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Does Salicylic Acid Work to Lighten Dark Spots?

After Electrocautery treatments I got dark spots on my face. I tried using 4% Hydroquinone on them but it didn't work. Is Salicylic Acid good? Thank You. READ MORE

Is a Salicylic Acid Peel Safe?

My dermatologist has recommended a 20% salicylic acid peel for my persistent clogged pores and oily skin. I've read that salicylic acid can... READ MORE

When Does Skin Usually "Peel" After 20% Salicylic Chemical Peel?

I just had a 20% salicylic chemical peel for my acne. its been 3 days now and i have scabs in all the areas treated and the skin feels tight. the doc... READ MORE

How Often Can You Use a 30% Salicylic Peel?

I just started doing 30% salicylic peels at home and the results are really incredible. My pores are smaller, my acne scars are almost gone, my under... READ MORE

Redness After 18% Salicylic Acid Peel

I had my first 18% chemical peel done yesterday (22/07/11) for mild/mod acne (I have never had a chem peel prior). And today I am very red/ brown and... READ MORE

Can a 20% Salicylic Acid Peel Make Old Faded Acne Scars Reappear?

I have brown skin (Asian Indian). I used a 20% Salicylic acid peel for the first time, and washed it off my face in just 2 minutes. The following day,... READ MORE

How Long Does It Takes for Skin to Be Back to Normal After a Salicylic Acid Burn? (photo)

I just had a salicylic chemical peel for my acne. Its 2nd day now, and my face is burned in all the areas treated. The skin is getting dry, patchy and... READ MORE

Applied 27.5% Salicylic Acid Wart Remover on Face Which Caused Dark Spots. What Do You Recommend? (photo)

Yes, I am extremely embarrassed I ever thought this would be a good idea! I did this yesterday, left it for a couple of hours, scraped it off and saw... READ MORE

How Can I Reverse the Damaged from Salicylic Peel?

I have been using salicylic acid 20% for 2 weeks. I have oily, sensitive skin. 2 days ago, I had a reaction: part of my skin turned red and brownish.... READ MORE

Does Salicylic Acid Help to Brighten Skin Tone?

I have good skin texture, it's pretty smooth. Since I have hormonal acne, I go in stages where my skin is beautiful but then I get 2-3 pimples... READ MORE

Salicylic Acid Peel to Improve Acne?

I have been advised by a Doctor to do a 30% Salicylic Acid Peel to improve my acne condition. He even advised me to look at a video of the procedure... READ MORE

Hyperpigmentation As a Result of 20% Salicylic Acid Peel (Brown Skin)- What To Do To Improve? (photo)

I'm an indian male who used a 20% Salicylic Peel at home.Used it for a minute, then 4 days later for 5 minutes. Skin got better, but I now have... READ MORE

When Do I Start to Peel After a Dermatolgist Office Administered Mild Salicylic Acid Peel?

Hi, I received a mild salicylic acid peel 24 hours ago. I do not feel any tightness and my skin has not started to flake yet. When will it start to... READ MORE

Can I Do a Salicylic Acid Peel at Home?

I have had Vitalize, Jessner, Vi and even TCA peels done at a skin care clinic and handled them quite well. Although the TCA was tough, painful and... READ MORE

I have acne scarring and clogged pores. Which will work better; Glycolic, or Salicylic Peel?

I have very moderate to light acne. A pimple here, it runs its course maybe a week or two later another. However I do have a bit of acne scarring. If... READ MORE

Chemical Burn, or Normal Healing After Salicylic Acid? (photo)

I used 17% slicyclic acid yesterday to try to remove a sunspot on my face. I left it on 10 minutes. It turned white. I washed it off, and the sunspot... READ MORE

How should I treat my raw skin after salicylic acid peel? (photo)

I have raw skin on my face from a salicylic acid peel. I need help on how to treat it so i don't scar. I had my peel done 2 days ago. When I was in... READ MORE

20% Salicylic Peel for Mild Acne?

I have regularly used over the counter (Neutrogena) salicylic acid to treat my acne (my skin is not sensitive at all and I have never had irritation... READ MORE

Can a 20% Salicylic Acid Peel Be Mixed with Hydroquinone to Increase the Lightening Effect on Olive Skin?

Is this common practice among dermatologists and plastic surgeons who perform peels? And does it produce good results? Also, from what I've read,... READ MORE

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