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hy·drox·y ac·id

(hī-drok'sē as'id),
An organic acid containing both OH and COOH groups, for example, lactic acid.

hydroxy acid

Any of the acids containing one or more hydroxyl (–OH) groups in addition to the carboxyl (–COOH) group, e.g., lactic acid, CH3COHCOOH).
See also: acid
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You'll need to wear sunscreen and moisturizer because products with alpha hydroxy acids make your skin a little sensitive, and you may experience some tingling or stinging.
They looked at 13 creams which contained the same active ingredients that skin specialists use, including Vitamin A, antioxidants, alpha hydroxy acids and sun filters.
Food and Drug Administration has recommended that cosmetic manufacturers alert consumers to potential skin sensitivity to ultraviolet (UV) radiation in products that contain alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs).
Scientific studies establish that cosmetics containing standard levels of alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), such as those sold by Murad, do not reverse degenerative changes in the dermis.
Chemical exfoliates like beta hydroxy and alpha hydroxy acids are dependent on proper pH for them to work best.
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.
Alpha hydroxy acids and Beta hydroxy acids may be useful in higher concentrations against acne, solar hyperpigmentation and photoageing.
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.
J, NeoStrata's innovation includes breakthrough research in Alpha hydroxy acids, which have become a standard among anti-aging technologies in the beauty category.
They include alpha hydroxy acids, which can also increase the thickness of deeper layers of skin, promoting skin firmness.
Daily exfoliating cream that contains Alpha Hydroxy Acids help to encourage continuous exfoliation of the outer layers of the skin and avoiding blockage of the follicles which is the primary cause of acne.
It's hydrating and instantly improves your skin's texture with a powerful combination of alpha hydroxy acids and repairing Vitamins B, and E.