It is a natural occurring alpha hydroxy acid which is produced by the fermentation of sugar. It is used often in formulas for peeling. It is soluble in water and is a 80% lactic acid solution
Lactic acid and water
Cleansers, Masks, peels, creams.
Can be used in concentrations of 1-20%. Take caution of pH after the addition of lactic acid as it can cause skin irritation or skin burns. Correct pH to more than 4.
Good to use in peels, helps with skin rejuvenation and can reduce the appearance of fine lines.