Some of the skincare products that I’ve tried from The Ordinary. More to lớn come in another post. 

Is The Ordinary a skincare brvà that is truly luxe for less? The Ordinary has won a global following in the beauty world for offering skincare products centered around established active sầu ingredients at affordable price points. Their no frills, no nonsense approach resonates with me. Afterall, skincare products that work don’t necessarily have sầu khổng lồ be expensive sầu. And as I’ve sầu covered before, some beauty trends aren’t worth the hype & dishing out top dollar for.

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That said, bởi vì the skincare products from The Ordinary live sầu up to lớn expectations? How can you incorporate some of their products in your daily skincare routine? In this reviews, I’ll be sharing with my hits và misses from The Ordinary, decode the active ingredients in the products và share with you how to use them based on your skin type và conditions.

At the same time I would lượt thích lớn cốt truyện with you the good news that The Ordinary is coming to lớn Singapore! For all of us who’ve had to purchase The Ordinary’s products online or overseas- you can rejoice. A few months ago, I had the opportunity khổng lồ meet Ms Cheryl Poon, director of Deciem for Australia & Asia (by way of Faz Gaffa-Marsh) & she shared the good news with me.


 Meeting up with Cheryl from Deciem nước Australia & Asia.

Cheryl shared that one of the reasons that Deciem (The Ordinary’s parent company) is able khổng lồ keep prices pocket friendly is the choice of familiar active sầu ingredients in their line up. You’ll find tried and tested ingredients lượt thích niacinamide, vitamin C và retinoids in The Ordinary’s products but if you’re looking for more buzzy và innovative sầu products, you’ll have sầu to lớn look at their premium sister line, Niod. This isn’t a bad thing after all, because The Ordinary fits the bills for people looking products with ingredients that are backed by scientific evidence. I’m all for an empirical and affordable approach to lớn skincare, so The Ordinary coming lớn Singapore is a welcome addition lớn our local beauty & skincare scene.

Update May 2020:

The Ordinary & Deciem are now available in Singapore at Escentials online and at their brichồng and mortar stores after Circuit Breaker is lifted.



A look inside Deciem’s store in Garosu-gil, Seoul. When I was in Seoul in 2019, I HAD TO come by to lớn pick up my favourite items and try new ones!

Update January 2020:

Added a couple more of The Ordinary’s skin care products lớn this review: The Ordinary’s Squalane Cleanser; Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5; and Vitamin C Suspension 30% in Silicone. I visited Deciem’s flagship store in Seoul in 2019 và besides stocking up on my favourites from The Ordinary, I got these new skin care products lớn try.

đánh giá of The Ordinary’s Niacinamide 10% + Zinh 1%


The Ordinary’s Niacinamide 10% +Zinc 1%

Niacinamide is a multi tasking antioxidant that helps with reducing oiliness of the skin; acne và inflammation of the skin. Also known as vitamin B3, niacinamide is one of the building blocks of ceramide, an important ingredient for keeping skin moisturised and wrinkle free.

I’ve written about on Niacinamide here & essentially, niacinamide is suitable for most skin types, including oily, acne and sensitive sầu skin. I’ve been using The Ordinary’s Niacinamide 10% + Zinch 1% for 2 years now and it’s my go to when my skin is red from using retinoids, chemical peels or lasers.

Niacinamide is suitable for:

Oily skin, acne skin, rosacea, sensitive sầu skin

Benefits of using Niacinamide:

• Reduces sebum production

• Improvement in acne

• Improved skin barrier function

• Reduces inflammation

• Antioxidant

• Anti-aging (reduces fine lines and wrinkles)

The good about The Ordinary’s Niacinamide 10% + Zinh 1%

It works for me in keeping my oiliness and redness in kiểm tra & is a very affordable product. At this concentration of niacinamide, The Ordinary’s serum is a steal. In my blogpost on Niacinamide, I reviewed a few niacinamide containing products and this one was top in my books.

The bad about The Ordinary’s Niacinamide 10% + Zinch 1%

I honestly don’t have sầu anything negative to lớn say about it, although a few people I’ve recommended this sản phẩm have sầu shared that it causes piling. This is the nature of skincare products in general, what works for someone may have sầu a different reaction for someone else.

