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Alpha hydroxy acids (AHA) and beta hydroxy acids (BHA) are used as chemical exfoliators for the skin. Chemical exfoliation is the use of acids to break the bonds between dead skin cells on the surface of the skin.

Alpha hydroxy acids (AHA) in various concentrations are used in chemical peels and for chemical exfoliation of the skin.

These various Alpha hydroxy acids are:
Sugar cane contains glycolic acid
Sour milk contains lactic acid
Malic acid found in fruits
Citric acid found in fruits
Tartaric acid found in fruits

Beta Hydroxy Acids (BHA) is also considered a chemical exfoliator, mainly salicylic acid. Salicylic Acid is an oily-loving acid so it the preferred exfoliator for thick, oily skin and acne prone skin.
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CELLective AHA / BHA Exfoliating Cleanser Trial Size Replenix Gly Sal 5-2 Cleanser Replenix Gly Sal 10-2 Cleanser
Gly / Sal 5-2 Cleanser
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Gly / Sal 10-2 Cleanser
Our Price: $25.00
CELLective AHA / BHA Exfoliating Cleanser is an intensive cleanser that polishes away dullness and impurities with three exfoliating agents: Salicylic Acid, Lactic Acid, and Glycolic Acid and Jojoba beads revealing a smoother, younger-looking complexion. RepleniX Gly / Sal 5-2 Cleanser is specially formulated for oily and acne-prone skin. Contains 5% ultra-pure glycolic acid in combination 2% salicylic (an acne medication). This cleanser is fortified with Green Tea Extract and Zinc. Glycolix Gly / Sal 10-2 Cleanser is specially formulated for oily and acne-prone skin. Contains 10% ultra-pure glycolic acid in combination 2% salicylic (an acne medication). This cleanser is fortified with Green Tea Extract and Zinc.
CELLective Elite Treatment Pads 10 GlyDerm Lotion 5 Gly Derm Lotion Lite 5
Elite Treatment Pads 10%
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Lotion 5%
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Lotion Lite 5%
Our Price: $34.00
CELLective Clinical Glycolix Treatment Pads 10% contains glycolix
acid in easy to apply pads to gently exfoliate, moisturize and assist
in the removal of oils and residue on the skin. These convenient and
simple to use treatment pads contain witch hazel to deliver skin toning
and astringent benefits.Excellent for teens or on the go to throw into
the gym bag. Assists in removing oils and sweat quickly and easily to
support a treatment program where blackheads and breakouts are a concern
or for a quick toning and exfoliating treatment. Leaves skin feeling
clean, beautifully radiant and smooth.
GlyDerm Lotion 5% allows for a low dose glycolic acid in a time
released formula to exfoliate dead skin cells while also hydrating the
skin and providing for gentle remodeling without the irritation and
redness typically associated with glycolic products. Excellent for
sensitive skin and teens.
GlyDerm Lotion Lite 5% - 5% AHA Indication - Normal, combination to slightly oily skin. Lite Lotions and Lite Hydrotone are formulated with no petrolatum or mineral oil.
Used to continue to improve skin appearance or to maintain the in office facials.

