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AmorePacific Treatment Enzyme Peel

What it is:A highly effective, botanical-based brightening exfoliator made without harsh ingredients. What it is formulated to do:This exfoliator helps brighten and even skintone without chemical abrasives. Natural papaya enzymes work to eliminate dry, dull surface cells and toxins to reveal a soft and smooth complexion. It improves penetration of other treatment products due to removal of dead surface cells. What it is formulated WITHOUT:- Sulfates- Petro-Chemicals- Phthalates
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Questions & Answers for AmorePacific Treatment Enzyme Peel

Question
I would love a sample to try. How do I get one?
asked 3 years, 2 months ago
boner
(St petersburg. FL)
on Treatment Enzyme Peel
8 answers
Answers
answer 1
That's odd. My local Sephora gave me a sample with no issues. It wasn't a standard "sample" from AmorePacific, but they were able to make one just for me...

If you have more than 100 points, you can get a deluxe sample of it online.

Hope this helps. It really is a great product!
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
Ammburrr
(Bay Area, CA)
answer 2
This is in response to the Sephora staff member's statement above. I have never been given a sample in the store and trust me I have asked. I have been told that the stores do not keep samples on hand and I have never been offered a custom sample from a full size. There are many products that I would love to try before I buy and I never knew this was supposed to be available in the stores. I spend a lot of money at Sephora and I am rather upset to learn that staff members in the store should have offered me more assistance. This is why I stopped shopping in the stores and only buy online. I appreciate the samples I get from my online purchases. I just wish there was more of a variety online. I seem to see the same ones over and over. Also,only about 60% of the time I will receive the actual sample I add to my basket when I order. The rest of the time I get random samples that I never ordered and am not interested in.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
dazzlemyskin
(Southgate, MI)
answer 3
Call your local Sephora store to see if they carry this product. If so, go and get a sample. If you don't have a store near you, remember the generous return policy on Sephora.com - purchase it and try it.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
luvz2shp
(USA)
answer 4
Have you tried going to the store and asking, or if you don't have a local store, maybe "contact" the on-line store???
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
sheabens
(Long Beach, CA)
answer 5
Go into a Sephora and ask! They ususally have them pre-made and if not they can put some in a little samply bottle for you.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
angiebeelove
(Novato, CA)
answer 6
Go to the store. In fact, when I went in today, to purchase the full bottle, there were deluxe samples available. At least at my store. Go in asap, and ask for the deluxe sample. If they don't have that, they will at least give you a smaller one. Sephora gives samples of virtually EVERYTHING you want. You can go in there and get like 5 + different samples if you want. :)
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
7lily7
(Newberg, OR)
answer 7
just go to our local sephora store
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
ellelane
(Los Angeles, CA)
answer 8
Samples are a great way to try new products & we include three free samples with every Sephora.com order. The sample selection is listed on our website and changes frequently, so check back often to see what we're offering. At this time we are unable to send custom samples from our warehouse. Another great way to try new products is to visit your local Sephora store. At the store, a Cast Member can make a tester for you of any products that we carry. They can also answer questions for you and make recommendations for other products. To find a store near you, check out our store locator. Thanks!
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
Question
how much to use
the description says to tilt it upside down to get the premeasured amount to come out. is it inside the bottle and will come out on it's own or do i just pour it into the lid?
asked 4 years, 8 months ago
bethny
(florence, sc)
on Treatment Enzyme Peel
7 answers
Answers
answer 1
I got a very generous sample as a 100-point VIB bonus, & there is NO "reservoir". If you turn the bottle upside down, then right side up, then open it, there will be no powder at all in the cap. After reading some of the answers to the question about how to dispense the product, I tried turning the bottle upside down & opening it while it was in that position. Big mistake! Powder all over the place. Fortunately, I had put a piece of clean printer paper under the bottle, so I was able to save almost of all of what I spilled. Don't know if the full size has some kind of reservoir, but the sample definitely did not. Having said that - the best way to use this very fine powder is (1) cleanse face with your usual cleanser, but do not dry your face completely (leave skin fairly damp); (2) dry your hands thoroughly; (3) with the bottle right side up, open it & tap a small amount (the size of a large pea works for me) into your hand & then (4) either add a drop or 2 of water to the powder in your hand, work into a light paste & then massage onto your face OR just apply the powder from your hand directly onto damp skin & then massage. All this sounds like more hassle than it really is - the whole process just takes a couple of minutes - & the product does leave skin soft & smooth without irritation. Plus the 100-point sample is incredibly generous - a little of this product goes a very long way.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
