Glyderm Gentle Cleanser Review: Does It Really Work?

Written by , Modified April 10, 2018
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GlyDerm Gentle Face Cleanser Introduction

GlyDerm Gentle Face Cleanser, US $26 for 240 ml, gives your skin an intense deep cleanse with the help of glycolic acid at .2 percent concentration.

What Does GlyDerm Gentle Face Cleanser Claim

GlyDerm Gentle Face Cleanser

This product is design1ed to deliver the following benefits for your skin:

  • Encourage a very mild, very light exfoliation every time you go for a cleanse
  • Loosen up toughened grime that masks your skin while also drawing out impurities deposited in your pores
  • Stimulate faster production of collagen fibers at greater volumes
  • Deliver anti-inflammatory properties to calm redness and ease skin irritations
  • Even out your complexion and promote a brighter overall skin tone

GlyDerm Gentle Face Cleanser Manufacturer’s Detail

This product is formulated and distributed by Glyderm, a skin care company, the products designed by which are founded on the skin exfoliating and stimulating properties of glycolic acid derived from sugar cane. The company harnesses these ingredients to promote a healthier, clearer and blemish-free complexion that glows naturally as it is rid of impurities.

Working of GlyDerm Gentle Face Cleanser 

This product works by combining the exfoliating functions of a mild concentration of glycolic acid and the dissolving properties of surfactants that help loosen up the grime and facilitate a more efficient elimination of impurities, oil and water alike, off of your skin.

GlyDerm Gentle Face Cleanser Ingredients

  • Glycolic Acid (0.2%): An alpha hydroxy acid that eliminates toughened dirt and grime deposited on the surface and locked up in your pores and support faster skin turnover and renewal
  • Lemon Fruit Extract: Gives your skin a refreshing after cleanse feel while simultaneously delivering astringent functions to tighten your pores and leave your skin smoother and more radiant
  • Sodium Methyl CocoylTaurate: Draws out impurities and dissolves these to facilitate elimination from your skin
  • Cocamidopropyl Betaine: Improves this product’s capability to lift and wash away oil and grime to purify your skin

GlyDerm Gentle Face Cleanser Pros

  • This cleanser is pH balanced to deliver a more optimal exfoliation function that lets the glycolic acid perform better cleansing on skin.
  • The manufacturer has guaranteed this product to be safe for use even on sensitive skin.
  • It offers a more gentle way of delivering regular skin exfoliation that shouldn’t damage your skin.

GlyDerm Gentle Face Cleanser Cons

  • This product contains sulfates that can leave behind product residues that clog your pores and which can become infected and start breakouts
  • The glycolic acid concentration is too low to cause any significant or noticeable improvements to your skin.
  • Due to the nature of this product, that is, it is rinsed off immediately after a few seconds of lathering onto your skin, there is very limited time for its glycolic acid content to deliver its optimal benefits to improve the clarity and purity of your skin.
  • Several GlyDerm Gentle Face Cleanser reviews posted by disgruntled users describe the consistency as being too watery to lather and spread over skin.
    GlyDerm Gentle Face Cleanser  Side Effects
    Based on this product’s composition, the following side effects may be experienced:
  • Skin irritations and allergic reactions due to several ingredients, including menthol, alcohol, and glycolic acid
  • Increased risk for clogged pores due to the infusion of sodium laureth sulfate in the formulation
  • Increased risk for nerve and brain damage due to phenoxyethanol
  • Increased risk for cancers due to Imidazolidinyl Urea which releases formaldehyde, a confirmed carcinogen


Use up to 2 pumps of GlyDerm Gentle Face Cleanser as the first step in your daily and nightly skin care regimen. Rinse well and feel free to go for a double cleanse as you deem necessary, most especially to remove long-wearing and stubborn makeup residues.

Final Verdict

GlyDerm Gentle Face Cleanser, on hind sight, seems like a good first step to take in your regimen. Unfortunately, the key ingredient may not reach your surface at a sufficiently potent concentration to actually deliver any form of intense exfoliation promised by its manufacturer. It may be best to derive this beneficial skin ingredient from non-rinse products in your routine

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This Article Has Been Published on August 29, 2017 and Last Modified on April 10, 2018

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