Perfluoropolyether phosphate: skin exfoliation after a topical pre-treatment, TEWL and skin elasticity, by in-vivo non-invasive methods.

@article{Ostacolo2007PerfluoropolyetherPS,
  title={Perfluoropolyether phosphate: skin exfoliation after a topical pre-treatment, TEWL and skin elasticity, by in-vivo non-invasive methods.},
  author={Carmine Ostacolo and Antonia Sacchi and Anna Bernardi and Sonia Laneri and Andrea Brunetta and Giovanni Pantini},
  journal={International journal of cosmetic science},
  year={2007},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={391-8}
}
Glycolic acid (GA) and other alpha-hydroxyacids (AHAs) are common ingredients of products designed to accelerate exfoliation of the skin. It is known that acidic pHs are essential in order to increase the efficacy of AHA-based products. The formulator is, therefore, obliged to achieve a difficult balance between performance (skin exfoliation) and risks (skin irritation). In order to overcome this problem, many common organic acids, and combinations of them, have been proposed, with marginal… CONTINUE READING
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