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After exfoliating, hydrate and protect fresh skin with dr. brandt® xyy face cream.

dr. brandt® skincare

Birchbox Breakdown

Anyone who’s suffered from chapped cheeks or painful redness after using a rough facial scrub knows that not all exfoliators are created equal. This powerful microdermabrasion treatment instantly brightens all skin types by gently buffing away dead skin cells, revealing radiant, healthy skin underneath. Over time, it even reduces the appearance of fine lines, acne marks, and discoloration. The best part? No appointment-making hassle or big spend necessary: The exfoliant is designed to mimic in-office treatments but can be used at home.

How it Works

This highly effective formula contains pharmaceutical-grade aluminum oxide crystals, which work to remove dead skin cells and improve texture, and is free of sulfates, phthalates, and synthetic chemicals. All-natural jojoba, aloe vera, and chamomile soothe, soften, and refresh newly exposed skin. As if flawless skin weren’t enough, it also leaves behind an invigorating citrus scent.

How to Use

Apply a quarter-sized amount to damp skin and gently massage in circular motions, avoiding the eye area. Rinse. Use only 1-2 times per week, letting skin rest for 3 days between treatments.

Water, alumina, caprylic/capric triglyceride, glycerin, cetyl alcohol, glyceryl stearate, peg-12 glyceryl distearate, peg-100 stearate, ammonium acryloyldimethyltaurate/vp copolymer, simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil, xanthan gum, lactic acid, fragrance, menthone glycerin acetal, allantoin, magnesium chloride, magnesium nitrate, tocopheryl acetate, magnesium oxide, butylene glycol, aloe barbadensis leaf extract, vitis vinifera (grape) seed extract, chamomilla recutita (matricaria) flower extract, camellia oleifera leaf extract, camellia sinensis leaf extract, methylchloroisothiazolinone, methylisothiazolinone, phenoxyethanol, methylparaben, butylparaben, propylparaben, isobutylparaben, citral, limonene.

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Great for people with sensative skin

I have really sensative skin. Just about every lotion or exfoliant I use ends up giving me a rash. This is the first product I've used that doesn't irritate my skin. Absolutely love this product!

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absolutely love this product i keep coming back for it if not at sephora then here. It seriously is the softest yet most effective scrub and it is so freaking expensive but lasts a decent amount of time beacause you need the tiniest bit to get the job done

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AMAZING!!!

I absolutely love this product! It makes my face glow! My makeup looks 1000% better and I use less of it. I have used many microderm scrubs in the past and none have come close to this. Well worth the $$.

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Best facial scrub ever!

I treat myself to this product once a week as I don't want to use too much of it because I like it so much. My skin feels so renewed and soft after one application. I am saving up Birchbox points to put towards the purchase as it is on the expensive side.

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Good Product

Good exfoliant. Doesn't irritate my face the way other scrubs can. Doesn't have that medicinal smell that others do as well.

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Really good product ... but you will need to combine it with some form of mud mask
Purchased

I LOVE this scrub. My skin feels baby soft after using it. BUT I find that it does not totally remove/clean pesky blackheads or cloggy pores. I have found that using this twice a week in conjunction with a mud mask (to do a pore deep cleanse) gives me completely foundation/cover up free skin. I would still buy again for its dry skin/dead skin cell removal, which is the best that I have ever encountered in any product!

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Works great

Makes my skin feel clean and refreshed. I can tell a difference in my skins texture after 3 uses. It does not irritate my sensitive ski n.

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It actually works

I thought that this worked really well, but I knew it did when other people started making comments on my skin. I have a price limit on what I will spend for things, and this is out of my range, but I really think I might just go for it.

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Will be ordering!

I love this product. Got a sample and use it a few times a week. I kinda want to use it everyday because it makes my skin feel SO soft, but I know I shouldn't. I have sensitive, acne-prone, combination skin that has been getting a bit flaky from winter + my nightly retin A + a salicylic acid cleanser I use with my clarisonic . This stuff really sloughs the dry stuff away and leaves my skin feeling smooth and moisturized! I'll be ordering a bottle as soon as the sample's gone, despite the steep price tag!

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Love the way my skin feels
Purchased

Leaves my skin smooth and soft and well prepped for serum. I only use it once or twice a week because its so expensive. Love the smell.

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