• Pure + Simple

    Lactic Acid

    50ml / $55.95

    This non-abrasive exfoliant is made of food-grade Lactic Acid, which reduces blemishes + unclogs pores.

Details

With 5% Lactic Acid and a natural base of Algin + Aloe Vera, this gentle exfoliant helps reduces fine lines and helps to further hydrate + plump skin cells, giving your skin a healthy glow. With no physical scrub, this exfoliating gel effectively dissolves dead skin cells as it is applied to the skin. Ideal for dry + sensitive skin types.

Nut Free

Key Ingredients:

Lactic Acid: The most gentle type of AHAs, it’s used to reduce the incidence of comedones by deep cleaning pores + rejuvenating skin for a fresh look. Reduces the appearance of facial lines without dehydrating skin, by stimulating Collagen production.

Algae + Aloe Vera base: Helps hydrates skin + reduce sensitivity.

On the Blog: Do's and Don'ts of Peeling http://www.holisticvanity.ca/dos-and-donts-of-peeling-the-art-of-exfoliation/

Ingredients

Water, Algin (Sea algae derivative), Aloe Barbadensis (Organic Aloe Vera) Powder, Vegetable Glycerin, Lactic Acid.

Directions

Apply to clean, dry skin, avoiding the eye area. Let the skin absorb it for 15 minutes to exfoliate + brighten. Follow with serum + moisturizer. Use only at night.

Tips

For thick or very congested skin switch between a manual scrub and Lactic Acid each day.Leave on overnight underneath your serum + moisturizer for a deeper exfoliation. Always follow with an SPF the next day.Using 5% Lactic Acid is a great way to prepare the skin for the use of higher percentages of Lactic Acid in a program of skin exfoliation and rejuvenation.

Customer Reviews

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M.
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This formula is wonderful! Gentle but super effective, my facial complexion is brighter, clearer and smoother. I have used it nightly for the past several weeks. Excellent value and results!!!!

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D.
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I started using this at the end of a very long winter, my skin was flakey in areas, plagued with blackheads in other and curious under the skin bumps all over. I have been using this product a few times a week and within the first few uses, the flakies are greatly diminished, texture is better, my skin is definitely brighter and moisture levels are way better. I have been using this in conjunction with Holistic Vanity's Damage Care - Brightening Hyaluronic Lotion. I look forward to continued improvement with longer use of these two products together!

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M.
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I love this exfoliant! It is mild and doesn't scratch the skin, in contrast with most exfoliating scrubs. It restores my skin's natural pH and prevents the apparition of future break-outs. Ever since I've been using it on a bi-weekly basis, my face looks radiant and healthy! I definitely recommend this product!

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K.
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I love this product! My skin is visibly different after just a few applications - looks smoother and softer almost immediately. I've looked for comparable products as I find it a bit pricey, but haven't found anything that works as well. That being said, it does last a long time. It really does soften fine lines (hurray!) and clear congestion so my moisturizer even works better as well! I just wish it were a tad cheaper as I would love to use it all the time! :)

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T.
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Lactic acid is great, it provides such a gentle way to exfoliate, that doesn't leave your skin red or raw. And it's safe enough to use everyday. It has really helped with my acne, to clear blocked pores.