My verdict on The Ordinary’s Niacinamide 10% + Zinch 1%

This serum is my current favourite for niacinamide serums and I am at my 5th bottle & counting. I like that it slows the return of my blackheads và reduces my redness và irritation from treatments when they occur. Giving this 4.5 out of 5 stars.

đánh giá of The Ordinary’s Azelaic Acid Suspension 10%


The Ordinary’s Azelaic Acid Suspension 10%

 Azelaic acid is another multi-tasking ingredient that can help with rosacea and acne. Derived from grains, this nifty acid has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-bacterial and keratolytic benefits. Retìm kiếm has also shown that azelaic acid can also help with hyperpigmentation such as melasma and post inflammatory hyperpigmentation from acne. You can read more about Azelaic acid in this new blogpost Azelaic Acid: A Multi-tasking Skincare Active sầu to Know.

Azelaic acid is suitable for:

Acne và oily skin, pigmentation

Benefits of using azelaic acid:

· Unclogs pores

· Reduces acne

· Reduces inflammation & redness

· Lightens dark spots

· Evens out skin tone


The Ordinary’s Azelaic Acid Suspension 10% can suffice as a moisturiser

The good about The Ordinary’s Azelaic Acid Suspension 10%

The Ordinary’s Azelaic Acid Suspension 10% suffices as a nice multi-tasking moisturiser. It’s thick but dries quickly to leave a smooth and matt texture which I really liked, likely due to the silicones (dimethicone is the number three in the ingredient list). This product also did not cause piling or breakouts for me.

The bad about The Ordinary’s Azelaic Acid Suspension 10%

We bởi know that azelaic acid at concentrations of 15-20% are effective, but for lower concentrations such as The Ordinary’s Azelaic Acid Suspension 10%; there’s not much research available yet. That said, this 10% suspension is a nice starter for anyone who wishes khổng lồ try out azelaic acid before moving onkhổng lồ a higher concentration.

My verdict on The Ordinary’s Azelaic Acid Suspension 10%

The Ordinary’s Azelaic Acid is pretty decent for the price point as a value added moisturiser. I wasn’t convinced that my dark spots got better; then again Azelaic Acid also isn’t one of the first line treatments for pigmentation. It might work better for someone with acne.

I hope that The Ordinary/ Deciem will launch an azelaic acid lotion/ gel with a higher concentration in the near future. If you want lớn get started on azelaic acid, this is a very affordable starter. 3.5 out of 5 stars for this one.

reviews of The Ordinary’s 100% L- Ascorbic Acid Powder


The Ordinary’s 100% L-Ascorbic Acid Powder

When it comes lớn supercharged serums và antioxidants, one of my top choices is vitamin C. Vitamin C is another antioxidant that protects the skin against không lấy phí radical damage from the sun’s UV rays and environmental pollution. Of all the topical antioxidants in skin care, vitamin C is one of the most well that is well backed by scientific evidence và data.

My blogpost All About Topical Vitamin C will explain in detail how khổng lồ choose a vitamin C serum và why my choice of vitamin C in skincare is L-ascorbic acid. Most of us are used lớn the idea of using vitamin C/ L-ascorbic acid in serum or cream forms in various concentrations; so The Ordinary’s 100% L-Ascorbic Acid in powder form is a novelty lớn me.

Vitamin C/ L-Ascorbic Acid is suitable for:

Normal & older skin; pigmentation

Benefits of Vi-Ta-Min C/ L-Ascorbic Acid:

● Antioxidant

● Protects against sun damage including sun burns

● Brightens dull skin

● Anti-aging

● Collagen synthesis for increased firmness and reduced fine lines

● Lightens pigmentation

Examining the science behind anhydrous L-ascorbic acid

I specifically purchased this because I wanted lớn try out an anhydrous size of L-ascorbic acid. Anhydrous or dry forms of L-ascorbic acid are not commonly found so it would be interesting lớn nhận xét this formulation & underst& why Deciem chose to release L-ascorbic acid in powder form.

L-ascorbic acid is unstable in the presence of water (i.e. serums, lotions, gels and creams) và sunlight. By removing water from the compound, L-ascorbic acid has been found to lớn be more stable and resistant khổng lồ oxidation. The oxidised form of L-ascorbic acid (dehydroascorbic acid) is not as effective as the unoxidised L-ascorbic acid.

