Glycolic Acid 35% Peel


4.32 out of 5
Glycolic’s small molecule slips between the epidermis and stimulates collagen growth beneath the skin to minimizes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
SKU: G35 Category:
Glycolic/35 is one of our most popular peels. It is a professional strength peel that is safe to use at home with generally no downtime! Glycolic acid generally causes little or no visible peeling, so it can be used without worrying about going out in public.

Glycolic Acid: The Workhorse of the Alpha Hydroxy Acids

Glycolic Acid is a superficial peeling agent that is made from sugar cane. It is often considered the most active and beneficial of the Alpha-Hydroxy-Acids (AHA). With repetitive and continuous use, improvement to skin tone and texture occurs. Once inside the skin’s cell, glycolic acid will serve as a catalyst for the formation of new collagen which will reduce the appearance of wrinkles on the skin’s surface. It’s small molecule allows it to slip beneath the epidermis to reach the collagen fibers below and results in 15%-25% thickening over 12 weeks. Glycolic acid has been proven to be very effective in the treatment of hyperpigmentation, melasma, actinic keratosis, acne, and oily skin, as well as other cosmetic uses.

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At-Home Peels, the Skin Cleansing Wave of the Future

Our peels provide you the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of professional results at home, for a fraction of the cost. The 30ml and 100ml bottles are best for full facial applications. For specific areas, or spot treatments, we recommend the Glycolic 35 Roll-On.

Proven Effective

Clinical research and patient treatments clearly prove that AHAs are effective in helping to keep the skin clear and healthier. The research also confirmed that the majority of AHAs have larger molecular structures that do not penetrate the top layer of the skin (stratum corneum) without high concentrations and lower pH levels. Glycolic Acid is the most adaptable and beneficial AHA. Its tiny molecular structure allows it to penetrate the epidermis to accelerate the body’s exfoliation process. It “loosens” the glue that bonds the cells together, allowing thickened and dead cells to “disappear.” The end result is smoother skin with better coloration, tone and texture. You will see improvements in cell renewal, firmness, texture, reduction of fine lines and increased moisture levels.

A Safe, Controlled Peel is the Way to Go

The goal with a safe peeling regimen is to cause the skin to come off in a controlled way, with each peel taking off a few more layers of accumulated skin. With each application of the peel, the results are incremental. You should notice results within the first couple of applications, and the tone and texture of your skin will continue to improve as the layers of old skin are slowly removed to reveal new skin beneath.

Weight .1 oz
Dimensions 1 x 1 x 1 in

30ml, 100ml, Roll-on

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Not Great
Apr 04, 2009 by Sammi L. Young

I have no idea what this is suppose to do. I thought it would make my skin more smooth. My skin doesn't peel so i'm not sure if it works or not. I think it may be helping my pores to look smaller, but who knows. I may need a higher percent, but i'm not in a hurry to buy it.

Apr 04, 2009 by L. Sims

this product is spa grade. however, good to use for between visit to plastic surgeons for peels. i will order again but, i will get the stronger 50-70 because my face is used the medical grade. so order and make it part of your weekly facial.

Great product!
Mar 29, 2009 by E. Pakhomova

I've been using this product for over a month already and I am more than satisfied with it. I am 22, but my skin is oily and prone to acne from time to time. I also had some pretty big pores and a few acne scars. I applied Glycolic peel on my skin after cleansing and scrubing it. 5 minutes work fine for me. I am rinsing it with a slight baking soda solution to neutralize the acid and then applying my regular moisturizer. Each time I look at my skin after that it feels so different, the turgor is significantly better, the color is more even and my acne, scars and pores really got smaller and less visible. I would recommend this product to everybody who doesn't want to spend tons of money on facials and salon peeling. Just try it on a small area of the skin and try with 1 minute. Good luck!

Mar 24, 2009 by biljan7

I received this promptly and was nicely packaged. The peel itself was so mild I could barely feel it. I tried to leave it longer and I'm using it daily now to see if there's a far nothing. I had used MD Forte in the past and had good result

Mar 22, 2009 by young1

I've only used 3 times, but it does seem to make my pores smaller. The shipping was very fast.

