“This, people, is a powerful facial in a little jar. My skin is softer, smoother, and more luminous afterward—the results are instantaneous.” —Gwyneth Paltrow
GOOPGLOW Microderm Instant Glow Exfoliator is inspired by the transformative brightening, smoothing effects of popular in-office microdermabrasion treatments.
It’s a dual-action microdermabrasion exfoliator that delivers the benefits of both physical and chemical exfoliation, instantly polishing away roughness, smoothing uneven texture, and revealing a healthy-looking, glowing complexion. The air-whipped, almost marshmallow-like formula is densely packed with a blend of four powerful glow-inducing microexfoliating minerals (quartz, garnet, alumina, and silica) plus glycolic acid to help sweep away dry, dead skin cells and refine the appearance of pores for skin that is visibly softer, smoother, and more radiant.
Microderm Instant Glow Exfoliator gets its color from the natural ingredients and essential oils in the formula. As these can vary in color from batch to batch, the color of this product will naturally vary, too.
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Caution: For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. If irritation persists or allergic reaction occurs, rinse off immediately, discontinue use, and consult a physician. Keep out of reach of children.
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 sunscreen, wear protective clothing, and limit sun exposure while using this product and for a week afterward.
In a third-party consumer-perception study, women loved the results they got—after just one use:*
94% said their skin looked and felt smoother
92% said their skin texture improved and that their skin looked and felt polished
91% said their skin looked and felt softer
91% said their complexion was fresher and clearer
In a recent, third-party clinical study, after just one use:*
92% of the women in the study showed improvement in skin barrier function—one of the most important barometers of skin health (meaning that GOOPGLOW Microderm does not cause micro-tears on the surface of the skin and in fact helps strengthen the skin’s barrier)
*Based on an “after one use” consumer-perception and clinical study of twenty-eight women ages twenty-seven to fifty.
Massage onto clean, damp skin using circular motions; leave on for up to three minutes. Rinse with warm water and pat dry. Use two to three times per week.
Aqua, Alumina, Glycerin, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glycolic Acid, Hydrated Silica, Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, Squalane, Glyceryl Stearate, Cetearyl Olivate, Sodium Hydroxide, Sorbitan Olivate, Garnet Powder, Quartz, Ascorbic Acid, Terminalia Ferdinandiana Fruit Extract, Zizyphus Jujuba Seed Extract, Terminalia Ferdinandiana Seed Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf Extract, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Oil, Lavendula Hybrida Oil, Vetiveria Zizanoides Root Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Glyceryl Caprylate, Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Citric Acid, Phenethyl Alcohol, Xylitol, Caprylic Acid, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Galactoarabinan, Decyl Glucoside, Levan, Dehydroxanthan Gum, Caprylyl Glycol, Citral, Limonene
Here at goop we believe in making every choice count, which is why we’ve always been outspoken about the toxic ingredients used in personal-care and beauty products (all are effectively unregulated in this country). We’re also passionate about the idea that beauty comes from the inside out. So we use clinically proven and best-in-class ingredients at active levels to create skin care, skin-boosting ingestibles, and body essentials that are luxurious, deliver high-performance results, and enliven the senses with exquisite textures and beautiful scents. We don’t rest until we think our products are perfect—safe enough and powerful enough for noticeable results. (All our products are formulated without parabens, petroleum, phthalates, SLS, SLES, PEGs, TEA, DEA, silicones, or artificial dyes or fragrances. And our formulas are not tested on animals.) We hope you love them as much as we do.