With anhydrous forms of L-ascorbic acid, you get to lớn whip up a fresh batch of Vi-Ta-Min C/ L-ascorbic acid serum on dem&. L-ascorbic acid is notoriously unstable, so this keeps your L-ascorbic acid as fresh & miễn phí of oxidation as can be. Sounds good right?

How lớn use The Ordinary’s 100% L-Ascorbic Acid Powder


The Ordinary’s 100% L-Ascorbic Acid Powder- craông xã cocaine for the skin?

Deciem/ The Ordinary doesn’t offer much details on how to lớn use their L-ascorbic acid powder on their website. The trang web simply states that their L-ascorbic acid powder should be mixed in a small amount with “other treatments” except formulations containing Niacinamide và EUK134.

As I’ve mentioned in my blogpost on topical Vi-Ta-Min C, there are 3 main factors that will determine the effectiveness of your vitamin C/ L-ascorbic acid serums:

1) Concentration of L-ascorbic acid- ideally 10-20% for appreciable results. Beyond a concentration of 20% is unnecessary because it can cause skin irritation without providing additional benefits khổng lồ the skin.

2) pH- Having a pH of 3.5 or lower enhances the absorption of Vi-Ta-Min C through the skin và improves the stability of the product

3) The presence of Vi-Ta-Min E và Ferulic– these addition of these two ingredients increases the protection against UV induced skin damage by four fold.

An empirical and consistent way to lớn ensure that you can achieve sầu all three of the abovementioned factors is to measure the amount of 100% Ascorbic Acid powder and mix it with a serum or lotion containing vitamin E and Ferulic. You can estimate the pH using pH paper.


Mixing in The Ordinary’s 100% L-Ascorbic Acid Powder for my daily dose of fresh Vi-Ta-Min C.

And there’s the time efficient/ lazy version that I use: estimate the amounts, mix in my palm with a finger & finally, pat on my skin. I used The Ordinary’s “Buffet” serum because I didn’t have sầu a vitamin E & Ferulic acid formulation with me.

The good about The Ordinary’s 100% L-Ascorbic Acid Powder

The anhydrous size of The Ordinary’s 100% L-Ascorbic Acid Powder is a nifty way lớn bypass some of the instability issues of L-Ascorbic Acid serums và skincare. You also get khổng lồ control the consistency, texture & concentration of the final sản phẩm by choosing the base to set the powder in.


The nice thing about The Ordinary’s 100% Ascorbic Acid Powder is that it does not change the colour or consistency of the base serum that I chose.

This is a cost effective and fun to personalise a vitamin C serum for yourself. You get to experiment with using a base to lớn mix in the L-Ascorbic Acid powder; so if you’re wanting lớn gradually increase the concentration of vitamin C/ L-Ascorbic Acid in your skincare to avoid skin irritation; this method of personalising your own vitamin C serum is an easy và cost effective way.

My tips for those of you wanting to try The Ordinary’s 100% L-Ascorbic Acid Powder is to lớn use a base containing vitamin E and Ferulic. My post on All About Topical Vitamin C will explain why. If you would lượt thích lớn premake batches for convenience, please remember to lớn store your vitamin C mixture in an airtight container & refrigerate it. This is L-Ascorbic Acid afterall and it is unstable.

The bad about The Ordinary’s 100% L-Ascorbic Acid Powder

The main problem with anhydrous forms of vitamin C is that we aren’t sure about its efficacy after it has been reconstituted. The final skincare hàng hóa is the sum of all its parts and it is more complex than mixing two ingredients together lớn create something. As I’ve sầu covered in one of my posts, some of the ingredients in the products may interact with each other to lớn cause additional skin irritation or nullify each other’s effects, pH changes…etc. When you attempt to lớn set together products from different skincare brands where the respective sầu manufacturers are unable lớn provide detailed instructions on mixing across skincare brands, we can’t be sure of the outcome.

It is also a hassle to measure out the exact amount of The Ordinary’s 100% L-Ascorbic Acid Powder to lớn be mixed with the correct amount of base serum lớn reach a concentration of 20%; hence my time efficient but imprecise manner.

