Lactic Acid

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Lactic acid is an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA). It helps slough away dead skin cells on the surface to reveal improved skin texture and appearance. In some formulas it’s used to balance acidity to an uptimal pH. It’s produced by the fermentation of a cultured bacteria via biotechnology. Being a natural moisturising factor (NMF), lactic acid also supports function of the skin barrier and increases skin hydration. It’s a great AHA option for most sensitive skin.⠀⠀

About NMF: Our skin naturally produces a chemical barrier to environmental threats and moisture loss called the NMF. Our outer skin layer is around 20-30% NMF, which is a mix of powerful humectants. about 12% of those humectants is lactate (i.e. lactic acid + sodium lactate).

 

Products with Lactic Acid

  • C-Shield

    A$58.00A$118.00
    30ml10ml
    refining antioxidant serum: refine + protect

    A featherweight all-in-one serum to intensely brighten, hydrate, and smooth the look of skin without irritation. A proprietary antioxidant complex protects from oxidative stress, unique actives softly refine skin’s appearance, and barrier support ensures resilience and vitality.

  • Ctrl Z

    A$58.00A$195.00
    50ml10ml
    multi-corrective overnight facial: resurface + renew

    An advanced resurfacing treatment to dynamically recondition skin’s appearance. An intelligent blend of direct acid, enzyme, and non-acid exfoliants soften visible blemishes, hyperpigmented spots, pores, and texture. Novel actives add supple volume, boost luminosity, and support a resilient microbiome for facial-like results overnight.

 

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