Creating a regimen from scratch can be overwhelming considering the amount of options available in ingredients and treatments for multiple skin concerns including: dullness, signs of aging, dryness, signs of congestion, and/or blemish-prone skin. The Ordinary’s simple 3 -Step regimen template can help demystify what creates an effective overall regimen.
A Guide to The Ordinary’s Most-Loved Products:
Targets: Cleansing, Dryness
This award-winning cleanser is a gentle and hydrating cleanser formulated to target skincare, and makeup removal whilst leaving the skin feeling moisturized. The product begins as a balm-like texture that once rubbed between the palms for a few seconds transforms into an oil-like consistency. This can then be massaged into dry skin and rinsed. This formula is designed to be gentle enough for daily use, without over-drying the skin, making it suitable for all skin types
Glucoside Foaming Cleanser
Glucoside Foaming Cleanser is a gentle, foaming cleanser that effectively helps remove dirt and environmental impurities. This formulation helps maintain the skin’s moisture barrier, while also improving the look of skin clarity, skin texture, skin radiance, and suppleness with continued use. Formulated, and clinically proven, to be suitable for babies, Glucoside Foaming Cleanser respects the barrier of even the most delicate skin.
Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%
Targets: Textural Irregularities, Dryness, Dullness, Visible Shine
The Ordinary’s most popular formulation. Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% is purchased every 3 seconds, around the world. Originally targeted towards blemish-prone skin due to the inclusion of Niacinamide. an ingredient that helps minimise surface shine/oils, The Ordinary Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% has now been proven to address multiple concerns including significantly reinforcing skin barrier function, improving skin smoothness, and increasing skin radiance over time.
Vitamin C Suspension 23% + HA Spheres 2%
Targets: Dullness, Signs of Aging, Antioxidant Support, Uneven Skin Tone
Vitamin C Suspension 23% in HA Spheres uses direct vitamin C and hyaluronic acid spheres to help reduce signs of aging by brightening and balancing uneven skin tone. This water-free formula provides 23% pure L-Ascorbic Acid which is in a water-free formula to optimise the stability of the vitamin C. What’s more, this water-free formula is supported with spheres of hyaluronic acid for added hydration.
Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution
Targets: Textural Irregularities, Dullness, Uneven Skin Tone
Glycolic Acid is an alpha hydroxy acid that exfoliates the skin. It has the smallest molecular weight among all the alpha-hydroxy acids. Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution offers effective exfoliation for improved skin radiance and visible clarity. The formula also improves the appearance of skin texture with continued use.
Natural Moisturizing Factors + HA
Natural Moisturizing Factors + HA is an oil-free, non-greasy and lightweight moisturizer. The formulation for this product is made to mimic the naturally occuring Natural Moisturizing Factors that keep the outer layer of the skin well protected and hydrated and offers these results when applied topically. Due to the simplicity and effective surface hydration, this product provides, it can be used alongside most skincare regimens, morning and night.