Rated 4.49 out of 5 stars
Very impressed so far with this product. I use this in the morning before applying the buffet serum and the moisturizer HA and at night I use the retinol 0.5% in squalene with the Azelaic acid suspension 10% cream and the moisturizer. I am into week two and my complexion is back to pink (from a seriously scary dull grey due to grief side effects in the past six months). Pores on my cheeks have dramatically decreased. Dynamic wrinkles have halved. CRAZY improvement on elasticity of overall skin (skin around corner of mouth/cheeks, eyes was so reelaxed that I had multiple "wrinkles" all over, now is 1/3 as bad as was a little over 2 weeks ago). I will continue using these products and I plan to add the glycolic toner a little down the line for a once a week gentle peel. Very impressed so far for the results obtained with the low price point. I actually cannot believe how something so cheap actually works. None of the products I use gave me skin reactions, only the occasional purge (couple small pimples, a little pealing the first few days, some redness here and there when using acids). I am 45 but this is my first attempt using this type products. I was blessed with good skin and I was able get by with a good moisturizer and a serum (anti aging). But with the loss of my mom six months ago I aged 10 years at once, due to grief. Lack of sleep. I did a TON research about how to go about to try and fix my face. And I landed into The Ordinary.
-------> -even though I am 45 i still get the ONE big Ouchy pimple almost every month pre cycle. I have no words. A big cist pimple popped overnight on my chin yesterday morning. THIS MORNING IS GONE! COMPLETLY. GONE.
Bought by mistake, thought it was AHA. Have used quarter of bottle and found irritation on my neck. Same as the retinol. Just in the horizontal lines of the neck. Used on the face is ok. Not confident to use around the eyes.
Cat from VA
I read Matrixyl was good for firming up the neck area, and this works wonderfully! I already have a nice neck but am beginning to see some sagging. This stuff truly firms and I use it only on my neck and chest area. I put a sunscreen over it (an SPF 50) after i let in sink in about 15-20 minutes. I use rx Retinal only at night and this during the day- no problems!!
Susan from Naples, Fl
Excellent especially when used with Argireline Solution 10%, as reviewed on the Internet, the combination blocks formation of wrinkles around the eyes. Three drops of Matrixyl to three drops of Argireline. My dermatologist introduced me to The Ordinary and have been using many of their products for years.
Maria from San Leandro
Ive never used anti wrinkle products before because i didnt need it before. Im 18 and i realized that my forehead began to get wrinkles and im too young for all that so the orindary was the first thing i wanted to expierement with since ive heard very good things about it. In about a month, the wrinkles on my forhead had disappeared completely! when i smile it got rid of lines and it just works so well overall. This is my first anti againg serum and i dont need anything else!
jetstream from south, florida
Past my mid 30s, and this eliminated the dynamic wrinkles on my forehead. I apply this in the morning after cleansing/showering. Then spf on top, no piling. Highly recommend!
goonz2 from undisclosed
I used it as per the instruction but I did not see any difference. The squalane ones worked though so I am going back to that.
Liza from undisclosed
If I could only pick one serum to use for the rest of my life this would be it. Really helped diminish the dynamic lines on my forehead.
Dee from Cocoa, Florida
I added this into my ordinary routine. I am 37 and use a number of The Ordinary products. I believe this is clogging my pores, especially on my forehead and around my mouth. I have painful breakouts that I haven't had in years. I will be returning this and picking up another bottle of one the other amazing Ordinary products!!
CO from undisclosed
okay, so this unique little co has been purchased by Estee Lauder. ESTEE LAUDER is the parent co. Corporations value profits usually above everything else. Numerous products I have used have been altered and I don't use them any more because really, I'd rather pay more money for a product that works well rather than something that is subpar.
I'm 57 and this plumps up my wrinkles like no other serum and I'm super skeptical with beauty products. PLEASE DO NOT CHANGE THIS.
