AHA Exfoliating Serum – Suganda-Skincare
10% Lactic Acid

AHA Exfoliating Serum

Regular price Rs. 699.00
Lactic Acid exfoliates, hydrates, and rejuvenates the skin by removing dead skin cells from the surface of the skin. It also helps lighten dark spots.
Lactic Acid 10% serum with 
Hyaluronic Acid 1%,
Gotu Kola, and Green Tea.


Gotu kola (Centella) is a fantastic skin rejuvenation herb and Green Tea is a great antioxidant with sun protective properties and also helps reduce acne.

Hyaluronic Acid hydrates skin. We use two types of Hyaluronic Acid, High Molecular weight, and Hyaluronic Acid Crosspolymer which is very very high Molecular weight and is lightweight. 

pH: 3.5-3.8


Lactic Acid 10%

Aqua, Lactic Acid, Propylene Glycol,Glycerin, Sodium Hydroxide,Camellia Sinensis(Green tea) Extract, Centella Asiatica Extract, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer, Sodium Hyaluronate, Ethylhexylglycerin,  Xanthan Gum


1. Add 2 drops added to your cream for beginners or sensitive skin, use twice a week. 

2. Once your skin tolerates it well, After Facewash, dry skin, apply AHA 2-4 drops and leave on for 10 min before you use the next product, this ensures maximum exfoliation. Acids are not recommended to apply on damp skin.≠

How to avoid reaction with water based serums?

Add 1-2 drops of Squalane to the water based serums and apply. When skins' barrier is damaged, skin can be quick to react. Skin has very small dry cracks, they needs emollients(oils) to fill up those cracks. If actives are applied to such cracks then irritation can occur. Its best to apply light  non problematic emollient moisturiser or oil like squalane first and then apply water based serums on top. Your actives will work slower this way but you wont take chances with irritation. Alternatively add 1 drop of Squalene to water based products and apply.  


1. Pregnancy & Lactating Moms: Lactic Acid can be safely used during pregnancy. 

2. Sun Sensitivity: There are no studies that show lactic makes skin sun-sensitive. But there are studies on Glycolic Acid and Sun sensitivity. 

3. Mixing with BHA: if your skin is well tolerant of acids then you can mix.  Please note that everyone's skin is different and everyone has different tolerance levels. So please use based on your skin tolerance levels.

4. Mixing with Vit C: Ascorbic Acid is also low pH (3.5), so can be used after AHA, but form people it will be irritating to the skin. So use at alternate times. 

5. Mixing with Suganda Anti Oxidant Serum. AO serum is ph 6 so its best to wait for 15 min before using AO serum.

6. Can we use it Daily? You can use it for 5 days in a week and let your skin rest for the remaining 2 days, this will ensure that no over-exfoliation takes place. A certain study shows that  giving break of  2-3 days from exfoliation can recover the skin from any possible damage by over exfoliation.

7. Can it Help Acne? Yes, keeping pores clear will always reduce the chances of future acne. 

8. Over Exfoliation can cause barrier damage. incase your skin gets dry or irritated, pls stop acids for a week, and then you can start with reduced frequency. 

9. How to know if you have over exfoliated? Everyones skin is different.  So you need to watch out for signs of over-exfoliation. When it is over exfoliated, it turns red and feels a bit like sand paper. Then start exfoliation for a week and then start slowly.

10. What age to start Acids? Younger skin turnover rate is very good. Hence you don't need much exfoliation. Using once a week is fine for teenagers. 

11. Color may change due the nature of natural extract. This serum doesn't oxidise. 

Lactic Acid naturally has a sour smell.

Can Lactic Acid Cure Pigmentation?

Lactic acid can exfoliate or remove outer most dead skin cells that are pigmented. But to control the production of melanin and transfer of it from lower layers of skin to upper layers of skin, Using Vitamin C and Niacinmide can be helpful. Also stuff like Azelaic Acid and Retinols help in the process. 

Start with atleast one exfoliant + Vit C + Niacinamide topped with a good emollient moisturiser to reduce pigmentation

Exfoliant - Removes upper most pigmented dead skin cells 

Vic- Reduced production of melanin

Niacinamide - minimised transfer of melanin from lower layers to upper layers of skin. 

How long will it take to reduce Pigmentation?

It will take 6months to 1 year to see any result on pigmentation, when you use the right actives + Moisturiser + Sunscreen. Some may see the results faster

Skin Suitability:

For oily skin, can use AHA serum but if you have blackheads as well then opt for BHA serum

For combination skin, it's suitable. But sure to use proper moisturiser. 

For dry skin, it's suitable. But sure to use proper moisturiser. 

Acids on damaged barrier can be very irritating. If you find your skin barrier is damaged, please avoids acids for 1 week and focus on moisturising more and using less facewash. You can slowly start acids again after your skin feels normal.




Customer Reviews

Based on 304 reviews
Age: 25-34, 35-44
Skin Type: Dry + Pigmentation
Worked for me😊

It's worked for me, I was a little confused about aha's fortunately this one worked for me. Didn't irritate my skin, & cause any problem

Age: 25-34
Skin Type:  Acne + Oily
Gentle and effective

This is amazingly gentle on skin and you can see a difference night after applying it. Better than any other brand I have used

Age: 16-24
Skin Type:  Acne + Oily
Excellent for textured skin

Having oily,acne prone skin..this serum has reduced my breakouts. I use this 2/3times a week since it's a exfoliating product and I don't want to overexfoliate my skin..My active breakouts reduced on using this..and texture of the skin highly improved
Would definitely recommend

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Ask a Question
  • What would you recmmend for 41 years..AHA or BHA? Also, what poduct will work in reducing / preventing age spots? My skin is normal to dry.

    Since your skin is normal to dry, we suggest you to try AHA. AHA serum rejuvenates the skin by removing dead skin cells from the surface of the skin. It also helps lighten dark spots.

  • I will be 23yrs soon.......the area around my mouth is darker than my entire face.......a bit tanned face 4-5 brown spots.....unclear face......i have oily/combination skin but I don't have any acne.......which one to use AHA or BHA to clear up all my skin problems and get a brightning and lightening and spot less radiant glowing skin. I will also buy the anti oxidant serum and white lotus moisturizer along with it.....So which one will be best for me AHA or BHA. I m a beginner in using AHA or BHA

    If you are not acne prone go for Rosehip Moisturiser + AHA Serum along with Helichrysum serum.

*Disclaimer: Suganda products do not promise unrealistic results. We use organic proprietary formulations which will help maintain skin in good health and rejuvenate it naturally. Results may vary depending on the skin, health and climatic conditions.