The Ordinary AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution
An exfoliating peel.
Treating the top layer of skin, AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution exfoliates for a brighter and clearer complexion. Fighting visible blemishes, continued weekly use reduces pore congestion and fine lines for a bright, youthful complexion.
- Not to be used on sensitive, damaged skin.
- AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution causes enhanced sensitivity to sunlight, always follow with sun protection.
- Imported from USA
How to Use
Use ideally in the evening, no more frequently than twice per week. Clean face and wait for skin to dry. Do not use on wet skin. Apply evenly across face and neck using your fingertips. Leave on for no more than 10 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water. Avoid the eye contour and contact with eyes both during application and rinse off. This low-viscosity solution is intended to be used as a masque. Do not leave on for longer than 10 minutes. If persistent irritation occurs, discontinue use and consult a physician.
Sunburn Alert: This product contains an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that may increase your skin's sensitivity to the sun and particularly the possibility of sunburn. Use a sunscreen, wear protective clothing, and limit sun exposure while using this product and for a week afterwards. Use only as directed. Contact of the product with the skin must be of limited frequency or duration.
Notes: This formula contains a very high concentration of free acids. The Ordinary recommends use only if you are an experienced user of acid exfoliation and your skin is not sensitive.
Contraindications: This formula should not be used on sensitive, peeling or compromised skin. Please refer to additional sun protection note and other warnings in provided Directions.
Glycolic Acid, Aqua (Water), Arginine, Propanediol, Cocamidopropyl Dimethylamine, Triethanolamine, Salicylic Acid, Aminomethyl Propanol, Lactic Acid, Tartaric Acid, Citric Acid, Panthenol, Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer, Tasmannia Lanceolata Fruit/Leaf Extract, Daucus Carota Sativa Extract, Glycerin, Pentylene Glycol, Polysorbate 20, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, Ethylhexylglycerin, 1,2-Hexanediol, Caprylyl Glycol.
Frequently Asked Questions
I’m pregnant or breastfeeding. Is AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution safe for me?
Products with salicylic acid are not recommended for use while pregnant or breastfeeding.
How often can I use AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution?
You can use it twice per week for 10 minutes at most. We recommend starting with once per week if you’re new to acids.
How do I add AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution to my skin care routine?
Apply it to clean, dry skin for 10 minutes. Rinse thoroughly with lukewarm water before starting your usual skin care routine. We recommend applying this product at night.
Can I use AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution at the same time as retinol?
This product should be applied to clean skin and rinsed off, so do not mix or layer it with any other product. We recommend proceeding with caution if you use a retinoid at another point in your skin care routine, as this may cause irritation.
Will AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution make my skin peel?
You may notice some slight flaking, as this product is an exfoliant. However, if you experience significant peeling, stop using it and consult your healthcare provider.