10% salicylic acid for acne - look what happened. (photo)

Hi, I put 10% salicylic acid on my acne which I bought from watson. I used this and put for 2mins and wash the face. May I know what is this? Is this still fine? Im applying nivea moisturizer no alcohol.

Doctor Answers 1

Post chemical peel burn

Hi thanks to share your pic.what you see is you have developed first degree superficial burn.this is not fine It has to be treated with a short course of topical steroid cream which helps to heal the burned area,please do use liberal moisturiser and sunscreen .absolutely no direct sun exposure for 7 days.to see a dermatologist immediately and get it treated.

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