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Warning about GLYCOLIC ACID 30

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Paula Kurtzweil, writing for the Food and Drug Administration Consumer Magazine (USA), reveals that skin products containing alpha hydroxy acids can cause adverse reactions and increase the risk of skin cancer . . .

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A load of rubbish. Of course it can cause burning - its an acid. You just have to have some common sense when using it. It tells you not to apply it close to the eyes as the skin round there is very thin. And if you leave it on for too long, of course you will experience some redness. And as for sun damage, well duh! You are removing the top layer of skin, that is why in the instructions you are told to wear a moisturiser / sun cream with a minimum spf of 30.

They are completely safe, as long as you follow the instructions!

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