Taking care of mature skin can be challenging, considering how it often suffers from other skin issues like dryness and acne at the same time.

Hence, it is best to start early if you want to defy the timeline of your skin. After all, the way you treat the skin in your 20s will reflect how it’ll look after 40. But, of course, not everyone has the time to try out different skincare brands, find out the ideal product, and build a skincare regimen. Not to forget how using the wrong product can ruin your skin texture, cause breakouts, dry out your skin, and much more.[1

Well, let us make it easier for you with this review-based guide on the top 10 Exuviance products. While curating these products, we considered different skin types and the requirements of each, so we’re sure you’ll find your holy grail in the list below… 

Exuviance Reviews: Top 10 Skincare Products

1. Pure Retinol Correcting Peel

Exfoliating the skin is essential to get rid of impurities and dead skin cells on the surface so that it can absorb the beneficial ingredients in the product.[2] However, not every exfoliating product out there will be gentle enough to keep your skin’s natural barrier intact. Hence, this Exuviance Pure Retinol Correcting Peel combines the potency of pure retinol with the gentleness of CitraFill.

Both the ingredients work synergistically to offer an effective chemical peel treatment in the comfort of your own home. Using the peel every night on a weekly basis will minimize the signs of aging and sun damage, revealing smoother, brighter, and younger-looking skin. However, since it contains a high concentration of retinol, make sure you use the product only after the sun sets and apply sunscreen generously the next morning. 

Drawback

Just like any retinol product, this chemical peel pad may cause some tingling initially, so it is best to reduce usage until your skin is used to the ingredient.

Verdict

We think that the Exuviance Pure Retinol Peel is versatile enough for treating a range of skin issues like acne scars, redness, dark spots, dullness, etc. The package contains a 6-week supply, which is good enough considering the professional spa-like results of the product. 

2. AGE REVERSE Eye Contour Brightening Eye Cream

Losing out on sleep to watch just another episode is a common habit, and we’re guilty, too. But that doesn’t mean that you look like a panda the next morning! That’s when you need this caffeine-infused Exuviance eye cream to redefine those eyes and make them “pop” in any makeup look. Think of it as a warm cup of coffee for your eyes to make them look fresh and awake.[3]

Coming to the deets, the potent formula contains natural ingredients like caffeine, ginseng, and chamomile, all of which hydrate the skin. There’s also a dose of PHA and maltobionic acid that minimize the appearance of dark circles and wrinkles. Lastly, the peptides and optical diffusers in the formula encourage collagen production and illuminate the eye area.

Drawback

This eye cream is more of a preventative measure and is not suitable for those who already have a lot of wrinkles.

Verdict

For best results, we recommend refrigerating the product and using it every night. So, while it does its magic on your skin, you can also enjoy a cooling sensation leading to better sleep. 

3. Performance Peel AP25

The Exuviance Performance Peel AP25 is a bestseller from the brand, and we’ll tell you why. First off, the package contains two patches that can be applied twice a week after cleansing so that your skin can soak in the goodness of the gentle exfoliating ingredients. Second, you get a powerful concoction of Polyhydroxy Acid (PHA) and Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs), both of which help smoothen and exfoliate the skin.

With regular use, you will notice a significant reduction in wrinkles, large pores, sagging skin, and more. Plus, by removing the outer layer of dirt, dead skin cells, and excess sebum, you’ll witness brighter, clearer, and more even skin tone, boasting a healthy, youthful glow. However, we recommend using the peeling pad in a small area first and waiting for 24 hours to test it. 

Drawback

Although the Exuviance Performance Peel offers effective chemical exfoliation, some users were left asking for more, considering that it contains glycolic acid, which is known for quick, visible results.

Verdict

The best part about the product is the Step 2 Neutralizer Pad that allows you to immediately calm the skin in case of a bad reaction. As such, we definitely recommend this product for sensitive skin, though you must make sure that you don’t over-exfoliate. 

