Gluconolactone

Category

Chemical Exfoliant

Ingredient

Gluconolactone

Definition

Category: PHAs

Type: Ingredient

Definition: It is a PHA that derives from Gluconic Acid. Just like other ingredients that are from its family, this exfoliant is safer than AHAs and more tolerated by sensitive skin.

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Benefits

  • Improves skin texture and tone
  • Improves skin’s hydration levels
  • Antioxidant properties

Danger

  • Still considered an exfoliating acid, therefore, one should be careful if they have a compromised skin barrier.

Hint

If you are already using other type of chemical exfoliants it is an excellent product to have in a cleanser as it can be used daily or even better in a moisturiser.

Contraindications

Compromised Skin Barrier

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