Salicylic acid is a beta hydroxyl acid (BHA), it’s a natural product that is fairly gentle to the skin. This treatment is successful at reducing fine lines, wrinkles and diminishing the look of whiteheads and blackheads, it is also helpful at making the skin look more even.
It is mainly suitable for oily skin problems or those prone to acne, whiteheads and skin blemishes. The salicylic acid formula mixes freely with existing oils on the epidermis as well as sebaceous material within the follicle. This treatment can also be used on the body.
Am I suitable for treatment?
This treatment is suitable for oily, acne and congested skin types. At SJ Skin Aesthetics a full consultation will be carried out to assess your skin type to decide which treatment will be most beneficial for you.
How will the treatment feel?
You may feel a slight tingling sensation as the peel penetrates the skin, which will quickly subside after few seconds. This is followed with a relaxing application of mask and serums.
How long does it take?
The treatment will last for 45 minutes.
Is there any down time?
You can return to work as normal there is no down time.
What kind of results can I expect?
The treatment gives the skin a smoother and brighter appearance, whilst also having an anti-inflammatory effect. For best results a course of 6 treatments are recommended, this can also be combined with our advanced skin treatments.