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Phelityl Pre-Cleansing Oil

$55.00 6.8 oz

Pre-Cleansing Treatment

Phelityl Pre-Cleansing Oil

$55.00 6.8 oz

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Description

Prepare the skin for effective cleansing. Phelityl Pre-Cleansing Oil penetrates pores to dissolve trapped oils, impurities, and makeup on contact. When combined with a cleansing bar, this treatment oil creates a conditioning lather which improve the epidermal barrier and maximizes the cleansing process. Phelityl indicates Erno Laszlo's unique moisturizing complex with a pH level nearly identical to that of the skin, which maintains the fatty acids essential for skin function.

Cleanses: Dissolves trapped impurities deep within the pores.
Conditions: Formulated with 13 essential oils to promote clean, healthy skin.
Soothes: The non-comedogenic formula nourishes the skin.

Ingredients

What It's Formulated Without
Phthalates, Parabens, Petrolatum, and Sulfates

Ingredients:

Paraffinum Liquidum (Mineral Oil/Huile Minerale), Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Parfum (Fragrance), Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Anthemis Nobilis Flower Oil, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Corylus Americana (Hazel) Seed Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil, Aleurites Moluccana Seed Oil, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Taraktogenos Kurzii (Taraktogenos Kurzii Seed Oil), BHT, Tocopheryl Acetate, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopherol, Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate, Bisabolol, CI 40800 (Beta-Carotene), Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Benzyl Alcohol, Benzyl Benzoate, Benzyl Salicylate, Citral, Citronellol, Coumarin, Eugenol, Geraniol, Limonene, Linalool.

How to use

Gently massage a generous amount in small circular motions on dry skin. Message over face and jawline to open pores and trap dirt and makeup on the face. Follow with your Cleansing Bar to complete your bespoke Double Cleanse Ritual, for clear, balanced skin.

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    This is a great product. I have been using it for 3 years now to double clean with the mud soap. I don't break out any more. It does a great job of getting the makeup off and in combination with the mud soap does not dry up the skin. Also, the bottle lasts more than six months even though I use 10-12 drops each time to clean my face.

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    I have been using this product for many years and it's a favorite which I include in my daily skin regiment. This oil is amazing in keeping my especially my eye area well moisturized preventing age lines and wrinkles. It cleans away makeup and has a wonderful, natural scent. I will continue to use it for many more years to come. Bravo Erno Laszlo!

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    I am so grateful to Dr. Laszlo for this amazing line of products that have helped keep my skin ageless! I started using Laszlo products when I was 20 years old, at that time I had to set up a private appointment with a Laszlo Beauty Consultant to get the ritual I needed for my skin. It is the best thing I have ever done for myself!!! It motivated me to keep my skin healthy and to learn to keep healthy inside and out!

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    I have used this product for close to 50 years. I was 'clocked' at the original institute when I was 14 years old to help eliminate acne issues' that conventional medical science could not help. I am 64 years old, and am usually guessed at being in my mid 40's - and at times even younger. Follow the ritual, stay out of the sun, age gracefully.

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    I have been using this product for 45 years and I absolutely love it. My skin looks terrific for my age. I just wish there were more retailers in CT that carried the products. Don't be turned off by the price of these products. They last a long time. You can end up spending more money on cheaper products as the don't last as long and your skin will not look as good. Get on board with Laszlo you won't be sorry.

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    The closest thing to the Dr. Laszlo original, this is still, in my view, the best pre-cleansing oil in the Erno Laszlo line. The newer pre-cleansing oils are unique and cool as well, but in my opinion, the experience this original oil delivers to you in the cleansing process is superior. If you use hot water and your cleansing bar, the unique emulsion lather that is generated is extraordinary. Your skin ends up super clean, hydrated, and also replenished through the splash technique. Classic and fantastic.

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    I have been using this oil pre-cleanse in conjunction with the Sea Mud bar for 6 months now (just finishing up my first bottle) and the results are amazing. I've had sensitive, oily, acne-prone skin since I was a teenager with only short-term positive results from any other "system" or side-effect-riddled prescription. Within a week or two the oiliness subsided, dry patches disappeared, and my regular acne breakouts became less frequent. After a little over a month, my breakouts completely disappeared. Six months into it my face is completely clear and I am getting non-stop compliments. Over the winter I used the oil in the morning and at night to combat dryness when I cleansed. Now that it's summertime, I only use it at night to clean off makeup, sunscreen, etc. Sometimes I'll also leave it on at night 30 min to an hour for a deep treatment that leaves my skin GLOWING before going to bed. My mother used this line in the 80's for the same problem and said it was life-changing- she's almost 60 now and her skin looks like cashmere. Here I am 30 years later and Erno Laszlo still delivers the same results. Find your ritual (it MATTERS, everyone is different), stick to it, and your skin will look healthy, balanced, and beautiful!

