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Kakadu C Intensive Vitamin C Peel Pad with Ferulic Acid & Vitamin E

Dermadoctor

Kakadu C Intensive Vitamin C Peel Pad with Ferulic Acid & Vitamin E

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Delivers a powerful punch of Kakadu Plum, one of the richest natural vitamin C sources known on Earth. This intensive formulation features 7 sources of AHA & BHA plus ferulic acid. Antioxidant boosters, like Australian lime caviar, help protect against free radical damage. Balanced with a calming complex that leaves skin feeling hydrated and luminous. Dermatologist tested & approved. Allergy tested, hypoallergenic, non irritating, non comedogenic, soap free, oil free, fragrance free, dye free, paraben free, gluten free, phthalate free, triclosan free, hormone free, GMO free, sulfate free, petro chemical free, silicone free, no animal testing.

Use once daily. Apply to clean, dry skin. Avoid eye area and lips. Leave on for 1 to 3 minutes and then rinse thoroughly with water. Wear a broad spectrum SPF 30 daily.

Precautions: For external use only. Do not get into eyes. Keep out of reach of children. If irritation occurs, wash product off, discontinue use and consult with a physician. People who are allergic to salicylates (found in aspirin) should not use products containing willow bark or salicylic acid. Pregnant or nursing women should talk to their doctor before using any products containing salicylic acid. Sunburn Alert: This product contains an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that may increase your skin's sensitivity to the sun and particularly the possibility of sunburn. Use a broad spectrum SPF 30 sunscreen, and limit sun exposure while using this product and for a week afterwards. Contains Papain: Do not use if allergic to latex.
Aqua (Water), Glycolic Acid, Rose Centifolia Flower Water, Lactic Acid, Potassium Hydroxide, Mandelic Acid, Hyaluronic Acid, Polysorbate 20, SD Alcohol 40-B, Glycerin, Terminalia Ferdinandiana Fruit Extract, Microcitrus Australasica Fruit Extract, Salix Nigra (Willow) Bark Extract, Malic Acid, Algae Extract, Superoxide Dismutase, Camellia Oleifera (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Camellia Sinensis (White Tea) Leaf Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Squalane, Papain, Ferulic Acid, Vitamin E Acetate, Oleanolic Acid, Enantia Chlorantha Bark Extract, Phenoxyethanol, Potassium Sorbate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Butylene Glycol, Sodium Benzoate, Citric Acid.

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DermadoctorKakadu C Intensive Vitamin C Peel Pad with Ferulic Acid & Vitamin E
 
4.5

(based on 43 reviews)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Non-greasy (19)
  • Softens skin (19)
  • Lightweight (16)
  • Soothes skin (10)
  • Easy to use (9)

Cons

  • Not effective (4)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (24)
  • Uneven skin tone (19)
  • Enlarged pores (12)
  • Fine lines/wrinkles (11)
  • Redness/ blotchiness (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (12), Brand buyer (6), Survivalist / minimalist (6), Beauty expert (4), Skin care professional (3)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (4)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (10), Dry (6), Normal (6), Oily (5)

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5.0

Gentle

By Michy T

from Dayton, NJ

Pros

  • Non-Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Dermadoctor Kakadu C Intensive Vitamin C Peel Pad with Ferulic Acid & Vitamin E:

      First Impression: I received a sample of this and was pleasantly surprised by how gentle this is on the skin! The pad itself is very soft and non-abrasive. Also moist enough to cover the whole face and down to the neck. I did not have any tingling sensations and my skin had a nice glow afterwards!

      • Age:
      • 30-44
       
      5.0

      Amazing!

      By krisrtrae

      from Montana

      Comments about Dermadoctor Kakadu C Intensive Vitamin C Peel Pad with Ferulic Acid & Vitamin E:

      This product works like magic! When I saw this on ULTAs 50% off promotion I checked out the reviews and decided to order it. I have been having skin issues the last 2 months and after using this for 4 days my skin is almost all clear! My only problem now is the regular price :( I don't know how often I'll actually buy this because of the cost but it is amazing! I also read a review about cutting the pad in half and that works great and they will last longer :)

       
      5.0

      Great

      By Kim

      from California

      Comments about Dermadoctor Kakadu C Intensive Vitamin C Peel Pad with Ferulic Acid & Vitamin E:

      I first used this when I had dry peeling skin due to pregnancy and needed to prep for my wedding. Stopped because I was pregnant and wedding was over. It transformed my skin. Now a year postpartum, my skin went back to its SUPER oily self and I broke out every day and had really bad acne scarring. Bought this during 21 days of beauty sale, cut it into fours (because my face is so small) and left it on (I don't wash it off like it says). After one week of using it every morning (not in the night because I produce too much oil), I no longer break out and my scars (even texture) have disappeared. I could go out with no makeup. It also controls my oily face throughout the day. Highly recommend if you want fast results..worked for me when I had super dry skin and super oily skin. I'm Asian with medium skin tone.

