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Getting rid of dead skin. Would AHA work?

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Would AHA work for getting rid of dead skin on my face? I tried scraping some off with fingernails in the shower but something tells me that ain't a good way to do it.

Would AHA make the dead skin disappear or I do I still need to scrap it off later? The skin is totally loose and is just sitting there. Very unsightly...

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Using an exfoliant such as AHA regularly will help. With continued use it should prevent your skin from flaking up like that in the first place.

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You are correct in saying that using your fingernail is not good for your skin.

I personally would use manual exfoliation,like a facial brush, to get the dead skin off initially and then maybe once a week to maintain. AHA and BHA in between manual exfoliation.

Lactic acid is pretty gentle. Glycolic acid is something you'll probably find more easily in stores.

You can even make a super cheap,mildly exfoliating "toner" put mixing apple cider vinegar and water together in a 50/50 ratio.

Sometimes AHA takes a few days before you start to notice the exfoliating effects,so don't get discouraged prematurely.

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