Exfoliating solution with AHA

Exfoliating solution with AHA

Formula: 312012

A linden water 50 50 ml (50 gr)
A neroli water 37.4 37.4 ml (37.4 gr)
A AHA fruit acids 10 9.5 ml (10 gr)
A glycerin, vegetable 2 1.7 ml (2 gr)
A grapefruit seed extract 0.6 20 drops

Sanitize the dedicated containers and utensils you will work with, details in the general safety guidelines.

Preparation method:
Add the ingredients to a glass, one by one, and mix well. The solution can also be prepared directly in the dedicated bottle, which is shaken vigorously for homogenization. The pH is measured, the optimal value being ~ 3.5. Given that the pH may vary depending on the batch for fruit acids but also for floral waters, the addition of lactic/citric acid may be needed to obtain the optimal pH of this exfoliating solution.

The result is an exfoliating solution with a concentration of 5% AHA, which acts chemically to free the skin from dead cells. Stimulates cell renewal, the skin becomes brighter and smoother. It is suitable for any skin type, especially for dry or normal skin. It can be used daily or less frequently, depending on the established care routine.

Apply after cleansing the skin, by spraying and spreading with clean fingers, or with a cotton pad, avoiding contact with the eyes. It can also be used on the neck and décolleté. Do not wash the skin, and in 10-15 minutes you can apply a cream or serum. It can be used in the morning or in the evening. Sun protection for the skin is indicated, especially during summer. If the skin is more sensitive, a burning sensation or reddening of the skin may occur. It is advisable to test the skin tolerance beforehand. After finishing a bottle you can take a break of 2-4 weeks, or more.


  • Difficulty: beginner/advanced/experienced
  • Utensils: precision scale or graduated cylinder, a glass, teaspoon, pH indicator strip
  • Recommended container: Crystal bottle with spray pump
  • Shelf-life: 3 months - prepared in optimal conditions of hygiene, kept in a cool place

This formula was developed by Elemental's qualified staff. The recipes are intended to exemplify the use of products marketed by Elemental and are believed to be accurate, however, Elemental assumes no liability or risk associated with the use of its products for the preparation and evaluation of the recipe as the conditions of preparation and use are beyond its control. The Elemental customer must ensure that the reproduction of the formulation does not infringe any intellectual property rights and that it complies with the specific rules and regulations in force. The person who prepares the recipe must refer to the safety data sheets to ensure the safe handling of all raw materials and bears full responsibility for ensuring the safe and correct use and storage of all materials procured and used. Assessments of the safety, stability, regulatory compliance and suitability of this recipe, methods and the finished product are the sole responsibility of the user and/or the legal entity placing the product on the market. Elemental is not liable for any damages resulting from the use of this information, and assumes no responsibility for misuse of selected materials, formula or method, in whole or in part.

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