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Acid Mantle???

Hey everyone. What the heck is your acid mantle? and how do you keep it on your face?

Right now all im doing is washing with cetaphil cleanser at night every 3 nights. In the morning and other nights all i use is water. No mosturizer.

It has really helped my skin out. Ive only been doing this for 2 weeks and already see improvement. But its still kind of red.

But ya..whats the acid mantle? and am i washing it off or something :((

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By maintaining the acid PH of your skin. Most soaps are very alkaline so when using them, yes, you are 'washing it off' in a way. Even water is somewhat alkaline. You can either wash with regular soap and restore with an acidic toner, store bought or diluted ACV or something, or you can use a PH balanced cleanser.

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