Alpha Hydroxy Acid

Description: Cutin exfoliator, Alpha Hydroxy Acid, natural organic Acid, can accelerate cutin renewal, often used in lotion, cream, shampoo, whitening products, anti-aging products, acne products, etc.

Contains glycolic acid, lactic acid, tartaric acid, malic acid, citric acid, etc. The first generation of alpha-hydroxy acids was effective in acne conditioning and exfoliating, but the second and third generation of alpha-hydroxy acids followed because of its resistance to light, moisture and irritation.

Doesn’t fit as part of their daily routine update cutin metabolism and maintenance, to achieve a slight chamfer, fruit acid concentration to have at least 2%, pH3 ~ 4, in order to improve the rough, pigment precipitates, shallow brown spots, shallow wrinkles and other problems, must use, fruit acid concentration in 6 ~ 10%, intensive use ten days half a month, it can make skin layer at the bottom to update the [1].

For severe skin, the concentration must be above 20%, and the acidity may be as low as below pH2, usually in a single course, and should be performed by a physician [1]. Exfoliate and whiten

[1] 张丽卿,『我就是化妆品化达人』,健行出版社,2007/04/10。

  • Sheds off the outermost layer of skin cells (corneocytes)
  • Induces renewal of a skin cell layer
  • Increases the moisturizing level of the skin which improves the flexibility of the upper skin layer.

Use: Add to aqueous phase of formulas at <104oF (<40oC). Use level: 5-15% depending on skin tolerance. The very low pH of this AHA solution will most likely, when added to your product, lower the pH and could cause emulsion separation. Use at very low concentration only or add pH increasing ingredients such as TEA to stabilize. pH paper roll for measuring the pH is necessary when using TEA. The lowest pH in a cosmetic product allowed in the US is 3.5. A low pH can irritate the skin. For external use only.

Applications: Moisturizing creams, lotions, cream- gels, peeling gels.

Country of Origin: Spain

Raw material source: Grapes (vitis vinifera), lemons (medica limonum), passionfruit (passiflora quadrangularis), & pineapple (ananas sativus)

Manufacture: Blend of several fruit extracts.

Animal Testing: Not animal tested

GMO: GMO free but not certified

Vegan: Does not contain animal-derived components