The Ordinary Salicylic Acid 2% Solution
The Ordinary Salicylic Acid 2% Solution is a perfect pick if you are looking for a chemical exfoliator to get rid of dead skin cells, blackheads or open pores along with oil control.
What is it? Salicylic acid 2% serum
Who can use it? Oily skin prone to open pores and comedones. For normal to dry skin, use as a spot treatment only.
Sensitive: Can be tried as a spot treatment, if your skin is calm. Avoid on irritated skin.
The Ordinary Salicylic Acid 2% Solution Benefits
Salicylic acid can make your skin dry over a period of time. Skip this serum if your skin already feels dry. Apply The Ordinary Salicylic Acid 2% Solution can trigger a rash and visible exfoliation. It can increase your skin’s sensitivity to sunlight. Make sure you wear sunscreen on top of salicylic acid.
How to use it?
Salicylic acid does not react with the sun, however, The ordinary website recommends using this product at night. In oily and non-sensitive skin, you can apply it on full-face except near your eyes. If your skin is slightly dry or sensitive, then go for spot application on pimples or blackheads. Avoid using salicylic acid-based face wash because both may cause over-dryness.
Acne & Blemishes, Pores/Blackheads/Whiteheads
Mildly Sensitive, Not Sensitive