Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Review: Maxi-Peel Zero

Its the start of the week again, I am always keeping in mind a line by Spongebob: "Another day, another dollar!" And so I starting the week by being productive and reviewing a new product, Maxi-Peel Zero.

My red days is synonymous to bad skin days. I am having breakouts recently and I really hope that this product won't disappoint. Me and my sister is an avid user of Maxi-Peel (the astringent version) I swear that it worked and we had pretty good skin for a while. The bad thing is that, there is a rest period due to the strong formula of Maxi-Peel. During the rest period our skin is bad. We also noticed that our skin easily turns red and can be darker looking than our normal skin tone. That is the good and the bad of Maxi-Peel. Anyway here comes Maxi-Peel Zero right when we need it.


What is it?
Maxi-Peel Zero is:
  • Micro Exfoliant Liquid
  • Anti acne
  • Smoothening
  • Lightening
  • Cleanses without redness
  • Exfoliates without peeling
As per its official page:
It also helps lighten discoloration of the skin, such as sun spots, age spots, acne marks and blemishes. Freckles/Pekas will improve or lighten as you continue the use of Maxi–Peel Zero Micro-Exfoliant Fluid. For deep acne scars and warts, best to consult a dermatologist.

Packaging

Experience 
Based from Maxi-Peel's fb page, if you are currently using Maxi-Peel Exfoliant Solution and wanted to shift to Maxi-Peel Zero Fluid, it is recommended to observe 5-7 days rest period before shifting.

Maxi-Peel Zero is marketed to act like a normal cleanser. Basically I use it after washing my face and using Micellar water to get rid of extra gunk on my face.

As expected Maxi-Peel Zero still contains and smells like alcohol however Its not as strong as the old Maxi-Peel we all know. I use one cotton ball to apply it on my skin on upward motion. There is no tingling sensation on my part nor burning feeling even on the part of my face where I have acne.

My skin also doesn't feel tight, it simply feels and looks fresh. I apply on Aloe Vera gel afterwards as moisturizer. Nowadays I try to put on less products as possible.

After a week of usage I can say that my pores is more finer and my skin looks light unlike when I was using the old Maxi-Peel, my face looks dark. Bad news is that it caused purging and unfortunately it doesn't dry them out fast unlike the Maxi-Peel astringent. It doesn't add on more pimples though which is still a good thing. Maxi-Peel is a gentler version so I understand if it doesn't work as fast as its old counterpart. Pimples are not as inflamed when I was not using Maxi Peel Zero. My face also felt smooth to touch.

The color of the liquid is like whitish yellow.
whenever I use it, its like I am left with a bit of shiny face. Yes it is still drying but its not darkening my face. In fact on my 3rd day I noticed fairer skin tone than before.

How much and where to buy?
I got mine at P79 in Watsons but you can buy it at P75 at HBC or Mercury Drugstores.

What I love
  • Refined pores
  • Smoother skin
  • Ease inflamed pimples
  • Lightened skin
  • Did not darken my face
  • Affordable
  • I can buy it anywhere
What I don't
  • Purging stage
  • It still has the scent of alcohol in it
  • Dries my skin
TIPS
I had a hard time following this rule myself but do not ever ever try to pop up your pimple during the purging stage. Doing so will just make things worst. I have an inflamed king pimple right now. Sigh~

Will I repurchase?
Yes. I just did! :)

Overall~
Maxi-Peel Zero is indeed a gentler version of Maxi-Peel. It stays true to all its claims which is a great reason to make the switch!


*I'm open for product reviews/ sponsorship/ ads and collaborations etc. please email me at: sparkliecandy(at)gmail(dot)com
Items were purchased with my own money unless otherwise stated 

 

73 comments:

  1. Hi great review! Although, I'd encourage you to proof read your article first before posting to avoid grammar and spelling mistakes. :) You'll be an expert blogger in no time keep it up.

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  2. im still not convinced, i mean i try so many products i even bought some expensive ones which i regret. My tita said that i should try this new maxipeel, i just want to try it but i have really oily skin and scars and dark forhead. What can you recommend me? I also wanted to buy aloe vera gel in the face shop, is that what are you using right now?

