Micro-Exfoliating Cleanser
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Brightens skin and removes dead cells.

This detoxifying cleanser gently exfoliates dead skin cells to brighten skin tone, treat acne and shrink pore appearance. 2% salicylic acid removes impurities and organic coconut oil hydrates and nourishes skin. For all skin types except rosacea and post-procedure skin.

6.7 fl oz / 200 mL
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  • Pollution: 2% salicylic acid at low pH accelerates exfoliation to remove dead cells, debris and pollutants from skin surface and pores.
  • Climate: 1% organic coconut oil hydrates skin that has been dried by climate, exfoliation, other products or hormonal factors.
  • Irritants: This sulfate-free formula won't redden or irritate skin or clog pores. Like all Dr. Loretta products, it's free of potential irritants including artificial fragrance, dye, parabens and phthalates.

Key Ingredients:

  • 2% Salicylic Acid: At low pH of 4.5, provides an accelerated micro-exfoliation of dead cells, stored pigment, debris and pollutants from the skin surface and pores.
  • 1% Cold Pressed, Extra Virgin Organic Coconut Oil: Provides antioxidant, antibacterial and hydrating benefits.

Active Ingredient: 2% Salicylic Acid

Inactive ingredients: Water (Aqua), Sodium Lauroyl Methyl Isethionate, Sodium Chloride, Glycerin, Cocamide MIPA, Salicylic Acid, Decyl Glucoside, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Cyamopsis Tetragonoloba (Guar) Gum, Glyceryl Caprylate, Citric Acid, Sodium Hydroxide, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Salix Nigra (Willow) Bark Extract, Glyceryl Undecylenate.

Massage onto wet skin, avoiding eyes. Leave on for one to three minutes for enhanced benefits. Rinse off thoroughly with 10 splashes of tepid water. Follow with a Dr. Loretta serum. Use AM and PM. Can be used on face and body.

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4.9 Based on 13 Reviews
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Olivia O.
United States United States

Seriously my favourite face wash!!!!

This is my favourite face wash. Not only does it remove my makeup, but it also exfoliates my skin and removes any build up and dry skin. Sometimes I leave it on for a few extra minutes and it literally feels like I got a facial when I rinse it off. I used to use drug store face wash, but this is soooo much better!! My skin has a healthy glow and I have found that I get less breakouts. Love this product and I highly recommend it!!

Merrie C.
United States United States

Sold! :)

I've been using this product for years. It keeps my skin from being flakey and I feel clean all the time.

United States United States


I'm 31 years old and have been battling cystic acne and whiteheads for the past year. Even the Tretinoin/Clindamycin combo prescribed by my dermatologist didn't eliminate it. I had high hopes for this cleanser, and it delivered! After three weeks, I have no actives and my overall skin texture is SO much smoother. I've found my new forever cleanser! >3

Jane C.
United States

Long time user of Salicylic Face Wash

I actually was a patient of Dr. Ciraldo about 25 years ago which was during my teenage years when I had pretty bad acne. I have been using this product since this came out and it’s gone through various packaging rebrands, but the quality of the product has stayed the same which is a plus in my book. This leaves my skin clean and fresh, and using this along with the micro peel peptide pads has basically let me stop my topical medication fo Benzaclin as long as you follow the directions! I feel that out of all the face washes I have used, it’s been the best in preventing and treating acne prone skin.


Great Product, Not So Great Packaging

This cleanser really works. It does a great job clearing blackheads and fighting off acne. My only concern is that the packaging might not be BPA/BPS-Free. It’s known that #7 plastics have the potential to be the most toxic. It is possible they are likely to leach contaminants into the product and are more difficult to recycle. Please use better packaging in the future.

Dr. Loretta

Hi Ally, we thank you for your feedback. Our cleanser bottles are made from a combination of BPA/BPS-free plastics – PP (polypropylene), EVOH (ethylene vinyl alcohol) and PE (polyethylene) – making them fully recyclable.