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The Ordinary Amino Acids + B5 Review

While you may be familiar with the budget skincare brand The Ordinary and their affordable products like hydrating superstar Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5, did you know they offer other effective hydrating serums like The Ordinary Amino Acids + B5? Amino Acids + B5 is The Ordinary’s take on a super lightweight hydrating serum. It …

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The Ordinary Retinol 1% in Squalane Review

The Ordinary Retinol 1% in Squalane is a lightweight, fast-absorbing anti-aging serum that delivers the power of retinol to help reduce the appearance of wrinkles and improve skin texture and clarity. Since I tested The Ordinary Retinol 0.2% In Squalane (see my 0.2% review here) and The Ordinary Retinol 0.5% In Squalane (see my 0.5% …

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The Ordinary Glucoside Foaming Cleanser Review

The Ordinary has several launches coming our way, per their recently launched O. Lab, a space where you can get early access to new product launches and behind-the-science content for their latest formulas. The Ordinary doesn’t release new products very often, so when they do, I’m always excited to see what’s new from this affordable …

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The Ordinary Retinol 0.5% In Squalane Review

The Ordinary skincare products are so popular because they are formulated to deliver active ingredients to your skin at a super affordable price. Their retinoids are a perfect example: they provide all the anti-aging benefits of retinol without a hefty price tag. The Ordinary offers three retinol concentrations: 0.2%, 0.5%, and 1%, and three Granactive …

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The Ordinary Retinol 0.2% In Squalane Review

The Ordinary is an affordable skincare brand with an extensive catalog of products, including retinoids, which are derivatives of Vitamin A. Retinoids are known for treating acne, wrinkles, and hyperpigmentation, so they can be a great addition to any anti-aging skincare routine. The Ordinary offers 0.2%, 0.5%, and 1% retinol formulations. I will be testing …

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The Ordinary Salicylic Acid 2% Masque Review

If you deal with clogged pores and excess oil, sometimes no amount of cleansing or exfoliating seems to help. That’s where a charcoal mask comes in. Clay face masks are well-known for drawing out impurities and unclogging pores. And luckily, clay is not an expensive active, so you can usually find it in products at …

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The Ordinary Ascorbic Acid 8% + Alpha Arbutin 2% Review

Vitamin C is one of the most well-known, researched, and widely used skincare ingredients. Topical vitamin C offers a wide range of benefits for most skin types, so it’s a great idea to incorporate this ingredient into your skincare routine. The Ordinary Ascorbic Acid 8% + Alpha Arbutin 2% contains pure vitamin C (ascorbic acid) …

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The Ordinary Argireline Review

Fine lines and wrinkles are a few of the most noticeable visible signs of aging, particularly around the eyes and forehead. While many The Ordinary anti-aging serums are available to address wrinkles and fine lines, The Ordinary Argireline Solution 10% is the one The Ordinary’s serum formulated to tackle expression lines and wrinkles, specifically around …

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The Ordinary Pycnogenol Review

The Ordinary offers affordable skincare products that are backed by science. While you may be familiar with The Ordinary niacinamide or hyaluronic acid serums, The Ordinary also has more unique offerings like their Pycnogenol 5% antioxidant serum. While I touched on The Ordinary’s Pycnogenol in my guide to The Ordinary’s antioxidants, today, I’ll discuss my …

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