Will salicylic acid help reduce scar's?

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22 May 2011

Salicylic acid is a beta hydroxy acid and used as a skin peeling agent.
While salicylic acid isn’t the first choice for removing large or deep scars, it can improve the appearance of mild scarring, particularly mild acne scarring.

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rlmoody 24 May 2011

thanks for your help, they are just small scars but on the face

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