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Lifelong sufferers of acne may have cause to rejoice: the makers of Green Cream (a high potency non prescription retinol) have formulated a new acne treatment called [Link Removed] 

Featuring 2% salicylic acid, Unagel is a non irritating treatment formulated for maximum effectiveness without causing the itching, redness or dry skin associated with most acne treatments.

What is Salicylic Acid?
Salicylic acid belongs to a group of topical skin treatments knows as beta hydroxy acids or BHAs. They differ from their cousins the alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) in their ability to penetrate through oil as it [Link Removed] the dead skin sitting on the surface. This makes them particularly effective in unblocking the clogged pores that can lead to pimples, blackheads and other blemishes on the skin. The Unagel formulation also includes soothing, cooling botanicals, such as green tree extract, to calm redness and irritation.

How should I use Salicylic Acid?

*BHAs like salicylic acid are most effective when used in a leave-on treatment rather than a toner or cleanser which is rinsed off.

*Do a test patch first to be sure that sensitive skin does not react adversely.

*A [Link Removed] is highly recommended with all exfoliants as skin will be particularly sensitive to UV damage.

*If you are allergic to aspirin, you should not use this product.

If acne is a problem for you, you might also look into using [Link Removed] Retinol has also been proven effective in treating acne and is recommended as a good companion product to Unagel.

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Member Comments

    • 0 votes vote up vote up

      Vikki Hall wrote Jul 5, 2012
    • What cleanser would you recommend to use before this? Right now my daughter uses one from Murad but if she goes 2 days without her acne starts showing through. The poor girl was taking some medication for it, then medication to prevent yeast infections. So we prefer the healthiest way to control it. Help!!! She’s 25 by the way.

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