Comparative in vivo study of the efficacy and tolerance of exfoliating agents using reflectance spectrophotometric methods.

@article{Rizza2010ComparativeIV,
  title={Comparative in vivo study of the efficacy and tolerance of exfoliating agents using reflectance spectrophotometric methods.},
  author={Luisa Rizza and Giuseppina Frasca and Claudia Bonina and Carmelo Puglia},
  journal={Journal of cosmetic science},
  year={2010},
  volume={61 3},
  pages={
          247-58
        }
}
The aim of the present study was to compare the effectiveness and the safety of different topical agents (glycolic acid, mandelic acid, and grape juice acid mixture) in skin exfoliation by objective instrumental methods. To evaluate the exfoliating effects of these substances, a new experimental in vivo protocol based on DHA (dihydroxyacetone)-induced skin pigmentation was used. Skin acceptability towards acid application was investigated by the evaluation of skin erythema induced by topical… 
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