Salicylic Acid 2% Solution

Average rating from 53 Ratings
3.7

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Quick Product Notes
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Paraben-Free
Sulfate-Free
Alcohol-Free
Silicone-Free
EU Allergen-Free
Fungal Acne (Malassezia) Safe
Minimal Ingredients

Notable Effects & Ingredients


Acne-Fighting from 1 Ingredient(s):
Salicylic Acid

Anti-Aging from 1 Ingredient(s):
Citric Acid

Ingredients Related to Skin Types
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Dry Skin
None
Oily/Acne-Prone Skin
1
Sensitive Skin
2

Ingredient Safety Breakdown (EWG Health Ratings)

  • Low Risk
  • Moderate Risk
  • High Risk
  • Unknown
80%
13%
0%
7%

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Product Ingredient List

(Showing first 5 of 15 Ingredients)
EWG CIR Ingredient Name & Cosmetic Functions Notes
1
Water
(Solvent)
Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Leaf Water
2
Cocamidopropyl Dimethylamine
(Surfactant, Emulsifying, Antistatic Agent, Hair Conditioning)
4
B
Salicylic Acid
(Skin Conditioning, Masking, Fragrance, Hair Conditioning, Antidandruff Agent, Antiacne Agent, Denaturant, Preservative, Exfoliant, Keratolytic, Corn/Callus/Wart Remover)
Acne-Fighting
Acne-Fighting
Good for Oily Skin
Good for Oily Skin
Bad for Sensitive Skin
Bad for Sensitive Skin
1
Dimethyl Isosorbide
(Solvent, Viscosity Controlling, Viscosity Decreasing Agent)

Latest User Reviews

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Good for spot treatment and acne skin that is not fungal/rosacea
Reviewed
Skin Type: combination Skin
Skin Concerns: Post Inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH), Acne, Rosacea, Sensitive Skin, Whiteheads/Closed Comedones

If you have rosacea run from this product. It will only make your redness worse.
If you have fungal acne run from this product. It will make you break out.
If you have oil skin and hormonal acne or acne that is not fungal this is great for spot treatment. I don't use in my skin anymore because it makes me break out but my husband it does wonders to dry and heal acne within 2 or 3 days of usage.

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1
Points
200
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0
Excellent against acne and blemishes
Reviewed
Skin Type: combination Skin
Skin Concerns: Acne, Blackheads, Large Pores

What did this product do that your previous products didn't?
I really liked this product because it helped me to peel my skin really good without being too harsh fighting against the blackheads and its very calming whenever I get pimples.
I use this after using my cleanser and then I apply sunscreen its very important to wear solar protection and be aware of this when using it.
It also helped to control the sebum and the appearance of my pores was slightly minimized. I used this for 5 months until I finished the whole bottle and one recommendation is to avoid under eye area.

Review
14
Points
395
Badges
0
It works, period.
Reviewed
Skin Type: combination Skin
Skin Concerns: Blackheads, Uneven Skin Tone

Male, 37 years old (May 2018), combination skin, blackheads

Used consistenly this product just works. Period. I am lucky enough that I do not have sensitive skin, so I can't say if this is too aggressive or drying. Ijust has worked for me. I haven't bought it again because I am in that moment where I like trying many different products. But I would definitely recommend this to anyone willing to refine their skin by eliminating blackheads. (No, I haven't tried the famed Paula's Choice BHA's, so I can't make any comparison...)