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The Ordinary.

Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution

$8.70

What It Is

Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution is a water-based toner with glycolic acid and botanical extracts.

What It Does

This treatment gently exfoliates the skin to restore a clear, radiant appearance. It improves the look of uneven tone and texture with regular use.

Key Ingredients
  • Glycolic acid: an alpha hydroxy acid that exfoliates the surface of the skin
  • Tasmanian Pepperberry: a botanical extract that reduces the irritation associated with acid use
  • Aloe Vera and ginseng: botanical extracts with soothing and radiance-boosting benefits
How to Use

At night after cleansing, saturate a cotton pad and sweep it across your face and neck. Avoid your eye area. This product should not be used on sensitive, peeling, or compromised skin.

Alpha hydroxy acids may increase your skin's sensitivity to the sun. Use sunscreen, wear protective clothing, and limit sun exposure while using this product.

Other Details
  • Size: 240 ml
  • Cruelty-free
  • Vegan
  • Oil-free
  • Silicone-free

Frequently Asked Questions


I’m pregnant or breastfeeding. Is Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution safe for me?

Glycolic acid is considered safe for use while pregnant or breastfeeding, but it’s best to check with your healthcare provider first.

Can Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution be used as a toner?

Yes. This product is a toner with exfoliating properties.

Can I mix or layer Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution with other products?

Yes. We recommend proceeding with caution if you choose to use it with products containing retinoids or alpha hydroxy acids, as this may cause irritation.

Can I use the Glycolic Acid 7% Toner along with retinoid serums?

Yes, remember to alternate the days you're using acidic treatments and retinoid treatments to give the skin a rest.

Can I apply Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution around my eyes?

No. This product should not be used near the eye area.

Can I use the Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution along with other lactic acids?

It is safe to use different type of acids on the skin however, try not to overwhelm the skin with too many acidic treatments. If you're using a low amount of lactic acid in your other products, the glycolic toner might be good as an addition. However, it's not advised to use high lactic acid amounts along with this glycolic toner.

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