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Carboxylic Acids Uses
Glycolic Acid: This answer is not a simple one. Many of the over the 'acids' are partially neutralized so the percentage that they are claiming on the package is not the actual percentage. Another factor to consider is any underlying skin conditions such as rosacea or excema that can be flared up by the active ingredients. I would recommend doing a 'patch test' on a small area of skin of the neck. ...Read more
Whoa: Forgive my frankness. What you really need to do is stop reading books and internet sites that peddle half-truths and outright lies. There's no "biofilm" in your "pipes", at least not the ones in your body. Whether you're concerned with the health of your intestines, your vascular system, or your airways, a scientific physician -- perhaps one sympathetic to "holistic medicine" -- is your real pal. ...Read more
I bought raw kojic acid in order to lighten my skin but i don't know what I should use to dilute it. ?
Yes: Salicylic acid is especially helpful in treating acne because of its ability to penetrate the follicle. It encourages the shedding of dead skin cells from within the follicle, helping keep the pores clear of cellular debris. In this way, it reduces the number of pore blockages and breakouts on the skin. ...Read more
Salicylic & Glycolic: You can use the products together. However the two products used together my cause increased dryness or irritation. ...Read more