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Phytic Acid

What-it-does: chelating


Though its name says acid, it's not really an exfoliant. It's a plant extract with some antioxidant properties. Its main thing in cosmetic products is to neutralize the metal ions in the formula (that usually get into there from water) that would otherwise cause some not so nice changes.  It's a natural alternative to sometimes bad-mouthed chelating agents, EDTAs.

Products with Phytic Acid

Moon Juice Beauty Shroom Exfoliating Acid Potion PCA Skin Nu-Derm Exfoderm Peter Thomas Roth Peptide 21 Amino Acid Exfoliating Peel Pads Lixir Night Switch Pha/Aha 10% Urban Skin Rx Clear & Even Tone Clarifying Glycolic Pads BeautyRx Skincare Advanced Exfoliating Therapy Pads Derma E Vitamin C Micellar Cleansing Water Dermaceutic Light Ceutic Garden of Wisdom Pha Plus Serum Garden of Wisdom Pha Plus Serum Kate Somerville Liquid Exfolikate BeautyRX Essential 8% Exfoliating Serum Image Vital C Hydrating Enzyme Masque Kinky Curly Come Clean Shampoo Mesoestetic Melanogel Antispot Cream Dermalogica Age Bright Clearing Serum Mesoestetic Dermamelan Masque OLEHENRIKSEN Glow2Oh Dark Spot Toner Superdrug Deep Action Bha, Aha, Pha & Lactic Acid Skin Brightening Solution Tarte Knockout Tingling Treatment Tarte Youth Or Dare™ Multi-Acid & C Serum Zelens Z Lumious Brightening Serum Biologique Recherche Lotion P50 Pigm 400 Biologique Recherche Lotion P50 W Kiehl’s Herbal-Infused Micellar Cleansing Water Maelove One Cream BellEvolve Vitamin C 20% Professional Serum + Phytic Acid Biologique Recherche Lotion P50 Biologique Recherche Lotion P50 V Dr Dennis Gross C+ Collagen Mist Perfect Skin Set & Refresh Hada Labo Aha Bha Foaming Wash Paula's Choice Calm Redness Relief Toner Normal To Oily Dermaceutic Mela Cream Derma E Natural Mineral Sunscreen Spf 30 African Botanics Marula Resurrection Cell Recovery Serum Dr Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Pore Perfecting Cleansing Gel PHB ETHICAL BEAUTY Gentle Moisturiser The Ordinary Salicylic Acid 2% Masque Glossier Solution Kruidvat Natures Anti-Age A10 Night Cream Measurable Difference Glycolic Acid Anti-Aging + Exfoliator Serum The Inkey List Bakuchiol Dermaceutic C25 Creme Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Alpha Beta® Pore Perfecting & Refining Serum Osmosis Beauty Protect Spf 30 Broad Spectrum Sunscreen Paula's Choice Defense Antioxidant Pore Purifier The Chemistry Brand Glow Oil BeautyRX Maximum Exfoliating Therapy Cream Dr Botanicals Pomegranate Superfood Mask Hada Labo Aha/Bha Face Wash