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March 8, 2021

Lactic acid

Lactic acid is commonly found in various skin products including moisturizers for dry skin, exfoliating moisturizers, acne creams, anti-aging creams, and peels.  Lactic acid (C3H6O3) belongs […]
March 1, 2021

Zinc oxide

Zinc oxide together with titanium dioxide is commonly found as tiny particles in mineral-based sunscreens and other cosmetics. It is perceived as a physical blocker and […]
February 22, 2021

Rumex extract

Rumex extract is derived from plants of the Rumex genuswhich is found in Canadian Prairies. It is known as a very effective inhibitor of tyrosinase, which is […]
February 15, 2021

Glycolic Acid

Glycolic acid is derived from the sugar cane. It belongs to the alpha hydroxy acid class. Glycolic acid has a very small molecular size which enables […]
February 8, 2021

Ascorbic Acid

Ascorbic acid, also known as topical vitamin C, is a commonly used vitamin in skin care products. It is an antioxidant, which works effectively in protecting […]
April 19, 2020

Pro-Retinol

Pro-Retinol is an active ingredient commonly found in anti-wrinkle, acne, and skin lightening products. Retinol is a natural form derived from Vitamin A which is found […]
March 2, 2020

Niacinamide

Niacinamide (also known as nicotinamide) is the water-soluble, active form of Vitamin B3. This active ingredient has been incorporated in many cosmetic and topical agents (e.g. […]
January 28, 2020

Azelaic Acid

Azelaic acid is a natural ingredient that is produced by yeast, Malassezia furfur, that lives on normal and healthy skin. Also, it can be found in […]
January 9, 2020

Hyaluronic Acid.

Hyaluronic acid is a natural component found in the skin’s support tissue: between collagen and elastin fibres. Its main task is to keep skin hydrated.  Generally, due […]