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Synonyms for acid

Synonyms for acid

Synonyms for acid

any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt

being sour to the taste

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having the characteristics of an acid

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AmLactin XL[R] contains the unique patented ULTRAPLEX[R] formula, which is an extra-strength blend of three moisturizing compounds that are derived from lactic acid, an alpha-hydroxy acid moisturizer.
AmLactin XL contains the unique patented ULTRAPLEX formula, which is an extra-strength blend of three moisturizing compounds that are derived from lactic acid, an alpha-hydroxy acid moisturizer.
AmLactin moisturizers contain alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs), which are effective at exfoliating and hydrating the skin.
Formulated with Alpha-Hydroxy Acids, Collagen and Vitamin E
Murad noted that the most popular alpha-hydroxy acids for the skin include glycolic acid, from sugarcane, and lactic acid, from milk.
Few 100 per cent organic soaps exist on the market today and nothing can beat the unique properties of camel milk which is rich in anti-oxidants and alpha-hydroxy acids that offer unique anti-ageing properties reducing ageing spots and pigmentation while making the skin plump and smooth with less wrinkles," said Monal Zeidan, co-founder of camelmilksoap.
AmLactin[R] moisturizers contain alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs), which are effective at exfoliating and hydrating the skin.
Alpha-hydroxy acids can help with acne by opening and clearing the pores.
For instance, he explains why alpha-hydroxy acids soften the appearance of wrinkles but don't eliminate the underlying problem.
A moisturiser's most basic job, therefore, is to supply the skin with moisture,although creams today contain additional extras such as alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs,also known as fruit acids), vitamins, enzymes and liposomes.
Now, here's the good part: If you start smoothing on creams that contain alpha-hydroxy acids or vitamin C (acne and anti-aging lotions often have them) while the marks are still pink, they'll fade faster, says dermatologist Dr.