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  • pH of face creams

    Posted by Karo_lina on April 27, 2022 at 9:39 am

    Hi, just for curiosity i was checking my face and eye creams (bought in a shop, not from my company) and it turns out pH of them was 3,5 to 3,9 . Can that kind of pH cause skin problems of any kind ? 

    abdullah replied 1 year, 9 months ago 4 Members · 6 Replies
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  • camel

    Member
    April 27, 2022 at 9:47 am

    Is it an exfoliating cream? Those generally have a lower pH. I think 3.5 to 3.9 would be okay.

    Here is a list from Paula’s Choice detailing the pH ranges of their various lines of products, you may find it interesting:

  • Karo_lina

    Member
    April 27, 2022 at 10:46 am

    Camel said:

    Is it an exfoliating cream? Those generally have a lower pH. I think 3.5 to 3.9 would be okay.

    Here is a list from Paula’s Choice detailing the pH ranges of their various lines of products, you may find it interesting:

    It is said on a label that it is moisturizing cream, and you can use it twice a day.

  • abdullah

    Member
    April 27, 2022 at 1:48 pm

    Yes it is completely safe. 

    What are the ingredients?

  • Karo_lina

    Member
    April 28, 2022 at 6:07 am

    Abdullah said:

    Yes it is completely safe. 

    What are the ingredients?

    so, won’t you have irritated and reddened skin after using a cosmetic with a pH of 3.5, twice a day for half a year?

  • graillotion

    Member
    April 28, 2022 at 6:24 am

    Karo_lina said:

    Abdullah said:

    Yes it is completely safe. 

    What are the ingredients?

    so, won’t you have irritated and reddened skin after using a cosmetic with a pH of 3.5, twice a day for half a year?

    I have a daily use cream deo…that was tested at 3.8 for a while.   Most people this was no issue.  I did have a single subject where this did cause mild irritation.  When I took the formula to 4.4, no one experienced any irritation.

  • abdullah

    Member
    April 28, 2022 at 12:05 pm

    Karo_lina said:

    Abdullah said:

    Yes it is completely safe. 

    What are the ingredients?

    so, won’t you have irritated and reddened skin after using a cosmetic with a pH of 3.5, twice a day for half a year?

    That depends on ingredients that you are using but suppose your ingredients work the same in each pH, a product with pH 3.5 will be better than 5.5

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