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What it is:
A vegan resurfacing and exfoliating peel that reduces the look of dark spots and hyperpigmentation while visibly smoothing texture, evening tone, and brightening.
Skin Type: Normal and Combination
Skincare Concerns: Dark Spots, Fine Lines and Wrinkles, and Dullness and Uneven Texture
- Alguronic Acid: Helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and fights environmental assaults that cause visible signs of aging.
- Blue Algae Vitamin C (L-Ascorbic Acid) and Phycocynanin: Reduce the appearance of dark spots and hyperpigmentation.
- Triple Acid Complex (T.A.C.TM): Visibly enhances spot-reducing power without drying skin out or any downtime.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. This product is also vegan, and gluten-free.
What Else You Need to Know: This peel is formulated with Algenist’s patented Alguronic Acid, vitamin C from blue-green microalgae, potent antioxidant phycocyanin, and a powerhouse blend of AHAs/BHA/PHA. After using the peel, skin appears is visibly refined and resurfaced, the look of dark spots and hyperpigmentation are reduced, and complexion’s appearance is brightened.
Clinical Results: Results obtained from assessment of an expert visual grader of women who participated in a four week clinical study, after 1 use:
Subjects showed improvement in skin texture
After 3 uses:
Subjects showed improvement in skin tone evenness
Subjects showed improvement in brightness
After 8 uses:
Subjects showed improvement in skin tone clarity
Results obtained from self-assessments of 27 women who participated in a 4-week clinical study, after 1 use:
93% said skin feels fresh
89% said skin felt polished and felt softer
After 3 uses:
93% said skin felt silkier with reduced roughness and a renewed natural radiance
After 8 uses:
89% said the appearance of dark spots were visibly diminished
85% said pores were visibly reduced
-Massage a generous layer (four to six pumps for the face and one to two additional pumps for the chest area as needed) on freshly washed, damp skin.
-Leave on for 20 minutes.
-Rinse thoroughly with lukewarm water and pat dry.
-Use one to two times a week.
-Use only as directed.
-Slight tingling may be experienced.
-Twist pump to "On" position to dispense product.
-After each use, twist to "Off" position to lock pump to keep contents fresher for longer.
-This also makes it perfect for travelling and safe from spillage.
-Avoid contact with the eyes.
-If irritation persists, discontinue use and consult a physician.
-Contact of the product with the skin must be of limited frequency or duration.
-Alguronic Acid: Helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and fights environmental assaults that cause visible signs of aging.
-Blue Algae Vitamin C (L-Ascorbic Acid) and Phycocynanin: Reduce the appearance of dark spots and hyperpigmentation.
-Triple Acid Complex (T.A.C.TM): Visibly enhances spot-reducing power without drying skin out or any downtime.
Glycerin, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, Glycolic Acid, Gluconolactone, Polyglyceryl-10 Behenate/Eicosadioate, Aminomethyl Propanol, Ascorbic Acid, Mandelic Acid, Glyceryl Behenate/Eicosadioate, Oleth-5, Bisabolol, Menthoxypropanediol, Spirulina Platensis Extract, Parachlorella Beijerinckii Exopolysaccharides, Citric Acid, Azelaic Acid, Tranexamic Acid, Malic Acid, Salicylic Acid, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Tanacetum Annuum Flower Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Sodium Hylauronate, Coccinia Indica Fruit Extract, Solanum Melongena (Eggplant) Fruit Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Flower Extract, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Ocimum Basilicum (Basil) Flower/Leaf Extract, Ocimum Sanctum Leaf Extract, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Tocopherol, Melia Azadirachta Leaf Extract, Melia Azadirachta Flower Extract, Corallina Officinalis Extract, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Sodium Citrate, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Behenyl Alcohol, Polyglyceryl-3 Stearate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Water (Aqua, Eau), Phenoxyethanol.
About the Brand
It started out as a renewable energy project—and turned into an unexpected antiaging discovery. Algenist comes from a team of biotechnology scientists based in San Francisco. They were working on developing microalgae-based renewable energy solutions when they uncovered Alguronic Acid, a powerful compound responsible for regenerating and protecting the microalgae cell. When scientifically tested, it demonstrated significant antiaging properties, too. The result? A breakthrough skincare collection that offers never-before-seen technology for rejuvenated, younger-looking skin at any age.
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