AHA

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AHAAmerican Heart Association
AHAAmerican Hospital Association
AHAAlcohol Health Alliance (UK)
AHAASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Humanitarian Assistance
AHAAlpha Hydroxy Acid
AHAAmerican Historical Association
AHAAthletes Helping Athletes (various locations)
AHAAmerican Homebrewers Association
AHAAyaan Hirsi Ali (foundation; New York)
AHAAcademy of the Holy Angels
AHAArchitecture and History of Art (UK)
AHAArabian Horse Association (Aurora, Colorado)
AHAAdult Hockey Association (various locations)
AHAAmerican Humanist Association
AHAAmerican Humane Association
AHAAustralian Hotels Association (Australia; est. 1839)
AHAAdvocates for Health in Action (North Carolina)
AHAArtists Helping Artists
AHAAmerican Health Association
AHAAmerican Hippotherapy Association
AHAAncient History and Archaeology (various locations)
AHAAccelerated Hub Architecture
AHAAdaptec Host Adapter
AHAAmerican Heritage Academy (various locations)
AHAAcetohydroxamic Acid (chemistry)
AHAAmerican Hereford Association
AHAAt Home America (home decorating accessories)
AHAAmerican Hardboard Association (Palatine, Illinois)
AHAAnimal Health Act (UK)
AHAAntihyperglycemic Agent
AHAAmerican Homeowners Association
AHAAustralian Healthcare Association
AHAAfrican Humanitarian Action
AHAAnesthesia History Association
AHAAmerican Homeschool Association
AHAAmmunition Holding Area
AHAAfter Hours Activities (various organizations)
AHAAmerican Hyperlexia Association
AHAActivity Hazard Analysis
AHAAlert Holding Area (Army definition)
AHAAssociation of HIVAIDS (Haiti)
AHAAmerican Hypnosis Association
AHAAirport Handling Agents
AHAAdmins Helping Admins (gaming leagues)
AHAAltoona Housing Authority (Altoona, PA)
AHAAerial Head Assembly (combat)
AHAArea Hazard Analysis
AHAAir Alpha Greenland (ICAO code)
AHAAnger Hostility Aggression
AHAAmerican Hardwood Association
AHAArrived Holding Area
AHAAmerican Helicopter Association
AHAAnimal Health Auxiliary
AHAAlbert Hydeman Associates
AHAAlberta Handgun Association
AHAAnalog Headend Assembly
AHAAssembly Hazard Analysis
AHAAutomated Historical Archives
AHAAlgorithmes Hybrides et Adaptatifs (French: Adaptive and Hybrid Algorithms)
AHAAlexander Hancock Associates (Davidson, NC)
AHAAssessment of Human Agency (Penn State University)
AHAAvon Health Authority (UK)
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Typical humectants include glycerin, sorbitol, urea, honey, collagen, sodium PCA, hyaluronic acid, alpha hydroxy acids and sugars.
Meanwhile, the natural alpha hydroxy acids in the Hexatein 5 Complex provide chemical exfoliation.
* Alpha hydroxy acids frequently used in OTC acne products include glycolic acid and lactic acid.
They contain glycerin, olive oil, alpha hydroxy acids, natural soy oil and other ingredients.
Next comes the all-over exfoliation with a blend of papapa and grapefruit with alpha hydroxy acids and jojoba seeds which slough off the dead skin ensuring your body is buffed and ready to go.
Using lotions or creams containing alpha hydroxy acids can help prevent these marks, which never disappear.
Soaking in a tepid bath, followed by application of an unscented lubricant that does not contain humectants such as urea, lactic acid, or alpha hydroxy acids, which may sting, helps restore the barrier function.
Honey "can be used to produce alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), a vital ingredient in the growing market for skin creams and moisturizers," he says.
Manufacturers, meanwhile, are continuing to diversify their lines, adding alpha hydroxy acids to cosmetics bases and other products in hopes of attracting consumers who have heard of AHAs.
It contains Lime Pearl Extract, a source of AHA (alpha hydroxy acids, which exfoliate the skin gently), extracted from Caviar Lime found in the Australian east coast rainforests.
Chemical exfoliates like beta hydroxy and alpha hydroxy acids are dependent on proper pH for them to work best.