Pharmacie Uniprix - Logo
Your shopping list
  Print   Send

Total $0 Tx. Excl.

  Create an account Forgot your password ?

Aha – glycolic acid

Glycolic acid, hydroxyacetic acid.

Sugar cane, sugar beet. However, 99% of AHAs used in cosmetic products come from laboratory synthesis.

In lower concentrations (4% and -), AHAs act as hydration “magnets” (enhance hydration at the superficial layers of the skin). At concentrations greater than 4% and with a proper acid pH (3-4), AHAs can have an exfoliating action by degrading the links that tie cells together.

The most efficient and scientifically proven AHAs are glycolic and lactic acids.

AHAs may irritate the mucous membranes and skin. It is preferable to gradually build tolerance for AHAs.

Many products from the NeoStrata skin care line.

Services in pharmacy are the sole responsibility of pharmacist-owners. Only pharmacists are responsible for pharmacy practice. They only provide related services acting under a pharmacist-owner's name.

The Website deals with health-related topics. The information presented has been validated by experts and is accurate at the time of posting. In no way does it replace the opinion of a health care professional. Uniprix Inc. and its affiliated pharmacists accept no liability whatsoever in connection with the information provided on this Website.