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    1. Try using aloe vera gel from Nature's republic!

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    2. Try Top-O spray.. :)

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    3. I'm using NR aloe vera gel too. I use it as a sleeping mask.

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    4. This may help just read. :) https://www.naturaldermatology.com/blogs/posts/the-link-between-acne-and-candida

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  3. I've used the old maxipeel but my skin become lighter. I've literally avoided being exposed to sunlight and i wear sunscreen everyday, even if it's not sunny. I use solarex-3 sunplay superblock whish has an SPF130. It's waterbased so it doesnt feel greasy or oily. We pretty much have the same skincare routine and i agree with you, the maxipeel zero is not as effective as the old one but it's still worth it.

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  4. What soap do you use before applying Maxipeel Zero? Because I'm using Dr. Alvin's Kojic Acid Soap and I think it's a mistake tho.

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    1. Hi Anon please refrain from using harsh soaps when using Maxi Peel (old or new) because there are certain ingredients which are not meant to be used together.

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    2. Is it okay to use safeguard aloe Vera before I use Maxi peel?

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    3. Can i use maxi-peel facial cleanser during the day while maxi-peel zero at night? or i should refrain from using it's facial cleanser while im using maxi-peel zero?

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    4. Can i apply maxipeel moisturizing cream after i applied maxipeel zero?

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  5. This product is full of deceitful lies and false information. No peels and redness, it's not true! Try to stop using it in a week or two then you will notice the adverse effect. My skin got dry and the peeling sensation is getting worst!

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    1. Oh I'm sorry that you experienced adverse effects. My skin did not peel after using this but I stopped using it already because I kept on getting 1-2 pimples every now and then. Maybe the product doesn't work on your skin. Try resting your skin for a while before trying other products.

      Thank you for dropping by!

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    2. This product is similar to a weak glycolic peel. Check the ingredients and you will see that glycolic acid is 3rd or 4th in the list. Glycolic acid is used to peel off skin in higher concentrations. Add to that the fact that this product has retinol somewhere far in its ingredients list.

      Do you use a moisturizer? If not, then you should. This product causes microexfoliation. So a moisturizer helps.

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    3. Tanong ko lang kung ito bang maxi peel zero ay effective para mawala ang mga blackheads ko?? Then isa pang tanong kung nung ginamit nyo ba ito ay masakit at namumula ung muka nyo kasi ang hapdi lalo na kapag may mga blackheads ka???

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  6. i just started using maxi peel zero..it took me a long time to decide weather to try it or not coz im not a fan of astringents..most of the times i only use ponds facial wash..anyway,its my 2nd day and im following instructions written on the box..aside from maxipeel sunprotection cream,can i use any other cream? and is it ok to undergo a facial treatment while using maxipeel zero..facial cleaning or facial scrub maybe?

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  7. Thanks for sharing your experience. Anyway, I've been using maxi peel zero for 1 month and I saw changes in my skin which I first notice to myself is that I am getting fairer from the day I start using this product. Aside from that, my friends notice the glow of my skin which makes me happier with the result. Honestly, whenever I go to the comfort room I can't resist looking at myself in the mirror that's why it took me 10-20 mins inside haha. 2 thumbs up for maxi peel zero!

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  8. Hi! I'm having a bad break out right now, maybe because of my schedule (2pm-11pm) and it really makes me uncomfy ������ It started with my cheeks up to my forehead. This is the first time I experienced this. Will you reccommend me this one? Thanks!

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    1. Hi! May I ask if you recover from breakouts quicly after using the product?

