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Ingredient Spotlight: Glycolic Acid

25th July, 2019 by Kate Daniel

WHAT IS GLYCOLIC ACID?

Glycolic acid is derived from sugar cane, which belongs to the alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA) family ― along with lactic and Mandelic acids ― and is a familar ingredient in numerous skin care products like cleansers, moisturiser, masks and serums.etc

 

THE BENEFITS:

Glycolic Acid is the number one ingredient for exfoliation, effectively removing the skins top , dull layers, promoting the production of collagen and elastin revealing a brighter and fresher complexion.

– Increases hydration

– Improve skin tone & texture

– Reduce the appearance of fine lines & wrinkles

– Helps control breakouts, keeping pores from getting clogged

– Shrinking enlarged pores

– Improves the penetrations of other skincare products

– Make up or skincare application goes on smoother

 

Ideal for – acne scarring, discolouration, dry dull & ageing skin, fine lines and wrinkles

 

Tip:

“The % of glycolic acid various from 2% up to 20% in home skincare, Start off with a low percentage and see how your skin adapts then increase % if no sign of irritation

 

Make sure you wear sunscreen daily!”

 

Browse Glycolic Acid Products:

Glycolic Cleansers 

Glycolic Treatment Products 

Glycolic Moisturisers 

Glycolic Body Products

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