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    Sunday RileyGood Genes Glycolic Acid Treatment 30ml<p>A multi-purpose treatment, Good Genes Glycolic Acid Treatment works hard to un-do the damage caused by sunlight, acne, pollution and less-than-healthy lifestyle choices! The potent blend of ingredients combine to plump fine lines, fight hyper-pigmentation, heal scar tissue and boost circulation so skin looks smoother, younger and more vibrant. The starring ingredient in this reformulated treatment are tiny glycolic acid molecules (which can sink deeper into the skin than other forms of alpha hydroxy acid) which break apart pore-clogging debris, gently exfoliating away dead, dulling cells to reveal the radiance beneath and minimise the signs of congestion, fine lines, wrinkles and dullness. Alongside this, lactic acid exfoliates further, prickly pear extract reduces irritation and lemongrass extract brightens and clarifies skin. The treatment can be used daily to give your complexion a moisture and radiance boost, or applied as a treatment mask to increase circulation and get skin glowing ahead of a special occasion.</p>SRN00416458174940128735 stars, based on73 reviews 85.00Cult BeautyNew
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    Sunday Riley Good Genes Glycolic Acid Treatment

    Sunday Riley
    Good Genes Glycolic Acid Treatment
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    £85.00
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    • Why it's Cult

      The closest thing to an elixir of youth outside of a fairytale! Sunday Riley's completely reformulated Good Genes Glycolic Acid Treatment is a multi-tasking, under moisturiser treatment and mask that smooths, refines, clarifies and brightens, whilst improving your skin's thickness and elasticity... phewf! Featuring tiny glycolic acid molecules that sink deeply into skin, the formula breaks apart pore-clogging debris and minimises the appearance of congestion and fine lines. Alongside this, lactic acid exfoliates further, prickly pear extract reduces irritation and lemongrass extract brightens and clarifies skin. 

    • Description

      A multi-purpose treatment, Good Genes Glycolic Acid Treatment works hard to un-do the damage caused by sunlight, acne, pollution and less-than-healthy lifestyle choices! The potent blend of ingredients combine to plump fine lines, fight hyper-pigmentation, heal scar tissue and boost circulation so skin looks smoother, younger and more vibrant. The starring ingredient in this reformulated treatment are tiny glycolic acid molecules (which can sink deeper into the skin than other forms of alpha hydroxy acid) which break apart pore-clogging debris, gently exfoliating away dead, dulling cells to reveal the radiance beneath and minimise the signs of congestion, fine lines, wrinkles and dullness. Alongside this, lactic acid exfoliates further, prickly pear extract reduces irritation and lemongrass extract brightens and clarifies skin. The treatment can be used daily to give your complexion a moisture and radiance boost, or applied as a treatment mask to increase circulation and get skin glowing ahead of a special occasion.

    • How to use

      Apply to clean skin as an exfoliating serum, morning or night.

    • Full ingredients list

      Water/ Aqua/ Eau, Dimethicone, Glycolic Acid, Squalane, Caprylyl Caprylate/Caprate, PPG-12/SMDI Copolymer, Potassium Lactate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Propanediol, Stearic Acid, Glycerin, PPG-24-Glycereth-24, Bis-Stearyl Dimethicone, Opuntia Ficus-Indica Fruit Extract, Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Extract, Cymbopogon Schoenanthus Oil, PEG-100 Stearate, Glyceryl Stearate, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/ Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Ceteareth-20, Caprylyl Glycol, Chlorphenesin, Xanthan Gum, Sorbitan Isostearate, Potassium Hydroxide, Phenoxyethanol, Citral, Geraniol, Limonene

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    Sunday Riley - Good Genes Glycolic Acid Treatment

