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Salicylic Acid/Sulfur - why do we need sulfur?

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19 Nov 2009

Topical sulfur causes drying and peeling of the skin. This allows excess oil and dirt to be easily washed away.

Sulfur topical is used to treat acne and used in psoriasis, etc.

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