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Salicylic Peel

Salicylic Acid Peel

If you are suffering with Acne and blackheads and if you have tried numerous solutions that never seem to deliver the results you expect then a Salicylic peel may be the treatment you have been looking for. A salicylic peel is an acid peel is designed to be applied topically to the skin to reduce acne, acne scaring and blackheads. A Salicylic peel will leave your skins feeling totally refreshed and clean.

What is a Salicylic acid?

Salicylic acid is essentially a pain reliever; it is the main ingredient in aspirin. When taken orally it is a first class pain reliever and boosts blood circulation. When applied externally the acid breaks down fats and fatty acids that are known to clog pores and thus cause acne and blackheads to appear. Salicylic acid is considered one of the best treatments for breaking down fat as it works so well.

How does a Salicylic acid peel work?

With a Salicylic peel a peel is applied to the skin and left for 10 to 20 minutes. The acid begins to burn away the fat around blocked pores and other areas of the face and when slowly peeled off the skin is left totally refreshed. It should be noted that many people suffer from shiny or red skin after a salicylic peel and this clears up quickly.

If should be noted that a salicylic peel works best after a number of treatments and for many people, depending on the severity of the acne or the intended results a series of 6 to 10 treatments is recommended.

Speak to our experts today about a salicylic peel to find out if this is the treatment for you.