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Keratosis Pilaris

These red bumps on the legs and the backs of arms occur when sticky cells within the hair follicle clump together to form a plug, preventing them from being whisked away through routine exfoliation. This common condition, believed to be genetic, can be minimized but not cured with lactic acid creams or scrubs.

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A hydrating compound found in plants that encourages cell division, the popular anti-aging ingredient is thought to reduce wrinkling and even skin tone and texture.

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Kojic Acid

This skin lightener, especially popular in Japan, has been proven to be effective at blocking the production of new melanin in the skin, but it can also cause skin irritation when used in higher concentrations.

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