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Dr Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Peel Extra Strength Formula

Dr Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Peel Extra Strength Formula smooths, exfoliates and hydrates the skin.

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What we love about this product

Menopause can bring about dry, itchy, and aging skin due to a drop in hormones and moisture levels. As time goes on the skin begins to change and adapt, showing common signs of passing time including wrinkles, deep-set lines, and gentle skin creasing. A peel helps promote the skin’s natural rejuvenation process and battles typical signs of aging.

Dr Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Peel Extra Strength Formula smooths, exfoliates and hydrates the skin to reveal a healthy, rejuvenated complexion using glycolic and salicylic acids to help promote younger, healthier skin.

This peel is helpful for those going through the perimenopause and menopausal process as it uses retinol which is a key element in the battle against aging skin.

Those with acne will find that this is a useful product as when used daily it has a cumulative effect, calming inflammatory skin, acne breakouts, sensitive spots, and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation.

Backed by science

There are five alpha- and beta-hydroxy acids (glycolic, lactic, malic, citric and salicylic) which exfoliate the top most layers of the skin, revealing fresh skin underneath.

Willow has been found to improve fine lines, wrinkles, and other aging skin concerns “significantly”.

Chamomile is a flower and has been used for centuries in herbal medicine to treat sores, scars and soothe inflammation of the skin.


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Has antibiotic and anti-inflammatory properties that repair skin, reduce pore size, and cleanse excess oil and sebum from the skin.


Stimulates collagen production to reduce wrinkle size, control oil and help create new blood vessels which can create new cell turnover.


Reduces the signs of aging skin, protects the skin’s DNA, exfoliates, and eases pigmentation seen in conditions such as rosacea and eczema.

Battles bacteria, promotes cell renewal and growth, eases inflammation and all types of acne.

How to use

This quick and easy two-step routine is ideal for all skin types and those looking for clear, softer, smoother rejuvenated skin. Simply apply pad one, wait two minutes and then wipe with pad two.

Those with oily skin can benefit best from use day or night. However, all skin types can see results after use.

However, once used, products with alcohol should not be applied to the skin in order to limit any potential reactions or skin irritation.

A note about this product review

A note about this product review

Our reviews are written by specialists who help women with symptoms of the menopause. By sharing their recommendations, we hope you can find products that help concerns you may have. Our product reviews are not sponsored. We and the reviewers do not receive (or accept) any financial benefit. Our reviewers have no conflict of interest in the products they recommend. The information in this review should not substitute professional or medical advice.

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