Lactic Acid Liquid (80% Solution)



INCI Name: Lactic Acid

Ingredient Function: Exfoliation

Derived From: Fermentation of sugars

Composition: Lactic Acid, water

Appearance: Colourless to light-yellow liquid

Solubility: Soluble in water, glycerine and alcohol

PH: 0.5-1

Usage Rate: Typically 1-5%, up to 10-20%

Formulation Guide:

  • Add Lactic Acid Liquid/ Solution to the water phase of your formulation
  • Final product should be within PH 3.5 to 5.0
  • Lactic Acid is a milder alternative to Glycolic Acid
  • Lactic Acid is also used to reduce the PH of a formulation


Properties and Benefits of Lactic Acid to Skincare

  • Exfoliation/ Resurfacing Properties: Promotes a youthful and brighter skin by shedding the buildup of dull and dead surface-skin cells to reveal new, healthier skin cells
  • Anti-Ageing: Lactic acid helps minimize the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines
  • Skin-Brightening: It helps fade dark spots and hyperpigmentation
  • Improves skin texture
  • Moisturizing Properties: Lactic acid boosts the skin’s moisture levels, keeping it hydrated
  • Suitable for all skin types, including acne skins, and ageing/ matured skin types


Types of Products that Contain Lactic Acid

  • Lotions and creams
  • Cleansers
  • Face masks
  • Peels


*NOTE: This product is for external use only; Use for cosmetic formulations only ; Dilute before use

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