Alpha Hydroxy Skin Care
~ The AHA's ~
hydroxy acids have been gaining in popularity over the past several
years because of the range of benefits it has on facial skin. Alpha
Hydroxy Acids, (AHA), are natural organic acids which are commonly
found in nature.
The success of AHA's in the effective treatment
of aging skin has been extensively documented.
The common forms of the AHA's found in alpha
hydroxy skin care
products are glycolic acid, lactic acid, tartaric acid, citric acid and
malic acid. Alpha Hydroxy Acids are effective
that can be found in a wide range of skin rejuvenation products.
which include glycolic acid, citric acid, lactic acid, tartaric acid
and malic acid are known to be quite effective in. . .
- stimulating skin repair
- increasing collagen production
- increasing skin thickness
- improving skin elasticity
- diminishing acne
- improving skin texture
- improving skin tone
- decreasing enlarged pores
The rapid increase in the popularity of alpha
hydroxy skin care products is primarily due to the fact that the AHA's
presents quite an impressive array of effective rejuvenation properties.
the different forms of the AHA's glycolic
acid is by far the most
the one most widely used in skin
Glycolic acid is an acid extracted from sugar cane
and beets. Citric acid is found in citrus fruits while milk (dairy) is
origin of lactic acid which is considered to be a gentler skin care
treatment, particularly for those with sensitive skin.
Natural skin care recipes will include
grapes as an anti-aging ingredient because of the benefits provided by
the malic acid. Homemade skin care recipes will also frequently include
apples or pears for the milder rejuvenating effects of tartaric acid.
Check out the selection of effective AHA
products in the skin care
shop when you review the range of anti-aging
skin care treatments available for your skin care regimen.