This COSRX blackhead power liquid contains 4% natural BHA & 2% Niacinamide, which is a chemical exfoliator that penetrates deeper into the layer of the skin and beneficial to:
- Gently remove dirt and sebum inside pores.
- Prevent the oxidation of sebum leading to blackheads.
- Control the skin’s oil production.
- Soothe the skin and boost its radiance.
- Prevent breakouts & reduce acne scars.
- Improve skin tone and texture.
This Korean skincare essence also boasts 68% Willowbark water which is also an excellent exfoliator. Combined with niacinamide, it also functions to brighten the skin while sodium hyaluronate serves to hydrate the skin.
Key ingredients of COSRX BHA Blackhead power liquid
- Willowbark water
Used often in Koreans skincare products, this is a gentle and natural source of BHA (Beta hydroxy acid) which acts to exfoliate into the deeper layers of the skin compared to AHA (alpha hydroxy acid).
- Sodium hyaluronate
This boosts hydration to the essence and is the salt from of hyaluronic acid, having a smaller molecular weight which means it can penetrate deeper into the skin to provide hydration.
What is an essence?
In a Korean skincare routine, essences are lightweight watery solutions used to deliver key ingredients to your skin. Essences are used after cleansing and toning and before serums and treatments. Note – COSRX BHA blackhead power liquid and COSRX BHA blackhead power moisture have essentially the same function so do not use it together.
Free from parabens, synthetic dyes and mineral oils.
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