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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1990 - Alpha hydroxy acids in face and hand creams promise to make your skin look younger with time and repeated use.
The science of Alpha Hydroxy Acids in skin care was pioneered by NeoStrata's founders who wrote the dermatology textbook chapter and created the first glycolic acid peel," said Barbara Green, R.
Soaking in a tepid bath, followed by application of an unscented lubricant that does not contain humectants such as urea, lactic acid, or alpha hydroxy acids, which may sting, helps restore the barrier function.
Honey "can be used to produce alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), a vital ingredient in the growing market for skin creams and moisturizers," he says.
Exuviance is clinically proven to reduce lines and wrinkles, increase firmness, smooth texture and even skin tone with a patented bionic blend of highly evolved Polyhydroxy and Alpha Hydroxy Acids.
Also tackling acne is the Nimue Y: Skin range, with triple alpha hydroxy acids in the Facial Wash (1.
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).
Alpha hydroxy acids will inactivate unstable ingredients like vitamin C and retinol, so be sure to use the ingredients separately.
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.
Rodan's favorite over-the-counter moisturizer is AmLactin, a fragrance-free moisturizer with lactic acid and alpha hydroxy acids that remove dead skin.
The product's dual-action formula offers Hydroquinone, the strongest skin-lightener available without a prescription, to fade discoloration, in combination with the Alpha Hydroxy Acids in Glycolic Acid to exfoliate, improving the penetration of the lightening agent.