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Glycolic Acid and Oily Skin

Oily Skin can be very problematic for people. Our skin naturally oils itself, however at times there may be excessive amounts that can have the face looking shiny. One way of treating oily skin is through the use of glycolic acid.
Glycolic acid is a popular form of alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) that can lift away excessive facial oils. Glycolic acid is able to clean the skin and also act as a temporary oil reducer. Because of its properties, it is able to cut through surface oils, while at the same …

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Glycolic Acid and Wrinkles

Glycolic acid is a very popular wrinkle-reducing product that is found in a wide range of skin care products such as moisturizers, serums, masks, cleansers and gels.  Because it is a alpha hydroxy acid, it is able to penetrate the skin and slough away wrinkles and other skin flaws.
Glycolic comes from sugar cane and it is said to be the most effective of the alphahydroxy acids. It is able to stimulate smooth skin and exfoliation. Dermatologists state that glycolic acid can improve skin clarity and texture. It is able to …

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Glycolic Acid and Acne Scars

Acne scars are blemishes that are left on the skin that acne after they die off. The scars are visible on the face due to the skin pigment color defect or defects with the texture of the skin. Generally these acne scars are often treated with solutions that come from the alphahydroxy acid group.
Glycolic acid is an alphahydroxy acid that is used and found in many skin care products. It is very popular as it is very beneficial to the skin. Because it is an alphahydroxy, it is a very …

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Glycolic Acid Can Make The Skin Look Younger

As we get older, there will be changes in our skin. Generally cell turnover decreases and the natural exfoliation process of the skin slows down tremendously. The skin will become much drier and it will have this dry and scaly look. The young and taut skin is no more and the skin is full of wrinkles and sun damage.
With the progression of the skin in this direction as we age, the question is if there are treatments available to get younger looking skin? Options are available, but one of the …

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Glycolic Acid is Effective In Treating Various Skin Problems

The medical community is always looking for new ways to slow the aging process of the skin. The skin is often damaged by exposure to the sun and as we get older it also wrinkles.
As a way to combat this problem, research has been done to look at the effects of alpha hydroxy acids on wrinkles. One of the more popular alpha hydroxy agents being looked at is glycolic acid. Glycolic acid is a natural product that’s derived from fruits and sugar cane.
Research studies conducted have proven that glycolic acid …