10 Products from The Ordinary You Need in Your Skincare Routine


We all love affordable skincare products that actually work to improve skin. One brand making waves on social media is The Ordinary. Using effective clinical technologies and a wide range of powerful ingredients, the skincare brand celebrates skin’s integrity and always works to enhance it. Not to mention, all offerings are vegan and never tested on animals.

Whether you’re looking to replace some of your skincare products with a more mindful option or want to add something extra, you’ve come to the right place! Here are ten products from The Ordinary that customers swear by.

High-Spreadability Fluid Prime

The High-Spreadability Fluid Primer uses a serum-like formula to smooth skin’s texture and increase spreadability of makeup products. The lightweight primer also hydrates skin and provides a natural, dewy look. Not to mention, it’s oil and alcohol-free.

Promising review: Jac says, “This is smoothing, mattifying and glides over the skin to form a protective barrier. It has a silky pore elimination feel yet it’s lightweight. It is by far my favorite primer ever.”

Natural Moisturizing Factors + HA

The Ordinary’s Natural Moisturizing Factors + HA is a surface hydration formula that keeps skin protected and moisturized. Formulated with amino acids, fatty acids, hyaluronic acid and many other skin-loving ingredients, the moisturizer is everything.

Promising review: Dina says, “I absolutely recommend this product. I use it after all my serums, and it locks in the moisture nicely. It leaves my face feeling plump and adds a nice shine.”

Buffet + Copper Peptides

Another must-try product from The Ordinary is the Buffet + Copper Peptides. The multi-technology peptide serum will seriously improve skin’s health. With a 1% concentration of pure Copper Peptides, it’s anti-inflammatory and decreases signs of aging.

Promising review: Sarah says, “This is my absolute favorite products from The Ordinary. There are multiple forms of different hydrating and barrier repair ingredients. I think this is one of THE BEST peptide serums on the market!”

Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution

The Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution uses glycolic acid, amino acids, aloe vera, ginseng and tasmanian pepperberry to exfoliate and tone skin. Meant to increase radiance and improve clarity, it will transform skin’s texture for the better!

Promising review: Yana says, “This is the only product that hasn’t let me down. I had dark spots all over my cheeks, but once I started using this toner, they started to lighten up. I like the feeling when I put it on my face.”

AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution

The Ordinary’s AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution is another product that customers are obsessed with. With a mixture of acids, vitamin b5 and other healthy ingredients, the peel always reveals a brighter, smoother complexion. Not to mention, it reduces irritation and helps rid of fine lines.

Promising review: Linda says, “I’ve been using this product for nearly a year and honestly it’s saved me from using exfoliating scrubs constantly. It’s literally so good and leaves me with glowing, smooth, bright skin!”

Lactic Acid 10% + HA

Made to exfoliate skin and decrease inflammation, the Lactic Acid 10% + HA is everything. It not only exfoliates skin for a brighter appearance, but it balances and helps reduce irritation as well. Plus, it has a superficial peeling formulation that will leave your skin looking and feeling its best.

Promising review: Amanda says, “I love the 10% lactic acid! It has helped significantly with skin congestion and acne, without drying me out. I like the light texture, and I like how it glides on nicely and absorbs well.”

Squalane Cleanser

The Squalane Cleanser is a gentle cleansing product that removes makeup, moisturizes skin and smooths texture. The balm-like formula turns into an oil-like consistency that removes impurities and never dries out skin. Plus, it’s great for all skin types and can be used daily.

Promising review: Liz says, “This is my favorite cleanser! It’s gentle on my sensitive skin and leaves it feeling soft and clean. I wear makeup daily, and this removes it easily.”

Amino Acids + B5

Formulated to support hydration levels, the Amino Acids + B5 penetrates below skin’s surface to hydrate from within. The non-greasy solution also balances, supports the barrier, increases elasticity and helps repair skin. It can be used along with other serums or by itself.

Promising review: Jes says, “I have been using this product for many months now and my skin feels so much better with it. As soon as I stop using it for a few days, I can tell that my skin is much drier.”

100% Cold Pressed Virgin Marula Oil

Another product you’ll love is the 100% Cold Pressed Virgin Marula Oil. The daily serum is full of antioxidants that hydrate skin, restore complexions and increase radiance. The luxury oil can also be used on hair to promote hydration.

Promising review: Lauren says, “This oil saved my extremely dry skin when nothing else was working without causing any breakouts. This is a holy grail product for me!”

Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%

Last but not least, The Ordinary’s Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% is a vitamin and mineral-rich formula that targets blemishes and congestion to produce clear, smooth skin. It also balances complexions and can be used before moisturizer day and night.

Promising review: Bonnie says, “I’ve always had large pores and black heads. Nothing I tried made any difference, but this is actually working! Since using, my pores are smaller, and my blackheads are clearing up.”

Reviews have been edited for length and clarity.

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