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SEPHORA COLLECTION Precision Pore Cleansing Pad

What it is:A flexible silicone pad that gently massages the face and helps deliver deeply clean, radiant results.What it does:This tool uses tiny bristles to invigorate the skin and effectively clean pores, helping to exfoliate and soften the skin.
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Question
Better buy - Pore Pad or Complexion Brush?
Which is a better buy for $5 the Sephora Precision Pore Cleansing Pad or the Sephora Face Complexion Brush? Or should I invest in both?

I wear mineral makeup daily and need something gentle enough on my face to remove buildup and keep my skin clear.
asked 3 years, 11 months ago
bondra12
(Washington, DC)
on Precision Pore Cleansing Pad
15 answers
Answers
answer 1
I have and use both regularly. I use the pad in the morning when I need a refresher type clean, and the brush at night when I remove my makeup.
answered 7 months ago
RebeccaRKane
(New Brunswick, Canada)
answer 2
I find this really gentle... too gentle. But I have pretty resilient skin. If you have sensitive skin, the pad would be better for you, I'm sure.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
kimmber
(Madison, WI)
answer 3
I have used both - the brush for years, and now the pad for a month or so. Prior to using this, my complaint was that the brushes would break quite easily, and if in a humid environment (I like to travel to warm places, some of which automatically turn off the air when you leave the room) would not dry out completely between uses. Initially, I thought the pad was very rough and harsh compared to the brush. Now that I've been using it more, i do agree it is better at exfoliation, and my skin is smoother afterwards. It doesn't feel as harsh now, so I think your skin does get used to it. Also, I've noticed a very minimal, but real, decrease in size of my pores. I bought this on a whim to get free shipping and glad I bought this. I have not used my brush since receiving this. If you're on the fence, I think $5 is worth a try.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
mmtt
(san francisco, ca)
answer 4
The Pad! I've used both. The brush doesn't even come close.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
jerseygirl81
(hoboken, NJ)
answer 5
I was wondering the same thing, but I ended up opting for the Precision Pore Cleansing Pad. And I love it!! It never makes my skin feel dry (even though I use it daily), and it's soft/ flexible enough that it's really gentle while still giving you an awesome clean. I haven't tried the brush, but the cleansing pad is definitely a worthwhile purchase!
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
foxy314
(St. Louis, MO)
answer 6
I haven't tried the brush, but I have found this gentle enough for my sensitive skin; yet, still effective.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
sara11981
(Brooklyn, NY)
answer 7
Having used both, I'm partial to the Cleansing Pad.It's gentle, easy to keep clean, and provides exfoliation and deep cleansing.

The complexion brush is nice, but I've noticed that it gets dirty pretty easily especially if you use the brush to remove your makeup. (The makeup builds up on the brush bristles which could cause you to break out more often..)

But, since there isn't a price difference in either, I'd say try them both out and see which one you end up liking the most. Both are good and will thoroughly cleanse your face but one's more prone to getting dirty than the other...
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
nals
(San Jose, CA)
answer 8
I would go with the pore pad. I like mine; it really seems to deep clean.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
daisy346
(Lancaster, PA)
answer 9
I bought both & hated the brush. I would go with this one.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
trian
(Salt Point, NY)
answer 10
It's a personal choice. I don't like the complexion brushes at Sephora. I think they are too soft. The pad is soft but gives a little more scrubbing action. I would suggest you first use a makeup remover pad or makeup remover oil to just remove the makeup and then use the pad w/ your cleanser to wash your face. The pad nor the brush is designed to be a one shot all in one makeup remover and cleanser, it will be a two step process w/ either one
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
anjepanje
(raleigh,nc)
answer 11
I like the cleansing pad. The brush has to long of bristles and is too rough of the face for me.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
babymurr
(San Diego, CA)
answer 12
They both work well, but the pad is considerably more gentle than the brush. I found the brush scratched my face a little bit. So, both tools being effective, it depends on how sensitive your skin is and how vigourously you want to exfoliate.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
autumngirl1977
(Edmonton, Canada)
answer 13
I wear mineral makeup as well. Start with an exfoliating cleanser like Philosophy Micro Exfoliating Cleanser. Massage with your hands. Then use the pad with your normal cleanser. Face should be wet and only a small amount of cleanser will do.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
gemini107
(Sciota, PA)
answer 14
Pore pad.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
mdenisem
answer 15
I've used both and I prefer the cleansing pad with a gentle exfoliating cleanser.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
cnylady
(Syracuse NY)
Question
Can I find this in stores?
