Glycolic acid 10% serum exfoliates to visibly brighten, refine and smooth skin’s texture.
Use 1-3 times a week.
Independent Study, Instrumental test of skin using Primos 3D Lite, 21 participants, once daily use, 14 and 28 days after use. Independent Consumer Questionnaire, 21 participants, 28 days of use.
Cleanse face. Apply a few drops of serum to face and neck. Wait for a minute for serum to absorb. For an intensive treatment apply a Skin Republic face mask over serum or follow with a moisturiser.
CAUTION: This serum contains high percentages of active ingredients. Patch test is essential. Apply abroad spectrum SPF while using the product and for a week thereafter. Do not use with other exfoliating treatments or retinoids. Can cause irritation, redness and peeling, especially around the eyes and mouth, in the early stages of treatment while skin builds tolerance. If persistent irritation occurs, cease use and consult a physician. Use only as directed on unbroken skin. Do not use while pregnant. Keep out of reach of children. Store in a cool dry place at 5 - 25 C. Do not expose to high temperature. Protect from direct sunlight.
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Glycolic acid belongs to the alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA) family. The small molecular structure of glycolic acid allows it to penetrate the skin more readily, allowing it to work deep within the pores. Glycolic acid loosens the build up of dead skin cells and oils to help reduce blackheads and breakouts.
The exfoliating action of glycolic acid removes old skin cells, helping to reduce pigmentation for a more even skin tone. Glycolic acid has also been shown to stimulate collagen production, which will help reduce the appearance of fine lines.
Glycolic acid also improves absorption of other ingredients, like retinol or vitamin C, enhancing their effect on the skin.
Aqua/Water/Eau, Glycolic Acid, Propylene Glycol, Sodium Hydroxide Glyoxal, Hydroxyethylcellulose, PPG-1-PEG-9 Lauryl Glycol Ether, Phenoxyethanol.