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    This IS a wonderful product! I was skeptical at first about putting oil on my combination skin, but used before the cleansing bar, this works beautifully. First of all, it has the most wonderful aroma! It feels lovely on my skin as I massage it in a little bit, then produces rich lather with the White Marble or Sea Mud bar. I get a wonderfully clean face and smell beautiful for hours! When I use the toner afterwards, I never find a trace of dirt or makeup left, just clean. I used these products years ago and stopped because they are pricey, but I've returned now because my skin is getting more and more sensitive and hasn't liked anything I've used for ages. This is great stuff!

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    In the 1970's I had a horrible reaction to cosmetics. The dermatologist I went to recommended Erno Laszlo to help repair the damage. At that time you had to be a "member" and carry an O'clock card with you so that you could buy the items you needed. You did not buy anything except that which was programmed for your skin. Once I started the regimen I would have women come up to me and peer at my skin saying it "looked perfect" and how did I do it? The cleansing oil is one of the items I still use. Over the years the ingredient list has changed a bit but it still remains effective and with the same wonderful feel and scent that reminds me I am using "Erno Laszlo" skin care. Erno Laszlo oil is a must have item for me. It helps my skin stay healthy and clear and calm.

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    I am new to EL and see myself being a lifetime devotee. The products work, it's that simple. Once I was used to the ritual, it takes only 3-5 minutes and I find myself looking forward to my beauty time. This oil removes mascara, foundation, brow pencil, etc. Using this oil feels like a luxury for your face and combined with the cleansing bar has left my face feeling better than it has in months!

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    Love the feel and aroma of this oil, feel it lifting the heaviness of the days work away. Loving the start of my new cleansing regime, followed by phelityl soap bar and the C 10 night cream and the décolleté cream, I really need a recommendation for my sun spots.

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    This the cornerstone of my Laszlo routine. Laszlo was the first skin care program I ever bought when I was 19. I then spent 25 years trying everything under the sun. I was rushing to an appointment in SOHO when i happened upon the institute. It\'s gorgeous and the staff is amazing. If you\'re in NYC you have to stop in. I was given an oil and cleansing bar sample. After three days back on the Laszlo cleansing routine I could see a glow in my skin I hadn\'t seen for decades. Back with Laszlo for life.

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    This oil is a must in order to experience that spa treatment during the Erno Laszlo cleansing process. I love this oil used in combination with my phelityl soap. My skin feels wonderful afterwards! 1

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    Im actually a slightly oily skin type, but on occasion my skin feels uncomfortable and stripped. I started including this in my skin care regimen a couple times a week and was pretty impressed with the results. My skin looks and feels completely different than the days without it. I love the way it smells too. Totally shocked because at first I hadnt even considered using this product.

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    I was a bit hesitant at first when I started years ago using Erno Laszlo about putting oil on my face as a cleansing agent, but in combination with the sea mud soap, it\'s a luxurious cleansing experience. A deep clean from the Phelityl oil followed by a wash with the sea mud soaps leaves my skin feeling clean without being stripped. A must for a deep clean.

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    I love using this to take my makeup off with before using the soap, I let it sit on my skin for a few minutes and then the soap and splashing begins. I also love the scent it seems to calm me.

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    I was clocked at I. Magnin in La Jolla California in 1975 they use to have a men's clock i was a 7:00. I have loved the pHelityl oil and could not live with out it i still use it as part of my night time ritual even though i am now a 1:00. Love the new packaging.

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    I have been using Laszlo products on and off for over 20 years. After a long hiatus, I am again using the line. When I started using Laszlo years ago, I was a true 3:00--Extremely oily with active cystic acne. Now, to my great surprise, I am between 12:00 and 1:00. Never did I think that my skin would be anywhere near normal. My Laszlo consultant recommeded I use the pHelityl Pre-cleansing Oil and Sea Mud Soap, followed by Light Controlling Lotion. Going on my third week now, my pores have shrunk and my skin looks so much healthier. No matter how crazy things are around me, the cleansing step affords me a little bit of luxury twice a day.

