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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 285 reviews)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Softens skin (233)
  • Soothes skin (122)
  • Smells great (114)
  • Non-greasy (77)
  • Moisturizes (47)

Cons

  • Irritates skin (11)
  • Not effective (10)
  • Pricey (4)
  • Pricey / poor value (4)

Best Uses

  • Uneven skin tone (143)
  • Fine lines/wrinkles (142)
  • Enlarged pores (119)
  • Sensitive skin (55)
  • Redness/ blotchiness (49)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (172), Survivalist / minimalist (59), Beauty expert (28), Skin care professional (9)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (150), Normal (48), Dry (42), Oily (29)

Reviewed by 285 customers

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5.0

Incredible product

By Angela

from Bozeman

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Softens Skin
  • Soothes Skin

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

    Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Resurfacing Peel:

    This product is so easy and quick to use and made my face so incredibly soft and smooth. My makeup goes on so much better after using this!! Love this product and cant say enough.

    • Skin Type:
    • Dry
    • Age:
    • 30-44
     
    2.0

    Underwhelming

    By Driftwoodchest

    from Kansas city,Missouri

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Smells Great

    Cons

    • Not Effective

    Best Uses

      Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Resurfacing Peel:

      I purchased this product at the recommendation of a beauty consultant in the Ulta store and after using three times, I have yet to experience the warming senation or foaming, dexpire trying less and more product. A lot of money for no results.

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

      Been using for years ....LOVE!!!

      By Heidi

      from Jersey

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Enlarged Pores
          • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
          • Uneven Skin Tone

          Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Resurfacing Peel:

          I've been using this for years and love it!! Use one to 2 times per week. Tried Rodan and Fields version of this and doesn't even compare. The step 2 activating gel is what makes this different and it really works! My skin always feels so smooth after!

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

          I will keep purchasing this product

          By Jeanie

          from Corpus Christi, Texas

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Non-Greasy
          • Smells Great
          • Softens Skin

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Resurfacing Peel:

              I am so grateful to the young lady that assisted me in finding this product after explaining to her what was happening to my face. I have been having a lot of problems with my face being so flaky after washing and this has helped me so much. Thank you.

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

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              OMG...the best peel I have ever tried

              By SaraC

              from San Diego

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Lightweight
              • Softens Skin

              Cons

                Best Uses

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

                Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Resurfacing Peel:

                As I've aged through my 30s, I've noticed that my skin has lost a degree of elasticity; fine lines are becoming more noticable around my eyes and expression lines are deepening in my forehead; my skin tone has begun to show signs of patchiness and uneven texture from occasional days spent in the San Diego sun. This product is like a polisher for all of that! It's like a retexturizer for my skin tone, smoothing everything out. You have to be a little liberal with the activator, though. You want the orange crystals to fully emulsify with the gel as you rub it into your face; when it's working it'll turn a white-ish color and change texture. After using it in the evening I layer when hope is not enough retinol cream and either the original hope in a jar OR miracle worker, depending on the time of year. I absolutely cannot recommend this company enough. I have discovered multiple friends have independently drifted to this company's product line over the years, which is sayin' something!

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

                Great Product.

                By cincity

                from Smyrna, TN

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Softens Skin

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Smooths skin

                  Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Resurfacing Peel:

                  I have used this product for over a year and I like the way it makes my skin feel. My skin is softer and my other face products go on much smoother.

                  • Skin Type:
                  • Normal
                  • Age:
                  • 45-59

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Amazing

                  By Mal

                  from Nebraska

                  About Me Beauty Expert

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Non-Greasy
                  • Smells Great
                  • Softens Skin
                  • Soothes Skin

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

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

                    Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Resurfacing Peel:

                    Prefect skin care

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

                    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Works wonders

                    By Jomo226

                    from Georgia

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Smells Great
                    • Softens Skin
                    • Soothes Skin

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Uneven Skin Tone

                      Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Resurfacing Peel:

                      I've been so discouraged with my skin for several months. I've fallen victim to severe hormonal acne around my cycle which has been so embarrassing being just 28. I couldn't tell you how many different cleansers I have used before discovering philosophy. I started with the charcoal peel which worked great but didn't get past the surface. I fought between choosing the acne system they offer and this peel but decided to go with the peel since the acne isn't constant and I didn't want something targeted just for acne. In one use, I knew this was money well spent. My face was smooth and bright. I opted to use the product for there nights in a row and by the third morning, my skin tone was more even and the blemishes dramatically reduced. This product does have salicylic acid which helps control blemishes plus added benefits that I haven't been getting from other cleansers. I now use this every 2-3 days in addition to the purity face wash and use the charcoal in between twice a week. My face hasn't looked better in years.

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

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      2.0

                      Did not perform as promised

                      By EllieMae

                      from St. Louis

                      About Me Minimalist

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Non-Greasy
                      • Soothes Skin

                      Cons

                      • Awkward application
                      • Not Effective

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Resurfacing Peel:

                        The product did not perform as promised. When the second of two steps was performed, the instructions stated that a white foam would appear. It did not. Additionally, it only minimally made my skin feel smoother but not much, and no better than less expensive products. I plan to go back to the store with it. I'll ask them if I did anything wrong. If not, I want to return it.

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

                        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        smoothest skin ever

                        By Ella

                        from concord, nh

                        Comments about Philosophy The Microdelivery Resurfacing Peel:

                        I have acne and this has helped smooth out old scabbing and lightened up some scars. I did find there was an initial break out the first time I used it because it brings everything to the surface. Well worth the money.

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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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