4. HydraSoothe Refresh Toner With Hyaluronic Acid

As the name suggests, this hyaluronic acid toner provides a burst of hydration to your skin, thereby reducing wrinkles and fine lines. Also, the alcohol-free toner is gentle enough for sensitive skin, so it caters to a large number of users. After all, aging skin is often delicate, making it all the more prone to wrinkles and puffiness.

Further, this anti-aging skin care solution contains Polyhydroxy Acid (PHA) Gluconolactone and natural ingredients like cucumber, aloe, and chamomile. This fusion of skin-friendly elements hydrates and soothes the skin without disrupting its natural pH balance. Lastly, the product is dermatologically tested, so the risks of allergies and irritation are close to none.

Drawback

We’ve got no complaints with the product, but we do advise caution while purchasing it from third-party retailers as many customers were scammed in such cases.

Verdict

We recommend this anti-aging product to anyone with mature skin and even younger users who wish to maintain their youthful appearance. Regardless of the skin type, using this product will visibly improve the appearance of your skin, making it more supple, luminous, and refreshed.

5. Radiance Serum (formerly known as Vespera Bionic Serum) 

One of the earliest signs of aging includes dullness.[4] But this Radiance Serum will help you combat not one but seven anti-aging concerns, namely, fine lines, wrinkles, rough texture, uneven skin tone, enlarged pores, dull complexion, and loose skin. In fact, the brand claims to boost your youthful radiance by 212%!

Interestingly, this anti-aging product is not only an effective skincare product but also acts as an ideal primer before makeup. This is due to the skin-friendly mandelic acid, along with PHA, vitamin A, C, and E in the formula, offering a smooth skin texture while protecting it against free radicals. So, not only will you be diminishing the already existing signs of photoaging but also preventing further skin damage.

Drawback

The Radiance Serum, a.k.a. Vespera Bionic Serum, has a distinct fragrance, which may be off-putting to some. 

Verdict

Overall, this anti-aging facial serum is ideal for daily use, though sun exposure should be limited. However, it works as advertised, and some users have even claimed to remove under-eye concealer from their makeup routines, thanks to this product!

6. Super Retinol Concentrate Firming Nightime Treatment 

Regular retinol usage often makes the skin sensitive to sunlight.[5] Hence, this Super Retinol Concentrate night cream is the perfect solution to your skin concerns. Infused with NeoGlucosamine, the formula oozes with the goodness of retinol to boost collagen production and offer firmness to mature, sagging skin. Both these ingredients further complement each other in providing sufficient hydration, thereby smoothening your skin texture. 

Moreover, the night cream gently exfoliates the skin to reveal newer, youthful-looking skin. As a result, you will notice lesser fine lines, discoloration, and other imperfections. We also appreciate the versatility of this skincare product, as you can use it alone or layer it with a moisturizer. Just use a few pumps all over your face and neck and get ready to wake up to rejuvenated and glowing skin every morning!

Drawback

We think this night cream is quite expensive, considering the meager amount of the product.

Verdict

We definitely like how the potency of retinol is balanced with NeoGlucosamine to keep irritation at bay. With eight weeks of daily use, your skin will look firmer and more lifted with minimum wrinkles and fine lines. 

7. AGE REVERSE Day Repair SPF 30 Firming Face Cream With Retinol

This 2-in-1 face cream from Exuviance not only promises anti-aging effects but also protects your skin from further damage. Unlike most of the products reviewed above, this moisturizing cream is ideal for daytime as it contains SPF 30. As such, within a month of usage, you will notice smoother and firmer skin texture with fewer fine lines. Plus, the product is non-comedogenic, so it won’t clog pores and cause breakouts.

Moving on, this day cream also contains the super ingredient, retinol, known for reducing wrinkles, acne, sun damage, and other skin concerns. It is also an excellent exfoliator and combined with NeoGlucosamine, the formula accelerates cell turnover, revealing smoother skin below. And to top it off, this powerful concoction includes hyaluronic acid and peptides to nourish the skin and make it visibly firmer.

Drawback

The product has an initial white cast, like that of a sunscreen, though it disappears in a few minutes. 

