The benefits of Glycolic, Salicylic & Lactobionic Acids

Treating breakouts, evening out skin texture, and improving glow and radiance all at once may seem like a big ask but with the resurfacing superpowers of AHAs, BHAs and PHAs + Vitamin C, you’re all set. Keep reading to find out about the benefits of Glycolic Acid and more.


The Resurfacing Hydroxy Acid Cream is a moisturising treatment for exfoliating, brightening and conditioning skin for dramatically smoother, brighter, firmer-looking complexion. Topped off with soothing ingredients such as Allantoin and Vitamin E to replenish the skin barrier, ensuring a healthy, radiant glow.


All about the Resurfacing Moisture Cream

Brighten, smooth and energise your complexion with the superpowers of Glycolic, Salicylic and Lactobionic acids - ingredients that help prevent breakouts, refine the skin’s appearance for smoother, more even skin and help turn over skin cells. Vitamin C helps brighten and supports collagen production. Delivered in a hydrating cream with soothing Allantoin, Vitamin E and Sunflower Seed Oil.


  • Smooths skin for a softer, more even texture
  • Brightens and helps reduce appearance of discoloured and dull skin
  • Decongests, assisting in minimising the visible appearance of blemishes
  • Helps target the look of skin ageing, including fine lines and wrinkles
  • Results are satisfyingly fast!

Concerned about acids? Choose your strength:

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First time here?

Ease your way into overnight exfoliation with the Gentle Resurfacing Moisture Cream. An introductory-level dosage of hydroxy acids delicately exfoliates and nourishes.

Shop the Gentle Resurfacing Moisture Cream 


Seasoned exfoliator!

Embrace overnight exfoliation with the Active Resurfacing Moisture Cream - a generous dosage of hydroxy acids amps up the action. For those who have used and are accustomed to acids.

Shop the Active Resurfacing Moisture Cream 


AHAs/BHAs/PHAs in a moisture cream?

Delivering exfoliation in a moisturising cream format not only helps limit the potentially drying side effects of exfoliation, but also makes for a less dramatic dose of acids (as compared to a peel) in a fast-working overnight treatment. Frequent, low strength exfoliation is fantastic for maintaining clear, healthy skin as build up is cleared away - reducing the chance of breakouts, Wake up to smoother, fresher skin.

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The Ingredients

Alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs)

In the Resurfacing Cream glycolic acid is the star AHA (but the category also includes lactic, and mandelic acids to name a couple). Alpha Hydroxy Acids are water-soluble actives that work by dissolving the bonds between dead skin cells and allowing healthy skin to be free of this dead cell build up.


Keep Reading: Ingredient Focus: Mandelic Acid


Beta hydroxy acids (BHAs)

Including the acne-fighting superhero salicylic acid. BHAs are oil-soluble, unlike AHAs, which means it is able to get through the oil on the skin to remove the bacteria and debris lurking in the pores - stopping breakouts before they form.


Polyhydroxy acids (PHAs)

Such as Lactobionic, are much gentler on skin than AHAs and BHAs, but just as good! Some of them also offer hydrating and antioxidant benefits.


Keep Reading: Our Guide to Exfoliating Acids


Vitamin C

Protects against environmental stressors, helps to brighten skin and supports skin’s ability to produce collagen.


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Who should use the Resurfacing Moisture Cream?


  • If you have dull, textured and congested skin - this is the product for you.
  • Prefer to exfoliate gently and over time rather than a peel? This cream is the perfect choice.
  • Want to target both lacklustre, discoloured skin and anti-ageing?  You’ve got it.


The Resurfacing Cream gently exfoliates dead skin cells to assist in skin renewal, revealing a smoother, brighter glowing complexion and help fight signs of premature ageing.


More about the Resurfacing Range

The exfoliating, brightening, discolouration-fading powers of the hard-working Resurfacing range are perfect for those who struggle with acne and congested pores, or wrinkles, pigmentation and sun-damaged skin. Shop the whole Resurfacing range.


Related post: Exfoliating acids for glowy skin

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