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Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA

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₱800.00
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CLAIM TO FAME: A concentrated serum with purified alpha arbutin and hyaluronic acid to brighten and even out skin tone

FAST FACTS: Reduces the looks of spots and hyper-pigmentation; delivers a high 2% concentration of alpha arbutin; supported with a next-generation form of hyaluronic acid for enhanced delivery; features a pH level of 4.85-4.90; vegan formula is cruelty-free and doesn’t contain alcohol, silicone, nut, and gluten

PERFECT FOR: Hyper-pigmented, blemished, acne-prone skin

REVIEWS:
October 14, 2017
”So I have been using this for about a month now… and I use it in conjunction with the Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%… and I was skeptical… but my hyperpigmentation (that was caused by acne) has decreased, my skin feels so much smoother, softer, and it almost feels like more youthful. The only downside is that it has the ability to leave a sticky feeling, but that doesn’t deter me from using it. I have really enjoyed this product and will reproduce.”
–JS (from theordinary.com)

October 11, 2017
”I love this formula. I have acne oily skin and its really work! Sometimes I wear this with Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% or Advance retinoid 2% and its really good!”\ —–AG (from theordinary.com)

SPECIFICATIONS:
WHAT YOU GET: (1) Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA
NET WEIGHT: 30ml
INGREDIENTS: Aqua (Water), Alpha-Arbutin, Polyacrylate Crosspolymer-6, Hydrolyzed Sodium Hyaluronate, Propanediol, PPG-26-Buteth-26, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Lactic Acid, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, Ethoxydiglycol, Phenoxyethanol, Chlorphenesin

Formulations are updated from time to time as part of our commitment to innovation. As such, the ingredient list shown here may vary from the box of the product depending on time and region of purchase.

Apply a few drops to face in the AM and PM as part of your skincare regimen. Use sun protection in the AM.

Note: Alpha Arbutin is extremely sensitive to degradation in the presence of water if the pH of the formulation is not ideal. The pH of this formula is approximately 4.9, which is shown to be the most suitable pH to minimize degradation of Alpha Arbutin.

The Ordinary

“Clinical formulations with integrity”—that’s what The Ordinary is about. Created to celebrate truth, veracity, and reliability, the beauty company is focused on advanced functional beauty while honestly communicating its products to its consumers. The end goal? Bringing to market effective, well-known technologies at reasonable prices. As part of DECIEM’s brands, The Ordinary is also free of Parabens, Sulphates, Mineral Oil, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone, Animal Oils, Benzalkonium Chloride, Coal Tar Dyes, Formaldehyde, Mercury, and Oxybenzone and does not test on animals. All you need is to try out one of their bestselling products, extremely affordable and effective skincare products and you’ll realize what makes The Ordinary, extraordinary.


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Aida
Top Reviewer
  • Skin Type Normal
  • Skin Tone Medium
  • Facial Features Morena
  • Age 54

Perfect serum!

This serum is AMAZING!! The packaging is perfect and the dropper works very well. This serum goes on very smooth and absorbs quickly. It doesn't leave your skin feeling greasy, oily or tacky. I've been using this for a little over a week and I can already see huge improvements to my skin. My complexion has evened out significantly and almost all of the redness on my face is gone. My face is super hydrated from this serum and my skin feels much more plump.

15 days ago
Marian
Certified Buyer
  • Skin Type Combination
  • Skin Tone Medium
  • Facial Features Chinita

Tampered dropper

I received a tampered dropper. You didn’t bother to check the item first before sending it? I hope the quality isn’t compromised or oxidized due to air exposure. Please do check it next time as we are paying so much for this and trusted your site. Thank you. Hoping my next items will arrive in very good conditions.

about 1 month ago
Sheantal
Top Reviewer
Certified Buyer
  • Skin Type Oily
  • Skin Tone Fair
  • Facial Features Mestiza

Not convinced

This is the first product i tried from The Ordinary line and at first I was giddy excited because I guess I expected a lot from it. Packaging is pretty and minimalistic and product is easy to blend onto skin. But I gave it only three stars because first, it runs out pretty quickly. I only use two drops on my face at night and it barely lasted me a month. Second, didnt really see much of a difference after a month of usage.

about 1 month ago
Precious
Certified Buyer
  • Skin Type Combination
  • Skin Tone Medium
  • Facial Features Morena
  • Age 21

Not much

This product is a not much for me, like i dont see any difference when i use it alone but it’s on my list so I still use it together with azelaic and niacinamide. I also put this to my husbands face he loves it tho, so yeah we have different opinion about this

about 2 months ago
Pat
Certified Buyer
  • Skin Type Combination
  • Facial Features Morena

Slowly but surely

I have been using this product for two months now and it actually works! You just have to be patient for the results. It is a bit pricey but you won’t regret buying a product that works, right? 😉 Also, it works well with the Niacinamide product of The Ordinary too.

about 2 months ago
Zyrah
Certified Buyer
  • Skin Type Combination
  • Skin Tone Fair
  • Age 24

Minimized pores!

Used the bottle half way, i only apply this every night after cosrx toner. I bought this expecting to correct the dullness but i see no difference with regards to glowing/brightner skintone BUT my pores especially on the Tzone area i visibly minimized! Tho still expecting for that glow 😂

2 months ago

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