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Peter Thomas Roth Glycolic Acid 3% Facial Wash

Peter Thomas Roth

Glycolic Acid 3% Facial Wash

Item #: 2076994 Size: 8.5 oz

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A fabulous, oil-free, all-purpose anti-aging exfoliating cleanser containing a gentle form of Glycolic Acid. Helps reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and other signs of aging. Helps clarify the skin and smooth out rough texture.

Key Ingredients & Benefits:
  • 3% Glycolic Acid (AHA) - Helps exfoliate dead surface skin cells and stimulate cellular turnover.
  • Allantoin - Helps soothe and calm the skin.
  • Pro Vitamin B5 - Helps moisturize, nourish and clarify.
Combination, oily and acne prone skin, use once or twice daily. Normal, dry and sun damaged skin, use two to three times a week at first, increasing usage if well-tolerated. Apply a small amount of cleansing gel over moistened skin with the fingertips. Work into a rich, foamy lather and massage gently for one minute. Rinse thoroughly with lukewarm water and gently pat dry. Follow with PTR treatment product, moisturizer and/or sun protection.

Precautions: For external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. Some mild dryness may occur in very sensitive or dry individuals, which is normal. Mild dryness may be reduced by using the product less frequently or alternating with a milder PTR facial wash. Not recommended for very sensitive skin, eczema, seborrhea, rosacea, or Retin-A users.

Sunburn Alert: This product contains an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that may increase your skin's sensitivity to the sun and particularly the possibility of sunburn. Use a sunscreen, wear protective clothing, and limit sun exposure while using this product and for a week afterwards.
Water (Aqua), Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Glycolic Acid, Propylene Glycol, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Lauryl Glucoside, Sodium Chloride, Panthenol (Pro Vitamin B5), Allantoin, Arginine, Methylparaben, Quaternium-15.

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Peter Thomas RothGlycolic Acid 3% Facial Wash
 
4.3

(based on 64 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (48)
  • Improves skin texture (42)
  • Not greasy (36)
  • Balances skin (29)
  • Gentle (22)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (16)
  • Doesn't remove makeup (5)
  • Irritates skin (5)

Best Uses

  • Oily skin (29)
  • Combination skin (26)
  • Daily use (25)
  • Acne-prone skin (24)
  • All skin types (15)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (32), Budget shopper (25)

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5.0

Love it

By Amy

from Palm Springs CA

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Balances Skin
  • Gentle
  • Improves Skin Texture
  • Leaves Clean Feel
  • Not Greasy

Cons

  • Doesn't Remove Makeup
  • Dries Out Skin
  • Messy

Best Uses

  • Combination Skin

Comments about Peter Thomas Roth Glycolic Acid 3% Facial Wash:

Works as described but pulls all moisture out of the skin.

 
4.0

Love it

By Sassy

from Palm Springs, CA

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Balances Skin
  • Gentle
  • Improves Skin Texture
  • Leaves Clean Feel
  • Not Greasy

Cons

  • Dries Out Skin

Best Uses

  • Acne-Prone Skin
  • Daily Use
  • Oily Skin
  • Sensitive Skin

Comments about Peter Thomas Roth Glycolic Acid 3% Facial Wash:

I love this product. It helped with my acne cleaning out my skin. I use it with the mini foreo sometimes daily if my skin needs it or 3 times a week. I do notice if I use it daily my skin dries. Also use moisturizer. I am on my second bottle. And this bottle last for more than a year. Also little product is enough a lil goes a long way.
I don't have anything bad to say about it the dryness doesn't bother me because as long as you use it less days it won't dry you as much.

 
5.0

I use it regularly

By Nate

from Arkansas

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Balances Skin

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types

    Comments about Peter Thomas Roth Glycolic Acid 3% Facial Wash:

    Daily

     
    5.0

    Repeat Purchase

    By Challenger74

    from Central Wisconsin

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Balances Skin
    • Leaves Clean Feel
    • Not Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone Skin
      • Combination Skin
      • Oily Skin

      Comments about Peter Thomas Roth Glycolic Acid 3% Facial Wash:

      I have been purchasing PTR cleansers for several years now as they have proven the best for my still oily and breakout prone skin. Cleanser cleans my skin without over drying and stripping.This also passes approval from my dermatologist!

       
      5.0

      Great Face Wash for Acne

      By msolson81

      from Hugo, MN

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Balances Skin
      • Leaves Clean Feel

      Cons

      • It can be a bit drying in the winter

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone Skin
      • Oily Skin

      Comments about Peter Thomas Roth Glycolic Acid 3% Facial Wash:

      This is a great product that has helped improve the clarity of my skin. I alternate with a gentler cleanser during the winter months as it can dry skin out a bit with the cold weather.

       
      5.0

      I like this product very much.

      By Grace

      from San Diego

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Gentle
      • Leaves Clean Feel
      • Not Greasy
      • Smells Great

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Peter Thomas Roth Glycolic Acid 3% Facial Wash:

          This is a really good glycolic cleanser. Safe to use and does not cause irritation.

           
          4.0

          Truly WORKS!!

          By Spitfire512

          from Round Rock, Tx

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Leaves Clean Feel
          • Not Greasy
          • Smells Great

          Cons

          • Dries Out Skin

          Best Uses

          • Acne-Prone Skin

          Comments about Peter Thomas Roth Glycolic Acid 3% Facial Wash:

          This item was recommended by the skin therapist at Ulta. This is used to combat my body acne - which has cleared up immensely. I have used it here and there on my face, but discontinued due to dryness issues. No other issues.

           
          5.0

          Love it!! It's amazing!!

          By Lindsay

          from Galena

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Improves Skin Texture
          • Leaves Clean Feel
          • Not Greasy

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Peter Thomas Roth Glycolic Acid 3% Facial Wash:

              I use this product daily!!

               
              4.0

              I would buy this product again

              By Alissa RN

              from Central Texas

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Pros

              • Balances Skin
              • Gentle
              • Improves Skin Texture
              • Leaves Clean Feel
              • Not Greasy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Combination Skin
                • Daily Use
                • Dry Skin
                • Oily Skin
                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about Peter Thomas Roth Glycolic Acid 3% Facial Wash:

                Great for daily use/combination skin, and balances skin.

                 
                5.0

                I will definitely buy this product again. love it!

                By TLH

                from Dallas, Texas

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Improves Skin Texture
                • Leaves Clean Feel

                Cons

                • Doesn't Remove Makeup

                Best Uses

                • Acne-Prone Skin
                • Combination Skin
                • Daily Use
                • Oily Skin

                Comments about Peter Thomas Roth Glycolic Acid 3% Facial Wash:

                Love this product!

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                  Is there a specific regimen for usage recommended with this? Would you mind telling me what other products would be compatible? I have combo skin & blackheads which is what I've heard this glycolic acid is good for, but I didn't know what else to combine with it.
                  Asked on 4/15/2016 by Ashley from Ellijay, GA

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                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Glycolic Acid 3% Facial wash is a great overall rejuvenating treatment cleanser for those who would like the exfoliating, anti-aging and skin-evening benefits of AHAs. It is appropriate for someone with combination skin. Depending on facial dryness, sensitivity and ingredient preference we can also recommend the Irish Moor Mud Purifying Cleanser, Anti-aging Cleansing Gel or 2% Beta Hydroxy Acid Wash (for acne-prone skin). As for treatment and moisturizer, you could benefit from Viz1000 Hydrating Serum, Pore Putty, Moor Mud Mask and Ultra-Light Oil-Free Moisturizer. We hope this helps! :-)

                    Answered on 5/18/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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