Change your skin – Step by Step

Step: Exfoliation

Re-action E enzymatic & mechanical peeling

Recommended for all skin types, especially suitable for pale, stressed skin

A dual effect, in-depth cleansing peeling: the combination of enzyme and mechanical peeling (fine Bamboo powder and fine, organic argan shell powder) gently but effectively removes dead skin cells.

Application: apply 1/3 to a 1/2 of an ampoule once or twice a week, foam up product with wet hands, apply on face, neck, and décolleté and massage in. Leave on product for 2-3 minutes, foam up again and remove with water.

Essential: after usage pay attention to adequate sun protection, we recommend using bdr® Re-flect.

  • ZYMO CLEAR MD: The extremely innovative active ingredient is of biotechnological origin. It quickly dissolves and dead skin cells – a gentle keratolysis and smoothing of the skin. In addition, it is known for a reduction of sebum content.

  • BAMBUSA ARUNDINACEA STEM EXTRACT: Light but intense peeling powder made from a special bamboo from the mountain forests of India, contains at least 87% silica. The microfine ingredients rounded off by a special procedure make the peeling suitable even for sensitive skin.

  • ARGANIA SPINOSA SHELL POWDER: Made of argan peels finely ground in excellent organic quality.

  • AVOCADO OIL: Cold-pressed oil derived from the avocado fruit with a very high proportion of unsaturated fatty acids, Vitamin A, B, D, E and lecithin and phytosterols. Clinical studies have shown that avocado oil is more readily absorbed than most other oils. It’s unsaponifiable components make this oil very well tolerated. The natural oil is yellowish to red and effortlessly applied (spreads easily). Absorbs fast and seals in moisture. Wonderfully smoothing.

  • ALOE VERA: Aloe-Barbadens is obtained from aloe-vera plant leaf, is rich in amino acids, enzymes and various mineral salts. Its moisturizing, wound healing and anti-inflammatory qualities make it ideal for soothing skin irritations. Supports self-restoration of sun damaged skin cells

  • CAFFEINE: Tightens and smoothes the skin, stimulates the metabolism, has a purifying and draining effect.

  • PROTEC CM GLUCAN: CM-Glucan is a Polysaccharide, gained from yeast. It´s able to push the wound healing, skin irritations are reduced, and skin owned protection functions are lifted, as well.

Exfoliation with Re-action

Re-action Tonic Professional skin preparation essence

Skin preparation for all skin types prior to subsequent skincare

Active ingredient booster for an even and pure complexion. Our highly concentrated Re-action Tonic Professional prepares skin ideally for following bdr® serums and increases the natural moisture-binding capacity of the skin. Re-action tonic intensively minimises pores and stimulates, energises, and smoothens skin.

Application: apply a small amount once or twice a day, first apply with a damp cotton pad, after a few applications apply the product with a dry cotton pad, avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes.

  • LACTIC ACID: Is found in the hydro-lipid film of the skin, where it helps stabilize of the protective acid mantle,  binds moisture and controls the keratinization of the epidermis. Since lactic acid is pH-regulating, it can inhibit the growth of foreign microorganisms on the skin. Lactic acid is generally an excellent skin moisturizer and moisture binder. Higher concentration of lactic acid are used as gentle skin surface peels and in cleaning and care products for blemished and acne-prone skin by reducing the keratinized cells and extracting comedones
  • NIACINMAIDE: Niacinamide strengthens the skin barrier, has an anti-inflammatory and sebum-regulating
    effect. The skin‘s own collagen production is stimulated, which leads to an improvement
    in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

  • ARCTIUM MAJUS EXTRAKT: The burdock root extract is used to achieve an antiseborrhoeic effect. Due to the components
    of the extract, bactericidal properties are also attributed to it.

