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any acid that has hydroxyl groups in addition to the hydroxyl group in the acid itself

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This new introduction leverages our company's scientific leadership in Alpha Hydroxy Acid technology and provides an important option for professionals seeking to optimize patient aesthetic results either alone or in combination with other procedures and home care.
Debra Luftman, an Encino dermatologist and UCLA instructor, is alpha hydroxy acids (extracted from fruit acids and dairy products) that can be used in various strengths in night creams, scrubs and peels.
Enhanced exfoliation with Alpha Hydroxy Acid peels helps skin speed its natural rejuvenation process," said Elizabeth Briden, MD, Director of the Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Institute and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School.
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).
It's an Alpha Hydroxy Acid derived from sugar cane - a variation of the kind used in many face creams.
With an alpha hydroxy acid, the effervescent sugar bath stimulates circulation and invigorates the skin.
Dish Drops(R) Dish Soap - The unique blend of alpha hydroxy acid and moisturizers keep hands soft while powerful grease cutters eliminate baked-on grime.
EmerginC has released Triple-Threat, a skin renewal system that exfoliates with a powerful blend of retinol, alpha hydroxy acid and beta hydroxy acid.
Customers using our Alpha Hydrox line of alpha hydroxy acid skin care products during the day to beautify and rejuvenate the skin, will now have a complementary retinol product for night time application.
Cognis detailed AHCare Amphoteric Hydroxy Complex which combines an active alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) and an amphoteric which controls the release of the acid to retain the potency of the AHA while virtually eliminating skin irritation.
Goldstein noted that, among other things, increased competition in alpha hydroxy acid skin care products, particularly from private label products, had reduced the rate of growth in sales of Alpha Hydrox products which were higher for the first six months of 1995 than for the first half of 1994 by 10.
GlyMed Plus specializes in alpha hydroxy acid preparations for exfoliation and treatment, but offers a full line for skin health which includes powerful sun protection, nutritional supplements and cosmetics.
s (TTI) alpha hydroxy acid following the settlement of patent infringement litigation between the two companies in the U.
Goldstein explained that the Company's introduction of new skin care products and competition from other producers of alpha hydroxy acid products were factors which prompted a decision by the Company to continue its aggressive advertising of Alpha Hydrox, the Company's proprietary skin care line, through the second quarter of 1995.
It is the medical community's internationally recognized leader in developing alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) and polyhydroxy acid (PHA) technology and formulations.