Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to glycolic acid or its derivatives

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  • adj. Pertaining to, or derived from, glycol

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  • Pertaining to or derived from glycol.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • A form of AHA called glycolic acid seemed to be the best bet, but what product to buy?

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  • Choosing a wrinkle cream with moisturizers as well as an important ingredient called glycolic acid, can help your wrinkles disappear forever.

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  • Using these in the shower are my favorite way to exfoliate, as opposed to applying lotions that contain acids, such as glycolic acid, which chemically exfoliate your skin.

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  • Fortunately, over-the-counter scrubs and moisturizers containing medical-grade exfoliants such as glycolic and lactic acids can help.

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  • One or more chemical solutions, such as glycolic acid, trichloroacetic acid, salicylic acid, lactic acid or carbolic acid (phenol), are applied to small areas on the skin.

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  • Marissa likes glycolic peels, so we recommended trying active naturals (with naturally-occurring glycolic AHA's).

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  • [A] combination of retinol, lactose and glycolic acid significantly decreased the number of wrinkles and the length of the wrinkled area.

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  • The 'well-chosen combination' in this case was 0.1 per cent retinol, 5 per cent lactose and 4 per cent glycolic acid (a commonly used Alpha Hydroxy Acid or AHA).

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  • That's the glycolic acid working, which combined with the natural plant enzymes of the yam and pumpkin extracts helps exfoliate the complexion, stimulate collagen, and boosts cell turnover. $46 at DermStore. com.

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  • That's the glycolic acid working, which combined with the natural plant enzymes of the yam and pumpkin extracts helps exfoliate the complexion, stimulate collagen, and boosts cell turnover. $46 at DermStore.com.

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