Confused about what BHA’s and AHA’s are? Let’s dive into it!

Confused about what BHA’s and AHA’s are? Let’s dive into it!

If you're new in the world of skincare, acronyms like BHA and AHA might sound confusing. But don’t worry, because we're here to shed some light on these powerful ingredients that help us get an amazing glow by exfoliating away dead skin cells.

What is an exfoliant?

Before we dive into the specifics of BHA and AHA, let's take a step back and explore the world of exfoliation. An exfoliant is a skincare product designed to remove dead skin cells from the surface of your skin, revealing a fresh, glowing complexion underneath. Exfoliants often contain exfoliating acids, such as BHAs and AHAs, which work their magic by gently dissolving dead skin cells, making them easier to remove.

So exfoliants use exfoliating acids to work their magic, the most used acids are BHA’s and AHA’s. Let’s dive into what these letters stand for and why you need it in your skincare routine!

What is a BHA?

Let's start with BHA, which stands for Beta Hydroxy Acid. In our latest skincare hero, the BHA/AHA Exfoliant, Salicylic Acid is the star of the show

Salicylic Acid (BHA) is oil-soluble, which means it can penetrate deeply into the pores. It's known for its remarkable ability to exfoliate not only the surface of the skin but also within the pores themselves. This deep exfoliation helps to dissolve excess oil, unclog pores, and slough away dead skin cells.

By effectively penetrating the skin, Salicylic Acid targets various skin concerns. It aids in reducing impurities by clearing blocked pores, helps diminish blackheads and whiteheads, and is particularly beneficial for those with oily or acne-prone skin. Additionally, Salicylic Acid has anti-inflammatory properties, which can help calm redness and swelling associated with impurities or other skin irritations.

In our BHA/AHA Exfoliant, Salicylic Acid plays a key role in offering a thorough and deep exfoliation, helping to achieve clearer, smoother, and more glowing skin, especially for individuals dealing with oily skin, impurities, or clogged pores.

What is an AHA?

AHA stands for Alpha Hydroxy Acid, and our BHA/AHA Exfoliant contains a blend of natural AHAs: Citric Acid, Tartaric Acid, and Lactic Acid.

Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs) are water-soluble acids derived from fruits, milk, or sugar cane. In our formula, these AHAs work together to gently exfoliate the skin's surface.

  • Citric Acid, known for its brightening properties, helps in diminishing dark spots and pigmentation while providing antioxidant benefits.
  • Tartaric Acid acts as a mild exfoliant, helping to remove dead skin cells and promoting a smoother skin texture. It also aids in enhancing the absorption of other beneficial ingredients.
  • Lactic Acid, considered a gentle exfoliant, effectively dissolves dead skin cells, promoting cell turnover and revealing fresher, more youthful skin. It also assists in maintaining the skin's natural moisture barrier.

These natural AHAs work together to gently remove dead skin cells, revealing a brighter and more even complexion. Their exfoliating properties help to improve skin texture, reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and enhance the overall radiance of the skin.

In the Clay And Glow BHA/AHA Exfoliant, this blend of natural AHAs offers a gentle yet effective exfoliation, making it suitable for various skin types, and contributing to a smoother, more vibrant skin appearance.


Let the glow begin!

As we wrap up our talk about BHA and AHA, one thing's clear: exfoliating away dead skin cells is a big deal for your skin's happiness. With our BHA/AHA Exfoliant, you've got the secret to a glowing face, free from dullness and yucky stuff.

Thanks to the deep-cleaning power of Salicylic Acid (BHA) and the gentle scrubbing from our natural AHAs, you're giving your skin some serious love. Say goodbye to rough skin, clogged pores, and boring looks, and say hello to fresher, smoother, and brighter skin.

Whether you're fighting pimples, oily skin, or just want a brighter face, our BHA/AHA Exfoliant is your new best friend in skincare!

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