04.06.2015
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Glycolic Acid 3% Facial Wash
8.5 fl. oz. for $32
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Last Updated:04.06.2015
Jar Packaging:No
Tested on animals:Yes

Glycolic Acid 3% Facial Wash may contain 3% glycolic acid, but without the right pH and given this cleanser’s brief contact time with skin, it doesn’t matter. It is otherwise a very standard, fragrance-free water-soluble cleanser for normal to oily skin.

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Claims

This oil-free, anti-aging, exfoliating cleanser contains a gentle form of glycolic acid. Helps reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and other signs of aging. Removes dead skin cells and smoothes out rough texture creating luminous, glowing skin.

Ingredients

Water, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Lauryl Glucoside, Cocamidopropyl, Betaine, Glycolic Acid, Arginine, Propylene Glycol, Allantoin, Panthenol (Pro Vitamin B5), Quaternium-15, Methylparaben.

Brand Overview

Peter Thomas Roth At-A-Glance

Peter Thomas Roth is a large but straightforward line with mostly uncomplicated formulations that, for the most part, are quite good and state-of-the-art. Unlike many product lines, most of the acne, AHA, BHA, sunscreen, and moisturizing products contain what they should to be effective and helpful for skin.

Even more impressive are the well-formulated cleansers, sunscreens, AHA products, and skin lighteners. The moisturizers have improved somewhat, and most are now packaged so that the light- and air-sensitive ingredients remain stable. In fact, Roth's packaging deserves special mention because it is exceptionally utilitarian.

After all that glowing praise, what you should be aware of are the instances of products containing potential irritants (noted in their respective reviews) as well as the products in jar packaging that contain ingredients which are sensitive to air and light.

For more information about Peter Thomas Roth, call (800) PTR-SKIN or visit www.peterthomasroth.com.

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Peter Thomas Roth At-A-Glance

Peter Thomas Roth is a large but straightforward line with mostly uncomplicated formulations that, for the most part, are quite good and state-of-the-art. Unlike many product lines, most of the acne, AHA, BHA, sunscreen, and moisturizing products contain what they should to be effective and helpful for skin.

Even more impressive are the well-formulated cleansers, sunscreens, AHA products, and skin lighteners. The moisturizers have improved somewhat, and most are now packaged so that the light- and air-sensitive ingredients remain stable. In fact, Roth's packaging deserves special mention because it is exceptionally utilitarian.

After all that glowing praise, what you should be aware of are the instances of products containing potential irritants (noted in their respective reviews) as well as the products in jar packaging that contain ingredients which are sensitive to air and light.

For more information about Peter Thomas Roth, call (800) PTR-SKIN or visit www.peterthomasroth.com.