Mandelic acid is one of the gentlest types of chemical exfoliators out there, which makes this suitable for all skin types - even sensitive skins.
Our Shero Ching mandelic acid is a bitteralmond-derived alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that gets rid of dead skin cells,regulates oil production and reduces visible signs of ageing such as dark spotsand wrinkles. The idea of introducing an acid into your skincare routine mayseem alarming, but in reality, dermatologists highly recommend them to achieveeven-toned, smooth and blemish-free skin.
In general, mandelic acid can greatly benefit you ifyou're facing any of the following issues:
Wrinkles and fine lines
It helps to improve cell turnover by dissolving tinybonds that bind skin cells together, helping to eliminate dead skin on thesurface that can contribute to dark complexions and fine lines. It helps tostimulate collagen production that softens the appearance of wrinkles and finelines, resulting in a more youthful appearance.
Melasma is a common skin disorder affecting the faceand in which brown or greyish patches develop on the face. Mandelic acid hasbeen shown to reduce melasma in four weeks and results in a more evenlycoloured complexion.
The antibacterial effects of mandelic acid areparticularly helpful in treating acne. It also helps to regulate the productionof sebum and slowly reduces the occurrence of breakouts. Mandelic acid has alsobeen shown to help those suffering from cystic acne.
Water, butylene glycol, mandelic acidtrehalose, poly-y-glutamic acid, disodium edta, yeast ferment extract, tremellafuciformis sporocarp extract, panthenol, sodium hyaluronate, potassium glycyrrhizinate,allantoin, triethanolamine, aloe barbadensis leaf extract, astragatuscomplanatus extract, polygonum cuspidatum root extract, phenoxyethanol.
To be used as spot treatment, over your entire face, or mixed with your favourite serum or cream. With consistent usage, you can expect a brighter complexion with reduced dark spots caused by sun exposure.
Use at night, and apply sunscreen in the day.