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2% Salicylic Acid + 3% Niacinamide - Pore Control Serum

A rare combination of Salicylic acid and Niacinamide that works effectively on pores, blackheads & whiteheads. This pore cleansing & oil control duo work well together to exfoliate pores off dirt, sebum and dead cells and controls further oil production from the skin.

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    2% Salicylic Acid + 3% Niacinamide - Pore Control Serum
    2% Salicylic Acid + 3% Niacinamide - Pore Control Serum
    2% Salicylic Acid + 3% Niacinamide - Pore Control Serum - thedeconstruct
    2% Salicylic Acid + 3% Niacinamide - Pore Control Serum - thedeconstruct
    2% Salicylic Acid + 3% Niacinamide - Pore Control Serum - thedeconstruct
    2% Salicylic Acid + 3% Niacinamide - Pore Control Serum - thedeconstruct
    2% Salicylic Acid + 3% Niacinamide - Pore Control Serum - thedeconstruct
    2% Salicylic Acid + 3% Niacinamide - Pore Control Serum - thedeconstruct


    Why is this beginner friendly?

    • Optimum Niacinamide Concentration: 3% niacinamide reduces pore appearance effectively without irritating.
    • 2% Salicylic Acid: Mildly exfoliates and dries out the sebum without causing dryness to the skin.
    • Water-based: Spreads easily & leaves no sticky feeling on the face.

    How Does it Work on the Skin?

    • 2% Salicylic (BHA) is an oil loving exfoliant that exfoliates the deeper skin layer and fights blackheads & whiteheads
    • 3% Niacinamide absorbs excess sebum from pores and thus reduces pore appearance

    How to use?

    1. Apply 2-3 drops on to the skin after cleansing.
    2. Massage until the entire product is absorbed into the skin.
    3. Use of moisturiser and sunscreen is compulsory after using this product.
    4. Can be used either in the morning & evening.

    Note: If you are a first time user to the actives in the product, it is recommended to incorporate it slowly into your routine and gradually increase the frequency to 2-3 days a week. For more details check the FAQs..

    DECONSTRUCTING 2% Salicylic Acid + 3% Niacinamide - Pore Control Serum

    Niacinamide: Water-soluble antioxidant sourced from Vitamin B3, when used at lower concentrations inhibits sebum production & reduce skin oiliness
    Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy, 2006 Jun;8(2):96-101

    Salicylic Acid/ BHA: This is a Beta Hydroxy Acid (BHA) that exfoliates the deeper pores to remove dirt, oil and dead cells.
    Journal of Dermatological Treatment (1996)7, 93-96

    Sophorolipid: Sophorolipid inhibits the growth of a variety of clinically relevant organisms and works as an excellent antimicrobial
    Frontiers in Microbiology, 6 (2015), 1324

    Camellia Sinensis Leaf (Green Tea) Extract: An excellent anti oxidant and also an excellent astringent. It has soothing & moisturising properties that calm skin irritation and reduce redness
    Dermatol Ther. 2013 May-Jun;26(3):267-71

    Glycerin: A humectant that attracts moisture from the environment to lock it in the skin, providing hours of hydration and facilitating the repair of skin’s barrier
    Glycerol And The_skin_holistic_approach_20160817-5518-61mq0a.pdf

    Propylene Glycol: A humectant that helps to replenish dry/dehydrated skin by attracting moisture from the environment
    Critical Reviews in Toxicology, April 2013, issue 4, pages 363-390

    Xylitylglucoside, Anhydroxylitol and Xylitol:  Reinforces the barrier function  by stimulating ceramide synthesis and optimised water reserves by boosting natural moisturising factor and hyaluronic acid
    Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, 8(1), 32-39

    Palmaria Palmata extract: This brown algae inhibits melanin synthesis and thus reduces the area of dark spots
    Bioresource Technology, Volume 184, 2015, Pages 355-362

    Phyllanthus Emblica (Amla) Fruit Extract: It is known to exhibit potent antioxidant properties and provide protect skin against oxidative stress
    Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research June 2011; 10 (3): 351-360

    Piper nigrum (Black pepper) Seed  Extract: Naturally derived anti-oxidant with various multi-fold benefits. It also increases  the bioavailability of the product to the skin
    Nutrition Research, Volume 19, Issue 3, 1999, Pages 381-388

    Capryloyl Glycine and Sarcosine and Cinnamomum Zeylanicum bark Extract: This combination is a skin purifier and an astringent. At very low concentration, this balances skin lipids and is extremely safe to use
    BMC complementary and alternative medicine, 17(1), 550

    Phenoxyethanol and Ethylhexylglycerin: A combination of skin-softening, antimicrobial and a preservative required to keep the serum fresh and free from any microbial growth
    Contact Dermatitis. 2016 May;74(5):281-8

    Xanthan gum:  Moisturising and thickening agent, and a texture enhancer
    Int J Toxicol. 2016, Vol. 35(Supplement 1) 5S-49S

    EDTA: A chelating agent that binds with unwanted trace elements in the water and also other ingredients from causing unwanted changes to a product’s texture, odour, and/or consistency
    Int J Toxicol. 2002;21 Suppl 2:95-142

    Triethanolamine: A pH balancer and emulsion stabiliser and is completely safe to use
    Int J Toxicol. 2013 May-Jun;32(3 Suppl):59S-83S


    Aqua, Propylene Glycol, Niacinamide, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Salicylic Acid, Xylitylglucoside, Anhydroxylitol, Xylitol, Piper nigrum (Black pepper) Seed  extract, Triethanolamine, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Xanthan gum, Phyllanthus Emblica (Amla) Fruit Extract, Capryloyl Glycine, Sarcosine, Cinnamomum Zeylanicum bark Extract, Glycerine, Palmaria Palmata extract, EDTA, Sophorolipid


    This pore cleansing due can be mixed with several actives to fill the gaps,

    For hydrated and oil-free skin
    Use with Deconstruct’s Hydrating Serum - 2% Hyaluronic Acid + 1% Niacinamide for instant brightness and moisture. Apply the Deconstruct Pore Control - 2% Salicylic + 3% Niacinamide as a spot treatment on acne and scars. Follow up with Deconstruct Hydrating Serum 2% Hyaluronic Acid + 1% Niacinamide for best results.


