Audia Skincare is the new kid on the block in professional skincare and they are not to be overlooked.
Founded by Amal Aloudi, who took 4 years to painstakingly curate a collection of professional and retail products. When we found Audia skincare we were intrigued, we wanted to find out what the brand was all about so we asked for a collection of products to try and then set up interviews with Audia’s Amal Aloudi and Michele Phelan to get to know more about the brand.
We got to use the products for a month and were impressed by the luxury experience Audia Skincare offered especially because it is such a strong, scientifically-based brand.
2 Audia Skincare Professional Only Products
The first thing we asked was what professional-only products they had to offer for estheticians to use in the treatment room. We were thrilled to learn that Audia Skincare has a selection of professional-only products, with plans to expand this segment of their line in the coming months.
Illuminate Signature Mask
The Illuminate Signature Mask is a very cool product, we got to know it well because it’s in our article 15 Science-Based Skincare Solutions. We added it to this article because it’s truly unique. You mix the mask from Audia Skincare with Hydrogen Peroxide. We also had them on during a Webisode of L+A Now, Using Science In Your Beauty Business. During this webisode, a very astute viewer asked if there was any concern about free radicals with this oxygen treatment.
Michele was the Audia Skincare panelist on the webisode and had a fabulous explanation. “You may wonder how the oxygen effects of the mask don’t create free radicals in the skin. There is a little bit of chemistry involved. When hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) is added to the mask powder the yeast present in the mask contains a natural enzyme that separates H2O2 (the hydrogen from oxygen). As the oxygen separates from the formula it creates that foaming effect that you see when the hydrogen peroxide is mixed with the powder.
In general, when the bonds of oxygen are broken, the oxygen has the potential to steal an electron to stabilize itself from the vitamin C in the product, or from the skin itself, which could lead to free radical damage under normal circumstances. But not in this case – strategically we added silk protein, allantoin, and alpha-arbutin to the product which serves as a stabilizer/anti-oxidants. These antioxidants donate an electron to the free oxygen atoms to stabilize the situation.”
Pro Enzymes System
Who among us doesn’t love a fabulous enzyme? Audia Skincare offers the Pro Enzyme System. It’s a synergistic blend of professional strength, Fruit Enzymes, and powerful antioxidants that help to reveal fresh, young skin, soften comedones, and ease extractions. It will minimize surface lines and enlarged pores. What you’ll see is an ultra-smooth texture as it resurfaces. It will improve the appearance of aged, hyperpigmented, and photodamaged skin.
Using the Pro Enzymes System will improve penetration and effects of other products Ideally, use it with microdermabrasion, a skin scrubber, or dermaplaning.
Audia Skincare 4 Step At-Home Brightening + Renewing Treatment
1 Charcoal Magnet Peel
We’re obsessed with the Charcoal Magnet Peel. If you’re a skincare junkie like we are – you will fall in love when this product touches your skin. It’s a 3-in-1 exfoliant and it’s truly talented. First, its got superior benefits of Charcoal that is combined with Volcanic Microcrystals! So the scrub is delicious! It is amazingly detoxifying and has a magnet-like effect, attracting and pulling out toxins and other skin debris.
But wait, there’s more – a combination of Glycolic Acid, Azelaic Acid (exfoliating, brightening, Mandelic Acid, Salicylic Acid, and Phytic Acid help to refine the appearance of enlarged, congested pores and increases cellular turnover while balancing and leaving the skin beautifully smooth and bright. Herbs such as Bisoprolol from Chamomile calm and relax the tissue.
2 Brightening O2 Mask
Ok, do the Brightening O2 Mask right after the Charcoal Magnet Peel for a maximum boost of brightening power to the skin! This duo is the 1 – 2 punch of home care for a client who is dealing with hyperpigmentation.
Based on a 12 weeks study of clients, age 20 to 50. Dull, Acne-Prone, Hyper-Pigmented skin conditions, including chronically stressed:
- 80% instantly noticed soothed, glowing, and refreshed skin
- 85% noticed healthier, hydrating, and brighter skin after using 3 times – week for 8 weeks
- 70% noticed an increase in skin plumpness.
3 Retinol Mega Boost
Life is always better with retinol! RETINOL MEGA BOOST contains a generous dose of retinol. A 0.5 % of this superior formula utilizes retinol to work its magic. Phospholipids encapsulate the Retinol molecules helping to deliver this amazing ingredient deep into the epidermis where it is most beneficial and productive. Moreover, Ceramides, Squalene, and Sodium Hyaluronate help to deeply hydrate, calm and soothe dry, dehydrated skin while Vitamin E heals, smooths, and protects.
4 Smart C Crème
The Smart C Crème is luscious! It’s like a souffle when you pump it out and it glides on perfectly. It sinks right into the skin and leaves your skin feeling like silk!
Farnesol helps to balance both oily and dry skin and brings it into perfect harmony. After 30 days of study of clients, age 20 to 50, with different skin types, 90% Agree that Skin feels more comfortable and moist for up to 12 hours.
Time-Released Vitamin C brightens and aids in collagen production, healing, and protection against free radicals. Retinyl Palmitate a stabilized ester of Vitamin A helps to smooth fine lines, surface wrinkles, and boost collagen fiber production in the skin. Vitamin E helps to protect the skin and provides a great antioxidant defense. A powerful blend of Essential Oils, including Jasmine and Bergamot, helps to soothe, nourish, and moisturize, providing your skin with the nutrients that it needs and wants.
Audia Skincare Is New + Growing
We love the effortless luxury and deeply throughout science that really gives Audia Skincare a firm foothold in the professional skincare market. This brand is only in its infancy and with planned launches of chemical peels, microneedling advanced serums, massage creams, and sheet mask collection – this brand is definitely set to become a staple in spas in the U.S. and around the world.
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