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Can i use glycolic acid and salicylic acid at the same time?

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Dr. Otto Placik answered

Specializes in Surgery - Plastics

Staged: You may want to consider alternating. I do not recommend performing simultaneously or mixing the two. You will possibly develop hypersensitive skin or excessively dry skin.

Answered 1/5/2019

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Dr. Edwin Ishoo answered

Specializes in

Chemical peel: Depending on the strengths, there are formulations that contain both acids along with lactic acid for exfoliation. Not knowing about about you, especially your skin, I cannot make any recommendation relevant to your specific use and refer you to your dermatologist. Do not peel active Acne eruption.

Answered 4/30/2018

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