salicylic acid peel medical strength 10%
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- professional treatment for acne-prone skin
- controls sebum production
- kill acne causing bacteria
- deeply cleanse pores
- reduces scarring
Salicylic acid is a Beta Hydroxyl Acid. Occurring naturally in various plants. During the 5th century B.C., Hippocrates, a Greek physician, would often write about a bitter powder derived from the willow bark which acted as a painkiller and fever reducer. In modern times, salicylic acid is more commonly used as an effective treatment against acne and scars.
Salicylic acid is oil soluble, thus it is able to permeate through the epidermis (oil based). The dermis, which lies beneath the epidermis, is water based and thus Salicylic acid is unable to penetrate this layer. This makes Salicylic acid peels safe for at home use. However, care must always be taken to thoroughly cleanse skin before and after peel to maintain skin bacteria-free.
Salicylic acid peels 10% strength are ideal treatments for individuals who are new to salicylic peels. First time users should always start at 10% to avoid burns.
Precautions: Individuals allergic to Salicylic acid and aspirin should refrain from usage. If you are using certain medications like Retin-A or Accutane, always consult with your physician or dermatologist before applying peel.
RECOMMENDED TO BE USED BY PROFESSIONALS ONLY TO PREVENT AGAINST PRODUCT MISUSE THAT CAN RESULT IN BURNS. ALWAYS PERFORM A SMALL SKIN TEST BEFORE USING. USE ONLY PERCENTAGE THAT HAS BEEN PRESCRIBED BY A HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL
Step 1: Remove makeup
Step 2: Cleanse face with an oil-free cleanser and pat dry.
Step 3: Prep skin with an alcohol/water solution (50/50 mixture). This will help to break up any oil on skin's surface for a more even application. We recommend ASDM Beverly Hills Pre Peel Treatment Pad.
Step 4: Once dry, apply chemical peel as instructed in packaging.
Step 5: Leave on 1-5 minutes. Watch for redness, if too much redness or pain occurs immediately neutralize peel.
Step 6: Rinse thoroughly with warm water. No neutralising solution is needed. Salicylic Acid is self-neutralising.
What other products can I use in combination with Salicylic Acid peels? Throughout the week, follow up with ASDM Beverly Hills. Salicylic acid cream (Wait 1-2 days after peel to begin using this cream.)Important tips and what to expect after a Salicylic Acid PeelKeep the acid a quarter-inch or more away from the eyes and mucus membranes. Never use the peel on open wounds, irritated or highly sensitive skin. Don't use the product more than once a week. Avoid sun exposure for at least a day after the peel. Don't apply acid to skin that's been shaved within a day. A slight stinging sensation is normal. Skin may be red after a peel; the redness should fade.
Sunburn Alert: This product may increase your skin's sensitivity to the sun and the possibility of sunburn. Use a broad spectrum sunscreen with SPF 30+ and limit sun exposure while using this product and for a week afterward.
Ingredients: Propylene Glycol, Salicylic Acid
Tips to Remember Keep the acid approximatelt 1cm away from the eyes and mucus membranes. Never use the peel on open wounds, irritated or highly sensitive skin. Don't use the product more than once a week. Avoid sun exposure for at least a day after the peel. Don't apply acid to skin that's been shaved within a day. A slight stinging sensation is normal after applying the acid; if it hurts or is too uncomfortable, rinse off the acid. Skin may be red after a peel; the redness should fade.
Propylene Glycol, Salicylic Acid