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What are AHAsAHAs belong to a group of weak acids, derived from natural sources such as sugar cane, apples, goat's milk and citrus fruits. The lactic acid found in goat's milk is one form of Alpha Hydroxyl Acid. It is said that, Queen Cleopatra, the last pharaoh of Egypt, also used goat's milk, to improve her skin's texture.
How do these acids work on skin?AHAs help in removing the dead cells from the outer layer of skin. Once the dead cells are removed, AHAs helps induce a chemical reaction, which in turn increases collagen synthesis. Collagen is a protein found in skin cells. This protein helps in making skin supple and is responsible for enhancing skin elasticity. Increasing collagen synthesis consequently helps in regaining the elasticity of skin and therefore contributing to a rejuvenated youth.
Benefits of AHAThis skin friendly acid has proven benefits in reducing fine lines, hyper pigmentation, acne scars, reducing age spots, skin lightening, and also in reducing the appearance of w