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Glycolic Acid Increases UV-Induced Skin Pigmentation Levels - JAAD Study

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

Short-term use of 10% glycolic acid was found to increase skin tanning after exposure to UVB rays in Caucasian and Asian subjects and increase UVA sensitivity in Asian participants, according to a study published in the August Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

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