I need to make a trip to Sephora to get this and a few other things. Do they have this in most stores? I have one in a mall, and one in a JCPenneys near me. The one in JCP is A LOT smaller than the one in the mall. I have never seen them there before but I have never looked for them.
asked 3 years, 7 months ago
britani
(Nashville, Tennessee)
on Precision Pore Cleansing Pad
12 answers
Answers
answer 1
We suggest using out 'Find in Store' feature on our website or contacting your local Sephora Store to confirm inventory. Thank you.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
melissabt
answer 2
They are located in the section with all the Sephora brand tools (brushes, clippers, etc.) If not, I would call before and ask, if this is all you're looking for!
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
dscmorena
(Long Beach, CA)
answer 3
I know it is available at the Augusta, Georgia store!
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
sharlad
(Grovetown, GA)
answer 4
They have them in stores.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
inpaperclouds
(Seattle, WA)
answer 5
Yes ! there is this cleanser call the L’Oreal Skin Expertise Go 360 Clean Deep Facial. and it comes with the same scrub like the sephora one up there. its like a dupe and they look exactly the same. its a drugsstore brand too. personally i think the l’oreal one is better because its the same price plus you get a cleanser. but you could just get the pad alone at sephora. :)
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
chubbybunnyism
(Cleveland,TN)
answer 6
Sephora sells this item at the store.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
galeval
(Chicago, IL)
answer 7
I haven't see these in the JCPenny Sephora
but they will always offer to order any products they don't carry in store, plus they don't charge you for shipping.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
miss12
answer 8
Yes, I bought mine at a store. I got it in that section where they sell little make-up brushes and tweezers and what not.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
bunasta
(Apple Valley, MN)
answer 9
Specifically call both the JCP store and your Sephora stores. Both stores should carry it in their tools section but always be sure by calling ahead. Sometimes when I went to the main Sephora store I didn't find any of these brushes, but it was because they did not restock them yet. So also remember to ask one of the employees in case they just ran out in the front.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
faithfulsephos
(Seattle, WA)
answer 10
yes I bought it in stores
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
iamsam3
(Boulder, CO)
answer 11
We recommend calling the store directly to confirm product availability. Please visit our store locator on Sephora.com for contact information. Thanks!
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
answer 12
I think you should go to the regular sephora. that's where I got mine. the jcpenney stores don't carry a lot of products.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
quick82
(irvington, nj)
Question
Cleansing Pad+Brush vs. Ultimate Dual Exfoliating Face Brush?
After reading all comments from all three pages I was wondering which would be a better buy but I'm still skeptical as to what choice to make because I need a product that would help me clean my face other than using a cleanser and water...buying the brush separately with the pad does save money compared to buying the dual face brush...but which one would actually work better?
asked 2 years, 11 months ago
blueskyy27
(Queens, NY)
on Precision Pore Cleansing Pad
12 answers
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answer 1
Thanks to everyone who answered my question...I ended up buying the pad and brush because it was more economical...and found it to be more useful than that dual brush...and yes its very thick!!!! I agree that the pad is bendable/flexible enough to clean around the face...its a bit slippery but its better to handle compared to the dual brush...for a few months I have used the pad to do my daily facial cleaning and the brush when I have to wash my face to remove my makeup...I would definitely recommend these two products!!!
