Complex 15 Therapeutic Moisturizing Face Cream



Overall rating: 4.3 / 5
(based on 81 reviews)

Recommended by 81% of visitors

Average price: $7.50

Brand: Complex 15



Most helpful review

By MtnBikeBlondie, Redondo Beach on 06/28/2010
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I love this stuff! It completely calms my skin when it burns after the regimen. It's also very light under make-up. My boyfriend said it also helped with his razor burn..

Pros:
  • Soothes skin, doesn't cause breakouts, reduces dryness caused by regimen, contains no parabens, lanolin or mineral oil.
Cons:
  • Not available everywhere, small bottle doesn't last very long.

209 out of 351 people found this review helpful

Ingredients

Water, Capric/Caprylic Stearic Triglyceride, Glycerin, Squalane, Glyceryl Stearate, Propylene Glycol, PEG 50 Stearate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Dimethicone, Glycol Stearate, Myristyl Myristate, Stearic Acid, Carbomer, Magnesium Aluminium Silicate, Diazolidinyl
Urea, Lecithin, Sodium Hydroxide, C10 30 Cholesterol/Lanesterol Esters, BHT, Tetrasodium EDTA.

Items marked with red have tested a 3 or above (out of 5) in comedogenic (pore-clogging) testing.

The list of ingredients above is provided for informational purposes only. Always check the actual product label in your possession for the most accurate ingredient information due to product changes or upgrades that may not yet be reflected on our web site.

Where to buy

Complex 15 Therapeutic Moisturizing Face Cream - 2.5 oz (Pack of 3)
updated: 04/17/2014 04:11 UTC
$14.47
Complex 15 Therapeutic Moisturizing Face Cream - 2.5 oz
updated: 04/17/2014 04:11 UTC
$4.86

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Member reviews

         
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Wonderful all around. I switched to this from cetaphil and my skin cleared within a week! It keeps my skin soft and works well under makeup.

Pros

  • great consistency, doesnt make my skin oily, no breakouts!

Cons

  • No spf, but clear skin is worth staying out of the sun.
  • moderate
  • for a few months
  • $ 6
  • I recommend using this product/treatment.





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this stuff did wonders for my skin. but now in the spring and summer, it is EXTREMELY oily to the point where even my guy friends asked me why my face is so oily. SO embarasing... a greasy SLIME especially after u sweat. its amazing how shiny and oily this makes ur skin. i recently switched to cerave and the slime was gone overnight.

Pros

  • works well, doesn't break you out

Cons

  • EXTREMELY oily/ greasy shine!! expensive, hard to find
  • for about a year
  • $ 7
  • I do not recommend using this product/treatment.





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I love this product's gentleness on my acne prone chin area. My regime is wash with "Spectogel for sensitive skin", apply "Complex 15", and then, the last step, apply BP 8% to problem area. "Complex 15" is very light, and it penetrates the skin quickly. I only wait a few seconds before applying my BP 8%.

Someone suggested in a previous review that the USA version of "Complex 15" is different than the Canadian. I tested both, and found absolutely no difference. It's cheaper in the USA though.

Complex 15 is so light I use it around my eyes too.

Pros

  • Extremely gentle, non-fragrant

Cons

  • The very light texture is only a con for me during the cold, dry Canadian winter. Something a little richer would last longer.
  • $ 5
  • I recommend using this product/treatment.





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Don't know why, but this gives me big, cystic zits. Sorry to rain on the review parade, but it really messes my skin up, and I've used the process of elimination to ensure that it is this--it is.

Pros

  • portable container

Cons

  • breaks me out every time
  • for a few months
  • I do not recommend using this product/treatment.





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Thank God for the internet where I have found the best product for my still oily, and sensitive skin again. I will now be purchasing Complex 15 by the half dozen to stockpile so that I NEVER have to suffer again!

Pros

  • I have been using this moisturizer for over 15 years when it was recommended by my dermatologist as I suffered from adult acne in my late 30's. It is light and dissolves easily. I remained faithful all these years. Could only find it at CVS until...

Cons

  • CVS recently stopped carrying it. They seemed to have replaced it with Ceptaphil's new moisturizer, which I was forced to buy, when I couldn't find my old standby. I find Cetaphil's mositurizer to be sticky and bad for my sensitive skin.
  • $ 7.29
  • I recommend using this product/treatment.





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Great moisturizer at a fantastic price. Contains phospholipids which keep skin moist and balanced. I use the Jan Marini Bioglycolic cleanser, Dan's BP and the Complex 15 moisturizer. This combination is highly effective for me and keeps any sort of acne at bay. I am almost 40 years old and people think I look like I'm in my 20's. They comment on my "beautiful" skin. After years of having acne/oily skin with many trips to the dermatologist and trying so many prescriptions that never worked, I have finally found success with these three over the counter products. I only wish it hadn't taken so long to figure this all out!!!

Pros

  • Provides excellent moisturization; does not irritate or cause hyper-sensitive skin to redden; price is fantastic; makes face feel smooth as silk; found at local drugstore (CVS); fragrance free; hypoallergenic; noncomedogenic

Cons

  • Can't think of any!
  • for a few months
  • $ 6.99
  • I recommend using this product/treatment.





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I can't believe I had never heard of this wonderful product before, or how much money I had wasted on other expensive creams in the past. I have rosacea, and extremely dry/sensitive skin, and after using it for ONE WEEK (seriously, that's it so far) my skin looks so much better.

Pros

  • No smell, great consistency, extremely affordable.

Cons

  • Not available at Walgreens or CVS.
  • for about a week
  • $ 6.99
  • I recommend using this product/treatment.





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  • for a few weeks
  • $ 6.99
  • I recommend using this product/treatment.





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Buy it! (I'm 52 and love it.)

Pros

  • Works well, like the feel of it ... not greasy. Doesn't take much of it to work

Cons

  • A little pricey, but worth it.
  • $ 6.99
  • I recommend using this product/treatment.





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Go get it!! Especially if you have a combination oily skin. I used to have an extremely shiny face during the day, but those days are over...thanks to Complex 15!

Pros

  • Complex 15 feels very smooth after application on skin. No smell.

Cons

  • I found this product a bit pricey for its size; however, in some discount store you may find it. There, I bought it for half price. ($3.00)
  • for a few months
  • $ 3
  • I recommend using this product/treatment.