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Philosophy The Microdelivery Resurfacing Peel

Philosophy

The Microdelivery Resurfacing Peel

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With The Microdelivery Resurfacing Peel, Philosophy pioneered the next-generation of medical microdermabrasion procedure that rapidly resurfaces the skin as it replenishes it with vitamin C. The Microdermabrasion Peel gives a complete skin makeover in just three minutes. This revolutionary dual phase treatment rapidly replenishes with skin-brightening vitamin c and skin-firming peptides to help smooth rough texture, even skin tone and minimize the appearance of fine lines. For best results use once a week.

Clinical results:
  • 100% of participants reported thei skin was smoother after just one use
  • 88% of participants thought their skin felt more hydrated after using the microdelivery peel

Pairing Product Suggestions:
  • Purity Made Simple One-Step Facial Cleanser
  • Time In A Bottle Daily Age-Defying Serum
  • Miracle Worker Miraculous Anti-Aging Moisturizer
  • Miracle Worker Miraculous Overnight Moisturizer

The Microdelivery Peel Includes:
  • Vitamin C/Peptide Resurfacing Crystals (2.0 oz.)
  • Lactic/Salicylic Acid Activating Gel (2.0 oz.)

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Step 1: Apply a teaspoon amount to clean, dry skin. Once applied, crystals should appear almost like a mask. Gently massage in a circular motion over entire face for up to 60 seconds, avoiding eye area. Do not scrub. (Use less pressure for sensitive skin)

Step 2: Place a generous teaspoon amount in the palm of your hand. Massage gel onto fingertips, and apply on top of crystals. As activator is applied, a warming sensation will occur. White foam will appear, indicating activation. Leave foam on 2-3 minutes to infuse vitamin c and peptides to the skin. (You can massage foam for extra exfoliating benefits or let it sit for sensitive skin) Rinse thoroughly. (You can use a washcloth for removal, to avoid getting the peel in your hair.)
Activator Gel: Aqua/Water/Eau, Lactic Acid, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Salicylic Acid, Linoleamidopropyl Pg-Dimonium Chloride Phosphate, 1,2-Hexanediol, Caprylyl Glycol, Polyquaternium-10. Vitamin C Peel: Peg-6, Sodium Bicarbonate, Oleth-20, Glyceryl Stearate Se, Silica, Tocopheryl Acetate, 1,2-Hexanediol, Caprylyl Glycol, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Tocopherol, Beta-Carotene, Retinyl Palmitate, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Parfum/Fragrance, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Tribehenin, Sorbitan Isostearate, Limonene, BHT.

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PhilosophyThe Microdelivery Resurfacing Peel
 
4.5

(based on 300 reviews)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Softens skin (246)
  • Soothes skin (125)
  • Smells great (119)
  • Non-greasy (79)
  • Lightweight (49)

Cons

  • Irritates skin (11)
  • Not effective (11)
  • Pricey / poor value (5)
  • Pricey (4)

Best Uses

  • Fine lines/wrinkles (150)
  • Uneven skin tone (147)
  • Enlarged pores (126)
  • Sensitive skin (56)
  • Redness/ blotchiness (50)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (182), Survivalist / minimalist (61), Beauty expert (29), Skin care professional (9)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (157), Normal (51), Dry (44), Oily (30)

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5.0

Love this product!

By Kathy

from Philly

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Softens Skin
  • Soothes Skin

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Enlarged Pores
    • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

    Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Resurfacing Peel:

    Have used for years and love this product!

    • Skin Type:
    • Combination
    • Age:
    • 45-59
     
    5.0

    Skin Perfection

    By L.J.

    from North Bay

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Softens Skin

    Cons

    • Not enough product.

    Best Uses

    • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

    Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Resurfacing Peel:

    Product delivers. Only wished it came in a larger size.

    • Skin Type:
    • Normal
    • Age:
    • 60+
     
    2.0

    eh.

    By Rebelgum

    from NYC

    Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Resurfacing Peel:

    Honestly, I gave this a few weeks and was really underwhelmed. The warming sensation was pleasant, otherwise I didn't get any exfoliation out of this that I couldn't have gotten from any other scrub. As far as softening, brightening, clarifying or smoothing wrinkles... also nothing. I'm sure it yielded results for some. But for me it was yet another grossly overpriced product that ended up being returned.

