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ph level required for different skincare ingredients...!
y
2017-02-26 03:40
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Hi guys!

I'm trying to make my own DIY facial serums, but have no clue which skincare ingredients work best at which ph levels

For example, I know L-Ascorbic Acid (a form of Vitamin C) works best at ph 2.5-3.5... But what about Hyaluronic Acid? or Alpha Arbutin? or Green Tea Extract? or Ceramides...? If anyone knows the different ph requirements for different skincare ingredients, please help :D! <3

z
2018-07-24 14:12
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you can buy pH tester

H
2020-06-10 22:15
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I'm glad that someone talks about ph of the skin because I'm also interest in this topic too. Personally, I would focus on active ingredient like vitamins(ascorbic acid) aha bha pha - required low ph lower than 3.8 to work effectively (I think)
vitamin a, niacinamide- required high level too work well ( I think it's around 7)
when I put my skincare routine I will avoid using skincare that has a different levels, so the active ingredient will work effectively!

hope I can help

S
2020-08-05 05:47
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Hello!

I would not recommend making DIY skincare.
Instead, buy a serum, usually their formulas are better

:) bye

k
2020-08-19 16:45
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please dont try to make it by yourself.

L
2020-08-21 02:15
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Please see the 2 below articles, I hope they can assist:

https://www.paulaschoice.com/expert-advice/skincare-advice/myths/the-ultimate-guide-to-ph-and-your-skin.html


https://www.reddit.com/r/AsianBeauty/comments/5wcugu/psa_cleanser_ph_part_deaux/

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