Best salicylic acid peel for improved acne control, skin tone & texture.
KEY BENEFITS:Improved Acne Control | Enhanced Skin Glow | Instant chemical exfoliation to reduce skin clogging | Improvement of skin tone and texture | skin clogging | Tightening of skin pores | Reduction in skin congestion and oiliness.
Yes! Salicylic acid use over the counter is quite common. All the products in the Stuff That Works® range, including Light Routine® Gentle Waterless, have been carefully curated for use by individuals without consulting with a dermatologist. These are DIY products that are meant to be used at the comfort of your home. These products are classified as cosmeceutical home peels.
Apply the product evenly on the face, leave on for about 2 minutes and wash off. Wash off earlier if there is any irritation. It can be used once to twice weekly, evenings or at bedtime.
Avoid getting the product on the lips and around the eyes. Use a gentle cleanser and ensure complete removal of the product. Make sure your cleanser is mild and does not contain any hydroxy acids. Applying salicylic acid should be gentle, avoid rubbing.
Yes, you can use salicylic acid chemical peel on active acne. You can use Light Routine® Gentle Waterless salicylic acid home peel for acne.
NO! You cannot apply oil on your face/ scalp while on a skincare regimen with Light Routine® Gentle Waterless as oil is comedogenic in nature and hinders the progress you make and clogs up the pores causing more acne.
Yes! Light Routine® Gentle Waterless salicylic acid chemical peel is suitable for all skin types.
Yes! You can use the Light Routine® Gentle Waterless salicylic acid for the face and neck.
Yes! You need to cleanse the skin with a gentle cleanser before using the peel and allow it to dry completely before applying the Light Routine® Gentle Waterless.
Yes! You definitely need to use sunscreen while using Light Routine® Gentle Waterless. It is also advisable to limit your outdoor sunlight exposure for at least a day after using the peel. You should start with a sunscreen habit first, and then start your Light Routine® weekly ritual, once you get comfortable using a sunscreen.
You may need to use salicylic acid based chemical peels like Light Routine® Gentle Waterless, once every week for maximum benefits. If you are happy with your skin at the end of 10 weeks, it is okay to give your skin a break! However, if you wish to, you may use the Light Routine® Gentle Waterless as maintenance once every 10 days to 2 weeks if your skin is behaving itself.
No! Salicylic acid products like Light Routine® Gentle Waterless do not cause purging of the skin.
No, we do NOT recommend having other creams/ peels/serums/ home remedies, while you are getting started with the Light Routine® regimen. The Light Routine® is a high-performance home peel, which goes best with a good sunscreen regimen, and a gentle, appropriate face wash. You may introduce a vitamin C serum later, once you are confident that your skin is comfortable with the home peel.
Store Light Routine® Gentle Waterless in a cool, dry, dark place and keep away from direct sunlight. If you have taken out an excess of product, do not try to put it back into the bottle. This will end up inactivating the entire product. We recommend that you dry your hands thoroughly before using the product, as moisture will make it unfit for use.
The best time to use the peel is at bedtime so that you can allow your skin to rest overnight. If you are someone who works night shifts, you can schedule your peel just before you go to sleep.
We do not recommend steaming the face when you are on a Light Routine program.
Light Routine® is conceived as a stand-alone treatment. It's best not to have other similar products in your regimen. The best way to go forward is to use the Light Routine® as a solo therapy with your sunscreen and face wash, if you do not have any skin regimen to start with. If you are on any skin regimen with your Dermatologist, check with him/ her before using the Light Routine®.
Please also note that, if you are on a skin regimen containing hydroquinone-based products, withdrawal should be completed over 6-8 weeks before getting on to the Light Routine®.
Yes! You can wear makeup after using a salicylic acid peel on your face. Make sure you don't skip sunscreen though!
Yes! If used regularly, salicylic acid peels like the Light Routine® helps lighten the skin by exfoliating the dead skin cells on the top layer and reducing pigmentation.
Salicylic acid’s oil control properties are amazing! So yes! It is good for oily skin as it unclogs pores, reduces oiliness and helps with acne.
