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Glycolic Acid 101 & The Pixi Glow Family: The Ultimate Guide to Radian

Glycolic Acid 101 & The Pixi Glow Family: The Ultimate Guide to Radiant Skin

Glow Tonic Family

Hey, lovelies! It’s Petra, founder of Pixi here 😊

Today, I'm thrilled to share with you my tips & tricks for the ultimate glowing skin—and of course a little about the star of our skincare line Glow Tonic with its main ingredient, Glycolic Acid.

From Dream to Glow-tastic Reality

When Pixi was just a seedling of an idea in my head (and heart), I envisioned a simple but powerful ethos: less-is-more makeup that elevates everyone's natural beauty, leaving you looking radiant, rested, and ready to tackle the day, every day.

We all know the better your skin, the better your mood – and the better your makeup looks!

The cornerstone of this vision? Our iconic Glow Tonic, which set the stage for Pixi's signature glow-y skin.

Glow Tonic

The Marvel of Glycolic Acid

Twenty-five years ago, my skin had a romantic rendezvous with Glycolic Acid. The next morning, I woke up to skin that was anything but dull. From that day on, I was committed to bringing this miraculous ingredient into the limelight.

The Lowdown on Glycolic Acid

  • Small but Mighty: The petite molecular size means it can dive deep into your skin, working its magic from within.

  • Exfoliation Express: It dissolves the glue-like substances that trap dead skin, making way for your next-level glow.

  • Collagen Creator: This superstar also encourages collagen production, giving you a youthful, even texture and more even skin tone.

Glow Tonic Family

Now, Let’s Talk Products: The Pixi Glow Family

Glow Tonic Cleansing Gel

Who it’s for: If you’re just dipping your toes into the AHA waters, this is your go-to.

Key Ingredients: A hint of Glycolic Acid coupled with soothing Aloe Vera, botanicals, and Horse Chestnut Extract to minimise pores.

How to use: Apply to moist skin, massage for 10-20 seconds, and rinse off with lukewarm water.

 Glow Tonic Cleansing Gel

Glow Tonic

Who it’s for: EVERYONE. This is the OG, the formula that made us famous.

What's Inside: A blend of powerful Glycolic Acid with soothing Aloe Vera and rejuvenating Ginseng.

Pro tip: Our pre-soaked Glow Tonic To-Go pads make it super easy to maintain that glow on-the-go!

Glow Tonic

Glow Tonic Serum

Who it’s for: For those craving that extra exfoliating oomph.

What’s Special: Apart from Glycolic Acid, we’ve added Arginine for resilience, Cucumber for refreshment, Ginseng to awaken, and a mix of Vitamins A, C, and E.

How to use: Apply daily under your SPF.

Glow Tonic Serum

On-the-Glow Moisture Stick

Who it’s for: The multi-taskers among us who want hydration everywhere and anytime.

What’s In It: A dash of Glycolic Acid balanced with Vitamins, Botanicals, and a Caffeine kick for that added awakening effect.

 How to use: Swipe across lips, face, or even hair. Perfect for travel or your office desk!

On-the-Glow Moisture Stick

Overnight Glow Serum

Who it’s for: Anyone looking for a concentrated overnight glow-treatment.

What’s Inside: A generous 10% Glycolic Acid mixed with Vitamins, Cucumber, and Aloe Vera to cushion skin.

How to use: Apply before bedtime and wake up to rejuvenated, dewy skin.

Overnight Glow Serum

Glow Peel Pads

Who it’s for: Seasoned Glycolic Acid pros.

Key Ingredients: With 20% Glycolic Acid, these are potent.

How to use: Apply in PM. Don't forget your SPF in the AM!

Glow Peel Pads

GLOW Sheet Mask

Who it’s for: Those who need a quick skin revival before a big day or night out.

What’s Special: This sheet mask is soaked in a serum-solution of Glycolic Acid to instantly brighten and hydrate.

How to use: Apply to clean skin for 10 minutes for a quick pick-me-up.

GLOW Sheet Mask

So there it is, my loves—the A to Z on Glycolic Acid and the Pixi Glow family! Whether you're new to Pixi or a long-time fan, our mission remains the same: to let your natural beauty shine.

Keep glowing, my darlings! Endless Love with a sprinkle of Pixi Dust on top,
Petra 💚✨

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