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SALICYLIC ACID

Salicylic acid is a beta hydroxy acid derived from the enzymatic hydrolysis of salicin, salicoside glycoside extracted from the Salix alba plant (willow).
It is characterised by pronounced smoothing properties as it causes exfoliation of the superficial layers of the skin and is very effective in eliminating keratin plugs and clearing comedones of their sebaceous content.

Function

Preservative, Chelating agent

Origin

V - Vegetal obtained through mechanical processes

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