The efficacy of salicylic acid

In the ever-changing skin care era, after studying skin care ingredients for a long time, you will find that many skin care products with a lot of price differences will also have a lot of overlapping ingredients. Some time ago, brushing acid frequently became the research object of skin care fairies.

Salicylic acid is an extract of plant willow bark, white bead leaves and sweet birch tree. It is commonly used in dermatology to treat various chronic skin diseases such as acne (acne) and ringworm. It has anti-inflammatory and calming effects. It is a natural Anti-inflammatory drugs. If used in skin care, it will help the acne-prone skin of the face.

Because it has exfoliating, sterilizing and anti-inflammatory effects in skin care, it is suitable for treating acne caused by clogged pores, blackheads and enlarged pores.

When using salicylic acid for the first time, the skin will feel a slight hot sensation, and it will adapt in half a minute. In addition, mainstream acne products are all salicylic acid, and the concentration is usually 0.5 to 2%. The concentration of salicylic acid in general household care products is about 5 to 10%; the concentration of care products used in beauty salons is about 20% to 30%.

  1. Comparison of salicylic acid and fruit acid

① Salicylic acid and fruit acid have different functions:

Fruit acids are mostly used for whitening, de-marking and exfoliating;

Salicylic acid is more inclined to reduce oil secretion, shrink pores, remove acne, and lighten blackheads.

② In terms of function, salicylic acid is the same as fruit acid. It improves the surface of the skin by dissolving the stratum corneum, thereby promoting the skin’s own metabolism and acting on the epidermal layer of the skin.

The difference is that AHA fruit acid is water-soluble, while BHA salicylic acid is fat-soluble. Salicylic acid penetrates into oil-filled pores more easily and can remove aging keratinocytes in the pores, so it can improve blackheads and acne skin. More quality use.

  1. What are the effects of salicylic acid?

①The fat-soluble salicylic acid can clean the waste cutin in the pores, unclog the pores, and improve the effect of blackheads; at the same time, it accelerates the exfoliation of the cutin, which also makes the melanin in the keratinocytes peel off together, exposing the light skin. Studies have shown that the inhibitory rate of salicylic acid at a concentration of 1% on tyrosinase is 99.2%, and tyrosinase is the key enzyme for melanin synthesis. Therefore, salicylic acid has a certain effect on the synthesis of melanin.

②We all know that the acne and pimples on the face of many little fairies are caused by the large secretion of skin lipids and the reproduction of Propionibacterium acnes, which eventually leads to acne and acne. Using salicylic acid to peel off dead skin cells and dissolve excess lipids can help eliminate acne and acne as soon as possible.

③ Sterilization and anti-inflammatory. Studies have pointed out that salicylic acid has a certain bactericidal effect, so it is widely used in skin treatment to treat skin symptoms such as acne.

④Enhance skin elasticity. Salicylic acid can increase dermal collagen and mucopolysaccharides (mainly hyaluronic acid), accelerate skin exfoliation, reduce pores, and enhance skin elasticity, which can better nourish the skin.

  1. Precautions for using salicylic acid

Although salicylic acid has a good effect in skin care, it can also cause bad face if it is used improperly. It is not that the acid is not good, but your method is incorrect or your skin has an allergic reaction to salicylic acid. .

① During the acid brushing period, please pay attention to strengthening moisturizing. Salicylic acid will more or less break the balance of water and oil while controlling oil. Its fat-soluble nature will make the skin dry.

②Don’t pursue timely results. Be sure to start with low-concentration salicylic acid to gradually cultivate the skin’s tolerance; in addition, try to apply it before using it to test whether you are allergic to it.

③Sunscreen, although you must do a good job of sunscreen regardless of whether you brush acid or not, you need to pay special attention to sunscreen during acid brushing, otherwise the consequences of acid brushing will not be what you expect.

④ During the process of brushing acid, pay attention to the state of the skin. If the skin is intolerant, you can choose to pause for a period of time. The way to improve the skin by brushing acid should not be rushed, otherwise it will be counterproductive.

The process of improving skin problems is definitely a long one. The direct and effective methods are extremely irritating. We need to adopt a multi-faceted and multi-pronged approach to develop a good life, rest and eating habits. Item, come on beautiful girl.