forestgirl
(Ocala National Forest FL)
answer 2
A lot of people, including myself, use significantly less than what is pre-measured. All you have to do is put the amount that is right for you into the palm of your hand, and follow the instructions on how to use this product.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
aZnJenny
answer 3
When you turn the bottle over it dispenses the fine powder into the cap. I use the product in the shower, drop a few droplets of water into the pwder mix and you are ready.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
badp
(West Swanzey, NH)
answer 4
A couple of tries will help you decide what works for you. A pea sized amount works for me. Add a bit more if that's not enough to spread over your entire face. It doesn't need an exact scientific measurement to work.
answered 4 years ago
MCinNYC
(New York)
answer 5
you turn the bottle upside down and it releases the amount into the cap, unscrew it while it's still upside down but for some reason it won't pour out of the bottle, then tilt the bottle back over and pour what is in the cap into your hand, it's the perfect amount every time!
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
kelseykay
(Dallas, TX)
answer 6
I can't fully explain the system, but if you tip the bottle over with its cap on, the bottle automatically pours out only a small amount in to the cap. You take off the cap (with the bottle upside down) and pour whats in the cap into your hand. Nothing extra escapes the bottle when its open and upside down. And the little that is in the cap is plenty. A little goes a long way.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
tab5
(Rochester, Il)
answer 7
After removing the lid you simply turn the container upside down and a pre measured amount is placed into your hand. The amount that comes out does seem like much, however, once you add a few drops of water you have more than enough.
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
wagon831
(bishopville, md)
Question
Is the amore pacific treatment enzyme peel for everyday use?
Is the amore pacific treatment enzyme peel for everyday use?
asked 2 years, 9 months ago
Anonymous
(Lihue, HI)
on Treatment Enzyme Peel
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
I don't remember if the product labeling indicates that you shouldn't use it every day, but there have been times (when I've been wearing more makeup than my usual routine) when I've felt like I needed extra cleansing. This is the only product I've used that is gentle enough to use every day! And, I think if you start, you'll find that after several days'/evenings' worth of use that you won't need to use it every day anymore. Hope that helps!
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
susannahjoy
(Groton, CT)
answer 2
I don't feel that it's necessary to use it every day. I use it 2-3 times a week.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
newalibi
(Austin, TX)
answer 3
It's gentle enough to use everyday. I personally don't but you definitely can.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
joongie23
(Boston, MA)
answer 4
No, it's an enzyme treatment so it's a bit much for everyday. I use it once or twice a week.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
scobes
(New York)
answer 5
Yes.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
myalibi
(new york, NY)
answer 6
I usually use it every other day (I have another peel and a scrub I use on the days in between) but I do believe it is gentle enough for everyday use.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
sheabens
(Long Beach, CA)
Question
Does the cap on the 100pt sample work the same way as the full size cap?
I have the 100 pt sample and I am afraid of trying it myself.
asked 1 year, 3 months ago
erinic
(Iowa)
on Treatment Enzyme Peel
6 answers
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answer 1
haha nope, thats one of the problems I had :P dunno why they changed it .... with the full size, you turn the cap counterclockwise and will not see the product ! you have to then flip the bottle on top of your hand and product will come out of the bottle :) ...hope this helped !
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
yuzuki
(Guaynabo, Puerto Rico)
answer 2
It's the same bottle only bigger but the inside has a plastic cap that makes you control how much product you pour out.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
rachelaz
(Ohio)
answer 3
I think it is a little less - but it goes a long way. This is a great product.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
kateofsi
(Saten Island, NY)
answer 4
I have both, and no. But I never use the cap to measure on the full size, it dumps too much product out. I find I only need about 1/2 that amount. I eye-ball it on my hand.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
dannyc
(NJ)
answer 5
I haven't used the full size, but there's no reservoir in the 100-point sample (which I do have). I found that out the hard way ;-) Open the container & just tap a small amount of the powder into your hand, & then either add a drop or 2 of water & work into a thin paste, then massage into cleansed skin, or leave your face damp after cleansing & apply/massage the powder directly onto damp skin.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
forestgirl
(Ocala National Forest FL)
answer 6
I have 100 point sample. I don't know how the cap of the full size work so I can't compare it. I just unscrew the sample container and pour a small amount of powder into my palm and wet it from there.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
