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Sep 14, 2009

Learn about the Benefits of Glycolic Acid Peel

Many of our customers wanted to know more about the benefits of Glycolic Acid so we’ve decided to dedicate this week’s blog to the subject.

Glycolic Acid is a superficial peeling agent that is naturally derived from sugar cane. The Glycolic Acid targets:
  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Sun-damaged skin
  • Dull, dry complexion
  • Uneven skin tone
and has also been beneficial in improving dry skin, treating age spots, decreasing facial lines, and rejuvenating the skin's surface. Dermatologists and estheticians have been utilizing glycolic acid as an effective and proven tool in the fight against the aging process.

Alpha hydoxy acid peels, such as Glycolic help to reveal a younger, healthier looking skin by stimulating collagen and elastin growth, and accelerating the skin renewal process. Additionally, Glycolic Acid can be combined with other peeling agents, such as Salicylic Acid for enhanced results.

Glycolic acid is the perfect choice for at-home use with proper preparation, application, and post-treatment care. For those unfamiliar with at-home Glycolic treatments, we recommend using one of our daily care kits to get started.

Need more advice? Visit our website at www.naturalskinshop.net or contact us, toll free at 888.514.5126 for more information about the benefits of Glycolic Acid peel and our extensive line of natural cosmetics

4 comments:

jda said...
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jda said...

Wow thanks for the resources...i've been looking for everywhere for information about glycolic acid! Ive recently switched to glycolic base facial products and my face has never felt better. One really good glycolic resource is http://aboutglycolicacid.com/glycolic-acid-products/glycolic-acid-skin-peel/ --- hopefully this info helps some readers as well! Thanks again for the great resource...take care.

BayAreaLadyBug said...

I'm an African American woman in my 30's and I bought 70% glycolic acid on eBay last week for $8. I used it on my face but diluted the acid first. 1 tsp acid and 1-1/2 tsps water. I wanted to take it easy on my face the first time around. First I washed my face with my regular cleanser (Ambi bar soap), then I soaked a cotton ball with alcohol and cleansed my face again. Then, I used a make-up/paint brush to apply the acid over my entire face. I let it sit for 3 minutes then rinsed with ice cold water and baking soda mixed. After I rinsed, I mixed all natural Vitamin E oil ($3 at Whole Foods Grocery Store) and Aloe Vera gel (also bought from Whole Foods) and applied it to my face and went to bed. The next morning I rinsed my face with water and WITCH HAZEL, then reapplied the vit E and aloe mix to my face.

I did not peel but my skin was definitely brighter the next day, almost like a bleaching effect. I looked in the mirror the next morning and was WOWed by the results!!! I'm definitely satisfied with my appearance but I wouldn't repeat the process as often as the bottle says because like I said it definitely brightened/lightened my face... A LOT... I'm not trying to turn white or light skinned, I LOVE my cocoa complexion, I just want to lighten my hyperpigmentation spots. Next time I’ll spot treat.

I ALSO USED 70% GLYCOLIC ACID ON MY LEGS AND KNEES to no avail.

I DID NOT dilute the acid, it tingled a little when applying but no immediate results. I'll try it again but so far--- the face absolute immediate results'---- for the legs and knees not so much....

Hope this helps someone out there... 70% glycolic acid on the body and legs ...NO RESULTS YET...

If anyone out there has remedies for hyperpigmentation on the inner thighs and knees please speak up!!! You never know whom you may be helping!!!


Peace and Blessings,
Bay Area LadyBug

Cute_Laurice said...

Now I learned about the Benefits of Glycolic Acid Peel. This is so amazing and very informative blog to read, Lighten Age Spots Without Hydroquinone .

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