What are alpha hydroxy acids?
Alpha hydroxy acids are naturally occurring acids in certain plants and fruits including sugar cane, apples, grapes and citrus fruit.
How do alpha hydroxy acids work?
Alpha hydroxy acids work by ungluing dead cells on the surface of your skin and inside your pores so they can slough off more easily.
How does this affect my skin?
By decreasing the thickness of dead cells on the surface, you can expose a new layer of skin which has a smoother texture and more uniform color. Recent studies have shown that continued use of alpha hydroxy acids may cause the top layer of living cells to plump up, creating a more youthful appearance.
What type of skin benefits most from alpha hydroxy use?
Dry, sun damaged skin with blotchy pigmentation or fine wrinkles benefits most, as well as skin prone to acne.
Will alpha hydroxy acids make my skin sun sensitive or irritated?
No, however we recommend sunscreens be worn as a routine in any skin care regimen..
How long will it be before I notice a change in my skin?
If you are like most people, you will begin to feel a softening of your skin within two to three weeks. It may take several additional months, however, to achieve your best results.
Can I use AHA products with other skin care products ?
This products work synergistically with the Topical Vitamin C 's, Retinol's, Tretinoin (Retin A), Prevage, Skinmedica TNS, Nia24, Ahava
What types of AHA products do you carry?
We carry many products from different manufacturers each formulated for a specific area and application: The SkinCeutical', Glytone, NeoStrata, MD Formulations, MD Forte, Skinmedica, Babor, Dr.Grandel