Mandelic Acid Serum 8%
A dramatically different AHA experience synergistically formulated to target the top three trouble spots—acne, aging, irregular pigmentation—in one simple, unsurpassed serum that’s safe for all skin tones.
Skin Type: Recommended for Normal, Combination and Oily skin.
Ideal for: Darker skin tones and skin too sensitive for Benzoyl Peroxide, hydroquinone and glycolics.
What You’ll See
Firmer, brighter, more even skin tone and texture. Gentle exfoliation reduces the appearance of fine lines, dark spots, and acne impactions.
What You’ll Feel
Micro-exfoliation is normal. If excessive drying occurs, skip a few days and restart every other day.
What You Should Know
Anti-bacterial, anti-microbial, brightening, gently exfoliating Mandelic Acid will not trigger hyperpigmentation. Excellent alternative to glycolic acid for sensitive or dark skin tones.
Regimen Step: three
Use following cleansing and toning steps, when skin is primed for optimum product penetration.
Frequency: Up to twice daily - AM and/or PM. Start usage every other day and build to daily use.
Method: Apply an even layer over the entire face, neck, and décolleté (no spot treating). Allow serum to dry briefly before applying additional products or makeup to skin.
Apply Spin Trap after the Mandelic Acid serum has dried for added brightening and photoprotective effects.
May be used on face, neck, chest, and back.
Mandelic Acid: A naturally derived extract of bitter almonds. Particularly effective in targeting acne, age spots, discoloration, and wrinkles while minimizing irritation. A natural skin lightener.
Lactic Acid: Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA) derived from fermented milk. Gentler than other AHAs. Exfoliates dead skin, encourages cell renewal, aids in regulating pH and acts as moisture binder.
Urea: An organic compound and product of protein metabolism. Promotes rehydration in skin.
Sodium PCA: Skin’s natural moisturizing factor, Sodium PCA (pyrrolidone carboxylic acid) aids skin repair. Repels daily polluting aggressors such as smoke and UV rays.
Niacinamide: A water-soluble form of Vitamin B with firming effect and anti-inflammatory properties.
Inositol: Part of the Vitamin B family. Provides maintenance to the cell membrane.
Water, Propylene Glycol, Mandelic Acid, Niacinamide, Xanthan Gum, Polysorbate 20, Saccharomyces/Zinc Ferment, Sodium Lactate, Sodium PCA, Glycine, Fructose, Urea, Inositol, Sodium Benzoate, Lactic Acid, Fragrance.