Salicylic Acid

Salicylic Acid Skincare

What is Salicylic Acid?

Salicylic Acid is the most common type of beta hydroxy acid (BHA). Beta Hydroxy Acids are oil-soluble and have the ability to penetrate deeper into the skin for maximum results. Salicylic Acid is naturally derived from willow bark and is best known in the industry for helping to prevent acne and breakouts.

Which skin types is Salicylic Acid best for?

If you have oily and blemish-prone skin, Salicylic Acid is your go-to acid. Steer clear of this acid if you have dry skin as this could further aggravate the dryness.

What are the main benefits of Salicylic Acid?

  • Gently exfoliates
  • Reduces skin congestion by removing dead skin cells
  • Calms inflammation and redness
  • Decreases oil production
  • Unclogs pores

How to use Salicylic Acid?

Use a Salicylic Acid serum or cleanser once a day either in the morning or evening to control sebum production. If you use Salicylic Acid in the morning, make sure that you follow with an SPF as this BHA increases your skin's sensitivity to the sun.

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COSRX Salicylic Acid Daily Gentle Cleanser tubeCOSRX Salicylic Acid Daily Gentle Cleanser
COSRX Salicylic Acid Daily Gentle Cleanser

A gentle daily cleanser with Salicylic Acid that removes excess sebum and impurities leaving the skin feeling smooth and soft without any tightness.

$18.00 $24.00 25% offsaving
Minimalist Salicylic Acid 02%Minimalist Salicylic Acid 02%
Minimalist Salicylic Acid 02%

$15.00
Teoxane (Teosyal) Advanced Filler Normal to Combination SkinTeoxane (Teosyal) Advanced Filler Normal to Combination Skin
Teoxane (Teosyal) Advanced Filler Normal to Combination Skin

A powerful wrinkle treatment product that acts on the depth and volume of wrinkles and fine lines

$111.00
PCA Skin Blemish Control BarPCA Skin Blemish Control Bar
PCA Skin Blemish Control Bar

2% Salicylic Acid for skin purifying cleansing, perfect for oily and acne-prone skin.

$64.00
Augustinus Bader The EssenceAugustinus Bader The Essence
Augustinus Bader The Essence

Augustinus Bader The Essence is available from Face the Future. Augustinus Bader is a premium, science-led skincare line backed by the highest calibre of applied science in the industry.

$97.00

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PCA Skin Intensive Clarity Treatment 0.5% Pure Retinol NightPCA Skin Intensive Clarity Treatment 0.5% Pure Retinol Night
PCA Skin Intensive Clarity Treatment 0.5% Pure Retinol Night

This corrective treatment combines retinol and salicylic acid to treat and prevent breakouts.

$139.00
PCA Skin Acne Gel Advanced TreatmentPCA Skin Acne Gel Advanced Treatment
PCA Skin Acne Gel Advanced Treatment

This targeted acne treatment gel helps to clear up any existing acne and also prevent future breakouts.

$85.00
Dermaceutic Mask 15 (15% glycolic acid) tub and packagingDermaceutic Mask 15 (15% glycolic acid)
Dermaceutic Mask 15 (15% glycolic acid)

Controls oily skin and gets rid of excess sebum.

$53.00 $59.00 10% offsaving
Dermaceutic Yellow Cream bottle and packagingDermaceutic Yellow Cream
Dermaceutic Yellow Cream

A depigmenting concentrate containing more than 20% lightening agents.

$53.00 $59.00 10% offsaving
PharmaClinix Lightenex Gold Serum 30mlPharmaClinix Lightenex Gold Serum 30ml
PharmaClinix Lightenex Gold Serum 30ml

New advanced formulation! This antioxidant loaded serum works to brighten the most resistant areas of hyperpigmentation on the face and body.

$99.00
PharmaClinix Lightenex Gold Cream 30mlPharmaClinix Lightenex Gold Cream 30ml
PharmaClinix Lightenex Gold Cream 30ml

New advanced formulation! This advanced formula cream works to brighten the most resistant areas of hyperpigmentation on the face and body.

$99.00
Green VOTARY Super Seed Nutrient Cream tubVOTARY Super Seed Nutrient Cream
VOTARY Super Seed Nutrient Cream

Infused with 21 different seed oils including Grapeseed Oil, this nourishing facial cream has been carefully formulated to moisturise and protect dry, sensitive skin and is perfect for prepping skin for make-up.

$99.00
ME LINE Home MaskME LINE Home Mask
ME LINE Home Mask

This home use depigmenting mask contains various potent ingredients to enhance depigmenting results with added powerful antioxidant activity.

$106.00
PharmaClinix Acnex Cream 50mlPharmaClinix Acnex Cream 50ml
PharmaClinix Acnex Cream 50ml

This daily treatment clears existing acne, as well as preventing new breakouts and minimising post-blemish hyperpigmentation.

$53.00
Green VOTARY Brightening Hyaluronic Serum - Narcissus and AHAs bottleVOTARY Brightening Hyaluronic Serum - Narcissus and AHAs
VOTARY Brightening Hyaluronic Serum - Narcissus and AHAs

This brigtening Facial serum contains Glycolic Acid and Hyaluronic Acid to gently exfoliate dead skin cells, revealing a fresh, dewy complexion.

$124.00
Dermaceutic Laboratoire Actibiome packaging and tubeDermaceutic Laboratoire Actibiome
Dermaceutic Laboratoire Actibiome

Visibly reduce skin’s imperfections and redness with Dermaceutic Laboratories Actibiome.

$56.00 $72.00 22% offsaving
PharmaClinix Lightenex Plus Cream 50mlPharmaClinix Lightenex Plus Cream 50ml
PharmaClinix Lightenex Plus Cream 50ml

Buy 3 or more PharmaClinix Lightenex Plus 50ml and SAVE an additional 5% off the current discount price! – New advanced formulation! An extra strength cream developed to tackle very dark and stubborn pigmentation.

$66.00
ME LINE Ethnic Skin DayME LINE Ethnic Skin Day
ME LINE Ethnic Skin Day

This concentrated depigmenting serum improves and delays the appearance of pigmentation within the skin.

$122.00
DCL Skincare Multi Action Penta PeelDCL Skincare Multi Action Penta Peel
DCL Skincare Multi Action Penta Peel

This refining face peel renews the appearance of dull skin for a smooth, radiant complexion.

$73.00 $82.00 11% offsaving
PharmaClinix Lightenex Hand and Foot Intense 50mlPharmaClinix Lightenex Hand and Foot Intense 50ml
PharmaClinix Lightenex Hand and Foot Intense 50ml

New advanced formulation! This hand and foot cream corrects hyperpigmentation as well as exfoliating and moisturising dry skin.

$19.00
PharmaClinix Scar Repairex Ultra Cream 30mlPharmaClinix Scar Repairex Ultra Cream 30ml
PharmaClinix Scar Repairex Ultra Cream 30ml

This specially formulated cream is designed to improve the appearance of old, stubborn scars by hydrating and protecting the affected area.

$99.00
PharmaClinix Lightenex Bright 50mlPharmaClinix Lightenex Bright 50ml
PharmaClinix Lightenex Bright 50ml

New advanced formulation! This treatment inhibits melanin production, treating and preventing hyperpigmentation.

$19.00

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