HOW TO USE
- Can be used in your AM & PM skincare routine.
- Gently massage a small raspberry-sized amount of Salicylic Acid Cleanser onto dampened face and neck for at least 60 seconds, then rinse thoroughly.
- Follow with our hero hydrator Hyaluronic Acid Serum as your first step after cleansing, then apply preferred treatments & moisturizer.
- INKEY Tip;
- Not just for your face! You can use Salicylic Acid Cleanser on other blemish-prone areas, including the back and chest area. Find out more about back & chest acne.
- If you have troublesome, persistent acne or irritated spots, we recommend trying our Acne Solution with 5% Benzoyl Peroxide.
IS IT OKAY TO BE USED DAILY, AM AND PM?
Yes! it is perfectly fine for daily use AM and PM or at a frequency you prefer.
IS THIS CLEANSER ENOUGH OR DO I NEED TO FOLLOW UP WITH A SEPARATE CLEANSER?
This cleanser is perfectly fine on its own as a salicylic acid wash so it does not need a follow up however you can also pair this with another cleanser for a double cleanse.
HOW CAN I DOUBLE CLEANSE WITH SALICYLIC ACID CLEANSER?
We recommend double cleansing in your PM routine and use our Oat Balm Cleanser as a 1st step which will melt away SPF and makeup. Follow with your Salicylic Acid Cleanser as a 2nd step to wash away any leftover impurities. Shop our Anti-Acne Cleanse Duo.
CAN I USE THIS LONG TERM?
Yes, Salicylic Acid Cleanser can be used in the AM and PM and on a long term basis.
CAN I USE SALICYLIC ACID CLEANSER ON MY BODY?
You can absolutely use this cleanser on parts of your body with breakouts, such as arms, chest, back. Find out more about back and chest acne >
CAN I USE EXFOLIATING ACIDS AFTER USING SALICYLIC ACID CLEANSER?
Although Salicylic Acid Cleanser is a BHA (Beta Hydroxy Acid), it is safe to layer it with all types of AHA & BHA exfoliating acids due to the short contact time of the cleanser as this is washed off.
CAN I USE RETINOLS AFTER USING SALICYLIC ACID CLEANSER IN MY EVENING SKINCARE ROUTINE?
Yes! Salicylic Acid Cleanser is a gentle, yet effective cleanser that stays on your skin for a short amount of time and then gets completely washed off with water. Therefore, there should have little to no risk of irritation if you are to use Retinol Serum in your evening skincare routine. However we always recommend patch testing! Learn more about how to patch test.
CAN I VITAMIN C AFTER USING SALICYLIC ACID CLEANSER IN MY MORNING SKINCARE ROUTINE?
Yes! You can layer your usual AM skincare routine, including Vitamin C, after washing your face with Salicylic Acid Cleanser. We always recommending using a broad spectrum SPF daily but when paired with Vitamin C this boosts your morning skincare routine to get all the benefits of protection from sun damage and free radicals.
SHOULD I USE SALICYLIC ACID CLEANSER OR ACNE SOLUTION WITH 5% BENZOYL PEROXIDE?
Acne Solution with 5% Benzoyl Peroxide is a specialized treatment that has been formulated for people with troublesome, persistent acne or irritated spots. For mild, occasional acne, we recommend Salicylic Acid Cleanser. We do not recommend Acne Solution with 5% Benzoyl Peroxide if you have sensitive skin, are pregnant or breastfeeding.
IS SALICYLIC ACID AN AHA OR BHA?
It is a BHA.
WHAT IS THE PERCENTAGE OF SALICYLIC ACID IN THIS CLEANSER?
2% Salicylic Acid.
WHAT IS THE PH LEVEL OF THIS PRODUCT?
PH LEVEL: 4.5-5.0.
HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO SEE RESULTS?
Products can take up to six weeks to show full results, due to the time it takes for your skin cells to turnover and the results of any products to reach the surface. Consistency is key, so apply regularly even if you’re not seeing the effects straight away. It can be very tempting to increase use of some products to try and see quicker results, don’t overdo it though. More is not necessarily more, and overuse can cause irritation and sensitivity.
IS THIS PRODUCT PREGNANCY SAFE?
We do not recommend this product if pregnant or breastfeeding, consult your doctor before use. Your guide to pregnancy safe skincare >
IS THIS PRODUCT VEGAN?
Yes! This product contains no animal derivatives and is now certified by The Vegan Society.