WHAT ARE ALPHA HYDROXY ACIDS (AHAs)?
AHAs assist in the treatment of a wide range of conditions including dry skin, acne,
age-spots, warts, and the reduction in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
GLYCOLIC ACID is part of the AHA family of natural ingredients. It is derived
from sugar cane and is essentially a fruit acid. With the smallest molecular size of all
AHAs it is believed to penetrate the skin more easily.
HOW DOES GLYCOLIC ACID WORK?
- Helps gently exfoliate the skin’s dead cells layer which manifests fine lines and
uneven skin tones
- Supports cellular renewal by removing the dead cell layers of the stratum corneum
(skin’s outer most layer)
- Moisturizes by bringing water molecules from the environment into the skin, and by
pulling water molecules from the lower levels of the skin to the dryer, upper layers
FREE ACID VALUE
The free acid value is the exact percentage of acid that a formula contains for use on your skin. All of our
glycolic acid products list a free acid value – for example, a 10% cream is equivalent to 10% (unbuffered)
Glycolic acid with a pH of 4 provides maximum efficacy and patient compliance.