Azelaic acid 16%
Azelaic acid has been shown to be effective in the treatment of acne and rosacea. It kills acne bacteria in existing blemishes, it’s an OTC option for treating cystic acne and prevents future whiteheads and blackheads from forming. Azelaic acid also lightens acne scars as well as melasma, and its anti-inflammatory properties calm rosacea and redness. Safe for all skin types.
Lactic acid 14%
The mildest of alpfa hydroxy acids, it has water binding properties and stimulates collagen synthesis.
Glycolic acid 14%
This exfoliates the epidermis, promotes epidermolysis, disperses basal layer melanin and stimulates the growth of new skin. Glycolic acid also reduces the amount of surface skin oil.
Salicylic acid 2%
Derived from willow tree bark, this has keratolytic, comedolytic, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. Its lipophilic properties enable the salicylic acid to penetrate and dissolve sebum, making it a highly effective therapy for acne. In addition, it has anti-inflammatory properties which make it suitable for sensitive skin conditions, such as rosacea. Salicylic acid has a mild anaesthetic effect compared to AHAs.