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  9. Guys i think you are missing the point. This not like a physical exfoliant like the origanal one that it really peels. This one maxi peel zero is a BHA. Go google what does BHA can do wonders on our skin

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  10. Kung sino man po pwede sumagot, ask ko lang po kung nagwowork ba sa face ko yung maxi peel o hindi, kasi 10 days na ko gumagamit pero hindi pa rin nagpepeel? #2 ginagamit ko; morning routine ko mp facial wash, mp exfoliant cream and sunblock; night routine mp facial wash, mp exfoliant solution and mp moisturizer, 3-4 drops po nilalagay ko na exfoliant solution. Sa mga nabasa kong reviews/forums, after few days nagpepeel na face nila kaya nagdodoubt ako kung gumagana ba sakin yung maxi peel? Tapos halos wala pa nga ako maramdamang stinging sensation.. Or iniisip ko baka hindi sanay ang mukha ko sa MP, kasi ang gamit ko noon Beauche, pero nagstop na ko mga 6 months na, dun kasi sa beauche 3 or 4 days nagbabalat na mukha ko and gumanda nga skin ko, kaya lang hindi ko namaintain kasi mahal sya tapos bumabalik nanaman pimples ko kaya i decided na itry ang maxi peel kasi mas affordable, pero hindi ko alam bakit hindi pa rin nagbabalat eh more than a week na ko gumagamit.. Though parang naglalighten naman pimple marks kahit papano. I'm planning to use it for a month, tignan ko kung ano magiging result. Hoping po to get a response from anybody. Thank you!

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    1. Hi po, after u used beauche, totally 6 months wala po kayong nilagay sa face nyo?kase po possible na yung outer layer mg skin eh nagpeel na and it will really take time para magpeel ulit. Addition po, peeling is not advisable at all times..too frequent peeling will cause thinning of skin that might result to freckles.esp po if u stop using the product. The probable reason why you don't feel stingy sensation ay bec immune na po ang dace ninyo. I meam, beauche po kasi ay matapang and other products although maganda po talaga sa face. After po ninyong magpeel, i advise magmosturizer po kayo and let ur face rested from peeling. Hope my comments would help :)
      God bless

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    2. BTW anon peeling products are meant to be used only 2 to 3x a week to maximize the effect plus BHA clears differently than the original maxi peel

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    3. Need po b tlga my moisturiser , nd po ba pdeng maxipeel ln po ? 1st time ko po kse hehe , tnx po kung massgot hehe

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    4. In 1week dapat 2times ka lang gumamit. 1st day and 3rd day para mas effective at para mag peel talaga xa.

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    5. Bakit nung ginamit ko yan, mas lalong lumala tigyawat ko. Nakakalungkot lang kasi very wrong decision ung nagawa ko. Unti na lang pimples ko nung sinubukan ko ito pero 2 days, nagsilabasan sila kaya tinigil ko na. Nagkaroon na rin ako ng pimple marks. Nakakadismaya tong face ko. Galing sa makinis na mukha, ngaun daming tigyawat😭😭 hanggang ngaun..

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  11. Hi i'm planning to use Maxipeel Zero this week.
    Actually natatakot ako na baka masunog lalo ang balat ko, i hope sana hindi.
    Kunti lang naman ang pimples ko, malililiit nag sisilabasan kapag mag re-red days na. And may mga acne scars ako na very visible pa, nag lighten lang ng sobrang kunti kapag ginagamitan ko ng San-Ing sulfur cream.
    So paano po, kapag gumamit ako nito, ititigil ko na ba ang pag lagay ng Sulfur cream sa mukha ko?
    And Ok lang po ba gumamit ng Myra-E as moisturizer, kasi yun po ang gamit ko at facial wash.

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  12. Hi. Im also using maxi peel zero to my face, but before that I used COSRX low ph goodmorning gel cleanser to cleanse my face. After i put maxi peel on to my face I apply nature republic aloe vera gel. Is it ok to use both maxi peel zero and cosrx good morning gel?

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  13. hi.. im a user of maxi peel.. gumamit acoh ng maxi peel #2 mga 9 days coh nah xa ginagamit.. then ngbabalat nah xa after 2 days of using maxi peel #2.. ngaun since my maxi peel zero acoh dto i decuded to switch to zero kea lng natatakot acoh kc pgpahid coh ng maxi peel zero sobrang hapdi and sobrang namula ung muka coh..

