(HealthDay News) -- Many skin products that claim to help sun damage, wrinkles and other hallmarks of age include a class of chemical compound called alpha hydroxy acids.
The National Women's Health Information Center says some people who use these products have adverse reactions, which may include:
- Excessive reddening.
- Swollen skin, particularly around the eyes.
- Itching or rash.
- Discolored skin.
- Increased risk of sunburn.
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