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2% bha vs. 8% aha

What are the differences in what the products do?

I have oily skin, blackheads clogged pores, and the 2% bha worked great before. Haven't uses an aha before, wondering if this might be better.

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The BHA products help exfoliate within the pore primarily. The AHA isn't oil-soluble so it exfoliates mostly on the surface. I've used both AHA and BHA and, although the BHA keeps my skin clear, I find the AHA works best at polishing the skin. The BHA does work mind you, but it's better at calming down any inflammation and removing excess buildup inside the pore.

I like the AHA gel because it doesn't leave the skin greasy or matte - it's the perfect balance between the two. It sinks right into the skin.

I don't think one is better than the other. They just do two different things. If you want an overall polished effect that exfoliates the skin on the surface and makes the skin look radiant, get the AHA.

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