bi-phase shikimic acid exfoliant

  • Ishtar’s Exfoliants

    For many people, chemical exfoliation is a game-changer in their skincare routines. That said, not all skins require the same level of exfoliation to reap the benefits. Ishtar offers several chemical exfoliants suitable for different skin types in various types of products. If in doubt which of our products would be best suited for your…

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  • Ingredient Highlight – Salicylic Acid

    Salicylic acid is a Beta Hydroxy acid derived from willow bark. It is oil-soluble. The key difference between Alpha Hydroxy acids (like Glycolic, Lactic, and Mandelic) and Beta Hydroxy acid is that while AHAs work on the surface of the skin, Salicylic acid can penetrate the skin at a deeper level, through the lipid layers…

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