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The Ordinary Salicylic Acid 2% Reviews

The Ordinary Salicylic Acid 2%

  • Targets Signs of Congestion
  • 74% of the Deciem Addicts love it
  • 67% had no issues using it
  • 71% say it has improved their skin
  • 67% will repurchase it

Unboxing The Ordinary Salicylic Acid

See the product before you buy it.

The Ordinary Salicylic Acid 2%

The Ordinary Salicylic Acid 2% was one of the most popular products from this brand, and then it was removed to be reformulated. After a couple of years, it´s back along with The Ordinary Salicylic Acid Anhydrous Solution and The Ordinary Salicylic Acid Masque.

The Ordinary Salicylic Acid Reviews

74% of the Deciem Addicts love The Ordinary Salicylic Acid. Polls featured on Instagram Stories for 24 hours. Come and join The Ordinary & NIOD Chat Room Facebook Group to chat with other The Ordinary fans.

Salicylic Acid Reviews

The Ordinary Salicylic Acid

All about The Ordinary Salicylic Acid; reviews, conflicts, when and how to use, FAQs, and similar products.

  • What is The Ordinary Salicylic Acid?
  • What does Salicylic Acid do?
  • Salicylic Acid conflicts.
  • How and when do I use The Ordinary Salicylic Acid?
  • The Ordinary Salicylic Acid reviews.
  • Products similar to Salicylic Acid
  • Available in 30ml. Check the current price here.

What is The Ordinary Salicylic Acid 2% Solution & what does it do?

The Ordinary Salicylic Acid 2% Solution is an exfoliator created for blemish-prone skin and designed to clear dead skin cells that can contribute to clogged pores, providing skin clarity with use over time.

The exfoliator offers the same benefits as the old version. This new version ensures the delivery of Salicylic Acid to the outermost layer of the skin, where it’s most beneficial.

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Salicylic Acid is a water-based product listed under Direct Acids on The Ordinary website. It´s a BHA which stands for Beta Hydroxy Acid and is excellent for pores, congested and blemished skin because BHAs penetrate deeper into the skin. You can use this all over your face or just as a spot treatment.

Salicylic Acid Targets

  • Dullness
  • Textural Irregularities
  • Skin clarity

How & When Do I Use The Ordinary Salicylic Acid?

Which Products Conflict With The Ordinary Salicylic Acid.

Avoid the following products in the same routine as Salicylic Acid. You can use them in alternate routines AM/PM, or on alternate days.

  • Peptides
  • Copper Peptides
  • EUK 134 0.1%
  • 100% Niacinamide Powder
  • Acids
  • Pure/Ethylated Vitamin C
  • Retinoids

FAQS about the new Salicylic Acid 2% answered by Deciem

So how has the new Salicylic Acid improved from the last formula? The new Ordinary Salicylic Acid 2%% Solution was formulated to offer the same benefits as its predecessor while curbing concerns of skin discomfort that can be associated with the use of SA. This was achieved by ensuring a focused delivery of SA to the outermost layer of the skin, where it is most beneficial, alongside the inclusion of a hydrating saccharide isomerate, offering appropriate barrier support.

What’s the difference between this Salicylic Acid one and the anhydrous solution? This one has a more instantaneous effect than the Salicylic Acid 2% Anhydrous Solution which has a gentler approach to decongestion and exfoliation.

What is Salicylic Acid used for? Salicylic 2% Solution helps to exfoliate the skin and help decongest pores. We recommend using this in your PM routine on dry clean skin before moisturizer

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What’s the difference between this and the mask? Or are they different? This product was formulated to be applied frequently as a leave-on formula, while the Salicylic Acid 2% Masque was designed for bi-weekly application only

Can I use Salicylic Acid in the summer months? Deciem´s reply: Yes, you can use this all year round.

This product seems to go a bit soapy when I apply it. This is quite a common problem. It can happen with Niacinamide too. Try using less product and also make sure you have thoroughly rinsed off your cleanser so there’s no residue.

Can I use Salicylic Acid with Niacinamide? Yes, they´re OK to use together. They are used together in this regimen for the look of blemishes and congestion.

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Salicylic Acid Reviews

Salicylic Acid Reviews

Let’s hear what some of the moderators of the Deciem Chat Room have to say about The Ordinary Salicylic Acid.

Rachael Candice  A slightly tacky formula which makes for a strange base to layer over. However, as a spot treatment for breakouts, it can reduce inflammation drastically overnight.

Tracy: Burned my skin…not a glowing review, sorry.

Nia Patten, It has a sticky, soapy texture that I found tolerable, and it didn’t burn or irritate. I found it made my acne worse, I’m afraid. I would proceed with caution with this one.

meggieslashes. The salicylic Acid, hands down, is THE BEST! I use it all over my face after the glycolic toner in the evening, and my skin is blemish-free and smooth in texture. I have struggled with adult acne on my chin and parts of my cheeks. Since I have been using Salicylic Acid, I am blemish-free! Please, ladies, give this a try!

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carolinagsietra Game changer! I apply it on my spots as local treatment, and they are gone the day after

thebeautywonk. 5/5 I love this!! I will absolutely repurchase it. It dramatically reduces the acne size within just 2 days (I documented it in one of my Insta posts, too) and works excellent for blackheads. If u got oily, acne-prone skin, GET IT!

Final Thoughts on Salicylic Acid 2%

Salicylic Acid Reviews

It´s clear to see that this is a well-loved product, with 74% of the Deciem Addicts saying they love it. 67% had no issues using the product, 71% say it has improved their skin, and 67% will repurchase it. There have been some amazing before and after posts in the Facebook Group that incorporate Salicylic Acid.

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