Glycolic Cleanser

Glycolic Cleanser

Formula: 31658

Phase Ingredients for ~150 ml % Quantity
A Pure / distilled water 46,4 69,6 gr
A Peppermint water 25 37,5 gr
A Glycerine 5 7,5 gr
A Sodium lactate 3 4,5 gr
A Glycolic acid 4 6 gr
A Arginine 6 9 gr
B Cocamidopropyl betaine powder 10 15 gr
B Cosgard 0,6 0,9 gr

Sanitise the dedicated container and all utensils you work with, details in the best practice guide.


In a bowl, add the ingredients of phase A one at a time and mix. Once the solution has clarified, add the ingredients of phase B, mixing well. Avoid foaming during mixing. The solution will clarify on the next day, and then transfer to the foamer bottle.
pH: 4,5-4,8

Cleanser can also be packaged in a plain bottle, in which case apply to the skin with a cleansing pad, then rinse.
Using a glycolic acid cleanser is a good way to introduce exfoliating acids into the routine, as the contact time with the skin is shorter than with a serum.

A good way to introduce AHA acids into your routine, it gently exfoliates, deeply cleanses the skin and helps renew it. Suitable for blemished, acne-prone or oily, mature skin. Use in the morning and evening, applied to the face in circular motions, then rinse off.


  • Difficulty: beginner/advanced/experienced
  • Utensils: glass / bowl, precision scale, spoons
  • Container: Foamer bottle + pump and cap
  • Shelf life: 3 months

This formula was developed by Elemental's qualified staff. The recipes are intended to exemplify the use of products marketed by Elemental and are believed to be accurate, however, Elemental assumes no liability or risk associated with the use of its products for the preparation and evaluation of the recipe as the conditions of preparation and use are beyond its control. The Elemental customer must ensure that the reproduction of the formulation does not infringe any intellectual property rights and that it complies with the specific rules and regulations in force. The person who prepares the recipe must refer to the safety data sheets to ensure the safe handling of all raw materials and bears full responsibility for ensuring the safe and correct use and storage of all materials procured and used. Assessments of the safety, stability, regulatory compliance and suitability of this recipe, methods and the finished product are the sole responsibility of the user and/or the legal entity placing the product on the market. Elemental is not liable for any damages resulting from the use of this information, and assumes no responsibility for misuse of selected materials, formula or method, in whole or in part.

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  • Katia 05/19/2022 Reply

    The ingredients of this recipe are not available in the site.

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