written by Mads Timmermann in the category Exfoliation, Questions

Cleansing product with AHA or BHA

Cleansers may contain exfoliating AHA and BHA, but is it good for the skin? Learn about AHA / BHA cleansers here

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Question: “Cleansing product with AHA or BHA”

Hi Mads,

I’ve signed up somewhere on your site, so please send me a list of the best products.

It’s because you’ve advised me earlier to use cleaning products with AHA or BHA, and now I have a birthday coming up and I wanted to put them on my wish list. But I don’t know which products are the best. I understood that it would be listed in the email I received. Or did I misunderstand?

Besides that, thanks for a great web site :-)

Best regards,

Answer to: “Cleansing product with AHA or BHA”

Dear Connie,

Thanks so much for your question!

Do not choose a cleansing product with AHA or BHA. The exfoliating ingredients will not have enough time to have an exfoliating effect on your skin, so it would be a waste of money and good ingredients. They will just wash right off.

In stead, use a mild cleansing product and then apply a product that will make sure that the AHA /BHA stays on your skin and so will have an exfoliating effect. Here, I can recommend my own Perfect Skin Power Treat, that is created with BHA (2% salicylic acid) and it is applied to your face after cleansing, and so it will work on your skin all day.

Have an amazing day!