PHA Booster - SKNEDIT

PHA Booster

Regular price $42.00
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Algovital’s Be Smooth PHA Booster is a gentle exfoliating serum that contains polyhydroxy acid (PHA), a gentle chemical exfoliant. It works by exfoliating and removing dead skin cells at a more gentle and slower pace than AHAs or BHAs, making it a great alternative for those sensitive to AHA and BHA exfoliants. It causes less irritation on the skin and helps to provide moisturizing benefits. This booster also contains Papaya Extract, which is rich in vitamins A, B, C, and carotenoids, helping to provide nutrients to make the skin moist and energized.

Size: 30 ml / 1.18 fl. oz.
SUITABLE FOR +
All skin types.

HOW TO USE +
Suitable for morning or night use
1. After cleansing and toning, dispense 1-2 pumps of this serum on your hand and spread it evenly onto your face.
2. Seal it in with a moisturizer of your choice.
3. If using it in the morning, remember to top it off with your favorite sunscreen!

WHY WE LIKE IT +
PHA is a great alternative to AHAs and BHAs, the two big chemical exfoliants, for those with sensitive skin. PHA’s molecules are greater in size compared to the two, helping to exfoliate the skin more gently and with less irritation. The Papaya Extract in this product also helps to further keep the skin hydrated and energized, making it a great combination for those who wish to hydrate and gently exfoliate their skin at the same time, using a lightweight formula! 

INGREDIENTS +
1. Gluconolactone (0.2%) - A type of polyhydroxy acid (aka PHA) that helps to gently exfoliate the skin. It holds antioxidant properties and doesn’t cause the skin to be more sensitive to the sun. It not only helps to lift dead skin cells from the surface, but it also helps to moisturize and repair the skin barrier.

2. Carica Papaya Fruit Extract - Often used for the treatment of cuts, rashes, and burns. It holds antibacterial properties and is an effective and non-irritating exfoliant. Papain, an enzyme in Papaya, helps to remove exfoliate and remove impurities and dead skin cells. It can also help to fade scars and soothe sun damage.
3. Glycerin A humectant that helps to strengthen the skin's natural barrier and to increase penetration of other ingredients into the skin.

Full Ingredients. Carica Papaya Fruit Extract, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, 1,2-Hexanediol, Ammonium Acryloyldimethylaurate/VP Copolymer, Gluconolactone (0.2%).


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