PHAs: everything you need to know about these gentle exfoliators


PHAs are gentler than AHAs and BHAs, making them suitable for those with sensitive skin, as Dr Charlene DeHaven, Clinical Director at iS Clinical, explains

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Gaining momentum within the skin care industry, polyhydroxy acids, also known as PHAs, are a type of chemical exfoliant that are used in professional grade and over-the-counter skin care products.

PHAs are much gentler than their AHA and BHA cousins, and larger in molecular size.

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