Baby Steps Gentle Exfoliation Treatment
Who said chemical exfoliants aren't for dry skin and sensitive skin types? Baby Step's 30% gluconolactone and 15% lactic acid make this formula ideal to obtain a smoother, brighter complexion in the most gentle of ways. This treatment doubles as a nightly booster or as a once-a-week rinse-off mask. Exfoliant customizability right at your fingertips!
Pssst...did you know?
Baby Steps was the second formula that has gone through our Incubator. Participants that self-identified as dry or sensitive skin type tested Baby Steps and the combo of 30% gluconolactone & 15% lactic acid was chosen as the winner. Join the club and trial the latest formulas the chemists are working on!
Ingredients List & Actives Profiles
You shouldn’t need a degree in chemistry to take care of your skin. But, to be clear, someone needs the degree.
AHAs, BHAs...PHAs?! What's a PHA & How to Use
In our final podcast episode of 2021, we dedicated the meat of the episode on a chemical exfoliants update. That’s the alphabet clan of PHAs, AHAs, and BHA, and it resulted in a lot of curiosity about PHAs. Though PHA research is still relatively new and not as well-studied as classic glycolic acid, there’s still some really exciting data that validates it’s use as an exfoliator. In fact, we like gluconolactone so much we use 30% of it in our Baby Steps exfoliating treatment! So let’s do a de...Read more
Alpha Hydroxy Acids: Your Skin's AHA Moment
You can find AHAs in a wide range of products from cleansers to night creams. Just what are AHAs anyway? AHA stands for alpha hydroxy acid — a class of water-soluble weak acids that has a long history of use and proven skin benefits. Some commonly used in skincare are: glycolic, lactic, malic, citric, mandelic, and tartaric acid. It's one of our "big 4" actives that we swear by. We love AHAs so much, we developed a whole line of booster masks starring our favorite AHAs. So let's take a look a...Read more