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30% Amino Hydroxy Complex

Exfoliating Facial 2



Product Information

A 10-minute exfoliating facial, using an Amino Hydroxy Complex blend, to deliver a high strength, on the go treatment, with no sting or burn. A treatment to combat visible dark marks and blemishes while improving skin texture and radiance. Contains Amino Acids that bind to the Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA) complex. This allows for a slow release into the skin ensuring high tolerability of the product with no irritation, stinging or burning.

The Mix Of Ingredients

Aqua, Glycolic Acid, L-Arginine, Lactic Acid, Sodium Hydroxide, Panthenol, Polyacrylamide, 1,2-Hexanediol, C13-14 Isoparaffin, 1,2-Octanediol, Lysine, Histidine, Aspartic Acid, Threonine, Serine, Glutamic Acid, Laureth-7, Proline, Glycine, Alanine, Phenylalanine, Cysteine.

SKIN functional strives to continuously bring you the best product and therefore there may be formulation updates which may result in the ingredient list on the website and carton differing.

Key ingredients

  • Glycolic Acid
    Is naturally found in sugar cane, which has a small molecular size that allows it to penetrate deeper into the skin to target a variety of skin concerns. Glycolic Acid assists in unclogging pores, refining and diminishing the appearance of enlarged pores.
  • Lactic Acid
    Part of the Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs) group, is a naturally occurring carboxylic acid, which is found in many foods. This gentle exfoliant works by breaking down the structure of dead skin cells without causing sensitivity.
  • Amino Acids
    Small proteins which bind to acids for a slow release of the acid.

Good To Know

  • pH 3,6 – 3,8.
  • Water based serum.
  • Fragrance free.
  • Silicone free.
  • Alcohol free.
  • Cruelty free.
  • Lovingly created in South Africa.

Best Way To Use

  • Limit use to once a week, in the evening. After cleansing, apply five to seven drops to a dry face for 5 minutes. Once tolerance builds leave for ten minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water.

Suitable Skin Types

  • Combination
  • Oily

Say Goodbye To

  • Dullness / Poor complexion
  • Dark marks / age spots
  • Blemishes / pores

For Your Safety

  • Patch test before use.
  • Keep away from children.
  • Store at room temperature.
  • Do not use on broken skin.
  • Use sunscreen every morning.
  • If irritation occurs, stop use. If problem persists, see a doctor.
  • Avoid contact with eyes.
  • Not suitable for someone with a mushroom allergy.

Sunburn alert: This product contains an Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA) which 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.


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  2. Smith WP. Comparative effectives of a-hydroxy acids on skin properties. Int J of Cosmet Sci. 1996; 75 – 83.
  3. Sarkar R, Garg V, Bansal S, Sethi S, Gupta C. Comparative Evaluation of Efficacy and Tolerability of Glycolic Acid, Salicylic Mandelic Acid, and Phytic Acid Combination Peels in Melasma. Dermatol Surg. 2016; 42(3):384-91.
  4. Rona C, Vailati F, Berardesca E. The cosmetic treatment of wrinkles. J Cosmet Dermatol. 2004; 3(1):26-34.
  5. Green BA. Cosmeceutical Uses and Benefits of Alpha, Poly and Bionic Hydroxy Acids. Comecuet Cosmet Prac. 2013; 7

6 reviews for 30% Amino Hydroxy Complex

  1. Setsana Matlhaku (verified owner)

    *10 minutes

  2. Setsana Matlhaku (verified owner)

    Instant glow in a cute bottle. It’s been week 3 (once every week for not more than 20 min) boy oooh boy. My skin is just saying yessssssss. No burning, sting or irritation. I bought 5ml because I wanted to see first if my sensitive skin will tolerate it, and it is loving it. Definitely getting a bigger bottle next time.

  3. courtney.gehle (verified owner)

    The idea of exfoliating without scrubbing my skin was strange and I must admit I was skeptical the first time I used it. After the 10 minutes were up I was amazed! My skin was smooth, bright and glowing, which lasted for two whole days afterwards!

    The service from SF was also some of the best I have had with online shopping. They made a personal skin care routine for me based on the products I bought (super helpful as I am new to using active ingredients) and the packaging was excellent. I wouldn’t buy from anyone else with service like this.

  4. Nolwazi (verified owner)

    I am new to chemical exfoliation and have pretty sensitive skin so this was a long shot. Happy to say the product treated my sensitive skin super well, easy to apply, no strange sensations and noticeable smoothening of the skin after use. Highly recommend.

  5. Haley

    Visible difference, love the product

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