The Ordinary is everything but: they’re a cult phenomenon shaking up the skincare industry. Owned by DECIEM, it's a brand loved by bloggers and beauty editors, has week-long sellouts, and several placements among the beauty award scene. And all through sheer popularity of word of mouth.
Like we said, anything but ordinary defines The Ordinary.
Finding the happy medium of high impact skincare and affordable pricing The Ordinary is a skincare brand with both science and nature at its heart. Using the perfect ingredients combined with impeccable knowledge, research and technology, has led The Ordinary to become one of the most-talked about skincare brands in recent years, and the trend isn't set to slow down.
So, which products from this brand are our faves? Here’s our Top 10 Best The Ordinary Products.
1.The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 Hydration Support FormulaThis serum really gets to work on your skin from the very first application, delivering hydration deep down into the skin. Hydration is incredibly important when it comes to younger-looking skin because helps to plump up the skin, smoothing out those fine lines and wrinkles and improving elasticity.
2.The Ordinary AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling SolutionThe solution is designed with a special blend of 30% alpha hydroxy acids (citric, lactic, glycolic and tartaric), plus salicylic acid at a concentration of 2%. The scientific formulation is pH balanced to be kind to your skin. The intense exfoliation of the surface layer of skin helps to combat blemishes, unclog pores and even out uneven textures and tone.
3.The Ordinary 100% Plant-Derived SqualaneThe solution is non-comedogenic, so it will not block your pores. Leave skin feeling supple and replenished, or apply it to your hair to give it advanced heat protection. It will also help to minimize breakage and achieve optimal shine.
4.The Ordinary 100% Organic Cold-Pressed Argan OilInfused with oil from the pure Moroccan argan seed, the formulation improves the appearance of dry hair and adds shine. As well as being an effective moisturizer, the oil can reduce the appearance of wrinkles and give skin a youthful glow.
5.The Ordinary Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCGDerived from green tea leaves, this lightweight serum packs a highly concentrated dosage of Epigallocatechin Gallatyl Glucoside (EGCG) and caffeine to rejuvenate tired and dull-looking skin. Applying this caffeine solution is simple, easy and quick, as the product absorbs rapidly into the contours of those delicate under-eye areas.
6.The Ordinary "Buffet" + Copper Peptides 1%The benefits of this oft-overlooked ingredient are extensive; copper peptide promotes the growth of healthy collagen and elastin production in the skin, while simultaneously removing damaged collagen and elastin and serving as an antioxidant. "Buffet" is the perfect antidote for reducing the signs of aging by restoring texture, tone, and vitality to your skin.
7.The Ordinary Ascorbic Acid 8& + Alpha ArbutinAlpha Arbutin and pure Vitamin C have been cleverly combined to brighten your skin tone and reduce the visible signs of aging. The formula also has properties that help reduce the appearance of dark spots and evens out skin tone. The formula is completely water-free and soluble so that it remains the perfect agent for brightening skin.
8.The Ordinary Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%Purify oily and congested skin with the Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% Serum from The Ordinary. Harnessing the powers of advanced science and high concentrations of vitamins and minerals, the lightweight serum infuses skin with an intense dose of Niacinamide (Vitamin B3), which has been proven to minimise the look of blemishes and discolouration.
9.The Ordinary High-Adherence Silicone PrimerAs an advanced treatment, this product features a non-greasy formula in order to maximize the blurring of imperfections as is essential of any primer. With silicone particles adaptive to any skin surface, pores are minimized and fine lines smoothed out, providing for easy application of make-up.
10.The Ordinary Serum FoundationAchieve enviable coverage with The Ordinary Serum Foundation with SPF 15 by The Ordinary Colours; a lightweight formula that arrives in a comprehensive shade range. With added SPF15, the foundation offers essential protection as well as coverage, which is ideal for daily use.