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    I have just started using EL products and am in love. My skin is very dry and damaged, the change I've seen is amazing. The Phelityl Pre-Cleansing Oil is wonderful, it deeply cleans and prepares my face for the rest of my cleansing ritual. My pores have shrunk and my skin is so soft now, thank you EL.

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    This pre-cleansing oil works like a charm! I never ever thought that putting an actual oil like this on my face would work so well butnit does and without any breakouts!

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    This review is for the Active pHelityl Oil (I'm assuming the formula now named pHelityl Pre-Cleansing Oil is the same, unchanged product). I love this oil! It removes all traces of makeup and gives my skin what I consider an extra boost in moisture. Works perfectly with the Sea Mud soap to create a prefect dual action cleansing routine. Love it - please don't ever change!

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    it's magic!

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    My mother, also a Lazlo user, introduced me to the product when I was 19. At that time, I had acne, so the oil, special soap, and light controlling lotion were my products. As I grew older (and lost the acne), I have continued to use the Lazlo products, switching soaps as my skin changed. Now I have been diagnosed with sinus cancer and have had surgery and am now having radiation. I continue to use the oil and the soap, as approved by my radiologist. He says the products are good for my face

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    Active Phelityl Oil really prepares my skin in preparation for washing it with Active Phelityl Soap. That combination has kept my skin beautiful. People always remark about the condition of my skin. They ask why I don't have wrinkles!

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    I almost did not buy this product for fear of clogged pores but thank heaven I did. Morning and night, I massage the oil into my face and then wash with Phelityl Soap. My skin is much softer and clearer since I started using the oil. My pores appear smaller, just about invisible and wrinkles are less noticeable. Active Phelityl Oil clears away all traces of make up. It is a "must have" for individuals with normal to slightly dry skin. I am a believer!

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    I've been using laszlo products now for 30 years!
    They've worked great and my skin looks beautiful.

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    At age 56, I recently purchased the line of Laszlo products because I was ready for a "change" after reading a recent article in "Town & Country". I began by removing my makeup with the Active Phelityl Oil ... followed by the Sea Mud Soap. My skin felt so truly clean, yet not stripped at all. Very gentle and very effective. I highly recommend these products!

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    This product is more moisture than oil on my skin! I love the fragrance and the way the product caresses my skin...

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    I have used Active Phelityl oil and soap for 20+ years and am grateful every day for the products. Nobody believes that in a few months I'll be 70.

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    I love the way this oil evens out the soap that is used with it. I always feel "in balance"

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  • Hi, Basically i got Erno Laszlo pre-cleansing oil as a Christmas gift. However i am really unsure of how to use it. I read the instructions which was not really informative . I suggested i should use the oil, then the bar. I got just the cleansing oil and i really don't know if i should use it after i was my face or before. Is the bar like a soap that is used to was off the oil after application? Can i just use the oil without the bar? I am so confused. It smells really nice and i do want to use it so please get back to me as soon as possible. Thanks.

    Hi Joy, It is recommended for the best results to use the pHelityl Oil with your prescribed cleaning bar. Prepare the skin for effective cleansing. Phelityl Pre-Cleansing Oil penetrates pores to dissolve trapped oils, impurities, and makeup on contact. When combined with a cleansing bar, this treatment oil creates a conditioning lather which improve the epidermal barrier and maximizes the cleansing process. Phelityl indicates Erno Laszlo's unique moisturizing complex with a pH level nearly identical to that of the skin, which maintains the fatty acids essential for skin function. Cleanses: Dissolves trapped impurities deep within the pores. Conditions: Formulated with 13 essential oils to promote clean, healthy skin. Soothes: The non-comedogenic formula nourishes the skin.

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  • Is there a difference between active phelityl oil and straight phelityl oil?

    Hi Robyn, They are the same item. The new name is the pHelityl Oil.

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  • Can this oil be used to remove sun creams? Can I use it every day?

    Hi Orange, The pHelityl Cleansing Oil can be used everyday with your pre-scribed cleansing ritual.

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  • Is the pre-cleansing oil suitable for people with a slightly oily skin personality if used with the sea mud cleansing bar? The idea of penetrating my pores and maximizing the cleansing process is appealing to me, but I just want to make sure I am using the proper products for my skin type while getting maximum results.

