By Wishtrend Mandelic Acid 5% Prep Water 120ml
Mandelic acid is an alpha hydroxyl acid derived from bitter almonds but is less irritating to the skin compared to Glycolic acid. Mandelic acid has a larger molecular weight that sits on the surface of the skin and gently exfoliates without irritating the skin. Mandelic acid helps to exfoliate dead skin cells and promotes skin cell turnover, lightens blemishes and dark spots, fights ageing and the results a brighter, even toned and healthier, radiant skin. Additional key ingredients like Panthenol, Centella Asiatica Extract and Beta-Glucan soothes and moisturizes the skin even after exfoliation.
Best suited for all skin types, especially sensitive skin.
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Ingredients: Water, Mandelic Acid, Butylene Glycol, Beta-Glucan, Panthenol, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Fruit Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Sorbitan Sesquioleate, Centella Asiatica Extract, Houttuynia Cordata Extract, Sorbitol, Dimethyl Sulfone, Chlorphenesin, Sodium Citrate, Arginine, PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Ethylhexylglycerin, Natto Gum, Carbomer.
How to use the Mandelic acid:
1) Before the toner, gently wipe and pat the product on your face using a cotton pad.
2) Limit the use of this product depending on your skin type. (For sensitive skin, we recommend 2-3 times a week)
3) For morning use, please make sure to apply sun-lotion after using the product.
4) We recommend not to use this product with other facial scrubs, AHA/BHA, and Vitamin C products.
Do's and Dont's
Q1. Do I use this in place of toner?
A. Yes and no. While the mandelic water is not a toner, depending on if you feel that your skin needs the extra layer of hydration and protection that a toner provides, you can choose to use the mandelic water during the step you would toner, and skip toner as a whole. This is because the mandelic water, while it’s considered an exfoliator, works to also prep the skin as a toner would for skincare products applied afterwards.
Q2. What’s the main function of the Mandelic Acid 5% Skin Prep Water?
A. You can think of the Mandelic Acid 5% Skin Prep Water as an all-in-one face exfoliator. It not only improves the skin’s texture, brighten the skin tone and nourish the complexion.It exfoliates away dead skin for a more radiant appearance. The mandelic water also carries anti-inflammatory, antibacterial properties, making it effective on acne as well.
Q3. When/How many times can i use this?
A. You can use the Mandelic acid 3-4 times a week before using your toner, however if you have sensitive skin we would recommend you to use this product only 2-3 times a week. We advise you to gently wipe and pat the product on your face using cotton pad. (In the morning: please make sure to apply sun-lotion after using the product. we recommend to use AHA and BHA in your night time routine)
Q4. How should I store?
A. please keep it in a fridge or dark, cool and dry place in the room. For the best effect, use it all as soon as possible after opening the bottle.
Q5. What products should I stay away from when using this?
A. We recommend you don’t use this with other products that have exfoliating ingredients such as retinol, high concentration of vitamin C, AHA, BHA, and more. It may irritate your skin. Recommended using toner, serum and essence, and moisturizer after applying mandelic acid 5% prep water.
Q6. Is it suitable for teenager and pregnant woman?
A. For the teenager, Yes because It is produced based on reliable ingredients. so it can be used regardless of age / gender except for specific constitution. But We’d like to visit your own doctor with list of ingredients for pregnant woman for the more detailed diagnosis reflecting personal conditions.
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