What is Glycolic Acid and why is it used on skin or in facials? Red Lotus Skin Care Salon in Portland, Oregon teaches you about glycolic acid and its benefits.
Glycolic acid is part of the group of active compounds known as AHA's (alpha hydroxy acids). Derived from cane sugar:
What are the benefits of glycolic acid?
Glycolic acid—an exfoliating alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that will enhance the skin’s rejuvenation and provide deeper cleansing with minimal irritation. You might start with a glycolic- and herb-based cleanser to soften skin cells, reduce cellular build up, and provide antibacterial and antiseptic support. A botanical fruit acid lotion with glycolic and salicylic acids will continue the mild exfoliation while supporting the antibacterial and lipid-reducing properties of the cleanser.
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