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Glycolic Acid – The Smallest Alpha Hydroxy Acid!

Written by Dr. Vik Pandit Vik Pandit, PhD, Chemical Engineering (UofT), CEO and co-founder at Phycus Biotechnologies. Phycus is a manufacturer of sustainable ingredients for cosmetic companies. What is Glycolic Acid? Glycolic acid is the smallest alpha hydroxy acid acid. It’s very small size and low pK a is what makes it such a special,…

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A Guide to Face Acids: Which ones you should use based on your skincare concerns?

A Guide to Face Acids: Which ones you should use based on your skincare concerns?   The word acid can be an intimidating one. You might associate the word acid with an abrasive and harmful substance. But, there are good face acids too. When used properly, face acids have a multitude of skin care benefits.…

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Reason’s To Restore Your Skin’s pH Balance

Reason’s To Restore Your Skin’s pH Balance If your skin is dry or oily, it’s highly likely that your skin pH balance is off. This might not be something that you worry or even think about when it comes to your complexion, but experts say that the pH level of the products you put on…