5 Reasons Why You NEED Glycolic Acid In Your Life!

Jyotika Udeshi , 14 Sep 2016
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Bee venom, dragon blood, urine… the skincare industry is known for using some of the weirdest ingredients around the globe. However, there are certain simple ingredients that can solve a whole lot of problems! Take for example, glycolic acid. Derived primarily from fruits, this acid is a dermatologist-approved way of getting better skin. Read on to see why you should use it!

1. It Has Serious Anti-Aging Benefits

Whether we accept it or not, our skin is aging rapidly. Glycolic acid speeds up the cell turnover of your skin and reduces the appearances of your fine lines.

Philosophy The Microdelivery Overnight Anti-Aging Peel (Source: Philosophy)
Philosophy The Microdelivery Overnight Anti-Aging Peel (Source: Philosophy)

2. It Fights Against Acne And Scars

Blemishes affect everyone at some point in their lives. This powerful acid travels deep within your skin to purify pores. Use a spot treatment to tackle an active zit.

Kiehl's Blue Herbal Spot Treatment (Source: Kiehl's)
Kiehl’s Blue Herbal Spot Treatment (Source: Kiehl’s)

3. It Adds Radiance

With the help of this acid, you can achieve a model’s luminous complexion! Due to its exfoliating properties, this ingredient sloughs off dull, dry skin to give you a brighter visage.

Mario Badescu Glycolic Foam Cleanser (Source: Mario Badescu)
Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser (Source: Mario Badescu)

4. It Eliminates Ingrown Hair

Shaving or waxing can lead to the growth of ingrown hair. Swipe on a glycolic acid-infused pad to smoothen out any bumps.

Bliss Ingrown Eliminating Pads (Source: Bliss)
Bliss Ingrown Eliminating Pads (Source: Bliss)

5. It Reverses Damage Due To The Sun

Spending hours in the hot sun may get you a great tan, but it also creates dark spots on your face. Luckily, glycolic acid can treat hyper pigmentation! Slather on a serum daily to see results.

T.L.C Framboos Glycolic Night Serum (Source: Drunk Elephant)
T.L.C Framboos Glycolic Night Serum (Source: Drunk Elephant)

Have you tried using this amazing ingredient yet?

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