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Chemical Peel Spray

Sale price$39.00 USD

SIZE: 50 mL

Chemical Peel Spray, fortified with a blend of 10% Glycolic acid and 3% Salicylic acid, is a potent skincare solution designed to combat the visible signs of aging and address body acne concerns, including back and buttocks acne. Crafted with medical-grade ingredients, this innovative formula offers a multifaceted approach to skin rejuvenation.

Salicylic acid facilitates deep penetration into the pores, effectively targeting and eliminating pimples, blackheads, keratosis pilaris, and unsightly ingrown hair bumps. By exfoliating the skin's surface, this powerful ingredient helps unclog congested pores, promoting a clearer complexion.

Chemical Peel Spray has a rapid drying time. Within seconds of application, the liquid thoroughly dries on the skin without leaving any residue. This unique attribute allows for hassle-free use, enabling you to conveniently apply the product and proceed with your daily routine without concerns of fabric staining.

Chemical Peel Spray embodies the convergence of scientific expertise and dermatological innovation. Empower yourself with this exceptional skincare solution, engineered to enhance your skin's appearance and restore its natural radiance.

Salicylic acid

Salicylic acid, a renowned beta hydroxy acid (BHA), stands as a cornerstone in the realm of dermatology and skincare due to its exceptional keratolytic and comedolytic properties. It has a unique ability to penetrate oil-laden hair follicle pores, making it particularly effective in treating acne-prone and oily skin types.

Salicylic acid works by dissolving the type of skin debris that clogs pores and causes acne, namely sebum and dead skin cells. It's a mild anti-bacterial- and a powerful anti-inflammatory agent, which help to reduce the redness and swelling associated with breakouts.

What sets salicylic acid apart in dermatological treatments is its ability to exfoliate the skin not just on the surface, but within the pores themselves. This is due to its oil-soluble nature, allowing it to penetrate deep into the pores and dissolve the keratin plugs that lead to blackheads and whiteheads.

Furthermore, salicylic acid also has the capacity to adjust the pH of the skin, creating an environment less favorable for the growth of acne-causing bacteria. Salicylic acid's efficacy in treating various skin conditions, particularly acne, has been extensively documented in the scientific literature. Studies have consistently shown its ability to reduce acne lesions, both in terms of count and severity. Additionally, salicylic acid is highly recommended for its effectiveness in treating other skin conditions, such as psoriasis and dandruff, due to its ability to soften and remove scales and flakes from the skin.

Physiological Effects of Salicylic Acid
  1. Keratolytic Action: Salicylic acid is known for its ability to exfoliate the skin by dissolving the intercellular 'glue' that holds skin cells together, helping to remove dead skin cells and unclog pores.
  2. Comedolytic Effect: It is particularly effective in reducing comedones (blackheads and whiteheads) by unclogging pores and preventing the formation of new comedones.
  3. Anti-inflammatory Properties: Salicylic acid reduces inflammation, which is beneficial in treating acne and other inflammatory skin conditions.
  4. Sebum Regulation: It helps to regulate oil production, making it a valuable ingredient for managing oily and acne-prone skin.
  5. Penetration Enhancement: Due to its lipophilic nature, it can penetrate sebum-filled follicles, making it effective in treating acne located deep within the pores.
Role in Managing Dermatological Conditions
  1. Acne Vulgaris: Salicylic acid is a cornerstone in acne treatment, effective in both preventing and treating existing acne lesions.
  2. Psoriasis: Its keratolytic properties make it useful in softening and removing scales associated with psoriasis.
  3. Warts: Salicylic acid is commonly used in the treatment of warts due to its ability to exfoliate and remove the thickened skin.
  4. Seborrheic Dermatitis: It helps in managing seborrheic dermatitis by reducing scaling and redness.
  5. Keratosis Pilaris: Salicylic acid can aid in smoothing the rough bumps associated with keratosis pilaris.
  • Zaenglein, A. L., Pathy, A. L., Schlosser, B. J., Alikhan, A., Baldwin, H. E., Berson, D. S., & Thiboutot, D. M. (2016). Guidelines of care for the management of acne vulgaris. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 74(5), 945-973.e33.
  • Kornhauser, A., Coelho, S. G., & Hearing, V. J. (2010). Applications of hydroxy acids: classification, mechanisms, and photoactivity. Clinical, cosmetic and investigational dermatology, 3, 135.
  • Zander, E., & Weisman, S. (1992). Treatment of acne vulgaris with salicylic acid pads. Clinical Therapeutics.
  • Gupta, A. K., & Nicol, K. (2004). The use of sulfur in dermatology. Journal of Drugs in Dermatology.
Glycolic acid

Glycolic acid is highly acclaimed for its remarkable exfoliating and rejuvenating properties. It’s celebrated for its small molecular size, which enables deep skin penetration, fostering efficient exfoliation at the cellular level.

