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Acids in skincare

If You Don't Use Acids In Your Skincare, It's Time You Do

Dr. Shireen Singh
Medically Reviewed By:

Dr. Shireen Singh, MBBS.

Written by Our Editorial Team


Is your skin dull and tired all the time, making you feel old day by day? Are wrinkles, pigmentation, open pores, and dullness bothering you? Then it's time to include the skin care heroes called acids in your skincare routine. They heal your skin and bring back that youthful glow. Let's  know more about the Acids in skincare.

When it comes to skincare, Acids are often misunderstood. If we do not focus on the term “acid” and do some research, we will realize that many of them are used in skin care products and are beneficial as they address various skin concerns. Have dull and dry skin? Hyaluronic acid helps in hydrating the skin. Dealing with acne? Salicylic acid fights acne. Seeking perfect-looking skin? Lactic acid improves skin texture. Hate those dark spots on your face? Kojic Acid addresses pigmentation. Want to have that young look forever? Glycolic acid exfoliates for a youthful look. It is essential to choose a product with acid that fulfills your specific needs and skin type.

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Are you scared to use these acids and question their safety? Then, let us inform you that these acids are not only useful but also safe when used correctly. Forget the intimidating word acid. Think of them as skincare rockstars in your products. They are not too strong, just jamming in there, carefully mixed to do a great job without much drama.

Before you try them, know your skin type. Do you know your skin type? Is it oily, dry, or neutral? Also, find out your skin condition: acne, dryness, or anything else. Different acids help with different issues. We know that these products are safe, but it is better to do a patch test before using them to be on the safer side.

What Do These Acids Do For Your Skin?

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Did you know that acids can do wonders to your skin? Let's travel the path of acids and explore their benefits so that you can make a perfect skincare routine for yourself.

  • Salicylic Acid: Giving up on the issue of acne? Salicylic acid helps in fighting acne, unclogging pores, and reducing inflammation. ThriveCo 2% Salicylic Acid Serum is not your skin's fake friend. It is BFF that helps in clearing clogged pores, improving skin texture, fighting acne, and keeping your skin hydrated and radiant. Welcome smoother skin with our 2% Salicylic Acid Serum.

Also Read : What Is Salicylic Acid Serum And How Does It Work?

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  • Hyaluronic Acid: You don't like touching your face because it feels so dry? Use hyaluronic acid to sprinkle water on your skin, providing intense hydration. ThriveCo 10% Vitamin C and Hyaluronic acid serum is not just an ordinary face serum. It is like a mini spa day for your face. Think hydration, elasticity, age-fighting, and fighting the spot, all in one bottle. Ready to have beautiful skin? Let our best face serum do wonders for your skin.

Also Read : Pairing Hyaluronic Acid With Vitamin C Might Just Be The Best Skincare Idea Ever!

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  • Glycolic Acid: Want to remove dead skin cells, and fight hyperpigmentation to be blessed with brighter complexion? Use Glycolic Acid.
  • Lactic Acid: Who does not want perfect skin? Just like others, you do too. To get it, gently exfoliate your skin with Lactic Acid to push away imperfections. It is perfect for sensitive souls who want improved skin tone and texture.
  • Kojic Acid: Use Kojic Acid and say goodbye to dark spots and hyperpigmentation as it leads to melanin production, giving your skin forever glowing radiance.
  • Azelaic Acid: Tired of giant pimples? Azelaic Acid controls acne by reducing inflammation and unclogging pores. It also helps in fading away the post-acne scarring and pigmentation to even out skin tone. You can check out Thriveco Goodbye Acne Kit.

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Enjoy your skincare journey with acids for a perfect radiant glow. Acids are your skin's secret weapon to fight the villains.

Frequently Asked questions 

1. Which acid is the best for skin glow?

Glycolic acid, as it helps in removing dead skin cells, diminishes hyperpigmentation, giving a brighter complexion.

2. Do acids damage your skin?

Acids are great for skin, but remember, do not overuse them as they are still ‘acid’. Signs of overusing: dryness, breakout, irritation, burning, etc.

3. Which acid is good for acne?

Salicylic Acid helps in reducing the factors that lead to acne, like removing dirt and oil from pores. It also fights active acne.

4. Can I use acid on my face every day?

Yes. But make sure you use products that contain acids in small quantities to avoid any severe reactions.


About Doctor :

Dr. Shireen Singh

Dr. Shireen Singh, MBBS, MD Dermatology, is a trusted dermatologist with over 8 years of specialized experience. Passionate about empowering individuals to achieve their hair and skin care goals, she combines cutting-edge technologies with personalized treatment plans tailored to each individual's needs. She's dedicated to helping you achieve vibrant hair and glowing skin. Dr. Shireen loves research and is here to share her expertise for your health and happiness.



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