About the product

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.


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.

Reviews & Comments 16


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.


This product was PERFECT for my oily skin and the stubborn blackheads on my nose. It instantly hydrated my skin! After one use I could feel and see the difference!


Great product for those who are struggling with oily skin and black heads. After exfoliating you wont have to worry about dryness. The hyaluronic acid leaves your skin feeling hydrated.


I really like this product to help keep pores clear. I love that it isn't overly drying or irritating like some BHA products can be. My daughter has relatively sensitive skin and she uses this 2-3 times a week.


Amazing ingredients, use 1-2 times a week. Mechanical and psychical exfoliatants leave me red and irritated but this gives me that dewy glow without the redness.


Good product for people with oily skin!


I really love this product! Its incredible for those who are struggling with enlarged pores, oily skin, and any dark spots. The niacinamide is going to help balance out your skins oiliness and target any dark spots on your face leaving you with an overall brighter looking complexion. The Willow bark water is a more gentle form of salicylic acid (will help with acne too) and will provide a gentle form of exfoliation promoting faster cell turn over resulting in smaller looking pores and a smoother brighter complexion. You also wont have t worry about your... Read more


This product is one of my go-to's in my beauty pantry! I tried it out a few years back and have been using and loving it since. Im so blackhead prone especially on my t-zone area and this product over time I've for sure seen improvements! Its not harsh so I am able to build it up with other serums and products as well without any damaging!


This is probably one of the best chemical exfoliators! This power liquid is exactly as it sounds. This will get rid of those stubborn blackheads, without the possibility of chemically burning your face! I love to use this one my face, then use a clay mask to not only get rid of those blackheads, but also help minimize the huge pores that I tend to get.


One of my biggest skin insecurities and issues has always been my blackheads. In the past no matter what I did or tried, they never seemed to go away. In photos of myself, they are the number one thing I notice and become insecure about. After using this for three weeks, I felt and saw a huge difference in my skin. This product has been my savior for my blackheads I thought I would be stuck with for the rest of my life.


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