Because of its ability to effectively loosen cells from the outer layer of skin, glycolic acid is a powerful treatment for many types of skin care conditions. From eliminating dark spots on the complexion to decreasing the depth of wrinkles, glycolic acid treatments can produce a number of positive changes that greatly improve the texture and tone of the skin. Unfortunately, many people find that traditional glycolic acid treatments are too harsh for their complexions and suffer from redness, stinging and dryness after using products that contain the natural acid. The Gly Derm skin care collection was developed as an alternative to traditional treatments and can allow you to enjoy the benefits of glycolic acid even if you have delicate skin.
Gly Derm products contain glycolic acid that has been esterified, making it less abrasive. In clinical studies, high doses of esterified glycolic acid have been proven to be far less irritating than similar doses of the alpha hydroxy acid in its raw state. As a result, Gly Derm products offer maximum effectiveness with a lower risk of side effects.
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With an esterified form of glycolic acid, Gly Derm products allow even those with sensitive complexions to benefit from the exfoliating powers of alpha hydroxy acid, making younger-looking, evenly toned complexions possible for everyone.
The Gly Derm Gentle Face Cleanser allows you to begin exfoliating your complexion with the very first step of your skin care regimen. The formula contains .2 percent glycolic acid, which works to dissolve the protein bonds that are keeping old skin cells in place. As you rinse off the effective cleanser, impurities, excess oil and those dead skin cells are all washed away, leaving the skin refreshed and rejuvenated.
The Gly Derm Hydrotone Lite is a lightweight daily moisturizer that is ideal for those with oily complexions. Also perfect for applying before makeup, the moisturizer becomes instantly absorbed by the skin, leaving behind no residue. A blend of silicones and urea helps to rehydrate parched tissue and assists the skin as it rebuilds its natural moisture barrier. When used daily, the moisturizer keeps the skin ideally moisturized without clogging the pores.
The Gly Derm Hydrotone is a moisturizing treatment for those with normal to dry complexions. Mineral oil, petrolatum and urea form the deeply hydrating base of the formula and can help restore ideal hydration levels even in skin that is extremely parched. The formula also contains green tea extract, which protects the skin from environmental damage with a blend of antioxidants. Soy protein is added to strengthen and tone the tissue.