Glycolic Acid is the reference exfoliating agent for dry and normal skin. It belongs to the family of the so-called Alpha-Hydroxy Acids (AHA), which have the ability to act on the epidermis, penetrating deep into the skin and deeply cleansing the pores.
In the case of wanting to correct acne or if you have oily / combination skin, the recommended exfoliant in this case would be Salicylic Acid.
Benefits of Glycolic Acid (AHA) for the skin
Exfoliates and renews the skin: contributes to the renewal process by removing dead cells left over from the stratum corneum of the skin
Anti blackheads: keeps blackheads at bay by gently exfoliating your skin
Smoothes the skin and reduces blemishes: by removing excess dead cells, your skin looks smoother and softer
Visibly reduces small sun spots and decreases hyperpigmentation
Visibly reduces spots and evens out the tone
Improves penetration of other actives
What is the recommended concentration of Glycolic Acid ( AHA)?
The concentration of pure Glycolic Acid included is 10%.
How to use Glycolic Acid (AHA)?
· Day and night / SPF: During the day, use in combination with a base that includes sun protection or apply a photoprotector of your choice depending on the needs of your skin.
· With Retinol and/or Vitamin C: If we include other active ingredients such as Retinol or Vitamin C and we notice that the skin is slightly irritated, we can space out their use, alternating them during the day and night or using them on alternate days until our skin gets used to them.
* When not in use, store inside the device, in its box or in a dark place.
Is Glycolic Acid (AHA) recommended for sensitive skin?
This active ingredient, although considered a mild exfoliating ingredient (in the right amounts), can be irritating to sensitive skin, so in principle we do not recommend it.
Where is Glycolic Acid (GLA) found?
This natural exfoliant with chemical action is found in fruits and sugar cane.
Glycolic Acid (AHA) Myths
· "Retinol cannot be mixed with AHA (Glycolic Acid) and BHA (Salicylic Acid) exfoliants".
False. Many investigations defend the use of these ingredients together because of their great effectiveness.
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Blackheads, Exfolia y renueva la piel, Smoothes skin texture
Mejora penetración del resto de activos, Mejora aspecto general, Potencia el resto de activos, Reduce la manchas y unifica el tono
Se recomienda usar protección solar para su uso diurno
Signos de tratamiento
Imperfections & irregular skin
Compatibility with sensitive skin
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Natural origin ingredients "Nature Identical" ingredients: ingredients that have been synthesized to be the same as a natural ingredient or one of its derivatives Safe synthetic ingredients
· Glycolic Acid
Known as: Glycolic Acid
Glycolic Acid is an Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA) that, once in contact with the skin, reacts with the surface of the epidermis, where it begins to exfoliate dead skin, inducing the peeling of old skin in the stratum corneum (the outermost layer of the skin) and revealing the appearance of new skin.
It helps reduce acne, as it has a small molecular weight that is able to penetrate the skin better and reach the small and large pores where it is able to remove any keratinocytes present.
addition, it is able to help in many skin problems such as hyperpigmentation and age spots due to skin exfoliation.
Known as: Alpha Bisabolol
It is the main constituent of camomile essential oil. It has a soothing effect on the skin and can improve the penetration of other active ingredients.
Principalmente lo utilizaba para los poros y para el acné. Pero depués de informarme vi que tenía muchos mas usos como por ejemplo tratar arrugas y la piel dañada por el sol. En la caja dice que puede ser irritante pero no en mi caso