No matter if you are just starting your clean beauty journey or you’re a skincare guru, you might have heard of one of the most powerful skincare ingredients responsible for promoting radiant, youthful skin-- Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHA).
Anyone concerned about looking younger should consider incorporating alpha hydroxy acid cleansers and serums into his/her skincare routine.
But what is Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA) and why is it so loved?
Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHA) are water soluble acids produces by fruits or sugars. They are well known for exfoliating the skin. How? They weaken the bonds that keep the dead or dull skin cells together which helps with exfoliation.
At Juice Beauty we use a variety natural, plant-based Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHA) as we are deeply committed to utilizing vegan and organic ingredients that deliver powerful, clinically proven results.
Read below about the Alpha Hydroxy Acids we use, and why we love using them in many of our skincare cleansers and serums.
Top 5 Reasons We Love Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHA)
- They help exfoliate old skin cells
- They help visibly brighten skin
- They help minimize and correct discoloration, dark spots, pigmentation and blemish scars
- They help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
- They help even skin tone
Top 3 Vegan Alpha Hydroxy Acids used in Juice Beauty Skincare
1. Glycolic Acid
We use Glycolic Acid that is naturally derived from sugar cane. Known as one of the most promising alpha hydroxy acids thanks to its compound size and ability to help with the uppermost layers of skin buildup in order to reveal fresher looking. Glycolic acid is also loved for its ability to enhance skin’s look of resilience while softening sun damage appearance.
Looking for a Spa-Grade Peel? Try the GREEN APPLE Peel Exfoliating Mask.
Apply for 10 minutes, your skin will activate and you might get visibly pink or a bit red at first, but then you should reveal a brighter looking complexion. ALWAYS Use a sunscreen during the day if you are exfoliating. SHOP NOW
2. Malic Acid
Malic Acid is naturally derived from green apples and is the powerhouse Alpha Hydroxy Acid ingredient in our bestselling GREEN APPLE Collection. Malic Acid not only exfoliates but it also delivers antioxidant benefits that help visibly brighten skin.
Look for a Serum? Try the GREEN APPLE Age Defy Serum.
Visibly reduces and corrects the appearance of dark spots and discoloration with our age-defying cocktail of alpha hydroxy acids, alpha lipoic acid, CoQ10 & Vitamin C. SHOP NOW
3. Tartaric Acid
We use Tartaric Acid derived naturally from grapes. Known also for its powerful exfoliating properties, what makes tartaric acid unique is that it functions best in helping other AHAs work their magic. Also, tartaric acid has a high molecule weight which makes it the perfect ally for sensitive skin.
Looking for an Instant Facial? Try the Instant Flash Facial.
The PREBIOTIX Instant Flash Facial provides instant action to reveal fresher looking and glowing skin. A facial, exfoliating mask + cleanser all in one. If you have sensitive skin, always do a patch test first and use the PREBIOTIX Instant Flash Facial as a cleanser. If you do not have sensitive skin, try using this product for a minute as a mask and then cleanse it off. This is a great product for the shower! SHOP NOW