Also Known As: 2-Hydroxybenzoic acid
Overview: Salicylic acid is a beta hydroxy acid and anti-acne agent derived from sodium phenoxide and carbon dioxide.
- Skin peeling products
- Anti-acne products
- Anti-dandruff products
- Products for oily or blemished skin
Ideal Concentration Level in Products: Maximum of 2% for peels and exfoliant products. Maximum of 3% in anti-dandruff products.