What is Salicylic Acid?
In skincare, there are two categories of acids that are used in the exfoliation of the skin. There are alpha-hydroxy-acids (AHAs), which are derived from sources like sugar, sugar cane, fruit, or milk, and these are generally recommended for either dry, sun-damaged or aging skin. Next, there are beta-hydroxy-acids (BHAs), which are oil-soluble and great for oily, acne-prone skin.
Our Favourite Products With Salicylic Acid
AlumierMD Acne Balancing Serum
Acne Balancing Serum is an advanced, lightweight acne serum that penetrates pores to reduce acne, allows skin to heal, and prevents against the formation of new pimples. The innovative encapsulated salicylic acid system allows for a slow and even release into the skin, which minimizes irritation and promotes healing.
Oligopeptide-10 works synergistically with salicylic acid. Resveratrol and hinokitiol provide antioxidant protection. Sea whip, honey, aloe and Boswellia calm the skin and moisturize. Niacinamide and sodium hyaluronate work together to maintain skin’s natural hydrolipid barrier.
AlumierMD Acne Clarifying Cleanser
Acne Clarifying Cleanser deep-cleans pores and calms skin for a clearer complexion. Salicylic acid penetrates pores to help control acne pimples and allow skin to heal. Oligopeptide-10 works synergistically with salicylic acid to improve the appearance of acne. Boswellia, honey and rice bran extract soothe and hydrate skin, leaving it fresh, supple and comfortable.
AlumierMD Hydra Smooth
HydraSmooth moisturizer is an ultra-light, non-comedogenic hydrator specifically formulated to restore clarity to acne-prone skin.
Salicylic acid deeply penetrates pores to remove dead skin cells, help control acne pimples and allow skin to heal.
An innovative encapsulated salicylic acid technology provides controlled delivery into the skin, which decreases side effects and extends effectiveness over time. Hinokitiol, sea whip and boswellia relieve redness and irritation.
Allantoin and vitamin E maintain skin’s moisture balance and the hydrolipid barrier.
How to use Salicylic Acid in skincare?
After cleansing and applying treatment products, smooth 1-2 pumps over face. Use at night, or morning and night. Don’t over-use your retinol.