Malic Acid

Malic Acid

Fruits with Amazing Beauty Benefits  

Also known as Hydroxybutanedioic acid 

DESCRIPTION: Apples are the richest source of malic acid. However, it is also found in other fruits and vegetables, like for example in quinces, gooseberries and grapes. 

APPLICATION: Everybody knows the old saying “An apple a day keeps the doctor away “and a large reason why this is true is because apples contain malic acid! This healthy, natural substance is often taken as a dietary supplement to increase the physical endurance of athletes. 

EFFECT: Malic acid can provide benefits that include skin hydration. exfoliation, or the removal of dead skin cells. improved skin smoothness and tone. The cosmetics industry uses a combination of dicarboxylic acids and hydroxycarboxylic acids. They offer intense hydration and a keratolytic effect and they promote the skin’s cell metabolism.