    Sunday Riley Good Genes Glycolic Acid Treatment Reviews

    Worth every penny
    I never thought I needed this, till I tired SR Auto Correct eye cream (amazing) then thought I'd invest in some more heavy duty serums. Mrs Hirons inspired this purchase but I am so glad I did. I even have a back up ready to use when it runs out. Makes my face so much softer, more glowing, bright and overall I have so many more good skin days. Get a mini if you're in doubt, but I promise you won't look back.
    Lovely product
    I had wanted to try this for a while and glad I did - it makes skin look clearer.
    Amazing!!
    I’ve been wanting to try this for ages and I’m so glad I did! I’m nearly 40 and this has made my skin absolutely glow and look so clear. Would definitely recommend!!
    Simply perfect
    the best serum ever!
    Good Genes
    Bought for my girlfriend, she loves it!!
    Amazing product
    This product just does wonders for your skin, would highly recommend
    Plumped up skin
    I have been using Good Genes for over five years. It's part of my daily beauty routine and I use it day and night. No other product hydrates or plumps up my skin like Good Genes does. I preferred the original formula which contained lactic acid, however the new formula still delivers.
    Great, fast results
    Love this product. I tried a sample first and noticed an immediate effect - plumper and smoother looking skin after just 2 uses. I bought a bottle soon after and it’s made such a difference to my skin. When I first started using it, it stung a little, but that faded after 2 uses and I don’t feel anything at all now. My skin is looking smoother and brighter. It’s the best product I own and wouldn’t be without it.
    Gave me confidence
    I bought a mini of this and luna and I'm over the moon. They have cleared my skin so much to the point where I have been leaving the house without skin makeup on, something I would NEVER do in the past. I have very dry, textured skin typically (no spots but quite an uneven colouring although not now with this) and this has improved it. My pores are less noticeable and my makeup goes on much more seamless and looks natural as my skin is so clear now. The price is quite crazy and I can't afford it really, so it is an investment but I would say worth it for the confidence I've gained, I will be purchasing a full size.
    Significant improvement
    I had regular facials (1x every 8-12 weeks or so) prior to lockdown and started using this regularly to deal with my sebaceous filaments on my nose - they have diminished significantly using this every day for about 4 weeks now in conjunction with a salicylic acid cleanser and light moisturiser. The only thing I would say is that it has given me a few dry patches across my chin but so worth it to see the difference in my skin. Baby soft elsewhere and feels so glowy! I would 100% recommend it.
    Used on Combination skin.....
    PROS: helped smooth my skin and fine lines, I saw a decrease in pimples and the look of pore size, gives a wonderful glow and the smell is decent. CONS: The price, and it's hard to empty completely the bottle without smashing it open. WOULD I BUY AGAIN? Yes definitely x
    Glowing skin after use!
    I use it 1 per week due to sensitivity of my skin. Face is glowing the morning after. Highly recommended.
    You can feel the product working!
    This glycolic acid is fantastic! I usually use alpha H but wanted to try a cream formula instead. It does not disappoint even with its price tag. You have to double cleanse first to really feel a difference, however, you feel a tingle straight away once it’s massaged into the face. A staple in my evening routine now.
    Worth every penny!
    Man, this stuff is expensive but wow, does it work! My combination skin feels baby soft and looks clear and bright. My few spots have disappeared, dry patches have cleared up, my wrinkles don't seem as deep and my pores are definitely smaller. Even my husband commented on how good my skin was looking! I slather this on last thing at night, followed by the Luna Sleeping Oil and wake up to perfect skin every time.
    the best thing ever
    I'm on my third bottle of this. it is the best thing ever. I use it at night and my skin in the morning looks amazing, evens out skin tone, helps with acne, scarring. You can tell it actually is doing something once you put it on. Defo try this out if you like Alpha H liquid gold
    Waste of money
    So disappointed with this, I have used half of the contents and I can see no difference at all to my pigmentation or fine lines. I don’t expect miracles but I get so frustrated when companies promise results especially at this price, all I can say is don’t waste your money.
    Amazing
