essentially, my skin looks dry and horrid.

I endured daily use of this product for 2 weeks, but then had to stop. Skin returned to normal quality. If I do happen to use it, I again see the flakey/ashy lotion problem. Sigh, guess this is not for me.

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5.0

It is good and mild for aisan neck skin

By qp

from Oregan

Comments about philosophy the microdelivery exfoliating wash, 8 fl oz:

I am looking for exfoliants for my neck and arms, and it is the one.
My asian skin can hold if I only use such a bit once every month.

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5.0

WORKS WONDERS!

By DESERT ROSE

from Minneapolis, MN

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Pros

  • Balances Skin
  • Gentle
  • Improves Skin Texture
  • Leaves Clean Feel
  • Moisturizing
  • Not Greasy
  • Smells Great

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Acne-Prone Skin
    • All Skin Types
    • Combination Skin
    • Daily Use
    • Dry Skin
    • Oily Skin
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about philosophy the microdelivery exfoliating wash, 8 fl oz:

    I am about to buy my 3rd bottle. Great product. Worth the money.

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    4.0

    works great

    By Lizzy

    from New Jersey

    describe yourself Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Gentle
    • Improves Skin Texture
    • Leaves Clean Feel

    Cons

    • Pricey

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types
    • EVERY OTHER DAY

    Comments about philosophy the microdelivery exfoliating wash, 8 fl oz:

    I use this every other day in the morning during my shower. Exfoliates nicely and my skin looks fabulous. The exfoliating beads are micro and there is no fragrance. I highly recommend this. It is pricey but worth it.

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    5.0

    Great product

    By philosophy lover!

    from washington d.c.

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Gentle
    • Improves Skin Texture
    • Leaves Clean Feel

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Oily Skin

      Comments about philosophy the microdelivery exfoliating wash, 8 fl oz:

      This is a great daily exfoliator. Gentle enough to use every day - I use it in the morning, after working out, and feel like it really gets all the sweat and dirt out of my pores. This is the first scrub I've found that is gentle enough to use every day. I also think it's helped balance out my complexion and skin tone.

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      4.0

      GREAT FOR EVERYDAY FACE ROUTINE

      By DESERT ROSE

      from Minneapolis, MN

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      Pros

      • Balances Skin
      • Gentle
      • Leaves Clean Feel

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Combination Skin

        Comments about philosophy the microdelivery exfoliating wash, 8 fl oz:

        Generally I like it, but sometimes it does not remove all those dead cells and I end up having flakes here and there on my cheeks...(even after moisturizing). However, this is probably the best scrub I have owned so far. I think "philosophy" is a bit overrated. It could be cheaper, considering that it still does come with harsh chemicals...

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        5.0

        Great Wash!!!!

        By Mz.1913

        from Hampton, VA

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        Pros

        • Balances Skin
        • Gentle
        • Improves Skin Texture
        • Leaves Clean Feel
        • Moisturizing
        • Not Greasy
        • Smells Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types
          • Daily Use

          Comments about philosophy the microdelivery exfoliating wash, 8 fl oz:

          This product is the BOMB!!!! I have very sensitive skin and can't use harsh products on my face but this is gentle enough to use daily but I don't. I use at least 3 times a week and at night only. When I give myself a facial, the next morning I awake, my face looks radiant and feels as smooth as a baby's bottom... Great product and well worth the $$$....

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          5.0

          Best Morning Wash

          By Lyn

          from Wisconsin

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          Pros

          • Gentle
          • Leaves Clean Feel
          • Moisturizing

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Dry Skin

            Comments about philosophy the microdelivery exfoliating wash, 8 fl oz:

            I am addicted to this. I am 61 yrs., cleanse my face in the morn., then follow w/ AHA, Retinol serum, & moisturizing sunscreen.

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great product

            By Kim

            from Malibu CA

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            Pros

            • Balances Skin
            • Gentle
            • Improves Skin Texture
            • Leaves Clean Feel
            • Not Greasy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Combination Skin
              • Daily Use

              Comments about philosophy the microdelivery exfoliating wash, 8 fl oz:

              I love this face wash. It gives my skin the daily exfoliating it needs without being too harsh. I use it twice a day and my skin is noticeably clearer.

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              5.0

              Works!!!!

              By Keywestkasey

              from Key west

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              Pros

              • Gentle
              • Improves Skin Texture
              • Leaves Clean Feel
              • Not Greasy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Combination Skin

                Comments about philosophy the microdelivery exfoliating wash, 8 fl oz:

                Great product- does what it says it will do! Leaves skin smooth and healthy- gentle enough to use multiple times a week. Would buy this again! Doesn't smell

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Good daily exfoliator

                By ACE

                from Riverside, CA

                describe yourself Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Improves Skin Texture
                • Leaves Clean Feel
                • Not Greasy

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Acne-Prone Skin
                  • All Skin Types
                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about philosophy the microdelivery exfoliating wash, 8 fl oz:

                  This a good daily product. You can feel the difference in your skin texture but it is not too harsh to use daily. It works best if your face is only just a little damp, not wet.

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