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The Ordinary Azelaic Acid Suspension Review

The Ordinary Azelaic Acid Suspension Review

Hello everyone, I hope you’re well. Today I wanted to do a spotlight review on The Ordinary Azelaic Acid Suspension 10% – an absolute beauty essential I can’t believe I went so long without. I’ve been using this almost daily for the past couple of months, so it’s about time I shared my thoughts. For any of you with oily and acne prone skin – this is for you.

The Ordinary Azelaic Acid Suspension Review

If you’ve followed my skincare journey, you’ll know that I’ve struggled with acne for years, and been on various antibiotics and had a course of Roaccutane, never mind the countless amounts of skincare products I’ve trialled and tested hoping for results.

My most recent prescribed acne treatment was a 20% azelaic acid gel, alongside a course of antibiotics. Prior to this, I didn’t know what azelaic was – nor the benefits of it. In a nutshell, it works by clearing your pores from all that nasty bacteria that may be causing irritation or breakouts, as well as reducing inflammation and encouraging cell turnover – helping to heal the skin faster and reduce scarring.

Since my prescribed treatment worked well, when I finished this course of treatment I thought it would be worth doing some research into whether there’s any products that would work in a similar way.

I’d already tried products from The Ordinary, so I was easily convinced when I stumbled across the Azealiac Acid Suspension 10%. Other products I’ve tried and liked from The Ordinary is the Salicylic Acid Solution 2%, and the AHA 30% and BHA 2% Peeling Solution.

The Azelaic Acid Suspension aims to brighten skin tone, improve texture and minimise the appearance of blemishes. I find that my skin visibly looks smoother and brighter, as well as feeling it. What I love most about Azelaic acid is that it doesn’t cause irritation – it’s great if you have acne prone skin which is also on the sensitive side – a rather annoying combination I can relate to. The suspension has a gel-like consistency and feels incredibly light weight and breathable on the skin.

Directions: 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.

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The Ordinary Azelaic Acid Suspension Review

Have you tried anything from The Ordinary? If so, what are your favourites?

Shelley x

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