  • SALICYLIC ACID: Salicylic acid is a naturally occurring plant substance with antimicrobial, analgesic and anti-inflammatory qualities. The active ingredient salicylic acid is recommended against various impurities and acne prone skin. The acid gently peels off the dead skin cells (keratolysis). The skin is oxygenated, looks smoother, and cornification disorders are eliminated. Salicylic acid has anti-inflammatory and slight antimicrobial activity against a variety of bacteria and fungi. Inhibits the development of microorganisms on the skin.
  • HAMAMELIS: Hamamelis, also known as witch hazel, is an extracted from leaves of the hamamelis virginiana bush containing hamameli-tannins and essential oils. Tannins have an astringent and toning effect.
  • CAMPHOR: Acts antiviral, antiseptic, stimulating, bactericidal, blood circulation enhancing and anti-inflammatory.
  • LYSINE: Accelerates active ingredients and stabilizes PH levels with a moisture retaining effect.

  • TILIA CORDATA EXTRACT: The lime tree is known as the „tree of skin“. It is said to have many different effects when applied to the skin. The most remarkable are: antioxidant, immunostimulant, venotonic and vascular-protective effects as well as transepidermal water loss reduction.

  • ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF: Aloe-Barbadens is obtained from aloe-vera plant leaf, is rich in amino acids, enzymes and various mineral salts. It’s moisturizing, wound healing and anti-inflammatory qualities make it ideal for soothing skin irritations. Supports self-restoration of sun damaged skin cells.

Re-action natural low base AHA citric & lactic acid exfoliation essence

Suitable for any skin type – specialized task: quick beautifier & refinement of the complexion

This fruit acid peeling peeling is a sophisticated combination of 10% lactic and citric acid in total. It gently removes dead skin cells as well as superficial skin impurities and stimulates cell regeneration for a juvenile fresh glow.

Advantages of regular use:

  • Improvement of skin texture
  • Pore refining
  • Stabilization of the skin’s acid mantle
  • Refined, fresh skin texture
  • Smoothing of fine, superficial lines

Application: apply once or twice a week on face, neck, and décolleté, avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. Leave on for 10-15 minutes and remove with water.

Essential: after usage pay attention to adequate sun protection, we recommend using bdr® Re-flect.

  • LACTIC ACID: Is found in the hydro-lipid film of the skin, where it helps stabilize of the protective acid mantle, binds moisture and controls the keratinization of the epidermis. Since lactic acid is pH-regulating, it can inhibit the growth of foreign microorganisms on the skin.
    Lactic acid is generally an excellent skin moisturizer and moisture binder. Higher concentration of lactic acid are used as gentle skin surface peels and in cleaning and care products for blemished and acne-prone skin by reducing the keratinized cells and extracting comedones.
  • CITRIC ACID: Citric acid occurs naturally in citrus fruits and belongs to the group fruit acids. Citric acid acts especially astringent and toning, supporting the healing process. The antiseptic effect is particularly effective against blemished skin. Due to the relative weak acidic properties, citric acid is also effective against fungal infestation.

Re-action deep low base AHA glycolic acid exfoliation essence

Suitable for any skin type – specialized task: smoothing & skin rebuilding

Our fruit acid Re-action deep peeling contains 10% micro molecule glycolic acid that gently removes dead skin cells, activates the skin regeneration and stimulates cell. Being a classic among fruit acids, it is very well tolerated and acts as a natural precursor for subsequent care.

Advantages of regular use:

  • works actively against signs of skin aging (wrinkles and lines, loss of elasticity)
  • Stimulates collagen- and elastin formation
  • Activation of regeneration – visible wrinkles and lines may disappear
  • Dissolving deepened impurities, especially in non-oily blemished skin.

Application: apply once or twice a week on face, neck, and décolleté, avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. Leave on for 10-15 minutes and remove with water.

Essential: after usage pay attention to adequate sun protection, we recommend using bdr® Re-flect.

