What You’ll See
Pores will appear smaller. Regular use will reveal a brighter complexion and overall smoother, more consistent tone and texture.
What You’ll Feel
Mild exfoliating and slight astringent effect.
What You Should Know
Micro-peeling is normal during the acclimation period. If over-drying occurs, reduce usage to every other day.
Anti-bacterial, anti-microbial, brightening, gently exfoliating Mandelic Acid will not trigger hyperpigmentation.
se after cleansing and before applying corrective serums to clear the skin of loose epidermal cells and impurities and allow for optimal product penetration.
Frequency: As needed - AM and PM. Start usage every other day. Increase to daily or twice daily as skin becomes acclimated. Frequency may be increased to remove excess oil or to accelerate your skin care program.
Method: Moisten a cotton pad with a small amount of tonic and wipe over face, neck, and décolleté.
When skin is fully acclimated to the 3% formula, move up to 9% Mandelic Acid 3-in-1 Toner, or another of Vivant’s advanced toners, to push your progress further.
Refrigerate during warmer months for a refreshing lift.
Mandelic Acid: A naturally derived extract of bitter almonds. Particularly effective in targeting acne, age spots, discoloration, and wrinkles while minimizing irritation. A natural skin lightener.
Witch Hazel: Natural botanical astringent with strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
Lactic Acid: Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA) derived from fermented milk. Gentler than other AHAs. Exfoliates dead skin, encourages cell renewal, aids in regulating pH and acts as moisture binder.
Fructose: A natural humectant found in fruit and honey.
Urea: An organic compound and product of protein metabolism. Promotes rehydration in skin.
Sodium PCA: Skin’s natural moisturizing factor, Sodium PCA (pyrrolidone carboxylic acid) aids skin repair. Repels daily polluting aggressors such as smoke and UV rays.