Lactic Acid

Lactic Acid

Lactic acid is an organic acid predominantly produced in muscle cells and red blood cells. It can be synthesised from natural and artificial sources. The topical application of lactic acid products increases cell turnover and helps eliminate accumulated dead skin cells on the epidermis.

Lactic acid for skin lightening is used to fade dark spots and hyperpigmentation. Thus, giving your skin an even texture and complexion. It also lessens visible signs of ageing such as fine lines and wrinkles. Make sure to use a water-based cleanser (cleansing) before using lactic acid face cream.

Benefits of lactic acid

Stimulates cell renewal:

Lactic acid for skin helps in speeding the cell turnover in it. This will shed off the skin’s older cells and replace them with the new ones giving you a brighter and smoother complexion.

Improves visible signs of ageing:

Using lactic acid cream helps in boosting the production of collagen. This will reduce wrinkles, fine lines and other visible symptoms of ageing by keeping the skin firm.

For acne:

Due to its antimicrobial properties, lactic acid for acne- prone skin reduces the bacteria causing acne to grow. This also helps to reduce further acne formation.

Who can use lactic acid?

Lactic acid is one of the mildest forms of acid and is safe to use on oily and sensitive skin. Lactic acid for acne- prone skin can be used directly on pimples and acne to soothe the irritation. It also has moisturising properties that treat dry, parched skin and lips.

Best time to use lactic acid

Lactic acid face cream can be used twice a day in your skin care regimen. You can use this cream after cleansing your skin. Apply 3-4 drops of it on your neck and face. After applying lactic acid, you can follow up with other products like sunscreen in the day.

Frequently Asked Questions About Lactic Acid

Yes, lactic acid products are safe to apply not only on the face but also on the lips, and other body parts. It does not cause irritation and is effective to use as a lip moisturiser.

No, lactic acid creams have multiple uses. Apart from removing dryness, it also eliminates dead skin cells and refreshes the surface of skin. It also fades away the visible signs of ageing.

Kosmoderma Ultra Moisture Blast is useful for dry skin as well as lips. You can use this cream twice a day by applying 3-4 drops on the face, neck and lips.

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