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Nutritive Cleanser

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Nutritive Cleanser - Perricone MD
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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. Read More
$ 45.00 40.50
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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

Provides ultimate firming benefits to skin beginning to lose elasticity; enhances facial contours and delivers a "lifted," tightened, and toned appearance to the skin; diminishes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

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

Provides ultimate firming benefits to skin beginning to lose elasticity; enhances facial contours and delivers a "lifted," tightened, and toned appearance to the skin; diminishes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

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.

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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

    • Staff Reviewer

      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

    • Staff Reviewer

      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

    • Staff Reviewer

      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

    • Staff Reviewer

      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

    • Staff Reviewer

      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

    • Staff Reviewer

      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

    • Staff Reviewer

      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

    • Staff Reviewer

      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

    • Staff Reviewer

      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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Nutritive Cleanser
 
4.6

(based on 199 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (162)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (7)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Smells great (114)
  • Softens skin (84)
  • Soothes skin (81)
  • Non-greasy (78)
  • Lightweight (77)

Cons

  • Bad smell (15)
  • Irritates skin (5)
  • Not effective (4)
  • Doesn't remove makeup (3)
  • Dries out skin (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (142)
  • Sensitive skin (74)
  • Fine lines/wrinkles (42)
  • Enlarged pores (32)
  • All skin types (30)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (69), Brand buyer (48), Budget shopper (28), Survivalist / minimalist (27), Beauty expert (9)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (65), Normal (31), Dry (14), 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.

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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

I am returning this product due to smell

By Jo

from Orlando

About Me Minimalist

Verified Reviewer

Pros

    Cons

    • Bad Smell

    Best Uses

      Comments about Nutritive Cleanser:

      As I am sensitive to smell and allergic to perfumes, this baby powder smell stays for a long time. One use and I was done

      • Skin Type:
      • Normal
      • Age:
      • 45-59
       
      5.0

      I would buy it again

      By Nana

      from San Jose,CA

      About Me Minimalist

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Moisturizes
      • Non-Greasy
      • Smells Great
      • Softens Skin
      • Soothes Skin

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Uneven Skin Tone

        Comments about Nutritive Cleanser:

        Love it

        • Skin Type:
        • Combination
        • Age:
        • 30-44
         
        3.0

        Nutritive Cleanser

        By KellyG

        from Washington

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Moisturizes
        • Softens Skin
        • Soothes Skin

        Cons

        • Heavy
        • Irritates Skin
        • Not Effective

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Nutritive Cleanser:

        I am 57 and still have oily skin and clogged pores. This cleanser didn't make my clogged pores worse, but it didn't help it since it dryed my skin out (even burned a little). The pump that comes with this product is unpredictable, I found it unuseable. I really like other Perricone products and was hoping the cleanser would be a great addition! While this product may work for some, I'm debating the return of it.

        • Skin Type:
        • Combination
        • Age:
        • 45-59
         
        5.0

        I've been buying this product for a long time. Just love it!

        By None

        from Ny

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Pros

        • Non-Greasy
        • Softens Skin
        • Soothes Skin

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about Nutritive Cleanser:

          I use this product every day,morning & night

          • Skin Type:
          • Combination
          • Age:
          • 60+
           
          5.0

          "Face"tastic product

          By Mel

          from Atlanta

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Moisturizes
          • Non-Greasy
          • Smells Great
          • Softens Skin
          • Soothes Skin

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Enlarged Pores

            Comments about Nutritive Cleanser:

            I decided to try this program even though I had read a couple reviews that were against the smell of this product. I don't know what those people are talking about because I thought the fragrance was clean and fresh. In fact, that's one of the best things about it, I think. Very lightweight and great product. I love the way it makes my skin feel after I wash my face. It removes my make up and pollution from the day. My face is never dry or sticky. One of your best products. I've been recommending it to everyone I know.

            • Skin Type:
            • Combination
            • Age:
            • 45-59
             
            5.0

            I will always use this!

            By Always updating

            from Michigan

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Moisturizes
            • Non-Greasy
            • Smells Great
            • Softens Skin
            • Soothes Skin

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Redness/ Blotchiness
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about Nutritive Cleanser:

              This is the greatest cleanser out there. I have used several cleansers from all companies available pretty much and nothing compares to this cleanser. I love it!

              • Skin Type:
              • Normal
              • Age:
              • 45-59
               
              5.0

              Love this cleanser!!

              By Perricone Luver

              from Northern California

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Pros

              • Lightweight
              • Moisturizes
              • Non-Greasy
              • Smells Great
              • Softens Skin
              • Soothes Skin

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about Nutritive Cleanser:

                I took a chance the first time I ordered Nutrive cleanser. I absolutely Love, Love, Love it! I am a senior on a limited income and was just introduced to Dr Perricone's products about a year ago. I love the lightness of the pre empt series and just began using the Hydro serum. Wish I could have found his products years earlier! Nutrive is not drying and has a lovely light fragrance. Fell in love with it the first time I used it. Please give it a try........think you'll love it too!

                • Skin Type:
                • Combination
                • Age:
                • 60+
                 
                5.0

                Very pleased

                By Susan

                from Indianapolis

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Softens Skin
                • Soothes Skin

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

                  Comments about Nutritive Cleanser:

                  I use this morning and night I love how it makes my skin feel

                  • Skin Type:
                  • Normal
                  • Age:
                  • 60+
                   
                  5.0

                  Gentle and effective

                  By MK

                  from CT

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight
                  • Non-Greasy
                  • Smells Great
                  • Softens Skin

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Sensitive Skin

                    Comments about Nutritive Cleanser:

                    I love the fact that this removes eye make-up without irritating my eyes; it leaves my skin feeling soft and clean.

                    • Skin Type:
                    • Combination
                    • Age:
                    • 30-44
                     
                    5.0

                    Cleanest most nutrient cleanser ever!!

                    By Ski Mom

                    from Colorado

                    About Me Minimalist

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Lightweight
                    • Smells Great
                    • Soothes Skin

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use
                      • Sensitive Skin

                      Comments about Nutritive Cleanser:

                      No matter how dirty I am, this cleanser cuts through it and makes my face & neck feel amazing! And I love all the wonderful ingredients that don't strip away my natural moisture!

                      • Skin Type:
                      • Combination
                      • Age:
                      • 45-59

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