Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Salicylic Acid 2% Peel by [re]fresh Skin Therapy Review

I'm open about having an acne-prone and combination leaning-to-a-more-oily skin type. I'm also open about having big pores specially on my nose and the area around my nose. I constantly look for products which will help me with my acne, oily skin and big pores.

I've never tried any peels before because I am scared of the term "peel". I imagine my skin peeling off in a bad, sunburned-looking way. [re]fresh Skin Therapy sent me their Salicylic Acid 2% Peel and it's meant for oily and acne-prone skin. I was kind of scared and at the same time excited to try it. I don't know why but I had a feeling it wouldn't make my skin peel in a sunburned-looking way.
About the Product:

For acne-prone or photo-damaged skin
Our Salicylic Acid Peel is a powerful weapon against acne and signs of aging: shrinks pores, decreases excess oil production, improves skin’s texture and tone, decreases fine lines, and repairs photo-damaged skin.
Our professionally formulated peel penetrates skin’s surface to remove dead skin cells, oil, debris, and comedones. A natural antibacterial and anti-inflammatory, Salicylic acid kills acne-causing bacteria and reduces redness and irritation, speeds new skin turnover and collagen production for a brighter, more luminous, and clearer complexion

  • Reduces pore size
  • Treats problematic skin
  • Paraben free
  • Phthalate free
  • No artificial colors, fragrance, or preservatives.
  • Vegan Friendly – All botanically derived ingredients, never tested on animals
  • Made in the USA
My Review:

The [re]fresh Skin Therapy's Salicylic Acid 2% Peel came in a white and green box. The vial/bottle came with a dropper to make dispensing easier. The salicylic acid 2% peel has a clear, water-like consistency and is unscented.

I read the directions and ingredients before trying the product. The directions were very simple to understand. I incorporated the Salicylic Acid 2% Peel on my evening routine.

I start of with cleansing my face with my usual cleanser. I pat my face dry and put a half-full dropper filled salicylic acid on my facial cloth. I buff my face by doing circular upward motion with the facial cloth with salicylic acid for about a minute. I then rinse my face with cool water to neutralize the salicylic acid. I then follow with my serum and sometimes a moisturizer.

I've been using the [re]fresh Skin Therapy's Salicylic Acid 2% Peel for almost 2 weeks now every night. I'm glad that I don't see any peeling or unusual dryness in my skin. The salicylic acid 2% peel doesn't sting and feels like water. I noticed my skin has become less oilier. I also stopped using my acne spot treatment cream and my acne haven't been acting up at all. I've had less acne breakouts and my pores appear clearer too. My skin also looks brighter and radiant.


You can visit the [re]fresh Skin Therapy's WEBSITE to learn more about their products.

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received a sample for free in the hope that I would mention it on my blog. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I tried personally and believe will be good for my readers. No other form of compensation was received. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising."

 I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.


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