  • GLYCOLIC ACID: Glycolic acid is an ingredient found naturally in sugar cane juice from the sugar cane
    plant and belongs to the group of alpha-hydroxy acids. Glycolic acid provides multiple
    benefits in cosmetic products: It dissolves keratinized skin cells by softening the adhesive
    cell structures in the horny layer. Skin regeneration is stimulated and lines and wrinkles
    can be reduced. The skin texture is refined, with a clearer complexion, increased moisture
    retention and elasticity.

Re-action PH AHA mandelic & succinic acid exfoliation essence

For very oily, blemished skin – specialized task: clarifying & mattifying the skin complexion

15% mandelic acid combined with 5% succinic acid is what makes the AHA fruit acid peeling Re-action PH a must-have for very impure, oily skin. The natural antibiotic effect of mandelic acid effectively fights skin impurities. The anti-inflammatory effect of succinic acid supports the skin renewal process.

Advantages of regular use:

  • intensive, pore-deep skin cleansing
  • clarification of the skin complexion even with extremely blemished skin
  • reduction of inflammations or razor burn (only for oily skin)
  • reduces the tension pressure of impurities and inflammatory pustules

Application: apply once or twice a week on face, neck, and décolleté, avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. Leave on for 10-15 minutes and remove with water.

Essential: after usage pay attention to adequate sun protection, we recommend using bdr® Re-flect.

  • MANDELIC ACID: Mandelic acid is a chemical exfoliant that similarly to all fruit acids removes layers of debris. This nonirritating AHA increases cell turnover, has an anti-acne effect and resurfaces your skin. Acneic skin can get impacted and clogged – this acid works itself deep into pores, penetrating deeper than other acids often used on blemish-prone skin. Mandelic acid is the only AHA fruit acid that has a naturally occurring antibiotic effect AND that can dissolve fat for a deep, intense pore cleansing – ideal for inflamed, blemished, seborrheic skin.

  • SUCCINIC ACID: Succinic acid is a brand-new acne ingredient worth knowing about. Do not be confused by the term „acid“; it‘s not an exfoliating acid! It offers a huge variety of benefits including very powerful acne-fighting abilities without causing irritation – especially suitable for inflammatory cystic acne. It has antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, soothing effects and is very effective at battling blemishes. It offers antioxidant protection as well as anti-aging properties, hydrates and has a few analgetic effects. Some call it the unicorn in skincare.

Re-action control PHA gluconic acid exfoliation essence

Suitable for any skin type, especially recommended for very sensitive skin up to couperose and rosacea – specialized task: hydration & stabilization

The PHA (polyhydroxy acid) exfoliating fluid gently removes skin debris and is especially suitable for hypersensitive skin, that cannot tolerate AHA/BHA or other exfoliators.

At the same time, it works as a water magnet, attracting moisture and transporting it deeper into the skin for a visible and noticeable moisture boost. Re-action control, in addition to its function as an exfoliating fluid, is suitable for any skin that needs an extra boost of moisture.

Advantages of regular use:

  • gentle, yet effective skin exfoliation
  • highly potent hydration support
  • Desensitization of irritated and overstrained skin
  • de-stresses the “burn-out” of the skin!

Application: apply once or twice a week on face, neck, and décolleté, avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. Leave on for 10-15 minutes and remove with water.

Essential: after usage pay attention to adequate sun protection, we recommend using bdr® Re-flect.

  • GLUCONOLACTONE: PHA is the perfect product to smoothen, hydrate and plump skin – for an easy and quick refresh. Instead of penetrating deep skin layers, it gently removes any debris that‘s sitting on top of it. PHAs even combat glycation, a process that weakens collagen and elastin in your skin. Plus: PHAs aren‘t known for having side effects and can be used for any skin type! The ‚POLY‘ in polyhydroxy acids stands for ‚many‘. In this case, it stands for many hydroxy acids. These hydroxyl groups make PHA a humectant, an ingredient that pulls water deeper into the skin – it´s literally water loving! Water (moisture) in the serums that is applied afterwards is pulled deeper into the skin and guarantees an extra hit of hydration.