Salicylic Acid for Beautiful Skin At Any Age

Salicylic Acid for AcneJune is National Acne Awareness Month and the perfect time  to get up  close and personal with salicylic acid.  One of the first and still  highly  effective   tools in the anti-acne tool box, it  is closely related to the  aspirin  we take  for  pain and fever.  Salicylic acid  is found primarily  in the bark of the  willow tree,and wintergreen leaves.   If you  see  willowbark extract  on a label of a skin care product , the active ingredient  here is salicylic acid.  Salicylic acid  is also known as Beta Hydroxy  acid, and is often compared to its more famous cousin, glycolic acid.

Salicylic Acid—Your Skin’s BFF

Salicylic Acid  has three valuable  properties for the skin:

Even in low concentrations, it  dissolves the   dry,dead cells on the skin surface, … Continue Reading…