So, you've always wanted to try skincare from The Ordinary? I feel you.
From the outside, buying one of their many laboratory-looking products seems like a pretty sweet deal.
Affordable? Tick. Scientific? Sure is. And they must work, given all the percentages and long, smart-sounding words in the product names. Oh, and you can pick them up from the chemist while you're doing your grocery shop.
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The Ordinary is often mentioned by beauty editors and experts when talking about whether you really can get decent skincare on a budget because each product contains a single, powerful active ingredient that'll do lovely things to your face.
The downside? The Ordinary products are really bloody confusing.
That's because to keep the cost of the products low, the brand's packaging is ridiculously simple. You won't find any explanation of what each product actually does or what skin type it's for on the packaging. All you get is the name (which looks like you need a PhD to understand), and how to use it.
This makes figuring out which products to try from The Ordinary intimidating. And even though you can buy most of the products for less than $25, it quickly adds up after trial and error.
It's for this reason I've put together a quick list of four brilliant products from The Ordinary almost anyone can use. Plus, I'll explain what each one does and how it may help improve your skin.