Here’s everything you need to know about salicylic acid – the skincare ingredient that will clear out your pores and keep those pesky zits at bay.
1. What it is
One of the most common ingredients you’ll see in anti-acne skincare products, salicylic acid is often referred to as a beta hydroxy acid (BHA). What this essentially means is that salicylic acid is oil-soluble as compared to its close “cousin”, alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), another class of…