NeoStrata Foaming Glycolic Wash | Product Review

Hi everyone! Awhile ago, I received a complimentary, full-sized sample of the NeoStrata Foaming Glycolic Wash to test and review. NeoStrata is a skincare line with products that target aging, acne, dry skin, hyperkeratosis, and skin clarity. The NeoStrata Foaming Glycolic Wash is a cult favorite that smooths skin texture and unclogs pores. The pH-balanced facial cleanser contains 18% glycolic acid and 2% lactobionic acid. Due to its potency, the NeoStrata Foaming Glycolic Wash is recommended for people who are familiar with alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) and are looking to step up their skincare routine. It sounded like this cleanser was right up my alley and I was fortunate to receive a sample to review. Keep reading to find out what I thought of the NeoStrata Foaming Glycolic Wash!

NeoStrata Foaming Glycolic Wash | Product Review

NeoStrata Foaming Glycolic Wash | Product Review

About NeoStrata

NeoStrata is a brand that focuses on creating the best anti-aging skincare products. The brand was founded by Dr. Eugene van Scott and Dr. Ruey Yu. Using highly effective formulas, Dr. Scott and Dr. Yu strive to create innovative and revolutionary skincare. They ensure that each NeoStrata product is very effective and of high quality. One such product is the NeoStrata Foaming Glycolic Wash.

NeoStrata Foaming Glycolic Wash | Product Review

NeoStrata Foaming Glycolic Wash

The NeoStrata Foaming Glycolic Wash has been a cult favorite for years. It is a pH-balanced facial cleanser that smooths skin texture and unclogs pores. The full-sized bottle is 3.4 fl. oz. and retails for $40 USD on NeoStrata.com. The main active ingredients in the NeoStrata Foaming Glycolic Wash are 18% glycolic acid and 2% lactobionic acid. Due to its potency, the NeoStrata Foaming Glycolic Wash is recommended for people who are familiar with AHAs and are looking to step up their skincare routine.

Benefits:

The NeoStrata Foaming Glycolic Wash provides great benefits and optimal results. Some benefits of the NeoStrata Foaming Glycolic Wash include smoother skin texture, unclogged pores, and a faster cell turnover rate.Β It is also best used as part of an anti-aging skincare regimen.

How to use:

Twice a day, pump a moderate amount of foam into hands. Apply to wet skin and cover entire area. Rinse with water.

Key ingredients:

  • 18% glycolic acid
  • 2% lactobionic acid

NeoStrata Foaming Glycolic Wash | Product Review

Pros

  • helps exfoliate your skin
  • unclogs pores
  • leaves your skin feeling softer and smoother
  • slows down the aging process
  • promotes cell turnover

Cons

  • can dry out and irritate your skin if you are not used to glycolic acid and other AHAs
  • can make you more sensitive to sun exposure

NeoStrata Foaming Glycolic Wash | Product Review

Final Verdict

At first, I was a little skeptical about using the NeoStrata Foaming Glycolic Wash. I’ve used 10% glycolic acid before and I wasn’t used to it at all. My face stung when I used it! I was scared the NeoStrata Foaming Glycolic Wash would have the same result on me. Initially, I only used the NeoStrata Foaming Glycolic Wash once a week. But right after I used it, my skin felt so much softer and smoother. It can burn a little bit but you get used to it. It’s best to start slowly and then use it more often when your skin adapts. The NeoStrata Foaming Glycolic Wash can also dry out your skin so make sure you generously moisturize! It may take some getting used to but you will be impressed with the long-term results. At $40 for 3.4 fl. oz., it’s definitely the splurge!

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*Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post. I received complimentary full-sized samples from NeoStrata in exchange for my own, honest opinion of the product.

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