GlyDerm Lotion Lite 5%
is indicated for use to break up and slough off dead skin cells on the surface of the skin. In removing these dead skin cells, the skin functions optimally and pores shrink down. Improvement in skin coloring and overall health. Glycolic acid, when applied topically to the skin, smoothes the appearance of pores, fine lines, increases skin hydration and the skin begins to get a healthy glow.
Glyderm Cream CELLective Clinical Glycolix Elite Facial Cream 15% CELLective AHA / BHA Exfoliating Cleanser
Cream 5
Our Price: $35.00
GlyDerm Cream 5 AHA Indication - Dry or mature skin. Used to
continue to improve skin appearance or to keep the results of the
in-office applications lasting longer.
CELLective Clinical Glycolix Elite Facial Cream 15% contains 15%
ultra-pure glycolic acid to accelerate the removal of dead skin cells
and provide softer, smoother, skin texture and tone.
Cosmetically elegant cream formulation contains dimethicone to help
prevent water loss and improve moisturization. Rich cream formulation
contains vitamin E, vitamin A, and vitamin C to condition the skin and
assist in minimizing free-radical-induced skin damage.
CELLective AHA / BHA Exfoliating Cleanser is an intensive cleanser that polishes away dullness and impurities with three exfoliating agents: Salicylic Acid, Lactic Acid, and Glycolic Acid and Jojoba beads revealing a smoother, younger-looking complexion.
GlyDerm Gly Masque gloTherapeutics Renew Serum Neostrata Ultra Smoothing Cream
Gly Masque
Our Price: $38.00
Renew Serum
Our Price: $38.00
GlyDerm Gly Masque - 3% AHA* - A unique, combination of Glycolic esters and natural rare earths. The Masque makes the skin feel invigorated and smoother. In addition, make-up may be applied immediately after. gloTherapeutics Renew Serum contains hydroxy acids and retinol to stimulate a mild exfoliation and cell renewal to smooth, improve texture and tone of the skin. Blended with anti-bacterial agents that provide oil control benefits.

7% Glycolic Acid - keratolytic AHA that smoothes and improves skins texture

2% Salicylic Acid - renews skin and has anti-acne and anti-irritant properties

1% Retinol - accelerates cellular renewal
An extra rich emollient cream for light exfoliation and hydration of sun damaged skin. Fragrance-free. Contains 10% glycolic acid, and is suggested to improve dry, rough or photo-aged skin on the face and neck.
GlyDerm Lotion Lite Gly Derm Lotion Plus 10% Gly Derm Cream Plus 10
Lotion Lite Plus 10%
Our Price: $38.50
Lotion Plus 10%
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Cream PLUS 10
Our Price: $38.50
Gly Derm Lotion Lite Plus - 10% AHA Indication - Normal to slightly oily skin. Lite Lotions and Lite Hydrotone are formulated with no petrolatum or mineral oil. Used to continue to improve skin appearance or to keep the results of the in-office applications lasting longer.

Time Released exfoliating glycolic acid reduces breakouts, fine lines, wrinkles and hyperpigmentation as it unclogs pores and controls oil production. Lemon extract supports a bright and healthy tone, leaving the skin with a restored glow. Glycolic acid in a time released state allows for better tolerance of higher concentrations.
Attain smoother, healthier, and younger-looking skin.

Gly Derm Lotion Plus 10% helps the skin retain more moisture to rejuvenate the skin.

Many glycolic acid products simply can't do what they promise. And most over-the-counter brands have been neutralized or buffered. If you want the most effective Glycolic acid formulations available, rely on the power of physician-strength Gly Derm.
GlyDerm Cream Plus 10% AHA Indication - Dry or mature skin. Used to continue to improve skin appearance or to keep the results of the in-office applications lasting longer.

  • Improved skin hydration
  • Removal of excess dead skin cells revealing a smooth complexion
  • Softening of lines and wrinkles around the mouth, eyes and forehead as well as cheeks
  • Reduction in the size and visability of enlarged pores
GlyDerm Cream Plus 12 Glytone Exfoliating Lotion 1 CELLective AHA BHA Lipo Serum
Cream PLUS 12
Our Price: $40.00
Exfoliating Lotion 1 PM
Our Price: $40.00
GlyDerm Cream Plus 12 AHA Salicylated Glycolic Acid - Dry or mature skin. Used to continue to improve skin appearance or to keep the results of the in-office applications lasting longer.

