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Say Goodbye to Shaving Bumps with Glycolic Acid

Feel the Trustworthy Tingle when you apply glycolic acid to ingrown hairs and clogged pores. When you feel the Tingle this means it's working to clear those pores and ingrown hairs. Stay consistent and say goodbye to red bumps, especially after saving and even waxing.
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Shaving can be a hassle, especially when it leaves behind those annoying red bumps and irritation on your skin. But fear not, because we have a secret weapon that can help you bid farewell to those post-shaving woes: glycolic acid!

You have two options, Glycolic Peel Cleansing Pads and medical-grade glycolic acid cream! In this blog, we'll take a fun and educational journey to discover how these magical products can help you achieve a smooth and bump-free shaving experience.

  1. Understanding Shaving Bumps: Before we dive into the wonders of glycolic acid, let's understand why shaving bumps occur. Shaving can cause irritation and inflammation, leading to red bumps or razor burns. These bumps, scientifically known as pseudofolliculitis barbae, are a common occurrence when the hair follicles become trapped under the skin.

  2. Enter Glycolic Acid: Glycolic acid, derived from sugarcane, is a powerful exfoliant and one of the most effective alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs) for treating various skin concerns. Its small molecular size allows it to penetrate the skin easily, making it an ideal ingredient for addressing shaving bumps.

  3. Exfoliation for Smoother Skin: Glycolic acid works by gently exfoliating the top layer of your skin, removing dead skin cells and unclogging the hair follicles. Regular exfoliation helps prevent the hair from curling back into the skin and reduces the likelihood of ingrown hairs, a common cause of shaving bumps. 

  4. Glycolic Acid Pads: Glycolic Peel Cleansing Pads are pre-soaked with a specific concentration of glycolic acid, making them convenient and easy to use. After shaving, simply swipe a pad over the affected areas, allowing the acid to work its magic. The pads not only exfoliate but also provide additional hydration and soothing properties, promoting a smoother complexion.

  5. Glycolic Acid Cream: For a more targeted approach, glycolic acid creams can be applied to the affected areas after shaving. These creams usually contain a lower concentration of glycolic acid than the pads but are still effective in exfoliating the skin and reducing redness and bumps. Gently massage the cream into the skin for optimal absorption and maximum benefits.

  6. Choosing the Right Products: When incorporating glycolic acid pads or cream into your shaving routine, it's essential to choose products that are suitable for your skin type and sensitivity. Start with lower concentrations of glycolic acid and gradually increase the strength as your skin becomes accustomed to it. It's also important to follow the instructions provided by the manufacturer for the best results.

  7. Complementing Care: While glycolic acid is a fantastic solution for shaving bumps, it's crucial to follow a comprehensive skincare routine to maintain overall skin health. Use a gentle cleanser like the award-winning Dermatologist's Choice pH Balanced Cleanser and moisturizer and prevent further irritation.

Glycolic Peel Cleansing Pads and medical-grade glycolic acid cream are your secret weapons against shaving bumps. With their exfoliating and soothing properties, they help you achieve a smooth and bump-free complexion.

Remember to choose the right products for your skin type and gradually introduce glycolic acid into your routine. If you feel the Trustworthy Tingle, that's a good sign! It means it's working to clear those pores and ingrown hairs. So, say goodbye to those pesky red bumps and embrace the joy of a seamless shaving experience!

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