AHA Vs BHA: Everything you need to know about Chemical Exfoliants | Beck Wynta

Today is all about chemical exfoliants specifically Lactic acid, Glycolic acid and Salicylic acid. If you want to know what these chemical exfoliants do, who they are for and what results to expect just keep watching! Plus I go through some of my favourite chemical exfoliants xo


Time Stamps:
Exfoliation..What Why & How 1:20
AHA’s 2:37
Who will most benefit from Lactic Acid 3:34
Glycolic Acid 4:46
BHA’s 6:49
pH & pKa of Chemical Exfoliants 7:28
Cautions when using Chemical Exfoliants 8:22
My Favourite Chemical Exfoliants 9:19

Products Mentioned:
Pixi Glow Tonic:
AU- https://www.sephora.com.au/products/pixi-glow-tonic/v/100-ml-travel-size
US- http://go.magik.ly/ml/62mo/
UK 250ml- http://go.magik.ly/ml/62mp/

Sunday Riley Good Genes:
AU- http://www.mecca.com.au/sunday-riley/good-genes-all-in-one-lactic-acid-treatment/I-015823.html
UK- http://go.magik.ly/ml/62mq/
US- http://go.magik.ly/ml/62mr/

The Ordinary Lactic Acid 10% + HA 2%:
The Ordinary website- http://go.magik.ly/ml/62mv/
Beautylish- http://go.magik.ly/ml/5tl5/

First Aid Beauty Facial Radiance Pads:
AU- https://www.sephora.com.au/products/first-aid-beauty-facial-radiance-pads/v/60
US- http://go.magik.ly/ml/62ms/ Promo Code: MAGICLINKS350 for $3.50 off $15+ spend

Paula’s Choice BHA 2% Liquid:
AU- http://go.magik.ly/ml/62mt/
US- http://go.magik.ly/ml/5un3/

Nip + Fab Glycolic Fix Night Pads:
AU- https://www.priceline.com.au/nip-fab-glycolic-fix-night-pads-extreme-60-pack
UK boots intl- http://go.magik.ly/ml/62mu/

Peter Thomas Roth Unwrinkle Peel Pads:
AU- http://www.mecca.com.au/peter-thomas-roth/un-wrinkle-peel-pads/I-010602.html
UK- http://go.magik.ly/ml/5un7/
US- http://go.magik.ly/ml/5un9/

The Ordinary AHA 30% + BHA 2%:
The Ordinary website- http://theordinary.com/product/rdn-aha-30pct-bha-2pct-peeling-solution-30ml
Beautylish- http://go.magik.ly/ml/5wih/

-Other Relevant Chemical Exfoliant Videos From Other Youtubers-
Stephanie Nicole: https://youtu.be/_qsQ-WcmMzs
Chris Pond: https://youtu.be/lR6rl8jGG2s
DermTV: https://youtu.be/zEBWUe0YJ8c
Kaya Empire : https://youtu.be/afjxLGKeMLk
Paula’s Choice: https://youtu.be/zfmhDmuaB1c

Lab Muffin All About Why the pH of AHA’s & BHA’s Matters: http://www.labmuffin.com/fact-check-friday-why-does-ph-matter-for-ahas-and-bhas/

Lab Muffin Free Acid Calculator for Exfoliants: http://www.labmuffin.com/free-acid-calculator-for-exfoliants-at-specific-ph-levels/
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Please remember these are only my opinions and by no means do I guarantee the suitability of any of the products discussed in this video for anyone besides myself. This video should not be relied upon for advice of a medical nature and I advise you to seek the appropriate assistance for any concerns 🙂

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Jess Rose says:

I really enjoyed this video! So informative! I really had no clue about exfoliants before and now I know the perfect one to get. ☺️ Thank you Beck! xx

emma wallin says:

Love this video, very informative! I love the glycolic acid cleanser from Mario Badescu, but I’m going to order the AHA + BHA from The Ordinary right now, can’t wait to try it 😀

starsandonyx says:

Loved the video! It was really informative, especially for me who never tried any chemical exfoliants ✨ I’ve only been using diluted apple cider vinegar, but for me, a oily girl, it doesn’t help with blackheads and acne scars..

Dhona Skye says:

Hey hun great explanation for the differences between the two and love the recommendations I’ve tried to Pixi glow tonic and I really do like that take care hun we’ll talk to you soon

PrettyPrincess Lisa says:

Awesome video THUMBS UP hve a great day!

KathysBeautyCareChats says:

This was so good!!! I justttt started good genes and love it!!! It’s been a little bit of a journey but I think it’ll be so worth it!! Xo!

Kenzie Clark says:

I’m really getting into oils and chemical exfoliants right now and your videos have been SO helpful! Glad I found your channel! =]

Lori Sparkles 2014 says:

Excellent video, as always Have a great night xo

Nichole Fischer says:

Ohhh great to about BHA’s! My Adam gets ingrown hairs when he shaves! How cool that you shared other YTs with similar helpful content!

trinisdj says:

Excellent detail and easy to understand.

Jess Jess says:

I love in informative videos. This is my first time watching you !

Cecilia Hesse says:

Hello Becky, with the ordinary 10% lactic Acid do you wipe with water after use or leave it on your skin like a serum? I

cherylcro1 says:

you are so well informed…great video

Tyler Huntley says:

-This month I weeded out cleansers all together, just been using warm water and at night TO Lactic Acid 5% before the water wash and two Niod flavanone masks a week. My skin actually likes me now and has never felt cleaner!

-I have sensitive skin but really want to try The Ordinary’s Peel (just on my nose), I think it’s all about how reactive your skin is to the Tasmanian Pepperberry’s calming effect. That’s why the results are so different, no matter people’s skin type.

– Benton’s Aloe BHA .5% Toner is LIFE, you can do 4 layers of it after a face mask and it absorbs so well. I use it twice a day except when using Vit C (it has niacinamide in it) Put nearly all Benton products into the cosdna.com ingredients checker, INCREDIBLE company. And super cheap.

Ps some of those pads look intriguing, but pads and a beard gets a bit messy haha.

Gondor Theodora says:

Great video about cosmetic acids! I’m just wondering if you had tried The ordinary 7% glycolic toner, I heard it’s similar to the pixi one.

Kimberly Shaw says:

Such an amazing video Beck! You did such a good job!

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