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Salicylic acid, use of application?

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Dr. Donald Shenenberger answered

Specializes in Dermatology

Softens keratin: In low concentration (1-2%) is softens keratin in skin. Good for some forms of acne. Higher conc. (20%) can be used as a chemical peel for cosmetic purposes.

Answered 3/26/2013

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Dr. Robert Jackson answered

Specializes in Dermatology

Use: This is used to treat acne and also as a peeling agent to treat discoloration and wrinkles.

Answered 8/22/2012

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