alpha-hydroxy acid love

alpha-hydroxy acid

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of various fruit acids that are capable of trapping moisture in the skin and initiating the formation of collagen.

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  • noun organic chemistry Any hydroxy acid, of general formula RCH(OH)COOH, used in the cosmetic industry for their supposed property of reducing wrinkles.

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