INCI: Ammonium glycolate

What is Ammonium glycolate?

Ammonium glycolate is an amine salt of glycolic acid, naturally occurring organic acid. It is either synthesized or derived from sugarcane. It is one of the AHAs- alpha hydroxyl acids. It exhibits the properties of glycolic acid, but it is a lot less irritant than glycolic acid.

Use & Benefits

It helps remove dead skin cells, so it is a natural skin exfoliate. It also contains moisturizing properties. It also acts as a neutralizer for topical cleansing preparations. It helps skin get even tone by exfoliating and reduces dark spots, pigmentations, and blemishes.