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Glycolic Acid Pads: an easy way to get clear skin

Lady with cotton pad on skin

Glycolic acid pads are an underrated skin care product and you need to try them:

  • They are so easy—add these pads into your normal routine without having to change any other product
  • The set number of glycolic acid pads in a jar makes it easy to build up your skin’s tolerance: simply go up a % step for your next jar! (Most start at 15% and go up by 5% increases)
  • Skin can improve quickly: reduced fine lines, clear pores, less blackheads

How to Use Glycolic Acid Pads

Like a toner, after cleansing for best results. Glycolic acid has great pore refining benefits… and is one of the best solutions for oily, blackhead and pimple-prone skin.

HUGE BENEFIT: You could actually skip the cleanser if you’re in a hurry as they will cleanse sufficiently on their own.

Allow your skin to dry, then apply moisturizer as usual.

*Additional Tip* Swipe it around the flat bit of the inside of your ear  to help treat ear blackheads—which are notoriously hard to get rid of.

Recommended Product:

Glycolix Treatment Pads from Amazon

  • A jar contains 60 pads soaked with 15% solution plus Vitamins A, C, E and Coenzyme Q10
  • If you have sensitive skin use them every 2nd/3rd night for the first 2 weeks. Monitor your skin—this acid can be very drying
  • Increase to once daily until all the pads are used up. Then you can increase to 20%.

Remember a lower percentage frequently will give much better benefits than something too strong.

With consistent use of these great little products, you can see a reduction in pore size and an improvement in overall complexion often within 2 or 3 weeks.

For more information on the benefits of glycolic acid and how to use it for clear skin see this article.

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