Salicylic acid is a Beta Hydroxy Acid (BHA). Its' structure allows it to penetrate into the skin through sebaceous follicles, and therefore it is effective for reducing breakouts, including blackheads and whiteheads. Salicylic Acid also calms aggravated skin, evens tone and texture and hydrates the skin.
Tea Tree Oil
Tea Tree Oil is extracted by steam distillation from the leaves of the Tea Tree. It is antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, anti-viral, bactericidal, fungicidal and anti-infectious. Other research shows that tea tree oil not only fights infection but also rebalances the skin’s pH.