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Salicylic Acid Face Mask : The Dermaco 2% Salicylic Acid Mask Review

When it comes to acne prone skin there are some ingredients that I absolutely love . One of them is salicylic acid. It is an amazing ingredient for acne prone skin. 

Salicylic acid is a potent BHA or beta hydroxy acid which is used widely in skincare, prescribed by many dermatologists for treating mild to moderate forms of acne.

Salicylic acid has keratolytic properties which helps in dissolving dead skin cell layers which helps in unclogging pores. It also helps in reducing inflammation which can reduce the size of existing acne too. 


Acne can be both inflammatory or non-inflammatory. For more details click here.


Salicylic acid serums and masks are a good way to reduce blackheads and whiteheads on the skin which can contribute to future breakouts.


In today's post I'm reviewing the newly launched 2 percent salicylic acid mask by The DermaCo.


Coming to the product details-


What does the product say ?

This wash off mask is mainly targeted towards blemish prone or acne prone skin. It contains Key ingredients like-

  • Salicylic acid to remove dead skin cell layers and reduce sebum production.

  • Kaolin clay to remove excess oil from the skin.

  • Activated charcoal which helps in detoxifying the skin by pulling out the dirt and impurities from the skin.

The mask can help in achieving a brighter and more clearer complexion if used regularly. 


Ingredients- (from the official website)

Aqua, Kaolin, Bentonite, Caprylic Capric Triglyceride, Pentylene Glycol and 4-T-Butylcyclohexanol, Ethoxydiglycol, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Aloevera Extract, Methyl Propanediol, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Propylene Glycol Dibenzoate, Polyurethane 35, Glyceryl Stearate Citrate, Glyceryl Monostearate, Glycerin ,Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate, Salicylic Acid, Charcoal, Chamomile Extract, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-di-t-butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Titanium Dioxide, Xanthan Gum, Sodium PCA, Disodium EDTA, EthylhexylGlycerin, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Hydroxide


Price- 499 INR

Quantity- 50 gm


Packaging-

The product comes in a tub packaging with a spatula.


Texture and consistency-

The mask has a smooth texture which glides on easily on the skin. 



Application-

Apply an even layer on cleansed face. Leave it for 10-15 minutes. Wash it off with lukewarm water and follow up with a hydrating moisturizer.


My experience with the product-



I really do like a good salicylic acid product for my skin as it helps in providing a nice exfoliation to the skin. Normally I go for serums for my skin but this time I decided to give this mask a try. Apart from salicylic acid it also contains kaolin clay and activated charcoal which helps in regulating the oil production in the skin. I used this product twice a week and the tub lasted a month in my cabinet. 


The product should not be used frequently as it can be a bit drying to the skin.

The application is really smooth and it washes off easily giving a fresh look to the skin. After using this mask I follow up with a good moisturiser to nourish my skin so that it does not feel dry or stretchy. I used this product as a quick fix mask treatment on the days when my skin felt super oily, dull, clogged and it did the job really well.



Pros-

  • Contains 2% salicylic acid.

  • Kaolin and charcoal regulates oil production.

  • Gives a clean and fresh look to the skin.

  • Easily available.

  • Sulphate free.

  • Paraben free.

  • Dye free.

  • Mineral oil free.

  • Washes off easily.

  • Tub packaging comes with a spatula.

  • Helps in unclogging pores.

  • Reduces the size of acne.

  • Helps in reducing blackheads.

  • Can be used as a spot treatment.


Cons-

  • None for me.


Will I recommend it ?

Yes ! If you are looking for an affordable BHA mask this one is good to try out.


Note- Do a patch test before trying out any new product.

Hope you found the post helpful.


You might also like-


Salicylic acid Benefits for skin
Acne : Causes and Treatment
How Sugar Affects the Skin

Thank you for reading 


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