Glycolic acid face cream with 2% glycolic acid for daily exfoliation, brightens your complexion by exfoliating skin using natural chemistry which transforms your outer dead skin cell layer to provide a radiant luster. Glycolic acid, a member of the aha's (alpha hydroxy acids), instantly brightens your complexion by exfoliating skin using natural chemistry which transforms your outer dead skin cell layer to provide a radiant luster. Unlike other products, a glycolic acid face cream is not washed off the face, so your skin is able to drink in the benefits of the glycolic acid all day and/or night long! Glycolic acid also acts as a powerful skin lightener to combat irregular skin pigment, lighten and diminish the appearance of age spots. We also added additional botanicals to our formula like apple extract, which is rich in vitamins and promotes natural skin cell replacement and inhibits elastase, an enzyme which breaks down elastin and collagen helping maintain smooth, youthful skin. To round it out we added allantoin originally derived from the comfrey plant, which is known to have moisturizing effects as well as properties that help create smooth, healthy skin. Not only does allantoin help skin lock in moisture, it also encourages skin to shed dead cells and grow new ones, promoting healthy cell development and preventing dull, sallow skin. If you have sensitive, dry, or scaly skin, using products that contain allantoin may benefit it by moisturizing, protecting, and healing all at the same time without causing any adverse effects.