Dermatologist Review of Glycolix Elite
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Glycolix Elite is a high quality glycolic acid focused skin care line manufactured by Topix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. of Amityville, New York (Long Island). Topix was founded over twenty years ago and is committed to developing, manufacturing and marketing innovative therapeutic and cosmetic skin care solutions that meet the high standards of dermatologists. In addition to Glycolix Elite, Topix manufactures a number of other well know cosmeceutical products including green tea focused Replenix and vitamin C focused Citrix/CRS.
The Glycolix Elite skin care line was developed to give skin the most advantageous ingredients possible. The science of skin care technology is used to select the best ingredients with proven results.
Glycolic acid is effective for acne prone skin, wrinkles or pigmentation issues. The glycolic acid in these products reduces the appearance of fine lines as well as preventing the redness that is caused by some skin care products.
Glycolic acid is a natural alpha hydroxyl acid that is derived from sugar cane. It is used in skin care products to exfoliate and moisturize the skin. The result is cell turnover and skin rejuvenation with less risk of skin dryness and irritation.
Glycolic acid works by removing the dead skin cells from the layer of skin beneath. This reveals new, healthier skin cells. When the dead skin cells are sloughed off, the complexion is improved. Fine lines and acne are reduced with glycolic skin care.
Removing dead skin cells isnít the only benefit of glycolic acid. This ingredient also has the ability to attract moisture to the skin. The skin is better able to absorb and benefit from moisturizing skin care products after treatment with products containing glycolic acid.
The result is smoother skin that looks years younger. Glycolic acid is effective for both acne and fine lines and wrinkles. Because glycolic acid is the smallest of the alpha hydroxyl acids, it is better able to penetrate the skin and improve the condition of the skin.
The Glycolix Elite line of products contains ultra pure crystalline glycolic acid. This glycolic acid is designed to provide the best benefit with the fewest side effects. The pH of the glycolic acid is tested to be 4.0 to 4.5, which is effective on the skin without causing redness and irritation to the skin.
The Glycolix Elite line contains other beneficial ingredients in addition to glycolic acid. Alpha hydroxyl acids, vitamins and hydroquinone are used to create medical strength skin care formulas. The result is a product line that results in a healthy complexion without drying the skin or stripping it of vital oils.
Antioxidants are used in Glycolix Elite anti wrinkle formulas. A variety of antioxidants are used in combination to give excellent results. The antioxidants found in these products include vitamin A, vitamin E, vitamin C, co enzyme Q 10 and green tea extract. These natural ingredients help reduce the effects of free radicals on the skin.
Free radicals are responsible for the signs of aging in the skin. To understand free radicals, itís important to understand cells and molecules. Free radicals form when a molecule loses an electron. The unstable molecule tries to stabilize by taking an electron from a nearby molecule. This process continues, creating more free radicals.
Free radicals can also result from environmental factors. Prolonged and regular exposure to the sun, pollution, smoke and environmental toxins creates free radicals, which results in premature aging and visible sun damage. Antioxidants both in the diet and skin care products help neutralize the damage caused by free radicals.
Antioxidants work by giving an electron to the free radical, which neutralizes it. Antioxidants are an important defense against free radicals. Vitamins C and E are two antioxidants that work well together against free radical damage.
In addition to protecting against free radical damage, Glycolix Elite products nourish and refresh the skin. The skin care line designed to cleanse, exfoliate, firm and moisturize the skin. The result is a glowing and radiant complexion with fewer and less noticeable lines.
Moisture is an important component of anti aging skin care. The moisturizing products in this line use a unique liposome depository system to bring moisture into the skin, which both strengthens and nourishes the skin.
The medical quality ingredients used in these formulas rival the results of dermatological skin care treatments. Consistent use of these products enhances the skinís own growth process. This speeds the natural healing process to help heal the skin and reduce the effects of the sun and the aging process.
The Glycolix Elite Facial Cream is available in three different strengths to suit every skin type. This anti aging moisturizer contains glycolic acid to exfoliate and hydrate the skin. Ingredients such as Vitamins C, E, A and green tea extract fights damage caused by free radicals while moisturizing and nourishing the skin.
Glycolix Elite skin care products are put through a rigorous testing process. This ensures that the products are hypo allergenic and non comedogenic. The entire line is free of dyes and fragrances, which can cause a skin reaction. As a result, the products are tolerated well by people with sensitive skin.
The Glycolix Elite skin care line offers results and formulations that rival medical grade skin care products. A doctorís prescription is not needed to purchase Glycolix Elite skin care products.
Review posted 10/31/2008.Add Comment »
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