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Sodium Salicylate

What-it-does: preservative


The sodium salt of salicylic acid. CosIng (the official EU cosmetic ingredient database) says that it's a preservative and helps to make the product taste bad (called denaturant), while some manufacturer claims that it has exfoliating properties and is antimicrobial. It's good to know, that the salt of an exfoliant is a neutralized form, so if you want to go for exfoliation stick to the pure acid. 

Products with Sodium Salicylate

Ecooking Acne Serum PACKage I Love Myself Make Up Boosting Mask Codage Paris Concentrated Body Milk Slimming & Draining Kristina Holey + Marie Veronique Soothing B3 Serum SK-II Facial Treatment Mask SK-II Facial Treatment Mask Susanne Kaufmann Matte Face Gel KAMINOMOTO Medicated Shampoo Murad Clarifying Body Spray NYX Professional Makeup Makeup Setting Spray, Matte Finish Secret Key Hyaluron Soft Micro-Peel Toner Cien Micellar Water Dermaviduals Plutioderm Plus Colourpop All Star Setting Spray Ere Perez Quinoa Water Foundation NIOD Superoxide Dismutase Saccharide Mist One Ocean Beauty Purifying Ocean Mist Cleanser Hylamide Hydra-Density Mist Facetheory Clarifying Cleanser C2 Pro Grown Alchemist Age Repair Moisturiser Hylamide Booster Pore Flush Hylamide SubQ Mist La Tulipe Acne Care Serum Bioeffect Volcanic Ash Exfoliator Ecooking Clay Mask Facetheory Clarifying Cleanser (C2) IDC Profil Cellélite + Hylamide Ha Blur The Body Shop Tea Tree Skin Clearing Facial Wash NIOD Sdsm2 (Superoxide Dismutase Saccharide Mist) Rilastil Acnestil Sebum-Normalizing Moisturizing Cream Susanne Kaufmann Tonic Clarifying Codage Paris Mattifying & Energizing Skin Care Water Marie Veronique Treatment Serum Biologique Recherche Lotion P50 Pigm 400 Biologique Recherche Lotion P50 T Marie Veronique Gentle Retinol Night Serum Marie Veronique Redness Relief Serum NIOD Non-Acid Acid Precursor 15% Biologique Recherche Lotion P50 V Biologique Recherche Lotion P50 W Marie Veronique Treatment Retinol Serum Verso Lip Serum By Verso Ecooking Sunscreen SPF 30 Lierac Radiance Toning Lotion Colourpop No Filter Concealer Figs & Rouge Hydra Matte Pore Correct Velvet Cream SVR Sebiaclear Serum ClarinsMen Exfoliating Cleanser Eminence Organics Clear Skin Willow Bark Booster-Serum