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PostPosted: Wed Jun 07, 2017 4:45 pm    Post subject: BHAs Reply with quote

Hi Dr. Todorov,

- I'm wondering if you have any updates on the effectiveness of BHAs. It seemed that you last addressed the topic sometime around 2006, and I wondered if new studies had been done since, as from what I can tell on the internet, BHAs and AHAs target two different areas, with BHAs exfoliating deep within the pore, and AHAs only being on the surface. As well as BHAs having an anti-inflammitory effect, helping redness, bumps, and also increasing collagen. i.e. BHAs may not simply be for if you only have acne.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 14, 2017 9:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BHA's don't seem to have been studied much lately. Their main applications remain acne treatment and certain types of chemical peels as far as I know.
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