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Performance Peel AP25

Exuviance

Performance Peel AP25

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The Exuviance Performance Peel AP 25 contains 12 peels (a 6 week supply), which can be used up to twice a week on face, backs of hands, neck, chest and body.

The creators of the original Glycolic Acid peel introduce a high performance peel that is safe and easy to use at home. The Exuviance Performance Peel AP25 contains a 25% blend of Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs) and Polyhydroxy Acids (PHA) including Glycolic Acid, Mandelic Acid and Gluconolactone. Performance Peel AP25 not only works at skin's surface to exfoliate dead, dull surface layers, it also stimulates the process of cell renewal among all layers, to reveal fresher, healthier cells.

With regular use, up to twice a week, this peel has been clinically proven to:
  • Refine pore size and smooth texture
  • Visibly diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Improve clarity and brightness
  • Brighten and even skin tone
  • Provide an all-over healthy glow, suppleness and smoothness to skin.



First, cleanse the face with a gentle, effective cleanser such as Exuviance Purifying Cleansing Gel.
  • Apply a Step 1 Activator Pad over the entire face, avoiding eye area, lips and any area of sensitivity. Then discard pad. Carefully monitor the skin's response to the Peel by observing any redness or discomfort, including stinging, burning, itching, tightness, tingling and peeling.
  • Apply a Step 2 Neutralizer Pad to the face after 10 minutes, or sooner if you experience bothersome redness or discomfort. Apply over entire face (avoiding eyes and lips), and then rinse the face thoroughly with water.
Follow with a moisturizer such as Exuviance Evening Restorative Complex.

Precautions: The Exuviance Performance Peel AP25 may be used up to twice weekly, as tolerated by your skin. Reduce frequency of use if skin becomes uncomfortable, irritated or if bothersome peeling occurs.
Activator Pads: Aqua (Water), Mandelic Acid, Glycolic Acid, Gluconolactone, Ammonium Hydroxide, Arginine, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Chlorphenesin, Methylparaben, Sodium Bisulfite. Neutralizer Pads: Water, Glycerin, Propylene Glycol, Sodium Bicarbonate, Glycine, Benzalkonium Chloride.

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ExuviancePerformance Peel AP25
 
4.4

(based on 411 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Softens skin (222)
  • Lightweight (117)
  • Soothes skin (112)
  • Non-greasy (95)
  • Moisturizes (31)

Cons

  • Bad smell (33)
  • Not effective (32)
  • Irritates skin (20)
  • Pricey / poor value (10)

Best Uses

  • Fine lines/wrinkles (254)
  • Uneven skin tone (230)
  • Enlarged pores (168)
  • Redness/ blotchiness (80)
  • Sensitive skin (62)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (237), Survivalist / minimalist (72), Beauty expert (33), Skin care professional (20)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (202), Normal (77), Dry (53), Oily (43)

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(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Not sure yet

By Shannon

from Florida

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Comments about Exuviance Performance Peel AP25:

Only 3 peels in and it's breaking out my face really bad! I've had professional peels and I've never broken out before... gonna continue the 6 week treatment and see how it goes before I make a final decision.

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

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

First use: SMALLER PORES!

By Zaida

from Raleigh, NC

About Me Beauty Expert

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Exuviance Performance Peel AP25:

      You get what you pay for when it comes to skincare. I've tried it all. When you want results, be prepared to invest some money & time. Even though I've only used this product once, I saw an immediate difference in my pores (around my nose & cheeks specifically). It's a 2 step-#1 active treatment for up to 10 minutes, #2 deactivate treatment. It did tingle, but nothing unbearable. I didn't experience any peeling, but I was prepared due to the warnings. My goal is to see skintone improvement-I have sun spots & am ready to part with them LOL!! It was a lucky by-product that my pores look smaller! If you've never noticed that you've got visible pores BEFORE this...you certainly will realize it AFTER. I never thought it was a problem, until I saw the clarity/smoothness afterward. Will buy again when I'm done with the 6 weeks!

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

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      fantastic

      By pc

      from sc

      Comments about Exuviance Performance Peel AP25:

      i have been using this 2x a week for 4 weeks and the results are fantastic. my skin look and feels so smooth, most of my sun spots are gone and people have been complimenting me on my skin and make up. i used it all over my face, the back of my hands, chest and face. i had slight tingling while using but no burning or redness. i use this peel at night and use a buff puff with obagi cleanser to exfoliate when i take a shower the next day.

