Good skin comes to those who use glycolic acid. It's an all-rounder when it comes to the skin department. Touted to be one of the best skincare ingredients (yep, your skin will thank us). If you two haven’t crossed paths, it’s about time. Get ready to give your skin the treatment it deserves.
Here’s *everything* you need to know about glycolic acid
What is glycolic acid?
Glycolic acid is an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that delivers powerful chemical exfoliation. Normally derived from sugarcane, this natural fruit acid exfoliates the outermost dead layer of the skin to reveal a brighter and more even complexion. It’s a gentler way to exfoliate and your skin will thank you for it.
How does it benefit skin?
The benefits of glycolic acid seems endless. It's much more than an anti-aging product. It lightens discoloration such as sun and age spots. It also helps acne-prone skin by keeping skin clear of old skin that tends to clog and cause problems like blackheads. It penetrates deeply into the skin to transform its texture and leaves skin looking refreshed, bright and refined.
Who should be using glycolic acid?
Given glycolic acid’s long list of benefits, it’s unsurprisingly suitable for most skin types. Mature, sun damaged, prematurely aged and acne-scarred skins will find it particularly beneficial.
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