In October, I gave you a sneak peek of my thoughts on the Algenist Triple-Action Micropolish and Peel, after trying it at an Algenist event (see post). For the last two months I’ve set aside my beloved Clarisonic MIA to give the Algenist Triple-Action Micropolish and Peel a whirl. I’m partial to my Clarisonic, so for me to neglect it for so long, this must be some good stuff!
Leveraging the science of biotechnology, this advanced microdermabrasion peel resurfaces the skin with a 10% acid duo (patent-pending Alguronic Acid + Glycolic Acid) in a potent combination with a 10% fruit enzyme complex and micro polishing crystals to immediately transform skin texture & tone. Micro polishing crystals mechanically lift off larger skin-dulling cells and buff rough skin to reveal a new radiant skin surface. The acid duo and fruit enzyme complex work deep into the epidermis to lift away dull skin cells and to reveal skin that appears regenerated, smoother and more even.
I was first introduced to Algenist at the QVC Beauty Breakfast this past May. I was immediately intrigued by this line after seeing the immediate results their wrinkle minimize provided, as well as an exclusive ingredient they have, Alguronic Acid.
The Algenist Triple-Action Micropolish and Peel is an at-home micro-dermabrasion peel that has combined, for the first time Alguronic Acid and Glycolic Acid to generate skin cell renewal for smoother, and even skin. This product is supposed to be used twice per week. Silly me, I used it twice per week, and used my Clarisonic MIA on other days. Let’s just say my skin was not happy at all. My skin was left dry and peeling. To overcompensate for the dryness, my skin produced more oil and broke out. I learned my lesson, and started anew by putting aside my Clarisonic MIA for the duration of the two months I’ve been the Algenist Triple-Action Micropolish and Peel.
This product is to be used on clean, damp skin. If you’ve washed your face, and your skin has already dried, just spritz your face with a little water to get it damp. A pea-sized amount is just enough to massage it into your face. Remember to be gentle when applying it to avoid having your skin become raw, which will lead to peeling skin. It happened to me, so I’m warning you. You may feel a bit of a tingle once it settles in for the recommended 3-5 minutes, but, after you rinse it off, you’re left with baby soft, glowing skin!
I was impressed with the Algenist Triple-Action Micropolish and Peel immediately after using it, and even on the days I did not use it. I know it was working for me because other people complimented me on how well my skin looked.
What I like about this product
The Triple-Action Micropolish & Peel is suitable for all skin types. It is dermatologist tested, non-comedogenic, hypoallergenic, and cruelty-free. All Algenist products are formulated without parabens, sulfates, synthetic dyes, phthalates, GMOs, and Triclosan.
Would I recommend?
I would recommend this product; however, just because it worked for me does not mean it will work for you. It doesn’t hurt to try it out. You can always stop by your local Sephora to request a sample to try it out for yourself. As I mentioned in my previous post, the Algenist Triple-Action Micropolish and Peel is priced at $75, which may seem a little high, but, when you’re only using a pea-sized amount twice per week, you’re getting your monies worth.
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Disclosure: This product was provided to me by the company or its PR for review consideration. All opinions are honest and my own. I was not compensated for this post.
This was a great review!! I love how you broke this down and I am encouraged to try it. I need something to rejuvenate my skin and this sounds like it. Thanks for sharing, dear… I may just spend that $75! 😉
You're welcome! Thanks for stopping by. I'm glad you liked my review 🙂 See if you can get a sample of it.