Quen from undisclosed
I bought Niacinamide 10% + zinc 1%, Matrixyl 10% + HA and Retinol 1% in squalane to use together after reading previous reviews and I've only been using for about a week and I am truly amazed and so happy with the results so far! Turning 38 in a couple of week and after having quite a troubling and stressful year my skin has been starting to show the signs of the stress I've been under and dropping on this company totally by chance has been the best thing. I've been really conscience of my glabellar line and tired eyes and general dullness to my skin and I've already seen a difference in the severity of my fine lines and my skin feels firmer and healthy and completely blemish free!! Very happy customer and the fact they are amazingly priced is just the cherry on the top! Will defo be reordering but won't need to for awhile yet as alittle goes a long way! The Original, you are my new fave brand...thank you 😊
Adens930 from undisclosed
I didnt notice much change with fine lines but has worked wonders for congestion.
Elation from undisclosed
I love the ingredients and have been using this product for the past few years and saw improvements fairly quickly. I live in a very Phoenix, and it is really dry here. Not only is the climate dry, the air conditioning also dries out the indoor air. HA doesn't work in a dry climate and can actually pull the moisture from your skin. so a few hours into the day, my skins feels parched. HA is all the rage now, but it isn't appropriate for everyone. I still use this product but have to go through several steps to try to minimize the HA effect. I would urge the ordinary to consider making a formula without the HA for those of us in dry climates.
kat1986 from undisclosed
I was really looking forward to trying this product considering positive reviews and I know every skin is different but on mine it just didn't work and on top of it, it clogs my pores - I have never had that many clogged pores, never on forehead! It must be some ingredient or ingredients that are causing it.
Saz from undisclosed
Easy to use website helps to build a regime. Hyaluronic acid serum makes my skin feel great and look tighter. Great price too which is just a bonus.
Kristy from Ft Worth, TX
Noticed forehead and eye wrinkles had smoothed after just days! Couldn't believe it since it was so Inexpensive. Definitely worth a try.
CherylM from Virginia
I saw zero results even after daily use. It pills regardless of application method, order, or how long I waited before applying other skincare. Finally tossed it in the trash. Will not be repurchasing. Would not recommend.
Lisa from Michigan
I just started using this the other day and I can already see a difference. I'm so happy with it.
Siggy from undisclosed
I've been using this for 2 weeks and the results have been great. My skin looks healthy and plump. I also appreciate how little you have to use to get results. One and half drops is all I use, any more than that and my skin gets really sticky
Sonny from undisclosed
Sooooooooooo sticky and extremely tacky. The opposite to what hydration feels like! I I'll have to stop immediately
The Ordinary delivers high quality products at a great price. This one did not live up to its description or my expectations. Used daily as directed. Saw no improvement in fine lines. Would not recommend or repurchase.
Jen from Ohio
I'm 51 and have been using Matrixyl and Hyaluronic Acid morning and night for 5 months. My skin is firmer, I have fewer fine lines, and my forehead wrinkles are less noticeable. I met up with some friends from high school recently and they noticed the results right away.
HBoylen from undisclosed
I love this product but I also have the Buffet serum and noticed it already has some of the same ingredients that I purchased separately. Should I bother using the other ones separately with the Buffet serum or am I wasting my time? Can I use it with theMandelic acid.?
Michele from Roanoke, Va
I use this a couple times a week now before applying Night Cream. I use the glycolic toner one night, this the next & squalane the 3rd after micro-exfoliating with the DermaE's best seller to hydrate. This every 3 day cycle has people literally stopping me on the street to tell me how beautiful my skin is. I'm almost 50 & SM going through menopause so I always feel like I can't get enough moisture but since starting this & using Strivectin's Anti-Wrinkle/Scar cream everyday, it's wonderful.
Kasey from Knoxville
it doesn't break me out in any way. feels smooth and i did notice a difference. I use it with the rose oil at night and under my moisturizer in the a.m. my skin looks smooth, and the pigmentation is more even before i put on any make up. love it! will try other products from them
I'm a huge fan of The Ordinary's products. I purchased this product to address fine lines around my eyes, mouth, and on my neck. The serum is hydrating. Dropper works as expected. However, I've used as directed but have seen no results. Will not be repurchasing.
T.O. Girl from undisclosed
From what I read, this tech encourages production of collagen which promotes elasticity. There is definitely a noticeable difference, even though my skin wasn't in drastic need of help (been in using niacinamide and HA for the last few years regularly). I am curious as the effects of using it after applying the Hylamide Sub Q Mist which contains GLUCURONIC ACID....as I have noticed some breakouts around my face. Not sure if it's just purge or irritation.