glycolic acid

  • difference purging breakouts

    Can Glycolic Acid Peels Treat Acne Scars?

    Can glycolic acid 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. That’s because, […]


  • How To Choose The Best Exfoliator For Your Skin Type

    “I have sensitive skin. Can I exfoliate?” “Last time I tried an exfoliator, my skin got so red and sore. Should I really give it another go?” “Exfoliation’s not working for me. I’ve tried every scrub under the sun to get rid of my pimples, but those nasty buggers are still there. What else can […]


  • prevent and remove milia seeds

    How To Prevent and Treat Milia Seeds

    What the heck are those tiny those white bumps around your eyes?! They’re white, but they’re not whiteheads. They’re too small to be pimples. And it doesn’t look like your skin is irritated either… What’s going on? Milia seeds. Or white bumps on your eyelids, as we all like to call them. They’re common but super […]


  • use vitamin c and glycolic acid together

    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 […]