    This product is amazing! I instantly saw results of brighter and clearer skin.
    Maybe buy again
    A good thing if used regularly and for a month or two. It didn’t completely remove my acne, but it definitely reduced them. And smells nice
    Love this product!
    I have a combination skin that breaks out every now and then, after using good genes it rarely does! When I say rarely I meant I had a small blemish that vanished the day after. My skin is glowy and flawless. Will repurchase for sure.
    Disappointed
    Compared to the original Good Genes this product is very poor. I have yet to see any of the benefits that I loved about the original. For glycolic acid, it is way too expensive and I would not recommend this product.
    And the Oscar goes to...
    I'm 35 and middle eastern. Not many problems with my skin except a few fine lines around my eyes, and some dullness. I have purchased this product 4 times already. It is a holly grail. I advise every one to have it on their routine. not required to be used daily; too expensive! start off with twice a week, and build up to 3 if needed. I prefer this to the original lactic acid, the results are so visible! my fine lines have disappeared, skin is glowing, and even old pigmentations (which used to be barely noticeable) have gone. I love it. so worth the money.
    Bring back lactic acid!
    Now the formulation of this has changed from lactic to glycolic this product is completely different on me. EU regulation required it but still, if your someone who doesn’t suit glycolic or have tried it and not lactic then try and you will see the difference. I’ve now moved onto the Oskia liquid peel which is lactic and niacinamide. So much better than this formulation. Love most other Sunday products.
    LOVE THIS PRODUCT!!
    I’m never one to leave reviews but I thought I had to with this product! I’ve been using this every evening after cleansing and before moisturiser for one month now and my skin is FLAWLESS!! I used with the Juno Oil if my skin is feeling dull or dry and this is amazing for hungover skin. I have combination skin which often breaks out but I’ve had nothing with this so it’s amazing!! 100% recommend and 100% will repurchase.
    could be better
    I bought Good Genes Glycolic Acid and The Ordinary Lactic Acid. After two weeks using can say that for me Lactic Acid works better and price much more suitable. Maybe it's going to take a lot longer to feel better result so I will continue to use GG and look at the effect.
    Quite good
    One pump is enough for face and neck, another one needed for decollete. Some areas still tickle when applied. The creamy feeling lasts until evening, and slightly oily when washed. The smell could be improved...
    Clean young skin
    I did not believe that this product would be so good. But when I started to use it, I realised that Good Genes Glycolic Acid Treatment really deserves all these great reviews. After two weeks of use, I noticed that my skin looked younger, cleaner and smoother. The serum brightens my skin and evens it out. It is very pleasant to use - it has a light, unobtrusive aroma with a beautiful texture. I bought the 30ml bottle, when it is finished I'll be sure to buy the 50ml.
    Great product
    I really see and feel the difference!
    Good Genes - a Heavenly Skin Saver
    Sunday Riley's Good Genes is a must-have favorite of mine and is in my top 5 favorite skin care products that I stock up on all year long! Love, love, love Sunday Riley and I am a skincare junkie that has tried most high end and money saver skin care products but this is a must have. I got my mother to try this and she too now uses this all year round as well!!! I am in my late 30's with very dry skin and blemishes from time to time and with this in my skincare routine my face is supple, plump and wrinkle free :-) I promise you will not be disappointed and Cult Beauty, THANK YOU so much! I am addicted to your wonderful website and awesome products... Sincerely, a very satisfied Customer
    Opinión ***Opinion
    Increible!!!se notan los efectos desde la primera aplicación!el servicio de cult beauty genial!!! ***Incredible!! The effects are noticed from the first application! Cult Beauty has great service!
    Omg! So good
    Bought the travel size, after 3 days of using I saw results. My skin is glowing, even skin tone... So good that I immediately bought the full size. I am so happy about it.
    Great.
    I love it! The tingling feeling of it doing it's magic is awesome and the result shows pretty quickly.
    Awesome
    I have a very sensitive skin, especially on my cheeks. It tends to get reddish most of the time. I was very sure that it would tingle the moment I applied it on my face, but God gracious it does not tingle at all. I use it every night and, boy, the next morning my face has this awesome glow. All the dullness and redness has slowly faded away.
