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Niacinamide, also known as vitamin B, has been long know to have excellent effect on skin. What we love about this under radar ingredient is how chemically stable is it, effective and at the same time does not cause any side effect. Niacinamide is here to help with brightening skin, sebum control, minimise pores, improve overall skin texture
Our 2% sodium hyaluronate is a well blend of large and small dalton (20-50 kDa) hyaluronic acid. While the large dalton will sit on the surface to soften your skin, the small dalton will penetrate further in your skin to attract and maintain the moisture level in your skin.
Our D-panthenol is a 5% in concentration to help you calm down irritated skin, improving stratum corneum hydration, reducing transepidermal water loss, maintaining skin softness and elasticity. D-Panthenol is the provitamin of D-panthenoic acid (Vitamin B5), has a proven record in improve skin hydration while aiding the wound healing process by stimulating ephithelization.
Our Lactic Acid is a 12% in concentration to gently exfoliate outer layer of skin. Lactic acid, classified as AHA (alpha-hydroxy acid), is a water soluble acid with molecular weight 90.08g/mol. Relatively bigger in size among the AHAs, Lactic Acid is mild and exfoliate skin by interfering bonding of surface dead skin cells. The dull, rough outer layer of skin cell will came off and promotes cellular renewal by increasing cell turnover rates in epidermis, reveal younger and plumper skin cell.