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Allantoin
Known as a soothing, skin softening and anti-irritants substance.
Aloe vera
Aloe vera is a common material for skin care product and shampoo. Many cosmetics use aloe vera to cool and to soften skin / hair.
Alpha hydroxyl
If you need a substance that can peel the dead skin and soften skin at the same time, you should use beauty product that contains alpha hydroxy. This is the most common substance used for facial scrub or cleanser.
Alpha-hidroxy acid
Abbreviated as AHA. It is an acidic substance that able to shed any visible new skin layer. Usually derived from fruit distillation such as apple, orange and grape, also from milk.
Antioxidant
Anti-oxidant is commonly found in any skin-related product, in sunblock or moisturizer. This special substance acts to protect skin from the harmful chemicals. For example, car exhaust or burned waste fumes. Anti-oxidants can also be found in many fruits with vitamin C such as orange and strawberry.
Antiperspirant
Anti-perspirant acts to crease sweat gland reducing the production of sweat and body odor. If you sweat a lot, all you need is an anti-perspirant. For best result, apply anti-perspirant after bathing. Wait for a few minutes, then apply. The moisture on armpit can dilute the active ingredient of anti-perspirant and reduce the efficacy.
Astringent
Astringent is a special toner liquid that serves to control oil in skin and is usually used after cleansing. Usually found on the face freshener product.