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Acer Saccharum Extract

Also-called-like-this: Sugar Maple Extract

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The extract coming from the Sugar Maple tree, the one whose leaf is on the Canadian flag and gives us maple syrup.

The main reason it is used in skin care is that it contains natural AHA acids, namely Malic and Tartaric, and hence why it supposedly helps slough off dead skin cells in combination with other acid-containing fruit extracts as part of the trade name ACB Fruit Mix. The manufacturer claims that both malic and tartaric increase elasticity in the skin, but from our research, the only confirmed uses of these acids are as pH adjusters, especially in the tiny amounts they can be found in the Fruit Mix (less than 1%).  

Products with Acer Saccharum Extract

PLUM Green Tea Skin Clarifying Serum Douglas Nutri Focus Intense Nutrition Cream Ebanel Skincare Dr Brightening Ultra-Potent Facial Serum Good (Skin) Days Prime Time Cleansing Toner Nacomi Glow Serum Nacomi Glow Toner Neal's Yard Remedies Nurturing Rose Conditioner Neal's Yard Remedies Palmarosa Purifying Facial Mask Neal's Yard Remedies Rose Formula Antioxidant Facial Mask Om Organics Charcoal + Matcha Detoxifying Masque Ahava Facial Renewal Peel Dr Natasha Cook Concentrated Clarifier Serum Earth Science Fruit Actives Perfecting Lotion Leaders Amino Lifting Mask Leaders Insolution Mediu Amino Pore-Tight Mask Leaders Insolution Aloe Soothing Skin Renewal Mask Leaders Mediu Amino Moisture Mask Leaders Mediu Mediu Amino Ac-free Mask Mira Dror Dinamic 2 Fases Otto skin goods The Multitasker Night Serum RejuvAus [s6] Clarifying Serum Oily Skin & Pores Rx 2.5 SkinCeuticals Renew Overnight Oily-Combination Vivier AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cream Leaders Teatree Relaxing Renewal Mask Leaders Cosmetics Wrinkle Off Mask Rationale #5 The Serum Seoulista Beauty Brightening Instant Facial Skin Perfection Moisturizing Toner Standard Beauty Pigmentstion Buster Mask TAHNYC Natural AHAs Serum Water Thrive Causemetics Toner iS Clinical Youth Complex minimalist Exfoliating Body Cream tgin Moisture Rich Sulfate Free Shampoo Ahava Time To Clear Mineral Toning Water Ariadne Athens Skin Reveal B.soft Multi Acid Retexturising Pads COS-IQ Abp-11% Gentle Exfoliating Peeling Solution Calli Essentials Hydrating Gel Cream Charmed Botanical Studio Midnight Dew 10% AHA Serum FRWRD Skincare Organic Mushroom Super Serum Garnier Skin Naturals Gentle Soothing Face Wash LACURA Daily Cleansing Pads Leaders Labotica Honey Skin Soft Mask Leaders Insolution Labotica Rice Skin Soft Mask Magister AHA Deep Cleansing Face Mask Pravi Glowing Gel Mask Retrouvé Skin Brilliance Priming Pads Seoulista Beauty Charcoal Detox Instant Facial Shangpree Gold Black Hydrogel Eye Mask