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Real Chemistry Luminous 3-Minute Peel

This acid-free face peel removes dead skin cells, which visibly lift off as you massage the gel-like exfoliator into your skin. It's so gentle, it's safe for even the most sensitive skin types.

Real Chemistry Luminous 3-Minute Peel
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The sample was quite small. It was enough to use 1 time, but its hard to judge off one use. I eel like the formula is made in a way to make it seem like your face is peeling, but i dont think it actually is, I think it is just the stuff clumping up as you rub it.

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Worked a little but not THAT much

I think I got my hopes up a little too much for this product. It may just be my skin type but I felt like I was putting glue on my face and then scrubbing and scrubbing to get it off. I wasn't sure if it was just dead skin or the actual peel rolling into clobs on my face. I probably won't end up buying it!

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LOVE LOVE LOVE!
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I absolutely love this peel! The sample is actually a great size (well, I obviously wish it was bigger) but the sample got me so many uses! It makes my skin feel so good and smooth after, and I am definitely going to continue to buy the product!

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Wouldn't rinse off!!!

I wish I had read the reviews before I used this!!! Glad to know I'm not the only lady who had this problem, but I couldn't get it to rinse off! Basically, it got totally stuck in the fine hairs around my jawline, and I about rubbed myself raw trying to get it off of me! Now, my face is all irritated from scrubbing it so much! This stuff is the worst product I have ever received from Birchbox!

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Hated it.

I used the product as described. Re-read it 3 days in a row because I kept forgetting to do it during my shower. It "beaded" up quickly like it said it would ... HOWEVER ... upon trying to wash it off, I had the "beads" adhered to my skin. Had to use 3 other products to get the majority of it off. Scrubbed my skin raw trying. A week later, I still have some of those particles that I pick off my skin. Will NEVER recommend or purchase again. I even went back and re-read the instructions. What did I do wrong? I thought. Wasn't me. Poor product.

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What is the point of this?

I followed the directions on the box, but this still irritated my skin. The consistency of the product was weird and felt like rubbing glue on my face, then rubbing off dried glue.

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I don't get it.

I received this in another sample beauty bag prior to getting the sample from Birchbox. I tried it, using their exact directions, and found it weird, annoying and useless. When I received the sample from Birchbox, I read rave reviews and with the high pricetag, I thought I'd try it again. Nope, still useless. It feels like your rubbing rubber cement or adhesive on your face. It is the most bizarre skincare product I've ever used. I did not notice any benefits with the two uses.

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3 minute peel

Hated it. It got mixed in with the hairs on my face and I couldn't get it off so I had to shave my face!! No thanks >:(

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Not a fan

I tried this and it was terrible. the little balls that form got stuck on the tiny hairs on my jaw line. I don't have much hair on my body but apparently I have tiny hairs on my jaw line , and this product stuck to them I had to use a tweezers to pull them off

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Not a fan...

I have had numerous peels before but never experienced this level of frustration - the consistency, the after effect in your face and the extensive amount of time that it took me to get it off my face. Sorry, I will not purchase :(

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