Obtaining: Citric acid is a weak organic acid found in fruits such as lemons or oranges. Lemon juice contains approximately 5-8% citric acid.
Benefits: Citric acid and its diamonium, potassium and sodium salts help preserve cosmetics as they are metal chelators. Citric acid and its salts are also added to cosmetics to help adjust acid/base balance. It regulates and maintains the hydration and elasticity of the skin and has a great antioxidant power.