When it comes to skincare, sometimes less is more. As we’ve covered in the first 2 segments of this series, overusing or combining certain products can have the opposite effect of the one you are […]
Posts Tagged ‘AHA’
What if we tell you that Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA) treatments were a part of Cleopatra’s daily skin regimen! The earliest known use of AHA’s, albeit in their natural form, right from sour milk baths, to applying freshly squeezed lemon juice was a common beauty practice.
Before you decide to get a chemical peel either at the doctor’s office or at a clinic/spa, be sure to understand the differences in the types of chemical peels! There are 3 main types of chemical peels: AHA, TCA, and phenol. They are all named after the chemical compound of which they are composed of.
How many of us think that age spots are completely related to age? I too, accepted age spots as part of the ‘growing older’ skin genesis. Little did I know that these little brown spots were a lot more than just a side effect of aging.
AHA is an acronym for alpha hydroxy acid, a fruit acid derived from various plant and milk sugars. With over 200 manufacturers producing products that contain this key ingredient, I thought you would want to know more about it.