zoology lab 1 part 2 - Tom Planavsky Abstract 1 for article...

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Tom Planavsky Abstract 1 for article 2 (300-350 words) Over the counter topical anti-aging products have been disputed for many different reasons, in this article, the effective ingredients in these products are discussed. The vitamins used in topical treatments are discussed, vitamin-A which is used to improve overall appearance and fine and, wrinkling roughness, pigmentation, and sallowness; vitamin-B which is used to improve fine lines and wrinkles, hyperpigmentated spots, red blotchiness, and skin yellowing; vitamin C which has been shown to improve skin texture, wrinkling and roughness; vitamin-E which scavenges free radicals preventing their ability to damage lipid cell membrane. Other ingredients are discussed such as antioxidants which have been found to decrease with age and irritation so they are needed to be replaced to slow the aging process; Alpha-Hydroxyl Acids which are used to exfoliate and remove dead skin cells from the surface; botanicals which are antioxidant, anticancer, and anti-inflammatory; moisturizers which because skin hydration is the most important part of skin care and appearance is also the most important ingredient in
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