The Ordinary Granactive Retinoid 2% Emulsion

Created with Sketch.

4.2

107 reviews

84%
would repurchase
4.2/5
package quality

price range

Reviews

Reviews


5.0
Created with Sketch.

2 months ago

Great for my skin! It's very gentle and my skin feels 10x better after using it. I did not think I would feel such a difference after using it just a few times. So glad I purchased it.

About reviewer (59 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinNormal, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBrown, Straight, Fine

EyesGreen



3.0
Created with Sketch.

2 months ago

I did not notice anything significant when using this. It didn't cause me to peel and was only slightly irritating on occasion. Specifically, if I used too close to the eye area or not skipping...

About reviewer (1095 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinOily, Medium, Neutral

HairBrunette, Wavy, Fine

EyesBrown


5.0
Created with Sketch.

6 months ago

I have been using this product for about 8 months and I like it. It smoothes and brightens my skin. I even think it has slightly smoothed my laugh lines. Unfortunately it has not really faded my...

About reviewer (39 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinAcne-prone, Olive, Warm

HairBrown, Straight, Medium

EyesHazel


5.0
Created with Sketch.

a year ago

Milky lightweight emulsion. Absorbs quickly. Don't be fooled into thinking that this won't pack a punch, it does! I was a little over-enthusiastic when I first used it and the next morning, my skin...

About reviewer (210 reviews)

Age56 & Over

SkinCombination, Medium Brown, Warm

HairBrown, Wavy, Medium

EyesBrown


4.0
Created with Sketch.

a year ago

I had no idea this would be such a milky consistency but no matter, it is unscented and applies easily, no grit, no stickiness, just a a few drops for the entire face is all that is needed. I feel...

About reviewer (1054 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinDry, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairOther, Wavy, Medium

EyesBlue


1.0
Created with Sketch.

a year ago

Does no wonder

About reviewer (3 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium

HairBlack

EyesBlack


4.0
Created with Sketch.
from

a year ago

I am 49 with dry mature skin. I also have skin that needs firming (jowls) :o( I have been using this for about 2 months now. I have had no adverse effects on my skin, no allergies or peeling etc....

About reviewer (14 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium

HairBrown

EyesHazel


5.0
Created with Sketch.

a year ago

Wow! I saw this at a facebook page about skincare where a girl was totaly over the moon about this product. The rest of the comments were also very positive about this product, so ofcourse I had to...

About reviewer (9 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinCombination, Fair, Neutral

HairBlond, Wavy, Fine

EyesGreen


5.0
Created with Sketch.

a year ago

I sing The Ordinary's praises, because frankly they deserve it. Almost every product I have tried has been a hit. No frills, no fillers, no bullcrap. Packaged appropriate for the preservation of...

About reviewer (247 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinSensitive, Fair, Neutral

HairBlond, Wavy, Medium

EyesBlue


4.0
Created with Sketch.

a year ago

Of course with any skin care you need time to see changes/result. I did not see any immediate change on my skin but i had a pleasant time applying it every night as This emulsion sinks in well...

About reviewer (38 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Medium Brown, Warm

HairBlack, Wavy, Coarse

EyesBrown



5.0
Created with Sketch.

2 months ago

Great for my skin! It's very gentle and my skin feels 10x better after using it. I did not think I would feel such a difference after using it just a few times. So glad I purchased it.

About reviewer (59 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinNormal, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBrown, Straight, Fine

EyesGreen



3.0
Created with Sketch.

2 months ago

I did not notice anything significant when using this. It didn't cause me to peel and was only slightly irritating on occasion. Specifically, if I used too close to the eye area or not skipping...

About reviewer (1095 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinOily, Medium, Neutral

HairBrunette, Wavy, Fine

EyesBrown


5.0
Created with Sketch.

6 months ago

I have been using this product for about 8 months and I like it. It smoothes and brightens my skin. I even think it has slightly smoothed my laugh lines. Unfortunately it has not really faded my...

About reviewer (39 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinAcne-prone, Olive, Warm

HairBrown, Straight, Medium

EyesHazel


5.0
Created with Sketch.

a year ago

Milky lightweight emulsion. Absorbs quickly. Don't be fooled into thinking that this won't pack a punch, it does! I was a little over-enthusiastic when I first used it and the next morning, my skin...

About reviewer (210 reviews)

Age56 & Over

SkinCombination, Medium Brown, Warm

HairBrown, Wavy, Medium

EyesBrown


4.0
Created with Sketch.

a year ago

I had no idea this would be such a milky consistency but no matter, it is unscented and applies easily, no grit, no stickiness, just a a few drops for the entire face is all that is needed. I feel...

About reviewer (1054 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinDry, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairOther, Wavy, Medium

EyesBlue




The Best of MakeupAlley

Follow us