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Excellent Benefits of PHAs for Your Skin

If you love chemical exfoliants, it’s time to introduce yourself to the latest trending beauty ingredient PHAs. Keep reading to know more about the amazing benefits of this ingredient and why you should include it in your daily routine.

Excellent Benefits of PHAs for Your Skin

Polyhydroxy acids, aka PHAs, are other chemical exfoliators with multiple benefits to be included in your skincare regime. It removes the dead skin cells, reveals healthy cells, decreases hyperpigmentation, and improves the texture of the skin.  

Excellent Benefits of PHAs for Your Skin

It also hydrates the skin and promotes the barrier system of the skin, which locks the moisture and reduces fine lines and wrinkles. It is great for all skin types, particularly oily and acne-prone skin, as it reduces inflammation and prevents breakouts.  

They are available in cleansers, toners, masks, and moisturizers. To include PHAs, check the presence of any of the following ingredient on the label:

  • Gluconolactone
  • Lactobionic acid
  • Galactose 

Excellent Benefits of PHAs for Your Skin

PHAs are similar to AHA and BHA, and all three have similar functions. However, PHAs are less likely to irritate the skin. PHAs have a larger molecule, so they don’t enter deep into the skin and are less likely to cause any side effects.  

Excellent Benefits of PHAs for Your Skin

Note:

Always consult your pharmacist before trying a new skincare product, and don’t forget to do a patch test before applying it to your face. 

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Dr. Iqra Mubashar
              Dr. Iqra Mubashar

About the Author: Dr. Iqra Mubashar is a registered Pharmacist originally from Pakistan, Lahore. She has earned her pharmacy degree from the University of veterinary and animal sciences, Lahore. She has completed her internship as a trainee from Children hospital, Lahore. She has completed her research work in clinical pharmacy and pharmaceutics. She has worked as a healthcare documentation head in Al-Qasim enterprises, Islamabad. She has specialized in prescription handling, drugs information, literature research, patient counseling and pharmaceutical care plans. Her research work on coronavirus is under publication.

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