      (12 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      This product is amazing

      By CBar

      from Michigan

      Comments about Dermadoctor Kakadu C Intensive Vitamin C Peel Pad with Ferulic Acid & Vitamin E:

      I read the reviews and got this in a sampler kit. I cut the pad in half to prolong use. it works fine. I made a big mistake and did a quick exfoliation with microderm paste before applying this the first time. Holy cow it stung so badly and my face turned bright red. I rinsed after a few minutes as instructed.

      The second time I used it, I became distracted by my toddler and forgot to wash it off before bedtime. I woke up and for the next several days my face was the softest it has ever been in my life. Actually, it was as soft as a baby's face. I kept getting myself intermittently throughout the days and was constantly amazed.

      I am 34 and starting to really see the deeper mouth lines and lines around my eyes and forehead. I really appreciate how nicely I can apply foundation after the overnight application. I haven't used it on the daily, however. If I splurged to buy the 30-pc box, you could easily cut the pads in half and use every third night to really stretch that out a few months. I really think a splurge like that would be worth it.

      (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Really enjoy this product!

      By Alisia

      from North Carolina

      Comments about Dermadoctor Kakadu C Intensive Vitamin C Peel Pad with Ferulic Acid & Vitamin E:

      I have been using this product twice a week now for about two weeks, and so far have been loving this product. I have oily acne prone skin, and currently am fighting acne scars. This product has really minimized the look of my pores and scars! I love how easy this product is to use, and I actually cut the pad in half and use one side for that current night and the other half the next day. A way to save some money, because this is quite pricy.

      (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Gentle.

      By Cheryl G.

      from Michigan.

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Non-Greasy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Enlarged Pores
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about Dermadoctor Kakadu C Intensive Vitamin C Peel Pad with Ferulic Acid & Vitamin E:

        Seems gentle on my sensitive skin,,so for me,,that's a plus. Have only been using it for a couple of weeks so its hard to see any difference just yet. Perhaps its more like a "toner with a kick". But it does not dry out my skin and it also does not irritate.

        • Skin Type:
        • Dry
        • Age:
        • 60+

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Amazing

        By Heather

        from Florida

        Comments about Dermadoctor Kakadu C Intensive Vitamin C Peel Pad with Ferulic Acid & Vitamin E:

        I love that this doesn't have any alcohol. It has been great for clearing my skin and fading post-acne marks. Very fast and easy step to add to my skin care routine.

        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        It's okay

        By Mahi

        from Aldie, Virginia

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Non-Greasy

        Cons

        • Not Effective

        Best Uses

        • Uneven Skin Tone

        Comments about Dermadoctor Kakadu C Intensive Vitamin C Peel Pad with Ferulic Acid & Vitamin E:

        So far I used it for two weeks and I didn't see exciting result on my skin.

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

        (6 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        Did nothing, for anti-aging only I guess

        By Cruelty Free Princess

        from FL

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Comments about Dermadoctor Kakadu C Intensive Vitamin C Peel Pad with Ferulic Acid & Vitamin E:

        From other reviews, it seems like this product is great for anti-aging purposes, but as far as discoloration or textured skin it was a failure. Used the whole box and noticed absolutely no difference in my skin, however, I am in my early 20's and have no signs on aging, just acne, acne scars, and textured skin. It didn't do anything for any of those issues.

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

        (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        I'm hooked!

        By J the quality skincare convert

        from Miami Beach, FL

        About Me Minimalist

        Pros

        • Softens Skin

        Cons

        • Bad Smell

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
        • Uneven Skin Tone

        Comments about Dermadoctor Kakadu C Intensive Vitamin C Peel Pad with Ferulic Acid & Vitamin E:

        I am not one to usually buy something over $50, let alone buy it multiple times. I love this product! I can see a difference in my skin tone and others have complimented me on it. I am in my mid-30's and have started to notice some of the dreaded fine lines creeping up around my eyes, the 'elevens' and the smile lines around my mouth. I can tell that this product smooths them over as well as get rid of dull dead skin to reveal brighter skin. The only con I noted was that the smell is not particularly inviting, but it's not adverse enough for me to stop using it (you only need to keep this stuff on your skin for 3 minutes before washing off). As a bonus - as a frequent airline traveler - the fact that these are in individual packets, makes them very carry-on friendly and easy to keep up with your skincare routine on the road.

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

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        • Q:

          What is the difference between these pads and your Kakadu Vitamin 20% serum? Debating which one to buy. Is the serum the same solution that's on the pad? Should I use these pads in conjunction w/ the serum?
          Asked on 4/21/2018 by Clare from OKC

          1 answer

          • Brand Expert

            A:

            The peel pads contain the same Vitamin C + Ferulic Acid and E complex, but their primary function is exfoliation with multiple AHAs (alpha hydroxy acids). If you're looking for resurfacing + Vitamin C treatment, I would go with the peel pads. If you're just looking for a high potency Vitamin C serum booster, I would go with the serum.

