Beauty / Digital Subscription

Skincare science: Azelaic acid for acne, hyperpigmentation and rosacea explained

By Fiona Embleton

Getty.

Meet the workhorse skincare ingredient that rarely shares the same limelight as other acids such as salicylic and glycolic

All products featured on Vogue are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission.

Take a look at the ingredients list of products in your bathroom shelf; chances are some of them will be laced with salicylic or glycolic acid. What they’re less likely to contain is azelaic acid to the chagrin of dermatologists who swear by its frontline response to multiple skin concerns.

Digital subscription 90 days for free

Get started now, cancel anytime

Choose your subscription

First 90 days free and then EUR 9.99/monthly. Cancel anytime.


This website uses cookies to improve your experience
Read more