Verdict

This product is ideal for those who are always on the go as it combines two products into one- face cream and sunscreen. A generous coat over your face and neck will make you ready to kickstart the day without the fear of sun damage!

8. Daily Corrector With Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 35

Looking for something dedicated to protecting you from the harmful effects of the sun? Then check out this daily corrector that doubles as a broad spectrum SPF 35 sunscreen. This versatile product helps one get rid of uneven discoloration and premature aging, often caused by continuous sun exposure. And since it is oil-free and non-comedogenic, we highly recommend it for oily skin users.

Note that it is a lightweight moisturizer that seeps into the skin, allowing the non-acid exfoliator, NeoGlucosamine to enhance skin clarity and diminish pores. The formula also contains B-Resorcinol and turmeric extract, both of which are excellent for skin brightening. Plus, with antioxidants like vitamin E, your skin is further protected from environmental stressors like dust, pollution, germs, etc. As a result, your skin will look bright, refreshed, and youthful!

Drawback

Since this sunscreen is meant for acne-prone skin, those with dry skin may not find it moisturizing enough. 

Verdict

Despite the minor drawback, we highly recommend this daily cream for anyone struggling with acne, uneven skin tone, and damaged skin in general. It exfoliates, tones, and protects the skin, making it a versatile skincare product.

9. CitraFirm FACE Oil 

Besides being used in foods and drinks, citric acid is yet another popular ingredient in the beauty industry.[6] So, it is no surprise that Exuviance offers a face oil containing 4% CitraFill, a non-acidic citric acid compound. And in case you’re wondering, citric acid offers a wide range of skin benefits- it exfoliates and unclogs pores, reduces wrinkles and dark spots, targets breakouts and blackheads, and more.

Still not impressed? Well, the brand has thrown in some multivitamins and botanical oils like argan, rosehip, apricot, etc., all of which help maintain the moisture level and prevent skin aging. So, you don’t have to worry about this citric acid oil being too harsh on your skin. Also, the product is tested by dermatologists, thereby proving its effectiveness on sensitive skin types. 

Drawback

Unlike most facial oils, this product contains a slight floral fragrance which can bother some users. 

Verdict

This lightweight oil is suitable for a variety of skin types, including oily, acne-prone skin. Its watery texture readily absorbs into the skin, providing an instant glow and a boost of elasticity.

10. SkinRise Morning Glow Gentle Exfoliator Pads

We couldn’t have closed this list without mentioning the green tea and cucumber-infused exfoliating pads. The product promises a radiant complexion with a single swipe, and while that is a far-reaching claim, it is true that continuous use can help revitalize mature skin. And considering how easy it is to use these pads, you don’t have any excuse not to try them out!

Speaking of key ingredients, the product contains PHA/bionic acids that simulate chemical exfoliation without stripping off the moisture barrier of the skin. You also get your daily dose of multivitamins that protect the skin from environmental aggressors. And last but not least, the cucumber and green tea extracts help soothe and hydrate the skin, thereby speeding up the healing process.

Drawback

If we had to nitpick, we’d say that the container/jar is far too heavy to be suitable for traveling, but again, that’s not a major dealbreaker. 

Verdict

Although the product is steeply-priced, we think its effectiveness and ease of use make it worth it. Since you won’t have to put the product on the pad or smear some on your hand, you get just the right amount with each swipe. In fact, we suggest cutting the pad in half and using half a pad each time to make the most out of this gentle exfoliator. 

Ingredients

Each Exuviance product is tailored to suit different skin types and combat different skin concerns. As such, the ingredients, often a mix of natural extracts, chemical components, and fragrance, vary for each product. The company has also received criticism for using synthetic fragrances in some of its products. 

Let’s take a look at the common ingredients in Exuviance products…

  • Retinol
  • Vitamin C
  • Polyhydroxy acids (PHAs)
  • Mandelic acid
  • NeoGlucosamine/N-acetyl-glucosamine
  • Salicylic acid
  • Alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs)
  • Glycolic acid 
  • Citric acid
  • Peptides
  • Hyaluronic acid

Are They Worth It?

