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Today we’ll explain what this famous product contains and the benefits that its application produces.
It’s a chemical exfoliant that contains alpha hydroxy acids known as ‘’AHAs’’ and they are: glycolic, lactic, tartaric and citric acid in 30%. It also contains beta-hydroxy acids which salicylic acid in 2%. These components act as an exfoliant and allows it to reach a deeper layer of the skin. Some benefits are:
- Allows deep cleaning of pores
- Preventing blackheads
- Stimulate collagen production
- Improve the skin barrier
- Removes stains
- Brightens the skin
- Control sebum production.
How to use it?
It’s important that it must be used carefully and responsibly. This product from The Ordinary Company should be used not more than once a week and always used at night.
You should wash your face and dry it completely. Apply just a little of the product on your face. You should leave it for only 10 minutes, then, may feel a tingling but after a few minutes it goes away.
Next, remove with water. Don’t apply ingredients such as vitamin C, retinol or any active ingredient, since now, your skin needs is hydration.
AHA acids make your skin more sensitive to the sun's rays and it's important always use sunscreen, even when at home.