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Salicylic Acid Skincare

Salicylic acid is one of the best acne-fighting ingredients in skincare. Whether a salicylic acid serum, cleanser, or peel, discover our essentials.

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Salicylic Acid Pro Tips

Everyone’s favorite acne-fighting ingredient, salicylic acid is a game-changer if you have excess oil and breakouts. Preventing and treating breakouts, whether as a spot treatment or a daily staple, discover all the ways you can add it to your clarifying skincare ritual here.

Looking to treat acne, balance breakouts, and prevent further spots? You’ll be needing products that contain salicylic acid. An all-out acne-fighting skincare hero ingredient, salicylic acid is a beta hydroxy acid—meaning it’s oil soluble, so it can penetrate through the layers of the skin more easily than alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) which are water-soluble. That’s good news in the battle against bacteria and pore-clogging debris which lead to spots, as it treats them deep within, preventing them from becoming breakouts on the surface. Plus it’s anti-inflammatory too, calming any redness and reactivity.

Kick-start your balancing and clarifying routine with a salicylic acid cleanser to clean out your pores and detox skin, ready for your salicylic acid serum. Salicylic acid and retinol make for the dream team in acne-control, smoothing, and clarifying, so look for serum containing these. If you’re looking for a deeper detox, opt for a salicylic acid peel as this delivers deeper, elevated exfoliation, and allows other skincare ingredients to penetrate better. If you have clogged pores on your nose or any other specific areas, you can use a salicylic acid infused spot treatment too.