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Definition of Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA)

  1. Acid extracts from natural or synthetic sources that chemically exfoliate the top layer of skin; there are five types: citric acid, tartaric acid, malic acid, lactic acid, and glycolic acid; also known as fruit acids.


Added to the Nail Glossary on November 14, 2016

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