It is tempting khổng lồ phối in a large amount of The Ordinary’s 100% L-Ascorbic Acid Powder lớn concoct a serum that has a higher percentage of L-ascorbic Acid. Afterall, who doesn’t love sầu the benefits of Vi-Ta-Min C/ L- Ascorbic Acid? ( I could definitely use brighter skin, more collaren & lighter pigmentation anytime!) However, I would advise you to lớn be careful with that. The few times I heaped in more of The Ordinary’s 100% L-Ascorbic Acid Powder, the product caused a tingling sensation on my skin even though I’ve been using 20% L-Ascorbic Acid for years now. Concentrations beyond 20% only offer negligible additional benefits & increased risk of skin irritation so don’t be greedy!

My verdict on The Ordinary’s 100% L-Ascorbic Acid Powder

It was fun trying The Ordinary’s 100% L-Ascorbic Acid Powder & the idea of personalising a serum definitely appeals khổng lồ me. However, it is a lot more complex than simply mixing two products together. My skin is usually brighter when I use Vi-Ta-Min C (I use 20% L-Ascorbic Acid with Vi-Ta-Min E and Ferulic) & this effect was not as obvious with The Ordinary’s 100% L-Ascorbic Acid Powder. This may be due lớn my imprecise manner of mixing The Ordinary’s 100% L-Ascorbic Acid Powder so the concentration of L-Ascorbic Acid in my final concoction is imprecise.

If you would like lớn phối your own vitamin C serum, I would suggest choosing a base that contains both Vi-Ta-Min E & Ferulic. The Ordinary has a Resveratrol 3% + Ferulic Acid 3% serum that I would recommkết thúc using as your base lớn mix in the 100% Ascorbic Acid Powder.

I personally prefer my skincare products khổng lồ come formulated instead of me doing this myself, so I did not repurchase this. That said,The Ordinary’s 100% L-Ascorbic Acid Powder is a very cost effective sầu L-Ascorbic Acid product và you can bypass the hassle of mixing The Ordinary’s 100% L-Ascorbic Acid Powder daily by pre-mixing batches.

Đánh Giá of The Ordinary’s “Buffet”


The Ordinary’s Buffet

The Ordinary’s Buffet is really what its name suggests- a buffet of peptides with an array of benefits to the skin. Peptides are a comtháng feature in anti-aging skincare especially for lifting of sagging skin. Peptides are a mixed bag of ingredients because there are so many different types of peptides available và data surrounding them so far is sparse, compared to tried và testing anti-aging ingredients lượt thích retinoids và vitamin C.

Peptides in skincare are not well understood so let’s first start with understanding what peptides are before scrutinising the different types of peptides used.

Decoding Peptides

Peptides are smaller fragments of larger molecules called proteins. All of us have sầu proteins and peptides in our skin. Collagen is a type of protein. As we age, the levels of peptides in our skin decreases.

Peptides perkhung a variety of tasks in our bodies. Certain peptides trigger collagen formation in the skin (collaren is important to lớn maintain firmness and boost skin recovery); some peptides behave sầu like botox to soften fine wrinkles và other types of peptides prsự kiện the breakdown of collaren in the skin, thereby delaying the aging process.

Do peptides work? In vivo human studies are sparse and the clinical evidence for peptides is not as robust as other anti-aging active sầu ingredients. The other problem with peptides is the skin’s difficulty in absorbing peptides as they are too big lớn pass through the skin barrier. That said, peptides can possibly be an alternative sầu for people who find that retinoids or Vi-Ta-Min C irritate their skin. One of the difficulties with evaluating peptides is that there are so many peptides out there và skincare companies tkết thúc lớn offer a mixture of different peptides in their products, making it difficult khổng lồ compare individual peptides. More about peptide skincare in Why Are Peptide Skincare Products So Expensive?

Peptides are suitable for:

Normal and older skin

Benefits of using Peptides:

• Improves skin’s firmness và elasticity

• Reduces fine wrinkles


The peptides in The Ordinary’s Buffet.

Decoding the ingredients in The Ordinary’s “Buffet”

The main peptides in The Ordinary’s “Buffet” are:

Matrixyl 3000 peptide complex

> A comtháng ingredient in anti-aging và anti-wrinkle skincare

> Increases collaren formation in the skin

• Matrixyl synthe’6 peptide complex

> Manufacturers clalặng that this boosts the production of 6 major components of the skin including collagen và hyaluronic acid

> No published evidence available lớn substantiate this clayên yet

• SYN-AKE peptide complex

> Relaxes muscles to for anti-wrinkle effects

• Relistase peptide complex

> Slows breakdown of collagen in the skin lớn maintain skin firmness, according to a study from the manufacturer’s study available

> No independent studies available on this

• ARGIRELOX peptide complex

> Also said to reduce wrinkles

> Clinical evidence is also sparse

The Good About The Ordinary’s “Buffet”

It’s a light weight serum that dries quickly. I did not experience any skin irritation or reactions with The Ordinary’s “Buffet”. I also used it lớn phối in The Ordinary’s 100% L-Ascorbic Acid Powder.

