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Alternatives to alpha hydroxy acids in skin care

SpecialChem / Dec 16, 2009

Alpha hydroxyl acids have been used for both cosmetic and dermatological applications. However, topical applications of these compounds have come under scrutiny because of skin damage caused by UVB in the presence of these molecules. The authors of this technical paper have studied amino sugar compounds as a substitute for alpha hydroxyl acids. These compounds seem to prevent skin damage by mod

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