- Accelerates cell turnover to improve the overall texture and tone of skin
- Improves dull and rough textured complexion – Lowers hyperpigmentation
- Gentle and suitable for all skin types; Nonirritating and hydrating
- Anti-inflammatory and antibacterial. Restores aged skin
Mandelic Acid Serum 10% Concentration
Water, Mandelic Acid, Glycerin, Vitamin C, Magnesium Gluconate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Rosa Rugosa Flower Extract, Centella Asiatica Extract (Tiger Grass), Aesculus Chinensis Extract (Eastern Asia Horse Chestnut), Hamamelis Virginiana Extract (Witch hazel), Sclerotium Gum, Hydroxyacetophenone
Dab a pea size amount to face, neck, and back of hands in the morning and evening. Use gentle, circular motions to blend outwards.
- Avoid contact with eyes
- If irritation persists, discontinue use and consult a physician
- Use only as directed
- Patch testing prior to use is advised
- Keep out of reach of children
What is Mandelic acid? Mandelic acid is an Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA) that is widely used as an anti-aging ingredient in skincare products.
What is Mandelic acid made/ derived from? Mandelic acid can be obtained from amygdalin – an extract of bitter almonds.
What is Mandelic acid serum? Mandelic acid serum is a lightweight textured serum containing 10% Mandelic acid and other anti-aging and skin rejuvenating ingredients, such as Vitamin C, Witch Hazel, Tiger Grass, and Sodium Hyaluronate. The serum eases the penetration of the ingredients into the skin through pores.
What's Mandelic acid good for? Mandelic acid has several uses, but its Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA) properties are mostly utilized in the production of skin care products to stimulate the rejuvenation of skin cells and restoration of youthful skin.
What does Mandelic acid do for your skin? Mandelic acid boosts the skin’s production of collagen, which causes the sin to generate new cells that eliminate fine lines and wrinkles, hyperpigmentation and discoloration, to improve the skin’s overall texture and complexion.
How to apply Mandelic acid? Mandelic acid is best used in the evening after cleansing your skin. Mandelic acid should be patted into the skin in small amounts, and you should ensure that the skin has fully absorbed it before applying a moisturizer.
Is Mandelic acid natural? Mandelic acid is a natural acid found in bitter almonds.
How does Mandelic acid work? Mandelic acid helps to relax the links between surface skin cells (desmosomes), which causes the exfoliation of the skin and the shedding of dead cells. Its large molecules penetrate the skin cells at a slower rate, but with less irritation.
Is Mandelic acid safe during pregnancy? Certainly. Mandelic acid is safe for use during pregnancy.
Is Mandelic acid good for acne/acne scars? Mandelic acid has antibacterial and antiseptic properties, which makes it effective in the treatment of acne. It controls the production of sebum, unclogs pores, and reduces inflammation in the skin.
Is Mandelic acid good for sensitive skin? Mandelic acid is gentle on sensitive skin due to its low penetration rate.
Is Mandelic acid oil-soluble or good for oily skin? Yes. Mandelic acid is an oil-soluble AHA. Its solubility in oil makes it suitable for use by people with oily skin types.
Is Mandelic acid AHA or BHA? Mandelic acid is an Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA).
Why is Mandelic acid soluble in water? Mandelic acid is soluble in water because it is an Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA). It also dissolves in polar solvents.
Is Mandelic acid good for rosacea? Yes. Mandelic acid’s anti-inflammatory and exfoliating properties tackle the bacteria responsible for rosacea.
Is Mandelic acid antifungal/antibacterial? Yes. Mandelic acid has both antifungal and antibacterial properties.
Can Mandelic acid cause breakouts? No. Mandelic acid’s antibacterial properties make it useful for the prevention of breakouts.
Can Mandelic acid burn your skin? Mandelic acid is not known to cause irritation that can burn your skin. However, people with dry skin types may feel some slight tingling when they apply Mandelic acid. If your skin is supersensitive, you should avoid sweating and you should apply sunscreen before stepping out during the day.
Does Mandelic acid cause purging? Yes. Mandelic acid may cause purging on the skin because it accelerates the skin’s turnover rate; however, when this happens, it signifies that your skin is adjusting to the effect of Mandelic acid and you need to continue using it.
Does Mandelic acid lighten skin? Yes. Mandelic acid is effective for a bright and even skin tone. It does this by reversing damage from exposure to aging and sun damage.
Does Mandelic acid expire? Yes. Skincare products containing Mandelic acid have a shelf-life of 12 months.
Does Mandelic acid dry skin? Mandelic acid’s exfoliating action helps to replace dead skin cells. It is suitable for all skin types, and its chances of drying up your skin are low.
Can I use Mandelic acid every day? Most certainly, but we’d rather say every night. You can use Mandelic acid every night as the best results come from consistent usage. If you, however, notice that your skin’s sensitivity heightens from using the product, you should reduce its frequency.
Can you leave Mandelic acid on overnight? Yes. You can leave Mandelic acid on your face overnight, but you should cleanse your skin before applying Mandelic acid. You should also ensure to moisturize in not more than twenty minutes after using Mandelic acid.
Does Mandelic acid self-neutralize? Mandelic acid is self-neutralizing. It draws from the skin’s water content to self-neutralize.
Where can I buy Mandelic acid? Mandelic acid products are available for sale on www.marianhanna.com
Which Mandelic acid to use? Marian Hanna’s Mandelic acid serum with 10% concentration is perfect for all skin types. Our Mandelic acid contains a unique blend of skin reviving ingredients like Vitamin C, Witch Hazel, Tiger Grass, and Sodium Hyaluronate, that makes it stand out from other products available on the skincare market.
Can Mandelic acid be used with Vitamin C? Yes. You can combine Vitamin C and Mandelic acid, as Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that can boost your skin’s radiance.