The Bad About The Ordinary’s “Buffet”

This didn’t work for me. It may have made skin slightly more moisturised but I wasn’t convinced that I saw any visible improvement in my lines và wrinkles with using The Ordinary’s “Buffet”.

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My Verdict on The Ordinary’s “Buffet”

To Điện thoại tư vấn peptides ‘topical botox’ is to lớn give peptides far too much credit. Peptides are overrated anti-aging active sầu ingredients.

Related post: Is Botox Deadly? 5 Things You Need to Know About Botox Safety.

I was a little disappointed with the lacklustre results of this hàng hóa. Will be sticking khổng lồ my other anti-aging actives.

reviews of The Ordinary’s “Buffet” + Copper Peptides 1% 


The Ordinary’s “Buffet” + Copper Peptides 1%

Here we go again, another peptide. This one is a jazzed up version of The Ordinary’s “Buffet” serum with the inclusion of copper peptides. Saving the most complicated skincare science snippet for the last. This serum comes in a pretty shade of iris xanh from the inclusion of copper peptides. The Ordinary’s “Buffet” + Copper Peptides 1% is the most expensive sầu sản phẩm in The Ordinary’s skincare range.

Deocoding Copper Peptides

What about copper peptides, the star ingredient in this product? Copper peptides also belong to lớn the family of peptides. Of all the peptides, copper peptide is probably the most well evaluated. Copper peptides persize several roles including wound healing; stimulating collagene and elastin formation in the skin; anti-inflammatory and antioxidant responses. Copper peptide also can be found in a variety of skincare và I reviewed a Drunk Elephant’s Shabố Complex Eye Serum in my post on Do Eye Creams Work? Some of the reported benefits of using copper peptide on the skin are reduced wrinkles, increased firmness và elastiđô thị và skin rejuvenation.

Of all the peptides available, copper peptides are probably the best understood & researched peptides around.


Copper peptides are suitable for:

Normal skin và older skin

Benefits of using peptides & copper peptides:

• Improves skin’s firmness và elasticity

• Reduces fine wrinkles

• Reduces pigmentation

• Antioxidant

• Anti-inflammatory

• Wound healing and skin repair


The Ordinary’s “Buffet” + Copper Peptides 1% spreads to a colourless finish.

The good about The Ordinary’s “Buffet” + Copper Peptides 1%

It’s a lightweight serum that dries quickly. No metallic smell, no piling, no comedones or break outs out for me. The xanh tint dries to lớn a colourless finish. My skin felt a little smoother after 4 weeks. The Ordinary’s “Buffet” + Copper Peptides 1% also helped to reduce redness & calm my skin after using retinoids, lasers and chemical peels.

Most skincare products that contain copper peptides are expensive. The Ordinary’s “Buffet” + Copper Peptides 1% is an affordable formulation that’s pretty decent IMO.

The bad about The Ordinary’s “Buffet” + Copper Peptides 1%

Although there are anti-aging benefits with copper peptides, it is not the first line for treating signs of aging, like Vi-Ta-Min C và retinoids.

This is also the most expensive sầu product in The Ordinary’s skincare range at USD$41.90.

My verdict on The Ordinary’s “Buffet” + Copper Peptides 1%

I like how this The Ordinary’s “Buffet” + Copper Peptides 1% helped khổng lồ reduce some of the redness in my skin after retinoids, lasers and chemical peels because of its anti-inflammatory and wound healing properties. It is a nice alternative sầu to The Ordinary’s Niacinamide 10% + Zinch 1%. Given the difference in price points, I’d prefer to lớn use The Ordinary’s Niacinamide 10% + Zinch 1%.

That said, I lượt thích this product. My skin felt more moist after using The Ordinary’s “Buffet” + Copper Peptides 1%. It wouldn’t be my first choice for anti-aging and collagene building in the skin but I’d recommkết thúc this to people who are unsuitable khổng lồ use anti-aging staples lượt thích Vi-Ta-Min C và retinoids.

