Additionally, inhibits thromboxane synthesis and may even have antibacterial and/or antifungal properties
Alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) are natural fruit acids, including lactic acid
, glycolic acid
, and citric acid. AHAs are used topically to exfoliate, to treat stretch marks and acne scars, and to moisturize the skin. Adverse reactions may include stinging, irritation, burning, redness, swelling, and sloughing of the skin.