Claire473
(Dallas, TX)
Question
Is this suitable for oily skin?
Wonder if this peel is suitable for oily skin? I tried a sample of this peel and my face started to sting all over after about 45 seconds. I just want to find a good exfoliator.
asked 1 year, 3 months ago
Nightrider829
(Chandler, AZ)
on Treatment Enzyme Peel
6 answers
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answer 1
This does not sting because it's not a harsh acid. I have oily skin and I feel that this helps control it a bit.
answered 6 months ago
GeorgiaNative
(Marietta, GA)
answer 2
This peel is good for oily skin, I have that type of skin too and I use it every day. Now I don't know how "delicate" your face is or how you are using the product, but try using it for less time, maybe 30 seconds, and just a little tiny bit of product is enough, I use like a dime size. Hope this helped :)
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
yuzuki
(Guaynabo, Puerto Rico)
answer 3
I have dry skin (aging) and it never has given me any stinging.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
Debsvilla
(Green Valley AZ)
answer 4
yes I have combination skin. Love thsi product!
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
sapepper1
answer 5
In my opinion this product is great for sensitive, combination, and especially for oily skin. But in reading your description of your skins reaction to the sample, it may not be the product for you. everyones skin is different and you should find the right product for you.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
lid05
(sonoma, ca)
answer 6
This peel is suitable for oily skin types but is most preferred for dry skin. If you have any stinging or irritation you should discontinue use and try a physical exfoliator.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
Question
How often should this product be used?
asked 1 year, 1 month ago
AmeeBee
on Treatment Enzyme Peel
6 answers
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answer 1
I use it 1-2x week, it's pricey so I conserve it, but I'd guess 3x would be fantastic.
answered 2 months, 4 weeks ago
DBHBCA
(Los Angeles, CA)
answer 2
I'd say once a day, before you put on your serum or moisturizer (or both). It is gentle enough to use twice a day for most skin types, but it's all up to personal preference. I tried twice a day and it didn't hurt anything, it just seemed like overkill.
answered 7 months ago
hevanlee
(Marshall, TX)
answer 3
Every other day!
answered 8 months ago
Phxgirly
(Phoenix, AZ)
answer 4
I use this every other day. Sometimes consecutive days if my face is dry and peeling. I have extremely sensitive and easily irritable skin and it hasn't bothered me one bit after using it for several months.
answered 10 months ago
jinibre
answer 5
I believe this product can be used daily after cleansing (probably best in the evening), but I have read some reviews where people use it less frequently. The Enzyme Peel is really gentle, so I think it's up to your discretion how often you use it.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
Lotus9
answer 6
This product can be used daily. Decrease usage if you experience sensitivity.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
Question
moisturizer after?
my skin gets really dry and peels. i loved the sample i got of this, and i just ordered the full size peel and hope in a jar. can i put on moisturizer right after using the peel or do i need to wait a while?
asked 4 years, 8 months ago
bethny
(florence, sc)
on Treatment Enzyme Peel
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
This is a very gentle exfoliator. I don't need to wait to apply products after use but I have normal-oily skin. Test a small area on the side of your cheek to be sure but unless you have sensitive skin you will probably be fine mositurzing right away.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
jyap
(Pacifica CA)
answer 2
Wait until your skin is dry before putting on any products after. (About one minute or so.)
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
aZnJenny
answer 3
I use moisturizer right after I use the product. The product is very gentle.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
badp
(West Swanzey, NH)
answer 4
usually tone and then moisturize right after. this is what they do at the spa as well...
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
luvsmakeup99
(new york, ny)
answer 5
I always used moisturizer right after the peel because my cheeks dry out quickly. However, I found I could wait longer than usual because the treatment peel actually did get rid of all the dead skin cells on the surface of my face and it is a very gentle peel. Another issue: I always had a problem with Hope in a Jar because I found it was quite greasy on my combination skin. See how your skin reacts to that moisturizer after using the peel...you might want to switch to a lighter moisturizer to use post-peel.
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
heatherinsider
(L.A., CA)
answer 6
I would wait a few minutes. My only concern is that if you have peeling skin and use this, which is great, but then add Hope in a jar its too much exfoliating. I only say that bc my skin sounds similar to yours and I tried Hope in a jar and it was drying to me. I think there is a little acid in it. Just my opinion. Good luck. BTW- MD Forte Glycolic free hydrating cream is oil free, light weight but AMAZING for dry, peeling skin.
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
Melis
(New York)
Question
How does this compare to Bare Minerals Rare Minerals Cleanser?
Can anyone who has used both products give a comparative review?