Related blogpost:

The Beginner’s Guide lớn Starting Retinoids

Update January 2020: New reviews

Đánh Giá of The Ordinary’s Squalane Cleanser


The Ordinary’s Squalane Cleanser

The Ordinary’s Squalane Cleanser was launched in 2019. This cleanser flew off the shelves and was sold out in Melbourne when I asked a friover to lớn buy it for me. There were so many good Đánh Giá for The Ordinary’s Squalane Cleanser so when I saw this in Seoul, I knew I had khổng lồ buy it.


The cleanser has a oily-gel consistency. After rubbing it on the skin, it turns into lớn an oil.

What is squalane?

Squalane is a type of oil. Squalane is often confused with squalene. Squalane is a stablised form of squalene. This gives squalane a longer shelf life than squalene.

Squalene is naturally produced by our sebaceous glands và is one of the components of sebum, which protects the skin and keeps skin moisturised. Hyperseborrhea or excess sebum can cause problems lượt thích acne.

In skin care, squalane và squalene are used for their moisturising properties. Squalane và squalene act as emollient to lớn keep skin’s moisture levels locked in. Squalane cleansers dissolve sầu makeup và face oil. Compared lớn face cleansers that contain surfactants, squalane cleansers are milder and less likely lớn irritate the skin.

Squalane/ squalene cleansers are suitable for:

Better as a makeup remover for most skin types. I would not recommkết thúc this if you have acne or oily skin. Suitable for sensitive skin.

The good about The Ordinary’s Squalane Cleanser

The Ordinary’s squalane cleanser does an alright job of removing makeup and gunk on the face (I did not demo it on eye makeup). It is gentle on the skin.

The bad about The Ordinary’s Squalane Cleanser

Definitely need to double cleanse if you’re using The Ordinary’s Squalane Cleanser, even though this cleanser has been marketed as a cleanser to replace double cleansing. If you’re not accustomed to using oil cleansers lượt thích me, The Ordinary’s squalene cleanser will make you feel uncomfortable because of the oily residue it leaves after washing off with water.

My verdict on The Ordinary’s Squalane Cleanser

The Ordinary’s Squalane is an alright makeup remover. If you find that regular makeup removers irritate your skin, The Ordinary’s Squalane Cleanser is worth a try. I also recommover double cleansing with a facial wash if you use this.

Oil cleansers are not my thing so I will not be repurchasing The Ordinary’s Squalane Cleanser.

Review of The Ordinary’s Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5


The Ordinary’s Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5

The Ordinary’s Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 is one of their best sellers. Hyaluronic acid has been feted for its hydrophillic properties and is commonly found in moisturisers & hydrating serums.

What is hyaluronic acid?

Hyaluronic acid is actually a large sugar molecule! Besides our skin, other parts of our bodies like our joints contain hyaluronic acid.

In the skin, hyaluronic acid retains water khổng lồ keep skin hydrated và helps lớn maintain the framework of our skin. Our skin loses hyaluronic acid as we age and this leads khổng lồ signs of aging such as dry skin, thinner skin and fine wrinkles. Besides skincare, hyaluronic acid is also used in dermal fillers to lớn replace volume loss and fill lines due to lớn aging. Hyaluronic acid can also be injected inlớn the skin as Profhilo and Skinboosters lớn replenish the skin’s hyaluronic acid và collagen levels for skin hydration và healthier skin. Everything You Need khổng lồ Know About Hyaluronic Acid will cover in greater detail about the benefits of using hyaluronic acid and how lớn choose and use hyaluronic acid products the right way.

Related blogposts:

5 Cult Favourite Hyaluronic Acid Serums & Moisturisers Reviewed

Is Profhilo the Injectable Skincare of the Future?

Skinboosters: All You Need to Know About It

Botox vs Fillers

Hyaluronic acid is suitable for:

All skin types

Benefits of hyaluronic acid:

Moisturised skin

The Good About The Ordinary’s Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5

There’s no laông chồng of options for hyaluronic acid serums- they’re a staple in almost every skincare br&, including luxury beauty brands. The Ordinary’s Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 is a very affordable one.

The Ordinary’s Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 pairs well with a moisturiser on top. It does exactly what a hyaluronic acid serum is supposed to do- keep skin moisturised. It also has a lightweight feel lớn it. Very decent. I also find that I only need 2-3 drops for my whole face so this bottle is very good value.

