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Smart Dual Action Exfoliator


Smart Dual Action Exfoliator

What it is:A facial exfoliator with two textured creams in one jar.What it is formulated to do:This smart exfoliator effectively cleanses and lifts away dead skin cells with two targeted products. The white gel gently scrubs and exfoliates the face; the special green cream, for the T-Zone, exfoliates while providing a deep cleansing effect to the forehead, nose, and chin. Ideal for combination skin, this product leaves the face with a glowing radiance without feeling tight.What it is formulated WITHOUT:- Parabens- Sulfates - Phthalates- GMOs- TriclosanWhat else you need to know: Together in one jar, these creams eliminate dead skin cells and impurities without irritating the skin.
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Questions & Answers for SEPHORA COLLECTION Smart Dual Action Exfoliator

Question
Can this product be used without water?
asked 3 years, 6 months ago
Anonymous
(San Francisco, CA)
on Smart Dual Action Exfoliator
11 answers
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answer 1
You will need water to rinse it off your face..:)
answered 3 years ago
txdogmom
(Kemp,Tx)
answer 2
No- it's an exfoliant face wash/mask you need to rinse off
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
Anonymous
(Naples, FL)
answer 3
If you remove it with a damp cloth, that would be fine, but you definitely need water or else I think it would leave a film on your skin.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
drgnfire26
(Marshall, MI)
answer 4
no
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
lookinggoodat40
(Dallas, Texas)
answer 5
I use it with no water, that's the correct way of using exfoliators, then you rinse with water.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
mmerlin
(Miami, Fl)
answer 6
I use this on my skin when its dry, then rinse with warm water.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
graminator
(northwest indiana)
answer 7
Nope. You need water to rinse with after you exfoliate.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
katies6
(Orlando, Florida)
answer 8
I don't think this would work well without water, and you definitely need it to wash away the cleanser.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
stephstl
(St. Louis, MO)
answer 9
I think it could be used without water initially (water to rinse only) as the exfoliators are gentle. A tiny bit of water would probably help it interact with your skin better though ...
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
outofsugar
(Seattle, WA)
answer 10
No, you really need to rinse it off with warm water.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
gdeb
(Taylorsville, KY)
answer 11
It's recommended that you rinse off the product with warm water after using it. Unless you have another way of rinsing off the product off your face.

In the long run though, you do need water. You can't just simply wipe it off.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
perseus
(Jersey City, NJ)
Question
Does this product gets rid of small, clear bumps on my face?
I have been looking at the Beauty Advice page, and there was a girl that recommended getting a facial scrub to get rid of dead skin cells.