GlyDerm Cream Plus 12% is a free acid value of glycolic acid in a time released formula allowing for exfoliation of dead skin cells and hydration of the skin simultaneously.
Step Up System
Penetrates to exfoliate the top layer of skin to enhance skin tone for a healthy, revitalized complexion. The product has a pH of 3.3 and free glycolic acid percentage of 5.5%.
CELLective AHA / BHA Lipo Serum This unique serum is formulated with combinations of alpha hydroxy and beta hydoxy acids. When you combine alpha and beta hydroxys, the skin responds two-fold. AHA's break down dead skin cells at various levels (glycolics exfoliate deeper while lactic acid exfoliates superficially).
gloTherapeutics Refine Tonic Glytone Exfoliating Lotion 2 PM NeoStrata Lotion Plus AHA 15
Refine Tonic
Our Price: $42.00
Lotion Plus AHA 15
Our Price: $44.00
Recommended For: Aging, sundamaged, combination, oily, congested, dull complexions, pre-treatment
gloRefine Tonic rebalances and repairs wounded skin by decreasing inflammation. It also effectively prepares skin for serum treatments.
Glytone Exfoliating Lotion 11 (formerly known as Exfoliating Lotion 2) penetrates to exfoliate the top layer of skin to enhance skin tone for a healthy, revitalized complexion. This is a light lotion formula that is ideal for normal to oily skin that is in need of rejuvenation.
NeoStrata Lotion Plus AHA 15 extra strength, translucent lotion improves the visible signs of aging and relieves dry skin texture. Contains 15% glycolic acid in a formulation light enough for the face and body. It is especially effective in relieving rough, dry or photodamaged skin.
Neostrata Face Cream PLUS AHA 15 DCL Glycolic Acid Pads 10% CELLective Glycolic Resurfacing Moisture Creme
Face Cream PLUS AHA 15
Our Price: $44.00
Glycolic Acid Pads 10%
Our Price: $45.00
Neostrata Face Cream PLUS AHA 15 is an extra strength, extra-rich emollient cream that offers a 15% glycolic acid formulation to improve dry or photoaged skin. This high strength product should only be used after a period of treatment with our Skin Smoothing Cream, or before or after our Skin Rejuvenation System therapy. DCL Glycolic Acid Pads 10% helps to refine dull, lifeless complexions, even skin tone and unclog pores by stimulating the exfoliation of the epidermis.

Indicated for:
Oily/Acne Prone Skin
Dry/Flaky Skin
Dull Complexions
Fine Lines & Wrinkles
Uneven Skin Tone
CELLective Glycolic Resurfacing Moisture Creme contains a cocktail of alpha hydroxy acids for the removal of dead skin cells while reconditioning and hydrating the skin.
Use of Glycolic Resurfacing Moisture Creme on a daily basis improves overall skin texture and tone, improves uneven skin while encouraging healthy productive new skin formation.
Glytone Rejuvenate Overnight Cream Glytone Rejuvenate Facial Cream I Glytone Rejuvenate Facial Lotion 1
Part of the Glytone Essentials Line
A rejuvenating night cream formulated with a unique, patented microvesicle delivery system that slowly releases skin-enhancing glycolic acid and moisturizing agents while you sleep. Softens, smoothes and retexturizes skin for a healthy looking complexion.
Glytone Rejuvenating Cream 10 (formerly called Rejuvenate Facial Cream I)
is used to help hydrate dry skin and enhance skin tone for a healthy,
revitalized complexion. This product has a pH of 3.2 and free glycolic
acid percentage of 10.0%.
Step Up System
Used to hydrate sensitive skin and enhance skin tone for a healthy, revitalized complexion. This product has a pH of 3.3 and free glycolic acid percentage of 10%.
DermWORX Hydro Exfoliating Masque Glytone Rejuvenate Facial Cream 3 Rhonda Allison MANDELIC ARGININE SERUM
MANDELIC ARGININE SERUM
Our Price: $58.00
DermWORX Hydro Exfoliating Masque contains a unique combination of Glycolic Acid and Lactic Acid

A gentler, multi-tasking home treatment that boosts results from the very first use. Low dose (4%) Glycolic acid gently exfoliates dead skin cells for glowing skin while Lactic Acid (1%) plumps and hydrates the skin. This combination rejuvenates skin without irritation and unnecessary redness.
Step Up System
Glytone Rejuvenate Facial Cream 3 used to help hydrate dry skin and enhance skin tone for a healthy, revitalized complexion. This product has a pH of 2.8 and free glycolic acid percentage of 20%.
Rhonda Allison Mandelic Arginine Serum is a blend of amino acids, antioxidants and AHAs that takes skin through a gentle corrective process. Great for all skin types - it is especially beneficial for photo-aged, sensitive, rosacea-prone, dry blemished skin and and young skin.