Prepared for Retta | Delivered April 2, 2021
Hydronium Properties in Skincare Products
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To find out the properties of hydronium in skincare products, as well as the efficiency of these treatments.
Properties of Hydronium in Skincare Products
Hydronium is used to
alter the acidity
of skincare products, in order for them to have a similar PH to the skin, which is between 4.6 and 5.6.
A higher concentration of hydronium makes a skincare product
while a lower concentration makes it more alkaline.
Therefore, the properties of a skincare product can be predicted given its
Concentration is usually measured in
moles per liter
, also known as molarity (M).
In order for skincare products
to avoid disrupting
the skin's natural acidic layer, they need to have a PH as close as possible to the skin's PH.
A one-unit drop in PH-value is equivalent to a
ten-fold increase i
n hydronium levels.
Hydronium, or H3O+, is the ion that gives acids
such as sour taste and corrosiveness.
Efficiency of Hydronium-Based Skincare Treatments
Hydronium is also used in skincare products
such as peels
aging and skin conditions
without the downtime associated with traditional peels.
It can also be used as a