Wondering what glycolic acid does for your skin? Here are the 5 benefits of glycolic acid and how my Glycolic Body Scrub works hard, so you feel soft.
- The holy grail of KP exfoliation.
If exfoliation was a talk show, glycolic acid would be Oprah. It devours dead skin cells and clears out the spot-causing stuff in your pores.
Keratosis Pilaris (also known as KP, chicken skin or strawberry skin) occurs when plugs of keratin get stuck in your pores. Glycolic acid softens and exfoliates these plugs, revealing a fresh layer of skin. The result? Reduced appearance of pores and clearer, more even skin.
- Hit the spot with acne-busting glycolic.
Because glycolic acid is such a good exfoliator, it’s able to tackle blackheads and breakouts by clearing out the pimple-causing stuff in pores. It’s anti-inflammatory, so it can soothe the redness that comes with acne. As well as helping to balance your skin so it isn’t producing excess oils.
Paired with pumice, it’s an absolute rockstar. Pumice is a physical exfoliant made from ground volcanic stone, and once the spot-causing stuff is softened by glycolic acid, pumice it whisks it down the drain .
- A gentle acid to suit all skin types.
Is your skin too dry? Too oily? Too acne-prone? Don’t worry, Goldilocks. Glycolic acid is still for you. It’s the most powerful AHA (Alpha Hydroxy Acid) because it has a super small molecule size, which means it’s able to penetrate deeper. It’s a tiny but mighty, gentle chemical exfoliant. It’s suitable for all skin types; and ideal if you have skin concerns you want to target.
- Glycolic is a hydrating hero.
Just like Frozone, glycolic acid uses water for the greater good. How? By warding off dryness to keep your skin plump and hydrated, hitting decline on dry patches, and telling flaky elbows to F off. It’s a humectant just like hyaluronic acid, which means it attracts water to the skin’s surface. A sexy little water magnet that leaves the skin nourished.
- Anti-ageing to rewind time.
Glycolic acid reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles by deeply exfoliating the top layer of skin and speeding up skin cell renewal. It also helps fade dark spots and hyperpigmentation to reveal youthfully fresh-looking skin. It’s an active smoothing ingredient that evens out the skin’s texture, minimises the appearance of wrinkles and leaves skin soft, clean, and looking like you’ve turned back time. You’re basically Cher.
Shop my Glycolic Body Scrub to experience all the benefits of glycolic acid and reach your skin climax today.