02.21.2013
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AmLactin Ultra Hydrating Body Cream
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4.9 fl. oz. for $16.99
Category:Skin Care > Retinol Products > Body Lotions/Creams/Balms/Butters
Last Updated:02.21.2013
Jar Packaging:No
pH:5.00
Tested on animals:No
Review Overview

This AHA body lotion claims to restore moisture and soften dry skin—something almost any moisturizer can do. This contains AHA-like ingredients that have the potential to exfoliate skin, but the pH of this moisturizer is too high for them to work in this manner. That leaves you with a boring, overpriced body lotion whose best quality is being fragrance-free. It’s an average option for dry skin, and please don’t mistake this as having prescription strength for seriously dry skin. The formula lacks many key ingredients dry skin needs to repair itself and become healthier.

Claims

Unique ULTRAPLEX formulation—only AmLactin XL offers this patented high-potency blend of three alpha-hydroxy moisturizers clinically proven to work better than other prescription and nonprescription products. Restores lost moisture and softens dry skin—apply twice daily over entire body for best results.Works to exfoliate dead skin cells—returns skin to its natural healthy state and improves overall appearance. No prescription necessary.

Ingredients

Water Purified, Ammonium Lactate, Potassium Lactate, Sodium Lactate, Emulsifying Wax, Light Mineral Oil, White Petrolatum, Glycerin, Propylene Glycol, Stearic Acid, Xanthan Gum, Methylparaben, Propylparaben

Brand Overview

AmLactin At-A-Glance

Strengths: None.

Weaknesses: Expensive; the pH on all products is too high for exfoliation to occur.

For more information on this brand, please call 1-800-654-2299 or visit amlactin.com
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08.25.2014
Keratosis Pilaris

Amlactin is one of two products I've encountered that improve keratosis pilaris (bumps on the skin). Lactic acid is the ingredient that does the trick. It does not cure it, but along with exfoliation it makes quite a difference. I only use it for that though, so I don't know what it's like for normal skin. I can see why they want to market it to the general population instead of just people with skin conditions, but I think it might have been created with that purpose in mind.

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