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Can Eucerin Renweal Alpha Hydroxy lotion actually dry me out

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Just wondiner if really any mostirzer with Alpha Hydroxy can acautlly dry you out if you have sensitive skin. Im wonderingf because they all contain sodium lactate which is a alpha hydroxy acid and whenver i think or hear acid...i think burn....dry.. Also, i notice that the area directly around my eyes is extremely dry.

Is it ok to use the same mostirzer around the eye or would it be better to use a more "mostrizing" lotion which may contain some oil just to put it driectly around the eye area. I never had a pimple right around my eyes where it is extremly dry so would it be better to use a diff. mostrizer around there?

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Alpha hydroxy is a mild exfoliant and I can see how it might seem like an "acid" would dry, but it is actually hydrating. You'll see when you begin using it that it performs better than non-alpha hydroxy products.

I would say go ahead and use it around the eyes since it works so well. As a bonus it's good for fine lines and wrinkles. You're very young, but why not look that way forever? 8)

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I agree with Dan, I recently switched from Cetaphil Moisturizing Lotion to Eucerin Renewal and am enjoying the Eucerin, it helps reduce the redness more than Cetaphil, I think due to the built in SPF.

- Chewy34

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