alpha hydroxy acids

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alpha hydroxy acids

A family of hydroxy acid, in particular glycolic and lactic acids, used many of which are derived from food (e.g., fruits, milk) and used as exfoliants to improve skin texture by removing layers of dead cells, triggering cell regeneration.

Examples, AHAs
Alpha hydroxy and botanical complex, L-alpha hydroxy acid, alpha-hydroxycaprylic acid, alpha-hydroxyethanoic acid + ammonium alpha-hydroxyethanoate, alpha-hydroxyoctanoic acid, citric acid, glycolic acid, glycolic acid + ammonium glycolate, glycomer in cross-linked fatty acids alpha nutrium-3 AHAs, hydroxycaprylic acid, lactic acid, malic acid, mixed fruit acid, sugar cane extract, tri-alpha hydroxy fruit acids, triple fruit acid.
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Antiaging creams may include conventional moisturizing ingredients, and usually contain some specific anti-aging ingredients such as alpha hydroxy acids (AHA) and beta hydroxy acids or other chemical peels.
NeoStrata, based in Princeton, NJ, has a history of innovation that includes breakthrough research in alpha hydroxy acids, which have become a standard among anti-aging technologies in the beauty category.
- based, NeoStrata has to its credit innovation which includes breakthrough research in Alpha hydroxy acids, which have become a standard among anti-aging technologies in the beauty category.
It's hydrating and instantly improves your skin's texture with a powerful combination of alpha hydroxy acids and repairing Vitamins B, and E.
The latest creation from the Essie body line they blend natural emollients like Aloe Vera and Shea Butter with Essie's favourite fruit scents, oils and vitamins A and E to moisturise combined with Alpha Hydroxy Acids to exfoliate and increase skin regeneration.
There's no question that the big story throughout the skin care world has been the rise of tri alpha hydroxy acids as an active ingredient in skin lotions and related products.
Avoid combining exfoliating ingredients like alpha hydroxy acids and enzyme peels as you can "over peel" and sensitise your skin,' advises Debbie Thomas, Advanced Skincare expert (debbiethomas.co.uk)
Also tackling acne is the Nimue Y: Skin range, with triple alpha hydroxy acids in the Facial Wash (1.4 per cent, Dh158) and Facial Care lotion (5 per cent, Dh63).
Fruit acids are collectively known as AHAs (or alpha hydroxy acids), so look out for these.
They also feature the MultiPlex Moisturizing System, which the company describes as a unique combination of emollient and humectant factors and alpha hydroxy acids formulated to keep the skin soft and moisturized.
One such product is Poshe AHA Cuticle Care, a water-based cream formulated with alpha hydroxy acids and botanicals.
Tetyana went to work on my face and treated me to a gorgeous Nimue Advanced Rejuvenation Treatment that combines Alpha Hydroxy Acids with 35% glycolic solution for deeper exfoliation to lighten and smoothen skin (EUR80).