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What is Glycolic Acid? The Secret To Glowing Skin

Many of our beauty editors swear by glycolic acid (GA) for exfoliating and illuminating our dry skin. This star ingredient is known to be one of the safest and most effective alpha hydroxy acids (AHA) for exfoliating away dead skin cells.  It’s even used in peels for treating acne and pigmentation, sometimes even in microdermabrasion. […]

Glycolic Acid Peel Guide

Glycolic Acid Peels – Everything You Need to Know

As we age our skin renews at increasingly slower rates, bringing on the signs of aging, from wrinkles to sagging skin. But there is a way to expedite the skin renewal process or a way to ‘life hack’ it, if you will – and it’s by exfoliating with a glycolic acid peel. Alpha Hydroxy Acid […]

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Major Benefits of a Glycolic Acid Peel for Your Skin

It’s no secret that as we get older, our skin becomes more rough and dull, while brown spots, fine lines and wrinkles become more of the norm. And even worse, it’s outright confusing to have this appearance when we’re doing everything we can with a daily, solid skincare routine in place (cleanser, toner, moisturizer and […]

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How to Use Glycolic Acid Peel at Home for the Best Results

How can something that sounds so intense be good for your skin? Well, if you know how to use a glycolic acid peel the right way, it’s nothing like the image we have of Samantha, from Sex and the City, appearing with a face as red as a lobster after receiving a chemical peel (forever […]

Glycolic Acid Peel at Home

How to Make a Glycolic Acid Peel at Home for Clearer Skin in 5 minutes

Glycolic acid can be used in many daily skincare products to brighten and smooth our skin texture. You’ll find it frequently listed as an ingredient in exfoliating products, which you may already be using for step 3 of your Korean skincare routine. But buying exfoliating products on the regular is going to be outright expensive. […]

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How to Use Glycolic Acid in Ways That Don’t Damage Your Skin

If you’re looking to take your skin-care routine up a notch, then it’s probably wise that you have a handle on how to use glycolic acid the right way. Why? Because if you use this multi-purpose, “miracle beauty ingredient” the wrong way, you’ll damage your skin’s sensitive acid mantle. No joke.   Acid Mantle…Huh? If […]