Good Product
Mar 20, 2009 by S

I bought this product to fade my tattoo. It was shipped to me quickly. It serves its purpose in that it is easy to apply but as far as using it for a facial chemical peel, I don't think it would be convenient for application on the entire face. For that purpose I would recommend the gel peel product. If you just want to target spot areas then this might be what you want. It's handy and not messy due to its roll-on application.

Not Great.
Mar 18, 2009 by Alicia M. Justus

Not great, dont really notice a difference in skin texture. Would recommend something else. Dont use if you have very sensitive skin.

Mar 18, 2009 by lanbach79

I was really surprised how fast the product delivered. I ordered the item on Sunday and got it on Wednesday (from Texas to Virginia)WTG!!! The website is excellent and lots of detail information on the products and how to use it inc

not so bad!
Mar 11, 2009 by M. Burgos

Like the fast shipping! Product not as scary as others make it out to be! I am on my 4th peel, and it really does not peel much, but I have noticed my sun spots fading slowly! Does sting a bit, but nothing outrageous. I will keep using and look foward to clearer skin.

great for the price
Mar 11, 2009 by A. Argueta

I really liked this peel. I've used it twice so far and I have noticed a difference in the clarity of my skin and size of pores. What really impressed me about this product was that I noticed that my skin is much much less oily, throughout the day I don't even notice any shininess around my nose (which is where my skin tends to be very oily). The second time I used it I steamed my face and used a comedone extractor to get all the gunk out of my pores then did this peel and my skin was super smooth.

Mar 10, 2009 by alwayssunbathing1

i pay 125.00 at the plastic surgeons office for this peel and up to a 520-70% peel, so i think i will be just fine, thanks for the fast shipment.

This product is my Holy Grail
Mar 08, 2009 by Mrs Coltutt

My skin and I haven't been on speaking terms for years. Horrible, brutal, stubborn, disfiguring cystic acne, so viciously tenacious that I had to go through...yes, count 'em...not one, but TWO rounds of Accutane to rid my self of it, and I STILL get a nice cyst on my back or chest every once in a while. I had pockmarks on top of pockmarks...forehead, cheeks, temples, chin, bridge of my nose even. I hate my skin, I really do. I've gone through 2 deep dermabrasions (through a plastic surgeon, not the micro kind), plus about 30 DEEP chemical peels. My scarring improved a lot.But professional options get expensive, and taking weeks at a time off while my skin healed wasn't feasible. So I tried other methods to get rid of the rest of the scarring.Over-the-counter products like Mederma didn't help. Then as I aged, I got grayish, blotchy, dull, oily-here-wrinkly-there skin to add to my scars.Lovely.I've used salicylic acid, makes my skin red and papery. I've used Mederma, nothing.Sorry for the big lead in, but I wanted to give y'all a good idea of what I was already "facing" (sorry for the bad pun).I saw this Skin Laboratory's 35% Glycolic Acid peel advertised, decided it certainly couldn't hurt.Bought it, received it very quickly, followed the easy-to-follow directions, love it. The lifeless, grayish appearance of my skin is gone. My smaller scars and pores are much diminished, after only 5 weeks of use, so much so that I can actually COUNT the number of scars I have left. (There were so many before, it was useless to count).I will admit, I modified the instructions to fit my needs. I leave it on ten minutes at a time. Remember, I am a veteran of strong deep (EXPENSIVE) professional chemical peels, so my skin is quite tolerant to acid. I don't get a visible see-your-skin-flake-off "peel" from this product either (something a few of you have complained about), but that's so much the better! I don't have to miss work for a week at a time to let my skin heal, like with the strong chemical peels. But believe me, the skin cells ARE sloughing off and being replaced. You know how that 10 pounds just snuck up on you after the holidays, and you didn't notice? The skin rejuvenation you will get using this product is the same way: you don't notice it until it's done it's work.I use this product once a week. After next week (my 6th), I'll wait a month before I go through the cycle again.I'm also going to start using this product on my chest, which of course, is also scarred and weather-beaten.Skin Laboratory, I Bow Before You. This is a superior product.

