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This light exfoliator serum is one of the brand’s hero products, with customers praising its ability to make skin look brighter (thanks to a healthy amount of lactic acid in the product) yet cause no dry flakes or patches.
Infused with natural fruit enzymes and lactic acid, the cooling gel gently sweeps away dead skin and leaves the complexion noticeably brighter and smooth to the touch.
For sensitive skin, look for cleansers with lactic acid or hydrating ingredients like glycerin, which aren’t as drying as those made for oilier types.
Apparently the female pharaoh bathed in fresh mare's milk scented with honey, and though it wasn't known at the time, the lactic acid in milk dissolves the bindings that hold dead skin cells together, resulting in a smoother surface.
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: a chemical produced by the body in your muscles during exercise
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