For the last three weeks, I've been using a lotion that—if you believe all the rave reviews—is supposed to transform skin from a zitty, dull mess into radiant, beautiful skin. Alpha Hydrox 12% AHA Souffle is named for its 12% concentration of glycolic acid, an AHA that exfoliates and removes dead skin. (For a definition of AHAs, click here.)
This whipped lotion gets rave reviews from people, some of whom said they'd watched their face get brighter in just a few days. But since AHAs usually don't give overnight results, I decided to wait almost a month before reviewing this product. After three and a half weeks of hoping and religiously applying AHA Souffle, I have to say, it just doesn't live up to the high praise I'd heard about it.
That's not to say I wouldn't buy it again, though. Keep reading and I'll explain what I mean. To find out, read more