Yes! Make sure that skin is completely cleansed before application of Light Routine®.
Yes! Make sure that skin is completely cleansed before application of Light Routine®.
Yes! Make sure that skin is completely cleansed before application of Re(d)covery® Serum.
You can buy the best salicylic acid products for skin at the CHOSEN® store. The Light Routine® range of products that retail at CHOSEN® contain salicylic acid that is good for skin.
Yes! Peptide Therapy helps to enhance the results of Light Routine salicylic acid peel. For best results, apply Peptide Therapy after your Light Routine session.
It is not advisable to use AHA or BHA based face washes before and after Light Routine salicylic acid as they can result in over-exfoliation leading to skin dryness and irritation. So we recommend using mild cleansers like Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser or Cetaphil Foaming Cleanser before and after Light Routine home peel.
Yes! Peptide Therapy Creme helps to enhance the results of Light Routine salicylic acid peel. For best results, apply Peptide Therapy Creme after your Light Routine session.
Salicylic acid is a beta hydroxy acid that belongs to a class of ingredients called salicylates. In fact, salicylic acid is classified as a phenolic aromatic acid. It is oil- loving in nature so, it helps unclog the pores. There are several uses of salicylic acid for skin. Light Routine® Gentle Waterless is a salicylic acid home peel carefully designed to gently exfoliate the top layer of your skin, resulting in an instant glow and a long-term reduction of pores and blemishes. This peel has proved to work well for Indian skin types which cannot tolerate physical exfoliation of any kind, including but not limited to scrubs and loofahs. Exfoliation with salicylic acid present in Light Routine® Gentle Waterless reduces acne, skin dullness and improves overall skin tone and texture.
Light Routine® Gentle Waterless DIY salicylic acid peel gives you great results ranging from an instant glow to long-term reduction of pores and improved skin elasticity. Some of the key benefits of salicylic acid peel like the Light Routine® Gentle Waterless are:
- Improved Acne Control
- Enhanced Skin Glow
- Improvement of skin tone and texture
- Instant chemical exfoliation to reduce skin clogging
- Tightening of skin pores
- Reduction in skin congestion and oiliness
Yes! The salicylic acid helps acne. The Light Routine® Gentle Waterless is an excellent over the counter salicylic acid peel that works well for all skin types, especially Indian skin in tackling acne. It has antimicrobial and antifungal properties that work well in reducing and controlling acne, oiliness, and visible pores. Acne treatments with salicylic acid have been performed by skin clinics for a long time. Light Routine® Gentle Waterless is the best over the counter chemical peel for acne .
You can use Light Routine® Gentle Waterless salicylic acid for acne scars, widened pores, and post-inflammatory pigmentation, salicylic acid exfoliates the skin, revealing younger, radiant and healthy-looking skin with reduced acne scars.
Yes! You can use salicylic acid for blackheads. One of the best salicylic acid products for blackheads is the Light Routine® helps tackle blackheads and whiteheads effectively.
Salicylic acid exfoliates the top layer of your skin revealing softer and healthier looking skin underneath. Salicylic acid unclogs the pores and reduces acne. Salicylic acid skin care benefits are countless!
Salicylic acid for topical use is considered safe in pregnancy based on currently available medical evidence. However, as a measure of caution we recommend that you use this product under the supervision of your physician, during pregnancy and nursing.
Salicylic acid peels like the Light Routine® Gentle Waterless may be used by breastfeeding mothers. Nursing Mothers can use this after 4 months of delivery. However, as a measure of caution we recommend that you use this product under the supervision of your physician, during nursing.
Yes! At home chemical peels like the Light Routine® are very safe if used according to the instructions given. These products with salicylic acid are easier on the skin.
You should avoid salicylic acid products on your lips, eyelids, and the under-eye area.
Skin cells have a turnover time which makes it important that regular exfoliation be continued till the time you intend to keep it healthy only then the benefit of salicylic acid for skin can be realised. Light Routine® range of products are high-performance peels which promote healthy skin layers regeneration and this continues even when used long term.
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