Skin Revealing Body Lotion 10% AHA
Gently but effectively sheds built-up dead skin cells to reveal smoother, radiant skin.
- Skin Type: All Skin Types
- Concern: Anti-Aging , Keratosis Pilaris , Brown spots , Very dry skin
- Ingredients: Shea Butter , Green Tea Extract , Glycolic acid/AHA View all
VariationsFull size 210 ml
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What does it do?
Get soft, smooth and even-toned skin all over.
This creamy, lightweight leave-on exfoliant contains 10% AHA which gently but effectively sheds built-up dead skin cells to reveal smoother, more radiant skin. The gentle lotion also helps to improve the appearance of rough, bumpy skin on the arms and legs leaving skin soft and moisturised.
Leaves skin softer and smoother
For a natural looking result
Fights signs of ageing
How to use
Massage onto clean skin in gentle circular motions. May be used daily or applied only to dry areas as often as needed. If using with an additional moisturiser, apply this treatment first and adjust amount used based on personal preference. For daytime use, wear under a Paula's Choice sunscreen.
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What are the key ingredients?
This plant lipid, extracted from the karite tree, is used as an emollient and has smoothing properties for dry skin. it’s also a rich source of antioxidants.
Green Tea Extract
Possess potent antioxidant and skin-soothing properties and has impressive research in terms of its many benefits for skin, including anti-ageing properties.
Can help shed dead skin cells to renew skin’s surface, visibly softening signs of ageing, particularly from sun damage. Can act as a water-binding agent.
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 sunscreen, wear protective clothing, and limit sun exposure while using this product and for a week afterwards. As with all cosmetics, avoid direct contact with the eyes.
Aqua, Glycolic Acid (Alpha Hydroxy Acid, exfoliant), Cyclopentasiloxane (hydration), Dimethicone (hydration), Glycerin (hydration/skin replenishing), Glyceryl Stearate (texture-enhancing), Cetyl Alcohol (texture-enhancing), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter (emollient/antioxidant), Stearic Acid (texture-enhancing), Sodium Hydroxide (pH adjuster), PEG-100 Stearate (texture-enhancing), Xanthan Gum (texture-enhancing), Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate (vitamin C/antioxidant), Tocopheryl Acetate (vitamin E/antioxidant), Disodium EDTA (stabilizer), Butylene Glycol (hydration), Allantoin (skin-soothing), Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract (skin-soothing), Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil (non-fragrant oil/emollient/antioxidant), Camellia Oleifera (Green Tea) Leaf Extract (antioxidant), Epilobium Angustifolium (Willow Herb) Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract (skin-soothing), Phenoxyethanol (preservative), Sodium Benzoate (preservative).
Good to know before you start:
This product is an exfoliant and your skin has to get used to it. Build up use from once a fortnight to 1 to 2 times per day. It may take some trial and error to see what is the best frequency for your skin.
During the day, always use a moisturiser with a broad-spectrum sunscreen rated SPF 30 or greater. Your skin will in fact be slightly more sensitive to sunlight when using an exfoliant, so the chance of sunburn and sun damage is slightly higher.
How is Paula's Choice Skin Revealing Body Lotion with 10% AHA different from the 8% Alpha Hydroxy Acid Gel? Do I need both?
The two major differences between these exfoliants are that the Skin Revealing Body Lotion is in a creamy moisturising base while the 8% AHA Gel has a fluid, gel base. The concentration of glycolic acid is the other main difference, with the Skin Revealing Body Lotion containing 10% AHA and being designed for use from the neck down. Both AHA products are formulated within the pH range needed to exfoliate dry, sun-damaged skin.
Can I use Skin Revealing Body Lotion with 10% AHA on my face?
Although the formula has been developed for the body, it is also possible to use it on your face. If you have used AHA products (formulated in an acidic pH range to allow for exfoliation) on your face without irritation, you should be able to use Skin Revealing Body Lotion too.
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