5% Mandelic Acid Mild Exfoliating Serum

Exfoliating Glowing Serum for Sensitive Skin
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5% Mandelic Acid Mild Exfoliating Serum


Exfoliating Glowing Serum for Sensitive Skin

A gentle yet powerful glowing exfoliating serum for sensitive & acne-prone skin. Formulated with 5% Mandelic Acid to peel away dead skin cells with minimal potential for irritation. Effectively brightens the skin, stimulate new skin regeneration, reduces whiteheads & blackheads, smooths out texture & pores in 2 weeks*, reduce acne, fades acne scars & dark spots while hydrating the skin.

Somethinc 5% Mandelic Acid Serum can be used at night. Suitable for pregnant or breastfeeding moms, also teenagers aged 11 & up.


  • 95% agreed skin looks more glowing & smoother in 2 weeks*
  • Formulated for sensitive & acne-prone skin
  • Leave-on formula
  • Fungal acne-friendly
  • Vegan
  • Dermatologically Tested
  • BPOM Certified


*Based on self-assessment tests


  1. Cleanse the face with Somethinc Cleanser, rinse & let dry
  2. Apply Somethinc Toner of your choice all over the face & neck
  3. Dispense 2-4 pumps of serum onto your palm. Spread evenly onto face & neck at night, avoiding the eye area
  4. Continue with your favorite Somethinc Moisturizer


Mandelic Acid

Mandelic Acid from bitter almonds is able to brighten skin folds, smooths out skin texture, & reduces the growth of bacteria that cause body odor. Mandelic Acid is suitable for sensitive skin because it is a type of gentle AHA.


It is also known as Vitamin B5. It hydrates the skin optimally because it functions as a humectant which is a compound that can attract & retain moisture in the air into the skin. Panthenol can coat the skin so that it keeps the skin smooth and soft.


It is known to moisturize the skin effectively, especially for sensitive skin. Function to smooth the skin, help wound healing, & increase skin cell regeneration.

Red Microalgae

Extracted from the single-celled, Rhodosorus Marinus, isolated in the Carribean, this red microalgae has been proven to reduce skin sensitivity (tightness, stinging, burning, tingling, or sometimes pain) caused by external agression & enviromental factors.

Is 5% Mandelic Acid Mild Exfoliating Serum suitable for daily use?
Yes! This product can be used every day at nighttime. But if you're a beginner, we recommend using this serum every other day (day 1, day 3, etc.) until your skin has built the tolerance.

What's the difference between this product & other exfoliating serums from Somethinc?
Somethinc has a wide range of exfoliating serum that can be chosen based on your skin type & profile as follows:
• 5% Mandelic Acid Mild Exfoliating Serum: Exfoliating glowing serum for sensitive & acne-prone skin.
• 10% Lactic + Glycolic Peeling Serum: Exfoliating glowing serum for normal to oily skin.
• AHA BHA PHA Peeling Solution: Rinse-off exfoliating serum for beginners.

What is the pH of 5% Mandelic Acid Mild Exfoliating Serum?
This product has the pH level of 3-4.

Does this product need to be rinsed off after using?
Nope! 5% Mandelic Acid Mild Exfoliating Serum is a leave-on formula, so no need to rinse off. You may continue your next skincare step after using this serum.

Which serums should not be layered with 5% Mandelic Acid Mild Exfoliating Serum?
Avoid layering this product with Retinol, Vit.C & other AHA/BHA/PHA serums. But don't worry, the aforementioned serums can be used on alternate time/days.

Are Somethinc products BPOM-registered?
Yes, Somethinc products are BPOM-registered.

Is this product suitable for Pregnancy/Breastfeeding mom?
Yup! But considering pregnant/breastfeeding women might have certain allergies & experience hormonal changes, it's better to consult with an obstetrician/healthcare professional about the ingredients in your skincare.

I'm a teenager, can I use this?
Yes, this product can be used by teens aged 11 & up.

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