Tag Archives: glycolic acid

Winter Skin Care: Exfoliate the Right Way

At Alpha Skin Care, we know that winter can make caring for your skin extra tough. We want to give you everything you need for skin care in any season to be a breeze! We are in the middle of a blog … Continue reading

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What’s on a Label?

Search alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) on Google and you will find pages and pages of information.  Most agree that alpha hydroxy acids are naturally occurring, nontoxic acids that have been used to help improve the appearance of skin for centuries.  … Continue reading

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The Skinny on pH

  Do you know what pH stands for?  Why is the pH level important in skin care products? Here is a quick explanation to help you be a savvy skin care shopper. Those two little letters, pH, stands for “potential … Continue reading

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Three Simple Steps to Glowing Skin

Toners and tonics and serums, oh my! Do you really need 8 steps in your skin care routine? Despite all the advertising and media hype, skin care is really very simple and doesn’t have to break the bank. There are … Continue reading

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AHAs – Nature’s Skin Care

Alpha Hydroxy Acids are the corner-stone of Alpha Hydrox skin care products.  But what are alpha hydroxy acids or AHAs as they are commonly known?  AHAs are naturally occurring acids derived from fruit, milk and nuts. Long ago, women took bathes … Continue reading

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It’s a Numbers Game!

What do the percentages listed on alpha hydroxy acid products really mean? Some skin care manufacturers and dermatologists want consumers to think they are getting higher percentages of AHAs in their over-the-counter products by listing them as 20%. The percent of glycolic … Continue reading

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