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Mandelic Acid Serum 8%

Regular price $68.50 USD
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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.


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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.


 


Pro tips: 


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.


 


Key Ingredients:


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.


Ingredients:


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.