Thanks
asked 4 years, 4 months ago
mecarmom
(California)
on Treatment Enzyme Peel
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
It's not a cleanser. It's an exfoliator. You should have clean skin before using.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
Anonymous
(Malibu, CA)
answer 2
I liked the idea of a plant based powder cleanser for exfoliation and deep cleaning so I bought the Bare Minerals version. It arrived in a bottle that was only about 3/4 full. So I felt a little ripped off. I tried the cleanser and it smelled so much like actual mud/dirt that it made me naseaus. It also didn't seem to do anything. I returned it. I got a sample of the Amore Pacific treatment enzyme peel and I loved it! It doesn't take much to lather up, so even though it's expensive it will last. It also does just what I wanted. It exfoliates and deep cleans but it's super gentle-no scratchy anything. It also doesn't make your skin feel dried out afterwards, just clean and smooth. I just bought the full size bottle. Hope that helps!
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
lovespink
(Michigan)
answer 3
Hi, I have used both and I definitely like the bare minerals better, the Amore Pacific was great at first but then it started giving me whiteheads all over my face and they are very hard to get rid of, I have one on my eyelid that I have had for months and cant get rid of and I know its from the AP enzyme peel cause its the only thing I used to wash my face that was different. So I say stay with what u know is safe. These whiteheads I got from AP are extremely hard to get rid of. I have never had any problems with using any BE products, even with my clarisonic. Be careful using this enzyme peel. Others have had problems with it too. btw I have oily/combo skin, fair skin and am 42. Hope this helps.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
lisany
(NY,NY)
answer 4
I have both in my medicine cabinet right now! AmorePacific is easier to use, feels better, skin feels better. Overall even though this is expensive for me, I will continue to buy it!
answered 4 years ago
ophelia0526
(Greenville, SC)
answer 5
Note this is not a cleanser- its a once a week exfoliator treatment. using it too often can make your skin flake and peel- so you really cant compare them.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
luvsmakeup99
(new york, ny)
answer 6
I feel like the enzyme peel is so different than a 'cleanser' because it does much more than just cleanse the skin: it's cleansing to a different degree with exfoliation and deep pore cleansing rather than just makeup and oil removal. I find Bare Minerals products are heavier than the AmorePacific products. However, I used the treament peel only every other day and used other cleansers in between since it is a 'treatment'. I guess I would recommend the treament as a supplement to your favorite cleanser. I feel like AmorePacific is a better investment in a face product than the Bare Minerals Rare Minerals cleanser.
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
heatherinsider
(L.A., CA)
Question
Dark Spots
I am looking for a peel that will help me lighten my dark acne scars, rejuvenate my face and fine lines. I think this peel by AmorePacific could be the one. What do you advise?
asked 3 years, 8 months ago
shellybelly
(Jamaica, NY)
on Treatment Enzyme Peel
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
This peel is very gentle...I use it almost every day. I also use a "strong" peel once or twice a week. I am in love w/ the Juice Beauty Green Apple peel but I am sure there are others out there that will give you the results you are looking for.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
sheabens
(Long Beach, CA)
answer 2
I have acne scars too, but i dont think this product is helping at reducing them. I only use this for exfoliation. but AmorePacific does make something called a pigment modifier that might help. you can only get it at a neiman marcus or bloomingdales though.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
chocolatelove93
answer 3
I really love this product and I hope that you do too. I have oily, acne prone skin and as a result, have many dark spots from my acne.