The Bad About The Ordinary’s Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5

The Ordinary’s Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 takes a while to lớn dry (but the finish is light & non-tacky). A few of my friends feel that The Ordinary’s Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 feels very thick và it caused them to experience breakouts. This did not occur for me though.

My Verdict on The Ordinary’s Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5

The Ordinary’s Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 does exactly what a hyaluronic acid serum is supposed to: keep skin moisturised. For this price point, I think that The Ordinary’s Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 is a very good khuyễn mãi giảm giá. This bottle can really last you too. Worth trying.

Đánh Giá of The Ordinary’s Vitamin C Suspension 30% in Silicone


The Ordinary’s Vitamin C Suspension 30% in Silicone

The benefits of topical Vi-Ta-Min C have already been covered above sầu in this blogpost on the segment on The Ordinary’s 100% L-Ascorbic Acid powder. The Ordinary’s Vitamin C Suspension 30% in Silicone feels like a cream that you really have to lớn spread to lớn avoid clumping.


You can see that The Ordinary’s Vitamin C Suspension 30% in Silicone is quite viscous and you really need to lớn spread it inlớn your skin.

Why are silicones included in The Ordinary’s Vitamin C Suspension 30% in Silicone?

The Ordinary’s Vitamin C Suspension 30% in Silicone tries to overcome the problems of active Vi-Ta-Min C (i.e. L-ascorbic acid) by stabilising the molecules in silicone.

As I’ve covered in my blogpost on Topical Vitamin C, the efficacy of L-ascorbic acid peaks at 20%, a concentration beyond that does result in any additional increase in benefits khổng lồ the skin & has a higher risk of irritation to the skin. Silicone is a double edged sword in this formulation. On one hand, silicone stabilises the active Vi-Ta-Min C (thereby prolonging the shelf life), on the other silicones impede the skin’s uptake of L-ascorbic acid. In the case of The Ordinary’s Vitamin C Suspension 30% in Silicone, this increased concentration of L-ascorbic acid helps to lớn overcome this problem of absorption. However, we don’t know what the exact percentage of L-ascorbic acid absorption will be.


Left side of my hvà has been swatched with The Ordinary’s Vitamin C Suspension 30% in Silicone. This swatched side has a smoother appearance and my fine lines are less.

The Good About The Ordinary’s Vitamin C Suspension 30% in Silicone

The Ordinary’s Vitamin C Suspension 30% in Silicone leaves a finish that is very typical of silicone reach products- satin look & smooth appearance. If you’re looking for a product with a nice cosmetic finish, this fits the bill. My skin definitely looked smoother and pore-less with this sản phẩm.

There were some results with The Ordinary’s Vitamin C Suspension 30% in Silicone. My skin looked brighter after using this for 2 weeks. Even my fine lines were softer while I had this product on.

The Bad About The Ordinary’s Vitamin C Suspension 30% in Silicone

The Ordinary’s Vitamin C Suspension 30% in Silicone stings a little for about 30 seconds each time I use it- but a lot more tolerable than The Inkey List’s version. The other drawbachồng of The Ordinary’s Vitamin C Suspension 30% in Silicone is that the effect Vi-Ta-Min C concentration is less than 30%- how much exactly we don’t know for certain. You can reduce this irritation by diluting The Ordinary’s Vitamin C Suspension 30% in Silicone but that would reduce the effective sầu concentration of vitamin C in the sản phẩm.

Results wise, pigmentation felt in status quo.

My Verdict on The Ordinary’s Vitamin C Suspension 30% in Silicone

My skin definitely looks smoother & pores are markedly less obvious, so that’s a plus point. Skin was also brighter. However, I wish I saw better results for my pigmentation.

Conclusion on The Ordinary’s Products và Their Upcoming Launch in Singapore 2019


I’ve only tried a few items from their range and I hope lớn evaluate their full range & their sister brands like Niod và Hylamide when Deciem/ The Ordinary arrive sầu in Singapore and nói qua them with you. Currently, the only briông chồng & mortar shop for The Ordinary in Asia is in Seoul, Korea. You can also purchase products from The Ordinary via online retailers like ASOS.


Niod skincare products that I received very recently from the Deciem team and Cheryl- will be reviewing these goodies too