The Use of Lipohydroxy Acid in Skin Care and Acne Treatment.

  title={The Use of Lipohydroxy Acid in Skin Care and Acne Treatment.},
  author={Joshua A. Zeichner},
  journal={The Journal of clinical and aesthetic dermatology},
  volume={9 11},
Lipohydroxy acid is a derivative of salicylic acid with unique properties that explain its clinical effects in the skin. Lipohydroxy acid has skin renewing, exfoliating, and acne treating properties and is a commonly used ingredient in personal skin care products. The slow penetration of lipohydroxy acid results in an individual cell-by-cell exfoliation that is associated with excellent tolerability. Lipohydroxy acid has been shown to induce dermal thickening by stimulating glycosaminoglycans… CONTINUE READING

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