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Glycolic Acid, Explained

What is Glycolic Acid?

Glycolic acid is an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that helps to exfoliate away dead skin cells, revealing a healthier and glowing complexion. For best results without irritation, the ideal concentration of glycolic acid in a formula is about 4%.

Our glycolic acid is manufactured in China. You can find 4% glycolic acid in our Glycolic Glow Treatment and Glycolic Glow Treatment - Refill.

We're proud to share ingredient certifications for our GlyAcid 70 HP:

Below, Lizzy Trelstad, Fig.1 Co-founder and Head of Chemistry, explains Glycolic Acid, how it works and for whom it works:

Still unsure if Glycolic Acid is right for you? Check out our free consultation service - our team of professional estheticians will help answer your product and skincare questions and customize your skincare routine.