Most of the products listed above are quite steeply-priced, though what’s expensive and what’s cheap is a subjective topic. But with so many other affordable skincare brands out there, one may wonder if Exuviance products are worth the hype. 

During our research, we tried the products and went through multiple reviews, and most users tagged the brand as a “must-have” in their skincare routine. Especially the brand’s anti-aging products offer effective skin renewal and hydration.

However, if you still find the products expensive, you can take advantage of the 20% discount for new buyers. You can even sign up for regular emails and exclusive content to bag more discounts. 

Moreover, on purchases over $75, you get three free sample products at checkout. All of these factors make this otherwise expensive brand worth every penny!

Where To Buy?

You can easily find Exuviance products on the official website as well as third-party shopping sites like Amazon. In the case of the latter, however, you must watch out for fake, defective, or outdated products. 

Benefits

1. 30-day Return Policy 

According to the return policy of the brand, you are entitled to a refund within 30 days of purchase. However, you must provide a reason for return to the customer care representative and the product must be accompanied by its original packaging.

Do keep in mind that the brand neither refunds shipping charges nor bears the return shipping payment. 

2. Easy-to-navigate Website

The official website of Exuviance is smooth and intuitive, with distinct tabs for different ranges of products. You can navigate through the products by “category,” “benefit,” or “regimen.” 

We also liked how there is a separate tab for bestsellers, so if you’re unable to make a choice, you can simply pick a product from there. 

3. Customize Your Skincare Routine

With the 10-step Korean skincare routine becoming the talk of the town, there are multiple products and brands to choose from. Hence, it is understandable if first-time users get overwhelmed with the options out there. 

So, to make things easier for skincare newbies, the official website offers a short and interesting quiz. By answering a few questions about your skin type and skincare goals, you can get a personalized skincare routine within five minutes. 

Moreover, the website contains various articles explaining top skin concerns and common ingredients in the products. You can also find a guide to product types because not everyone has the ability to differentiate between toners and serums!

4. Cost-effective Discounts, Free Samples, And Other Policies

As mentioned earlier, Exuviance, despite being a high-end skincare brand, is quite affordable with its discounts and subscription offers. 

Right off the bat, you get a 20% discount on your first purchase or on signing up for emails from the brand. You can also opt for a subscription to avail yourself of an additional 10% discount and free shipping. Note that the frequency of subscribed orders can be changed as and when required.

Moving on, all orders above $75 are eligible for free samples, and you can select the products you’d like to try at checkout. This way, you can test the products for free and choose to buy them or not according to how your skin reacts. This negates the risk of ambiguity in online shopping. 

Further, Exuviance allows splitting your purchase into four interest-free payments through Klarna. So, if your budget does not allow yet another skincare product, you can still continue shopping and pay later. 

5. Free Shipping On Select Orders

Exuviance offers free US shipping on all orders over $50. However, a nominal cost will be charged if you opt for faster shipping. The shipping rate will further increase for orders from Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands. 

Also, free standard shipping takes between 3-10 business days, depending on your location. So, if you’re in a rush, it is best to opt for next-day shipping.

Verdict

Overall, we think that Exuviance has something for every skin concern, so we recommend it to anyone struggling with imperfections like fine lines, acne, flakiness, and so on. Each of the products combines the power of cutting-edge science and the goodness of natural ingredients to provide the users with better skin health. 

Besides the potent yet gentle formulas, we especially appreciate the customer-friendly policies, like distributing free samples and accepting payments in installments. This makes the products a tad bit affordable, allowing every woman out there to feel more confident in her skin!

References

1. https://www.pastemagazine.com/health/skin-care-/7-signs-youre-beauty-products-are-harming-your-ski/

2. https://www.healthline.com/health/beauty-skin-care/meaning-of-exfoliating

3. https://health.clevelandclinic.org/benefits-of-caffeine-for-skin-care/#

4. https://www.allure.com/gallery/how-to-fix-early-signs-of-aging

5. https://www.healthline.com/health/beauty-skin-care/retinoid-benefits

6. https://www.webmd.com/diet/what-is-citric-acid

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