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
blueskyy27
(Queens, NY)
answer 2
I think if you really want to clean your pores or give a really good scrub use the brush.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
kreview
answer 3
I haven't used that exact tool but others like it. The brush for me seemed great at first but would make my dry skin worse over time. I think they sell a small face brush separately. You could do one now then one later. I love the Precision Pore Cleansing Pad and for $5 you can't go wrong
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
redfangirl
(Denver, CO)
answer 4
If your going to have both, it's best to keep them separate for cleaning purposes, since they are made of two types of materials
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
lizygalva
(Virginia Beach, VA)
answer 5
To be honest, I would say go for the dual brush to have both tools in one. If you are looking at saving money then purchasing them separately.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
naturalbeauty85
(Atlanta, GA)
answer 6
I would recommend this cleansing pad over any other. It's incredibly easy to clean and the handle is actually a suction cup, making it perfect for the shower or facing up near your sink ( I hate the idea of something like this potentially laying face down on a shelf in the shower or on a counter). It also cleans better than any other product I've ever used.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
leigh23
(Washington, DC)
answer 7
If you have a chance, check out the dual brush in the store. I was going to buy it until I actually saw it (I had read the reviews, but now I know what they mean) - it is thick! I can't imagine using it on my face. I didn't measure it, but I would guess that it's an inch thick, not including the bristles. Once I saw it in the stores, I bought the pad (I was already using the brush). From an ease of use and value standpoint, I would definitely go with the separate brush and pad.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
mmtt
(san francisco, ca)
answer 8
I bought this pad and a small brush separately, instead of the combined version, and I love them! I definitely recommend them! Much easier to use as a single pad, where you can get the curves of your face more, rather than stuck on the opposite side of a brush!
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
skullster
(Kansas City, MO)
answer 9
You would definitely need a cleanser and water with the Precision Pore Cleansing Pad. I haven't used the other thing, but I can tell you that this wouldn't be something you could use without a cleanser and water.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
charitylynn
(Houston, TX)
answer 10
I'm a stage performer, so I have to wear A LOT of make up. Washing my face with just cleanser and water never does the trick, I can still see traces of foundation left on my skin when I dry my face. However, once I started using this cleaning pad, it's the first time I've ever seen my face completely clean. You'll still have to use a make up remover for your eyes, but this does an amazing job of taking all your make up off with just the pad and cleanser.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
ladysheeva
(Los Angeles, California)
answer 11
Personally, I prefer the cleansing pad.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
fleurdlish
(New Orleans, LA)
answer 12
I would say to buy the pad because with the dual one you can't get in certain smaller areas on your face, than if you got the pad that is way more flexible and can go into tighter spots.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
beautyangel24
(Parker, CO)
Question
Will this help clogged pores/blackheads?
asked 3 years, 9 months ago
Anonymous
on Precision Pore Cleansing Pad
12 answers
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answer 1
It depends on your skin type. It helps boots exfoliation and allows you to get a deeper clean.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
melissabt
answer 2
Yes, possibly. It would depend on the cause of the break out. If the break is caused by residue left by ineffective cleansing then most likely yes.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
juley
(Portland, or)
answer 3
its really helped my pores since i bought it, about a week before christmas. they definiteky look much smaller and not as noticeable :) i'm not sure about black heads though
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
carolineee21
(Toronto, ON)
answer 4
I think this is a nice and more gentle alternative to using a scrub. I don't know if it will take away blackheads but it makes my skin feel nice and smooth after using it with my cleanser and it isn't as harsh as alot of the scrub type applicators out there.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
timbergirl
(Roper, NC)
answer 5
Yeah, I noticed an improvement in my blackheads. They're still there, but they are smaller and less noticeable!
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
cosmicvespa
(Santa Barbara, CA)
answer 6
I have not seen dramatic results (i've been using it for 3 days) but it'll have to wait! Try the larger dots near the bottom. Get it thought because it won't hurt and it does make your skin softer!
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
ilovechoomakeup
(New York, New York)
answer 7
yes, I do think it does help, especially how the soft bristles can gently clean pores...
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
chrissywissyboo
answer 8
I am not sure about clogged pores, but I have been using it for about 3 weeks and have noticed a decrease in redness around my nose area. It definitely feels like my skin is cleaner.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
ctfoster
(Novato, CA)
answer 9
i have not noticed any difference in my blackheads since i only use my cleanser with this.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
zerninja
(new york)
answer 10
Yes,it will help with both. And it's easy on your face because the pore pad itself is so soft,yet effective!
