Ph: Test Your Skin And Products At Home

Figuring out the pH of your favorite products can be tricky on your own, but over-the-counter pH-testing kits, available at drugstores nationwide, take the guesswork out of it.

Simply smear a dab of the product you're on the pH strip, and check it against the color-coded scale provided. The darker the result, the higher the pH; the light the color, the more acidic it is. TriMedica AlkaMax pH Test Papers.

You can also test your skin's pH level with a pH meter, which uses a liquid to measure the skin's surface. This is usually performed by a doctor, but there are saliva pH strips, like pHion Diagnostic pH Test Strips, that you can use at home. Saliva is an easy way to test your body's overall pH level.