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skin care products with salicylic acid

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Salicylic acid is an effective exfoliator and can help reduce the appearance of blemishes and wrinkles. It works by exfoliating the skin, which helps to unclog pores and remove dead skin cells. Here are some salicylic acid-based skin care products for you to try.

$80.00

But, with continued, twice daily use, I know the salicylic acid will work. It's more of a maintenance product. ...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.

$68.00

It is more potent than other similarly priced salicylic acids. I have been using this for a few months and love it....Needed a product with salicylic acid in it....I use it at night as directed and wake up to clear, well hydrated skin.

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Combination

What it is:
A lightweight, all-over acne treatment, formulated with salicylic acid to reduce and prevent blemishes.

Solutions for:
- Acne and blemishes
- Dullness and uneven texture
- Pores

If you want to know more…
This lightweight, all-over acne treatment clears acne with two percent salicylic acid—the highest percentage allowed. It also contains retinol, which helps smooth the look of skin texture and even the look of skin tone while a blend of soothing ingredients helps balance the skin’s microbiome.

Mario BadescuAcne Facial Cleanser

ITEM: 2184950

Size: 6 oz/ 177 mL

77 Reviews

$15.00

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.

$30.00

The only reason why I gave it four stars is because I didn't see a big difference with my acne but I think it's because I'm mixing salicylic acid with benzoyl peroxide and I read somewhere that I shouldn't do that. ...Great Product...They don't burn and you can see a notable difference within a couple of days. The salicylic acid not only treats acne but also unclogs pores for prevention.

What it is: A daily facial pad that keeps breakouts at bay with maximum-strength, two percent salicylic acid, which is proven to target acne and new blemishes.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Oiliness, and Acne and Blemishes

Formulation: Wipes

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid: Unclogs pores and targets breakouts.
- Kaolin Clay: Absorbs dirt, oil, and impurities from skin.
- Evermat: Mops up sebum, minimizes the appearance of pores, and absorbs oil.

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

$38.00

nice product...I really enjoyed this product because it wasn’t too harsh on the skin, and left my complexion very glowy. ...Best Azalaic acid formula!...The only spot treatments my husband and I keep at home at from Paula’s Choice and this is one of them (the other is the benzoyl peroxide regular strength, light blue bottle). The Azaleic acid along with the salicylic help to relieve inflammation and bacteria from breakouts.

What it is: A potent azelaic-and-salicylic-acid cream that dramatically and visibly clarifies uneven skin tone, fades acne marks, and reduces redness.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Redness, Uneven Texture, and Acne and Blemishes

Formulation: Lightweight Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Azelaic Acid 10%: Visibly clarifies uneven skin tone, brightens dark spots, and fades post-acne marks.
- Salicylic Acid (BHA) 0.5%: Works within pores to decongest while smoothing the look of rough, bumpy texture.
- Licorice Root Extract: Visibly soothes and brightens the skin while addressing the appearance of redness and sensitivity.

$24.00

Love this product...The salicylic acid has not irritated my skin and I actually think my skin texture is smoother and softer. ...Helper for problem skin!! A serum with a blend of salicylic acid, niacinamide, and succinic acid to target imperfections and unclog pores without irritating.

What it is: A serum with a blend of salicylic acid, niacinamide, and succinic acid to target imperfections and unclog pores without irritating or drying the skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Acne and Blemishes, and Oiliness

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid: Purifies pores and exfoliates skin.
- Niacinamide: Visibly reduces surface oil and improves skin tone.
- Sea Kelp: Maintains moisture and visibly calms redness and sensitivity.

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

$6.50

I’m not sure this is as good as the neurogenic salicylic acid pads....It doesn’t have a scent so it’s good for sensitive skin which I have. Great price for size and the salicylic acid has cleared up my skin and bumps.

What it is: A nonirritating squalane-based serum formulated with salicylic acid to effectively decongest the skin and exfoliate its surface.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores and Acne and Blemishes

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid: Decongests and exfoliates.
- 4-T-Butylcyclohexanol: Soothes.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

$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. This refreshing gel cleanser clears presistent acné and helps prevent future breakouts without stripping the skin.

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

love this brand products so much. 2% Salicylic Acid: Helps diminish breakouts and prevent future acne while encouraging natural, gentle exfoliation to unclog pores and slough away dead skin. ...This EradiKate Acne Mark Fading Gel with Salicylic Acid Serum was gifted by Kate Somerville in exchange for my honest review.

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.

$5.90

I much prefer the Anhydrous Salicylic Solution, it’s gentler and more tolerable....I was probably the first buyer of this product. The moment i received a notification, The Ordinary Salicylic Acid.

What it is: An exfoliating, water-based serum formulated with salicylic acid to remove dead skin cells, which contribute to clogged pores.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Acne and Blemishes

Formulation: Lightweight Serum

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid: Decongests and exfoliates.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

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