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  14. Hi. Gumagamit ako ng maxipeel #1 tapos right after maubos bumili ako ng maxipeel zero and the night ginamit ko. I didnt know na dalat pala 7 days rest before mag apply. So ang result, namula face ko upon applying and mainit sya parang na sunburn ganun. Akala ko normal lang. Pero nagbasa ako ng reviews. Hindi pala normal. Huhu ano ba gagawin ko? Nag stop muna ako ngayon and 1st day palang ako nastop.

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    1. Hi. Ako din ganun yung ginawa ko. Grabe namula yung face ko na sobrang init kaya nilagyan ko agad ng moisturizer ng maxipeel nabawasan yung init pati yung pula. Wala sanang mangyari sa face ko. Kanina ko lang yun naitry.

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  15. I get a red face and my skin feels like it tightens after i apply it. Is this normal?

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  16. Hi! Pwede kaya pagsabayin Maxi-Peel Exfoliant Soap (as facial wash) saka Maxi-Peel Zero (after washing face)? Thanks!

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  17. Hi! I just tried using it yesterday and just applied today. Just want to ask if I should continue washing my face with a Nworld Nlighten premium soap. Because everytime I apply maxi peel, I kind of have the burning feeling on my face. I suspect it is because of the soap?

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    1. Hindi po advisable na gumamit ng ibang products aside from maxipeel.

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    2. It is not advisable to use any products aside from maxipeel

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  18. 1 week lang ba cya gamitin o pwede e maintain? Kc kung after 1 week ano na next gagamitin? Tnx sa sasagot

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  19. Hi! I've been using maxi peel zero for months now, it is okay to use aloe vera gel right after I used it or it's better to stop using maxi peel? And I'm also planning to use aloe vera gel as a night cream, is it okay? Thank you!

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  20. I'm using this for one week na pero napansin ko lang na everyday dumadami talaga yung pimples ko so I decided to stop using it. For me mas effective parin yung kati-alis.

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    1. ako din iniisip ko yun lang yung purging stage kasoo ilang araw na din yung pimples ko tapos di ko alam kung ganun talaga yun or di talaga hiyang sakin yung maxipeel zero

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    2. This may help just read. :) https://www.naturaldermatology.com/blogs/posts/the-link-between-acne-and-candida

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    3. Natural lang po magkapimples. Nasa PURGING STATE ka po.

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    4. Hanggang kailan po ba ang purging stage? and how do u distinguish it from breakouts mismo kasi akin po biglang dumami pimples ko expecially sa noo at sa ilong po T-T SA GILID NG ILONG KO POO tapos sa gitna po ampanget ko po Hahahaha

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  21. napadaan ako sa hbc may promo sila buy one take one sa iba nilang item napili ko ay ang maxi peel zero nabili ko sya sa halagang 70 pesos kaya nag review muna ako sa internet kung effective talaga siya and ayob sa inyo ok naman siya thanks po sa magandang review god bless po

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  22. Hi . Ask ko lang kung compatible b ang luxxesoap#3 (with kojic papaya) and maxipeel zero!?

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  23. Immensely beguiled by the words used by the writer.
    Consumerism Inc

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  24. Hi, I just started using maxipeel zero and ano pong aloe vera gel product ang maiirerecommend niyo as moisturizer?

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  25. Hi maxipeel zero really works for me. I apply regular cleanser first before applying maxi peel..I allow to dry it before I apply essential oil as my moisturiser. Always moisturised your face its a must.

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  26. Hi i've been using maxipeel zero in 1 week, and nanotice ko na dumami yung maliliit kong pimples pero naglilighten sya, and inistop ko na po ito almost 1 week na, natural lang ba na lumabas ang mga pimples? what do you think po kaya itutuloy ko pa ba itong gamitin ?

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  27. Hi i've been using maxipeel zero in 1 week, and nanotice ko na dumami yung maliliit kong pimples pero naglilighten sya, and inistop ko na po ito almost 1 week na, natural lang ba na lumabas ang mga pimples? what do you think po kaya itutuloy ko pa ba itong gamitin ?

