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Resurfacing/Texture Ingredients > Cipher Skincare

Details on the resurfacing and texture-softening ingredients in Cipher formulas. Target the appearance of pores and bumps while stimulating skin renewal.

Gluconolactone

Gluconolactone is a polyhydroxy acid (PHA) with more talents than exfoliation alone. Gentle and hydrating, it can be great for everyday use. Like all acids, PHAs stimulate skin’s repair process while lessening the appearance of…
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September 21, 2022
glycolic lactic salicylic acid aha bha

Lactic Acid

Lactic acid, like all alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), helps slough away old, dead skin cells on the surface to reveal improved skin texture and appearance. Lactic acid is a natural moisturising factor (NMF) and supports…
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September 21, 2022
mandelic acid bitter almond (P. dulcis, variety amara)

Mandelic Acid

An alpha hydroxy acid from bitter almonds that excels at treating the appearance of hyperpigmentation and acne.
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September 21, 2022
potassium azeloyl diglicinate

Potassium Azeloyl Diglycinate

Potassium Azeloyl Diglycinate is a derivative of clinically proven hero ingredient azelaic acid and restoring amino acid glycine. It can balance skin tone, combat redness and texture, visibly improve inflammatory skin disorders such as rosacea,…
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September 21, 2022
88 mph short contact therapy remodelling balm retinal retinaldehyde

Retinal

Retinal, or retinaldehyde, is a gold-standard vitamin A active that targets multiple skin concerns simultaneously. By interacting with receptors inside keratinocytes, retinal promotes the proliferation of new cells. Our dermis begins to diminish as we…
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September 21, 2022
salicylic acid

Salicylic Acid

A beta hydroxy acid (BHA). It’s an exfoliating acid that has smoothing, brightening, and regenerating qualities alongside its star talent of working deep into pores to unclog them. Salicylic acid is the optimal ingredient for…
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September 21, 2022
soy amino acids yeast oligopeptide exfoliant

Soy Amino Acids

While Soy Amino Acids can have many uses in skincare, here they combine with Yeast Ferment Extract to form a non-hydroxy acid exfoliating agent. It's created by biofermenting a proprietary strain of Saccharomyces cervesiae yeast…
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September 27, 2022
yeast ferment extract yeast oligopeptide exfoliant

Yeast Ferment Extract

While there are many different yeast ferments and extracts used in skincare, this one combines with Soy Amino Acids to form a gentle, non-hydroxyacid exfoliating agent. It's created by biofermenting a proprietary strain of Saccharomyces…
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September 21, 2022