Exuviance Retexturing Treatment Review
Today I am reviewing another AHA product from Exuviance. It is the Exuviance Retexturing Treatment formulated with Glycolic acid which is an Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA). Off late I’ve been very particular about incorporating chemical exfoliants like AHAs & BHAs into my skincare routine. It has made a ton of visible and positive changes to how my skin feels and appears. So naturally I was really excited to try this AHA based product specifically designed for skin on arms and legs. If you haven’t checked my post on exfoliation with AHAs and BHAs, you should check it out here
Resurface dull, rough skin and restore silky softness to arms and legs with this potent 10% Glycolic Acid/PHA treatment. The exfoliating lotion increases cell turnover, banishing dry, flaky skin and revealing a new, smooth, radiant texture. The Glycolic Acid formula lightly hydrates, and with consistent use, provides antiaging benefits, smoothing fine textural lines and restoring healthy elasticity and suppleness. Plus our PHA/Bionic Blend, Vitamin E and Shea Butter help moisturize and strengthen the skin barrier for greater protection. Reveal glowing, smooth skin without ashy dryness and flakes. Appropriate for Keratosis Pilaris. Ideal for daily use on arms and legs.
Price $42 for 177 ml
Aqua (Water), Glycolic Acid, Butylene Glycol, Gluconolactone, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Dimethicone, PEG-100 Stearate, Glyceryl Stearate, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Ammonium Hydroxide, Lactobionic Acid, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Tocopheryl (Vitamin E) Acetate, Arginine, Caprylyl Glycol, Disodium EDTA, Xanthan Gum, Phenoxyethanol, Chlorphenesin, Parfum (Fragrance), CI 19140 (Yellow 5), CI 17200 (Red 33).
Gently smooth on clean arms and legs daily, or as needed. Avoid use immediately after shaving.
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.
Exuviance Retexturing Treatment – Review
Exuviance Retexturing Treatment comes in an opaque bluish green tube with a flip open cap. The cap shuts tight making it easy to travel with. Like all Exuviance products I have tried till date, this packaging wins on the hygiene factor as well. The cream has a thick consistency which takes a few minutes to completely sink into the skin. It appears a bit tacky at first but once it absorbs, the area instantly softens. Unlike the Exuviance glycolic expert moisturizer, this cream doesn’t give off any tingling sensation. I think this is because the skin on arms and legs are much more resilient that facial skin. With the first use, you’d see an instant softness and smoothness in your skin. It works instantly in healing dry and rough skin. With continued use you will see an improvement in the overall skin texture. It makes the skin softer, smoother and supple. On its own I don’t feel its hydrating enough to keep the skin moisturized all day. But combined with a good body moisturizer, this is a fast acting treatment that gives you quick results. Just like all products formulated with AHAs and /or BHAs, using this product increases the skin’s sensitivity towards sun so using a SPF daily is very important. Exuviance Retexturing Treatment works well in treating of Keratosis Pilaris (KP) or better known as Chicken Skin condition. It is a skin condition related to hair follicles that appears as rough bumps around hair follicles (goose-bump like appearance) on the skin of the back and outer side of the upper arms and thighs. Treatment of KP using moisturizing and exfoliating creams and lotions with high strength AHA or urea products may be helpful according to studies conducted. They generally need to be applied at least twice daily and work by softening and reducing cell cohesion of the adherent skin scales around the follicle enabling them to be shed more easily. I have KP near my elbow joints and knees which seem to have reduced slightly since I started using this product. I haven’t seen remarkable changes but the bumps feel very smooth. I am hoping with continued use, i can totally get rid off this skin issue.
Overall the Exuviance Retexturing Treatment is a nice AHA based body product that works well on arms and legs with dryness and texture issues. It shows visible results on dull rough skin with the first use.
I don’t think this is a must buy product but if you are looking for some instant results for dry flaky skin and rough texture, this is a good body treatment to start with. A combination of Exuviance Retexturing Treatment with a good hydrating body lotion/moisturizer should make your skin smooth and toned.
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