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    Glycolic acid is among the most popular actives in anti-aging formulations and has strong consumer recognition as an ingredient in many age-defying skincare formulations and personal care products. Glypure™ from Chemours is a top-quality cosmetic grade glycolic acid that offers the highest purity available in the market globally.

Extensive clinical data show that when used as a skincare ingredient, Glypure™ cosmetic-grade glycolic acid from Chemours™ penetrates the skin effectively and stimulates cellular activity. It also can readjust the water percentage in the epidermis, allowing for smoother, softer, and more radiant skin. What’s more, Glypure™ high-purity cosmetic-grade glycolic acid can enhance the performance in certain topical over-the-counter and prescription applications.


Glypure™ is a hydroxyacetic acid product (INCI term: Glycolic acid) that is among the most popular AHA acid used in skin care and many other personal care products for its high purity, excellent efficacy, and outstanding regeneration and exfoliating performance. It is most commonly used in the following applications:

    Acne treatment combinationsSkin lightening combinations
    Anti-aging creams, serums, cleansers, and tonersMen's skin care
    Cell turnover/exfoliation productsMoisturizing skin creams and lotions
    Sunscreen combinationsSkin peeling products

Several types of alpha-hydroxy acids (AHA) are used as active ingredients or cosmetic ingredients in a wide range of personal care products. They are typically used as exfoliants and penetrants for their outstanding performance in skincare and also hair care products. Glypure™ cosmetic-grade glycolic acid from Chemours™ stands out among the AHA acids for its various advantages and benefits in aqueous personal care formulations:

    Improves skin texture and is an excellent moisturizer
    Increases collagen synthesis in skincare products
    Improves elasticity and firmness of the skin
    An exfoliating agent that reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
    Increases production of dermal matrix compounds
    Promotes the cycle of skin shedding (also known as cell turnover) and re-growth
    Reveals smoother, brighter, more supple skin with less pigmentation and fewer irregularities

We offer a wide variety of starting point formulations using Glypure™ cosmetic-grade glycolic acid for skin care, hair care, nail care, and men’s personal care products. These formulations library covers a wide range of personal care products from face creams and revitalizing peels to shampoos, conditioners, razor bump treatments, and much more.


Glypure™ is available in different forms including neutralized and pure acid forms for easier incorporation in formulations and compatibility with a wider range of skin and hair care products. To meet evolving marketplace needs, we also regularly introduce new starting point formulations.


To place your order, or to request a sample, contact us about Glypure™ glycolic acid.  Technical associates are available to assist with your needs for Glypure™ glycolic acid and answer any questions about the product.



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