Lactic acid

Appears on 2 avoid lists

Included in 556 routines

Summary

Works for
  • Exfoliation
  • Moisturizing
  • Evens skin tone
  • Anti-aging
Irritancy risk
MEDIUM
WIMJ Team

An exfoliating and moisturizing alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA). Typically causes less irritation than other AHAs, for example, glycolic acid. At high concentrations (about 15%), lactic acid can help reduce lines and wrinkles. Recent studies show that lactic acid can support the "good" bacteria living on skin's surface (healthy skin microbiom)

Products with Lactic acid

WORKS FOR
  • Cleansing
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • niacinamide
  • lactic acid
  • alpha-glucan oligosaccharide
  • betaine
  • glycerin
  • inulin
  • +2 more
IRRITANCY
MEDIUM
Appears in 0 user routines
WORKS FOR
  • Anti-aging
  • Moisturizing
  • Evens skin tone
  • Anti-blemish
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • retinal
  • hydroxypinacolone retinoate
  • lactic acid
  • linoleic acid
  • cetyl alcohol
  • coco-caprylate/caprate
  • glycerin
  • helianthus annuus seed cera
  • Sunflower seed oil
  • helianthus annuus seed oil unsaponifiables
  • hydrolyzed jojoba esters
  • jojoba esters
  • linolenic acid
  • olea europaea fruit oil
  • polyglycerin-3
  • Black currant seed oil
  • Jojoba oil
  • squalane
  • Vitamin E
  • alteromonas ferment extract
  • triheptanoin
  • bacillus ferment
  • caprylic/capric triglyceride
  • cetearyl alcohol
  • +20 more
IRRITANCY
HIGH
Appears in 0 user routines
WORKS FOR
  • Exfoliation
  • Anti-aging
  • Evens skin tone
  • Moisturizing
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • glycolic acid
  • lactic acid
  • glycerin
  • saccharum officinarum extract
IRRITANCY
MEDIUM
Appears in 0 user routines
WORKS FOR
  • Moisturizing
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • Retinoid. Derivative of vitamin A.
  • lactic acid
  • panthenol
  • cetearyl alcohol
  • dimethicone
  • Octinoxate
  • glycerin
  • guaiazulene
  • hydrogenated ethylhexyl olivate
  • hydrogenated olive oil unsaponifiables
  • jojoba esters
  • laminaria ochroleuca extract
  • myristyl myristate
  • saccharum officinarum extract
  • sodium hyaluronate
  • squalane
  • bisabolol
  • Vitamin E
  • Avobenzone
  • c12-15 alkyl benzoate
  • +16 more
IRRITANCY
HIGH
Appears in 0 user routines
WORKS FOR
  • Moisturizing
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • Vitamin C
  • niacinamide
  • anhydroxylitol
  • lactic acid
  • panthenol
  • glycerin
  • Jojoba oil
  • sodium hyaluronate
  • theobroma cacao seed butter
  • allantoin
  • xylitylglucoside
  • betaine
  • butyrospermum parkii butter
  • camellia sinensis leaf extract
  • coco-caprylate
  • +11 more
IRRITANCY
HIGH
Appears in 0 user routines
WORKS FOR
  • Cleansing
  • Exfoliation
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • lactic acid
  • caprylic/capric triglyceride
  • Sunflower seed oil
  • titanium dioxide
IRRITANCY
HIGH
Appears in 0 user routines
WORKS FOR
  • Anti-aging
  • Exfoliation
  • Evens skin tone
  • Moisturizing
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • glycolic acid
  • lactic acid
  • glycerin
  • hyaluronic acid
  • sodium hyaluronate
  • +1 more
IRRITANCY
LOW
Appears in 0 user routines
WORKS FOR
  • Exfoliation
  • Evens skin tone
  • Anti-aging
  • Anti-oxidation
  • Anti-blemish
  • Moisturizing
  • +2 more
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • azelaic acid
  • glycolic acid
  • lactic acid
  • gluconolactone
  • melia azadirachta leaf extract
  • pyrus malus fruit extract
  • rubus idaeus seed oil
  • allantoin
  • Vitamin E
  • corallina officinalis extract
  • glycerin
  • mandelic acid
  • +8 more
IRRITANCY
MEDIUM
Appears in 0 user routines
WORKS FOR
  • Evens skin tone
  • Anti-blemish
  • Exfoliation
  • Moisturizing
  • Anti-aging
  • +1 more
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • salicylic acid
  • niacinamide
  • lactic acid
  • tetrapeptide-30
  • glycine
  • inositol
  • phenylethyl resorcinol
  • sodium lactate
  • sodium pca
  • sodium polyacrylate
  • caprylic/capric triglyceride
  • tranexamic acid
  • cetearyl alcohol
  • fructose
  • glycerin
  • +11 more
IRRITANCY
MEDIUM
Appears in 0 user routines
WORKS FOR
  • Cleansing
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • lactic acid
  • ascorbyl tetraisopalmitate
  • panthenol
  • Sunflower seed oil
  • Vitamin E
  • Rosehip oil
  • glycerin
  • +3 more
IRRITANCY
HIGH
Appears in 0 user routines
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