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Nutritive Cleanser

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Nutritive Cleanser - Perricone MD

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Nutritive Cleanser - Perricone MD
Formulated with Dr. Perricone’s proprietary Alpha Lipoic Acid, this daily cleansing gel washes away surface impurities and makeup without drying the skin. Leaves skin looking radiant and perfectly prepared for treatment.
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    What It Is

    Formulated with Dr. Perricone’s proprietary Alpha Lipoic Acid, this daily cleansing gel washes away surface impurities and makeup without stripping skin of its natural oils. Leaves skin looking refreshed, radiant and perfectly prepared for treatment.

    What It Does
    • Ideal for normal to dry skin.
    • Non-drying, skin softening and conditioning.
    • Leaves skin refreshed and perfectly prepared for treatment.
    What To Expect

    Due to the science and compounds used in our products the feel and scent may vary.

    Texture

    Gel cleanser

    Consistency

    Lightweight

    Scent

    Fresh

    Key Sciences

    Alpha Lipoic Acid

    Scientifically formulated to help minimize the appearance of wrinkles and enlarged pores while improving the appearance skin texture.

    DMAE

    Scientifically formulated to help firm and tone the appearance of skin.

    Nutritive Cleanser Science

    Ingredients

    Alpha Lipoic Acid

    One of nature's most powerful antioxidants, it refines skin's texture and treats fine lines, wrinkles and enlarged pores.

    DMAE

    A powerful ingredient in the fight against loss of skin firmness, it delivers a lifted, contoured, more sculpted appearance.

    Ingredients

    Aqua (Water), Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Lauryl Glucoside, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, PPG-2 Hydroxyethyl Coco/Isostearamide, Dimethyl MEA (DMAE), Citric Acid, Sodium Chloride, Thioctic Acid (Alpha-Lipoic Acid), Disodium EDTA, Parfum (Fragrance), Benzophenone-4, Magnesium Aspartate, Zinc Gluconate, Copper Gluconate, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone.

    Application

    Application

    Dr. Perricone recommends gently massaging onto damp skin. Rinse with warm water. Use morning and evening. Complete your regimen with a Perricone MD treatment, followed by a moisturizer.

    Application Process

    Area

    Face

    Amount

    1-2 Pumps

    Frequency

    2x / Day

    Duration

    8 Weeks

    1. Dispense 1 to 2 pumps into palm of hands.
    2. Gently massage and lather onto damp skin.
    3. Rinse with warm water.
    4. Follow with a Perricone MD treatment and moisturizer.

    Q&A

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    • Q:

      I just have started to use this cleanser. Normally I cleanse and then use a gentle daily exfoliant. Is it ok to follow this cleasner with a exfoliant?
      Asked on 12/16/2015 by Jeanne from United States

      1 answer

      • Perricone MD Skincare Specialist

        A:

        Great question. It is absolutely ok to use with a daily exfoliant.

        Answered on 3/9/2016 by Perricone MD Skincare Specialist
    • Q:

      Really love this cleanser, use it all the time.
      I just wish it were packaged not in glass, but in plastic.
      Last week, my husband bobbled a bottle, it broke on the floor and I lost a half bottle.
      It's a little expensive to clean the bathroom floor with...
      Asked on 11/10/2015 by Tracey from San Francisco

      1 answer

      • Perricone MD Skincare Specialist

        A:

        Thank you for contacting Perricone MD.

        We appreciate your feedback.

        Please understand that after much negative feedback we received from our customers about the plastic packaging, there was a decision to revert back to our "classic glass" packaging to improve user experience. These changes were made simply to try and accommodate our customers' packaging requests.

        Have a nice day!

        Answered on 11/16/2015 by Perricone MD Customer Care Specialist from Perricone MD Customer Care
    • Q:

      Question-I have rosacea and I am African American (57 years old) and want to know if this is safe to use on my skin. My dermatologist has given me Metro Cream to use in the am and another in the am. What would you recommend for cleaning in am and pm?

      Thanks!
      Asked on 11/9/2015 by Charlotte the perfectionist

      1 answer

      • Perricone MD Skincare Specialist

        A:

        Great question!

        The Nutritive Cleanser is the cleanser we normally recommend to our clients with rosacea and in addition we also recommend the below treatments as well:

        High Potency Face Firming Activator
        Concentrated Restorative Cream
        Face Finishing Moisturizer

        Have a nice day!