      • Age:
      • 45-59

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Effective Glycolic Acid Peel

      By Beebe

      from Harrisburg, Pa.

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Brighten Skin Tone
          • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
          • Gentle Exfoliant
          • Uneven Skin Tone

          Comments about Exuviance Performance Peel AP25:

          12 Applications. Easy to use & very effective in the removal of dead cells. Also purchased Exuviance Vitamin C capsules.
          My skin benefitted from the exfoliation & allowed for deeper penetration of the Vitamin C, which stimulates the growth of collagen & brightened my skin. Definitely recommend both products.

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

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          By Kathryn

          By Kathryn

          from Syracuse NY

          Comments about Exuviance Performance Peel AP25:

          I have used one box of the peel on my face neck and chest and have noticed an improvement. However on the last two peels I followed with the vitamin C capsules and noticed a bigger difference when using both products together. Will repurchase both. Love Exuviance!

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          a must buy

          By kkd

          from southern pines, nc

          Comments about Exuviance Performance Peel AP25:

          buy this now! I am almost done with my kit and my skin look amazing. my large pores are significantly smaller and the texture of my skin has evened out. I did the peel tonight and just used the oxygen facial for the first time and that is a MUST buy NOW!!! these products are pricey but well worth the $$.

          (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Did they change the formula?

          By Harriet The Spy

          from Grorgia

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Pros

            Cons

            • Not Effective

            Best Uses

              Comments about Exuviance Performance Peel AP25:

              I used to use this from about 2010-2015. I used it when I was going out or for special occasions. It tingled slightly and afterwards I noticed my skin looked smoother. I stopped using it due to price but bought it recently when it was half priced. I used it last night and nothing! No slight tingling and my skin did not looked any different than before I applied it. I'm very disappointed.

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

              (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              I would buy this product again

              By Betty

              from Janesville

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Non-Greasy
              • Softens Skin
              • Soothes Skin

              Cons

                Best Uses

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

                Comments about Exuviance Performance Peel AP25:

                Use it once a week

                • Skin Type:
                • Combination
                • Age:
                • 60+

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                2.0

                Haven't noticed a difference

                By Anna

                from Texas

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about Exuviance Performance Peel AP25:

                I like the way the product feels, but a couple weeks in and have not noticed a difference.

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

                Definitely will continue to purchase this product

                By Arnie

                from Indiana

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Non-Greasy
                • Softens Skin

                Cons

                • Bad Smell

                Best Uses

                • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
                • Uneven Skin Tone

                Comments about Exuviance Performance Peel AP25:

                This product is easy to use and the results are fabulous. After one use, I noticed an improvement in the overall texture of my face. Each week the results improve.

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

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                • Q:

                  Can you use if you have rosacea ?
                  Asked on 5/31/2018 by buns from US

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Exuviance Performance Peel AP25 is a high-strength Alpha and Poly Hydroxy Acid blend peel. We recommend trying Exuviance Daily Firming Masque/Firm-NG6 Non-Acid Peel to address aging concerns. As always, we recommend using any product as tolerated and discontinuing at any sign of irritation.

                    Answered on 6/5/2018 by Official Answer from Exuviance from Brand Answer
                • Q:

                  Can you use the peel on active acne?
                  Asked on 5/4/2018 by Jessieb from Hollywood,Florida

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Performance Peel AP25 contains a 25% blend of Alpha and Poly Hydroxy Acids to help exfoliate dead surface layers, refine pore size and smooth texture, improve clarity and brightness, and brighten and even skin tone for a healthier looking complexion overall. We do not recommend applying this product to open skin. To specifically address oily/combination skin, we recommend trying Exuviance Clarifying Facial Cleanser.

                    Answered on 5/10/2018 by Official Answer from Exuviance from Brand Answer
                • Q:

                  Is this only for mature skin? I'm in my teens and want to try this but I don't want it to irritate my skin.
                  Asked on 4/24/2018 by Z from Florida

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    The Performance Peel AP25 contains a 25% blend of Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs) and Polyhydroxy Acids (PHA) including Glycolic Acid, Mandelic Acid and Gluconolactone. Performance Peel AP25 not only works at skin's surface to exfoliate dead, dull surface layers, it also enhances exfoliation to reveal fresher, healthier-looking skin. If you are under 18 years of age, we recommend discussing using our products with your parents or physician first.

