Salicylic Acid also known as beta-hydroxy acid is used to exfoliate the skin surface. It helps to repair damage from UV rays as well as to fight wrinkles and acne.
When applied topically, it penetrates into the skins pores to improve the texture of skin. It can be used on sensitive skin and can help with balancing the skin tone and color.
Salicylic acid is also very effective on skin that breaks out easily by preventing clogged pores.
Here are a few products contain salicylic acid:
Kiehl’s Blue Moisturizer, Dermalogica Skin Renewal Booster, and Philosophy Hope in a Bottle.