            Answered on 4/23/2018 by Brand Expert from DERMAdoctor
        • Q:

          Ok so this may sound like a stupid question but this is my 1st purchase of this type of product so I am not sure how to use. Yes, I read instructions: Apply to skin-leave on 3-5min. Am I just wiping my face w/the pad, which will be enough to work its wonders? Then rinse after allotted time? Since they are called "peel pads" I was assuming I peel+apply. But after opening+seeing they are small(approx 3.5x2.5)/square +have no backing to peel they obviously would only cover a small area so I'm thinking that my 1st thought is the correct way for application? Any help would be greatly appreciated~Thanks
          Asked on 4/3/2018 by Greytracer from undisclosed

          1 answer

          • Brand Expert

            A:

            The peel pads have enough product to cover the face, neck, decolletage, and another small area such as the backs of the hands. After swiping over those areas, you wait 3-5 min, then rinse thoroughly with water to neutralize the acids and halt exfoliation. The "peel" part comes into play because it's a chemical exfoliator with alpha hydroxy acids, rather than a physical exfoliator. Unlike the chemical peels you can get in a doctor's office, these at-home peels are formulated with a calming complex to be gentle and effective at revealing radiant skin.

            Answered on 4/9/2018 by Brand Expert from DERMAdoctor
        • Q:

          Are these safe to use the same day as microdermabrasion or would you recommend skipping on days I do microderm?
          Asked on 3/31/2018 by JS from South Carolina

          1 answer

          • Brand Expert

            A:

            We recommend only doing one deep exfoliation per day max, so use these on the off-days of your microderm!

            Answered on 4/2/2018 by Brand Expert from DERMAdoctor
        • Q:

          Would this help with my melasma? I'm struggling to find a product that will actually help!
          Asked on 3/26/2018 by AJ from GB, WI

          1 answer

          • Brand Expert

            A:

            These won't physically lighten the darker skin, but they will help exfoliate and turn over new skin cells to reveal a smoother, brighter complexion.

            Answered on 3/26/2018 by Brand Expert from DERMAdoctor
        • Q:

          I'm 25 but have so many wrinkles and acne scars and discolored skin does this help any of my problems
          Asked on 3/25/2018 by Ashley from Louisville

          1 answer

          • Brand Expert

            A:

            Peel pads are great for all of the issues you mentioned because they help turn over skin cells much faster than your body can on its own. Vitamin C is also a fantastic ingredient for wrinkles and discoloration.

            Answered on 3/26/2018 by Brand Expert from DERMAdoctor
        • Q:

          What is the Vitamin C percentage? Thank you.
          Asked on 3/19/2018 by Tricia from MO

          1 answer

          • Brand Expert

            A:

            The exact percentage of Vitamin C in this formulation is proprietary, but the source of Vitamin C is Kakadu plum, listed as Terminalia Ferdinandiana Fruit Extract in the ingredient deck.

            Answered on 3/19/2018 by Brand Expert from DERMAdoctor
        • Q:

          I am in my early thirties. I am looking to even skin tone and reduce sun spots and acne scars. How does this product compare to the Exuviance Performance Peel AP25? What is the difference between the results
          of this product or the Exuviance AP25?
          Asked on 3/19/2017 by ciyhnso from Mishawaka, IN

          1 answer

          • Brand Expert

            A:

            The Kakadu C Peel Pads are gentle enough for daily use, whereas the Exuviance pads are recommended for use only 2X/week. The Kakadu Peels also contain vitamin C which is an ingredient proven to help lighten hyperpigmentation.

            Answered on 4/5/2017 by Brand Expert from DERMAdoctor
        • Q:

          I was wondering if this should be used as a toner and Vit C step for the day or would I still need a toner and another Vit C serum?
          Asked on 3/12/2017 by Skincare Junky from Denver, CO

          1 answer

          • Brand Expert

            A:

            The pads should be used as an exfoliating and brightening treatment, so you can skip any exfoliating toners. Since the pads are meant to be washed off after two-three minutes, you can always apply your Vitamin C serum afterwards for a double dose - it will absorb even better after using the peel!

            Answered on 4/5/2017 by Brand Expert from DERMAdoctor
        • Q:

          Can I use this product with Retin-A?
          Asked on 2/20/2017 by 50something from SC

          1 answer

          • Brand Expert

            A:

            I would alternate days using the peel and the Retin-A. Alternating using the peel pad and retinol will help the Retin-A absorb better and will cut down on flakiness, but used together the ingredients can counteract one another.

            Answered on 4/5/2017 by Brand Expert from DERMAdoctor
        • Q:

          I currently wash my face I'm the morning and use my Mario Badescu glycolic toner should I use these pads after the toner or the toner after I rinse this off my face
          Asked on 1/31/2017 by Ally from Illinois

          1 answer

          • Brand Expert

            A:

            The main ingredient in these pads is glycolic acid, so you might want to use them at night when you are not using the glycolic acid toner on top. The pads should be applied to freshly cleansed skin, left on for 1-3 minutes, then neutralized with water and followed by a moisturizer.

            Answered on 4/5/2017 by Brand Expert from DERMAdoctor
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