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salicylic acid gels

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Salicylic acid is a beta-hydroxy acid that has been used for centuries to treat acne and other skin problems. Today, it's one of the most popular ingredients in anti-acne products. Here are some great options for salicylic acid gels.

$48.00

For those whose face just does not react much to salicylic acid might not benefit from this product....I thought it would dry my face out due to the 2 % salicylic acid but pairing it with the belief moisturizing face cream Has been working wonders for me.

What it is: An intensive pore-clearing gel combining maximum-strength two percent salicylic acid (BHA) with a potent 10 percent glycolic acid complex (AHA) to target acne.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Acne and Blemishes, and Oiliness

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid (BHA) 2%: Visibly reduces acne blemishes and discourages future breakouts.
- Glycolic Acid Complex (AHA) 10%, Licorice, and Arnica: Reduce the appearance of uneven skin tone and texture.
- Aloe Vera: Visibly soothes skin.

$22.50

I was pleasantly surprised by this cleansing gel. I like that it has Salicylic Acid in the product and I feel like my face feels really clean after using it. ...But with this, I think it’s getting my skin back to normal because of the salicylic acid in it! It is very liquidity but it does foam up a bit.

What it is: A refreshing cleanser with two percent salicylic acid that clears the look of blemishes and targets future breakouts.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Acne and Blemishes, and Oiliness

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid and Acetyl Glucosamine: Remove dead skin cells that can contribute to clogged pores.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and phthalates. This product is also gluten-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This refreshing cleanser with two percent salicylic acid clears the look of blemishes, absorbs oil, and unclogs pores. After use, skin feels fresh, soft, and smooth.

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$40.00

Love this. It has teatree oil and Salicylic acid, good for acne proone skin. ...The oil is hydrating, and the salicylic acid really helps keep break outs at bay.

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A quick-absorbing, medicated dry oil to clear congested pores, treat and prevent acne, and smooth the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles for clearer, smoother skin.

Solutions for:
- Acne and blemishes
- Blackheads
- Pores

If you want to know more…
With 1.5 percent salicylic acid, this fast-acting, quick-drying, medicated oil clears acne and blackhead-causing buildup and debris from congested pores for smoother, blemish-free skin.

$48.00

To avoid exposing my skin to too much salicylic acid, I try to only use this every other (as opposed to everyday). ...Solid moisturizer, but contains Sal Acid...I have found that the amount of salicylic acid in it is just enough improve the brightness of my skin without creating any dryness issue.

What it is: An oil-free moisturizer with a bouncy, gel-like texture and beneficial ingredients like rose extract, salicylic acid, moringa seed extract, and peony root extract.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Redness, and Uneven Texture

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid: Visibly smooths skin texture.
- Rose Extract: Hydrates and soothes.
- Peony Root Extract: Provides antioxidants and soothing benefits.

What Else You Need to Know: This fast-absorbing, lightweight gel cream delivers up to 24 hours of intensive hydration, leaving your skin feeling fresh, soft, and smooth. It also soothes skin while reducing the look of redness, dullness, and fatigue.

Mario BadescuAcne Facial Cleanser

ITEM: 2184950

Size: 6 oz/ 177 mL

77 Reviews

$15.00

It leaves my skin super clean but not at all dehydrated, which is a problem I have had with other more expensive treatment cleansers. Using it with the glycolic acid toner has really helped my and residual redness. ...I’m not sure what ingredients are in this that actually fight acne but most acne washes contain ingredients like salicylic acid which don’t work for me, it’s too rough on my skin.

What it is: A clarifying face wash formulated with salicylic acid and thyme extract to help improve the look of troubled skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Acne and Blemishes, Pores, and Oiliness

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid: Exfoliates to help shed pore-clogging dead skin cells.
- Thyme Extract: Clarifies.
- Aloe Vera: Lightly hydrates and soothes.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of oil. This product is also cruelty-free.

$26.00

So I can usually only use Ren’s 0.5% salicylic acid spot treatment b/c 1% & 2 % salicylic acids are too powerful for my sensitive skin. ...Quickly gets rid of acne spots! I usually don’t have luck with salicylic acid but this works!

What it is: A rapid-action formula with two percent salicylic acid to fight breakouts and visibly improve blemish-prone skin in as little as 24 hours.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Oiliness, and Acne and Blemishes

Formulation: Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid: Unclogs pores and targets breakouts.
- Glycolic Acid: Visibly resurfaces skin and discourages the appearance of post-acne marks.
- Aloe: Calms, soothes, and nourishes skin.

Ingredient Callouts:
This product is vegan, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

Mario BadescuAnti Acne Serum

ITEM: 2388072

Size: 1 oz/ 29 mL

2 Reviews

$20.00

What it is: A lightweight, fast-absorbing gel that reduces congestion and encourages a healthy-looking complexion.

Skin Type: Combination and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Acne and Blemishes, and Oiliness

Formulation: Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid: Exfoliates and cleanses pores.
- Thyme Extract: Visibly clarifies with antioxidants.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, formaldehydes, phthalates, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. This product is also vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

$20.00

-2% Salicylic Acid (BHA): Helps to loosen sebum within the pores and prevents future breakouts. ...i really wanted to love this stuff after hearing a lot of good reviews, but i just don't think that salicylic acid is my friend. i love glycolic acid so i thought a product pairing them together might work for me, but nope. i didn't hate it, it felt really nice going on and wasn't irritating, so it is definitely worth a shot to try it out!

What it is: An intensive pore-clearing gel—in a travel-friendly size—combining maximum-strength two percent salicylic acid (BHA) with a potent 10 percent glycolic acid complex (AHA) to target acne.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Acne and Blemishes, and Oiliness

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid (BHA) 2%: Visibly reduces acne blemishes and discourages future breakouts.
- Glycolic Acid Complex (AHA) 10%, Licorice, and Arnica: Reduce the appearance of uneven skin tone and texture.
- Aloe Vera: Visibly soothes skin.

$44.00

For a cleanser, it’s a little bit on the pricier side. It has one percent salicylic acid, which is a nice addition to the acids in other skincare products. ...Gifted by Kate Sumerville EradiKate Clarifying acné gel cleanser with salicylic acid and prebiotic complex.

What it is: A one percent salicylic acid gel cleanser expertly formulated to target persistent acne and protect the skin barrier without over-drying.

Skin Type:
Combination and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Uneven Texture, and Acne/Blemishes

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid: Fights acne and clogged pores.
- Prebiotic Complex: Balances and restores skin’s protective microbiome barrier.
- Niacinamide: Minimizes and tightens the appearance of pores.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, phthalates, mineral oil, sulfates SLS & SLES, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also cruelty-free.

$68.00

This EradiKate Acne Mark Fading Gel with Salicylic Acid Serum was gifted by Kate Somerville in exchange for my honest review. ...Love Salicylic acid gels!...This is a great treatment gel if you have acne, mild or severe.

What it is: A gel formula to prevent breakouts and visibly diminish post-acne marks in as little as three days while restoring the skin barrier.

Skin Type: Combination and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Uneven Texture, and Acne/Blemishes

Highlighted Ingredients:
- 2% Salicylic Acid: Diminishes the appearance of breakouts and prevents future acne.
- Prebiotic Complex: Balances and restores skin’s protective microbiome barrier.
- Niacinamide: Visibly evens skin tone from post-acne marks and improves the appearance of pores.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, phthalates, mineral oil, sulfates SLS & SLES, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also cruelty-free.

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