The Ordinary Alpha Lipoic Acid Serum

Deciem

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4.4

64 reviews

81%
would repurchase
4.5/5
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$7.20 on Skinstore
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Reviews


5.0
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7 months ago

I use this differently than prescribed. It is both water and oil soluble. I use minuscule drops in my twice daily vitamin c serum that I mix also with the ordinary reveratrol + ferulic. It enhances...

About reviewer (389 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Cool

HairBlond, Straight, Fine

EyesHazel



3.0
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8 months ago

Didn’t see results. I used this on a weekly basis for a couple of months, and while it didn’t cause any adverse reactions, my skin didn’t improve in any way either. The product feels like a light...

About reviewer (16 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Fair, Cool

HairBlond, Straight, Fine

EyesGray


5.0
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a year ago

This really is good. It makes you look as if you eat tonnes of green vegetables and drink 2 litres of water every day. It is strong stuff. It does have an oily consistency, 3 drops covered my whole...

About reviewer (20 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinDry, Fair, Warm

HairRed, Wavy, Fine

EyesBlue


5.0
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a year ago

Recently, I've been exploring different options in the arena of acids. Glycolic and lactic. Which I got from both Roc products as well as Mad Hippie. After buying Mad Hippie's Hydrating Nutrient...

About reviewer (85 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinOily, Olive, Neutral

HairBrunette, Straight, Medium

EyesBlue


3.0
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a year ago

I am a bit on the fence with his product. I seem to love most the water-based formulas of this brand. The oil based - like this one, act strange. Of course, it is VERY strong and I never use it...

About reviewer (1023 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination, Fair, Warm

HairBlond, Other, Fine

EyesGreen


1.0
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2 years ago

High hopes for this but it gave me HIVES and itchy bumps all over my face, even after diluting with another product. I believe I have an issue with most Ordinary products due to their use of...

About reviewer (11 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinSensitive, Fair, Cool

HairBlond, Other, Fine

EyesGreen


3.0
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2 years ago

overall: 7/10 I've been using this product for about 3 months, twice a week. I apply 3 drops after my toner and before moisturiser. I bought this as my skin can sometimes appear dull. I have...

About reviewer (156 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinDry, Fair, Cool

HairBlond, Straight, Fine

EyesHazel


4.0
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2 years ago

The Alpha Lipoic Acid 5% is probably one of The Ordinary’s most immediately gratifying products in terms of visible results, behind only the AHA 30% + BHA 2%. ALA (thioctic acid) doesn’t pack...

About reviewer (21 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinNormal, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairBrunette, Straight, Fine

EyesBrown


5.0
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2 years ago

I hated this serum with a passion at first fro the first two months because of the burning rubber smell and no matter how much I apply, I didn’t seem to get any visible results. One day I realized...

About reviewer (16 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairBlack, Other, Other

EyesBrown


5.0
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2 years ago

Over the last couple of months, I've bought some The Ordinary products to try. If I had to choose my favourite product (so far), it would be the Alpha Lipoic Acid. The second best is the...

About reviewer (58 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Medium, Warm

HairBlack, Wavy, Medium

EyesBlack



5.0
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7 months ago

I use this differently than prescribed. It is both water and oil soluble. I use minuscule drops in my twice daily vitamin c serum that I mix also with the ordinary reveratrol + ferulic. It enhances...

About reviewer (389 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Cool

HairBlond, Straight, Fine

EyesHazel



3.0
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8 months ago

Didn’t see results. I used this on a weekly basis for a couple of months, and while it didn’t cause any adverse reactions, my skin didn’t improve in any way either. The product feels like a light...

About reviewer (16 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Fair, Cool

HairBlond, Straight, Fine

EyesGray


5.0
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a year ago

This really is good. It makes you look as if you eat tonnes of green vegetables and drink 2 litres of water every day. It is strong stuff. It does have an oily consistency, 3 drops covered my whole...

About reviewer (20 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinDry, Fair, Warm

HairRed, Wavy, Fine

EyesBlue


5.0
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a year ago

Recently, I've been exploring different options in the arena of acids. Glycolic and lactic. Which I got from both Roc products as well as Mad Hippie. After buying Mad Hippie's Hydrating Nutrient...

About reviewer (85 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinOily, Olive, Neutral

HairBrunette, Straight, Medium

EyesBlue


3.0
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a year ago

I am a bit on the fence with his product. I seem to love most the water-based formulas of this brand. The oil based - like this one, act strange. Of course, it is VERY strong and I never use it...

About reviewer (1023 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination, Fair, Warm

HairBlond, Other, Fine

EyesGreen





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