    Amazing
    Best investment I ever made. I love this product, it is worth every penny! I previously used the Drunk Elephant TLC but I didn’t see much difference in my skin. So I wanted to try this. After using a sample and seeing amazing results over night, I purchased the whole bottle! Totally recommend!
    A New Favourite
    I’m really surprised by the not-so-good reviews for this product. I originally received a sample, after one use my skin was super soft and instantly brightened. I had to treat myself to the full size!
    Great as old one!
    I was really skeptical about the new formula and how my skin would react to it, but it turned out as effective as the old one with lactic acid in it. Fortunately for me it's still the only product that makes a difference on my acne prone super oily skin! I'm glowing!
    Not for me.
    Strong on my skin. It made my skin burn and caused me to break out. I have combination, dehydrated skin. Could be because my skin is dehydrated.
    Great!
    This my second bottle. My skin looks much better, smoother, more radiant and much better hydrated. It is amazing even fine (dehydration) lines are practically non existent. An absolute must have for me, in my daily care!
    Hydrating
    Love this serum, I found that when I use it in the evenings I wake up the next morning with hydrated and soft skin. Even though it has glycolic acid it’s non drying which also brightens my skin.
    Amazing product
    Price was a big sticking point for me with this product but luckily I had a sample which really helped. I have been using this in the morning and UFO in the evening after cleansing and noticed a real difference in my skin. Not only is my skin more hydrated, but my pores also are less clogged and my skin looks refreshed!
    Lovee it
    This is my 2nd bottle and I just love it
    smooth skin
    excellant product 2nd purchase keeps skin smooth and bright .service very prompt.
    Amazing
    Love this, my skin feels and looks amazing, bought another bottle
    Worth every penny
    I almost never leave reviews but I feel like I have to on this product. I’ve suffered from pretty bad acne since my very early teens and I’m now in my 20s and it hasn’t let up, even with a very strict skincare routine — until I found this product. Within a week I noticed an incredible difference in my skin, a change that not even creams prescribed by a doctor could do for me. I literally use one pump on my face at night, before moisturising. It can tingle a bit, but it’s nothing incredibly uncomfortable. I know it’s an expensive product, incredibly so, but for someone like me who’s spent hundreds and hundreds of pounds over the past decade trying to find something that works and they all failed, I’d happily spend the money over and over again for this product. The one thing I must stress to people though is that it can make your skin sensitive to the sun, so please make sure to apply SPF while you’re using this product!
    Great product
    Definitely helped even out my complexion and has reduced breakouts. Would totally recommend and just wanted to note that a little goes a long way - don’t try use too much of this. The only con is the price, as the bottle is quite small!
    Makes my skin glowy and plumped
    My skin (usually normal to slightly dry) tends to get super dry in winter. I had tried to use masks, hyaluronic acids and heavy moisturising creams, it helped only for a couple of hours - by the end of the day my skin felt dehydrated. Then about a year and a half ago I got a promo kit with Good Genes and Luna, and those two helped me a lot. First I introduced GG into my routine: I used it in the evening right after cleansing and toning, my skin immediately felt plumped and very soft, and it was radiant. In the morning my skin was still hydrated and glowy, and all the serums and creams absorbed better. Recently I've tried Glycolic Acid by DE - it's okay, but I find that Good Genes suits me better
    Love it
    This product changed my skin completely. I would definitely reorder.
    So worth it
    This product is honestly worth every penny. I suffer from sensitivity and redness on my cheeks and this is by far the most effective product I’ve used - pores look smaller, redness has gone down, and I’ve had no breakouts since using this every night. Could not recommend more, even for sensitive skin this is a dream.
    Beauty Secret
    Although I do prefer the US formula of this which uses lactic acid, I still think this one does the trick! I find it evens out my skins texture while leaving a nice glow. I like it for the day when I feel like my skin needs a boost and I like it at night to help with repair. Can't go wrong with Good Genes and will continue to repurchase it!
