Use of Nonprescription Alpha-Hydroxy Acids

W. Steven Pray, Ph.D., R.Ph.


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AHA-Induced Moisturization

AHAs also have a moisturizing effect. By increasing the moisture content of upper skin layers, AHAs smooth out fine lines and wrinkles, as well as relieve dryness and flakiness.


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