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Retexturing Activator Face exfoliator

Retexturing Activator is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 72.
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This oil-free serum simultaneously exfoliates skin and replenishes moisture for radiant, smooth, skin

skin types

Dry
Normal
Oily
Combination
Sensitive

skin condition

Sensitized
Dehydrated
Discolorations
Acne
Aging

$82.00

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Product Details

Retexturing Activator is a revolutionary replenishing and resurfacing serum that helps reinforce the skin’s barrier for healthier, more radiant skin. Using patented technology, this unique serum is highly effective in promoting proper exfoliation while optimizing the skin’s amino acid supply to reinforce the external barrier. Formulated in an efficient oil-free delivery system suitable for all skin types to replenish and exfoliate skin for noticeably soft, smooth skin texture. This oil-free serum has the resurfacing power of daily 20% glycolic acid treatment.

  • Bi-functional exfoliation and hydration
  • Diminishes the appearance of surface lines and smoothes skin
  • Increases the look of overall radiance
  • Balances moisture levels
  • Ideal for all skin types
  • Stimulates enzymes that help break the bonds that bind dead cells to the surface of the skin, to diminish surface lines and wrinkles

How To Use

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Twice daily, apply 4-6 drops of serum to the face, neck, and chest, or use as directed by a skincare professional.

  • Science & Proof

  • Science

    Retexturing Activator harnesses two polar mechanisms – exfoliation and hydration – to activate skin’s natural desquamation, or removal of dead skin cells, and visibly diminish surface lines without dryness. This replenishing serum is shown to have the resurfacing power of a daily 20% glycolic treatment.

Key Ingredients

  • 25% hydroxyethyl urea/aminosulfonic acid compound
  • Kombucha
  • Hyaluronic acid

This unique patented combination of ingredients is designed to stimulate enzymes that help break the bonds binding dead skin cells to skin’s surface, to evenly exfoliate skin while maintaining the skin’s moisture levels

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aqua / water / eau, hydroxyethyl urea, hydroxyethylpiperazine ethane sulfonic acid, pentylene glycol, saccharomyces/xylinum/ black tea ferment, glycerin, sodium hyaluronate, methylparaben, phenoxyethanol

Physician Insight

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My favorite product is Retexturing Activator. I love that it gives the exfoliation and glow of a retinoid, while replenishing moisture for smooth skin.

