10 Best AHA Exfoliation Products (2009)

Please read Exfoliation – AHA and BHA for information on why you need exfoliation, what are AHA and BHA, how to use AHA and BHA, side effects of AHA and BHA, and what to do if you cannot tolerate AHA. You can also find the effective pH range at different AHA concentrations in Most Effective AHA Concentrations and pH.

(img: Alpha Hydrox)Alpha Hydrox has several affordable and good AHA exfoliation products.

(img: DDF)DDF Glycolic 10% Exfoliating Moisturizer contains 10% glycolic acid with pH 3.6. Fragrance free. For normal to dry skin.

(img: DHC)DHC Renewing AHA Cream contains 10% lactic acid with pH 3.8. It also contains olive oil. Fragrance free. For normal to dry skin.

(img: Murad)Murad APS Night Reform Treatment contains 10% glycolic acid with pH 3.5. It also has several antioxidants and anti-irritants. Fragrance free. For all skin types.

(img: Murad)Murad Intensive Wrinkle Reducer For Eyes contains about 5% glycolic acid with pH 4. Generally, I do not recommend AHA products with this low percentage of glycolic acid with such a high pH but this milder version is more suitable for delicate eye areas. It also has several antioxidants and is fragrance free.

(img: Obagi)OBAGI NU-DERM Exfoderm Forte, AM is a simple AHA exfoliation product containing 6% glycolic acid and 4% lactic acid with pH about 3.2 – 3.5. Fragrance free. For normal to dry skin not prone to blemishes.

(img: Peter Thomas Roth)Peter Thomas Roth Glycolic Acid 10% Hydrating Gel contains 10% glycolic acid with pH 3.6. It also has aloe, vitamin E, retinyl palmitate, and vitamin C. Fragrance free. For all skin types.

(img: Peter Thomas Roth)Peter Thomas Roth Glycolic Acid 10% Moisturizer contains 10% glycolic acid with pH 3.8. It also has aloe, vitamin E, and retinyl palmitate. Fragrance free. For normal to dry skin.

(img: Philosophy)Philosophy the Afterglow Oil-Free Smoothing Gel has a very simple formula with pH 3.5. The percentage of lactic acid is unknown but I still recommend it because lactic acid is right after water on the ingredient list. Fragrance free. For all skin types.

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