Skin Perfecting 8% AHA Lotion Exfoliant
Hydrating, creamy lotion removes built-up dead skin cells and brightens skin.
- Skin Type: Normal skin, Dry skin
- Concern: Anti-Ageing, Brown spots, Very dry skin
- Ingredients: Glycolic acid/AHA View all
- Routine: Exfoliate
VariationsFull size 100 ml
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Skin Perfecting 8% AHA Lotion Exfoliant
What does it do?
Get smooth, glowing skin
Specially formulated for dry to very dry skin, this soothing creamy lotion gently exfoliates to reveal softer, smoother and younger-looking skin.
Is this suitable for my skin?
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Repairs sun damage
Removes built-up dead skin cells
Softens fine lines and wrinkles
How to use
When using an AHA exfoliant for the first time, introduce it into your routine slowly. Start by using your exfoliant once every other day, and then increase usage to once or twice daily based on your skin’s response.
Apply once or twice daily after cleansing and toning. Apply a coin-sized amount over the entire face, including the eye area (avoid the lower lash line and eyelids). Do not rinse. For daytime, always follow with a moisturiser containing a broad-spectrum sunscreen rated SPF 30 or greater.
What are the key ingredients?
Can help shed dead skin cells to renew skin’s surface, visibly softening signs of ageing, particularly from sun damage. Can act as a water-binding agent.
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. As with all cosmetics, avoid direct contact with the eyes.
Aqua, Glycolic Acid, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glycerin, Sodium Hydroxide, Beheneth-5, Behenyl Alcohol, Dimethicone, Neopentyl Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, Polyglyceryl-3 Stearate, Undecane, Phospolipids, Allantoin, Tocopheryl Acetate, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Helianthus Anuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Bisabolol, Artium Lappa Root Extract, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Panthenol, Sodium Acrylates Copolymer, Tridecane, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Sclerotium Gum, Polyglyceryl-10 Stearate, Disodium EDTA, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenoxyethanol.
Good to know before you start using your exfoliant.
It is best to gradually build up use of an AHA product. Start by using your exfoliant once every other day and then increase usage to once or twice daily based on your skin’s response. You need to experiment a bit to see what suits your skin best. During the day, always use a moisturiser with a broad-spectrum sunscreen rated SPF 30 or greater. Your skin will in fact be slightly more sensitive to sunlight when using an exfoliant, so the chance of sunburn and sun damage is slightly higher.
I have dry but sensitive skin. Can I use this AHA exfoliant?
If you have sensitive skin, we generally recommend choosing a BHA exfoliant. This is because a BHA also has soothing and anti-inflammatory properties, which are beneficial for dry, sensitive skin.
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