alpha-hydroxy acid


noun

  1. a type of organic acid, commonly used in skin-care preparations, that has a hydroxyl group attached to the carbon atom next to the carbon atom carrying the carboxyl group

n.

  1. Any of various fruit acids with the capacity to trap moisture in the skin and initiate formation of collagen.

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