What is glycolic acid and what properties does? Glycolic acid belongs to the Group of the AHA (Alpha Hydroxyacids), extracted from fruits. Is a very versatile compound that combats numerous conditions that affect the aesthetics of our skin, since it has many properties, among which: allows the complete remodelling of the epidermis refines and smoothes the skin (the stratum corneum), but reinforces other strata of the same causes a peeling effect chemical, non-abrasive, with progressive exfoliation increases skin hydration corrects the appearance of glitters and impurities on skin with acne the end resultIt would be a skin more luminous, thin and soft, with fewer signs of aging and in cases of acne skins, a remarkable decrease in impurities and fat. Treatment from consultation of the dermatologist medical dermatologists, often prescribed to their patients glycolic acid, for numerous skin conditions, usually for: Acne. Aging. Spots on the skin.

Hyperkeratosis (thickening of the outer layer of the skin, by accumulation of keratin). Xerosis (dry, turned off and flaky skin). Seborrheic Dermatitis. Other: stretch marks, acne marks, damage from the Sun, etc. But not all diseases of the skin are corrected with the same concentration of glycolic acid preparations. Most of them employ doses higher than 15%, but, in some cases, such as acne and aging, the prescribed concentrations tend to be highest. Treatment, according to the cases, usually lasts for 2 to 5 months, during which, these medical specialists, recommend the use of other agents such as creams photoprotector or moisturizers. An important aspect about your application, is that, with this product, we must always begin with the dose lower (so our doctor will recommend what us), which tends to be around the 8 10%. This is so because during the first applications, our skin will react with a slight but uncomfortable sensation of burning and redness, until it gets used.