glycolic acid

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    Can Glycolic Acid Peels Treat Acne Scars?

    Can glycolic acid peels treat acne scars? That’s what my dear reader Roxann asked me a few days ago. I have to admit, this question took me a bit aback. I’m a big fan of glycolic acid (it’s the best exfoliant ever!), but I had never thought about it as a treatment for acne scarring. Why? […]

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    Can You Use L-Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) & Glycolic Acid Together?

    “I exfoliate with glycolic acid. Can I follow it up with vitamin C?” Short answer: yes, you can. But that doesn’t mean that you should… Long answer: it’s complicated. Here’s what I mean: What The Heck Is L-Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)? L-Ascorbic Acid is the pure form of vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant that: Fights […]