If you’re looking for an ultra nourishing moisturizer while a no frills approach, you may want to check out the Mario Badescu Buttermilk Moisturizer. Right off the bat, its important to note that you won’t actually be slathering buttermilk all over your face. Instead, this formula gathers some of the most beneficial compounds found in dairy products, like lactic acid, to improve the appearance of your skin. Lactic acid is a slightly more mild AHA. Due to its slightly larger molecule size than glycolic acid, this chemical exfoliant is great for providing solid exfoliation without some of the negative and irritating side effects. Lactic acid can also be used by a wider range of skin types on a more regular basis, because it’s ability to also act as a humectant. Humectants draw water to the skin, which helps to create well rounded hydration that lasts all day. In combination with allantoin and chamomile, this product would be ideal for those of you who are looking for a regular, yet more gentle formula of hydrating and soothing exfoliation.