Cetaphil Dermacontrol Oil-Control Foam Wash Review

by Roshini D on July 23, 2013 · 15 comments

Cetaphil Dermacontrol Oil-Control Foam Wash

Hi all,

Today I’d be reviewing one of the best facewashes for oily skin. I have been a loyalist of TBS teatree facefash and Sebamed clear face cleansing foam for almost 7yrs now. While sebamed was a wonderful facewash I wanted to try something new and this time around I was suddenly suffering from severe acne, like really it was all over my face. My derma then asked me to try this face wash. Lets see how it fared.
Price:

INR 1600( I was really shocked seeing this kind of pricing for a Cetaphil product, while googling I found out that it retails for about $10 in America)
Cetaphil Dermacontrol Oil-control Foamwash

My experience with Cetaphil Dermacontrol Oil-Control Foam Wash :

This product comes in a white bottle with a purple pump. The packaging is quite sturdy and travel friendly. I have travelled with it and it hasn’t messed up the contents in my bag so far. The consistency of this is a bit on the runny side. U just need half a pump to cover your entire face. This is a pretty strong facewash so pls don’t go overboard with this else it will sting like hell.

Cetaphil dermacontrol oil-control foam wash (4)
The results of this facewash are visible almost immediately on patting the face dry. Now I have oily skin with visible pores and when I used this my pores were almost invisible unless I was trying to see them through a magnifying mirror. It keeps my skin oilfree for 4hrs+ in this humid weather. I have just used this facewash and left my house without even powdering my face with a compact and yet I couldn’t see any oily or greasy film on my face. Isn’t it great girls?

Cetaphil dermacontrol oil-control foam wash (3)

Also it has a mild baby product type smell, not Johnson’s, something else, I’m unable to locate it! And it works well on my acne too. Ever since I used this it has not only made my skin super supple but it has also prevented any new zits to come on my face. It has helped in subsiding my previous zits too. But it doesn’t work on scars, it doesn’t claim to either so I ain’t complaining.

Cetaphil dermacontrol oil-control foam wash (5)

Pros of Cetaphil Dermacontrol Oil-Control Foam Wash :

• Travel friendly packaging.
• Minimizes the appearance of pores.
• Stops formation of new pimples and subsides existing ones.
• Tightens skin and also keeps it supple at the same time.
• I like the fragrance.

Cetaphil dermacontrol oil-control foam wash (1)

Cons of Cetaphil Dermacontrol Oil-Control Foam Wash :

• Expensive.
• Pretty strong(Dry and combination skinned girls stay away from this).

IMBB Rating:

4.5/5

Would I recommend/repurchase Cetaphil Dermacontrol Oil-Control Foam Wash?

Well if your looking for something that works on your acne as well as your pores then look no further! But if you are just targeting your acne then go for the Sebamed one(It’s brilliant for curbing acne and retails at 1/3rd the price!)

 

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{ 15 comments… read them below or add one }

neha July 23, 2013 at 6:13 pm

wow havent seen them around i hope we get thm in chennai
this works in humid climate for u ?

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Roshini July 23, 2013 at 6:47 pm

Neha try at a few pharmacies I’m sure you’ll find it
And yes it controls oil very well even in this humid weather!

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Loveleen July 23, 2013 at 6:24 pm

I always wanted to try this one out too as its very famous in west, but unavailability is an issue.. Il try amazon.. very nice review..

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Roshini July 23, 2013 at 6:47 pm

Thanks loveleen :)

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Gowthami July 23, 2013 at 6:55 pm

I have combi skin… won’t try it.. NIce review *hifive* *clap* *clap* *clap*

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Roshini July 23, 2013 at 10:18 pm

*thankyou* gowthami

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NehaS July 23, 2013 at 7:52 pm

Hey
seems to be a nice product.. will ask my friend to bring it for me frm USA

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Roshini July 23, 2013 at 10:19 pm

you won’t regret it!

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sakshi s sircar July 23, 2013 at 7:59 pm

Hi Roshini! i too have extremely oily skin and i can so much relate to you on this. I have been using Neutrogena acne wash for 3 years and currently switched to FASH which my dermatologist recommended. I think i will check out cetaphil soon. Thanks for sharing!! :)

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Roshini July 23, 2013 at 10:20 pm

most welcome! :)

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Rati July 23, 2013 at 8:28 pm

not for my skin type but cetaphil products are just brilliant. :) Good review :)

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Roshini July 23, 2013 at 10:20 pm

*thankyou* rati :)

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Wafa Khan July 23, 2013 at 10:13 pm

this seems to be an excellent product since i have same skin type- oily, open pores, acne prone.. but price tag *headbang* *headbang* . I will continue with my sebamed.

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Roshini July 23, 2013 at 10:22 pm

having used both I’d definitely recommend u to try it!! it does wonders in minimising pores

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Mini July 23, 2013 at 11:16 pm

Seems to be a nice face wash. Right now TBS tea tree face wash is taking care of my skin very well,will keep this in mind coz v never know how acne attacks us again and again.As u said it costs 10$ *happydance* here, i will utilise dat price tag well . *powder*

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