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What does DHA stand for?

DHA stands for Dihydroxyacetone

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Due to its unique, very tight, double-coating, it has an excellent photostability and an outstanding compatibility with other UV filters such as avobenzone, and also with acrylate thickeners as well as other challenging ingredients such as ascorbyl palmitate and the self-tanner, dihydroxyacetone, said the company.
The main ingredient in spray tanning treatments is dihydroxyacetone, or DHA, which works by reacting with the dead layer of surface skin.
However, traditional products do not provide real skin pigmentation, but instead include chemicals like dihydroxyacetone (DHA), which react with proteins in the upper skin layer and produce colored degeneration products.