Made in France, Fragrance-free, Vegan, 93/100 Yuka Rating
How to apply the glycolic acid serum
In the evening only, apply 3 to 4 drops of your glycolic acid serum to your face. Avoid using it in the morning, or being exposed to the sun after application. Limit sun exposure at least one week after using.
The first applications of this serum may cause slight redness while the skin gets used to glycolic acid. These effects fade after several uses.
We recommend using the glycolic acid serum for 4 weeks for optimal results .
Shake before use.
Is this serum suitable for your skin type?
Glycolic acid serum is suitable for oily, dry and combination skin.
It's not recommended for sensitive skin types or those with atopic skin concerns because it can provoke allergic reactions or irritations.
Discontinue use of the serum if you experience discomfort or irritation.
Avoid contact with eyes. In case of contact, rinse with plenty of water.
This serum contains an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that can increase your skin's sensitivity to the sun, and, in particular, the possibility of sunburning. Be sure to apply sunscreen, wear protective clothing, and limit sun exposure when using this serum for at least one week after using it.
pH: 3.6 - 4.3
Texture: Aqueous liquid
An uneven complexion can be due to the accumulation of dead skin cells that are stuck on the surface of the skin.
Pores are present everywhere on our skin and help to evacuate sebum and sweat. These pores are sometimes enlarged on the T-zone.
Our highly concentrated glycolic acid serum helps tighten pores and remove dead skin for smoother skin and a more even complexion. Glycolic acid is a potent treatment to effectively fight against blackheads. (Read the precautions before use)
The 4 key active ingredients of glycolic acid
Glycolic acid (10%):
Glycolic acid is known for its exfoliating power on the upper layers of the skin and its astringent (i.e. pore tightening) properties. A powerful pore-cleansing agent, this acid helps reduce the presence of blackheads, caused by the accumulation of sebum in the pores.
The glycolic acid peel is the best known peel of the superficial layer of the skin. Dead cells bound together are found on the surface of the epidermis. Glycolic acid acts by breaking these bonds and makes it possible to eliminate them. Thus, the skin is left with a rejuvenated, unified and toned upper layer.
In addition to its peeling effect, glycolic acid is also moisturizing due to its stimulating effect on cell renewal and hyaluronic acid synthesis.
Mastic pistachio extract (2%):
The mastic pistachio tree, still known as the mastic tree, grows on poor, arid and rocky soils in the Mediterranean region. Its extract tightens pores, reduces shine and has an anti-comedogenic action, in other words, it reduces the appearance of blackheads.
Derived from candeia bark, alpha bisabolol is known for its anti-irritant and anti-inflammatory effects. As glycolic acid can be irritating, it is important to provide soothing active ingredients in order to avoid inflammation of the skin.
Chamomile extract (2%):
Chamomile is known for its soothing and repairing virtues thanks to its composition of matricin and bisabolol. It has anti-inflammatory properties to inhibit the appearance of inflammation. In the same lineage as alpha bisabolol, chamomile extract is used as an anti-irritant to soothe the effect of glycolic acid.
COMPLETE INGREDIENT LIST
Aqua (Water), Glycolic Acid, Glycerin, Sodium Hydroxide, Polysorbate 20, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Levulinate, Alcohol, Bisabolol, Potassium Sorbate, Xanthan Gum, Citric Acid, Lecithin, Pistacia Lentiscus Gum, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract
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