When The Ordinary launched in 2016 it shook the skincare industry up. Never before had active ingredients including hyaluronic acid and vitamin C been available for less than $20. Over the past few years, the brand has stayed true to its promise of providing high-performance skincare at an affordable price point. Read on to discover the bestselling formulas from The Ordinary and why they always sell out…
The Ordinary Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%
If you battle with breakouts, congestion and blemishes you need The Ordinary Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% in your skincare arsenal. Both niacinamide and zinc help to ease inflammation, refine pores too, maintain a healthy skin texture for a clean, fresh face. Apply it after any other serums in your routine.
The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5
The price of this serum has ensured its place at the top of the bestsellers list. Prior to The Ordinary launching you couldn't find a hyaluronic acid serum at such a price point. All skin types will benefit from the hydrating rewards of this purse-friendly serum. Use it morning and evening after cleansing for maximum results.
The Ordinary Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG
Caffeine is in plenty of eye creams thanks to its re-energising powers, but it's rare that you'll find a 5% dose and a price tag of less than $15! EGCG is extracted from green tea and is thought to help ease puffiness. Anyone who wakes up with puffy eyes and dark circles could benefit from this extraordinary lightweight serum!
The Ordinary Natural Moisturizing Factors + HA
This much-loved formula regularly attracts praise on social media, for its amazing formulation of hyaluronic acid, glycerin, ceramides and amino acids, for under $10. Whether you have dry or oily skin, this multi tasking moisturiser is worth trying as it can be layered over all serums, including your retinols and vitamin C formulas.
The Ordinary 100% Organic Cold-Pressed Borage Seed Oil
Perfect for those looking to support their complexion’s natural beauty. This organic oil works to maintain a healthy skin complexion. It is soothing and healing, and can also be used to diminish acne, plump the skin and reduce inflammation. Apply a few drops daily to entire face after water-based treatments.
The Ordinary 100% Niacinamide Powder
Tailor your skincare routine with this 100% Niacinamide Powder. It can be mixed with some of your favourite skincare products to truly personalise your routine. This potent powder can be used with any water-based product (with a pH between 5.0 and 7.0) to help combat blemishes, congestion, visible shine, enlarged pores, and sebum over-production.
The Ordinary Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution
This is an affordable, entry level glycolic solution that helps to smooth and brighten your complexion, there's little not to love about this exfoliating toner. This toning solution is perfect for anyone who is new to AHAs (alpha hydroxy acids) and wants an instant pick-me-up.
The Ordinary Buffet Skincare
Interestingly, this was a slow burner when it first launched as 'Buffet' is more expensive than the other serums. This is due to its more complex formula. Unlike other products, 'Buffet' contains multiple ingredients, including amino acids and peptides to tackle ageing skin. This is for anyone who is concerned with fine lines and wrinkles, dullness, hydration and pigmentation.
The Ordinary Vitamin C Suspension 23% + HA Spheres 2%
Research has shown that 23% is the highest amount of vitamin C our skin can absorb and utilise. Usually this type of product would set you back a lot more than $12. When this formula is in stock, we highly recommend buying two without delay. If you've heard about the powers of vitamin C but have yet to try it, this is the perfect formula to get you started.
The Ordinary 100% Organic Cold-Pressed Rose Hip Seed Oil
Rose hip oil is the beauty industry's go-to oil because it offers serious skincare benefits, including easing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and pigmentation. It's rare to find a cold-pressed pure oil for less than $20. All skin types can benefit from using rose hip oil in the evenings. 2 to 3 drops will leave your complexion looking fresher and plumper almost instantly.
The Ordinary Overnight Anti-Ageing Repair Routine
This Editor’s Pack is the perfect evening skincare routine It includes Buffet Multi-Technology Peptide Serum, Granactive Retinoid 2% Emulsion and 100% Plant-Derived Squalane. This pack will help reduce visible signs of ageing and delivers an overall improvement in pigmentation, texture and skin clarity.
The Ordinary Morning Glow Super Boost Of Vitamins
This Pack is great for your morning skincare routine. It contains Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 and Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% to deliver prolonged hydration and improvement in oil control, hyper pigmentation, reduction of fine lines, infrared light protection, preventing moisture loss, and boosting skins natural luminosity. Using this daily will make your skin glow from within.