Salicylic acid is a Beta Hydroxy Acid (BHA) obtained from white willow bark.
This BHA works on the uppermost layer of the skin and within the pores. It is excellent for acne sufferers as it is able to exfoliate and remove dead cells and debris trapped in pores. It is also effective for individuals with rosacea, psoriasis and folliculitis due to its anti-inflammatory properties. It possesses antibacterial, antifungal and exfoliating properties.