    Gives a glow
    I have used this product for about 7 years, and it always gives a glow and helps even out fine lines. I am very picky, too! I only use it for special occasions, as it is pricey, but I can honestly recommend this.
    Amazing
    Great lotion for brighter skin!
    Worth it
    It’s expensive however does what it need to do in less the time of cheaper products that claim to do the same. I compared this to The Ordinary and Drunk Elephant and found that Good Genes is just better. Reduces pores, exfoliates skin creating a glow. I use this twice a week with the Luna sleeping oil. My skin is oily but can be dry at times deep into winter.
    Pricey, but - it DOES the trick
    For quite some years I'm using already different kind of 'chemical' peelings (you know, the usual suspects, AHA, BHA ...) with so far great results: Less break-outs, smooth and bright skin and a wonderful, healthy glow even at my very pale skin-tone. Even there are quite cheaper products out there telling me they have at least the same concentration of, like, Glycolic acid, I gave this one a try and so far it's the best I found: A little goes a veeeeeeery loooooong way and somehow I have the feeling that this product is 'stronger' compared to others, it might be the pH-value, it might be another ingredient - however, it's even the very first time I got a slight sunburn when staying outside in the freezingly cold German winter for quite some time a couple of weeks ago, so this already tells me how good this one works. And yes, I am aware that I should have been using sunscreen. ;) In short: Will re-purchase, without any doubt. And it's going to replace some 'ordinary' products as well as some 'doctor'-brands so far I've been using with great success.
    Save your money - totoally overrated
    I'm glad I never invested in this (I came very cose to impulse buying!) - I worked my way though a deluxe sample and can't say much other than it gave me more little bumps on my skin. Going back to my Dr. Dennis Gross 2 step wipes. Sunday Riley products are a joke.
    amazing
    I love Sunday Riley Good Genes! I use it quite sparingly, maybe two-three times a month, and the difference it makes is noticeable every time. My skin looks and feels fresher, brighter and smoother. Just remember not to use it on hot sunny days as your skin will be much more likely to react to the sun.
    Best product ever
    I use it everyday, it's the best for my skin!
    Love it!
    Best there is.
    I love this product!
    I really love this product. My skin is so much better.
    Love it so far, but...
    First I ordered a mini version because, let’s be honest, it’s quite pricy. I was so flashed by the first night with it. My skin was just glowing, my acne was so much better in a short time. And I still really love it, I buy it over and over again but the only thing I really hate in it is dryness. My skin is oily and I never had anything, that would make it so dry. And I‘ve tried a lot of acid stuff. I will definitely continue to use it and I’m sure, it will show me more results after some months or so. But if you buy it, it will need a super moisturizer.
    Awesome product for brightening your face during sleep!
    Incredible result when you wake up. This is the fifth time I've repurchased.
    No observé mejorías en el rostro. ***I didn't notice improvements in the face.
    Es un producto que puede irritar y dar picazón ,los primeros días lo use poco a poco hasta tolerar el producto,no vi ningún resultado del antes al después.Prefiero invertir ese dinero en un buena crema que contenga retinol porque es un ingrediente que da buenos resultados y funciona muy bien. ***It is a product that can irritate and itch. The first days I used it little by little to tolerate the product, I did not see any result. I prefer to invest that money in a good cream that contains retinol because it is an ingredient that gives good results and it works very well.
    Immediate results
    This is the only product that I’ve used and shows results like the next day. Bought the sample size first but I did not even wait for it to finish and bought the full size. An excellent product!
    An absolute game changer!
    I’ve been using this product for about 3 months now, and it’s fair to say, it’s absolutely incredible. I use this in combination with a variety of other Sunday Riley products in my skin routine, so I can’t say for certain that this is the only factor, however, my skin feels much brighter and skin tone is more even after just one use. Well worth the money! You only need one pump for your whole face, so the 30ml bottle I have is still mainly full, and that’s after 3 months’ worth of use. A must buy!
