Originally derived from willow bark and known for its anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties, salicylic acid is used widely in preparations for the treatment of acne. It works as a keratolytic, comedolytic, and bacteriostatic agent, causing the cells of the epidermis to shed more readily, opening clogged pores and neutralising bacteria within, preventing pores from clogging up again by constricting pore diameter, and allowing room for new cell growth.
As a topical agent, and as a beta-hydroxy acid (and unlike alpha-hydroxy acids), salicylic acid is capable of penetrating and breaking down fats and lipids, making it capable of causing moderate chemical burns of the skin if at very high concentrations. It is capable of damaging the lining of pores in such cases if the solvent is alcohol, acetone, or oil. Over-the-counter limits are set at 2% for topical left on the face. Not to be used in pregnancy or if there is an allergy to aspirin.
Breaks down keratin layer of skin leading to smoother skin and bacteriostatic which aids in the treatment of acne
Rough skin, acne, uneven skin texture, fine lines and wrinkles
Acts only on the corneum stratum, lessening cohesions between the skin cells
UNIVERSKIN IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE AFTER A CONSULTATION. – Universkin Salicylic Acid
Universkin Salicylic Acid – Originally derived from willow bark and known for its anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties, salicylic acid is used widely in preparations for the treatment of acne. It works as a keratolytic, comedolytic, and bacteriostatic agent, causing the cells of the epidermis to shed more readily, opening clogged pores and neutralising bacteria within, preventing pores from clogging up again by constricting pore diameter, and allowing room for new cell growth.
Please download and complete the UNIVERSKIN Consultation Form and send it to us at email@example.com along with your preferred contact details so that one of our skin specialists can help you tailor the product to your own skin care requirements. Alternatively call us on 0845 388 3808 or call in to our clinic for a free consultation.
This product is an additive to the SERUM MAGISTRAL NEXULTRA™ P. The serum can be purchased without additives, with 1 additive, with 2 additives or with 3 additives depending on your individual skin care requirements. For certain additives, more than one may be added to the serum to provide greater concentrations. Following your consultation, when purchasing this product, select the serum and the amount of additives that has been decided during your consultation and then contact us either by telephone or email to confirm which additives you need mixing with the serum.
UNIVERSKIN is arguably the most advanced skin care system in the World. With over 1,000 combinations using the highest quality, evidence based, researched pharmaceutical ingredients tailored to your own individual needs. Following established protocols from clinic trials on the treatment of various skin types and conditions, uniquely prepared when ordered, free from any chemical preservatives, tailored to your needs and adaptable as your skin needs change with potent active ingredients.
Shelf Life: Your product should be used within 6 weeks from preparation date.
Storage: Depending on certain active ingredients, we recommend to keep your product refrigerated.
Usage: Sun protection should be used during the day whilst using this product. Salicylic acid may result in visible peeling of the skin. Do not use if you have an allergy to aspirin.
Salicylic Acid 2%
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