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funskincaremi

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lactic or mandelic?

my skin is dry and I have a lot of textures so I was wondering if I should get lactic or mandelic acid. I also have hyperpigmentation but I already have something for that
Lactic Acid 5% + HA 2%

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Lactic Acid 5% + HA 2%

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Mandelic Acid 10% + HA

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Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA

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skinbyren

Dry/Resilient

i recommend you lactic acid cause it's more suitable for dry or dehydrated skin and mandelic acid for oily, acne-prone skin.
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funskincaremi user profile picture

funskincaremi

Dry/Sensitive

thank youu
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hashiskincare

Dry/Sensitive

I think lactic acid is a little better for dry skin
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clumpsymai

Dry/Sensitive

Both are good against texture! I used the Lactic acid one and it isnt to strong for my sensitive skin. If you havent used an exfoliant before and are unsure I would start with the mandelic acid.
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funskincaremi user profile picture

funskincaremi

Dry/Sensitive

i have actually used the ordinary's 10% lactic acid but it broke :((
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Bibii

Oily/Sensitive

If you're used to acids, or have used acids before I would go for Lactic Acid. If not, I would start with mandelic since it's the most gentle of the two. I've used mandelic Acid before, it is really gentle (I have combo skin) and it really helped with my texture. Both are a great option if you want to tackle your texture. Alpha Arbutin wont do much concerning your texture, I would use that in the morning for the glow and hyperpigmentation. hope this Helps 🤗💕
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keyroutine

Oily/Sensitive

For dry skin the best from the best is lactic acid. Use everyday sunscreen 🙏
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