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Alpha hydroxy acid (AHA), also known as amygdalic acid. There’s scant research showing this to be an effective alternative to other AHAs. Unlike glycolic acid, mandelic acid is light-sensitive and must be packaged in an opaque container to remain effective.
Reference for this information:
Synapse Information Resources Inc., 2002.
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