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The basics of achieving clear skin are cleansing, moisturizing, and applying sunscreen. But to achieve a smooth and even complexion, exfoliation must become part of your skincare equation.

For first-timers with no prior knowledge of how to use exfoliants, exfoliation can seem intimidating, but it's actually simple. First, you need to choose an exfoliant that’s appropriate for your acne condition. Second, always use the right amount — not too little and not too much. Finally, it's always a good idea to follow a proper regimen.

If you’re looking for a beginner-friendly exfoliant, check out Tretinoin + Hydroquinone (Maxi-Peel Exfoliant Solution). It comes in three variants for different levels of acne:

Tretinoin + Hydroquinone (Maxi-Peel Exfoliant Solution 1) is for mild acne (zero to five pimples).

Tretinoin + Hydroquinone (Maxi-Peel Exfoliant Solution 2) is for moderate acne (six to 20 pimples).

Tretinoin + Hydroquinone (Maxi-Peel Exfoliant Solution 3) is for severe acne (21 or more pimples).

But how does Tretinoin + Hydroquinone (Maxi-Peel Exfoliant Solution) actually work? What are tretinoin and hydroquinone — its active ingredients — and what are their benefits? What's the proper way to use it? Keep reading to find out:

What are tretinoin and hydroquinone and how do they benefit the skin

Tretinoin is derived from vitamin A and is often used to help treat acne. With regular use, results may vary.

Hydroquinone is a skin-lightening agent that’s known to help in addressing different types of dark spots, blemishes, and other skin discolorations. With regular use, results may vary.

Used together, tretinoin and hydroquinone form a potent solution that can help treat pimples, blackheads, and whiteheads. As well as help lighten dark spots, blemishes, and other skin discolorations. With regular use, results may vary.

How to use an exfoliant with tretinoin and hydroquinone

Doing the proper skincare routine — at night and in the morning — actually matters when using Tretinoin + Hydroquinone (Maxi-Peel Exfoliant Solution). Get optimal results by following the Maxi-Glow Regimen.

Night Routine

Step 1: Wash away the day’s dirt with Maxi-Peel Facial Wash

Make sure to remove impurities from your face. An anti-bacterial formula like Maxi-Peel Facial Wash has microbeads that help lift away deep-seated oil and dirt. WIth regular use, results may vary.

Step 2: Exfoliate the skin with Tretinoin + Hydroquinone (Maxi-Peel Exfoliant Solution)

Using the right variant, apply two to four drops on a cotton ball or pad and dab it on your face in an upward motion. Again, the key here is to use the right variant and apply the right amount.

Step 3: Moisturize using Maxi-Peel Moisturizing Cream

Moisturizing helps keep the skin soft and supple. It also helps prevent dryness while using an exfoliant. A non-greasy, quick-absorbing formula can help you achieve great results. With regular use, results may vary.

Day Routine

Step 1: Cleanse your skin with Maxi-Peel Facial Wash

Bacteria can gather on your sheets or pillow, so start the day right by washing your face to help eliminate bacteria from your skin. With regular use, results may vary.

Step 2: Apply Maxi-Peel Sun Protection Cream

Whether you’re staying indoors or heading out, always shield your face from the sun’s harmful UV rays with sunscreen. This step is very important because the skin becomes sensitive when you're exfoliating. So, don't forget this crucial step!

Important note: Use Tretinoin + Hydroquinone (Maxi-Peel Exfoliant Solution) only at night and for a maximum of 60 days. It's also a good idea to avoid using other toners or solutions. After 60 days, let the skin rest for 30 days before using it again.

In the first few weeks of treatment, it is common to have mild to moderate redness, peeling, and “skin purging,” or when the skin breaks out as a reaction to an active ingredient that increases its cell turnover rate. These happen because your skin is throwing out accumulated dirt, dead cells, and chemicals. With regular use, results may vary.

If you have other concerns, visit Maxi-Peel’s helpful FAQ page. It has answers to practically every question you have about its products.

When it comes to your skincare journey with Maxi-Peel, remember to trust the process!

If symptoms persist, consult your doctor.

Maxi-Peel Exfoliant Solution and other Maxi-Peel products are available online on Shopee and Lazada. For more information, visit Maxi-Peel’s official website and follow the brand on Facebook and Instagram.


This article was created by Summit Storylabs in partnership with MAXI-PEEL.