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Top 7 acids that do miracles on your skin

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October 17th, 2016

Top 7 acids that do miracles on your skin

Hi beautiful,

Usually, acid is not a friendly word and you might think trouble when you hear it, but there are some good acids that your skin will adore!

You might think I’m crazy but the elixir of eternal youth is in the acids. Why am I saying this? Some of these chemical compounds can make your skin shine in the dark. And that’s exactly what you’re looking for, isn’t it? So, if you want to make the right choice on your skin care products, first you have to identify the good acids in them.

Lactic acid

milk

An organic compound classified as an alpha-hydroxy acid, the lactic acid is a water soluble element and a blessing for sensitive skin. It works as a delicate exfoliating agent and as a stimulator for the skin to produce more collagen. So, if you have that type of skin which can be easily damaged, choose lactic acid based cosmetics...or introduce some doxy acid, the lactic acid is a water soluble element and a blessing for sensitive skin. It works as a delicate exfoliating agent and as a stimulator for the skin to produce more collagen. So, if you have that type of skin which can be easily damaged, choose lactic acid based cosmetics...or introduce some yogurt or milk in your beauty ritual, if it’s easier for you.

Glycolic acid

This colorless, odorless, tiny AHA which can be found in sugarcane is your anti-aging ally. The softest acid of all, which gently exfoliates and smoothes the skin has a long term effect. You’ll totally adore it! Start using it as soon as you can and you’ll be forever young.

Salicylic acid

In other words... aspirin. Yes, you already know that it can easily treat your acne, acting like an exfoliating agent not only at the surface of your skin but also on your clogged pores. Once you discover it, it becomes a keeper.

Hyaluronic acid

Your long term moisturizer, this acid is the dry skin favorite. Usually, dry skin is easily overwhelmed by the sun and by any aggressive factor and the aging signs will soon show up with no warning. That’s the reason why you should use more hyaluronic acid-based skin care products, with a high moisturizing effect on dry skin.

Ferulic acid

With a high impact on your anti-aging regimen, this antioxidant element extracted from orange and apple seeds fights with all the free radicals and protects your skin. And mixed with E or C vitamins it becomes even more powerful, providing you a glowing complexion. Don’t you love it?

Ascorbic acid

vitaminC

The popular C vitamin has a whitening effect on skin (which is so in fashion, by the way…), increases the collagen production and diminishes dark spots aspect. It does miracles when it is used in high concentrated serums.

Retinoic acid

A metabolite of A vitamin, this acid fights with acne and aging, making wrinkles fade away and removing any irritation from your skin. If you want to look a few years younger than you actually are, use crèmes and serums which have retinoic acid in their composition…and stay young and free!

With love,

Adele