Dr. Sarah Sawyer – Dermatology and Laser of Alabama

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Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing product This product changed my life !! It lasted so long and made my face even!
Date published: 2019-04-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent product! I have been using this product for over 3 years to treat dry skin. It lightly exfoliates and keeps my skin looking smooth. I highly recommend!
Date published: 2019-04-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Improved texture and appearance I have been using this in the a.m. for a few weeks and it has really improved the texture and appearance of my skin!
Date published: 2019-04-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My new L❤️VE I’ve been using this product for 2 weeks now. I could immediately see the results. It’s helping smooth my skin. L❤️❤️❤️❤️VE the results!
Date published: 2019-04-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing skin results! The retexturing activator makes your skin feel & look tight and natural. It’s not the heavy or oily feel; it gives my face a glow. I would highly recommend!!
Date published: 2019-04-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from MY FAVORITE SKINCEUTICALS PRODUCT!! The retexturizing activator is by far my favorite skinceuticals product. And I love so many that I realize this is a bold statement. It shrinks your pores, makes you glow, makes the texture of your skin look amazing. It makes you look dewy under makeup but doesn’t pile when you put makeup over it. I use 3-4 drops of it in the morning, followed by moisturizer and sunscreen. If you haven’t tried it, you need to!!
Date published: 2019-04-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Youthful Glow! I love how this product finishes my morning routine and leaves my face very polished with a youthful glow. It’s very light, not greasy at all. It seems to just put everything together and leave my face primed for makeup application. I recommend it very highly!!
Date published: 2019-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Noticeable difference I don’t know what made me purchase this, probably all the other amazing reviews. But never have good luck. You guys, I noticed an improvement in my skins texture within days. Per the instructions, I applied it twice day. And my skin started to flake (not noticeable). Which is exactly what I need it to do. It’s now soft, moisturized, and my sun spots are fading!
Date published: 2019-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great feeling skin! I am not typically a person that spends a lot on skincare, but my face had been really dry feeling and itchy and the dermatologist recommended this because my skin was apparently scaly (not dry). Works great with fast results; no more itchiness; lasts a long time.
Date published: 2019-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing I use this every day and I get compliments every day how beautiful I look and how young!
Date published: 2019-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better looking skin I bought this and my skin is definitely changing for the better. Smoother, softer
Date published: 2019-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best product! I am a product junkie and have tried EVERYTHING! This is by far the HOLY GRAIL of serum's! My face has never been so smooth and radiant. I receive compliments daily on my skin and I owe it all to this product!
Date published: 2019-04-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Chemical Peel? Buy This Now! Estheticians & Dermatologists will offer their products post-chemical peel. Smile, say “Thank You” then run home to your pre-purchased Retexture Activator! Made for skin that needs TLC. It will make a huge difference in the quality of your peel and as a wife of a dermatologist.. I can say with confidence.. this is something you should pre-purchase and have ready. That being said, talk about it with your esthetician... spoiler alert... they will recommend it! If they don’t know SkinCeuticals or their products.. Smile.. back away ... get to someone who’s educated in the science behind SkinCeuticals.
Date published: 2019-03-17
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Still relatively new using this. My face is smooth though while using it. Not sure the cellular turnover yet with it. Ill keep you posted.
Date published: 2019-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love this serum because it doubles as a hydrating moisturizer with the Hyaluronic Acid as well as an exfoliator. I typically apply this serum after cleansing and toning and always follow with a sunscreen during the daytime. Great product!
Date published: 2019-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is a life saver! I used to have so much texture on my cheeks and when i was recommended this product, i was scared because my esthetician told me it would bring all my impurities to the surface of my skin for cell renewal but after using this for a month, i'm glad to say i have no more texture!
Date published: 2019-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely love this medical grade serum. Used to have a poor barrier function around my mouth and this has completely hydrated my whole face in a very light and non greasy way. The texture of my face has also completely changed and is so much smoother.
Date published: 2019-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love this serum. I am on my 3rd bottle. I use this every night along with prescription retinol. Keeps my skin flake free and I feel like it helps the retinol work better. Also has helped with some adult acne.
Date published: 2019-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I have some scarring on both cheeks from teen acne so it was important to me to find something that could possibly help town down the scarring. I love this serum, I have been using it for about a year and I have had people notice a difference in the texture of my skin. I plan on keeping it in my routine!
Date published: 2019-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from If you are gonna pick one skin care serum, get this. It exfoliates and hydrates all in one
Date published: 2019-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I think this is great for skin with hyperpigmentation as well as problematic skin. It really helps the overall texture and smoothness of your face.
Date published: 2019-02-26
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Absorbs right into skin . Not sure Im seeing any significant difference . Was recommended this to smooth and even skin tone
Date published: 2019-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it. I use it mixed in with my cleanser every few nights and also drop a little in my clay mask!
Date published: 2019-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from For the money, this is the one serum I cannot be without. Four drops every night under moisturizer, four drops every morning under sunscreen. When I have gone without this I definitely notice a difference. After the first few days I noticed my skin was smoother, my pores didnt seem as visible, and my face was a bit more glowy. I like to use a vitamin c moisturizer over it, they seem to work well together, and I have used it under retinol with no issues as well.
Date published: 2019-02-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from This is a really good resurfacing product. It provides chemical exfoliation and a light gel moisturizer in one. You do really notice a smoother texture in your skin.
Date published: 2019-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I had my husband start using this product. He fought me at first, but realized the power of a good product, such as this, when his skin became more smooth!
Date published: 2019-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ive only used the trial size but my skin looked and felt fabulous for the week that the sample last lol. I only used it at night and would wake up each morning with clear and bright skin that was hydrated and blemish free
Date published: 2019-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I really like this product because it can be used year round for me. its a multipurpose serum meaning it exfoliates and hydrates. It's good in the summer when i need exfoliating and hydrating/nights im not using retinol + its good in winter because its not too harsh on my dehydrated skin.
Date published: 2019-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I use this product every day I love it! It really does what it says on the tin retexturing as it smooths out your skin so nicely and makes my makeup application go on flawless! Gets rid of dryness and flakey skin. Packaging is very professional and clinical. However, serums from this brand are very pricey :( but I will buy this product over and over again
Date published: 2019-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My skin looks amazing! I am using this product along with the retinol 1.0 and my skin looks amazing!
Date published: 2019-02-12
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