     
    5.0

    BABY SOFT

    By CarrieGQ

    from San Francisco, CA

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Pros

    • Softens Skin

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • dry skin

      Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Resurfacing Peel:

      I have tried MANY different products. This exfoliator is amazing. It isn't so much a peel as a wonderful exfoliant. Each time I use it my skin feel BABY SOFT! I see that a few people said that it irritated their skin. Sensitive skin will always get irritated by a product that is peeling off dead skin. When you use this product there is no need to apply a lot of pressure when scrubbing.

      • Skin Type:
      • Combination
      • Age:
      • 30-44
       
      5.0

      Best Product I've Found

      By Kay S.

      from Cleveland, Oh

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Non-Greasy
      • Softens Skin
      • Soothes Skin

      Cons

      • Expensive

      Best Uses

      • Dry/Flaky Skin
      • Enlarged Pores
      • Weekly Use

      Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Resurfacing Peel:

      Love love love this product. It has saved my combination skin. Whenever I feel my skin becoming dry and rough (about every other week), I treat myself to this peel and it instantly feels like new again. I never knew my skin could feel this soft and smooth. I can also tell this product will last - a little goes a long way.

      • Skin Type:
      • Combination
      • Age:
      • 18-29

      (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Amazing product with actual results

      By B.

      from California

      Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Resurfacing Peel:

      I feel as if this us a true miracle treatment. I have never received results from other products with similar claims so I wasn't sure if I wanted to purchase this just to be disappointed. This is also a high price point for me personally and that was another reason for not purchasing months ago when it was recommended by Philosophy rep at Ulta. I finally bought this after my skin showed major improvement after using Philosophy foundation and moisturizer. I could not believe how amazing my skin felt immediately after washing off products. My skin had discoloration and even scaring from adult acne (because of PCOS) that has almost disappeared after just one use. I normally have very sensitive skin and break out from everything but not with this. Honestly the best product I have ever bought for my skin and want to buy as gifts for family.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      LOVE!

      By Ka

      from Choctaw, Ok

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Non-Greasy
      • Softens Skin

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Enlarged Pores
        • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
        • Redness/ Blotchiness
        • Sensitive Skin
        • Uneven Skin Tone

        Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Resurfacing Peel:

        I have extremely sensitive skin and was really worried to try this, but so glad I did! You figure out how much you want to scrub or if you just wanna put it on and let it sit. I tried both and neither irritated my skin long term. Scrubbing lightly did turn my skin very red but I did it before bed and put on my normal moisturizer and I was back to normal if not better by morning! I've just 3 times now and it's corrected most of my pigmentation issues that I had given up on! So pleased with this product!

        • Skin Type:
        • Combination
        • Age:
        • 30-44

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        I LOVE this peel!!

        By Bdeshazo90

        from Dayton, OH

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Smells Great
        • Softens Skin

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Enlarged Pores
          • Uneven Skin Tone

          Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Resurfacing Peel:

          I love this peel! I use it once a week because the crystals are a little harsh, but it makes my skin so soft. The gel activator gets a little warm but nothing overly hot. Once you rinse the crystals off, your skin is so radiant and glory, it's crazy.

          Service and delivery comments:

          Delivery came when it was promised

          • Skin Type:
          • Oily
          • Age:
          • 18-29

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          2.0

          Just okay. Not worth the cost.

          By Amanda

          from Youngstown, Ohio

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Softens Skin

          Cons

          • Not Effective

          Best Uses

            Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Resurfacing Peel:

            I use this twice a week and while it does make your skin feel smooth, I haven't noticed any improvement in complexion and also it does NOT minimize pores. A little disappointed overall.

            • Skin Type:
            • Dry
            • Age:
            • 18-29
             
            5.0

            Love this lol dude

            By The Real Giant Squid

            from Lakewood, Co

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Pros

            • Smells Great
            • Softens Skin

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Calming breakouts
              • Smoothing skin

              Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Resurfacing Peel:

              I love this stuff! It works really well for my skin. I use it when my face is feeling a little rough or when I'm getting small breakouts. The activator has salicylic acid in it which really helps calm my skin. I got it in a smaller size in a lot, but I'm for sure buying the full size!

