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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 407 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 (252)
  • Uneven skin tone (228)
  • Enlarged pores (167)
  • Redness/ blotchiness (80)
  • Sensitive skin (62)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (235), Survivalist / minimalist (72), Beauty expert (32), Skin care professional (20)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (201), Normal (77), Dry (51), Oily (43)

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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!

 
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 1 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
       
      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+
         
        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
         
        5.0

        Using Since My 40's

        By Stasia

        from St Petersburg

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Non-Greasy
        • Softens Skin

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

          Comments about Exuviance Performance Peel AP25:

          I use this 1-2 x week and have been since my 40's. It is easy and simply works!

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

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Surprised and impressed

          By Lanijoy

          from WI

          Comments about Exuviance Performance Peel AP25:

          I was hoping to address post-acne marks and uneven skin tone. I'm 26 and have extremely sensitive, acne-prone, dry skin. Definitely expected my skin to react negatively, but it didn't. Didn't even burn in the slightest when I had it on. I have used this twice and my skin tone is even and radiant. I even felt confident to go without make up. I noticed the second application was way better than the first in terms of noticeable results. Super impressed by this and looking forward to the remaining weeks!

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          I will keep purchasing this product amazing results!

          By Midlife crisis

          from Mansfield Texas

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

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

              Comments about Exuviance Performance Peel AP25:

              I had a sun spot the size of a quarter it was making very self conscious. After just using 2 treatments it went away! Thank goodness I went to Ulta before the dermatologist I saved hundreds of $$$.

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

              Worth it already!!!

              By Jackifish

              from Central cali

              Comments about Exuviance Performance Peel AP25:

              I bought this during the sale and i just used it for the first time last night. Im 30 and im starting to get fine lines on my forehead and under my eyes. I was a competitive swimmer from age 4 until about 20 so i grew up in the sun. After that i loved my tanning beds. Needless to say my skin is showing that i grew up in the sun and tanning salon. Im pretty much buying any product that i think will help and at least trying it. After using just once the texture of my skin looked so much better. I can see a slight difference in my fine lines on my forehead. Im thinking itll be a few "peels" before i see any significant change with those. Also before using this the word "peel" scared me. I thought this would burn pretty bad. Honestly it tingled for the ten minutes you have it on but its not bad at all. Honestly if you can get this on sale its a steal! Im hoping that they have this next year during the sale because i will definitely pick up a box or two.

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              • 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
              • Q:

                How much time should I give my skin between my electrolysis treatment and this peel?
                Asked on 1/30/2018 by Komal from US

                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 1/31/2018 by Brand Expert from Exuviance
              • Q:

                Has anyone used this compared to the Ordinary's BHA/AHA peel? How does it compare?
                Asked on 1/24/2018 by Nyssa from Milwaukee, wi

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Exuviance Performance Peel AP25 is a blend of AHAs and PHAs including Mandelic Acid and Gluconolactone and 5% Glycolic Acid that exfoliates dead, dull surface layers, and enhances exfoliation, to reveal healthier cells. In a consumer perception study, 100% of users saw improvement in fine lines and wrinkles after one month of twice weekly use!

                  Answered on 1/25/2018 by Brand Expert from Exuviance
              • Q:

                I have very sensitive skin and tends to get red easily. Does this product tend to agitate?
                Asked on 1/7/2018 by Bear from Seattle

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  An extra peel is included in with Performance Peel AP25 for testing your skin's sensitivity. For sensitive skin types, we recommend starting out by leaving the peel on for 5 minutes, instead of 10, and neutralizing the peel at any sign of irritation or redness.

                  Answered on 1/8/2018 by Brand Expert from Exuviance
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