Salicylic acid vs Glycolic acid? Which one do you use if you have blackheads? Both are good for unclogging pores. Here's why: SALICYLIC ACID This is the only acid that can penetrate oil. (Because it is oil-soluble. All other acids are water soluble.) Thanks to this property, it can reach *inside* a pore and
Glow Tonic by Pixi : It contains glycolic acid, the holy grail of beauty product ingredients, which is supposed to remove the top layer of skin by breaking down skin cells, thus making you look fresher and younger!
Pixi Glow Tonic has been called a “miracle in a bottle”. Botanical extracts like aloe and witch hazel soothe & hydrate skin, while 5% glycolic acid helps remove dull skin for a radiant complexion. Use it as a facial toner to minimize pores, speed cell renewal, and help serums and moisturizers work more effectively. While it’s primarily applied as a toner, Glow Tonic can also be used in a variety of unexpected ways, from exfoliation to preventing tanning mishaps to hair saver.
It's no secret glycolic acid is my favourite exfoliating ingredient. It truly does wonders for the skin. I didn't believe it until I tried it myself, a few years ago. I had only used scrubs before (there really was nothing else in the shops when I was a teen), and loved the satisfaction I felt at seeing all that gunk come off my skin. I sometimes miss that feeling. You don't get it with glycolic acid. But you get something much better: a powerful ally in the fight against premature ageing…