There are many acids, like salicylic acid, lactic acid, mandelic acid, glycolic acid etc.. that can do wonder on your skin, and we all are familiar with them.
But do you know there is one more under appreciated ingredient, azelaic acid. It has tons of benefits for your skin, including helping with hyperpigmentation and reducing inflammation.
Azelaic acid, has anti-inflammatory properties, so it can be helpful in treating acne and rosacea.
This acid also has tyrosinase, an enzyme involved in the production of pigment cells and melanin, meaning it can prevent buildup of pigmentation that leads to dark spots.
So now once you know benefits of this, let me tell you right way to use this on your face.
First let me tell you can use this for all skin types and its super easy to include this in your skin care routine. Even pregnant woman can also use this cream
There are many creams in market, that contains 10% of Azelaic acid with moisturizing ingredients. You can use this as regular moisturising cream on your face.
If you want in serum form, you can choose Azeliac + Niacinamide serum. When combined with niacinamide, it becomes a powerful serum to treat hyperpigmentation on your face.
For skin brightening, it is better to use Azelaic acid in cream form. Also look for creams that contain Azelaic and Glycolic acid. This cream is very effective to treat melasma and dark spots on your face.
If you don’t get any good cream that contain Azelaic acid, buy pure Azelaic cream from market and mix it with your regular face moisturiser