The Ordinary Lactic Acid 5% + HA 2%

Created with Sketch.

3.4

30 reviews

63%
would repurchase
3.6/5
package quality

price range
Shop Now

Reviews

Reviews


2.0
Created with Sketch.

2 months ago

Well, the reviews are all over the map on this one. I used for a few months and did not see anything noticeable. I was concentrating on a few specific areas and I did not see any improvements. I am...

About reviewer (124 reviews)

Age56 & Over

SkinAcne-prone, Olive, Neutral

HairOther, Wavy, Fine

EyesBrown



1.0
Created with Sketch.

4 months ago

I have clear skin and some fine lines on the forehead had just started to appear. I read that lactic acid is mild and started using the 5% formula twice a week. My skin tolerated it well at the...

About reviewer (6 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Medium Brown, Warm

HairBlack, Wavy, Fine

EyesBrown


5.0
Created with Sketch.

7 months ago

Heard about this on the YouTube channel "Hot & Flashy." My skin is combo mature, just starting to show fine lines and wrinkles. I got this in the 5% and I think next time I will repurchase in 10%...

About reviewer (491 reviews)

Age56 & Over

SkinDry, Fair, Cool

HairBlond, Straight, Fine

EyesBlue


5.0
Created with Sketch.

a year ago

I had moderate acne, dark spots from acne, and oily skin. I decided to try The Ordinary. I started using 4 products: salicylic acid solution, niacinimide + zinc, 5% lactic acid, and ascorbyl...

About reviewer (12 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinOily, Medium

HairBlack

EyesBrown


4.0
Created with Sketch.

a year ago

As I’m new to acids, I didn’t want to jump to high strength acids and this was perfect for beginners like me. It’s really really gentle but effective. However, after 7 months of using this, i feel...

About reviewer (20 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairBlack, Other, Other

EyesBlack


3.0
Created with Sketch.
from

a year ago

It seems from reading these reviews that there's a wide variation in how people react to this product. As someone with sensitive and thin skin, this product gave me immediate results. However, I...

About reviewer (24 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinDry, Fair-Medium

HairBrown

EyesBlue


1.0
Created with Sketch.

a year ago

Probably the most pointless product I've ever used. It was as effective as putting water on my face.

About reviewer (6 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinCombination, Fair, Neutral

HairBlond, Straight, Medium

EyesBlue


1.0
Created with Sketch.
from

2 years ago

[FRUSTRATED HOWL] This did not agree with my sensitive, acne-prone skin.

About reviewer (134 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinAcne-prone, Fair, Neutral

HairBlond, Wavy, Fine

EyesGray


3.0
Created with Sketch.

2 years ago

Edit: I had to subtract 2 lippies because the products from The Ordinary began giving me an allergy over time due to being largely made up of propanediol. I think my skin began reacting to it due...

About reviewer (583 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinSensitive, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBrunette, Straight, Medium

EyesBrown


4.0
Created with Sketch.

2 years ago

Extremely gentle but surprisingly effective. This is a great acid serum for beginners. no irritation but tangible results. It has a medium consistency that rubs in very easily. I use five drops on...

About reviewer (247 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Dark, Cool

HairBrown, Curly, Fine

EyesBrown



2.0
Created with Sketch.

2 months ago

Well, the reviews are all over the map on this one. I used for a few months and did not see anything noticeable. I was concentrating on a few specific areas and I did not see any improvements. I am...

About reviewer (124 reviews)

Age56 & Over

SkinAcne-prone, Olive, Neutral

HairOther, Wavy, Fine

EyesBrown



1.0
Created with Sketch.

4 months ago

I have clear skin and some fine lines on the forehead had just started to appear. I read that lactic acid is mild and started using the 5% formula twice a week. My skin tolerated it well at the...

About reviewer (6 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Medium Brown, Warm

HairBlack, Wavy, Fine

EyesBrown


5.0
Created with Sketch.

7 months ago

Heard about this on the YouTube channel "Hot & Flashy." My skin is combo mature, just starting to show fine lines and wrinkles. I got this in the 5% and I think next time I will repurchase in 10%...

About reviewer (491 reviews)

Age56 & Over

SkinDry, Fair, Cool

HairBlond, Straight, Fine

EyesBlue


5.0
Created with Sketch.

a year ago

I had moderate acne, dark spots from acne, and oily skin. I decided to try The Ordinary. I started using 4 products: salicylic acid solution, niacinimide + zinc, 5% lactic acid, and ascorbyl...

About reviewer (12 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinOily, Medium

HairBlack

EyesBrown


4.0
Created with Sketch.

a year ago

As I’m new to acids, I didn’t want to jump to high strength acids and this was perfect for beginners like me. It’s really really gentle but effective. However, after 7 months of using this, i feel...

About reviewer (20 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairBlack, Other, Other

EyesBlack




The Best of MakeupAlley

Follow us