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When it comes to skin care, hypochlorous acid is one of the strongest disinfectants you could ask for. Properly diluted in the kinds of facial sprays going viral on TikTok, its strong antimicrobials can be used to prevent all kinds of inflammation, including acne and psoriasis. That means less redness, fewer breakouts, and overall faster healing. The Tower 28 Save Our Skin Daily Rescue Facial Spray is among the most well-known, thanks to its clean ingredients and adorable packaging, but with hypochlorous acid as the main active, there are many options for every person and price tag.
As people on TikTok continue to share their favorite hypochlorous acids based on performance and price point, some commenters have opened up about the changes they’ve seen. One user wrote that after dealing with acne for more than 20 years, HOCl was “the ONLY thing that has worked.” Others agreed, saying the ingredient helped mitigate a myriad of concerns, including hormonal acne, infections, and eczema. “I use it everyday and swear it’s helped my skin so much,” another creator wrote. Spray it on dry skin and give it time to fully absorb for the best results.
“We have reproduced HOCl in a high-quality formula that replicates the skin’s ability to protect and repair itself,” Karen Hayes, CEO and cofounder of S’eau Prima, previously told POPSUGAR. “It is a powerful molecule that naturally restores skin to a healthy state.” Read on to see some of TikTok’s favorite hypochlorous-acid sprays to date, and find out why so many people are adding this product to their skin-care routine.