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The ins and outs of Neostrata's products with glycolic acid

If you have asked yourself more than once what is glycolic acid, or read that the product contains AHAs and had no idea what they were going on about… then you need to carry on reading. Here is all the information that you need regarding alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs): what they are, what they are used for and our recommendations that you should follow. At last, we have the ultimate guide to know everything about AHAs.

 

What are the alpha hydroxy acids used in Neostrata's products?

 

AHAs are a group of acids found in 1974 by scientists at Temple University (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), who were looking for a way to cure skin irritation. Instead of finding the answer to that, they stumbled upon a very efficient way to exfoliate skin gently, without damaging the epidermis.

 

Anti-wrinkle special…

 

Neostrata High Potency R SerumGel : anti-wrinkle, softening and reaffirming (25 AHA). For all skin types.

 

Neostrata Resurface Antiaging Cream Plus : anti-fatigue, hydrating and extra radiance (8 AHA). Ideal for first time wrinkles, for all skin types.

 

The AHAs group is called alpha hydroxy acids, a compound family that englobes glycolic and lactic acid. It is a group of acids that are found naturally in fruits and compounds.

 

Important! The products packaging will tell you the percentage of AHA that it has. For example, 8 AHA, 15 AHA, 25 AHA, etc.

 

Depending on their origin, there are different types of alpha hydroxy acids:

 

- Glycolic acid (sugar cane)

 

- Lactic acid (milk)

 

- Citric acid (lemon, orange)

 

- Malic acid (apple)

 

Benefits of products that contain AHAs

 

AHAs can help you to gain a softer, smoother and more radiant skin. You just need to find that product that you (and only you) needs.

 

What do the Neostrata products with AHAs give you?

 

- An increase of skin's natural exfoliant.

 

- They soften skin, making it soft and smooth.

-  Unblock and cleanse skin pores.

- They can also be used as a moisturizer to hydrate skin.

 

- An increase of collagen and the natural production of skin's elastin.

 

- They help to regenerate skin after sun exposure.

 

Oily and/or acneic skin specials…

 Neostrata Gel Plus Salicylic : anti stains, it eliminates excess sebaceous segregation on oily and/or acneic skin types (15 AHA).

 Neostrata Refine Oily Skin Solution Exfoliant Tonic: it mattifies skin, leaving it shine free and it also has an antibacterial effect.

 

 

 

To bear in mind: contraindications

 

In spite of the fact that, as we have seen, products that contain AHAs give skin numerous benefits, we should also be aware of some contraindications that are as follows.

 

- These products should not be combined with products that have retinol or retinoids.

 

- Use sunscreen daily, because skin will be more sensitive.

 

- Products must be thrown out 6 months after being opened, seeing as the contents deteriorates.

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