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
smokeyeyez
(Big Bear City,Ca.)
answer 11
I have seen a slight reduction in blackheads but it is not a miracle worker, because blackheads are caused by bacteria and no pad will fix that.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
krs1o
(New Haven, CT)
answer 12
I have been using it for 10 days and it hasn't.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
andrelia
(Vancouver, BC)
Question
Could this potentially help me with my acne?
Well if I clean my pores with this, would it be cleaner, and so my face would have less pimples? Or is the product mainly for softening and cleansing skin? Thanks!
( I don't have very many pimples, just three or four)
asked 3 years, 3 months ago
girliegal
(Salt Lake City, Utah)
on Precision Pore Cleansing Pad
12 answers
Answers
answer 1
I haven't noticed a difference.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
kimmber
(Madison, WI)
answer 2
it helped clear up my acne, so yeah, give it a try. it's only five dollars, so why not?!
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
lilyflower248
(New york, new york)
answer 3
definetely! it's very gentle so i won't harm you on your blemishes and will help you unclog your pores gently . this is more for an everyday use . use a scrub every twice or one a week . i already have blemishes and this works really good on me :)
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
angelliss1
(montreal)
answer 4
Yes, This is so much better to use instead of your fingers with all of the bacteria! The tiny gelly bristles will get deep in your pores for a so much better clean!
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
clp123
(Belmont,NC)
answer 5
yes it can be used for clearing up pimples but i suggest your try 360 clean cleansers you can buy them at most drugstores they come with the cleanser itself and this little pore pad the whole kit is around $5 too
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
papelaa
answer 6
I have a small amount of pimples, and I don't find that it helps get rid of them, but it helps get my face wayyyy cleaner, which is helping get rid of the zits quicker.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
love2shop2much
(Lafayette, LA)
answer 7
I have acne prone skin. I find that this has helped. Using it as a part of my regimen has made a difference. The exfoliation also makes the pores look smaller and my skin "tighter". My face has looked better overall. Definitely recommend it.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
boogieism
(NJ)
answer 8
I have BAD acne on my cheeks only and this cleansing pad has really helped with lessening the break-outs. This helps to keep your skin clean, which in turn helps prevent break outs in the long run.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
thatonegirl1021
(Irvine, CA)
answer 9
you'll still get pimples so long as you sweat, wear makeup etc but with this it WILL clean out your pores. I wash my face twice a day using this each time and i have yet to have a break out. I've only been using it a week and I can tell a huge difference. Just remember to wash with warm water, rinse with cold water. My pores clog in the worst hard to reach place, my nose and around my nose. Everything I used couldn't bend to gently reach the area to clean it instead of inflaming it. If you use the small area of this cleaner with those bigger "bumps" it's a little more solid and abbrassive so just be mindful that using that end may irritate after scrubbing too hard.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
missfifilopez
answer 10
It seems to help my cleanser work deeper into my skin, but I have not noticed a change in my acne since I started using it.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
julieannku
(Ann Arbor, MI)
answer 11
I don't have problems with acne but I do have periodic breakouts, and oily skin. I've only used this product for a week or so, and I've seen that the one pimple I have on my face now has cleared up a lot faster than normal since I've been using the pad. I think those nubs help to stimulate the skin, bring better circulation to the face, and it can really get into those tough to reach spots(corner of the nose) and clear out the pores. I also use less cleanser and my complexion is a lot brighter. Good luck, and I hope I answered your question!
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
chefgee
(Suburban Essex County, NJ)
answer 12
It helps keep my skin clean by getting off the deaf skin and any extra makeup. It really buffs out my skin and I haven't had any new pimples pop up since I started using it.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
katieray
Question
Does this product need to be used with another cleanser?