Mar 06, 2009 by macoffey1960

My product arrived very fast and I like it. I think most spas only use 33% and this is 35. Also, it feels the same as a spa. I would buy it again.

Finally a Quick Solution that doesn't break the bank
Feb 27, 2009 by S. Wolf

My once perfect skin has been replaced by a hormonal unbalanced face. It's very embarrassing and hinders my daily routine. I tried their 70% Lactic Acid one weekend, and it completely wrecked my skin for over a week. After my skin healed from that ordeal, I decided to try my other purchase from this company, the 35% Glycolic Acid peel. I've been using a 10% Glycolic Acid face wash for the last couple of years, so I've been able to build a good tolerance for this type of acid. Actually my wash has been less than effective because of this, so I definitely needed to step it up. I applied this acid on a clean dry face, with a cotton ball. After 5 mins I rinsed w/ cool water, then a baking soda water solution for deactivation. It's very strong, and recommend a deactivation solution, dissolved baking soda works fine. If you have hyperpigmentation and/or forming pimples, you will notice dramatic results right away. I can't say enough good things about this product and this company; that claims to use no alcohol in any of their products. This makes a difference in getting results without the nasty side effects of reactions. You should be careful to read the instructions that the products comes with, or you might result with adverse effects from overuse or sensitivity. I recently purchased the 50% Glycolic for maybe once a month a application. Love so far, and hopefully my skin will be perfect or at least pretty again within a week or two. These mini peels are very inexpensive and more effective than one strong one from the Spa or Dr. office, that wrecks your skin for weeks. No Down Time here.

I really like it
Feb 27, 2009 by M. Higginbotham

I bought this a couple weeks ago. I have acne scars, pop marks, oily, acne prone skin. So i have tons of skin trouble. i put it on my face for about 10-15 mins and it stung a tiny bit but it went away in about a minute. I washed it off and went to sleep. The next morning I noticed that my pimples had dramatically reduced size, my cysts under my skin had gone away, it reduces the production of oil. Im rather young (22) so i dont have a lot of wrinkles but the little one on my forhead is almost gone. The scaring hasent seemed to diminish that much. SOme people's skin peels a bit but mine hasent at all. I use it daily , followed by a moisturizer. I would recommended it for troubled skin or wrinkles.

I like it
Feb 22, 2009 by Stephanie S. Perkins

I just bought this and used for the first time. It didn't irritate my skin and I didn't feel tingling. I will probably have to get a stronger solution, though. 50% maybe. I think that this could be a bit strong for some folks. The ph is around 1.7 (per Skin Laboratory website). Maybe some would do well to get something a weaker? I think Cellbone offers glyco with 2.1+ ph.

Feb 14, 2009 by marloinAZ

Arrived quick even for remote Alaska, I have used this in the past and loved the results, especially for my adult acne!

incredible product!!!
Feb 06, 2009 by spo1969

this product is amazing. i noticed a difference after the first treatment.very satisfied.

Jan 24, 2009 by Heather G.

The product came quickly. I'm just not sure if there's been any improvements in my skin texture. Def no peeling or anything along those lines.

Jan 22, 2009 by Debra A.

The Glycolic Acid 35% is excellent, as well as your prompt service and delivery. Thank you.

Jan 22, 2009 by M. Bishop

Product had instructions and perfect product and even better price. Thank You, I will be purchasing from you again!! Shipment came before expected.

Jan 21, 2009 by Maureen S.

Arrived very quickly. Great price for this 30% glycolic lotion. Packaged safely and very clear instructions on use. A seller and I will buy from them again. Thank you!

Jan 19, 2009 by K. Derix

this chemical peel has just the right strength for me, plus I received the product without any problems.

Jan 19, 2009 by K. Derix

the salicyclic acid turned out to be too weak for me somehow, but the glycolic was fine. the products arrived on time, so overall I'm really satisfied!

Jan 17, 2009 by K. Mirando

Superfast delivery. This product works great. I love it.

