Sunday Riley's lactic acid treatment has racked up some serious anti-aging love.

By Claudia Fisher
April 29, 2018
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Each day brings with it another aging concern. Am I forgetful because I'm older, or have I always been this way? I can't remember; ah, it must be old age!

Perhaps more frequently on our (forgetful) minds than internal aging worries are the marks of time we see when we look in the mirror–the spots and lines that keep us on the hunt for the best anti-aging products.

Were these eye creases always there, or was squinting at my iPhone screen today the straw that broke the young skin's back? The root of the fine lines and fresh wrinkles doesn't really matter, though. You just want to know if there's anything you can do to turn back the clock with things like proper skincare and anti-aging products.

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As someone who reads about beauty products and skincare routines day in and day out, a product with 110,000 customers devoted enough to share their passion on the internet can still catch my eye. Sunday Riley's Good Genes All-In-One Lactic Acid Treatment is an eye-catching product for exactly that reason: 110,000 Sephora customers have given the product a "love," and 84 percent of the 2,000-plus reviews are four and five stars.

Lactic Acid is a popular alpha hydroxy acid–like glycolic acid–in skincare products that exfoliates dead skin cells, smoothing fine lines and fading dark spots over time, while making it easier for moisture to penetrate your skin and further plump fine lines and improve skin texture.

If you're interested in trying Sunday Riley's anti-aging Good Genes ($105-158; Sephora), make sure you're protecting your skin adequately from the sun with broad spectrum sunscreen of at least SPF 30 because AHAs and other common anti-aging ingredients, like retinol, can make your skin more prone to sunburns.