As in conjunction with another cleansing product to be effective
asked 4 years, 3 months ago
mochapanda
(Upper Darby, PA)
on Precision Pore Cleansing Pad
11 answers
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answer 1
Personally I use it with a cleanser sorta like a tool to get more out of my cleanser.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
supercoolstephy
(Nashville, TN)
answer 2
It is meant to be used with your favorite facial cleanser.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
laurmc
(Salt Lake City, UT)
answer 3
Yes, this is used with your regular cleanser; it's a method of delivery, not a cleanser in and of itself.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
SToffolo
(Ottawa, ON)
answer 4
Yes. just pour the cleanser onto it.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
niccimill
(San Francisco, CA)
answer 5
This product can be used with any facial cleanser to your liking. choose a cleanser that works best for you and the pad will work its magic during the cleansing process.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
AlexJack
(Gainesville, FL)
answer 6
I use this product with a gentle cleanser, like Cetaphil. It's what my dermatologist recommends for my skin.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
ziolablu
(STL, MO)
answer 7
This can be used with any facial cleanser and rinses clean afterward.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
Meitza
(Bonita Springs)
answer 8
Of course it is only a soft plastic pad you definitely need a cleanser
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
maille
(Brooklyn, NY)
answer 9
Yes, it is just the silicone pad. You need to apply cleanser to it and use in a circular motion on your skin.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
figpox
(Columbus, OH)
answer 10
I use it with the Clean and Clear foaming face wash. But any face wash will work!
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
PinkTanya7
(Clearwater, FL)
answer 11
This can be used with any cleanser you currently use. I have used mine with both liquid and powder cleansers. I just moisten the pad a squirt a little cleanser directly on.
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
OctGrl
(Pennsylvania)
Question
What is the utility of the short bristles?
The soft bristles are great whit a cleanser, but the big short one ? Why are they there? For a massage?!?!?!
asked 3 years, 7 months ago
brunette26
on Precision Pore Cleansing Pad
11 answers
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answer 1
yes it massages your face while it deeply cleanse your pores like an scrub. I highly reconmmend this product bc its better then a cleansing massage brush.
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answered 3 years ago
chubbi
(Lowell, MA)
answer 2
The larger bristles worked wonders around my eyes and along my brown-bone. Leaving them feel refreshed after a long day of staring at computer screens. I also found them to be helpful in the chin area, so basically the bone structure of the face.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
beeag
(Milwaukee, WI)
answer 3
it's kind of massaging and gently exfoliating. it actually make you clean your skin a bit deeper but yet very gently :) . ( I'm using it every day twice a day since ... 6 mounths :) i reeeally really like it )
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
angelliss1
(montreal)
answer 4
The short stubby ones are there to be more abbrassive. I use that end on my forehead, cheeks and chin to kind of make those pores open up a little better bc those areas it's not as easy to remove blackheads/oils etc.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
missfifilopez
answer 5
IMO the bigger bristles would be a deeper cleansing.. I don't really use it though..
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
siren325
(Queens,NY)
answer 6
I used the short ones as a gripper for when I'm going around my nose
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
julieannku
(Ann Arbor, MI)
answer 7
Yes
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
galeval
(Chicago, IL)
answer 8
I usually put my cleanser in that part, and use it to spread the cleanser around my face. Then i use the smaller bristles to really get it into my pores.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
kaylin3
(Grand Haven, MI)
answer 9
The pad contains two sections, one with the short bristles, the bottom with bead type bumps. The bumps I initially thought were for massaging use but do not cover enough area to be of significance. Therefore, the bumps aren't meant to actually do much but to add convenience when you wash your face. You hold the suction cup between two fingers then you can also place your thumb on the bump section. This makes things much easier to clean so you can get deeper down into your pores with more control.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
faithfulsephos
(Seattle, WA)
answer 10
There is only one length to the bristles; they are there to cleanse the pores. On the bottom part of the cleansing pad is a group of circular textured dots, there are there as a grip for the thumb so that you will not drop the pad as more soap foams up.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
pandorasbox
(new york, ny)
answer 11
I'm guessing, but I think its supposed to rev circulation?
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
spitfire720
(Bayonne, NJ)
Question
Size
What is the approximate size of the cleansing pad?
asked 4 years, 1 month ago
sandranne
(Los Angeles, CA)
on Precision Pore Cleansing Pad
11 answers
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answer 1
The pad measures 2-1/2 inches by 2 inches, and the stubby handle stands about 3/8 inches (little less than 1/2 inch). Hope that helps!
