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Product Rave: REN Micro Polish Cleanser

REN Micro Polish Cleanser - www.modenmakeup.com

I've been on and on about Pure Source Barbados and you know I always keep a physical exfoliant in my cleanser rotation, so why not check out the one from REN. Before committing to this 5.1 fluid ounce size I did have the pleasure of trying a sample. Did I mention that this is where the Pure Source customer service shines? Oh ok.

REN Micro Polish Cleanser - www.modenmakeup.com
REN Micro Polish Cleanser ingredients - www.modenmakeup.com
REN Micro Polish Cleanser directions - www.modenmakeup.com

From the site:
"Bio Extracts -
  • Papain from Mexican Papaya helps to exfoliate the skin and reduces inflammation
  • Glycolic Acid from Pineapple exfoliates, decongests and removes dead skin cells to renew skin's surface
  • Amber Microbeads from Amber Powder exfoliates and polishes skin surface".
While the directions advise you to use this 2-3 times a week I think this is gentle enough to use more often. Gentle, yet effective. The citrus scent isn't overwhelming and while the product doesn't lather a lot you certainly feel like your skin is cleansed thoroughly after use.

REN Micro Polish Cleanser swatch - www.modenmakeup.com
REN Micro Polish Cleanser swatch - www.modenmakeup.com

This product won me over when I resumed my chemical peels. Although it's a physical exfoliant is showed no adverse side effects to using it at my skin's most tender stage. I get to feel like I'm achieving that added boost of increasing cell turnover by combining chemical and physical exfoliants. Now, I wouldn't recommend that everyone do the same thing since the results can vary. The Micro Polish Cleanser retails for $85BDS from Pure Source Barbados or $30USD from REN Skincare.

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