GLYCOLIC ACID: Allergen or Not An Allergen?

GLYCOLIC ACID: Allergen or Not An Allergen?

Not An Allergen. Glycolic Acid Derived from sugarcane, glycolic acid is not an allergen. But, like all alpha-hydroxy acids, it is an irritant, which is part of why it is such an effective micro-exfoliant. Because glycolic acid is an irritant, some brands use diluted forms of it or use a lower percentage than what is proven to …

Underneath It All…Is Great Skin!

Underneath it all… under the great fashion, the great makeup, the great selfie, is… GREAT SKIN. Hemlines may rise and fall but “naked,” glowing skin is a staple. That’s the thing about beautiful, healthy skin: far more than the little black dress, it is 100% seasonless. We’d say it’s the new black…but great skin precedes — and supersedes — any …