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Buffering Aha+ With Another Moisturizer

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Hey guys so for the past few months I've been mixing AHA+ with dans moisturizer but unfortunately I've run out of the moisturizer. I was wondering if i could mix it with a cream based moisturizer (cerave in the tub) and would it have a similar effect to when i mixed it with the dans lotion?


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I think buffering means reducing the strength of an acid by making a solution w/ its conjugate salt (in this case sodium glycolate).

However, you can still do that. If it's possible, please let me know what the consistency is like after mixing them.

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It is totally possible. I use Cerave(AM) and Cetaphil(PM) and both work great mixed with the AHA. I just do a 1/2 moisturizer and 1/2 AHA mix and it works for me every night. If you don't mind looking like a greasy mess, add in a few drops of jojoba oil. You wake up with your face feeling very moisturized and soft.

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