What Are PHAs? The Benefits in Skincare

Discover the benefits of poly hydroxy acids (PHAs), like bio agave acid in skincare, found in Charlotte’s magical NEW! Super Radiance Resurfacing Facial!

Unlock the benefits of poly hydroxy acids, (PHAs), research-powered skincare ingredients found in Charlotte’s magical NEW! acid exfoliator, Super Radiance Resurfacing Facial.

The dual-action resurfacing and radiance-boosting miracle formula exfoliates your complexion for a fresh-looking, spa facialist glow. Create the perfect canvas for makeup and a more youthful, smoother, and even-looking complexion over time!

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What are PHAs?

Poly hydroxy acids (PHAs) work on the skin’s surface, leaving the delicate layers that lie beneath undisturbed. This helps minimise irritation, while still gently exfoliating dead skin cells.

While many resurfacing formulas on the market have only one type of hydroxy acid, Charlotte’s NEW! Super Radiance Resurfacing Facial is formulated with three magic hydroxy acids for a multi-layered resurfacing facial effect! The genius acid exfoliator blend of Glycolic Acid (an AHA), Salicylic Acid (a BHA), and Bio Agave Acids (a source of PHAs) works to refine the look of pores and exfoliates the skin to reveal healthier-looking skin that feels instantly smoother and revitalised.

What Are the Benefits of PHAs in Skincare?

Without effective exfoliation and hydration, the skin can appear rough, textured, dry, and dull. And often, outside of a dermatologist’s clinic, exfoliation formulas can be harsh, drying, rough, and can cause redness and breakouts. Charlotte created this dual-action, smooth, non-abrasive and bead-free formula to provide effective, gentle exfoliation with radiance-boosting results at home!

Reveal fresh, healthy-looking skin with the expertly calibrated blend of acids that work to minimise the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, uneven skin texture, and hyperpigmentation. The supercharged Bio Agave Acid is an extremely gentle source of poly hydroxy acids that is derived from the sap of the Tequilana plant, which works to remove dead skin cells on the surface that can make your skin appear uneven and dull. This gentle, effective exfoliation also allows for nourishing, moisturising ingredients to absorb more effectively into the skin, where they can cocoon the skin in hydration for a glowing, youthful, healthy look and feel.

More Supercharged Skincare Ingredients in Charlotte’s Super Radiance Resurfacing Facial

Learn more about the supercharged skincare ingredients in Charlotte’s Super Radiance Resurfacing Facial…

Glycolic Acid is the smallest AHA (Alpha Hydroxy Acid) molecule, allowing it to instantly penetrate and exfoliate the skin.

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EXFOLACTIVE™ is a natural extract derived from the flowers of the Prickly Pear cactus. It is rich in purified oligosaccharides that act as a trainer for the skin, reducing the appearance of wrinkles and leaving the skin looking more radiant over time.

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Polyglutamic Acid is four times more hydrating than Hyaluronic Acid. It creates an intense hydrating filter effect on the skin to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Learn more about Polyglutamic Acid

Hyaluronic Acid has amazing hydrating, plumping, and moisture-retaining properties that contribute to your skin’s elasticity, allowing it to appear plump and glowy.
Discover more about Hyaluronic Acid

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Resurrection Leaf helps maintain skins moisturization levels.

Avocado Oil is rich in fats and Vitamin E to enhance the skin’s barrier function.

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Glycerin fortifies and strengthens the skin’s precious moisture barrier.

Aloe Vera has cooling abilities that help reduce the appearance of irritation.

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Allantoin works as an emollient to protect the skin from moisture loss for a dewy, plumped look.

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Charlotte Tilbury

Founder, President, Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of Charlotte Tilbury Beauty

With over 30 years experience, Charlotte Tilbury MBE is the world's number 1 makeup artist and British beauty entrepreneur. Charlotte established Charlotte Tilbury Beauty in 2013, which is now a record-breaking beauty brand that has won over 400 awards.