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Salicylic Acid

Salicylic acid works as an exfoliating acid to dissolve the keratin that binds the outermost layers of the skin, encouraging the natural exfoliation process of the skin. Salicylic acids are a family of ingredients and can also be found on ingredients lists as beta hydroxy acid (BHA) or capryloyl salicylic acid.

What is Salicylic Acid?

Salicylic Acid is a beta hydroxy acid (BHA) derived from willow bark or synthesized in the laboratory. In skincare, it is used for It's exfoliating and acne-fighting properties.

What does Salicylic Acid do?

Salicylic acid offers benefits such as: - Exfoliates the skin's surface, promoting the removal of dead skin cells and debris, resulting in a smoother and more even complexion. - Penetrates deep into pores, helping to unclog and dissolve sebum and debris, making it effective for addressing and preventing acne. - Can help reduce the appearance of blackheads and whiteheads. - May have anti-inflammatory properties, contributing to the reduction of redness and swelling associated with acne.

Who is Salicylic Acid good for?

If any of the following apply Salicylic Acid might be a good option for you:



Enlarged Pores



Post Blemish Marks



Who should avoid Salicylic Acid?

If any of the following apply it might be best to avoid Salicylic Acid:

Related Allergy


Dry Dehydrated

Impaired skin barrier

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