Benefits of Glycolic Acid

Glycolic acid belongs to the AHA family and is a natural fiber derived from sugarcane. Given that there are several types of AHA, it’s safe to say that glycolic acid is most efficient amongst all.

Why Glycolic Acid?

It has the smallest molecules out of all the acids. Hence, it can easily penetrate through the skin and treat it right from the root. Effectively treating fine lines, wrinkles, acne, and dullness.

It stands up to its reputation of being the safest and the most efficient. It oozes deep inside the skin destroying sebum and other components that binds skin cells together, freeing them to make the top layer of the skin shed easily. But don’t let this fool you, even though it sounds scary and dangerous, it’s extremely beneficial for the skin.

Glycolic Acid and Anti Aging

With more and more cosmetic surgeries in the market, the idea of a healthy, younger looking skin has taken over. With celebrities flaunting their clear, glossy, glassy skin, it’s a dream for most women out there to achieve this perfect looking skin. Although, as they understand the risks involved to go under the knife, they keep the the needles at bay. This is why there is a need for a natural replacement for this treatment that can wonders when it comes to anti-aging, minus the horror involved. Glycolic acid is like a pot of gold when it comes to reducing wrinkles, fine lines, and any other visible signs of aging. Being consistent with the application of this acid also prevents any more signs of aging from setting in the skin, and is known to diminish most visible signs eventually.

Glycolic acid has a bucket full of skin benefits, the most common is fighting skin aging. It helps stimulate collagen and elastin and has the compounds needed to improve the skin texture. It helps cleanse the skin follicles, making the skin look smoother and softer. Also since many people have found that their skin falls prey to discoloration and pigmentation as they older they get, glycolic acid is the perfect solution to this as it also helps even the skin tone, leaving the skin free of any dark spots.

While just adding glycolic acid to your skin care routine is sufficient to help you achieve your skin goals, but if you really want to ramp up your skin, going for a product that has glycolic acid along with other ingredients with added benefits increases the efficiency.

Tea tree oil

This popular product is known for treating acne with its anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. It calms redness, swelling, and inflammation as well. While most acne creams treat stubborn acne but leave dark acne marks,  which becomes another struggle, so much so that there’s a need to find another product to cater to this. Tea tree oil, on the other hand, helps to prevent and reduce acne scars, leaving you with smooth, spotless skin.

Rosehip Seed Oil

Another great yet unpopular product, rosehip seed oil contains vitamin A, which has anti-aging properties that fight wrinkles, while other components present in the oil cater to dark spots and work towards giving you a bright, spotless skin. For people with dry skin, it helps smooth out the skin, making it the perfect 'need of the hour' cream to treat rough complexion.

Vitamin E and Vitamin C

Cucumber contains vitamin c along with caffeine acid, that helps treat skin irritation and redness and prevents water retention that helps control and reduce swelling and inflammation.

Vitamin E, an antioxidant, is really affected when it comes to treating skin damage caused by UV rays. When applied topically to the skin, it helps keep the skin smooth and nourished, and any further damage caused by free radicals.

Jojoba Beads and Oil

Jojoba beads are a great exfoliant, it has the ability to remove the dead skin cells, yet gentle enough to make sure it does not damage the skin texture. This makes the skin ready and absorbs all the minerals and components from the skin much better, helping keep the skin fresh, bright and reduce the appearance of any pores.

On the other hand, Jojoba oil helps keep skin calm and comfortable. It possesses anti-inflammatory properties that help keep the chapping and chaffing in check. “It prevents the skin from getting dry, reduce redness, and ease the effects of eczema and rosacea, leaving you with perfectly hydrated skin. It has vitamin E and B complex, which helps the skin repair time and again and help reverse any damage caused to the skin.

Organic Gotu Kola

This helps keep the blood circulation in control which makes sure that the skin is healthy and plump. Achieving young, youthful skin is easily possible as it boosts the formation healthy skin tissue, helping maintain the skin’s elasticity.

Organic Olive OIl

Olive oil is used topically as it can give relieve to every day skin ailments. With its anti-inflammatory properties, antibacterial as well as anti-aging properties it keeps the skin hydrated and prevents moisture loss. For dry, patchy skin, it can be the best friend in disguise.

Emily Baker