    Hi Whitney, It is not recommend to use the pHelityl Pre-Cleansing Oil for Slightly Oily Skin. The Sea Mud Deep Cleansing Bar removes impurities and exfoliates for soft, smooth skin. This 97% natural exfoliating black soap dramatically improves the overall quality of your skin with therapeutic Dead Sea mud. Exfoliates: Refines complexion and removes dead skin cells for more radiant skin. Stimulates: Improves circulation and motivates natural skin regeneration. Cleanses: Removes dirt, blackheads, impurities and makeup without stripping skin of natural oils. The Light Controlling Lotion reduces surface oil and refines skin to eliminate dullness. A quick sweep prepares the skin for moisturizing by gently exfoliating and tightening the pores to even the skin texture for fresh-face results. • Hydrates: Natural humectants attract and bind moisture to the skin. • Refines: Works on skin's surface to tighten pores. • Calms: Anti-inflammatory botanicals relieve irritation and stimulate tissue repair.

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  • Can I use the sea mud soap directly without applying Pre-Cleansing Treatment before hand?

    Hi Joyce, It is recommend to use the pHelityl Pre-Cleansing Oil because it removes impurities of the skin which clog the pores. If you are a 1:00 Slight Oily skin then you can omit the oil. If you are a 12:00 Normal/Combination the oil is recommended to use. Our products work synergistically.

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  • I just bought the pre-cleansing treatment and wanted to be sure to use the oil before I use the white marble soap?

    Hi Christina, When using the White Marble Treatment Bar omit the oil.

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  • I noticed when I took the skin personality test the suggestions for my night ritual did not include the pre-cleansing oil. Is this correct? Do I just use the cleansing bar?

    Hi Celeste, What skin type did the Personality Skin Diagnosis Test say you were?

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  • Hello! I wanted to know if this could be followed by the Anti Blemish Beta Wash instead of the Sea Mud bar? Or would it be too harsh on my skin?

    Hi Raisa, US the Anti Blemish Beta Wash without the oil.

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  • I have used the oil after washing my face as a moisturizer as well. My face glows but I was wondering if it is safe to leave the oil on or does it have ingredients that have to be washed off?

    Dear Jet, Thank you for contacting Erno Laszlo. I am happy to help with your question about pHelityl Pre-Cleansing Oil. The pHelityl Oil is used for pre-cleansing to take out the impurities and toxins of the skin. Use the prescribed am & pm moisturizer to get the full benefits of the cleansing ritual that was prescribed for you. All the products work synergistically. I hope this helps, but if you need further assistance or would like to place an order via telephone, please call us toll free at, 1-888-ELASZLO (352-7956) between the hours of 9a.m. and 5;30p.m., EST, Monday – Friday to speak to one of our Skincare Experts who will be happy to assist you. Just a reminder, our online store, ErnoLaszlo.com is always open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Have a great day, Sue Customer Service Rep Beauty takes commitment, not a miracle. Dr. Erno Laszlo

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  • Did the formulation of the cleansing oil change during the re-launch or is it as Dr. Laszlo formulated ?

    Dear Julia, Thank you for contacting Erno Laszlo. I am happy to help with your question about the pHelityl Pre-cleansing Oil. The pHeltiyl Pre-cleansing Oil formulation did not change. I hope this helps, but if you need further assistance or would like to place an order via telephone, please call us toll free at, 1-888-ELASZLO (352-7956) between the hours of 9a.m. and 5;30p.m., EST, Monday – Friday to speak to one of our Skincare Experts who will be happy to assist you. Just a reminder, our online store, ErnoLaszlo.com is always open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Have a great day, Sue Customer Service Rep Beauty takes commitment, not a miracle. Dr. Erno Laszlo

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  • Does this pre-cleansing oil work with any cleansers? You reference a bar cleanser but I am hoping it works with any cleanser.

    Hi Gina, The products of the Erno Laszlo cleansing rituals are to be used together, because they work together so the skin becomes PH balanced.

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  • Can I do my splashing in the shower?

    To receive the full benefits of splashing, you should always perform your 30 splashes in a sink or basin that holds your treatment water. By splashing in the shower, you lose the many benefits of the treatment water.

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  • I recently began my Erno Laszlo Ritual. Why am I experiencing breakouts?

    During the first few weeks (or even months) after you begin practicing your skin care Ritual, inevitable skin changes will occur. Some people experience increased dryness, sometimes flaking. Others see an increase in oiliness and may experience breakouts. Erno Laszlo rituals are deeply cleansing, pulling out dirt and toxins deep within the pores, which can at first cause a breakout. Be assured that this is a period of transition that all of our clients experience before achieving our shared desired result: clean, healthy-looking and balanced skin.

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