WHAT IS SALICYLIX SALICYLIC ACID 12% OINTMENT
SALICYLIX Salicylic Acid 12% Ointment made by reputable and branded manufacturer Dr.Reddy’s – is a beta hydroxy acid (BHA) topical anti-inflammatory ointment for chemical deep blackheads destruction, acne eliminator, pores unplugger and skin oil dissolver. Strong 12% Salicyllic Acid ointment is a deepest available skin pores penetrator. Naturally derived acid penetrates pores extremely deep, softly and gently exfoliates all the skin layers effectively, cleaning away deeply blocked blackheads, disassembling buildups, removing dead skin cells and excess skin oils and fats.
Salicylic acid 12% ointment is a good choice for superficial skin issues such as sun spots and acne skin texture. Used in combination with other treatments it can be helpful for other dark spots. Salicylic acid 12% is an effective lightening agent, but most effective when used in combination with other lightening products such as Hydrqouinone cream, Azelaic Acid 20%, Retinoids or Glycolic Acid.
Salicylic acid 12% as a cosmeceutical and medical ointment is used most commonly to help remove the outer layer of the skin. As such it is used to treat such a skin problems as warts, psoriasis, dandruff, acne, ringworm, and ichthyosis. As with other hydroxy acids, salicylic acid is a key ingredient in many skin-care products for the treatment of seborrhoeic dermatitis, acne, psoriasis, calluses, corns, keratosis pilaris, acanthosis nigricans, ichthyosis and warts.
Salicylic Acid 12% is a strong ointment and generally used to treat psoriasis, acne, warts, corns, and other dry & scaly skin conditions. By increasing the amount of moisture in the skin 12% Salicylic Acid helps shed dead skin cells from the outer layer of the skin. Salicylic acid 12% used for skin whitening / bleaching, also as anti-acne treatment solution, as a peel solution and anti-inflammatory ointment. OKDERMO skin care store providing two concentrations of Salicylix Salicylic Acid ointments:
- Mid strength Salicylix SF6 – Salicylic Acid 6% 50g;
- High strength Salicylix SF12 – Salicylic Acid 12% 50g;
WHY TO USE SALICYLIX SALICYLIC ACID 12% OINTMENT
Topical Salicylic Acid 12% ointmnet is used to help clear and prevent pimples, acne and comedones, also skin blemishes in people who had acne. 12% Salicylic acid ointment is also used to treat skin conditions that involve scaling or overgrowth of skin cells such as psoriasis (red, scaly patches on the body), ichthyoses (skin dryness and scaling), dandruff, corns, calluses and warts on the hands or feet. Topical 12% Salicylic acid treats acne by reducing swelling and redness and extremely effectively unplugging blocked skin pores (blackheads), allow pimples to shrink. It treats other skin conditions by softening and loosening dry, scaly, or thickened skin so that it falls off or can be removed easily.
Salicylic acid 12% scientifically classified as keratolytic, or more popular name – peel agent and it works by causing the outer layer of skin to shed. Once it has penetrated the skin, the acid part of the molecule can dissolve some of the intercellular ‘glue’ that holds skin cells together. 12% Salicylic acid works by loosening and breaking apart desmosomes (attachments between cells in the outer layers of the skin). This action encourages exfoliation of skin and unclogging of pores, destruction of whiteheads and deeply blocked blackheads. Saliylic acid 12% is also lipophillic, which means it can penetrate into oily skin directly to clogged pores, resulting in a deep cleaning from within deepest skin layers, cleaning up all the skin oil canals. Salicylic acid 12% can reduce sebum secretion, which is another indirect way it can help reduce acne and inflammation caused by it.
Salicylic acid 12% ointment is a common and effective skin care and treatment solution for a wide variety of skin problems like warts, acne, oily skin conditions. As a psoriasis treatment, salicylic acid 12% acts as a scale lifter, helping to soften and remove psoriasis scales. Strong 12% Salicylic acid ointments can cause irritation when left in contact with the skin for too long. Skin may absorb too much salicylic acid if used over large areas of the skin. Salicylic acid 12% may also weaken hair shafts and roots and make hair more likely to break, leading to temporary hair loss.
SALICYLIX SALICILIC ACID 12% OINTMENT FEATURES
Description: Salicylix Salicylic Acid 12% Ointment is an effective acne-pimple cream lotion ointment which clears pimples fast. Salicylic acid 12% is maximum strength for the more stubborn cases that do not respond to mild acne treatments.
Kills acne bacteria that cause pimples: Unlike acne medications which fight pimples only with keratolytic action, the 12% Salicylic acid in Salicylix ointment actually kills the acne bacteria that cause pimples.
Helps dry up excessive oil: When applied to pimple areas it helps dry up excessive oil around the acne breakout area.
Helps deeply unblock pores: Salicylic acid 12% helps keep skin clear by helping to unblock deepest pores from within the lower skin layer, which have become clogged with blackheads and oily secretions.
HOW TO USE SALICYLIX SALICYLIC ACID 12% OINTMENT
- Wash skin thoroughly and dry well.
- Dab on the ointment smoothing it into oily acne pimple areas of face and neck.
- In case of skin lightening usage use it separately or mix with moisturizers, vitamin C, A.
- Apply once a day initially, then twice a day, or as directed by a dermatologist