    Brand new skin
    Everybody talks about SR products, and I thought it only was empty hype... But it's not! I've just finished the travel size (7ml - which lasted me for over a month) and I'm in love. It's a serum with a feather-light texture and one pump is enough for the whole face, but I pump it twice as I also apply it on my neck and decolletè. My skin is now more even and brighter: I had few dark spots and residue of some acne from last year, and they've almost completely faded away... ^_^
    Baby skin
    I’m new to this cult of skin care. First I used the Drunk Elephant TLC; I was happy at the beginning but in the end I didn’t feel any more effects on my skin. I finished and decided to get one of these. And it’s been amazing so far - smaller pores, reducing blemishes, elasticity and my face is soft as a baby skin. Really happy I purchased this product and probably I will do it again!
    Wonderful
    Great results for my skin. Very helpful with pigmentation.
    Expensive, but excellent
    If your budget allows this item and you're having problems similar to mine - go for it, absolutely worth it. Better than any other acid product I tried (Drunk Elephant TLC, Alpha H). I am: 25, acne prone skin with a tendency to scarring and pigmentation. I would NOT use it: - Summer Time - too strong - Mornings - very greasy and horrible under sunscreen - On open/raw areas, like a healing blemish. - It actually helps to heal but hurts. - On a daily basis - waste of product. I would use it: - Occasionally, up to 3 times a week - Over your bare face or after a toner - Start with less than one pump and work your way up Results: even skin tone, minimal blemishes - just the occasional hormonal ones, which have become smaller and quicker to heal, diminishing pigmentation. I'm actually comfortable going around my day without makeup in public, which was a no-go just a year ago.
    Brilliant.
    I use this in the mornings and it brightens and tightens my skin and makes it look glowing all day. Love it.
    Skeptical at first but...
    I use this every other night, you don't need a lot, one half a pump I find is plenty. It doesn't have a SPF so I wouldn't use it during the day, it does make your face tingle slightly but in the morning my skin feels plumper. I'm a 43 year old woman with rosacea and can be prone to some breakouts, since using this my breakouts are very few and far between, but my rosacea hasn't changed. Haven't noticed a difference in my fine lines, but overall my skin is brighter and smoother.
    Best thing since sliced bread!
    There aren’t enough positive words to describe Good Genes. I was given a set at Christmas that contained a small bottle of this and it did wonders on my oily, spot prone skin. I will always keep repurchasing this because it completely changes the look and texture of my skin with use every other night. I don’t put anything under or over the top and just leave it to work it’s magic.
    Effective, but not harsh.
    I was a bit scared to try this out as I have sensitive skin and this tingles a lot for the first few seconds after application. However, it did not cause any negative reaction on my skin. I saw a visible difference in my skin even after a few applications. I have a lot of dry patches normally, these disappear after a few applications. It also reduces the appearance of fine lines. Great product.
    Unimpressed
    This product made no visible difference to my skin apart from dehydrating it. It’s not worth the hype, perhaps I have rhino skin, who knows.
    Not the same
    The new formula does not work the same at all. They’ve changed the type of acid. All this one does is break me out. I’m distraught.. I waited months!
    Brilliant!
    I am ecstatic with this product and what it has done for my skin! I’ve been taking the plunge into purchasing more expensive skincare recently because it’s become something that I want to take more interest in, and Good Genes certainly proved that my decision was worth it. After starting my higher end skincare routine my skin is glowing, it’s a hundred times more hydrated and it DEFINITELY is brighter and smoother. I used to get acne around my chin and the odd pimple on my forehead but since using this my skin is clear and I’m noticing that any scarring is fading away rapidly as my skin gets more even and bright. If you’re trying to love your skin more like I am, I would say absolutely go for it, I know it looks dauntingly expensive but I am so much happier and confident in myself when I see that my skin is clear and radiant and we all deserve to feel that way!
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