What is Hypochlorous Acid?
Hypochlorous acid (HOCl) is a weak acid that is naturally produced by our white blood cells as part of the immune response to fight off pathogens like bacteria and viruses. It is known for its antimicrobial properties and its role in the body's defense against infections. In recent years, hypochlorous acid has gained popularity in the cleaning and skincare industry for its potential benefits while being much stronger than bleach but perfectly safe, non-toxic, and gentle enough to use on your skin and face daily.

How does Hypochlorous acid benefit the skin?
It can help cleanse the skin, deep clean pores, kill odour causing bacteria, soothe dry skin redness, and support your skin's natural defense while balancing its pH level for revitalized, resilient skin.

Can Gym Acid be used on other parts of the body, such as the hands or chest?
Yes, it can be used on various parts of the body where needed, not just the face. *For external use only, avoid spraying directly in eyes or mouth.

How do I incorporate Gym Acid into my skincare routine?
It's typically used as a cleanser or in a toner form and applied before other skincare products. Simply spray it on and let dry, simple!

Use it in an am/pm routine, as well Gym Acid is ideal/created for pre and post-workout to clean your skin prior and post to your grueling workouts in-between shower time to help keep bacteria from forming and keep flare-ups at bay. Use throughout the day as needed to refresh and keep skin clean.

Can I use Gym Acid multiple times per day?
Gym Acid is a mild, non-toxic, all natural product that can be used multiple times throughout the day to help keep your skin clean and refreshed. You can see how I personally use it multiple times a day with my Gym Acid spray routine

Can Hypochlorous acid be used in combination with other skincare products, like moisturizers or serums?
Yes, it can be used alongside other skincare products. However it can inactivate some products with antioxidants, please allow it to fully dry for 20-30 minutes prior to applying moisturizers or other skin products to avoid any issues.

Is Gym Acid suitable for all skin types even sensitive or easily irritated skin?
Gym Acid is generally considered safe for most skin types, including dry, oily, and even sensitive skin. Hypochlorous Acid is often even recommended for sensitive skin due to its mild nature and ability to relieve redness and itching due to dryness. It has no skin allergens or irritants like you’ll find in typical skincare ingredients (like fragrances and preservatives)

Is it safe to use Gym Acid on open wounds or cuts?
Hypochlorous acid can safely be applied to cuts and scrapes, but consult a healthcare professional for severe wounds. Some Tattoo shops use Hypochlorous acid for post tattoo or piercing care.

Can Gym Acid be used as a makeup remover or cleanser?
Yes, it can be used as a gentle cleanser and makeup remover.

Does Gym Acid have any smells or contain any fragrances?
Our product is all natural and fragrance free, however the natural product does have a slightly chlorine like smell, similar to that of a pool at first.

Does Gym Acid help with body odour?
Yes, the hypochlorous acid in our spray can effectively eliminate odour-causing bacteria, neutralizing both the microbes responsible for the unpleasant scent and the body odour they produce.

Are there any specific precautions/considerations using skincare products containing hypochlorous acid?
With all skin care products we suggest to perform a patch test, and discontinue use if irritation occurs. To perform a patch test for a skincare product, apply a small amount to a discreet area of your skin, like the inner wrist, and wait for 24-48 hours. If there's no redness, itching, or swelling, the product is likely safe for use.

How long does it take to see results when using skincare products with Gym Acid?
Results can vary, some with immediate results but for most, improvements may be noticeable within a few weeks of regular use.

Is Gym Acid safe to use during pregnancy or while breastfeeding?
It's generally considered safe and non-toxic, but consult a healthcare provider for individual guidance.

What is the shelf life of Gym Acid?
12 months from date of manufacture, leaving you plenty of time if stored properly so grab a refill bottle or 2 and save on future costs.

How do I store my Gym Acid? and will it freeze?
Yes it can freeze, please store your Gym Acid in a cool dry place. If your Gym Acid freezes during transport, thaw and shake well before use. Too high of heat or direct UV can compromise the product.

What else can Gym Acid do?
Google "Hypochlorous Acid benefits" and you will find a plethora of information on its potential benefits and recommendations from dermatologists and users that we cannot mention due to them not being officially approved for. It also doubles as a natural cleaner approved for different bacteria and viruses at different strengths.