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Citric Acid

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known as citric acid

source citrus fruits or synthetic

function pH adjuster, mild exfoliant

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Citric Acid

Citric acid is a mild hydroxy acid derived from citrus fruits. It’s generally used in small amounts to adjust pH of fomulas, but may also be used in larger quantities as a gentle exfoliant.

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