Alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) are derived from water soluble sugary fruits. All skin types can benefit from their use. AHA’s share comparable properties with Beta Hydroxy Acid. They both help to remove the surface cells that can be clogging pores and help improve cell turnover. They both also help diminish the look of lines and wrinkles, help skin look and feel firmer, help improve dull, uneven skin tone, and smooth rough texture. The distinct features of AHA’s are they can enhance the skin’s natural moisturizing factors and can help reduce the visible signs of sun damage. The most common AHA’s are Glycolic and Lactic Acid while Salicylic Acid is the most common BHA.