Sunday, 1 May 2016


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Salicylic acid peel is a superficial chemical peel which is gaining popularity. It has been found to be safe and effective in darker skin and Give the predictability, less downtime and efficacy compared with other peel. seeing popularity of this peel many patients come to me and ask for this procedure. lets discuss a  and know every thing about IT. 

What is salicylic acid peel??
Salicylic acid is a beta-hydroxy acid. Salicylic acid is derived from willow bark, wintergreen leaves and sweet birch. although it is acid but it does not burn the skin and very safe on skin.

How it works??

Salicylic acid is an excellent keratolytic agent means it remove upper dead skin and helps growing new skin. IBecause of its lipophilic nature, salicylic acid has a strong comedolytic effect and not only it gives instant glow but very effective in acne too. so basically it has two function.

Who should get this peel?

I personally feel as its very safe any person who wants glow can be go through this procedure but it is useful in certain skin conditions too.  It works in acne vulgaris, enlarged pores, rough and oily skin, melasma, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, and photoaging.

When not use this peel?

As I told these are not harmful at all but if you have any kind of allergy with salicylic better avoid such peeling

How many sittings ??

Peels can be repeated once in 2 weeks for 5-6 sessions.

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