What is Glycolic Acid and why does it work so well?
Glycolic acid is part of the group of active compounds known as AHA's (alpha hydroxy acids). Derived from cane sugar:
It has the smallest molecules in the group so is able to penetrate skin deeply and easily, making it the most effective for treating fine lines, acne, blackheads, dullness, oiliness etc
Chemical peels use a high percentage of this acid and can be very effective if done safely and properly.
An even better way to use it is with a lower percentage on a consistent basis like our Glycolic Daily Exfoliator 7.5% - as this gives the same results as heavier peels but in a much safer, easier way (and often gives better results as the consistent application makes them cumulative)
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