The important thing ingredient on this highly effective exfoliator is salicylic acid. A beta-hydroxy acid, it breaks by means of oil buildup to unclog pores and assist steadiness the pores and skin’s sebum ranges. Different ingredient perks embody anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties—in different phrases, it’s a godsend for zit-prone pores and skin like mine.
Utilized after cleaning and firming, the light-weight exfoliator may be placed on the pores and skin along with your fingers or a reusable cotton pad—my most well-liked methodology. As soon as on the pores and skin, it dries so shortly that you simply’ll barely discover the leave-on formula continues to be there (and dealing extra time). What you’ll discover is how your pores and skin feels noticeably cleaner and clarified, nearly such as you simply did a facial steam.
Usually, I solely use the exfoliator at nighttime, however its decrease power of acids means you’ll be able to safely apply twice per day, according to the brand. Simply be sure you apply a wholesome dose of SPF through the daytime, because the freshly exfoliated pores and skin is extra vulnerable to photosensitivity. It’s additionally price noting the exfoliator accommodates butylene glycol, in case that’s a skincare ingredient that you avoid.