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What is a good over the counter alpha hydroxy wash to buy? I just heard of this stuff on these boards and I've never looked for it in the stores and I wanna try it because I read it was good for exfoliating and red marks. Which one would be the best to try?

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What is a good over the counter alpha hydroxy wash to buy? I just heard of this stuff on these boards and I've never looked for it in the stores and I wanna try it because I read it was good for exfoliating and red marks. Which one would be the best to try?

md formulations has a great glycolic acid (aha) cleanser. It sucks at getting makeup off, but it works well on red marks and blemishes. It kinda stings, but I think it is the acid working! Md Formulations is at Ulta and it is a 12% compound of aha's. I follow with sa (no less than 2%) pads from Neutrogena and moisturize! Use a sunscreen too!!!!

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I've never heard of md formulations. Where is it sold at? Can I get it just at a regular drug store? Thanks for your help. :)

You can find it at ULTA. It personally didnt work for me, but everyones skin is differnt. Peter Thomas Roth makes some good products too. If you have a ulta store near you check it out.

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Ulta also has a web site. I think Sephora might have it too. (md formulations)

PS The thing that I do not like about Peter Thomas Roth products is that they combine aha's and bha's into one product. A derm once told me that many people (docs) that these products work best alone b/c together they cancel eachother out or at least lower the effectiveness. However, if you use them one at a time (even right after eachother with time between to soak into the skin) it is also effective. Just a little tid bit you may or may not care about.

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Ulta also has a web site. I think Sephora might have it too. (md formulations)

PS The thing that I do not like about Peter Thomas Roth products is that they combine aha's and bha's into one product. A derm once told me that many people (docs) that these products work best alone b/c together they cancel eachother out or at least lower the effectiveness. However, if you use them one at a time (even right after eachother with time between to soak into the skin) it is also effective. Just a little tid bit you may or may not care about.

I was just talking about their 3% aha wash, it works pretty good, non drying.

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