SkinCeuticals Glycolic Cleanser
This is it: Daily exfoliating cleansing gel targets dullness and rough skin texture for a clear and bright complexion.
What is it: Glycolic Renewal Cleanser is a high-concentration, soft-foaming gel cleanser designed to effectively exfoliate skin. Formulated with a free acid value of 8% glycolic acid, combined with 1% phytic acid, aloe leaf juice, and glycerin, this exfoliating cleanser helps deliver a clear and bright complexion while removing oil, dirt, debris, and long-wear makeup without stripping the skin of moisture.
Why we love it:
- Features a free acid value of 8% glycolic acid to promote cellular turnover.
- Removes long-wear makeup.
- Non-comedogenic and alcohol-free.
- Suitable for twice daily use.
- Ideal as a complement to skin brightening and clarifying aesthetic procedures, including chemical peels.
The effectiveness of glycolic acid is determined by its free acid value, which depends on 2 factors:
- Concentration: a 4-10% glycolic acid is the ideal concentration for nightly use
- pH: low pH formulas preserve the strength of the glycolic acid for optimal. efficacy on skin Glycolic Renewal Cleanser is formulated with a concentration of glycolic acid that delivers a true 8% glycolic free acid value at a pH of 3.5.
Designed for normal, oily, combination and dry skin, Glycolic Renewal Cleanser combines a powerful blend of exfoliating and soothing ingredients to improve skin texture, tone and radiance.
Twice daily, gently massage a small amount onto a wet face. Rinse with warm water and pat dry. If using in the morning, apply before a SkinCeuticals vitamin C serum and sunscreen. If using in the evening, follow with a SkinCeuticals corrective product or moisturiser.
A rejuvenating gel cleanser.
8% Glycolic Free Acid Value: Derived from sugar cane, this powerful fruit acid helps stimulate skin’s natural exfoliation process and minimizes the buildup of dead skin cells, resulting improvement in the appearance of skin texture, tone, and a brighter complexion.
1% Phytic Acid: Naturally present in legumes and seeds, this potent ingredient provides dual-action exfoliation and skin brightening effects. It helps to inhibit the impact of skin aggressors that can cause dullness, promoting skin clarity and glow.
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract: Naturally occurring in aloe vera, this potent leaf extract has cooling and refreshing properties that are linked to its moisturising gel.
Glycerin: Derived from vegetable sources, this powerful humectant possesses water-binding properties that help deliver intense hydration.
Aqua / Water / Eau, Glycolic Acid, Coco-glucoside, Propylene Glycol, Ammonium Polyacryloyldimethyl Taurate, Glycerin, Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate, Sodium Hydroxide, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Phytic Acid, Sodium Chloride, Phenoxyethanol, Dipropylene Glycol, Coconut Acid, Caprylyl Glycol, Salicylic Acid, Chlorphenesin, Ethylhexylglycerin, Boswellia Serrata Gum, Cymbopogon Schoenanthus Oil, Citral, Citric Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Tocopheryl.