I've been using the Enzyme Peel from AmorPacific for two weeks and it has lightened most of my acne scars, of course the darker ones are going to take a little longer to lighten...

What I also like about this product is that its not abrasive, it doesn't overly dry out my skin and it leaves it feeling soft and smooth. It also has a nice smell. Even if its a little pricey, I feel that this product will last you a long time! As I mentioned before, I've been using it for two weeks, and I haven't even used a 1/4 of the bottle yet.

I hope this was helpful and that you enjoy the product too. Aloha!

PS-Don't forget to use sunscreen! The sunscreen from this line is also good. It penetrates all 3 layers of skin and doesn't leave a oily feeling behind.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
mtillo808
(Honolulu, HI)
answer 4
I think this is a good product for you if reducing the appearance of blemishes and clearing pores is your priority. but as I have included in the review of this product, it is really more of a cleanser than an intensive peel, by that, I am referring to its texture. it's got a cleanser type of foaming action going on when you lather it with water. I myself am dealing with the same problems as you do, and I know that this "peel" alone isn't going to do the work. I have a serum to correct my redness, and also some alpha hydroxy cream to expediate my skin's turnover. Then during the day, I use sunscreen to prevent further redness from occurring. So you do want to consider including more products to help your skinoverall.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
imok
(hollywood, ca)
answer 5
I would definitely say this product works well for those types of issues. Unfortunately as an Adult I still get Deep Pimples (Cysts) and infected in-grown hairs as a result of a condition called Chronic Folliculitis which causes the body to mistake some of the hairs as foreign objects and attack them which causes minor Infections (Pimples). Using this peel in combination with Philosophy's Purity Made Simple wash has created quite a drastic difference in my complexion.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
scorpiomaurus
(Milwaukee Wisconsin)
answer 6
I use this as a daily wash in the evenings to remove all my make-up. I have some pretty serious acne scars and I see a difference in using this product. While I wouldn't say it lightens the skin, it makes my skin super soft and smooth. I have a glow that I haven't experienced with other products. It definitely helps with any breakouts, since the gentle exfoliation removes the excess dead skin cells like nothing else! Highly recommended...
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
cg722
(Washington, DC)
Question
Which part of regimen do you use this?
Do I use this product before or after my cleanser?
asked 8 months ago
preshmouse
(AK)
on Treatment Enzyme Peel
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
I use a cleanser to take my make-up off and follow up with this. The bottle says to use it on cleansed skin :)
answered 6 months ago
dbmay
(San Diego, CA)
answer 2
I use it after my cleanser so it can exfoliate my clean face instead of just taking off makeup.
answered 6 months ago
poncethedog
(Tacoma WA)
answer 3
I use this AS my cleanser! Maybe I'm not supposed to, but I was using a cheapie drugstore cleanser before and this does so much better. I don't wear make-up that often, but I do use a make-up remover for eyes when needed. For everyday wake-up get the oil off, freshen, and prime for serum/moisturizer, this does the trick.
answered 7 months ago
hevanlee
(Marshall, TX)
answer 4
When I use it, I actually use it in place of my cleanser. I use it a few times a week.
answered 7 months ago
Hayhay25
(Norman, OK)
answer 5
I actually use this as my cleanser as it is so gentle. But before I started doing that I used it before.
answered 8 months ago
sparkalina
(Aiea, HI)
answer 6
I use this after cleansing. It leaves my skin feeling very soft, more so than when I've used it before cleansing.
answered 8 months ago
Anonymous
(New Jersey)
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