Clear Skin Tonic BHA liquid exfoliant

Clear Skin Tonic

$57.95 – 100ml

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A gentle exfoliating tonic with 2% BHA which works to decongest pores and clear the skin of breakout-causing debris, while soothing and rebalancing inflamed, stressed and depleted skin. This purifying tonic is enriched with the natural anti-inflammatory properties of Chamomile, Arnica, Thyme and Cucumber to diffuse redness, irritation and puffiness.

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Key benefits

  • Controls excess sebum
  • Gently exfoliates and increases cellular renewal
  • Decongesting; works to clear pores of debris
  • Prevents spread of the P.acnes bacteria on the surface of the skin
  • Won’t dry or strip the skin
  • Velvety, semi-matte finish


Aqua, Alcohol Denat., Hamamelis Virginiana Water, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Propanediol, Bioflavonoids, Peg-60 Almond Glycerides, Polysorbate 20, Salicylic Acid, Arnica Montana Flower Extract, Sodium Pca, Phenoxyethanol, Chamomilla Recutita Extract, Cucumis Sativus Fruit Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra Root Extract, Potassium Hydroxide, Thymus Vulgaris Leaf Extract, Propylene Glycol, Caprylyl Glycol, Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Oil, Melaleuca Alternifolia Leaf Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Cupressus Sempervirens Seed Extract, Hordeum Vulgare Root Extract, Polygonatum Officinale Extract, Limonene


Formulated without these ingredients and more: Parabens, Sulphates SLS and SLES, Phthalates, Mineral Oils, Formaldehydes, Formaldehyde-releasing agents, Coal Tar, Hydroquinone, Triclosan, and Triclocarban. Read our clean formulating guidelines.

Additional information

  • Not suitable for use during pregnancy or while breastfeeding
  • Not tested on animals
  • Made with love in Australia
Clear Skin Tonic with BHA Salicylic Acid

So much more than a BHA liquid exfoliant

Ideal for those suffering skin congestion caused by excess sebum or bacteria, Clear Skin Tonic with 2% BHA works to gently decongest, refresh and restore equilibrium to your skin, all without drying or stripping.

Whereas water-soluble AHAs are great for skins where natural cell turnover has slowed, oil-soluble BHAs are the business when it comes to skins which are experiencing congestion due to excess sebum and debris, where cell turnover isn’t necessarily an issue. This is thanks to their ability to penetrate deep into the pore and clear it out. However, when used on their own, BHAs such as Salicylic Acid can dry the skin out, further exacerbating problems and even leading to more breakouts.

While Salicylic Acid stars in this formulation, it is the raft of supporting botanical ingredients which nurture the skin’s microbiome that elevate this to be so much more than just a BHA liquid exfoliator.

Multifunctional natural active Seboclear MP helps to truly break the breakout cycle by inhibiting the P. acnes bacteria, preventing it from spreading; something a BHA on its own can never do. Seboclear MP also works to balance the delicate balance of your skin’s microbiota as well as normalising your skin’s sebum production and helping to reduce inflammation.

Clear Skin Tonic also packs in the natural antibacterial, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties of Tea Tree, Eucalyptus and Thyme, all of which feature heavily throughout the rest of our eternally-popular Clear Skin collection.

Licorice adds further anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties to this skin loving tonic and has the added benefit of melanin suppression. As such, it helps reduce the pigmentation breakouts can leave behind long after the swelling, redness and discomfort have subsided.

Cypress, Barley and Solomon’s Seal work in synergy as a botanical anti-redness complex, also helping to stimulating circulation and healing in the dermis.

Rounding out this formulation are natural Chamomile, Arnica and Cucumber, each of which are well known for their calming and soothing properties in topical applications. Arnica also works to promote healing and strengthen the capillary walls.

Through harnessing the power of these botanicals to calm and balance the skin’s microbiome, while digging deep into the pores to clear out excess oil and blockages, Clear Skin Tonic effectively supports your skin’s health both on the surface, and deep beneath. As a result, skin is left feeling clean, calm and velvety, with a semi-matte finish.

Alpha-H has owned the skin resurfacing space for more than 20 years and this new addition to the Clear Skin range stays true to our belief that the most effective skincare combines the best of science and nature.

Clear Skin Tonic may be utilised either in conjunction with the wider Clear Skin range, or as a stand-alone product.

Ideal for:

Oily, congested skin and problematic skin. Can be used anywhere breakouts occur including the face, back, neck and décolletage.

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Can I use Clear Skin Tonic when I am pregnant/breastfeeding?

As Clear Skin Tonic contains Salicylic Acid, it is not recommended for use by pregnant and/or breastfeeding mothers.

Which skin types is Clear Skin Tonic best for?

Clear Skin Tonic is ideal for oily, congested and problematic skins. It is particularly well suited to younger/teenage skins. It can be used anywhere breakouts occur including the face, back, neck and décolletage.


Each morning or evening moisten cotton pad with solution and sweep over a cleansed face, neck and décolletage, avoiding the eye and lip areas.

Incorporating this into your routine

Follow with your preferred nighttime moisturiser for evening use, or SPF moisturiser if applying in the morning.


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I struggle with oily skin and this product is such an amazing addition to my morning routine! During times of bad breakouts, I use it in the morning after cleansing and it helps reduce flare ups, breakouts and general excessive sebum and debris concerns!