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Can anybody recommend me some good moisturizer?

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I don't have much acne but I do have acne scars and hyperpigmentation around my lips. I have very sensitive skin and Dan's moisturizer isn't enough for me + my skin reacts to jojoba oil.

I recently got the Neutrogena Facial Lotion AHA with 15SPF but it gets me a little shiny.

Any other moisturizers with AHA any of you guys recommend? (Trying to fade the hyperpigmentation using AHA...)

I've read many people using "Cetaphil"?

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Alpha Hydrox makes an AHA lotion. I haven't used it, but I've heard good things about it. I use their oil-free gel and love it.

I believe cetaphil is only a moisturizer, and contains no AHA.

For moisturizer i use Cerave lotion, which leaves my skin soft, and not shiny or greasy at all. It has a texture different than other lotions- almost like a combination of a gel and lotion. This doesn't contain AHA though- but it's good if you just want a regular moisturizer.

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The olay one in my sig is great. Very small amount of chemicals, no smell (besides the natural smell of ingredients), and no shine (atleast for me). :)

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Lac-Hydrin Five? It contains lactic acid, not glycolic, though. Although, I heard lactic acid can actually be better for pigmentation problems.

I haven't used glycolic acid all that much, but with the consistent use of LH5, I hardly get post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation anymore, and when I do, the marks only last a couple days. It took awhile, but it also faded old red marks. They weren't perceptibly fading on their own, so I'm guessing the LH5 quickened their demise. So, I can vouch for it fading red marks, but I don't have any actual melanin issues arising from acne, so I don't have any personal experience there (in case this is what you're talking about).

As long as I don't use too much, it dries matte. If I mix it with aloe vera gel, I can use more, and it will still dry matte.

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I don't have much acne but I do have acne scars and hyperpigmentation around my lips. I have very sensitive skin and Dan's moisturizer isn't enough for me + my skin reacts to jojoba oil.

I recently got the Neutrogena Facial Lotion AHA with 15SPF but it gets me a little shiny.

Any other moisturizers with AHA any of you guys recommend? (Trying to fade the hyperpigmentation using AHA...)

I've read many people using "Cetaphil"?

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The Alpha Hydrox Oil-Free mentioned earlier has no SPF and a glycolic acid content of 10% at a pH of 4. I've never used it and can't comment on whether or not it's lighter than your current Neutrogena, but it does fit your criteria.

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Does anybody do their "acne-aggravating ingredient" research before they start using their moisturizers?

Half the people here who recommended me their moisturizers have acne-aggravating ingredients in them...

Anybody else?

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Does anybody do their "acne-aggravating ingredient" research before they start using their moisturizers?

Half the people here who recommended me their moisturizers have acne-aggravating ingredients in them...

Anybody else?

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CeraVe Moisturizing Lotion is really good. If you want a lotion that helps with exfoliation, Eucerin Everday Protection with SPF 30 has lactic acid that helps with flakiness.

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