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Alpha Hydroxy Acid

A skin-smoothing fruit exfoliator is found in many types and skincare treatment products. Alpha Hydroxy is a general term for fruit acids. These can be in the form of malic, tartaric, lactic acid, glycolic acid. They are derived from natural sources and used to exfoliate the outer layer of the skin.

These acids help to deep clean and clear up clogged pores making them look smaller and more refined. Being consistent and using Alpha Hydroxy Acids once a week can help brighten dull skin, reduce pore size and keep your skin looking youthful. You can also use them daily as part of a consistent anti-aging skincare routine.

Alpha Hydroxy Acids may be contained in many different products, such as in a cleanser, serum or peel. Alpha Hydroxy Acids may also be combined for a more intense treatment.

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EWG skincare with Alpha Hydroxy Acid Skin-smoothing Fruit Exfoliator

Common Names {AHA, Glycolic, Malic, Tartaric, Lactic}

Types of Alpha Hydroxy Acids:

Glycolic Acid:
Glycolic Acid is naturally obtained from sugarcane. It is one of the most-known dull complexion removers that women use. Glycolic acid comes in the form of a liquid in a peel. But can also be found as an anti-aging ingredient in products such as a cleanser.

Malic Acid:
Malic Acid comes from apples and has become very popular in cosmetics. You can see it popping up in everything from lotions to shower gels.

Tartaric Acid:
Tartaric Acid is from grapes. Usually, when we talk about grapes and skincare, we automatically think of Resveratrol. But grapes have other powerful, compelling qualities in addition to being a powerful natural antioxidant.

Lactic Acid:
Lactic Acid is extracted from milk or dairy products. Yogurt and milk have been used as regenerative masks, and body washes throughout the centuries.

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Our professional dermatologist strength 10% Glycolic Acid Cleanser is safe to use every day to brighten your complexion.
Gently exfoliates and removes the look of dull skin while cleansing to reveal a brighter, smooth complexion. Our Alpha Hydroxy Acid Facial Cleanser is a fruity, light gel with Salicylic and Lactic acids.
Need an anti-aging makeover? Peel back the layers of dull skin with effective daily exfoliation and brightening to reveal a more youthful complexion.