Do Glycolic Acid Facials Cause Problems?

Glycolic acid facials are one of the many new anti-aging skin care treatments on the market, but they might not be the best option for you.

There are countless products and procedures promising the fountain of youth, claiming to virtually turn back the hands of time, giving you a fresh, youthful appearance in a short period of time.

Yet the benefits of glycolic acid skin care products may be outweighed by the potential adverse effects that some of them can cause.

What are glycolic acid facials?

One of the alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), it is one of the most popular skin cream and lotion ingredients, as it has been clinically proved to reduce wrinkles and fine lines as well as improve the color and texture of skin.

The problem lies with the effects of glycolic acid on the skin, which may include irritation, redness and swelling as well an an increase in sensitivity to the sun. Some people have to have added protection as a result to avoid sun damage.

Also, most products containing these ingredients are very overpriced, as alpha hydroxy acids are very simple acids which can be produced at a very low cost...you're really paying for marketing and packaging.

In very high doses, glycolic acid can actually do some serious harm, so you must be careful if you choose a glycolic acid facial or over the counter product with this ingredient.

That is why we believe a safe, natural alternative to a glycolic acid skin care product or peel might be a better choice for you...one that can offer the beneficial effects without the potential side effects.

Featured Skin Care Product

Recently we came upon a special line of high quality skin care productsthat we as well as our visitors have seen great results with.

In our studies it was significantly more effective than glycolic acid facials, without the potential side effects.

This special product line is called Xtend-Life Skincareand it contains special ingredients that are naturally found in human skin and critical to its appearance.

It contains important skin nutrients that are depleted as we get older. Xtend-Life replenishes these nutrients, reducing wrinkles and fine lines and restoring your skin's natural beauty.

They offer the beneficial effects of glycolic acid skin care products and peels, at a much lower cost and without potential adverse reactions.

Try it today and see how you can look and feel younger today! 

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