vegan skincare

Q&A: Lactic Acid – Is It Vegan-Friendly?

Q: I’ve come across lactic acid in several skincare products – can I still use these items if I’m vegan? A: Despite the name and the similarity to the word ‘lactose’, lactic acid as a chemical compound is vegan-friendly. Lactic acid is “produced industrially by bacterial fermentation of carbohydrates (sugar, starch)” and is often referred to within the skincare realm as […]