Alternative Acid

New products featuring PHAs spotlight the newest skincare acid

Implications - A number of new skincare products have spotlighted the latest in chemical exfoliants: PHAs. An acid known for its gentler exfoliation and moisturizing benefits, PHAs are also ideal for those with sensitive skin or that boast darker skin tones compared to BHAs and AHAs. This progression speaks to the new direction of skincare super-ingredient products are being designed around, with many focusing on skin types that may not react as well with previously popular ingredients.

Workshop Question - What new ingredient can you explore that serve consumers your current selection may not in order to stay ahead of competitors?
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Transformative Acne Solutions - Glossier's New 'Solution' is a Powerful Liquid Exfoiliator
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Warm 549 Clicks Pub: Mar 12, 18
Transformative Acne Solutions
Glossier's New 'Solution' is a Powerful Liquid Exfoiliator
Those who continue to struggle with problem acne might be able to see some improvement by using the new ‘Solution’ from Glossier, a liquid cleanser that features the active ingredient... [More]
Non-Greasy Sleep Creams - Glamglow's 'Good in Bed' Cream Boasts Passion Fruit as a Key Ingredient
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This Year and Average 212 Clicks Pub: Dec 11, 18
Non-Greasy Sleep Creams
Glamglow's 'Good in Bed' Cream Boasts Passion Fruit as a Key Ingredient
Luxury skincare brand GlamGlow is known for its highly effective face masks, moisturizers and other treatments that are well worth their often steep price tags, and then new ‘Good in Bed’... [More]
Avocado Overnight Masks - Glow Recipe's Overnight Treatment is Made of 74% Antioxidant-Rich Avocado
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This Year and Warm 323 Clicks Pub: Nov 15, 18
Avocado Overnight Masks
Glow Recipe's Overnight Treatment is Made of 74% Antioxidant-Rich Avocado
Following the release of its top-selling and ultra-hydrating Watermelon Glow Sleeping Mask, Glow Recipe is now introducing another K-beauty overnight treatment, this time powered by avocado. The... [More]
Multi-Acid Skincare Serums - GlamGlow's Newest Serum Contains a Blend of Six Skincare Acids
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This Quarter and Warm 261 Clicks Pub: Feb 1, 19
Multi-Acid Skincare Serums
GlamGlow's Newest Serum Contains a Blend of Six Skincare Acids
Currently, some of the most sought-after ingredients in creams, serums and cleansers are skincare acids, some of which are beneficial for mildly exfoliating the skin or deeply hydrating it. While... [More]
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