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Peracetic Acid Uses
Is kojic acid soap safe for pregnant? Ingredients: cocos nucifera, sodium hydroxide,potassium lactate,glycerin, kojic acid dipalmitate,Tetrasodium Eti
Salicylic & Glycolic: You can use the products together. However the two products used together my cause increased dryness or irritation. ...Read more
Differin, (adapalene) but...: Different people have different results, no pun intended. Today, no one needs to have acne. I start people with topical clindamycin; i required 25 years on systemic tetracycline with good results. A dermatologist can write for a retinoic acid derivative that's very powerful even for the toughest cases. Good luck. ...Read more
A cream that contains hydroquinone kojic acid ascorbic acid glycolic acid good combination for lightening dark spots ?
For acidity or hyperacidity, Ayurveda says to avoid foods that contain tartaric acid, citric acid, lactic acid, does this make sense?
Ayurveda for Acidity: I commend you for your desire for Good Health. Hyperacidity can be very uncomfortable. It can be due to various foods, medical condition or stress. Citric acid is used as a preservative and it can aggravate acidity. For hyperacidity, Ayurveda advises to avoid vinegar, tomatoes, sour citrus fruits, orange juice, salsa, onions, garlic, chili peppers, salty fried foods, and alcohol. ...Read more
Yes.: But it may cause irritation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Glycolic acid: Generally speaking, glycolic acid is considered safe. Avoid using products used for chemical peels as the levels of glycolic acid are much higher and are designed to penetrate much deeper. ...Read more
Yes: Don't expect any miraclesGet a more detailed answer ›
Very: I have had patients use it for years. ...Read more
It depends: Glycolics work fine if you only need a mild peel, or only have a limited amount of downtime. Tca peels can do more, but require a longer recovery. The hetter (croton oil) peel is, in my opinion, tremendously powerful and useful, but has the longest recovery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Retin a (tretinoin) if moderate: If you have very mild acne then salicylic acid may be adequate. For more moderate or any cystic component of acne, retina a is "stronger" and will be more likely to help acne resolve completely. Keep in mind retin a (tretinoin) needs to be a "pea" sized amount applied daily, can cause peeling and redness of skin initially. if redness and irritation are a problem, back off to every other day application. ...Read more