Lactic acid is an alpha hydroxy acid used in over-the-counter skin care products and professional treatments. It's naturally found in milk, though the lactic acid in today's skin care products is synthetically produced. Lactic acid is used to exfoliate the skin, lighten dark spots, and improve the look of fine lines and wrinkles.
What Is Lactic Acid?
Lactic acid is a darling in the skin care world and one of the most popular alpha hydroxy acids ...
Which cream to choose for the acne-prone skin?
It may be complex since most of the creams have thick texture and instead of healing may aggravate the problem.
First of all, let’s look into some general reasons of such skin problems as acne, comedones, inflammation:
Problems with the gastrointestinal tract
Factors related to skin:
Vitamin C or ascorbic acid ((l-ascorbic acid) (not to be confused with citric acid) is used in cosmetics to protect skin cells from the penetration of toxins from the environment, from cell destruction by free radicals, for skin tone smoothing (removal of pigmentation), for strengthening of vessels (couperose problems) and in anti-aging cosmetics.
When you are about to start using a product with Vit C, look for low concentrations (starting from 1%), but note ...