alpha hydroxy acid (AHA)


Acid extracts from natural or synthetic sources that chemically exfoliate the top layer of skin; there are five types: citric acid, tartaric acid, malic acid, lactic acid, and glycolic acid; also known as fruit acids.

Keywords:   ingredients     natural nail care  

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Alpha Hydroxy Acids Can Save Time In Cuticle Care Services

July 1, 1995

Alpha hydroxy acids are in all kinds of skin care products, but what can they do for nail care? NAILS found out.

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