This is a three-in-one nighttime treatment that exfoliates, brightens and may help reduce the appearance of pores. Used in the evening, this is a concentrated solution of 16% AHA’s including lactic and glycolic acid, to promote cell turnover and slough off dead skin.

Unlike some acid formulas this is alcohol free and is buffered in a glycerin and aloe leaf juice base, meaning you get more of a mild tingle than a noticeable ‘sting’. It is also heavy in niacinamide, proven to brighten, sort your pores out and help with spots. All in all, a lovely addition to your acid toning wardrobe, with extra points for the unexpected niacinamide kick.

How to Use: After cleansing, saturate your cotton pad and sweep it over your face and neck, back and forth like windscreen wiper – avoiding the under-eye area. I personally take my acids over my eyebrows and around my lips (unless you have cold sores/perioral dermatitis, in which case absolutely do not do this).

Once fully absorbed follow with your chosen serum and/or moisturiser. Don’t forget your SPF the next morning.

Full inci:
Water/Aqua/Eau, Lactic Acid, Propanediol, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Glycerin, Glycolic Acid, Niacinamide, Sodium Hyaluronate, Sodium Citrate, Phenoxyethanol, Citric Acid, Acer Saccharum (Sugar Maple) Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract, Saccharum Officinarum (Sugarcane) Extract/Saccharum Officinarum/Extrait De Canne À Sucre, Vaccinium Myrtillus Fruit Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Extract, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Xanthan Gum, Caprylyl Glycol, Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate, Ascorbyl Glucoside

It’s priced £49.00 and it available from Cult Beauty and Summer Fridays – also available from Sephora USA but they won’t let us link to them from Europe. Haters.

I really like it. You already know how much I like the CC serum – more of which here.