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Under eye is where I have noticed the greatest improvements definitely.
Scubagirl~ If you google estriol cream there are a lot on the market. I am using bioentopic brand right now, but just ordered some more from in house pharmacy. Please make sure you do your research on it before using...it is a hormone cream so your gynecologist or GP should always be consulted.
Your formulations sound awesome! I can't wait to make a few of them. I am going to place an order for a few things and I am not sure how much lactic Acid I should order. Could you tell me appx in grams how much 2.5 tsp would be? I want to get extra to make serum w/ monistat that D mentioned in a post if I can find liquid Vit C.
Thank you so much for all your awesome formulations that you have posted!
I'll have to wait until tomorrow to weigh it out. I am mixing up some stuff then. Typically lactic comes in increments of 4 oz. That is a lot when you are only using 10% or so at a time. Even using it for peels it takes a LONG time to use up that amount. I got greedy and purchased an extra 4oz months ago and have yet to even open it.
Lactic acid is about 15g per 2.5 tsp to answer your first question. I didn't have time to weigh it out, but I did the math. I think that is your question. You actually said, "tell me appx in grams how much 2.5 tsp would be," right after talking about lactic so I made an assumption.
I am a little confused because you were talking about D's serum and she doesn't use lactic acid in her C serum. Of course you could be making two different things.
IF you are asking a general question about how many grams in 2.5 tsp then the question is unanswerable. 2.5 tsp of vitamin c will weigh much less than 2.5 tsp of lactic acid. 2.5 tsp of anything will weigh out differently according to specific gravity.
Gosh.. I'm sorry I was jumping all over the place! I was so excited about making something that I was talking about 2 different recipes. Sorry for the confusion & I really appreciate your patience & help!
your assumption was right. I needed to know the conversion for Lactic Acid from tsps to grams. D's Recipe below is measured in tsps & I wasn't sure how many grams to order.
I didn't realize it but I was actually mixing up KadeeBelle's Ky Serum & DCNGA's Monistat Recipe. I hope I got that right this time!
Anyway D's Recipe below is the one that I decided on starting with first. I have been using Hyaluronic Acid 1% & Squalane under my moisturizer- then I use Monistat Anti-Chaffing for primer under my makeup & It has been working great for me. So I figured the monistat base would be best. I love it under my MU & it so much cheaper than Urban Decay's primer potion.
This is DCNGA's Recipe
¾ Tsp of L-Ascorbic Acid
1/8 Tsp of Vitamin C Liquid (oil soluable VitC-Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate)
1 oz Monistat Gel Powder
Thanks again for your help!
Oh yeah.. My Retin-A arrived today. It came pretty quick - just over a week.
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