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
trixter
(Boston, MA)
answer 2
It's only about 2½ inches tall by 1½ inches wide, which makes it a teensy bit difficult to hang onto. They've included a knob-like protuberance on the back but even with that, it's still mighty slippery once it gets wet.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
shoesandbags
(Reno, Nevada)
answer 3
Its a 2 by 1.5 inch oval.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
bit23
(Portland,OR)
answer 4
5cmx3cm
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
dui113
(Richmond BC)
answer 5
I would say approx. 2 1/2 inches across
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
erinmariebella
(Tampa, FL)
answer 6
It's about 3" - fits in the palm of your hand and has a little nub on the back to grip between your fingers.
answered 4 years ago
AngHope
(Boston, MA)
answer 7
smaller than the palm of your hand. egg sized. (a flat egg, that is)
answered 4 years ago
Steph0722
(Columbus, OH)
answer 8
Maybe like 4-5 inches tall and 3 inches wide? super thin, very flexible. Suction cup/handle on the back. It easily fits in the palm of your hand.
answered 4 years ago
Anonymous
(TN)
answer 9
It's about the 3"x4". It fits nicely between your fingers. Very good buy
answered 4 years ago
hylyfe
(Toronto, On)
answer 10
It's about an inch and a half long...maybe two inches. It's relatively small...easy to use on the face.
answered 4 years ago
mbaby
(MA)
answer 11
The length is about three nickles next to each other and the width is about two nickles next to each other. IT doesn't seem so big, but it really does a good job cleaning and exfoliating. While it is flexible and bendable, the size makes it perfect for getting to where your nose and cheek meets.
answered 4 years ago
mangosong
(Forest Hills, NY)
Question
uses
can this be used before applying self tanner to exfoliate? I was thinking of using this instead of just exfoliating with a scrub.
asked 3 years, 2 months ago
beachxblondie61
(DE)
on Precision Pore Cleansing Pad
11 answers
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answer 1
I would say no. It's very soft and I would think you would want something a little stiffer to exfoliate with. This pad is more of a massager and pore cleanser, not an exfoliator.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
charitylynn
(Houston, TX)
answer 2
It's a pretty good exfoliater but nothing beats using a facial scrub. However, I think it's good enough to use before using a self-tanner.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
ladysheeva
(Los Angeles, California)
answer 3
It would clean all the pore bits, but this is not exfoliating at all for "the big grits". I would still exfoliate to ensure even results. You can never be too careful with self tanners!
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
sweetbean
(Bethlehem, PA)
answer 4
It is not scrubby enough to be effective as an exfoliator before self-tanning. It is only lightly exfoliating on the face, and would hardly make a difference on the arms or legs. Even a washcloth would exfoliate better. I really think a sugar & oil scrub is ideal for your purposes.
answered 3 years ago
emilyinkailua
(Kailua, HI)
answer 5
I wouldn't use it for that. I don't think it's strong enough. Besides it's pretty small and gets super slippery when soaped up. Better stick to a buff puff.
answered 3 years ago
veecat
(Southern CA)
answer 6
Yes
answered 3 years ago
ajablue
(San Jose, CA)
answer 7
It seems to do a pretty good job of exfoliating my face. I'd think you could use it before applying self-tanner, yes.
answered 3 years ago
alienchangeling
(Huntsville, AL)
answer 8
I personally would not use this as an exfoliator. This pads bristles are not firm enough to be used as an exfoliator...
answered 3 years ago
caskaslyrik
(Escondido, CA)
answer 9
this is more gentle than a scrub, kind of a gentle exfoliating pad for everyday .. but before a tan , i recommend a scrub, but you can use this everyday .. i personnaly use it every night and day, it make my skin soft and my cleanser more effective . ( i have sensitive skin )
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
angelliss1
(montreal)
answer 10
I did a VersaSpa spray tan recently and used this to exfoliate my face, but I also used this with a scrub instead of a usual cleanser for extra-exfoliating power. Worked great!
