Newest Publication Discusses the Risks and Rewards of Using Glycolic Acid

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The latest information from explains how glycolic acid can be used to improve the look of skin as well as the potential risk of using products that contain the ingredient.

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The experts at have recently published information on glycolic acid, a popular ingredient in many face lotions, creams and peels, including VIVITE products. The article explains the risks and rewards of using glycolic acid and who is most likely to see adverse effects.

As noted in the article, glycolic acid is a type of alpha hydroxyl acid that naturally occurs in sugar cane. It has been used by the cosmetic industry for some time now. In addition to over-the-counter products, there are also stronger glycolic acid treatments that can only be performed by a licensed aesthetician.

As with all cosmetic products, significant research went into studying glycolic acid and its safety. Companies like Allergan, the makers of VIVITE, have studied the effectiveness of various alpha hydroxyl acids for years. While it was found to be highly effective at treating a variety of skin issues, glycolic acid can also cause irritation for some users.

The experts list that glycolic acid can be used for:

  •     Reduction of acne
  •     Lightening age spots and hyperpigmentation
  •     Clearing up folliculitis
  •     Treating rosacea
  •     Minimizing the look of fine lines and wrinkles

For more information on VIVITE products and its ingredients, including glycolic acid, please visit:

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