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Skin Perfecting BHA Liquid Exfoliant Full size
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Skin Perfecting BHA Liquid Exfoliant Full size
Skin Perfecting BHA Liquid Exfoliant Full size
Skin Perfecting BHA Liquid Exfoliant Full size
Skin Perfecting BHA Liquid Exfoliant Full size
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Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant

Fast absorbing liquid formula removes built-up dead skin cells and fights blackheads.

€ 39,00 € 33,15
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  • Fast absorbing liquid formula removes built-up dead skin cells and fights blackheads.

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  • Skin Type: All skin types
  • Skin Type: + All skin types
  • Concern: Breakouts, Blackheads, Enlarged pores, Dull skin
  • Ingredients: Salicylic Acid/BHA, Green Tea Extract, Methylpropanediol View all
  • Routine: Exfoliate
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How does it work?

  • Fights breakouts and blackheads

  • Fast-absorbing liquid formula

  • Removes built-up dead skin cells

Our clinically proven, global bestseller with salicylic acid quickly unclogs pores and controls oil for clear, glowing skin

What is it? BHA (aka salicylic acid) works within the pore lining where congestion, breakouts & blackheads begin. Our iconic formula is clinically proven to visibly reduce pores, control oil & support the skin barrier for healthy, glowing skin. This leave-on exfoliant has an optimal pH range of 3.2-3.8 for maximum effectiveness without irritation.
Benefits: Skin becomes dull and congested when dead skin cells build up on its surface. Unlike harsh exfoliator scrubs, our gentle BHA mimics the natural exfoliation process of younger skin by helping to shed extra layers while unclogging and clearing out pores. This not only makes your skin look brighter, it also allows the rest of your routine to absorb and work better. Apply consistently for a smooth, makeup-ready complexion.

 
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Wash your face with a gentle cleanser and wait 15-30 minutes. Select what you see and how you feel.

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What's inside?

Key ingredients

Salicylic Acid/BHA

Salicylic Acid/BHA
Concentrated BHA penetrates deep into pores to clear congestion.

Green Tea Extract

Green Tea Extract
Quickly calms redness & soothes skin barrier.

Methylpropanediol

Methylpropanediol
Can enhance the absorption of ingredients such as salicylic acid. It also has hydrating properties that can leave a smooth, dewy finish on skin.

The full ingredient list:

Ingredients:
Aqua, Methylpropanediol (hydration), Butylene Glycol (hydration), Salicylic Acid (Beta Hydroxy Acid, exfoliant), Polysorbate 20 (stabilizer), Camellia Oleifera (Green Tea) Leaf Extract (skin calming/antioxidant), Sodium Hydroxide (pH balancer), Tetrasodium EDTA (stabilizer).

How to use

Step 3 Exfoliants 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant

How to use an exfoliant

Apply over face and neck with fingers or a cotton pad after cleansing and toning. Do not rinse. Start slowly: At first, use every other day and note skin's response, then up to twice a day. For daytime, always follow with sunscreen. For night-time, follow with the rest of your routine. ​If you have a salicylate allergy, check with your physician before using any products that contain salicylic acid.

Here's a step-by-step of your morning & evening skincare application.
Step 1: Cleanser
Wet your face and apply a small amount with gentle, circular motions. Rinse well. To remove heavy makeup, repeat or use with a clean, wet washcloth.
Step 2: Toner
With your fingertips or a cotton pad, gently apply over the face and neck. Do not rinse.
Step 3 Exfoliants
Gently apply with your fingertips or a cotton pad over the face and neck, including the eye area (avoid lash line and eyelids). Do not rinse. Start slowly: Apply every other day and note your skin's response. Then use up to twice daily.
Step 4 Treatments
Dispense a pearl-sized amount to your hand and apply once or twice daily to the face, neck and eye area.
Step 5 Moisturisers
Use a day moisturiser as the last step in your morning skincare routine and apply liberally at least 15 minutes before stepping into sun exposure. As always, it's best to reapply every two hours once the skin has been exposed to direct sunlight. For a night moisturiser, apply a small amount once or twice daily to the face and neck.
Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant

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FAQ

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Good to know before you start using your exfoliant.

It is best to gradually build up use of a BHA product. Start by using your exfoliant once every other day and then increase usage to once or twice daily based on your skin’s response. You need to experiment a bit to see what suits your skin best. During the day, always use a moisturiser with a broad-spectrum sunscreen rated SPF 30 or greater. Your skin will in fact be slightly more sensitive to sunlight when using an exfoliant, so the chance of sunburn and sun damage is slightly higher.

What's the difference between the 2% BHA Liquid and the 2% BHA Gel?

First, texture: One is a fluid with a toner-like consistency, the other is a thicker, clear gel. Both contain the same amount of salicylic acid, though the 2% BHA Liquid contains an ingredient that allows the salicylic acid to penetrate faster and further. With the 2% BHA Gel formula, you're getting a slower release of salicylic acid. Both are great options for treating acne, blackheads, and signs of ageing. Both are suitable for all skin types but best for normal to oily or combination skin.

The Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant feels a bit sticky/greasy on my face. Why is that?

If the BHA is feeling sticky, you are probably using too much product. The average amount needed is the size of a small coin, and it’s best to apply it in a thin layer. The ‘greasy’ feel can be attributed to the high levels of glycol in this product (glycol helps the BHA penetrate the surface layers of skin and also works as a water-binding agent). If you live in a humid, moist climate, this effect will be more pronounced and, if too much product is used, can create a ‘greasy’ feel on the skin.

At what point after my laser and/or peel procedure can I begin using my BHA exfoliant again?

First, we urge you to follow the post-procedure instructions your doctor or nurse provided. Otherwise, our general advice is to begin using your BHA again as soon as possible. Or, if your skin seems extra-sensitive, you may want to wait and apply the BHA exfoliant a few days post-procedure. Salicylic acid is an excellent anti-inflammatory ingredient that can enhance the skin's natural healing process as it works to reduce post-procedure redness.

Is there another Paula's Choice product which is similar to the Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant?

Our Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant has the same formula to our Clear Extra Strength Anti-Redness Solution Exfoliating 2% BHA.

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Research

Journal of European Academy of Dermatology and Venerology, September 2016, issue 9, pages 1480-1490 General Physiology and Biophysics, September 2013, issue 3, pages 347-59 Archives of Dermatology, August 2000, issue 8, pages 989-994 Journal of Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology, 2015, volume 8, pages 455-461

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