What Is It:


Reduce blackheads, remove sebum, and minimize the appearance of pores and oiliness with COSRX BHA Blackhead Power Liquid. With 4% betaine salicylate, this gentle exfoliant reaches deep into pores to clarify skin while balancing oil production and improving glow.


Our insight:


Start by using once a week, as your skin adjusts, and increase frequency as needed. (Always remember: overuse can lead to over-exfoliation!)


How to use:


Put a moderate amount of the liquid on a cotton pad and gently rub and wipe on your skin, particularly on your T-zone area. Avoid touching your eyes and lips area. To maximize the effect, use  2-3 times a week and gradually increase the usage, depending on your skin type.


Ingredients:


Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Water, Butylene Glycol, Betaine Salicylate, Niacinamide, 1,2-Hexanediol, Arginine, Panthenol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Xanthan Gum, Ethyl Hexanediol


Brand info:


A true breakout star in the highly competitive world of K-beauty, COSRX’s popularity spread by word-of-mouth through the blogosphere rather than marketing. Founded with the simple mission of good, effective skincare ingredients, as little of the bad stuff as possible, open communication with their customers, minimal marketing, and affordability, COSRX believes in spending their money on ingredients and effectiveness rather than packaging and promotions. To that end, they focus on their ground game, listening to customer feedback to refine and formulate their products and provide better service. From their cult favorite One Step Pimple Clear Pads to their Low pH Good Morning Gel Cleanser, COSRX epitomizes the future of K-beauty.


What Is It

What Is It:


Reduce blackheads, remove sebum, and minimize the appearance of pores and oiliness with COSRX BHA Blackhead Power Liquid. With 4% betaine salicylate, this gentle exfoliant reaches deep into pores to clarify skin while balancing oil production and improving glow.


Our insight

Our insight:


Start by using once a week, as your skin adjusts, and increase frequency as needed. (Always remember: overuse can lead to over-exfoliation!)


How to use

How to use:


Put a moderate amount of the liquid on a cotton pad and gently rub and wipe on your skin, particularly on your T-zone area. Avoid touching your eyes and lips area. To maximize the effect, use  2-3 times a week and gradually increase the usage, depending on your skin type.


Ingredients

Ingredients:


Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Water, Butylene Glycol, Betaine Salicylate, Niacinamide, 1,2-Hexanediol, Arginine, Panthenol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Xanthan Gum, Ethyl Hexanediol


Brand info

Brand info:


A true breakout star in the highly competitive world of K-beauty, COSRX’s popularity spread by word-of-mouth through the blogosphere rather than marketing. Founded with the simple mission of good, effective skincare ingredients, as little of the bad stuff as possible, open communication with their customers, minimal marketing, and affordability, COSRX believes in spending their money on ingredients and effectiveness rather than packaging and promotions. To that end, they focus on their ground game, listening to customer feedback to refine and formulate their products and provide better service. From their cult favorite One Step Pimple Clear Pads to their Low pH Good Morning Gel Cleanser, COSRX epitomizes the future of K-beauty.


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isabelleoneil


Verified experts are beauty professionals who receive free products for independent reviews without receiving payment.

I bought the sample of this product I didn’t have much to work with but I do believe within the short amount of time I was using it I saw a difference in my pores. To get a more accurate thought on the product I would’ve liked to test it out for longer. But I will say my skin had a nice glow to it, it was easy to apply, and didn’t irritate my skin. I would recommend using at night time


spwarner

This is by far the best BHA complex I have ever used. It is water light, doesn't have a trace of fragrance, and layers perfectly with my other products. I love that it has minimal ingredients including niacinamide for soothing and additional shine control. If I even think I feel a pimple coming in, I spot treat with this immediately to ward off breakouts.

tracyteel


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COSRX is awesome, and I always have a bottle of this in my cabinet. Glad you love it, too!

hui.milly

Anytime I feel small bumps on my skin, I know it is time to take this out to use. The bumps usually are tiny and then become whiteheads or blackheads. I am currently using this again. I can remember as far back as 2015, 5 years now, I have always relied on this to exfoliate gently. No scent. This always works for me. I spot treat and leave it on over night. Not only on my face, but also on many occasions, a whitehead on my mid-back. You know, backne? I exercise often and in all seasons, I can get... Read more

carlyiwasa


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This product has been incredible for my combination-dry skin. Since moving to LA, I had noticed a lot more blackheads, rosacea, and uneven oiliness around my nose. This is the first chemical exfoliator I ever tried, and I was astonished to see how effective YET very gentle it felt on my skin, and smoothed out the texture on my face. Be sure to start slow when introducing chemical exfoliators (1-2x/week to start) and always, ALWAYS follow up with a good SPF! (yes, even indoors)

vasilenicoletta


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Ive been using this on and off for about 4 years now and I always come back to it because it never fails me! Even though its a liquid exfoliator your skin still feels hydrated after sweeping this on. As with anything, continued use will bring you great results, when I use it I dont have an issue with texture because it controla my sebum and prevents overproductions resulting in bumpy texture with sebacious filaments. Give it a try at least once or twice a week as a starter!

hildabear


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Why I love It: The ingredients are why I love this product! The willow bark water creates a lightweight texture, making it easy to smooth over your skin; providing instant hydration. The 4% betaine salicylate is a gentle exfoliant, perfect for sensitive/oily combination skin for purifying pores. It also contains niacinamide; an ingredient that consistently repairs your skin's moisture barrier and reducing inflammation. A combination of these ingredients will leave you with smooth, luscious, even-tone skin. 
 My Results: I have been religiously using this product for 4 years and it has done wonders for my skin. I have sensitive/oily skin, enlarged pores, and... Read more

vanessaramn


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This is such a great purchase. My fiance and I use it and we are impressed. He has lots of enlarged pores and lots of blackheads. This product helped to get rid of them. This product makes it so simple to just cleanse your skin from any impurities. It is super gentle and does not irritate the skin as well.

danielleleigh


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I will admit, it's been a minute since I've used a liquid exfoliant like this. I personally love that feeling of a scrub. But, wow, I must say this was a pleasant surprise! My man and I have both been using this and love it! It feels amazing on the skin. Clean, but not dry. I deal with congestion and I notice a difference every time I use it.

beautywitch


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This product changed my life! Not only did it tame my oily skin but it got rid of the sebaceous filaments on my nose and helps prevent my hormonal acne breakouts. I love that it's strong, being 4% betaine salicylate but also gentle enough to use everyday. This is my holy grail product and if I skin a day my skin knows it.

beebeebeauty


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I love that this product is gentle on the skin and also moisturizing. It helps with enlarged pores, oily skin, and dark spots. For sure something I'd like to keep using.

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