THE ORDINARY. Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5
Hydrate, smooth, and plump your skin with this moisture-replenishing hyaluronic acid serum.
What It Is
Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 is a water-based serum with hyaluronic acid and vitamin B5.
What It Does
This treatment hydrates the skin and creates a smooth, supple, and plumped-up appearance. It works by replenishing moisture in multiple layers of the skin.
- Hyaluronic acid: a molecule that can attract up to 1000x its weight in water. This formula combines hyaluronic acid of various molecular weights with an advanced hyaluronic acid crosspolymer to hydrate multiple levels of the skin
- Vitamin B5: also known as panthenol, this vitamin enhances surface hydration for a smooth, supple feel
How to Use
Apply a few drops to your face in the morning and at night before oils, moisturizers, and creams.
- Size: 30 ml
- pH: 6.5-7.5
Frequently Asked Questions
What is hyaluronic acid?
Hyaluronic acid is a moisturizing ingredient that occurs naturally in the skin. It attracts moisture to the skin and defends against dehydration over time. It replenishes the top layers of the skin, causing it to look smoother and plumper.
What is B5?
Vitamin B5 is a water-soluble vitamin that hydrates and nourishes the skin.
How is Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 different than other hyaluronic acid serums?
This product contains three types of hyaluronic acid with different molecular weights, allowing it to penetrate mutiple layers of the skin for deep hydration.
Will Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 work with my skin type?
This product works with all skin types. It is non-comedogenic and won’t cause irritation.
Does Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 treat acne?
This product doesn’t treat acne directly, although it’s a great lightweight hydrator for acne-prone skin. We recommend Salicylic Acid 2% Solution, Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%, or Azelaic Acid Suspension 10% for acne.
I’m pregnant or breastfeeding. Is Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 safe for me?
This product is considered safe for use while pregnant or breastfeeding, but it’s best to check with your healthcare provider first.
How often can I use Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5?
You can use it as often as you like. We recommend applying it twice per day, once in the morning and once at night.
Should I layer Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 under a moisturizer?
It’s up to you. If your skin is oily, you may not need another moisturizer. Those with dry skin may prefer to apply a heavier moisturizer over it.
Can I mix or layer Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 with other products?
Yes. It’s especially useful as a base serum that helps the skin absorb other treatments.