Exfoliation Myths: 5 Things About AHAs & BHAs You Need To Stop Believing

AHAs and BHAs are some of the most potent and gentlest exfoliating ingredients that slough off dead skin cells to reveal more radiant and younger-looking skin. With regular use, they can help speed up the skin renewal process and take it to the same levels before environmental factors and age began to take a toll on your skin. They can gently and effectively exfoliate your skin while nourishing and transforming it in a way no scrub or brush can.

Facial scrubs, on the other hand, can be abrasive and harsh. They can damage your skin in the long run by causing small invisible tears in it. Even the most expensive scrubs cannot deliver the same results as high-quality products formulated with AHAs and BHAs such as Deep Facial foaming cleanser and AHA & BHA Daily Clean Toner

Myth # 1: Scrubs are not bad because they don’t irritate or damage your skin immediately.

Fact: Most people have this misconception that their skin is fine unless there are visible signs of damage. The truth is that most scrubs are bad for your skin. They tend to scratch the surface, leave tiny tears that over time can make your aging signs even more prominent than before. 

Myth # 2: If the skin isn’t dry or dull, there’s no need to exfoliate.

Fact: In reality, dead skin cells are not visible for most of us. However, once you get rid of them, you’ll see a noticeable difference in the appearance of your skin. You’ll get the freshest, most radiant complexion instantly. So, even if you’re happy with your skin, try exfoliating it. Trust us; you’ll be amazed by the results when you get smooth, radiant, and more hydrated skin right away. Using high-quality exfoliating cleansers like Deep Facial foaming cleanser from Zali can also help reduce fine lines, wrinkles as well as sun damage.

Myth # 3: Only a certain type of AHA or BHA will work for you

Fact: The truth is that both AHAs and BHAs are beneficial for all skin types provided you choose trusted products like Zali’s cleansers and toners. They can help smooth lines, even out your skin tone, reduce the appearance of wrinkles and restore your skin’s original health and beauty. When it comes to skincare, there might be slight differences between the AHAs and BHAs. For instance, AHAs are backed by more extensive research for their hydrating properties and their ability to reduce the signs of sun damage.  

Myth # 4: You’ll get better results by combining both AHAs and BHAs.

Fact: While both AHAs and BHAs are beneficial for your skin, using any one of them will also work wonders for your skin. If you want to include both in your skincare routine, choose trusted products like Zali’s cleansers and toners that are also infused with soothing and calming ingredients like Kalanchoe extract.

Myth # 5: Acid means harsh harmful chemicals.

Fact: The truth is that the surface of our skin is naturally acid so most AHAs and BHAs are more compatible and safer than other ingredients. Well formulated products like Deep Facial foaming cleanser and AHA & BHA Daily Clean toner work gently and effectively for all skin types. They are infused with soothing ingredients so you don’t have to worry about any redness or irritation. However, always make sure to choose products that are free from alcohol or artificial fragrances. Zali’s meticulously crafted skincare products always avoid these harmful ingredients.

 We hope that this brief guide on exfoliation myths can help you make the most of your exfoliation products. Quality products formulated with AHAs, BHAs, and natural ingredients like Kalanchoe extract can help you get smoother and more radiant skin naturally. Be sure to check our range of skincare products here

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