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  28. Hi i've been using maxipeel zero in 1 week, and nanotice ko na dumami yung maliliit kong pimples pero naglilighten sya, and inistop ko na po ito almost 1 week na, natural lang ba na lumabas ang mga pimples? what do you think po kaya itutuloy ko pa ba itong gamitin ?

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  29. Hi i've been using maxipeel zero in 1 week, and nanotice ko na dumami yung maliliit kong pimples pero naglilighten sya, and inistop ko na po ito almost 1 week na, natural lang ba na lumabas ang mga pimples? what do you think po kaya itutuloy ko pa ba itong gamitin ?

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  30. Hi! Maxi peel zero ba ay pwedeng gamitin ng 14 years old? Sad to say that her pimples suddenly outbreaks now a days and losing her confidence, cause most of her batchmates/schoolmates wla pang pimples unlike her nagkalat na on her forehead, cheeks and chin. Salamat sa ssagot.

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  31. I am planning to use this one kaso I'm currently 8 months pregnant. Nung binili ko siya wala namang nakalagay sa packaging na hindi siya pwede sa buntis kaso nung triny ko na magsearch ng reviews may nabasa ako na hindi siya pwede sa pregnant and breastfeeding mom. Gusto ko lang sana malaman kung totoo yun? Pwede ko pa din ba gamitin to? Gusto ko kasi malaman kung magiging effective sakin to before ako bumalik abroad para makabili ako ng dadalin ko.

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  32. Hi po .ask q lng po sana mg 1 month n po kase simula ng gumamit aq ng maxipeel zero ..sobrang ng breakout po ung skin q ,,natural lng po b un ? Bket po sobrang tagal ng pg bebreakout ? ...at ska po ok lng po b n mg pafacial treatment kapg gumagamit ng maxipeel zero ?
    Thank you po s makakasagot

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  33. Hello po. I want to use Maxi Peel Zero. I just want to know if it's possible to use a cleanser like MICELLAR CLEANSING WATER ( garnier ) after washing my face before applying MAXI PEEL ZERO? ...
    THANK YOU!

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  34. Can I use this already? I'm just 17 years old. If yes, do I have to use facial wash first?

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  35. Is this good for treating acne scars as well since you say it dries the skin? Also, after cleansing the face what do you use to moisturize your face after? Tried this acne scar treatment in the Philippines and I must say this is quite the investment still results are commendable.

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  36. If i use maxi peel zero is it okay if i use olay moistutiser.?

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  37. Hi. I am using maxi peel zero for almost a week now, during my first two days it was actually okay but then there are tiny bumps that are visible now. Should I stop right away? Or still continue?

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  38. How long do you think the purging stage last? because i recently used this and suddenly pimples started to form everywhere! oh and what do i gain from the purging stage? cause bumps and pimples started to form on my forehead and cheeks T-T

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  39. Good day! is it okay to use kojic soap while using maxi peel zero? thanks! Godbless

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  40. Good day! is it okay to use kojic soap while using maxi peel zero? thanks! Godbless

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  41. Compatible ba ung skin white(glutathione w/ vit. c)soap dun sa maxipeel zero?..saka ilang months pwede gamitin ung maxipeel zero?

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    1. Hi. It is safer na yong cleanser nyo po dapat mild lang like cetaphil kung gagamit kayo ng maxi peel zero para hindi magkaroon ng adverse reaction cause by other ingredients. Ok naman sa akin ang maxi peel zero, 2 months na ko gumagamit :)

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  42. Hello ok lang ba na nakaka pagskip sa pag gamit ng maxipeel zero? And when to stop po sa pag gamit?

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  43. Is it ok to use maxipeel zero at night and another brand of toner in the morning?

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  44. I been using it and the results is very thankfull,pimples are gine and the marks lighten. But i just wanted to ask if how long pwede gamitin. Pwede and safe po ba sya pang maintenance everyday? Thanks

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  45. Good day! ask ko lang po sana if ok lang gumamit ng clindamicyn s.o.s after ng maxipeel zero. Thanks po.

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  46. Good day! Ask ko lang po if pwede gamitin ang clindamicyn sos after mag apply ng maxipeel zero. Thanks po

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