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Product summary

"The Ordinary - Lactic Acid 5% + HA 2%" is effective for: Exfoliation and Evens skin tone

This product could be helpful for: Moisturizing and Anti-aging, but its actives are not the most effective or are not well-studied.

Ingredient callouts

  • Exfoliating acids (lactic acid 5.40% - 8.00%). In this concentration, they will have a noticeable exfoliating effect. They can also have an anti-aging effect and stimulate collagen production in a long-run. Lactic Acid can also help to attract water to the upper layer (works as a humectant).
  • Humectants (lactic acid 5.40% - 8.00%, glycerin 4.00% - 6.00%, arginine 1.30% - 2.00% and sodium hyaluronate crosspolymer 1.80% - 2.70%). These ingredients help attract water to the upper layer of the skin and improve the skin hydration.

About the brand

According to Cruelty-Free Kitty "The Ordinary" is cruelty free and so is its parent company.


The product retails from 6.00£ up to 7.47£ in the United Kingdom, for 1550.00KSH in Kenya, from 6.50$ up to 13.85$ in the United States, for 18.10CA$ in Canada, from 20.99A$ up to 31.99A$ in Australia and for 59.00HK$ in Hong Kong.

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