Highly Recommended
Jan 17, 2009 by A. Young

35% glycolic acid is TOTALLY DYNAMIC! Great price & service from skinlaboratory

This product worked very well for me
Jan 15, 2009 by R. Sola

I really liked this product and was able to see a difference after using it 3 or 4 times over the course of a month. The color in my skin is more even with less blothy spots and some fine lines are completely gone. I did not find it too harsh and did not experience much burning, just a little tingle. I did follow the directions very carefully and did not leave it on too long and was sure to moisturize right after each use. I did not have a problem with over-drying even in the Colorado winter, which impressed me very much. I liked it so much that I now use a cream with glycolic acid on a daily basis, it just has a much lower acid content, and my skin looks great!

Question and Review
Jan 11, 2009 by Linda L. Graulus

If this peel is suppose to remove a layer of skin each time you use it shouldn't you be seeing a slight reduction in pores, light wrinkles and pigments each time? I do feel it working. Yet it is not painful or hard on my sensitive skin. It makes my skin feel smoother and tighter but so far I see nothing but it has only been three weeks. So my question is shouldn't I see something right away and how long does it take? I am 58 and have some very faint wrinkles and have some age spots and red spots from sun damage. That is why I am taking this product to improve these spots I have developed in the last years. So from the others who have used this product have you seen improvements on these issues? It says professional formula so I expect more improvements.

The first treatment is the best, but...
Jan 11, 2009 by M. Hopkins

After that initial treatment, the sting lessens (And I LIKE that feeling because then I know my skin is reacting!) and it just makes your skin feel like it does after a brisk workout...just a little tingly. Hasn't helped discoloration.

Wow What A Difference!
Jan 10, 2009 by V. Jennings

I was afraid to use these products because I was scared to try something new. I've just tried the peel and my face is smooth, clearer, and lighter. I have not as of yet began to peel if that's what it's supposed to do... However, I will give an update soon. I've also used the Neutralizer skin ph balancer and the Glycolic-Lactic Acid. I have had adult acne breakouts in which cause me dark spots. I used name brand products that did not work to the fullist. I have had smooth skin until about 3 years ago from stress. I enjoy these products already. I can hardly wait until tomorrow to see the results. Thank You for reading my review...

very good
Jan 06, 2009 by jane


Jan 02, 2009 by M. G. Warner

Full, easy to understand directions enclosed. I will without reservation re-order without hesitation. Excellent service and product does EXACTLY what it claims to do. I am a nurse, and you MUST follow the directions to the letter so as not to create adver

Dec 25, 2008 by Jennifer

I ordered the item and it came in only four days!! Every time I order from them it comes in amazing speed. Since using this product my family complimented me on my skin...I am going to order from them every time

Dec 21, 2008 by J. Love

Great product, Its wonderful to have a chemical peel at home, This is a light peel and works great, I ordered two and but received one, However once I contacted the company they responded every fast and shipped the other one promptly. Great product and gr

Excellent peel!
Dec 16, 2008 by JoeyDB

I've been using glycolic for a few years now. I started with a VERY light milk wash formula, but as my skin became tolerant I've escalated to high and higher potencies. This product is of great quality and the price cannot be beat. ( I know! I've been buying it all over the place at much higher prices.) One must be careful with glycolic acid. Your skin must build up a tolerance. You cannot expect to jump right in with full potencies and extended periods of application. But once you've reached that point, you'll be excited about your results!

Dec 13, 2008 by paperclip

I have oily/acne pron skin and I have had Glycolic peels by professionals and this really compares to theirs. The glycolic gets rid of my acne in just a few days. The only bad part is it stings/burns and leaves your face red for a little bit. But it's great and I would recommend it to people, especially if you have acne.

love this product
Dec 10, 2008 by Alice L

If you want smooth skin, this is a great product. It is also great for mild acne-- you know those breakouts at that "time" ? If you use this product regularly, those monthly breakouts will disappear. It also smoothes out fine lines and gives your skin a great texture. I also mix a few drops with my daily facial cleanser!