    1. Avoid using on broken skin.
    2. Patch testing prior to use is advised.
    3. Best suited for individuals above 18 years of age
    4. Discretionary use during pregnancy


    This pore minimizer serum best suits people with

    • Oily skin
    • Normal skin
    • Combination skin


    Use this face serum, if your concerns are

    • Acne
    • Blackheads
    • Whiteheads
    • Enlarged pores



    Where do we ship to?

    We ship to almost every city in India. We do not offer an international shipping option currently, but we hope to offer it in the future.

    How long does an order take to process?

    We try to process the orders within 24 working hours, in most cases we try to fulfil the order within 5 working days, but please allow us 7 working days to fulfil the order. Order delivery time may vary during peak periods(after/during product launches, holidays and special promotions)

    How long does it take to ship?

    We ship all confirmed orders within 24 working hours. You will receive an email once your order is shipped with your tracking number. We work as hard as we can to try to meet your expectations, but sometimes there may be delays – e.g. because of postal/carrier delays, logistics, bad weather, or things out of our control.

    How can you track your order?

    Once your order has been dispatched from our warehouse, you will receive an email with your tracking information.


    You can cancel your orders by writing to us on our Email ID – or please call us on 080-471-05772 (Monday to Friday, 10AM to 7PM & Saturday 10AM to 4PM)and we will help you in cancelling the order.

    How will I receive the refund for my cancelled order?

    For prepaid orders, money will be returned to the bank account/credit/debit card or where the payment was made within 7 business working days.We will be able to credit to the original method of payment, we cannot refund to another alternative card.

    Please Note: Orders can only be cancelled before they are shipped.

    Returns and Refund

    Thank you for shopping at The Deconstruct. We have made all our products with utmost care and deep scientific knowledge with an understanding of most skin types. If you are still not completely satisfied with a purchase, please reach out to us and we will put all our efforts to help you. Kindly make an unboxing video for an easy reference. 

    We offer refund / replacement only in following cases:

    1. Wrong product delivered
    2. Expired product delivered
    3. Damaged product delivered – Physical damage
    4. Missing product

    Step 1 – Raise a request within 2 days from the date of delivery along with an unboxing video through Email – or on Whatsapp at +919398249040 with the pictures of the issue
    you are facing and your order ID.

    Step 2 – Allow us 48 working hours to review your request.

    Step 3 – On reviewing your request, we will send our courier partner to collect the product delivered to you.

    Step 4 – After your product(s) is received, we will verify it and initiate the replacement or refund accordingly.

    Under what conditions return/ replacement requests will not be accepted?

    • Opened/used/altered products.
    • Original packaging (mono cartons, labels, etc.) missing.
    • The return/replacement request is generated after 2 days from the date of delivery.
    • The damaged/ missing product is reported after 2 days from the date of delivery.
    • Update received as product delivered but product not received and if reported after 24 hours from the time of delivery.


    1. How long do I need to use pore control serum to see the results?
      Use it for a while since you can see the result in 6-8 weeks of time.
    2. If I use pore control serum for a while and stop using it, is there any side effect?
      The pore control serum will not show any side effects if one stops using it after a while.
    3. How to use this product if I am a beginner / first time user?
      Start with a patch test.
      Use 1 drop mixed in moisturiser and use it every alternate day the first week.
      Slowly increase to using it everyday mixed in the moisturiser.
      Move to using 1-2 drops directly on the face for 2/3 days per week and slowly increase the frequency of usage.
      This way you can get to using the product as a serum in 6-8 weeks of time and this is called an ‘ease-in’ process to get the skin used to the active.
    4. Is pore control serum safe to use for a teenager?
      The pore control serum is best suited for individuals above 18 years of age.
    5. Is pore control serum safe to use for a pregnant and/ or a lactating/ nursing mother?
      It is not recommended to use Pore Control Serum during pregnancy/lactation period.
    6. Would using it daily cause over exfoliation?
      It is not recommended to use everyday. Over use of this product may lead to dryness and skin peeling.

    Manufacturer Details

    Bjain,E, 41/F, RIICO Industrial Area, Bhiwadi, Khushkhera, Rajasthan 301707

    Country of Origin: India

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 120 reviews
    Anshika Verma
    Excellent product

    So far using pore control serum, my forehead's and chin's pimple and whitehead problem has reduced to almost none. My forehead and chin are smooth now. Highly recommended.

    Diksha Sihag

    I am using this serum for a week and it is effective for fading recent acne marks but it seems very slow in this process looking forward

    Good product

    Good product

    Srashti Ahuja
    Great formulation

    Great formulation. It's my every night product. Please offer it in bigger sizes.

    Works for active ance and marks

    Niacinamide is gentle to use for beginners as it's has less percentage. It fades acne marks in a month or two. Also , prevent the appearance of potential acne.

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