Smoothing Body Cream - 0.8% Dioic Acid + 4% AHA + 5% Cocoa Butter
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Why is this different?
Formulated with impactful actives such as Dioic Acid, Cocoa Butter and 2 types of AHAs- Lactic Acid and Glycolic Acid, this skin soothing Body Cream helps in deeply moisturising and nourishing the skin. Dioic Acid helps targeting dark patches and pigmentation, and AHAs helps in smoothing the skin, evening out the skin tone and promoting collagen production. Added Cocoa Butter acts as an emollient to keep the skin supple and hydrated.
How Does it Work on the Skin?
- 0.8% Dioic acid works on dark patches and pigmentation.
- 4% AHA (Lactic acid and Glycolic acid) helps in smoothing the skin, evens out the skin tone and promotes collagen production.
- 5% Cocoa butter deeply nourishes and moisturises the skin.
How to use?
- Apply this body cream onto clean and damp skin.
- Massage until completely absorbed into the skin.
- Use upto once a day.
Theobroma cacao (Cacao) butter: Protects from oxidative stress caused by UV radiations and deeply moisturises the skin, keeping it soft and plump.
Nutrients 2014, 6(8), 3202-3213
Glycerin: A humectant that attracts moisture from the environment to lock it in the skin, providing hours of hydration and facilitating the repair of skin barrier.
Glycerol And The_skin_holistic_approach_20160817-5518-61mq0a.pdf
Lactic acid: Gently exfoliates the skin and helps in removal of skin discoloration and brightens up the skin. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/292990722_Lactic_acid_applications_in_pharmaceutical_and_cosmeceutical_industries
Glycolic acid: This AHA helps inhibit melanin production and thereby also works on hyperpigmentation and dark patches. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24399880/
Octadecenedioic Acid: This special chemical ingredient helps in depigmenting dark patches and pigmented areas on the skin. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdfdirect/10.1111/j.1468-2494.2010.00616.x
C6/C12 Triglycerides: Used as a sensorial enhancer that contributes to the texture and feel of the product. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/1739406/
Phenoxyethanol and Ethylhexylglycerin: A combination of skin-softening, antimicrobial and a preservative required to keep the serum fresh and free from any microbial growth
Contact Dermatitis. 2016 May;74(5):281-8
Sodium Gluconate: Functions as a chelating agent and humectant.
PubChem Compound Summary for CID 517056, Gluconate sodium
Cetyl alcohol: Works as an occlusive that forms a protective layer on the skin and prevents transepidermal water loss, thus keeping the skin hydrated and plump.
Triethanolamine: A pH balancer and emulsion stabiliser which is completely safe to use
Int J Toxicol. 2013 May-Jun;32(3 Suppl):59S-83S
Glyceryl stearate: An occlusive which when applied onto the skin forms a film that helps retain moisture and also functions as an emulsifier
PEG-75 Stearate: Acts as an emulsifier and also as a humectant.
Ceteth-20: It functions as an emulsifier as well as an emollient that helps keep the skin moisturised. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/109158189901800203
Steareth-20: Also an emulsifier that additionally aids in improving the sensorial properties of the product. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.3109/10915818809078712
Aqua, Theobroma cacao (Cacao) butter, Glycerine, Triethanolamine, Cetyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-75 Stearate, Ceteth-20, Steareth-20, Lactic acid, Glycolic acid, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, C6/C12 Triglycerides, Octadecenedioic Acid, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerine, Sodium Gluconate
Do not layer on exfoliating products. Hydrating ingredients such as hyaluronic acid, Shea butter, ceramides, and squalane can be used along with this product. Can layer it up with sunscreen if needed.
- Patch testing prior to use is advised
- All products are gender-neutral
- Best suited for individuals above 18 years of age.
This body cream best suits people with
- Dry skin
- Combination skin
- Oily skin
- Normal skin
- Sensitive skin
Use body cream, if your concerns are
- Uneven skin tone
- Textured skin
- Pigmented skin
- Dry and dull skin
All the products in a confirmed order will be shipped within 24 hours. Expect the products to reach you within 4-7 days of despatch.
You can only cancel the order by writing to us on our email ID – email@example.com or calling us on +91 9398249040 (Monday to Saturday, 10AM to 7PM) and we will help you in cancelling the order.
Please note: Orders can only be cancelled before they are not shipped. You will get an email as the order is shipped.
Returns & Refunds
Thank you for shopping at The Deconstruct. We have made all our products with utmost care and deep scientific knowledge with an understanding of most skin types. If you are still not completely satisfied with a purchase, please reach out to us and we will put all our efforts to help you.
We offer refunds / replacements only in following cases:
- Wrong product delivered
- Expired product delivered
- Damaged product delivered – Physical damage/ tampered product or packaging.
- A proper unboxing video is required for damaged, broken, non-working items or similar cases for return
Under the above circumstances, please raise a return / refund request within 7 (seven) days from the date of delivery – drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please allow us 48 hours to review your request. Once the request is approved, we will initiate a reverse pickup. Our courier partner will pick the order from your doorsteps.
Upon receiving the returned order, our service team will review the same. If the issues described by you are verified, our team will initiate a refund within 24 hours.
No return or any other claim will be acceptable or valid
- after the expiration of 7 days from the time of delivery of the product
- opened/ used/ altered products
- original packaging (mono cartons, labels, etc.) missing
- the damaged/ missing product is reported after 2 days from the date of delivery
- Can I use the Smoothing Body Cream everyday?
Yes, you can use the Smoothing Body Cream everyday. People with oily skin can use it twice a day, but people with dry to normal skin should use it once a day.
- Will using AHAs everyday on the body be harsh on the skin?
The Smoothing Body Cream contains up to 4% AHA (lactic acid and glycolic acid) which helps fortify the skin and make it plumper. It also contains cocoa butter which will keep your skin moisturised and protected.
- Can the Smoothing Body Cream be used along with other serums/products?
Yes, the Smoothing Body Cream can be used with other products. However, a patch test is always recommended.
- Can I use the Smoothing Body Cream on my face?
The Smoothing Body Cream is specifically meant to be used on the body. We have a range of facial care products targeting different skin concerns and skin types that we would advise you to use for your facial needs.
- Is the Smoothing Body Cream safe to use for a pregnant and/or a lactating/nursing mother?
The Smoothing Body Cream is safe to use during pregnancy. It is advisable to consult a doctor before use.
- Is the Smoothing Body Cream safe to use for a teenager?
Yes, it is safe to use for all age groups above 16.