Lactobionic Acid

Category

Chemical Exfoliant

Ingredient

Lactobionic Acid

Definition

Category: PHAs

Type: Ingredient

Definition: Also known as bionic acid, this ingredient is mostly known for its exfoliating and antioxidant properties. It helps to boost certain skin functions that tend to deteriorate with age.

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Benefits

  • Boosts hydration levels
  • Contains high levels of antioxidants
  • Helps to prepare the skin for the next products in line
  • Helps to restore damaged and inflamed skin.

Danger

  • No danger associated but can be considered a potent ingredient.
  • Since it does also have some antioxidant properties, it is best to not use this after an antioxidant serum and leave it for the night time.

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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