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The Ordinary Lactic Acid 10% + HA 2% Superficial Peeling Formulation 30ml
  • Description

    THE ORDINARY LACTIC ACID 10% + HA 2% 30ML

    Lactic Acid is an alpha hydroxyl acid that exfoliates the skin. This 10% formulation offers mild exfoliation and is supported with a purified Tasmanian pepperberry known to reduce signs of inflammation and sensitivity that is often associated with exfoliation. A milder 5% formula is available.

    This formula contains a studied Tasmanian Pepperberry derivative to help reduce irritation associated with acid use. This derivative is of plant origin and varies in colour seasonally and this colour variation may be apparent in the formula from time to time.

    Contraindications: Lactic Acid should not be used on sensitive peeling or compromised skin. Please refer to additional sun protection note and other warnings in provided Directions.

    This pH of this formula is approximately 3.8. Lactic Acid has a pKa of 3.8 and pKa is the most important aspect to consider in formulating with acids. pKa implies acid availability. When pKa is close to pH there is an ideal balance between salt and acidity maximizing effectiveness of the acid and reducing irritation. Higher pH numbers in such a case would increase salt which counter-intuitively would make the formula even more irritating than if the formula was more acidic.

    Note: While Lactic Acid can result in quick visible benefits we generally suggest indirect forms of skin exfoliation in favour of direct forms such as this formula due to potential inflammation and sensitivity associated with acids.

    Directions:

    • Apply once per day ideally in the PM. Can be diluted with other treatments to reduce strength until skin develops tolerance.
    • Avoid contact with eyes. If irritation persists discontinue use and consult a physician.
    • Sunburn Alert: This product contains an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that may increase your skin's sensitivity to the sun and particularly the possibility of sunburn. Use a sunscreen wear protective clothing and limit sun exposure while using this product and for a week afterwards.

    Ingredients:

    • Aqua (Water) Lactic Acid Glycerin Pentylene Glycol Arginine Potassium Citrate Triethanolamine Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer Tasmannia Lanceolata Fruit/Leaf Extract Acacia Senegal Gum Xanthan Gum Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate PPG-26-Buteth-26 Ethyl 2 2-Dimethylhydrocinnamal PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil Ethylhexylglycerin 1 2-Hexanediol Caprylyl Glycol.
    • ph 3.60 - 3.80 alcohol-free nut-free silicone-free vegan cruelty-free.

    What you get:

    • 1 x Lactic Acid 10% + HA 2% 30ml
  • Product Details
    Brand:
    The Ordinary
    Directions:

    Apply once per day, ideally in the PM. Can be diluted with other treatments to reduce strength until skin develops tolerance.

    Avoid contact with eyes. If irritation persists, discontinue use and consult a physician.

    Caution: This product contains an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that may increase your skin's sensitivity to the sun and particularly the possibility of sunburn. Use a sunscreen, wear protective clothing, and limit sun exposure while using this product and for a week afterwards.

    Ingredients:

    Aqua (Water), Lactic Acid, Glycerin, Pentylene Glycol, Arginine, Potassium Citrate, Triethanolamine, Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer, Tasmannia Lanceolata Fruit/Leaf Extract, Acacia Senegal Gum, Xanthan Gum, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, PPG-26-Buteth-26, Ethyl 2,2-Dimethylhydrocinnamal, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Ethylhexylglycerin, 1,2-Hexanediol, Caprylyl Glycol.

    Volume:
    30ml

The Ordinary Lactic Acid 10% + HA 2% Superficial Peeling Formulation 30ml

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  • Description

    THE ORDINARY LACTIC ACID 10% + HA 2% 30ML

    Lactic Acid is an alpha hydroxyl acid that exfoliates the skin. This 10% formulation offers mild exfoliation and is supported with a purified Tasmanian pepperberry known to reduce signs of inflammation and sensitivity that is often associated with exfoliation. A milder 5% formula is available.

    This formula contains a studied Tasmanian Pepperberry derivative to help reduce irritation associated with acid use. This derivative is of plant origin and varies in colour seasonally and this colour variation may be apparent in the formula from time to time.

    Contraindications: Lactic Acid should not be used on sensitive peeling or compromised skin. Please refer to additional sun protection note and other warnings in provided Directions.

    This pH of this formula is approximately 3.8. Lactic Acid has a pKa of 3.8 and pKa is the most important aspect to consider in formulating with acids. pKa implies acid availability. When pKa is close to pH there is an ideal balance between salt and acidity maximizing effectiveness of the acid and reducing irritation. Higher pH numbers in such a case would increase salt which counter-intuitively would make the formula even more irritating than if the formula was more acidic.

    Note: While Lactic Acid can result in quick visible benefits we generally suggest indirect forms of skin exfoliation in favour of direct forms such as this formula due to potential inflammation and sensitivity associated with acids.

    Directions:

    • Apply once per day ideally in the PM. Can be diluted with other treatments to reduce strength until skin develops tolerance.
    • Avoid contact with eyes. If irritation persists discontinue use and consult a physician.
    • Sunburn Alert: This product contains an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that may increase your skin's sensitivity to the sun and particularly the possibility of sunburn. Use a sunscreen wear protective clothing and limit sun exposure while using this product and for a week afterwards.

    Ingredients:

    • Aqua (Water) Lactic Acid Glycerin Pentylene Glycol Arginine Potassium Citrate Triethanolamine Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer Tasmannia Lanceolata Fruit/Leaf Extract Acacia Senegal Gum Xanthan Gum Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate PPG-26-Buteth-26 Ethyl 2 2-Dimethylhydrocinnamal PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil Ethylhexylglycerin 1 2-Hexanediol Caprylyl Glycol.
    • ph 3.60 - 3.80 alcohol-free nut-free silicone-free vegan cruelty-free.

    What you get:

    • 1 x Lactic Acid 10% + HA 2% 30ml
  • Product Details
    Brand:
    The Ordinary
    Directions:

    Apply once per day, ideally in the PM. Can be diluted with other treatments to reduce strength until skin develops tolerance.

    Avoid contact with eyes. If irritation persists, discontinue use and consult a physician.

    Caution: This product contains an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that may increase your skin's sensitivity to the sun and particularly the possibility of sunburn. Use a sunscreen, wear protective clothing, and limit sun exposure while using this product and for a week afterwards.

    Ingredients:

    Aqua (Water), Lactic Acid, Glycerin, Pentylene Glycol, Arginine, Potassium Citrate, Triethanolamine, Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer, Tasmannia Lanceolata Fruit/Leaf Extract, Acacia Senegal Gum, Xanthan Gum, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, PPG-26-Buteth-26, Ethyl 2,2-Dimethylhydrocinnamal, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Ethylhexylglycerin, 1,2-Hexanediol, Caprylyl Glycol.

    Volume:
    30ml

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The product arrived pretty fast and worked well with my dry skin type. I use it every night before bed to help control my acne and it sure does the job. The only bad part is how it makes my skin a little dry.

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