              • Skin Type:
              • Normal
              • Age:
              • 18-29

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              • Q:

                Can this product help get rid of blackheads? If not, what would you recommend? Thanks in advance!! :)
                Asked on 5/12/2017 by Sol from Texas

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  yes, it will assist with the removal of blackheads, Microdelivery Resurfacing Peel focuses on exfoliating the skin and minimizing pores.
                  I would recommend using the Purity Made Simple Pore Extractor- Exfoliating Clay Mask, as it targeted for the removal of Blackheads

                  Answered on 5/15/2017 by Brand Expert from Philosophy
              • Q:

                Is this product beneficial to use on the neck as well?
                Asked on 1/13/2016 by Jhodi from Duluth, MN

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Yes, you may use this product on the neck and decollete area. This product is a two-step, in-home peel that resurfaces and rejuvenates sun-damaged, hyperpigmented and aging skin. what makes this next generation microdelivery peel so revolutionary is that unlike peels of the past that only exfoliated, this peel delivers peptides and vitamin c to the skin as it is being rapidly exfoliated. it is resurfacing and replenishing the skin at the same time, which is a new approach to skin rejuvenation, and best of all, it involves absolutely no downtime.

                  Answered on 1/19/2016 by Brand Expert from Philosophy
              • Q:

                How long after using Microdelivery should I wait before using Help Me with retinol?
                Asked on 11/23/2015 by Ericsara03 from South Carolina

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  you can use the help me retinol immediately after using microdelivery exfoliating wash

                  Answered on 11/25/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
              • Q:

                How often should I use this?
                Asked on 11/14/2015 by Lindsey from Pendleton, IN

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  we recommend using the microdelivery peptide peel once a week.

                  Answered on 11/18/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
              • Q:

                How many applications can be done from one set? Just looking for the value. Is it one application, or several from one set?
                Asked on 11/3/2015 by Abthemom from Gilbert AZ

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  the amount of uses vary for each person but it should last 8-10 peels.

                  Answered on 11/3/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
              • Q:

                Will this help fade acne scars ?
                Asked on 9/30/2015 by Lisa

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  we recommend using the microdelivery triple acid brightening peel to improve the apperance of acne scars. you can also incorporate no reason to hide multi imperfection serum into your regemine.

                  Answered on 10/1/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
              • Q:

                I am wondering if the small beads in this product are those that do not dissolve and that are not environmentally friendly.
                Asked on 9/29/2015 by Vanity Flaire from Parksville, B.C.

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  the resurfacing agent in the microdelivery vitamin c/peptide peel is vitamin c/peptide crystals. these crystals do dissolve.

                  Answered on 10/1/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
              • Q:

                exactly how should this product be used to achieve optimum results?
                Asked on 9/29/2015 by wvgirl from WV

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  apply a teaspoon amount of the vitamin c/peptide crystals to clean, dry skin. once applied, crystals should appear almost like a mask. gently massage in a circular motion over entire face for up to 60 seconds, avoiding the eye area. do not scrub and use less pressure for sensitive skin.

                  place a generous teaspoon amount or the lactic/salicylic acid activating gel in the palm of your hand. masssage gel onto fingertips and apply in top of crystals. as activator is applied, a warming sensation will occur indicating activation. leave activated soultion on for 2-3 minutes to infuse vitamin c and peptides into the skin. rinse thoroughly.

                  Answered on 10/1/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
              • Q:

                The instructions for use of the microdelivery peel indicates that after the mixture of the two peel products I should feel a warmth on my skin and that it should begin to foam. The product didn't do that when I used it. I'm wondering if I did it correctly.
                Asked on 9/26/2015 by Charlotte from United States

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  the reaction from the activator gel in the microdelivery peel will be different depnding on cusrrent skin condition and dead skin cells. therefore, you may feel less of a heating sensation when layering the activator gel over the vitamin c crystals. the benefits will be the same. when using the product, make sure you are using equal parts of the vitamin c crystals and the activating gel for maximum results.

                  Answered on 9/29/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
              • Q:

                This product did not foam for me. Did I do something wrong?
                Asked on 9/14/2015 by Angie from Ohio

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  in some cases, you may not be using enough of the activating gel to ensure the vitamin c is properly released. additionally, if your skin is already well exfoliated the microdelivery vitamin c peptide peel will not have to work as hard, which in turn creates less foam.

                  Answered on 9/16/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
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