Some skin care ingredients seem to have everything going for them – and azelaic acid is one of those mighty few. Produced naturally by yeast that lives on healthy skin, this anything but ordinary acid brightens skin’s tone while visibly boosting texture and minimising blemishes. What’s more, unlike many acids, this one does not cause irritation – in fact, it’s been shown to reduce redness and rosacea. Delivered as a lightweight cream-gel suitable for all skin types, this is a beauty no-brainer.
Starring azelaic acid – naturally found in grains and produced by the yeast that lives on normal skin – The Ordinary’s Azelaic Acid Suspension 10% is a multitasking miracle. An effective antioxidant, this formulation protects skin from free radical damage, brightens tone, improves texture and minimises the appearance of blemishes. What’s more, unlike many acids, this one does not cause irritation – in fact, it’s been shown to reduce redness and rosacea. Offering a high-purity (10%) concentration in a lightweight cream-gel system, The Ordinary makes this amazing acid effortlessly easy to use and suitable for all skin types – what could be better.
Apply to face AM and/or PM to improve visible brightness and the appearance of skin texture. Avoid contact with eyes and mouth. Use sun protection during the day.