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What is a 'purge' when someone refers to AHA+?

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So I've been reading forums where people are all "I sure hope I don't purge!" and I'm sitting here wondering "How on earth would a topical treatment make someone puke?"

So yes. Confused.

I have a theory that its when acne is brought to the surface or something,...its purging the face of underlying acne you didn't see before,..Idk just my first thought

Shed light please? I just ordered sunscreen and I will be using AHA+ as a night time moisturizer so I'd like to know if it'll have an initial breakout or PURGE or whatever. :D Thanks!

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A purge is basically a break out from the product but it'll clear up soon hopefully and you will still be able to use the product.

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A purge is basically a break out from the product but it'll clear up soon hopefully and you will still be able to use the product.

Oh okay. That explains why I did break out after using the AHA+ then, good to know thanks for clarification :)

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