        Answered on 11/16/2015 by Perricone MD Customer Care Specialist from Perricone MD Customer Care
    • Q:

      How to use the cleanser with water rinse?
      Asked on 11/9/2015 by Harrietta from Germany

      1 answer

      • Perricone MD Skincare Specialist

        A:

        Thank you for contacting Perricone MD.

        I recommend wetting your hands with water, then 1-2 pumps of cleanser in the palm of your hand, lather then wash you face and rinse with water.

        Have a nice day!

        Answered on 11/16/2015 by Perricone MD Customer Care Specialist from Perricone MD Customer Care
    • Q:

      Is this appropriate for someone who has mild rosacea?

      Thanks.
      Asked on 10/25/2015 by jom from SF BayArea

      1 answer

      • Perricone MD Skincare Specialist

        A:

        Great question!

        To help with the symptoms of rosacea the Nutritive Cleanser is what we normally recommend.

        If you are interested in other products recommended for Rosaea we also recommend these:

        High Potency Face Firming Activator
        Concentrated Restorative Cream
        Face Finishing Moisturizer

        Please visit our website for information on these products: www.perriconemd.com

        Have a nice day!

        Answered on 10/26/2015 by Perricone MD Customer Care Specialist from Perricone MD Customer Care
    • Q:

      I've been keeping this product in my shower which I didn't realize till now that I wasn't supposed to. The product now has a really weird smell. Does this mean it has gone bad? Is it still safe to use? I still have about half the bottle left so I would hate to waste it.
      Asked on 9/30/2015 by Eileen from Oregon City, OR

      1 answer

      • Perricone MD Skincare Specialist

        A:

        Great question!

        From what you have described it sounds like your cleanser may be spoiled.

        The cleanser will begin to have a strong foul odor and spoil if it is exposed to moisture.

        We always recommend keeping all Perricone products in a dry moisture free climate and at room temperature.

        I recommend discarding the unused portion and going forward please always store in a dry moisture free atmosphere; such as a medicine cabinet or dresser top.

        Have a nice day!

        Answered on 10/5/2015 by Perricone MD Customer Care Specialist from Perricone MD Customer Care
    • Q:

      Does the Nutritive Cleaner come in a larger bottle size like 12 ounces or larger?
      Asked on 9/22/2015 by karen from las vegas, NV

      1 answer

      • Perricone MD Skincare Specialist

        A:

        Thank you for contacting Perricone MD.

        Yes, the Nutritive Cleanser 12 oz. supersize is available on our website: www.perriconemd.com for $75.

        Please understand that all supersize products are specialty items and not always available because we often sell out quickly; however, it is currently available.

        Don't miss out, place your order today!

        Have a nice day!

        Answered on 10/5/2015 by Perricone MD Customer Care Specialist from Perricone MD Customer Care
    • Q:

      I'm over 55 and am trying to determine which cleanser would be best for me which cleaner would benefit me best. Plasma or Nurtitive? Although my husband says I look younger than someone my age, I have dropping upper eye lids, crows feet and some fine lines. I have deeper lined above my eye brows and in my forehead.
      Asked on 9/12/2015 by Teriyaki from Ukiah,CA

      1 answer

      • Perricone MD Skincare Specialist

        A:

        Thank you for contacting Perricone MD.

        You can't go wrong with either cleanser; both cleansers are phenomenal.

        Blue Plasma Cleansing Treatment
        A 3-in-1, no-rinse treatment that deeply cleanses as it gently exfoliates and conditions, leaving skin instantly radiant.

        Nutritive Cleanser thoroughly cleans skin and removes all traces of make-up. It is formulated to reveal a brighter and smoother skin surface and helps to minimize the appearance of enlarged pores. It leaves skin looking radiant and perfectly prepared for treatment.

        I hope this is helpful.

        Answered on 9/14/2015 by Perricone MD Skincare Specialist from Perricone MD Customer Care
    • Q:

      I want the 12 fl. oz pump of the Nutritive cleanser, not the 6 oz.
      I want the neuropeptide firming cream as well...but I have phoned you four times and you keep hanging up on me.....whats the problem.
      Asked on 9/1/2015 by ginnie from Illinois

      1 answer

      • Perricone MD Skincare Specialist

        A:

        Thank you for contacting Perricone MD.

        From what you have described it sounds like there may have been a bad connection when you called the Customer Service Department; however, we are happy to help and are available daily from 8:00 am - 10:00 pm (EST).

        Please feel free to give us a call at your earliest convenience: 888-823-7837

        Have a nice day!

