The Ordinary Salicylic Acid 2% Anhydrous Solution 30ml
The Ordinary Salicylic Acid 2% Anhydrous Solution is a water-free product formulated to exfoliate the skin and help decongest pores. Direct acids, specifically alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) and beta hydroxy acids (BHAs), are renowned for their ability to support the natural shedding of dead skin. While AHAs aim to promote superficial exfoliation, Salicylic Acid (SA), a lipophilic BHA, is particularly effective at targeting oil within the pores that can lead to congestion. The Ordinary Salicylic Acid 2% Anhydrous Solution offers salicylic acid in a squalane base formulated with the intent of reducing concerns of skin irritation that can be associated with the use of SA.
A salicylic acid solution.
Perfect for skin prone to congestion and textural irregularities, The Ordinary’s Salicylic Acid 2% Anhydrous Solution is a name to know. The water-free oil-like texture has been formulated to effectively decongest the skin with a gentle exfoliating effect. Containing 2% salicylic acid, this product targets signs of sensitivity and discomfort, delivering a visible reduction of pore size and uneven texture, while improving skin tone and clarity over time.
Patch tests are an easy way to help predict if you may experience a negative initial reaction to a new product. It is recommended to perform a patch test before incorporating any new product into your regimen. We have outlined a general method for conducting your own patch test below based on the type of product.
- Apply a small amount of the product onto a clean area of skin on the upper forearm.
- Keep the area dry.
- If the product has a specified duration of use, rinse off after this time has elapsed. Otherwise rinse off after 24 hours.
- If any redness, burning, itching, blistering or irritation is observed at any time throughout the test, do not use the product.