WHAT IS GLYCOLIC ACID?Glycolic acid is the smallest member of the Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHA) familly. It rapidly and easily penetrates the epidermis. Due to its high desquamating efficacy (via the destruction of intercellular bonds), it is used by dermatologists in high-concentration for superficial peeling (20% to 70%).
HOW DOES IT WORK?Studies have shown that using glycolic acid in a daily cosmetic treatment at low concentrations accelerates shedding of dead cells at the skin surface, for a more even complexion, a smoother surface and improved skin quality.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF USING GLYCOLIC ACID FOR THE SKIN?
Exfoliation: Glycolic acid is known for its exfoliating properties. It effectively removes dead skin cells on the surface, promoting cellular turnover and revealing a smoother, brighter complexion.
Improved Skin Texture: Regular use of glycolic acid can help refine the skin's texture by reducing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and roughness. It encourages the production of collagen and elastin, which are essential for maintaining skin elasticity and firmness.
Even Skin Tone: Glycolic acid can help fade hyperpigmentation, dark spots, and uneven skin tone caused by sun damage, aging, or acne scars. It works by inhibiting melanin production and promoting the shedding of pigmented skin cells, leading to a more even and radiant complexion.
Skin Brightening: Glycolic acid's exfoliating and resurfacing effects can significantly improve dull and lackluster skin, resulting in a brighter and more youthful complexion."
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