Introducing: The Control Acid

Introducing: The Control Acid

A decongesting exfoliating toner for breakout-prone skin that targets the root cause of congestion, controlling it before it occurs...

The Control Acid - £45, 150ml

The latest addition to Skin Rocks Skincare.

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Decongest and Balance.

The Control Acid 2% BHA + Polylysine Exfoliating Acid Toner

A decongesting exfoliating toner for breakout-prone skin that targets the root cause of congestion, controlling it before it occurs. Formulated with breakout-prone and congested skin in mind, this liquid toner works hard to unclog pores and regulate oiliness. Powered by a unique complex of encapsulated salicylic acid (BHA) and polylysine, The Control Acid helps to regulate oil production, targeting the root cause of congestion and controlling it before it occurs. Blended with a range of skin-conditioning ingredients, The Control Acid is so much more than a standard BHA. With redness-reducing and barrier-supporting benefits, The Control Acid works to soothe and strengthen the skin whilst simultaneously unclogging pores, leaving skin smoother, clearer and more radiant.

What you need to know

Your new go-to for congested, breakout-prone or oily skin, this acid exfoliates and controls sebum production, which in turn will improve congestion and breakouts before they occur. Say goodbye to blackheads and visible pores, and hello to smoother, refined skin.

How does it work?

The Control Acid works by targeting the root cause of congestion, preventing it before it occurs. Polylysine, lemon myrtle and niacinamide work together to regulate oil production whilst salicylic acid exfoliates the pore lining, decongesting the skin. Oligopeptide-10 helps to boost the efficacy of salicylic acid, maximising results.

Key Ingredients

Salicylic acid: Decongests the skin/unclogs pores and improves skin texture, promoting smoother, clearer skin.

Polylysine and lemon myrtle: Regulate sebum production whilst maintaining the quality of the skin’s natural oils, helping to protect the skin barrier and minimise shine.

Oligopeptide-10: Works synergistically with salicylic acid to boost its efficacy.

Niacinamide: Regulates the production of sebum (oil) on the skin, in turn reducing the appearance of pores and improving skin texture. Minimises the appearance of redness whilst supporting the skin barrier.

Who is it for?

Skin types and skin tones: Oily and/or breakout-prone skin. Tested on and suitable for all skin tones. Skin concerns: Blackheads, congestion, visible pores and skin texture.

You need this if...

You have blemish-prone and/or oily skin, or are prone to hormonal breakouts.

You don’t need this if...

Your skin is not oily, and you do not suffer with breakouts of any kind – you need The Gentle Acid.

How to use:

Use in either the AM or PM, up to 3 times a week. After cleansing, dampen a cotton pad with the toner and sweep over a clean, dry face. Avoid eye area. Follow with the rest of your routine and use sun protection during the day.

AM routine example: The Cream Cleanser, The Control Acid, The Moisturiser and SPF.

PM routine example: The Cream Cleanser, The Control Acid, The Support Oil, The Moisturiser.



The Control Acid: Aqua (Water/Eau), Glycerin, Propanediol, Salicylic Acid, Niacinamide, Panthenol, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Extract, Boswellia Serrata Extract, Backhousia Citriodora (Lemon Myrtle) Leaf Extract, Mel Extract (Honey Extract/Extrait De Miel), Oligopeptide-10, Benzyl Alcohol, PPG-26-Buteth-26, Butylene Glycol, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Citric Acid, Trisodium Ethelenediamine Disuccinate, Polydextrose, Dextrin, Amylopectin, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Benzoate, Polylysine. Available to buy now at:

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