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Lactic Acid mixed with other things?

I am going to try using 40% lactic acid on a patch of enlaged pored skin on my forehead. My doctor prescribed Retin-A to be used. Is it safe to use a lactic peel once a week while continuing to use Retin-A micro? What about also doing ACV nightly?


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I would stop use of Retin-A micro at least 3 days before you use the lactic acid. I'd also consider skipping the ACV until you've healed from the peel (no redness). It's better to be safe than to overprocess and possibly burn yourself. Proceed with caution.

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Yes, you should stop Retin-A treatment if you are considering a lactic acid exfoliation. I burned myself badly once with 55% lactic acid because I used Retin-A earlier that day. Without the Retin-A, the 55% is a puppy.

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