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Azelaic Acid Suspension 10%

$7.90

About Azelaic Acid Suspension 10%

Azelaic Acid Suspension 10% is a lightweight cream-gel with azelaic acid.

Why It’s Special

This treatment brightens the skin, reduces the look of blemishes, and promotes an even tone and texture. It also fades hyperpigmentation and reduces the redness associated with rosacea.

Key Ingredients
  • Azelaic Acid: an antioxidant that is naturally produced by yeast living on the healthy skin. It has brightening, anti-bacterial, and anti-inflammatory effects.
How to Use

Apply a pea-sized amount to your skin at night after toners and water-based treatments. Avoid contact with your eyes and mouth. If irritation occurs, this product can be diluted to reduce its strength. We recommend wearing sun protection during the day when this product is part of your routine.

Other Details
  • Size: 30 ml
  • pH: 4-5
  • Cruelty-free
  • Oil-free
  • Vegan

Frequently Asked Questions


What is azelaic acid?

Azelaic acid is a compound naturally produced by yeast living on the healthy skin. It is also derived from grains, like wheat and barley. As an antioxidant, it works to brighten skin, reduce redness and dark spots, and fight acne with its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.

Will Azelaic Acid Suspension 10% work with my skin type?

This product works with many skin types, although it may cause irritation in the very sensitive skin. Because everyone’s skin is different, we recommend patch testing any new product before adding it to your routine.

Does Azelaic Acid Suspension 10% treat acne?

Azelaic acid can be helpful in treating acne because it fights bacteria, soothes inflammation, and prevents pores from clogging.

How often can I use Azelaic Acid Suspension 10%?

We recommend applying it once per day at night after toners and water-based treatments.

How do I add Azelaic Acid Suspension 10% to my skincare routine?

Apply a pea-sized amount to cleansed skin after toners and water-based products at night. You can apply a moisturizer or cream on top if desired.

Can I use Azelaic Acid Suspension 10% in conjunction with retinoid in my routine?

Yes, it's safe to use a retinoid as part of your routine if you're using azelaic acid. However, be sure to use them on separate days and assess if your skin is having any reactions such as redness.

Can I use Azelaic Acid along with other AHA or BHA in my routine?

It is safe to use another form of AHA or BHA in your routine but be sure to give your skin days off from high acidic products as well.

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