WHAT IT IS
It is a naturally occurring organic acid known as Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs).
Glycolic acid is mainly used as a key ingredient in exfoliators, pH adjuster and buffering. It removes the outermost layer of dead skins to reveal brighter and healthier skin. Suitable for those who want to treat scars, skin discolouration and fight early sign of ageing.
COMMONLY FOUND IN
It is added in the formulation of facial cleansers and washes, chemical and peel of exfoliators and moisturizers.
CAUSES & EFFECTS
Glycolic acid is recommended to concentration up to 10% or less and the application of sunscreen is advised upon usage.
ACETIC ACID, HYDROXY, ACETIC ACID, HYDROXY-, GLYCOLIC ACID, GLYCOLIC ALPHA-HYDROXY ACID, GLYCOLLIC ACID, HYDROXY- ACETIC ACID, HYDROXYACETIC ACID, and HYDROXYETHANOIC ACID