Our Salicylic Acid 5% Foaming Cleanser has been expertly formulated to help tackle acne-prone skin. Our formulation will help to eliminate unwanted excess oils while maintaining natural oils that keep your skin feeling healthy. Salicylic Acid can get deep into your pores to kill bacteria and dissolve excess sebum. Our cleanser will leave your skin feeling silky smooth, and may also improve your skin tone
Salicylic Acid is a Beta Hydroxy Acid (BHA) crystalline solid that occurs naturally in many plants. Treatment with salicylic acid has been proven to reduce both the severity and number of acne lesions. In addition to decreasing blemishes, salicylic acid is also known to possess exfoliation properties, which may further increase skin smoothness.
A key characteristic that enables salicylic acid to combat acne is its antimicrobial properties. Coupled with salicylic acids natural exfoliating component, it is able to eliminate surface bacteria and reduce the risk of future breakouts.1-2 Furthermore, salicylic acid can also be used to treat signs of uneven skin tone and photoaging.3
Purified Water, Propylene Glycol, Cocamindopropyl Dimethylamine, Salicylic Acid, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Phenoxyethanol
Our Salicylic Acid 5% Foaming Gel Cleanser is best used on damp skin when washing your face either in the morning or at night. After applying and massaging it into your skin, leave the cleanser on for a couple of minutes before washing it off and drying your face. For optimum results, use a face serum and moisturiser after use.
1. Zander, Ernst, and S. Weisman. “Treatment of acne vulgaris with salicylic acid pads.” Clinical therapeutics 14.2 (1991): 247-253
2. KLIGMAN, D. and KLIGMAN, A. M. (1998), Salicylic Acid Peels for the Treatment of Photoaging. Dermatologic Surgery, 24: 325–328. doi: 10.1111/j.1524-4725.1998.tb04162.x
3. Tasleem Arif. Clin Cosmet Investig Dematol. (2015) 8:455-461