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Product summary

"The Ordinary - Salicylic Acid 2% Solution" is effective for: Anti-inflammatory, Anti-blemish and Exfoliation

Ingredient callouts

  • Salicylic acid (1.00% - 1.60%). This is an oil-soluble exfoliating acid. Because of this property, it can work inside pores and help reduce the congestion. It has an anti-inflammatory effect and is used to treat acne. Because it is a quite strong exfoliator, be careful with using this product too often: it could result in over-exfoliation.

What our users say

Based on 2 reviews 100% recommend this product
  • When it comes to comedogenicity, two out of two reviewers say that the product does not clog pores.
  • When it comes to using this sunscreen under makeup, the user found that it pills under a foundation.
They find the product's texture to be light and In terms of the smell, our users report that no smell.

About the brand

According to Cruelty-Free Kitty "The Ordinary" is cruelty free, but its parent company is not.


The product retails from 5.10$ up to 7.50$ in the United States, from 9.00CA$ up to 14.99CA$ in Canada, from 10.10A$ up to 27.00A$ in Australia and from 5.10£ up to 40.00£ in the United Kingdom.

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