        Answered on 9/3/2015 by Perricone MD Skincare Specialist from Perricone MD Customer Care
    • Q:

      Is Nutritive Cleanser or the Hypoallergenic Cleanser better to use if you have Rosacea?
      Asked on 3/16/2015 by MKA from Tampa, FL

      1 answer

      • Perricone MD Skincare Specialist

        A:

        Thank you for contacting Perricone MD.

        The Nutritive Cleanser is recommended for rosacea.

        I hope this is helpful.

        Answered on 3/17/2015 by Perricone MD Skincare Specialist from Perricone MD Customer Care
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    4.6

    (based on 147 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (119)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (14)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (3)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (6)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (5)

    91%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Smells great (83)
    • Leaves clean feel (65)
    • Gentle (59)
    • Improves skin texture (57)
    • Not greasy (51)

    Cons

    • Bad smell (12)
    • Doesn't remove makeup (3)
    • Dries out skin (3)

    Best Uses

    • Daily use (97)
    • Sensitive skin (57)
    • All skin types (30)
    • Combination skin (30)
    • Fine lines/wrinkles (27)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Brand buyer (47), Beauty conscious (38), Budget shopper (28), Survivalist / minimalist (17), Beauty expert (5)
      • Skin Type:
      • Combination (39), Normal (16), Dry (7), Oily (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Wonderful Cleanser for all

    This cleanse is great for everday use. It foams beautifully and has a soft baby powder smell to it. Takes off makeup and eye makeup.

    This cleanse is great for everday use. It foams beautifully and has a soft baby powder smell to it. Takes off makeup and eye makeup.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Changed after time

    First I loved the product. The smell wasn't horrible, it was really gentle, work great with my clarisonic and my face was improving. It doesn't remove mascara the way is supposed to,...Read complete review

    First I loved the product. The smell wasn't horrible, it was really gentle, work great with my clarisonic and my face was improving. It doesn't remove mascara the way is supposed to, even if you use regular mascara not waterproof . After a month the smell changed. It smells like urine. The cleanser is not in a hot place to change its chemical composition. Oh and one more thing, the pump is awful. It has problems since the second week I bought it. Not a great product after all :/

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    1.0

    Ruined my skin texture

    By Kate

    from Texas

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Pros

    • Leaves Clean Feel
    • Not Greasy

    Cons

    • Bad Smell
    • Dries Out Skin
    • Irritates Skin

    Best Uses

    • Oily Skin

    Comments about Perricone MD Nutritive Cleanser:

    I feel like I must be using a different product from the other reviewers here. I had a great skincare routine going with the Dr. Perricone citrus facial wash. My skin was moisturized and baby smooth thanks to that and my other products. I switched to this a week ago and my skin has completely changed for the worse. The texture looks and feels uneven. I keep noticing little dry patches, with an especially bad one on my chin. Even starting to see some fine lines since it's so dry. To top it off, the smell is overpowering like baby powder. I couldn't recommend this less. It does the opposite of the features it claims.

     
    5.0

    Just gave a bottle to my bff who was using dove soap !

    By Grandmother Deedee

    from Alabama

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Balances Skin
    • Leaves Clean Feel

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone Skin
      • Combination Skin
      • Oily Skin

      Comments about Perricone MD Nutritive Cleanser:

      I used it as a skeptic as I am 60& thought I'd seen everything. I am an addict and use it 2-3 x a day as we have high humidity and I still can have breakouts. Not anymore and I have added the pore minimized system The cost is minimal when it is all factored out. The products last !

       
      4.0

      I will continue to use this cleanser again & again

      By Robie

      from Santa Rosa ca

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types
        • Combination Skin
        • Daily Use
        • Dry Skin
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about Perricone MD Nutritive Cleanser:

        This has been my favorite cleanser for several years & I have yet to find a better cleanser than this one. I have tried several top brand cleanser & nothing remotely compares. It's gentle on my skin & leaves my skin clean, glowing but never dry! I'm looking forward to trying the neuropeptide cleanser.

         
        5.0

        Great way to wash your face

        By Grace22

        from Texas

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types

          Comments about Perricone MD Nutritive Cleanser:

          This product is my favorite. Leaves your face smooth, skin feels wonderful.

          (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Seems to really work

          By MsBeach

          from Eastern Shore, MD

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Dry Skin

            Comments about Perricone MD Nutritive Cleanser:

            I use this daily in the morning. It feels good going on and I smooth it around a couple minutes. It feels like it is doing something good to my face, like tightening it. It feels very clean and smooth after I rinse it off. I have tried other cleansers, but this one seems to make my face feel and look better.

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