Glycolic acid’s water solubility allows it to easily penetrate the upper layers of the skin. Its primary mechanism of action involves weakening the bonds between dead skin cells, promoting their shedding, and revealing the newer, healthier skin beneath. This process of accelerated cell turnover is instrumental in addressing a range of skin concerns, from aging signs like fine lines and wrinkles to texture irregularities and hyperpigmentation.

Glycolic acid's efficacy extends beyond mere exfoliation. It's also recognized for stimulating collagen production, a crucial protein in maintaining skin's elasticity and firmness. This aspect contributes to its anti-aging benefits. Furthermore, its hydrating properties add to its appeal, as it helps to increase the skin's capacity to retain moisture, leading to a more supple and vibrant complexion.

Clinical studies have consistently supported the role of glycolic acid in improving skin appearance. Research indicates significant improvements in skin texture and pigmentation and the visible reduction of wrinkles and fine lines with regular use of glycolic acid.

Physiological Effects of Glycolic acid
  1. Exfoliation: Glycolic acid is a powerful exfoliant. It dissolves the bonds between dead skin cells on the skin’s surface, facilitating their removal and revealing newer, healthier skin underneath.
  2. Increased Collagen Production: It stimulates collagen production, which is essential for skin elasticity and firmness. This action helps in reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
  3. Enhanced Skin Hydration: Glycolic acid improves the skin's ability to retain moisture, leading to enhanced hydration and a more plump, vibrant skin appearance.
  4. Skin Brightening: By removing dead skin cells, it can brighten the complexion and reduce the appearance of dark spots and hyperpigmentation.
  5. Improved Skin Texture: Regular use of glycolic acid can lead to smoother, more even-textured skin, making it beneficial for conditions like keratosis pilaris.
  6. Acne Treatment: Its exfoliating properties help in unclogging pores, thereby reducing the occurrence of acne breakouts.
Role in Managing Dermatological Conditions
  1. Aging Skin: Glycolic acid is widely used in anti-aging products to reduce signs of aging such as fine lines, wrinkles, and age spots.
  2. Acne-Prone Skin: It helps in managing acne by exfoliating the skin and keeping pores clear of blockages.
  3. Hyperpigmentation: It is effective in treating hyperpigmentation by accelerating the removal of hyperpigmented skin cells.
  4. Textural Irregularities: Glycolic acid can improve skin texture, making it beneficial for conditions like keratosis pilaris and rough skin.
  5. Sun-Damaged Skin: It helps in rejuvenating sun-damaged skin by accelerating cell turnover and collagen synthesis.
  • Bernstein, E. F. (2001). Glycolic acid treatment increases type I collagen mRNA and hyaluronic acid content of human skin. Dermatologic Surgery.
  • Kornhauser, A., Coelho, S. G., & Hearing, V. J. (2010). Applications of hydroxy acids: classification, mechanisms, and photoactivity. Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology.
  • Sharad, J. (2013). Glycolic acid peel therapy – a current review. Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology.
  • Smith, W. P. (1996). Epidermal and dermal effects of topical lactic acid. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 35(3), 388-391.
DermExcel™ | Chemical Peel Spray
Chemical Peel Spray Sale price$39.00 USD
  • Acne Vulgaris: Salicylic acid penetrates the pores to eliminate excess sebum and dead skin cells, effectively treating and preventing acne.
  • Body Acne: Treat acne on the back, buttocks, and other body parts.
  • Keratosis Pilaris: The exfoliating action reduces the small, rough bumps caused by this condition.
  • Blackheads and Whiteheads: By dissolving excess oil and dead skin cells, the spray help clear these common forms of acne.
  • Hyperpigmentation: Glycolic acid accelerates cell turnover, which improves uneven skin tone and reduces dark spots.
  • Signs of Aging: The increased cell turnover and collagen production stimulated by Glycolic acid help to reduce fine lines, wrinkles, and other signs of aging.
  • Ingrown Hairs: Salicylic acid reduce inflammation and smooth away bumps caused by ingrown hairs.
  • Rough and Uneven Skin Texture: Regular use leads to smoother, more even skin due to the exfoliating properties of the acids.

