Salicylic lotion is an inexpensive and simple remedy for acne, which has a pronounced anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and exfoliating action. It is able to effectively eliminate the consequences of acne, rid of clogged pores and red tubercles.
In addition, salicylic lotion is the ideal remedy for those who suffer from pigmentation and increased sebum. You can buy it in almost every drugstore and, as a rule, it will contain 2% BHA acid and a complex of antioxidants.
Salicylic lotion effectively removes dead cells, easily penetrates into the pores, destroys bacteria that cause the appearance of various kinds of inflammation, mildly disinfects and cleanses the surface of the skin, and also regulates the work of the sebaceous glands. In addition, it is very effective in combating acne and post-acne, great for eliminating the processes of putrefaction in the pores and preventing the appearance of comedones. Salicylic lotion also excellently exfoliates the surface of the skin, it is easily distributed and absorbed rather quickly, leaving no sensation of an unpleasant sticky film. Immediately after its application, the skin acquires a matte appearance, and the redness decreases in size.
The use of salicylic lotion in combination with glycolic acid allows several times to increase the beneficial effect of the agents and, as a result, improve the final result. Working together, these two products create the effect of a powerful peeling, thanks to which the skin quickly gets rid of comedones and black dots. In addition, the risk of developing new inflammation is reduced (and the skin's ability to recover is increased). Salicylic lotion, used together with glycolic acid, is the optimal solution for those who have mild acne, and for those who suffer from severe forms of its manifestation.
This tool should be used once or twice a day (immediately after washing). To do this, you need to apply a few drops of solution to a normal cotton disc and wipe their face.
In the case of using a therapeutic agent, for example, a special anti-inflammatory cream, it can be applied only after applying lotion. The most important thing is to observe the measure, because with an overdose of this cosmetic solution can pretty much overdry the skin. In addition, as possible side effects, experts identify the appearance of irritation, itching and redness after using a remedy such as salicylic lotion. Reviews at the same time indicate that all these symptoms, as a rule, immediately go away after the use of the solution is canceled.
As main contraindications to the use of cosmetologists denote the presence of individual intolerance and hypersensitivity to the components that make up the lotion, fresh injuries of skin and rashes caused by herpes. Prolonged exposure to open sun and telangiectasia are also the reasons for using this remedy.