There is only a small amount of glycolic acid in the formulation, but it is one of the key ingredients in Gly Derm cleansers. This acid is one of the acids found in alpha hydroxy. Glycolic acid is a powerful exfoliant which smoothes and softens the outer layer of skin. The exfoliation of dead skin cells leaves the complexion radiant without removing the skin's natural moisture levels. There are no soaps or other alkaline ingredients found in Gly Derm cleansers, namely Gly Derm Gentle Face Cleanser. It is a gentle formula created for daily use on dry, oily or mixed skin types. It's even gentle on sensitive skin.
Gly Derm offers a good cleanser for your complexion and skin type. It includes quality ingredients that will ensure your skin is rejuvenated. It will leave your skin feeling soft, as well as looking bright and youthful.
Women have been using acid exfoliants since the middle ages, thanks to wine and the tartaric acid found in the grapes. The apothecaries and wise women of the past knew what they were talking about. Glycolic acid can also be found in fruits, as well as in other sugary plant sources. With this ingredient, Gly Derm Gentle Face Cleanser actually penetrates the skin and renews it. As an exfoliant, it can reduce acne scarring, improve the appearance of wrinkles, and give a more balanced look to variations in skin pigmentation. For the best results use in the morning and again before you go to bed.
If you have an oily skin problem or need to remove blackheads, follow up the cleanser with Gly Derm Face Solution Plus 10. This Gly Derm product is created primarily for teenagers or people in need of further cleansing. It has twice the amount of glycolic acid than the Gly Derm cleansers, so it's important to do a skin test to ensure the higher concentration won't cause irritation. This solution will break down, loosen and remove blackheads. With continued use, it will fade the appearance of acne scarring.
Gly Derm Solution Plus 12% For Oily Or Teenage Skin can also be used to follow up Gly Derm Gentle Face Cleanser. It has a slightly higher percentage of glycolic acid than Gly Derm Face Solution Plus 10.