AHAs (Alpha-Hydroxy Acids) have turn out to be a little bit of a buzzword within the magnificence trade over the previous couple of years.
Also called chemical exfoliants, these components can pack a severe skincare punch.
Sound scarily intense? Earlier than you and your delicate pores and skin run a mile – enable me to clarify.
What are AHA’s?
Typically derived from pure meals produce, AHAs are generally sourced as Glycolic acid (sugar cane), Lactic acid (bitter milk), Malic acid (apples) and Citric acid (extracted by way of citrus fruits).
AHAs work by dissolving lifeless pores and skin cells on the floor of the pores and skin, revealing the intense, wholesome pores and skin beneath and permitting your different merchandise to penetrate deeper.
Sure AHAs are a surprise ingredient for congested pores and skin as they take away pore-blocking lifeless pores and skin cells from its floor, which in flip helps to forestall blemishes and blackheads.
Are AHA’s okay for delicate pores and skin?
Though most AHAs are naturally derived, it’s not a provided that they’re light. In reality, most AHA based mostly merchandise are fairly harsh and might trigger irritation and redness to delicate or reactive pores and skin sorts.
That is the place Pink Pomelo, the AHA utilized in our Copaiba Deep Cleanse AHA Mask, is completely different.
This grapefruit-derived extract is light sufficient for even essentially the most delicate skins, delivering the gentle exfoliation and brightening advantages of an AHA, however with zero irritation.
To maximise the effectivity of this light AHA, we’ve blended its gentle properties with Kaolin and our blemish-busting botanical, Copaiba.
This ingredient dream-team attracts out impurities, while gently exfoliating the pores and skin, delivering noticeably seen outcomes.
Are you an AHA advocate or a beginner? Let me know!