One of the products I’ve been consistently using for the past 2 months, twice a week is Juice Beauty’s Green Apple Peel for sensitive skin. Packaged in a simple glass jar with a white lid, nothing fancy or pretentious. Texture of mush baby food and smell is funky (some may call that ‘natural’). I apply with my Wei Mask Brush with a very light hand all over my face. Then I walk away emptying the dishwasher, and loading the washing machine. Theoretically, I should keep it on as per the time limit prescribed on the box. However I’ve always been rebellious and wanna do it my way. So I let it dry until it doesn’t feel sticky on my skin. Extremely important point to note here is Everyone’s degree of skin sensitivity is different.
Juice Beauty Claims: This patented organic fruit acid complex with raw cane sugar exfoliates to reduce breakouts, discolorations and fine lines. Heals while hydrating with rejuvenating algae, vitamins and antioxidants for a smooth, glowing complexion. Powerful action without parabens, propylene or butylene glycols, petroluem, sulphates, PEGs, TEA, DEA, phthalates, GMO, silicones, pesticides, artificial dyes or fragrances.
What it did for me? It helped me with scarring, pigmentation, congestion under my skin and overall luminosity. Aided better absorption of evening skincare products such as serum and moisturizer. Over a period of time, it has certainly aided thorough exfoliation of skin. If you’ve been reader of this blog you may know my feelings for abrasive exfoliators.
Ingredients: Organic Juices Of Pyrus Malus (Apple) Juice (Malic), Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Juice (Citric) & Vitis Vinifera (White Grape) Juice (Tartaric), Organic Saccharum Officinarum (Glycolic Acid), Organic Milk Peptides (Lactic Acid), Organic Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Glycerin, Hydroxypropyl Starch Phosphate, Sodium Hydroxide, Organic Algae Extract, Sclerotium Gum, Tocopheryl Acetate & Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Ascorbyl Palmitate (Vitamin C), Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A), Phospholipids, Magnesium Aspartate, Zinc Gluconate, Copper Gluconate, Phenoxyethanol, Benzyl Alcohol, Potassium Sorbate, Tetrasodium EDTA, Xanthan Gum, Azulene.
There are some potential irritants here, which very sensitive skins may not appreciate. I would highly recommend you get a sample before you purchase the full jar and patch test to ensure your skin is ok with this composition. Due to varying degrees of skin sensitivity, this product can be hit and miss.
Thankfully a little goes a long way and lasts a while. With 2 months of consistent use, I’ve only used quarter of the jar. Some may find the price a tad steep so there are cheaper alternatives to at home peel products on the market. One such is Andalou Naturals Kombucha Enzyme Exfoliating Peel (review and comparison coming soon).
Have you tried any other peels at home? Let me know in the comments below.
Happy Friday and Have an Awesome Weekend.