Active ingredients

  • Salicylic acid
  • Glycolic acid

Full ingredient list

Aqua, Propylene glycol, Glycolic acid, Salicylic acid, Glycerin, Polyacrylamide & C13-14 Isoparaffin & Laureth-7, Triethanolamine, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Potassium hydroxide

Time of application: Apply Chemical Peel Spray in the morning and/or evening on cleansed skin.

Frequency of application: Use morning and/or evening as tolerated, or follow the directions on your Dermal Diagnosis treatment plan.

Important notes:

  • The skin should be dry when applying Chemical Peel Spray. This will ensure optimal potency of the product's Salicylic acid and Glycolic acid.
  • Don't apply any other product over the area you treated with Chemical Peel Spray. The other product may alter the pH of Salicylic acid, which may lower the product's potency.

Facial application:

  • Apply on cleansed skin before bedtime.
  • Spray on fingertips and apply over the face avoiding eyelids and lips.
  • Rinse off in the morning.
  • Always use SPF 30 or greater during the day.

Facial application on affected areas:

  • Spray 1 - 3 sprays on affected areas morning and/or night.
  • Clean skin prior to application.
  • Spread the product by gently rubbing the area.
  • Always use SPF 30 or greater during the day.

Chemical Peel Spray


Accessible Treatment

By bringing medical-grade ingredients like Salicylic and Glycolic acid to a home-use product, the Chemical Peel Spray offers an accessible way to achieve dermatologist-level skin care.

Improves Skin Tone & Texture

Regular use of the spray will improve skin texture and tone by reducing pigmentation irregularities.

Easy to Apply

The spray application allows for an easy and uniform distribution of the product over large areas of skin, including hard-to-reach areas like the back and buttocks.

Fast-drying, Non-staining

The spray dries quickly on the skin and does not stain clothes, making it convenient for everyday use.


The Glycolic acid accelerates cell turnover, which helps to reduce signs of aging like fine lines, wrinkles, and age spots.

Stimulate Collagen Production

Stimulates the production of new skin cells to repair and maintain the skin's firmness and elasticity.

Treats Keratosis Pilaris and Ingrown Hairs

Salicylic acid is effective in treating skin conditions like keratosis pilaris and preventing ingrown hair bumps.

Pore Penetrating

Deeply penetrates the pores to fight and prevent pimples, blackheads, and other types of acne.

Chemical Peel Spray


Body Acne / Breakouts

Clogged Pores

Dull & Lifeless Skin

Rough Skin Texture

Shaving Bumps

Uneven skin tone / Pigmentation

Keratosis Pilaris

Excessively Oily Skin

Chemical Peel Spray


active ingredient insight

salicylic acid vs. glycolic acid

  • Lipophilic (oil-soluble), allowing it to penetrate into the pores of the skin.
  • Works by dissolving the intercellular 'glue' that holds skin cells together and penetrating deep into the pores to dissolve excess sebum and dead skin cells, reducing blockages.
  • Effective in treating acne and blackheads by unclogging pores.
  • Has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties, making it beneficial for reducing redness and inflammation associated with acne and rosacea.
  • Can also exfoliate the skin and improve its texture and tone.
  • Hydrophilic (water-soluble), making it effective in exfoliating the surface layers of the skin.
  • Primarily acts on the surface of the skin, dissolving the bonds that hold dead skin cells on the surface, which helps to promote exfoliation and cell regeneration.
  • Exfoliate the skin, improving texture and revealing brighter, more youthful skin.
  • Stimulates collagen production, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
  • Can help fade hyperpigmentation and even out skin tone.



Customer Reviews

Based on 436 reviews
Yolande Barradas
Glycolic Gel

Amazing products.
I have been using DERMALHEALTH for more than 2 years and will never use any other product on my skin again. My skin is glowing and pigmentation marks has visibly reduced. I only use now the Lightweight Foundation in the day, and minimal make-up and for my age (53).... my skin looks and feel amazing!!!
I use the Retinol and Lithaderm serum as well.
The serums last long and a little goes a long way.
Thank you DERMALHEALTH - your customer service is super and delivery of products within a day or 2 to my front door always with a little gift 🤩💜

Leone Koekemoer

The BEST!!!

Sonja Alberts
Salicilyc gel

Great products!!

Zanele Shweni
Radiant skin

Best decision I made. My skin is radiant everyday. It's like I'm doing daily facials. I look fresh and young.

Joadri Matthee
Great product

Works great on blemishes

Lizaan Kloppers
Totally love it.

The best product for breakouts and preventing clogged pores. I can’t go a day without it.




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