                    Answered on 4/25/2018 by Official Answer from Exuviance from Brand Answer
                • Q:

                  I JUST bought the vitamin c resurfacing peel today and I'm SUPER excited!!! My question is, I recently bought a bottle of the Mario Badescu vitamin C serum, and I've been using that every other night as directed on the bottle, and I've also been using The Ordinarys AHA 30% BHA 2% peeling solution mask about once a week in hopes of helping to get rid of acne scars...am I able to keep using these products in conjunction with the resurfacing peel and if so, how would you recommend incorporating them/how often for each??? Thanks for your help, I REALLY want these pits off my face, however, I dont really want to accidentally melt my face completely OFF in the process!!! ;)
                  Asked on 4/7/2018 by Michelle from Novi, MI

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Successful treatment of indented acne scars is typically achieved with use of high-strength peels or other cosmetic procedures such as Intense Pulsed Light or laser under the supervision of a dermatologist.

                    The AP25 Performance Peel showed excellent clinical results in improvement in fine lines, wrinkles, even skin tones, texture, and radiance. It should be used twice a week, as tolerated, and can be followed by your favorite serum. You should consult with your physician regarding the use of this of this peel in between treatments.

                    Answered on 4/19/2018 by Official Answer from Exuviance from Brand Answer
                • Q:

                  Can I or should I use a toner after washing my face and before using this product? But more importantly, can I or should I use a serum after the process?
                  Asked on 3/29/2018 by Chris from Chicago, Il.

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    We recommend applying Exuviance Performance Peel AP25 after cleansing the face. Follow with your favorite Exuviance serum and moisturizer!

                    Answered on 4/19/2018 by Official Answer from Exuviance from Brand Answer
                • Q:

                  I read someone's comment about this product being used twice per year with the 6 week course. Is that the way this product is designed? Or does it just so happen to be a 6 week supply but you can use it longer than 6 weeks at a time.
                  Asked on 3/23/2018 by Sara from Grand Rapids, MI

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    There is no need to wait in between boxes of Exuviance Performance Peel AP15. You can continue using the product twice a week, just as you have with the previous carton of peels.

                    Answered on 3/23/2018 by Brand Expert from Exuviance
                • Q:

                  If I get a 70% professional glycolic peel 1x a year, will this peel at only 5% be useful for maintenance? I don't want to waste the money if it isn't very effective but the reviews are good. Please advise. Thanks
                  Asked on 3/22/2018 by TN dog lady from Knoxville

                  2 answers

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Performance Peel AP25 contains a 25% blend of Alpha and Poly Hydroxy Acids to help exfoliate dead surface layers, refine pore size and smooth texture, improve clarity and brightness, and brighten and even skin tone for a healthier looking complexion overall.

                    Answered on 4/19/2018 by Official Answer from Exuviance from Brand Answer
                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    With regular use, the Exuviance Performance Peel AP25 is an ideal way to significantly reduce visible signs of aging and improve the texture of the skin. We recommend continuing use up to twice weekly.

                    Answered on 3/23/2018 by Brand Expert from Exuviance
                • Q:

                  Why does it include parabens? UGH!
                  Asked on 3/22/2018 by Kiki from undisclosed

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Parabens are preservatives that are widely used in cosmetic and skin care products. It is important to use preservatives to prevent contamination and microbial growth with repeated use. However, we understand consumers' interest in paraben-free formulations. As a result, we are actively researching paraben-free alternatives and are committed to providing new formulations that are paraben free.

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

                  How long do the results last after the 6 week application? In my case, I'm 22 years old but aged skin from excessive sun exposure growing up.
                  Asked on 3/22/2018 by Whitney S from Grand Rapids, MI

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    With regular use, the Exuviance Performance Peel AP25 is an ideal way to significantly reduce visible signs of aging and improve the texture of the skin. We recommend continuing use up to twice weekly.

                    Answered on 3/22/2018 by Brand Expert from Exuviance
                • Q:

                  How soon after my at-home dermaplaning regimine can I do the peel? Are there any other topical treatments other than vitamin C that I should wait 24 hrs before/after to use?
                  Asked on 3/21/2018 by BBBeauty from Atlanta, GA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    We recommend waiting until skin is fully healed and no longer sensitive following any cosmetic procedures before using any of our high-strength topical products, including Exuviance Performance Peel AP25.

                    Answered on 3/22/2018 by Brand Expert from Exuviance
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