Beauty Shoppers Say They "Reversed the Aging Process" With This $20 Cleanser It cleanses and exfoliates simultaneously. By Taylor Lane Taylor Lane Instagram Taylor Lane is a Maryland-based freelance writer who covers all things beauty, fashion, and shopping. She was previously an Ecommerce writer for InStyle. InStyle's editorial guidelines Published on July 30, 2021 @ 07:00PM Pin Share Tweet Email We independently research, test, review, and recommend the best products—learn more about our process. If you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission. Photo: Courtesy There's nothing like cleansing your face after a long day, and the feeling of squeaky-clean skin that comes as a result. Having a staple cleanser in your skincare routine that is soothing, hydrating, and, most importantly, thoroughly washes off all of the makeup and dirt is key. If you haven't found that cleanser yet, give this glycolic acid cleanser a try. The Botanic Tree Glycolic Acid Cleanser contains glycolic acid for gentle exfoliation and cleansing. The exfoliator removes dead skin cells, removes makeup, and clears up any leftover debris that might've clung to your skin from the day. The gentle formula helps to heal existing acne, ward off dullness, and fights against aging skin. It also contains shea butter, an incredibly nourishing moisturizer that naturally diminishes hyperpigmentation. Lastly, the tea tree oil that is present in the formula assists oily skin, and prevents future breakouts and skin irritation. Courtesy Shop now: $20 (Originally $25), amazon.com The main ingredient in the cleanser, though, is glycolic acid. If you're new to the term, "glycolic acid is probably the most recognizable alpha hydroxy acid," Dr. Melanie Palm, a board-certified dermatologist previously explained to InStyle. "It has been demonstrated in decades of published clinical studies and data to help with skin rejuvenation and acne. It helps to speed skin renewal and turnover. It has also been shown to encourage new collagen growth and improve skin texture and fine lines, particularly at higher concentrations." The results from using the cleanser consistently are so good, shoppers say it has "reversed the aging process." One shopper writes, "this stuff is amazing. It took a few weeks of use to get rid of the dead skin and bring out the glow that was hiding underneath! This is a must and will stay in my shower at all times." Shoppers Call This Olivia Palermo-Approved Cleanser the ″Skin Doctor″ "This cleanser saved me from a dermatologist," another Amazon shopper reports. The reviewer says they generally have good skin, minus a few bumps that are due to keratin deposits. "Not only are these unsightly, but they are also very difficult to remove. They can also be uncomfortable. Five of them popped up last week, and I thought the doctor would need to remove them. After the first day using this product, one just went away. After five days, they are all almost completely gone. I haven't experienced any dryness or irritation." The glycolic face wash is suitable for mature skin, too. Another reviewer says, "I'm 67 and this product is for any age. This stuff is amazing. I noticed a difference in my skin tone, clarity, and complexion within a week. After using this for two weeks, I noticed I don't even really need to wear makeup. My skin looks so much brighter and even. LOVE LOVE LOVE this." Using a cleanser that contains exfoliating glycolic acid is essentially the secret to saying goodbye to dull, and blemish-prone skin — and this cleanser is the best way to get brighter, clean, and more radiant skin. And it might just make you look younger, too, yet another bonus. Try the glycolic acid cleanser for yourself while it's on sale at Amazon for $20.