Glycolic Acid (AHA)

Why add Glycolic Acid to your skincare routine?

Glycolic Acid, an Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA), normalizes the skin’s exfoliation process, refines the appearance of pore size, helps fade discolorations to even skin tone, and smooths the look of fine lines and wrinkles as it retexturizes skin.

What Is Glycolic Acid?

What does glycolic acid do?

Is glycolic acid safe during pregnancy?

Can you use glycolic acid with retinol?

Glycolic Acid

FAQ

What does Glycolic Acid do?

Glycolic Acid is an AHA (Alpha Hydroxy Acid) known for its smoothing and resurfacing benefits. By helping to reveal fresh layers of skin, it’s known to visibly treat discoloration, improve the look of fine lines and wrinkles, target acne-prone skin and most importantly, exfoliate for a more radiant complexion. To learn more, read What Is Glycolic Acid & What Are The Benefits For Your Skin?

Can you use Glycolic Acid with Retinol?

As both are powerful ingredients, it is best to not use them in the same application to avoid irritation. However, you can slowly start to incorporate them into your routine on alternate evenings but be sure to seek advice from your Dermatologist if you have dry or sensitive skin. To learn more, read Can You Use Glycolic Acid and Retinol Together?

Does Glycolic Acid help with acne?

Yes, Glycolic Acid helps visibly improve acne-prone skin as it helps removes pore-clogging dead skin cells that trap dirt and bacteria. To learn more, read What Is Glycolic Acid & What Are The Benefits For Your Skin?