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New Age Attitude Toward AHAs
By: Christine Heathman
Posted: July 22, 2008, from the March 2007 issue of Skin Inc. magazine.
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In conclusion, finding the correct clinical solution to address the negative effects of facial aging requires the esthetician to seek education and search for scientific solutions. AHAs have a 50+-year history of substantiated proof, and the goal of any age-management procedure is to achieve clinical success by reducing wrinkles, increasing firmness via collagen stimulation, smoothing the skin, alleviating pigmentation morbidity and elevating hydration. AHAs can accomplish this and much more.
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