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Salicylic Acid

Aug 29, 2016 0 Comments
Salicylic Acid

Salicylic Acid (2-Hydroxybenzoic acid)

Here at TreeActiv, we make it a priority to present you with products that utilize the finest ingredients that mother nature has to offer. It is our mission to make you feel confident in the choices you make, so we want to provide you with the knowledge needed to make them. The more you know about the many natural ingredients in our products, the more likely you are to find what’s right for you and your unique routine. All of us here at TreeActiv want to help you find the products that make you feel and look your best, everyday! Here is what we know about Salicylic Acid and the many ways it is beneficial to your hair and skin.

 

So, What’s The Deal With Salicylic Acid?

  • Salicylic Acid is a beta hydroxy acid that acts naturally as a plant hormone.

  • Salicylic Acid is derived from the metabolism of Salicin, which is produced in the bark of the willow tree.

  • Salicylic Acid is actually a derivative of aspirin and has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties that are highly beneficial to your skin.

  • Salicylic Acid is a keratolytic, meaning it penetrates and exfoliates the skin. This makes it great for getting rid of irritating dead skin cells.

  • Salicylic Acid’s ability to penetrate and loosen skin cells found clogged in your pores allow it to heal acne while preventing future breakouts!

What Can Salicylic Acid Do For Your Skin?

Salicylic Acid is a known keratolytic, which makes it great for exfoliation. When applied, Salicylic Acid increases the moisture in your skin and loosens the substance that makes skin cells stick together. This allows you to rid yourself of excess or dead skin, leaving you with a firm and smooth skin structure. This process will also help to clear away any excess skin buildup that causes calluses or dandruff. Salicylic Acid is great for clearing and preventing acne breakouts! It’s antimicrobial properties allow Salicylic Acid to penetrate your pores and exfoliate from within. This process will unclog your pores and reduce swelling in problem areas. Try Salicylic Acid in one of our TreeActiv products today and give your skin the structure and smooth complexion it deserves!  

 

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Fun Facts About Salicylic Acid:
  • Salicylic comes from the latin word “Salix”, which means Willow Tree.

  • Salicylic Acid can also be used as a food preservative!

  • From ancient Egypt to the Native American Cherokee tribe, willow tree bark has been used for centuries to ease pain and reduce fevers.

TreeActiv Salicylic Acid Health Benefits