Shop BHAs/Salicylic Acid


Worried about acne? Get yourself some salicylic acid. Salicylic acid is a powerhouse skincare ingredient and the most common form of BHA (or beta hydroxy acid) available. Beta hydroxy acids are so great at treating acne and breakouts because they work inside the pores, where all breakouts begin. They are also antibacterial and anti-inflammatory, which is also key for treating breakouts.

How does cosmeceutical salicylic acid work?

BHAs are attracted to oils which make them able to target the oil-producing glands within the skin. They are therefore able to help unclog pores by dissolving debris and clearing oil.

Benefits of BHAs/salicylic acid:

BHAs are known to work deeper into the pore compared to other exfoliating ingredients, and can help unclog and decongest over time. Once unclogged, pores will become visibly smaller. Salicylic acid’s ability to exfoliate skin at the surface level also helps to refine the appearance of the skin. The surface exfoliation of this BHA fades discolorations to reveal an even and more radiant complexion.


Salicylic acid can help:

  • brighten skin
  • unclog pores
  • heal and prevent acne &
  • balance your skin’s oil production

 

Who should use cosmeceutical salicylic acid/BHAs?

Salicylic acid is best used on skin that is oily and acne-prone. But there are also milder salicylic acid formulations that are more suited to all skin types.

 

Please note: for those who are creating their own professional grade skincare routine at home, it is best to avoid layering multiple forms of BHAs. This is because while your skin may be able to handle something like a 10% AHA serum, if you're also using an AHA, BHA or retinol moisturiser you may run the risk of sensitising your skin.

 

Shop our selection of cosmeceutical BHA products online at Adore Beauty.


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Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant by DermalogicaDermalogica Daily Microfoliant by Dermalogica

$78.32 $89.00

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4.7 of 547 reviews

Dermalogica Clear Start Kit by DermalogicaDermalogica Clear Start Kit by Dermalogica

$39.60 $44.00

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4.7 of 51 reviews

asap platinum collection  by asapasap platinum collection  by asap

$194.22 $249.00

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4.8 of 105 reviews

Dermalogica Clearing Skin Wash 250ml by DermalogicaDermalogica Clearing Skin Wash 250ml by Dermalogica

$52.80 $60.00

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4.7 of 50 reviews

Dermalogica Overnight Clearing Gel by DermalogicaDermalogica Overnight Clearing Gel by Dermalogica

$67.76 $77.00

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4.2 of 80 reviews

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Recent reviews on BHAs/Salicylic Acid products

Dermalogica MultiVitamin Thermafoliant
Dermalogica
Dermalogica MultiVitamin Thermafoliant
$90.00
$79.20

Silky smooth results

After just one use my skin feels silky smooth and looks clearer. I've been only using for a few days but I am so far happy with the results.
Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant
Dermalogica
Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant
$89.00
$78.32

Such a great exfoliator!

This product leaves your skin feeling so soft and clean. Has significantly helped with pore reduction.
Medik8 Surface Radiance Cleanse 150ml
Medik8
Medik8 Surface Radiance Cleanse 150ml
$44.00

Lovely cleanser

I use this cleanser with my Clarisonic and it lathers really well. It leaves my skin feeling smooth and has helped with deep cleansing and small little bumps I was experiencing on my forehead