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
whitneybanker
answer 11
i personally use this with my cleanser as a scrub and, in my opinion, it works great. i've not ever used this befoe putting on a self tanner though but it should help it go on better. either way, for $5 what do you have to use.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
colorqueen02
(McKinney, TX)
Question
DOes this have any trace of latex?
I really love this product. But in the last couple weeks sice I have started using it I have had a huge amount of deep welting/ acne on my face. Mostly in the area underneath my eyes and on my chin. I do have a latex allergy and was wondering if this product might have traces and is really effecting my skin.
asked 3 years ago
interdesignmsu
(Troy, MI)
on Precision Pore Cleansing Pad
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
Did you by chance change your cleanser or any facial product (in exception of adding this into your regime)? If you have not I would discontinue use. The product could either contain your irritant or be produced in an area where the irritant is present. Also your skin just may have a sensitivity to this type of deep clean which may not subside. If you are set on wanting to use this type of product try building up gradually using a few times a week during just the night-time, then progressing to daily just at night time and hopefully morning and night once your skin seems fine with the usage. If you find your skin is still reacting badly, discontinue use. There are some other exfoliating brushes on the Sephora website and some budget-friendly ones produced by Sephora! Give those a try if all else fails! Best of luck.
answered 9 months ago
KHEEMMXIII
(Toronto, Canada)
answer 2
Not sure about the latex. If it is bothering you maybe use it less often in those areas.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
theirfen
(Frisco, TX)
answer 3
This is silcone based, not, latex. As it is silicone based, it can't absorb any of your cleanser, so you may be using too much, and not rinsing well enough. I find I need very little cleanser.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
leb58
answer 4
Just best avoid it.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
kreview
answer 5
I have latex problems to but not with this!
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
peazadora
(la ca)
answer 6
I'm sorry that I not know your answer for sure but it is listed as a Silicone pad. Did you start using another product at the same time? I have sensitive skin but no known allergies. I find that when I make too many changes to my skin care routine or use too many things my skin reacts like that. I really hope you find your answer, good luck.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
redfangirl
(Denver, CO)
answer 7
I thought it was only silicone but there is a possibility there could be latex. I don't have the packaging to check for sure. You might be able to do a search and verify if silicone in general is made using latex. If what you are experiencing is not a regular breakout, than it probably is an allergic reaction. You might want to take it back to the Sephora store and ask for a refund and show them why you need it. Hope your skin gets better.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
lizygalva
(Virginia Beach, VA)
answer 8
It says its silicon. What I would suggest is seeing a dermatologist for the welting concern. Maybe you should try switching to an extra mild cleanse. I use clinique's extra mild facial soap with its extra quenching moisturizer.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
naturalbeauty85
(Atlanta, GA)
answer 9
If this product was made from latex, you'd be able to smell it. Also, I was told by the store that this was anti-bacterial, meaning the material has no pores, making it possible to sterilize the pad. Latex is porous, and would not be something you can sanitize. The pad is most likely made out of silicone, which is non-porous and usually safe to use with latex allergies.

If you are breaking out a bit more after using this, I believe you might have sensitive skin and it could be an after effect of being too rough on your skin. That, or your skin becomes more susceptible to break outs when the pores are open and clean. I'd suggest using a good oil-free moisturizer EVERY TIME after you wash your face. Also, splash your face with cold water when you're done rinsing so you can close your pores.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
ladysheeva
(Los Angeles, California)
answer 10
No latex that I can tell, maybe it's cleaning so well that all the grit is coming to the surface. Alternatively it could be irritating your pores into swelling and breaking out. Only you can tell whether or not this looks the same as you latex allergy, but I would think a contact latex reaction would be more hive-y and a breakout would be whiteheads. But like I said, only you know how your allergy presents itself. .
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
sweetbean
(Bethlehem, PA)
answer 11
yes its might contain latex consider its made from silicone but also disinfecting it might make a big difference. Cause sometimes make- up residue might build up on the pad if not thoughly cleanse.
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(Lowell, MA)
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