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Salicylic Acid

Blemishes and acne-prone skin are an all-too recurrent skincare issue; and lets face it, we're all sick and tired of trying to find the latest and greatest miracle product to help clear our skin out. With the help of Kiehl's Salicylic Acid based skincare products, clearing acne and blemishes is finally solved! Whether your looking to boost radiance or clear up acne-prone skin, Salicylic Acid is the ingredient to seek out. The skincare benefits are abundant: Salicylic Acid has the power to purify skin's surface, remove dirt, grime and bacteria, remove dark spots and treat acne. For the best acne treatment, try Kiehl's Blue Herbal Acne Cleanser Treatment to clear your skin of blemishes. Explore Kiehl's Canada's guide to Salicylic Acid skincare products.

Best Salicylic Acid Products

Powerful Salicylic Acid can be found as a base for many essential skincare products. For treating acne-prone skin, opt for Salicylic Acid based acne cleansers and facial lotions. When targeting specific zones on your skin, opt for Salicylic Acid based dark spot correctors or spot treatments.

Kiehl's Skincare Expert Answers - Can Salicylic Acid correct dark spots?

You wear your skin everyday - treat it well. Kiehl's Canada knows how important a proper, clean skincare routine is, which is why all of our Salicylic Acid products are recommended by the experts. Dark spots are a prominent insecurity for most. Salicylic Acid exfoliates your skin, and by encouraging and reinforcing the growth of new skin cells, dark spots are reduced. Explore Kiehl's range of Salicylic Acid skincare products to help target and correct dark spots on your skin.

Salicylic Acid FAQ

What is Salicylic Acid?

Salicylic Acid, otherwise categorized as a beta hydroxy, is often found to naturally derive from plants. This ingredient is often used in skincare for the purposes of exfoliating and clearing skin from acne breakouts. Simply put, Salicylic Acid is a must-have ingredient for your skincare routine.

What does Salicylic Acid do?

Salicylic Acid is a unique skincare ingredient: it has the power to breakthrough into skin's pores and unclog pores. This cleansing and exfoliating action leads to a decrease in breakouts and blemishes, as well as a treatment for existing trouble areas on skin's surface. Salicylic Acid based products with a higher concentration may also help skin with acne scarring, acne spots, and melasma. It is also an effective skincare ingredient for extremely oily skin types.

How to use Salicylic Acid?

When you feel you need to provide a natural boost to your skin's texture, opt for Salicylic Acid based skincare products. Rest assured that Salicylic Acid is a safe skincare ingredient to use daily. For optimal results, use salicylic acid based skincare products twice a day. Proceed with caution! Avoid morning use of salicylic acid skincare products if you plan on spending an extended period of time in the sun, as it can cause irritation and redness.

Is Salicylic Acid good for acne?

Most people's first instinct when noticing an acne breakout? To begin picking and popping at the stubborn imperfections that have invaded their skin. Those days are now over: with a safe and effective ingredient to tend to acne and blemishes, there is no reason to continue to pick at your skin. For those with blemished and acne-prone skin, Salicylic Acid acts as an exfoliating agent. Salicylic Acid as a skincare ingredient is recommended for pus-filled pimples, as well as papules, which are smaller and harder. This powerhouse ingredient also works to rid skin of whiteheads and blackheads. The action performed by Salicylic Acid reinfoces the growth of new skin cells and rids skin of dirt and residue left behind. By unclogging pores and exfoliating these dead skin cells, Salicylic Acid not only works to heal acne, it prevents further occurence by lowering skin's production of sebum.

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