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Keep skin glowing after your peel by applying philosophy’s ultra-nourishing miracle worker moisturizer.

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The idea of a facial peel can be scary (anyone remember Samantha’s treatment-gone-awry in Sex and the City?), but in actuality, they can be really beneficial for your skin. philosophy’s two-step microdelivery peel delivers spa-grade exfoliation that can be used at home to freshen skin and combat the signs of aging. Enzymes resurface and restore a dull complexion while vitamin-rich crystals nourish and replenish.

How it Works

Vitamin C and peptide crystals act as a gentle exfoliator while simultaneously nourishing skin from within. Lactic and salicylic acids rapidly dissolve dead skin cells and improve skin’s texture. The result: skin that’s smoother, brighter, and more youthful-looking.

How to Use

After washing face, apply a teaspoon-sized amount of vitamin c/peptide resurfacing crystals to clean dry skin. Gently massage crystals in a circular motion for up to 60 seconds, avoiding eyes. Massage a generous teaspoon-sized amount of activating gel on top of crystals (a foam will appear and a warming sensation will occur). Leave foam on for two to three minutes. Less sensitive skin types can massage foam for extra exfoliating benefits. Rinse thoroughly and moisturize as usual.

Bicarbonate vitamin C crystals: peg-6, sodium bicarbonate, oleth-20, glyceryl stearate se, silica, magnesium ascorbyl phosphate, tocopheryl acetate, retinyl palmitate, citrus aurantium dulcis (orange) oil, beta carotene, isopropylparaben, isobutylparaben, butylparaben, sodium hydroxymethylglycinate.

Rapid activation gel: water (aqua), lactic acid, hydroxyethylcellulose, linoleamidopropyl pg-dimonium chloride phosphate, polyquaternium 10, propylene glycol, diazolidinyl urea, methylparaben, propylparaben.

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Awesome

I have tried lots of different scrubs and nothing is as good as this stuff. My skin is noticeably smoother and brighter after one use. It costs a lot but I think it's completely worth the price.

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Soooo Good.

I love Philosophy's Microdelivery Peel. I've tried a lot of other exfoliants and I keep coming back to this one. It smells great, and is the only thing that comes close to making my skin feel like I just got a facial. I've had people notice and ask what I've done to my skin, it just glows. It really does heavy duty lifting so I couldn't see using it more than once a week, especially if your skin is sensitive.

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Best In-home peel EVER!

I love this stuff. First of all- it smells like oranges! Who doesn't love that? Second of all- it works. I use this about once a week and can totally feel and SEE a difference! A little goes a long way, therefore the expense of the product is justified by the number of uses you get out of this product. This peel should totally be a necessary part of anyone's beauty routine.

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Love everything but the price
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Great product that leaves my skin feeling refreshed and adds brightness. I looked forward to each time I used it but I wish it was less expensive.

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Amazing product
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My skin looks and feels great after using this product. This gives my skin a healthy glow that others comment on

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Love this product!
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Have bought it again and again, since it makes my skin feel so smooth and clean with it's exfoliating action. Fabulous smell as well!

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best product ever
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if you want to really exfoliate, this product is amazing! Your face has never felt this smooth, I promise. It can feel a little abrasive, but its worth it.

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Leaves skin soft

I bought this product in a desperate attempt to get rid of acne scarring, and unfortunately, it has not helped much with that. It does, however, make my skin extremely soft for about a week. It feels rough to use, but my sensitive skin does not burn after using.

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Simply Outstanding!

I received this as a gift some time back and I have to say it was amazing. I have sensitive skin and some peels just don't work well for sensitive skin, but this one never caused me any problems. Always left my skin feeling smooth and looking great.

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awesome exfoliating product ever

This makes my youthful skin radiant. I am nearly 28, and I look so young. I use this with purity and the hope in a jar moisturizer. Perfect combo!

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