L’Oréal’s new addition to Revitalift Laser anti-aging range : peeling pads with glycolic acid.

These non-woven pads are impregnated with an hydro-alcoholic lotion with :

Peeling agents :

– glycolic acid

– Vitamin C Glucoside (ascorbyl glucoside)

– hydroxyethylpiperazine ethane sulfonic acid, also named under the acronym HEPES. Although known and described as a buffering agent (i.e. used in chemistry to control the pH of a solution) on the L’Oréal Paris website, L’Oréal owns a patent for using HEPES as a desquamation (i.e. peeling) promoting agent.

Soothing agents :

– allantoin

– panthenol

– biosaccharide gum-1 : sold as Fucogel / Fucocert by Solabia, it is a polysaccharide with several properties including soothing ones

By A.B.

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