If you have been troubled by skin problems such as acne, blackheads, and enlarged pores for a long time, you must be familiar with the term "acid brushing". However, there are many kinds of acids, and which one to choose is also a big issue. So what‘s the best chemical exfoliant for different skin types?
There are many kinds of common acids for maintenance, including shaved A acid, fruit acid, mandelic acid, salicylic acid, and azelaic acid... and each person is suitable for different acids according to their skin type and skin problems they want to improve! (Functions and differences of various acids)
◆ Fruit Acid - dry skin, neutral skin
Fruit acid is water-soluble, with a small molecular weight and stronger permeability. It can penetrate deep into the bottom layer of the skin. It can not only soften cutin, accelerate skin metabolism, improve acne, acne, acne scars or spots, etc., whiten and lighten spots, but also has better Moisturizing ability, so it is suitable for normal or dry skin.
◆ Salicylic acid - oily skin
Salicylic acid is a fat-soluble ingredient, which has good permeability in oil, purifies clogged pores, prevents the growth of acne and acne, and can soften the old dead skin cells on the surface of the skin. It has the effect of sinking and purifying pores, suitable for oily skin and acne-prone skin.
◆ Mandelic Acid - All Skin Types
Mandelic acid is a kind of fruit acid. Its function is similar to that of most fruit acids. It also has the effect of improving keratin metabolism, acne, acne scars, and pigmentation. However, because it is more fat-soluble, it is milder than other fruit acids. Yes, but the depth of action is relatively shallow, and it is suitable for most skin types.
◆ People with sensitive skin are not recommended to use acid.
No matter how low the concentration of acid is, it is still irritating, and the tolerance of sensitive skin is low. It is not suitable to use products that are too irritating, and it is easy to cause more serious irritation and sensitivity. Sensitive skin can use a mild exfoliator, like ANAIRUI Avocado Shea Butter Clay Face Mask for Exfoliation. Vegan and made with natural ingredients, this avocado exfoliating mask contains walnut scrub particles to gently exfoliate the skin.
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