We are adamant about night time skin care routines.
Not only is it simple to come up with one; a night time skin routine is perfect because your skin does its’ best work of creating new skin cells at night.
Your night time skin routine doesn’t have to be complex but it has to be strategic.
One of the ingredients we’d love to recommend to you to include in your night time routine is Glycolic acid.
But what is Glycolic acid and how will it benefit you?
That’s what this post is all about.
Let’s dive in.
What you need to know about Glycolic Acid
Glycolic acid is a colorless and odorless crystal that is highly soluble in water.
It was first created by German and Russian scientists in the mid 1800s.
Since then it has been used in several industries including the textile industry and in medicine for skin care.
When you use it on your skin, Glycolic Acid is a great exfoliant. Therefore, if you have dull-looking skin that you would really like to get rid of, a product that contains Glycolic Acid would be good for you.
Apart from exfoliation, Glycolic Acid also promotes natural skin cell turnover. This means it enhances the production of brand new skin cells so that you can enjoy healthier, younger-looking skin.
If you have a lot of uneven coloring in your skin, Glycolic Acid is good at helping to even the tone of your skin.
But it is important to note that you don’t want to use a high concentration of Glycolic Acid.
In fact, a 1:10 dilution of Glycolic Acid is enough to provide the effects we just discussed above.
Our Glycol 10 Renew Overnight product contains 10% of Glycolic Acid which is the perfect concentration for your skin needs.
In September, you can snag Glycol 10 Renew Overnight for 20% when you use the coupon code GLOW in our online store (or when you stop by the office).
Create your night time skin care routine
There are 3 main steps to a great skin care routine.
- Cleanse – This usually involves washing your skin and removing any make-up, sweat and oils that have built up over the course of your day
- Moisturize – Put the moisture back in your skin by applying an external moisturizer so your skin cells are nice and supple
- Protect – This is especially useful for the day time but is useful for the night time too.
The Glycol 10 Renew Overnight is great for the last two steps of a night time skin routine.
Do you have a night time skin routine?
Let us know in the comments below.