An alpha hydroxyacid serum that contains the chirally correct versions of both LMandelic acid and L-Lactic acid. Face Reality 15% L-Mandelic Serum has a larger molecular weight than other alpha hydroxy acids slowing down epidermal penetration resulting in a more even exfoliation with less irritation.
This water-based serum is recommended for skin prone to inflamed acne, non-inflamed acne, fungal folliculitis, and hyperpigmentation. It is appropriate for use on the back or for oily skin that needs a boost up from 11% Mandelic Serum. This serum is strong and can be be drying so start slowly.
Key ingredients include:
- 15% L-Mandelic Acid: Alpha hydroxy acid that has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and antifungal properties, improves the appearance of pigmentation
- 8% L-Lactic Acid: Alpha hydroxy acid that is hydrating, exfoliating, and reduces pigmentation
- Sodium Hyaluronate (L): Moisturizes, attracts and holds water in the skin
- Sodium PCA: Potent hydrating and moisturizing humectant that is non-irritating
- Niacinamide: Antioxidant that supports moisture retention and improves the appearance of skin tone and texture
- All Acne Types
- Back Acne
Skin types: Oily
Recommended use: Apply 2 to 3 pumps all over a clean face or affected area.
Ingredients: Aqua (Water), Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water, Mandelic Acid (L) 15%, Alcohol, Lactic Acid (L) 8%, Butylene Glycol, Alcohol Denat., Sodium Lactate, Niacinamide, Xanthan Gum, Sodium PCA, Sodium Hyaluronate (L), Urea, Phenethyl Alcohol, Caprylyl Glycol, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Hydroxide
DO NOT USE if allergic to Face Reality’s 15% L-Mandelic Serum or any of its ingredients.