The Ordinary Salicylic Acid 2% SolutionSalicylic Acid 2% Solution

Formulated for Acne-Prone Skin.
The Ordinary Salicylic Acid 2% Solution
The Ordinary Salicylic Acid 2% Solution
The Ordinary Salicylic Acid 2% Solution
Formulated for Acne-Prone Skin.

Regimen Step 2: Treat

A serum formulated to target acne and allow skin to heal.
8.70 CAD

Targets Acne, Signs of Congestion

Suited to Acne-Prone Skin

Format Water-based Serum

Key ingredients
Salicylic Acid
8.70 CAD
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3.20 - 4.00



In your regimen

  • Prep
  • Step 2: Treat
  • Seal

Use after cleansing, before anhydrous serums, oils, suspensions or creams.


Made with Salicylic acid 2% concentration, this water based serum offers surface level exfoliation, encouraging the natural shedding of dead skin. It’s also lipophilic (oil- soluble) which means it can penetrate pores to control acne blemishes. The formula’s multi-functional approach helps clear up pores, improve the appearance of visible redness and comedones. This approach treats acne, allows skin to heal and results in clearer, smoother-looking skin. Suitable for use in teenagers with mild to moderate acne.

How to use

Product Directions
  • Recommended dosage (12 years+):
  • Cleanse skin thoroughly before applying the product.
  • For new users: Apply the product to a small area once a day for three days to test if you are sensitive to this product. If dryness or peeling occurs, reduce application to once a day or every other day.
  • If no discomfort occurs, cover the entire affected area with a thin layer.
  • Start with one application daily, then gradually increase to two or three times daily, if needed.
  • For external use only.
  • Ask a doctor before use if you have severe acne.
  • When using this product skin irritation and dryness are more likely to occur when using another topical acne product at the same time.
  • If irritation occurs, use only one product at a time.
  • When using this product avoid contact with eyes.
  • If contact occurs, rinse thoroughly with water.
  • Stop use and ask a doctor if improvement is not apparent within 6-8 weeks.
  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • If swallowed, call a poison control centre or get medical help right away.
  • Allergy alert get medical help right away if you develop hives, swelling of eyes and mouth, blistering, or difficulty breathing.
  • Stop use and consult a doctor if you develop severe irritation, burning or itching of the skin.
  • NPN 80115716

Always patch test before use.

View Customer disposal instructions.

When to use

Use in PM

Good for

Refer to expiration on product.

How to build a skin regimen

Step 1: Prep 5

Cleanse the skin and prepare it to receive active ingredients.

Step 2: Treat 8

Address specific skin concerns using targeted formulas. Always check each product's Usage Details to ensure products are compatible in the same routine.

Step 3: Seal 3

Lock in benefits and support the skin barrier.


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