Skincare ingredients can be quite overwhelming. Add acids to the mix and the addition seems all the more daunting. We’ve narrowed down the top skincare acid treatments in the market, so that you can pick and choose accordingly
Before you shop for skincare acids, it’s important to read up on what it suitable for your skin type. Sure, you may know the gist of it – for acne, radiance, sun damage – but you can get a quick description of each with this 3-minute read on our Guide to Skincare Acids
With regular use, you will notice an increase in cell turnover, improvement in the appearance of uneven skin tone, wrinkles, pigmentation and scarring. There are several main types of acids that regularly appear in skincare, Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHA’s), which help to smooth the skin, unclog pores and promote skin cell turnover and Beta Hydroxy Acids (BHA’s) alongside Hyaluronic Acid which targets inflammation and acne. It’s always best to consult with a dermatologist, and if you are using just acids, make sure to do so once or twice a week in small doses. Skincare acids can make your skin quite sensitive to the sun, so do make sure you apply SPF after treatments.
Here’s your must-read guide for adding the star ingredients to your skincare routine for a quick and easy way to rejuvenate your complexion.