Great for blackhead removal.
Dec 01, 2008 by S. werkman

I am thirty and have in the last few years noticed some brown spots larger than a typical freckle. I bought this product to attempt to remove them. The most worrisome for me is the larger spot above my lip (a result from my recent pregnancy that has not yet faded). I have noticed no difference with the spots other than a temporary (few hours) fading then a full return. My skin otherwise has been much clearer, the blackheads and dry skin have disappeared. I may have to use the product for more than 5 minutes or more often than once a week. I highly recommend this product for oily or acne prone skin, or for light wrinkles. I so far have not seen evidence that it removes stubborn brown spots.

Nov 30, 2008 by S A. Phillabaum

Great price, great product, Thanks

Snake Oil
Nov 16, 2008 by Cat

I've used this product about a half a dozen times and I have noticed absolutely no peeling effect what so ever. I leave it on my skin for a full 4 minutes and I haven't even noticed any tingling or burning sensation and exfoliating at all. I use Olay exfoliating products such as their Microdermabrasion and Peel which work far better than this product. I was considering purchasing the Skin Laboratory TCA peel product but now I'm thinking that I shouldn't even bother.

Pigmentation remover
Nov 15, 2008 by Kay

I love this product. I suffer from hyperpigmentation and have been using this product for three weeks and I have noticed a great improvement on my pigmentation agreas. The plus to this product is how my face glows. I have only been using it for 2 minutes and I have noticed very little peeling or redness. I have been using this product with DMAE serum and Hyaluronic Serum by Source Naturals and everyone is commenting on how my skin is glowing. Don't know if it is just one product or the combo but for the price of these products I will continue to use them all. Great value.

Nov 15, 2008 by R. R Springer

So far it's great. Can tell an improvement. Seller was very satisfactory.

Nov 08, 2008 by Erika W.

This was my first time using a chemical peel and my skin is looking better and better with each peel. Thank you so much!!!

Nov 03, 2008 by T. Taylor

I have been placing this on my face once every week for 2 mins. I have noticed improvement in only 3 weeks. Make sure to use sunscreen during the day and lotion at night. I will purchase more products from this company! Excellant price for the amount your

Nov 03, 2008 by Matt F.

No Problems, was received ahead of schedule. Product works great.

No difference noted!
Nov 02, 2008 by Lola

I'm not a novice to peels. I've used a variety from major brands to boutique ones sold on Sephora. All of them have had a peeling effect to some degree though the glycolic percentage wasn't as high as this product claimed at 35%, so I had a certain level expectation. I was disappointed. Having followed the directions closely, I've used it continually once a week for about a month. (This purchase was my second bottle.) I've noticed no difference in the texture and absolutely no peeling effect. There was no redness, no tingling, absolutely nothing. Therefore, based on the purported claims and the actual experience I had with it, I have to give it 1 star and cannot recommend this product. In fact, I had better results from the Pond's Clean Sweep Daily Cleanser with Glycolic Acid.

Oct 25, 2008 by Jeanna C.

not sure if its working..don't see any peeling...but my skin feels nice right after I use it.

Oct 12, 2008 by B. Walsh

Wonderful and effective product. Much more cost effective than going to a spa for a facial.

Oct 11, 2008 by Nivia F.

Love the product. I have seen a big change in my complexion. It's smoother and acne scars have faded. I would definitely recommend Glycolic Acid 35% Gel Peel, 30ml (Professional) Skin Laboratory

Love glycolic acid
Oct 09, 2008 by BML

I have skin that is too sensitive for regular use of OTC acne products - I have had mild to moderate acne since I was a teenager and I am now 43. A couple years ago I read about glycolic acid and started using an OTC 10% solution which was amazing for my skin really causing it to clear up. I discovered this 35% solution and have used it three times now and my skin is looking so much better. The 10% solution is very gentle on the skin - the 35% is a little tougher but the results are faster. This is really a must-have product for me.

4.2 5.0 564 564 I was nervous about doing chemical peels at home, as I have no experience with this kind of stuff. I decided to research thoroughly and this was the first chemical peel product tha Glycolic Acid 35% Peel