i was wondering if it would get rid of the small clear bumps on my face (mostly on my cheeks)
asked 3 years, 7 months ago
zerninja
(new york)
on Smart Dual Action Exfoliator
10 answers
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answer 1
check with your dermatologist first, depending on the bumps you could possibly make it worse. if you've just got dry skin (with no sensitivity) then give this a try, or ask for a sample if you can make it into a store
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
lmmarti
(Grand Rapids MI)
answer 2
No.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
sabbeeeeee
(Boise, ID)
answer 3
This is great for getting rid of the scaly dead skin on my cheeks. It also helps get rid of my blackheads and some of my smaller pimples that pop up on my forehead.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
minjalina
(Dallas, TX)
answer 4
I know what you mean! I get those too. Exfoliating a few times a week can help eliminate dead skin cells and smooth your skin texture. This product definitely helped me with any bumps caused from clogged pores or dry skin. Give it a try!
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
drgnfire26
(Marshall, MI)
answer 5
i am not sure,,, sorry I could not help.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
lookinggoodat40
(Dallas, Texas)
answer 6
I think this may help - I have some roughness on my cheeks, which I wouldn't quite call bumps, that it does help with.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
stephstl
(St. Louis, MO)
answer 7
I think this product is probably too gentle to remove bumps already on your face. However I think over time it will do wonders for keeping your skin free of built up dead skin cells.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
outofsugar
(Seattle, WA)
answer 8
I have been getting professional microdermabrasion for 9 years and that is one thing I highly recommend to everyone. I have searched for a product to carry-over until the next 'micro' and this Smart Dual Action Exfoilator is not it. dr..brandt microdermabrasion exfoliating face cream has been my choice.
It is expensive so if you can get a sample do give it a try.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
beansisme
(Joliet, Illinois)
answer 9
I think it would. It us a gentle exfoliator, but if you use the green (t zone side), it is a little more intense. I had bumps on my face too. I bought the clarisonic mia (so worth the price) and it has cleared up my face. I use it with the exfoliator for a more intense scrub. Just had a facial and the woman told me my skin was amazing. Had never heard that in my life! Good luck
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
katzmom
answer 10
I get a really rough feeling texture to my skin if I don't exfoliate. The small clear bumps on your face could be related to an allergy of some kind so I would be careful about using an exfolient. Check with your dermotologist. For me, this products smoothed out my rough dead skin on my face, but I didn't have bumps to smooth out.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
lokahi
(Santa Barbara, CA)
Question
How can I incorporate this into my skincare regimen?
asked 3 years, 2 months ago
islandbombshell
(Chesapeake, VA)
on Smart Dual Action Exfoliator
8 answers
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answer 1
I use it a couple days a week in the shower in the morning after I wash my face--the container is very cumbersome in the shower tho.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
lmmarti
(Grand Rapids MI)
answer 2
Use 1-2 times per week before you use your normal cleanser. I would suggest getting your face wet before using. Also be sure to restore moisture to the skin by using and oil-free lotion.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
leslieatosu
(Columbus, OH)
answer 3
I use it as directed
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
sabbeeeeee
(Boise, ID)
answer 4
use this exfoliator twice a week, or once a week. after cleansing the face with your favorite cleanser apply the white part then the green part and scrub those dead skin cells away. then pat dry and apply a moisturizer! hope this helps!
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
garibay91
(New York)
answer 5
I think an exfoliator needs to be used on an individual basis--once a week, once a month..., I think it depends on the time of year, your skin sensitivity, your daily environment, daily activities. Depending on your skin type I would try once a week and see how your skin reacts, try doing it in the AM for a lovely invigorated face ready for the day! I use it once-twice a week especially in the summer months for that extra scrub from the hot humid weather or a little extra scrubness when I'm breaking out with blemishes! In the winter I don't need to scrub as much--you want to keep the oils and natural moisturizers going, but also scrub the dead cells away periodically. So that doesn't really help, but--pick a day, scrub it, love it, and you'll fund your own exfoliating path.......enjoy the smart scrub!
answered 3 years ago
katebensley
(Champaign, Illinois)
answer 6
I personally use it once or twice a week either in place of your regular cleanser, or in addition to your regular cleanser. Because I have oily, acne prone skin I use it twice per week, then use toner and follow up with my regular moisturizer.
answered 3 years ago
thischick
(Charlotte, NC)
answer 7
A little dab will do! As with any exfoliator you don't need to use it everyday, at best 2-3 times per week. You control what you use in the jar, not to mention it prepares your skin for any products, serum or moisturizer you may follow with. I mix my skin care (loyal to one or two brands) this item was a much welcomed addition!
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
kdiev
(Virginia Beach, VA)
answer 8
We recommend applying the Sephora Collection Smart Dual Action Exfoliator at least once a week and right after cleansing. We hope this answers your question!
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
Question
can this product only be used on the face?
I was sold this product by a saleswoman when I bought a self tanner. I want to exfoliate my whole body before I put the tanner on. Can I use this? Or should I return it for something different?
asked 3 years, 1 month ago
ruaball
(philadelphia,pa)
on Smart Dual Action Exfoliator
7 answers
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answer 1
I use this all over my body...I just ordered 2 more...a little goes a long way :))
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
sobejeweled
(Escondido, CA)
answer 2
This is an awesome exfoliator I think you could definitely use it before self-tanning.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
sweetsandrianna
(Toronto, ON)
answer 3
It is an average product...
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
sabbeeeeee
(Boise, ID)
answer 4
I was not over joyed about the product, but I will use it up!
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
sabbeeeeee
(Boise, ID)
answer 5
only good on the face. think of it as this way...there are stuff out there for everything. you wouldn't use a body cleanser for your body on your face. or body lotion on your face, same applies to these products. the exfoliater is great only on the face and was made for the face used anywhere else on the body might cause a reaction. try buying a body scrub at sephora those are really good! bliss has good ones! hope this helps !
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
garibay91
(New York)
answer 6
There is no reason you could not use this product on the rest of your body, but why not try a less expensive alternative exfoliator or heck even a good loofa and your fav body gel and save the good stuff for your face, not that your body isn't worth it too? Keep the product for your face, it is really nice, but to do your whole body you'd use it up in one fell swoop, it does seem a bit over kill. I'd pick a good apricot/walnut scrub for your legs, arms, etc. if you need a scrub.
answered 3 years ago
katebensley
(Champaign, Illinois)
answer 7
You definitely need a physical exfoliator like a sugar or salt scrub. Or even an exfoliating mitt would be better. Using this on your whole body would be impractical and useless.
answered 3 years ago
gommiebears
(Chicago, IL)
Question
Safe during pregnancy?
Hello, I love this product but am wondering if it is safe to use while you are pregnant? Thanks!
asked 2 years, 6 months ago
mazielin
on Smart Dual Action Exfoliator
1 answer
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answer 1
The best thing to do is show the ingredients and instructions to your doc. to double check, but it doesn't seem like there's anything dangerous in there.
See what the ob/gen has to say...
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
nyaxa
(Toronto, Ontario)
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