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The K-beauty approved anti-oxidant rich form of Vitamin B3 is considered as ACNE reducing powerhouse has sprung up over the years in the beauty industry. The multi- dimensional benefits of Niacinamide includes balancing sebum production, visibly refines pores & considered as ELIXIR for GLOW recipe. This form of vitamin B is water soluble which makes it an essential ingredient for replenishment as your body can not store it. It has similar but advance effects like Retinol for your daily skincare and works magically and nourish your skin while strengthening skin’s barrier. It fortifies from the GET GO without sensitivity or irritation & its rich anti-oxidant property limits free radical damage. Clinical study shows the potential effects on reverse and prevention of the various signs of skin-aging, provides radiant bright-looking skin, smooth skin texture, calm inflammation & redness, reduce hyperpigmentation, boosts hydration & support the skin barrier resulting into spotless skin. Research shows this holy-grail ingredient can effectively promote ceramide production inside skin layer, which is crucial for a healthy lipid barrier and prevention of trans-epidermal water loss, making it a beneficial ingredient for oily-sensitive skin.


  1. Anti-aging
  2. Reduce melanin production
  3. Minimizes pores
  4. Cures Acne & clam inflammation/redness
  5. Moisturize
  6. Regulate sebum production
  7. Repair and protects skin’s lipid barrier
  8. Reduces trans-epidermal water loss
  9. Limits free radical damage
  10. Nourish & Neutralize skin texture

 AHAs- Alpha Hydroxy Acids/ BHAs- Beta Hydroxy Acids/ PHAs(Poly Hydroxy acid):

Meet the two GAME-Changing ingredients popularly known as exfoliate duos in recent viral k-beauty skincare regimen. The said two ingredients serves similar yet targeted purposes for your skin concerns. AHAs (Alpha Hydroxy Acids), best known as water soluble acids, commonly extracted from sugary fruits. It works outstanding to peel away the dead surface of the skin by mellowing it down and gradually dissolving it vanishing blemishes and acne marks regenerating more evenly pigmented skin to reveal a more radiant complexion. For mature skin types it works wonder a vital catalyst in speeding up the natural skin rejuvenation process. Thus, it helps in transforming the youth less, dry and dull skin into youthful for long.


  1. Smoothens the uneven skin texture
  2. Hydrates from within
  3. Works as a skin moisturizer
  4. Open the clogged pores and deep cleanse
  5. Fights acne
  1. Rejuvenates Skin
  2. Leaves radiant complexion glow
  3. Vanish blemishes and acne scars
  4. Even out the skin tone
  5. Naturally boosts cell regeneration

 BHAs (Beta Hydroxy Acids), in contrast, an oil-soluble acids, are best known for acne prone skincare which penetrates further in deep layers of the skin to control sebum secretion and oil foliation. The additional anti-inflammatory characteristic makes it a great tranquillizer for the red or irritated skin. Together AHA & BHAs provide a wide array of skincare benefits with added advantage of enhancing the skin’s texture and complexion correction.


  1. Mellows down the Skin
  2. Fights Acne
  3. Dissolves Sebum
  4. Anti-Inflammatory
  5. Deep cleansing
  6. Controls oil-secretion
  7. Reduce redness/skin irritation

 PHAs (Poly hydroxy acids) are one of the latest trendy beauty ingredients touted to banish fine lines. Studies revealed that PHAs are well known for hydration & it boost cell regeneration process. Aging has multiple effects on your skin: The epidermis (i.e., the skin’s outermost layer) thickens. The skin holds in less moisture and contains less collagen. Sun exposure further damages cellular DNA. Together, these factors increase the appearance of wrinkles. PHAs are a chemical exfoliant. Exfoliation helps to slough away dead, dull-looking cells, reveal healthy cells, reduce hyperpigmentation, and improve skin texture. PHAs potentially facilitate the penetration of other active ingredients applied to treated skin. PHAs have antioxidant properties that help undo and prevent UV and pollution-induced free radical damage to collagen and skin cells. Although the exfoliation would be slow at least it will suit your skin type. Further, it has strong antioxidant properties, making it a must grab for people with mature skin type.


  1. Gentle to the skin
  2. Antioxidant properties
  3. Cell Renewal
  4. Collagen Production
  5. Soothes the texture of the skin
  6. Works best for treated skin

ARE PHAs BETTER THAN AHAs & BHAs in skin care?

  • PHAs are a type of hydroxy (or fruit) acid. Other hydroxy acids include alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) and beta hydroxy acids (BHAs). All three are added to skin care products to help reverse sun damage, reduce the appearance of wrinkles, and make skin more elastic, toned, and hydrated. However, PHAs may be less likely to irritate sensitive skin.
  • AHAs, including glycolic acid and lactic acid, are frequently added to skin care products to treat acne, scars, dark spots, dryness, and wrinkles. (Glycolic acid has the smallest particle size of all hydroxy acids, so it’s the best exfoliant.
  • BHAs, such as salicylic acid, are anti-inflammatory. They’re often recommended for oily or acne-prone skin.

**The said ingredients aren’t for everyone.

AHAs are known to cause swelling and burning, and may make your skin more sensitive to the sun. While BHAs may be slightly less irritating than AHAs, the FDA (Food & Drug Administration) warns they still make skin more sun sensitive.

Although AHAs and BHAs are fantastic and have many benefits for the skin, they can definitely be harsh and cause some irritation. Some research suggests PHAs are almost as effective as the other hydroxy acids and less likely to irritate your skin. That means you’ll probably tolerate them better if your skin is extra sensitive, or if you have conditions like rosacea or eczema. PHAs can serve best amongst because it acclimates the skin to exfoliation with little risk of irritation.

For example, a study (paid for by a cosmetic company) compared gluconolactone-containing PHAs to glycolic acid-containing AHAs over 12 weeks. Researchers found that both ingredients had anti-aging benefits, but that PHAs were less irritating. PHAs have a larger molecular structure than AHAs and BHAs, which means they take longer to penetrate and won’t penetrate as deeply. PHAs may be associated with less post-treatment sun sensitivity and risk of sunburn and sun damage. Another 2004 study found that the PHA (gluconolactone) prevented some UV damage in mouse skin cells. The same researchers also tested PHAs on people. They found the ingredient didn’t increase risk of sunburn, suggesting it may be a better option than AHA or BHA for people with sensitive skin.


PHAs are found in cleansers, toners, pads, masks, and even moisturizers, but PHA pads are preferable. It gives you the correct dosage in a clean, sterile delivery system, though serum or creams give maximum results. Remember PHAs need time in contact with the skin for you to see their beneficial effects.

No matter which product you choose, follow these tips.

  1. Pair with a barrier builder : To strengthen the skin barrier it has been suggested to look for a PHA product that contains:
  • ceramides
  • hyaluronic acid
  • glycerin
  • peptides

Because PHAs are an acid, they shouldn’t be combined with pH-sensitive ingredients. This includes vitamin C, which is a very unstable molecule. Instead, apply vitamin C serum in the morning and your PHA exfoliant at night. And as long as it doesn’t bother your skin, some research suggests retinyl acetate (vitamin A) may enhance the effects of PHA. Just don’t apply products containing these ingredients at the same time to avoid irritating your skin. For extra-sensitive skin, you may also want to try alternating between PHA and retinoids every day.

Most Popular Chemical Exfoliates:




Glycolic acid, Lactic Acid, Malic Acid.

Salicylic Acid

Gluconolactone, Lactobionic acid, Galactose


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