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How does a BHA peel work?









How does a BHA peel work?


Facial acid exfoliation has become an integral part of almost any skincare routine. From cleansers to toners to leave-in products, there's sure to be a product that fits your routine and offers a range of skin benefits.


Which brings us to today's post, answering some of your questions about BHA peels and what they actually do. Beta Hydroxy Acid (BHA), also known as Salicylic Acid, is a powerful facial acid that, unlike AHAs, is oil-soluble,


which means it penetrates deeper into the skin layers to help unclog bacterial blockages pores.


Over time, dirt or excess sebum can lead to blemishes, blackheads, and other forms of breakouts. It also removes the buildup of dead skin cells that can cause skin to appear dull, scaly and dull.


Don't forget you can learn more about beta hydroxy acids on our website. How to use BHA scrub? When using BHA peels, it really depends on which products you use are formulated with acids. As mentioned, there are a variety of


products to choose from.


facial cleanser or facial cleanser. need water and air conditioning. Perfect for morning use to brighten and start the day. Be sure to apply sunscreen with SPF at the end of your skincare routine to protect yourself from the


sun. Can also be used at night to allow the product to remove any bacteria, dirt and product residue


Cleansing/washing products are better suited for dry skin types as the product leaves the skin with less conditioning time after rinsing off the face. Exfoliating Toner. Put on a cotton pad and apply to skin. Often more


effective than cleansers to help BHA penetrate deep into the skin to unclog pores and bacterial buildup


Helps remove dead skin cells that make skin look dull. Can be used in the morning and evening when the skin has no signs of sensitivity. Serum or Oil. Use after cleansing and before moisturizing. Can be used morning and night.


Serums and oils stay on the skin longer for faster results


This product is best for people with oily skin and frequent acne. When incorporating BHA into your skincare routine, the first thing you need to do is make sure your skin is benefiting from it and not suffering any reactions.


If you find that your skin is prone to extreme dryness and sensitivity, it's best to consult a dermatologist.


Can I use a BHA scrub every day?


It depends on your skin type and the amount of salicylic acid in the product formulation. For over-the-counter (OTC) products, this percentage is usually lower than for prescription products. For people with dry and sensitive


skin types, it's best to use a BHA scrub as directed by your dermatologist or skincare professional.


Overall, using a BHA exfoliator in your daily routine should provide many benefits to your skin, especially if your skin type is oily or acne-prone. Just use moisturizers and hydrating products containing hyaluronic acid and


niacinamide in your skin care regimen to ensure the balance of water and oil in your skin is maintained.


If at any time you find your skin feeling tight, uncomfortable and dry, use BHA peels less frequently to allow your skin to rebalance its outer layer and protective skin barrier.


How long does it take to get to work?


You'll notice immediate results with any product that contains salicylic acid, especially chemical toners. Skin looks fresher with a healthy glow. When it comes to treating acne or other blemishes, you can see results in 4-6 weeks.


This is due to consistent use of salicylic acid, especially when mixed into a face serum you use at night. Not only does this allow the BHA to stay on the skin longer, but it can function undisturbed, despite exposure to free


radicals and other skin-damaging compounds such as UV rays and pollution.


Do BHAs dry out the skin?


BHA is so potent that it can be a powerful ingredient when formulated to active levels in products. This produces a very effective effect on the skin, but leaves the skin extremely dry.


How to prevent dry skin with BHA; Make sure using BHA is safe for your skin type. If you are concerned, consult a dermatologist. If you experience skin tightness or dryness while using BHAs, use this product less frequently to


allow your skin to restore its balance. Don't overuse products that contain BHA, let the percentages in the formula work and don't use extra amounts for faster results.


This will only lead to dry skin and worse acne Always use highly moisturizing ingredients in your serums and moisturizers. This keeps the skin comfortable and allows the skin's protective barrier to function properly What should


I do after using BHA? After using BHA, there are steps you need to take to allow the skin-friendly ingredients to do their beneficial work. It also depends on which product contains acid, as the following steps may alternate.


Cleanser or Cleanser – Follow this step with a good skincare regimen containing hyaluronic acid or niacinamide to hydrate the skin and protect the outer layer of the skin. Exfoliating Toner: After using a hydrating serum or


moisturizer, be sure to protect your skin from UV rays with SPF 30 or higher. Serums or Oils – It is important to protect the skin from the sun, especially when using serums or oils, as the BHA will continue to work on the skin.


Apply a layer of SPF sunscreen during the day and cleanse thoroughly at night to prevent product buildup.

















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