2. ↑ soapberry ( Saponins ) plant with detergent & emollient cleansing properties, may have antifungal & antibacterial properties
3. ↑ beta hydroxy acid ( Salicylic Acid ) induces exfoliation in oily areas of skin; oil-soluble so can penetrate pores to exfoliate inside; prevents clogged pores; mildly anti-inflammatory; higher concentrations help fade post-acne marks
4. ↑ Resorcinol. topical disinfectant, can be overly irritating. Not to be confused with phenylethyl resorcinol, hexyl resorcinol and dimethoxytolyl propylresorcinol which are skin lighteners.