The beauty world is completely obsessed with this €5 serum



Can a €5 serum really work?

Yes, it seems. We have heard rumblings of this "wonder" serum from Toronto-based beauty brand The Ordinary. But ordinary it ain't.

As a company, The Ordinary commits itself to honesty. It has a what you see is what you get policy and the packaging reflects that; it's clean, simple and would look good on a bathroom shelf. It doesn't contain any unnecessary ingredients and it doesn't test on animals. In short, it's a no-nonsense beauty lover's dream.

The Ordinary serum isn't just one serum, however. There are ten in the range all catering for various skin issues. They aren't all €5 either. The anti-ageing Buffet costs about €15, but that's because it's packed with 11 amino acids and five peptide complexes. That's The Ordinary's thing. Each serum contains stripped back ingredients that target a specific. The Telegraph report that the top three bestselling products

on are Niacinamide 10% + Zinc PCA 1%, Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 and Advanced Retinoid 2%. No fancy names, just the facts.


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