Offers superficial dermal peeling that is gentler than other alpha hydroxy acids.
The molecular weight of mandelic acid is 152.1 daltons which is larger than other alpha hydroxy acids (glycolic acid is 76.0 daltons, for example). This larger size allows mandelic acid to penetrate the skin more slowly which in turn makes it very gentle and suitable for all skin types including the most sensitive skin. You don't need a concentration of more than 10%, because then you would simply be achieving an indirect peeling strength that is more easily offered through lower percentages of glycolic acid.
ph 3.50-3.70 | Alcohol-Free | Oil-Free | Silicone-Free | Nut-Free | Vegan | Gluten-Free | Cruelty-Free
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HOW TO USE: Apply once per day, ideally in the PM. Can be diluted with other treatments to reduce strength until skin develops tolerance.
Avoid contact with eyes. If irritation persists, discontinue use and consult a physician. Use only as directed. Contact of the product with the skin must be of limited frequency or duration.
Sunburn Alert: This product contains an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that may increase your skin's sensitivity to the sun and particularly the possibility of sunburn. Use a sunscreen, wear protective clothing, and limit sun exposure while using this product and for a week afterwards.
Propanediol, Aqua (Water), Mandelic Acid, Glycerin, Dimethyl Isosorbide, Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer, Tasmannia Lanceolata Fruit/Leaf Extract, Pentylene Glycol, Polysorbate 20, Sodium Hydroxide, Ethylhexylglycerin, 1,2-Hexanediol, Caprylyl Glycol.
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Processing Time: 1-3 Days.
Shipping Time: 2-10 Days.
Receiving Time = Processing Time + Shipping Time
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Smooth, hydrated skin very gently. I use in the pm almost every day. I layer with Niacinamide or Retinol, sometimes both. The texture of the serum is pleasant and the skin absorbs easily and quickly.
I’ve been using this product for two weeks and I can honestly say that I’ve noticed a difference immediately. My skin has never been better. I am 43 years old and thought that I would just have to live with the change that life throws me. But this is a game changer. Everyone compliments my skin.
Love this product. I have normal to oily skin and feel like this is a great product to have part of my routine. I feel like this has helped with my blemishes and it dries quickly which is a bonus.