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Are Cosmetic Products That Have Alpha Hydroxy Acids Safe
Avoid with rosacea: Aha, Alpha hydroxy acid creams are generally safe to use and good exfoliants. Patients with acne and oily skin do well with aha. However, it may exacerbate people with rosacea. If you develop burning sensation and redness with use, you should stop. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have cosmetic products with alpha hydroxy acids been shown to be safe? They've been around awhile.
Yes: Alpa hydroxy acids are what can be referred to as "fruit acids". They are generally derived from high sugar sources: Lactic Acid from milk, glycolic acid from sugar cane, tartaric acid from wine. All are safe at low concentrations. Higher concentrations require medical expertise. Find a great skin expert either in plastic surgery or dermatology to help you with your skin. ...Read more
Alpha hydroxy acids: Alpha hydroxy acid is used as an exfoliant to help with wrinkles, roughness & variable pigmentation. It won't cause the skin to be younger but can give that appearance. ...Read more
What should a good over-the-counter moisturizer contain for woman in 40s looking for healthy skin and to reduce wrinkles? Retinol?Alpha hydroxy acids?
Would alpha hydroxy acids like glycolic acid help with red acne scars ? Its been on my face since october of 2012 and I've been on retin-a for 10 weeks
Wrinkles: Alpha hydroxy acid lotions are reported to reduce sun-damage & wrinkles when applied to the skin. ...Read more
Alpha hydroxy acid: removes outer layers of dead skin.Get a more detailed answer ›
I've recently been using an alpha hydroxy acid face cream & it says it's 8% aha of 70% solution. Does this mean the aha in the cream won't work?
Aha in face cream: No it does not mean the aha will not work. ...Read more
What can I do after using high concentration alpha hydroxy acid on my face to relieve burning and irritation?
Cool compresses: The irritation is what is needed for this medication to work. It increases the turnover rate of the facial skin cells. ...Read more
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Could I use alpha hydroxy lotions and hydroquinone on black on brown spots on skin to lessen color? Does application of these cause more sensitivity
Yes: Yes and these can cause some irritation. ...Read more
I have a huge tub of almactin alpha hydroxy lotion... Do you recommend this over Aveeno (oatmeal) body lotion? Very dry skin, chicken spots on legs, suggestions
I've used antibiotics, salicylic, benzoyl and sulfur for my acne, I am about to try alpha hydroxy, are there other OTC options I can try?
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