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GOOPGLOW 5% Glycolic Acid Overnight Glow Peel Light

GOOPGLOW 5% Glycolic Acid Overnight Glow Peel Light

Overview

goop GOOPGLOW 5% Glycolic Acid Overnight Glow Peel Light falls into the category of products that are meant to be rinsed off, peeled off, or taken off. We believe that the moisturizing effects of these products end as soon as they are removed from the skin, no matter how many moisturizing ingredients are on the ingredient list. This is why we don’t provide a moisturizing rating for them.

  • SULFATE-FREE
  • FRAGRANCE-FREE
  • NON-COMEDOGENIC
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • SILICONE-FREE
  • PARABEN-FREE

IngredientOriginFunctions
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
Glycolic AcidSyntheticAnti-wrinkle,Anti-acne,Exfoliant,Soothing,Formula Helper
Alcohol Denat.Botanical,SyntheticAntimicrobial,Astringent,Fragrance,Formula Helper
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
Pentylene GlycolBotanical,Petroleum,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Preservative,Formula Helper
Sodium HydroxideSyntheticFormula Helper
PropanediolBotanical,Biotech,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Formula Helper
Spondias Mombin Pulp ExtractBotanical
Mangifera Indica (Mango) Pulp ExtractBotanical
Musa Sapientum (Banana) Pulp ExtractBotanical
Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf ExtractBotanicalAntioxidant,Anti-wrinkle,Anti-pigmentation,Fragrance
Terminalia Ferdinandiana Fruit ExtractBotanicalMoisturizing (humectant),Antioxidant,Anti-acne,Anti-pigmentation,Antimicrobial

Ingredients explained

Function

Solvent

Origin

Naturally occurring

The most used ingredient in skincare. Its concentration defines the product texture: rich creams may have about 50% of water while a light jelly about 90%. Water doesn’t moisturize the skin by itself and is used in skincare as a solvent for other ingredients.
Score

5

Function

Anti-wrinkle, Anti-acne, Exfoliant, Soothing, Ph adjuster

Origin

Synthetic

The second most used AHA (after lactic acid) with potent exfoliating and smoothing effects. It increases skin cell turnover, which is beneficial for acne and rosacea and decreases inflammation. When used in peels, GA may have an anti-wrinkle activity.
Function

Antimicrobial, Astringent, Fragrance, Antifoaming, Solvent, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

Denatured alcohol is ethanol that contains additives that make it unsafe to consume. It is mainly used as a solvent and an antimicrobial agent. A major drawback to alcohol denat. is that it dries out the skin.
Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Soothing, Emollient, Fragrance, Denaturant, Solvent, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic,Animal

The most popular moisturizing ingredient in the world. It is a powerful humectant – cheap yet very effective. Glycerin also has soothing and anti-irritant properties and is considered to be very safe for use.
Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Preservative, Solvent

Origin

Botanical,Petroleum,Synthetic

A naturally or synthetically derived preservative that exhibits effective antifungal and antibacterial traits. It also acts as a booster for more traditional preservatives. Pentylene glycol can also serve as a moisturizing humectant and solvent.

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