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Shop SkinCeuticals' product range using this powerful ingredient that exfoliates the skin and sheds dead skin cells, which leads to reduction of clogged pores and acne. Treat acneic pimples and blemishes on the daily.

Salicylic Acid

Salicylic Acid

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Salicylic Acid

Discover the best skincare products featuring Salicylic Acid, a powerful ingredient that exfoliates the skin, refines pores and reduces the formation of acne.

What Is Salicylic Acid?

Often used to treat acne, salicylic acid is oil soluble, and extracted from the bark of willow trees. It works by penetrates the skin at a deeper level to unclog and refine pores, exfoliating dead skin cells. This ingredient's exfoliating properties also help improve surface texture while enhancing skin radiance.

Is Salicylic Acid Bad For You?

Salicylic acid for skin is commonly used, however may cause dryness and potential irritation, thus, it is best suited for oily and acne-prone skin. Salicylic acid benefits include deep penetration of skin to exfoliate and remove pore clogging bacteria, skin cells and oil. This anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial ingredient reduces redness, oil secretion and the formation of acne, when used at an appropriate concentration.

How To Use Salicylic Acid

Salicylic acid for skin should be gradually introduced and increased into your skincare routine as skin adjusts. Salicylic acid products include salicylic acid cleansers, salicylic acid toners, and serums. The best salicylic acid cleansers for blackheads, such as SkinCeuticals LHA Cleansing Gel should decongest pores, smooth skin texture and brighten skin. Salicylic acid toners such as SkinCeuticals LHA Toner should be used next, immediately after cleansing face. Then, try salicylic acid serums like SkinCeuticals Blemish + Age Defense, to reduce the formation of acne. Blemish + Age Defense is formulated with salicylic acid to improve acne and blackheads, without the excessive dryness or irritation commonly associated with traditional acne treatments. Complete your regimen with a moisturizer to avoid dryness and irritation.

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