A salicylic acid peel is one of the many antiaging treatments on the market, but it might not be the best option for you.
There are countless products and procedures promising the fountain of youth, claiming to virtually turn back the hands of time, giving you a fresh, youthful appearance in a short period of time.
Yet the benefits of these chemicals and similar ingredients may be outweighed by the potential nagging side effects that might make it a poor choice.
Also known as beta-hydroxy acid, some research shows that an application may help prematurely aged skin by exfoliating it as well as improving the color and texture.
The benefits may also include treating acne as it is able to penetrate oil-filled follicles.
The problem is chemical peels have not been shown to be very beneficial for exfoliating skin or reducing wrinkles...rather the acid only shows significant promise in treating acne irritation.
Also, most products containing these ingredients are way overpriced, as beta hydroxy acids are very simple acids and can be produced at a very low cost...you're really paying for marketing and packaging.
In high concentrations, salicylic acid can actually cause skin irritation, so you must be careful if you choose a chemical peel or over the counter product with this ingredient.
There are also other ingredients in most SA products so you need to read the labels carefully before choosing a product. That is why we believe a safe, natural alternative might be a better choice for you...one that can offer the benefits without the potential side effects.
Several years ago we discovered a breakthrough line of skin care products that we have experienced tremendous success with. In our studies it was significantly more effective than salicylic acid peels, without the potential side effects.
This special product line is called Xtend Life Skin Care and they contain special ingredients that are naturally found in human skin and critical to its appearance.
The products contain important skin nutrients that are depleted as we get older, replenishing these nutrients, reducing wrinkles and fine lines and restoring your skin's natural beauty.
These all-natural skin lotions and creams offer more benefits that salicylic acid peels, at a much lower cost and without potential adverse reactions.
Try it today and see how you can look and feel younger today!