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Benefits of using Salicylic acid in Skincare : Beta Hydroxy Acid (BHA)

  When it comes to acne salicylic acid is at the top of the list. It is easily available and helps in drying out that zit effectively as you see it invading your face. Let’s know why salicylic acid is a popular choice among acne-prone skin concerns. What Is Salicylic Acid? Salicylic acid is a  Beta Hydroxy Acid  ( BHA ) that has been known for its beneficial effects in treating clogged pores and acne. Salicylic acid acts as an exfoliator that helps in dissolving the dead skin layer and keeps the pores clear. It has been used widely in the skincare industry and works very good on mild acne, blackheads and whiteheads. They also help in preventing future breakouts by clearing out the pores and dissolving dead skin and oil debris. People often confuse BHA’S with AHA’s but alpha hydroxy acids are totally different groups of agents and have different sets of actions. Popular AHA’s are glycolic acid, lactic acid, mandelic acid. Salicylic can be derived from willow bark extracts, t