Glycolic acid cleansers are facial cleansers which work by penetrating skin cells and exfoliating old, dead cells to reveal new, healthy ones underneath. This gives the skin a fresh look and opens clogged pores. Below is a list of the most highly rated Glycolic Acid facial cleansers of 2017:
1. ADVANCED AHA/BHA EXFOLIATING CLEANSER WITH GLYCOLIC AND SALICYLIC ACID
This cleanser is perfect for use on all skin types. It contains Tea Tree Oil, Rosemary, and Jojoba beads to keep skin nourished and protected. It’s formula is comprised of 92% naturally derived ingredients and 75% organic ingredients, making it one of the most popular choices for those with sensitive skin.
2. MARIO BADESCU GLYCOLIC FOAMING CLEANSER
This cleanser works to remove buildup on the skin’s surface left behind by other cleansing products, makeup, and dead skin cells. It contains natural herbal extracts to leave skin nourished and refreshed. Consumers highly recommend it for use on sensitive skin.
3. PETER THOMAS ROTH GLYCOLIC ACID 3% FACIAL WASH
This popular facial wash features active moisturizers such as Panthenol and Allentoin for powerful yet gentle exfoliation. It also helps to reduce signs of aging such as wrinkles, dull skin, and fine lines.
4. AQUA GLYCOLIC (NOW MEDERMA AG) FACIAL CLEANSER
This updated product is perfect for use on every skin type. It can also be used as a shaving lotion for the body’s most sensitive areas such as the bikini area, underarms, neck and face. It provides both thorough cleansing and moisturizing for the skin.
5. GLYCOLIX GLY/SAL 10-2 CLEANSER
This facial cleanser is medicated to gently treat and prevent acne. it contains Green Tea Extract which works to protect the skin from damaging free radicals. The Green Tea Extract also provides soothing relief for irritated skin.
6. INSTANATURAL GLYCOLIC FACIAL CLEANSER
This formula clears debris from pores, gently sloughs away dead skin cells, and promotes collagen production which helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It contains all natural extracts from sources such as apple, willow bark, sugar cane, and chamomile as well as Vitamin E to keep skin healthy and radiant.
7. LAVO CLARIFYING FACIAL CLEANSER
This unique gel cleansing formula facial wash works to accelerate cell regeneration with Alpha and Beta Hydroxy Acids while also controlling overproduction of oil with botanical extracts and Vitamin B.
8. ANTHONY GLYCOLIC FACIAL CLEANSER
This is a facial cleanser developed for men, to keep their skin clean and moisturized without leaving it oily. It’s non-foaming formula contains the perfect amount of cleansers to clean the face without overstripping it. Since it contains no perfumes or other heavy fragrances, it is perfect for use everyday.
9. PETER THOMAS ROTH GLYCOLIC ACID 10% TONING COMPLEX
The active ingredients in this Glycolic Acid Toning Complex formula (Glycolic Acid, Citric Acid, Witch Hazel, and Lactic Acid) work together to chemically exfoliate dead skin cells, dissolve and remove excess oils and dirt that clogs and inflames pores, and helps to minimize the look of wrinkles and fine lines on the face and neck area, It’s rich formula gives a smooth, even appearance to rough, dry skin.
10. GLO THERAPEUTICS 10% GLYCOLIC CLEANSER
This cleanser is super effective at loosening and removing dead skin cells on the surface of the face. This helps the Glycolic Acid to penetrate deep and thoroughly clear out dirt and debris left in the pores, minimizing their appearance. It significantly reduces the appearance of wrinkles, acne, fine lines, and hyperpigmentation as well as expediting cell regeneration.
While a number of facial cleansers available on the market today contain nothing more than “fillers”, inactive ingredients which have little or no effect on the skin’s condition, these formulas which contain Glycolic Acid have been proven to actually improve skin by first washing away old, dull cells and revealing the new, healthy ones underneath. It can approve the texture and appearance of acne-scarred skin, skin damaged by overexposure to sun and the elements, and signs of aging such as lines and wrinkles.
Everyone’s skin is different. With so many top-of-the-line products to choose from there is one that is perfect for everyone’s needs. Whether formulated for dry, acne-prone, or sensitive skin, facial cleansing washes with Glycolic Acid do double duty to improve the appearance and condition of skin to unveil a beautiful radiance as only clean pores, fresh skin, and a dewy complexion can provide.