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help with acne terms and such!!

hey i need some help on what this means and what they do(purpose)

exfoliators

moisturizers

cleansers(kinda obvious but still)

toner

topical creams?

please show an example (like aloe vera for exfoliator(i think))and purpupse of each.....if u know other terms rookies might not know please tell us

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exfoliators remove dead skin. example: lactic acid

moisturizers add moisture to dry skin. examples: http://www.cosmeticscop.com/shop/category2...PE=2&PAGETYPE=S

cleansers remove dirt, oil, etc from the skin. example: Purpose Gentle Cleansing Wash

toners remove traces of makeup & oil from the skin. some also help skin's ph balance. examples: http://www.cosmeticscop.com/shop/category2...PE=2&PAGETYPE=S

"topical creams" is much too vague for me to define. There are literally thousands of creams that one can put on their face. each has a different purpose.

example: benzoyl peroxide

Hope that helps.

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If you read the Frequently Asked Questions thread, that should answer most of your questions. Thanks! smile.gif

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