Annie Tomlin, beauty directorTry it if:
You're looking for a quick, easy, one-step solution for fine lines, dullness, discoloration, and acne.Did you notice a difference?
"I'm bonkers for the Alpha Beta peel because its benefits are immediately visible. In less than 10 minutes, it makes my skin smoother and brighter, and I swear that half of my pores disappear. I struggle with breakouts and fine lines, but the Alpha Beta peel has helped immensely with both. Let me put it this way: If I don't
use these pads, I notice a difference — and it's not a cute one."How did the product feel? Was it easy to use?
"The pads are klutz-proof, which is always a plus, and they're really effective, too. This peel packs serious skin care into a two-pad, two-step process. The first pad has glycolic acid, lactic acid, salicylic acid, and mandelic acid — a blend that clears pores and helps to speed up cell turnover. It stings a little bit, but that's normal for any kind of peel. Then, the second treatment pad delivers antioxidants galore, plus retinol, which is one of the best anti-aging ingredients out there. If you don't want to fuss with a dozen serums and creams every night, you'll love this stuff, because it just makes it look
like you have the world's best facialist at your beck and call."Would you recommend this to your friends?
"I have been for years! I am something of an Alpha Beta peel evangelist, actually — I've given them to my mom, former roommate, and beau because they're just that
Why we're selling it on R29:
These effective pads make it beyond easy to have radiant, healthy skin — both immediately and in the long term. Take it to the next level with Dr. Dennis Gross's Alpha Beta Daily Glow Moisture lotion. A trial of the oil-free formula is yours to try (and really, you should). Shop it here!
Photographed by Sarah Balch