While the idea of applying an acid to your skin can seem, quite frankly, a bit scary, in reality, an acid is one of the best skincare ingredients you can use. Although they sound scary, AHAs are actually naturally derived ingredients that help your skin look brighter and clearer. A good cleanser will kick-start your regime and ensure your skin is clarified before you follow up with serums, moisturisers, and makeup. This exfoliating blend reveals brighter skin.
Any skincare product that has acid in its name may initially seem intimidating. Glycolic acid, which belongs to the alpha hydroxyl acid AHA family, derives from sugar cane, pineapple or sugar beets. Its botanical properties make it a common ingredient in many skin care products. The ingredient is particularly popular for the face and has recently been a trendy ingredient in many facial washes, cleansers and moisturisers.