The Ordinary Vitamin C Suspension 23% + HA Spheres 2%

Vitamin C Suspension 23% + HA Spheres 2%


Used in 44 routines
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  • vegan and cruelty-free serum that contains hyaluronic acid and vitamin c.
  • it doesn't contain any harsh alcohols, common allergens, fragrances, oils, parabens, silicones or sulfates.
  • it is fungal acne (malassezia) safe and reef safe.


Apply a small amount to face in the AM or the PM (PM preferred). Avoid contact with the eyes. A tingling sensation can be expected after application. If the sensation is too strong to tolerate, the formula can be mixed on each application with...

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other creams or serums of your preference. If irritation occurs, cease use and consult a physician. Use only as directed on unbroken skin. Patch testing prior to use is advised.

Vitamin C Suspension 23% + HA Spheres 2% Usage

44 routines use it
61% morning uses
7% both uses

Routines that use Vitamin C Suspension 23% + HA Spheres 2%:

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Ingredients Explained (15)

What it does: Antioxidant, Masking, Skin Conditioning

Ascorbic Acid is AKA L-Ascorbic acid and is a common type of Vitamin C. It contains large amounts of antioxidants, helps to soothe skin, and fades dark spots. It helps aid in UV protection but becomes unstable when exposed to UV and air.

Also known as: Vitamin C
What it does: Emollient, Skin Conditioning

Squalane is a stable and popular moisturizer. It can be derived from plants or certain types of fish, and is found in the sebum of human skin. Alternate name: 2,6,10,15,19,23-Hexamethyltetracosane

What it does: Emollient, Skin Conditioning

Propanoic acid, 2,2-dimethyl-, isodecyl ester

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What it does: Emollient, Skin Conditioning

3,5,5-Trimethylhexyl 3,5,5-trimethylhexanoate

What it does: Emollient, Solvent

Coconut Alkanes is the product obtained from the complete reduction and hydrogenation of a mixture of fatty acids derived from Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil

Ethylene/Propylene/Styrene Copolymer is a polymer of ethylene, propylene and styrene monomers that has been terminated by hydrogenation

What it does: Emollient, Perfuming

Hexadecanoic acid, 2-ethylhexyl ester; Octyl palmitate

Also known as: Octyl Palmitate, Hexadecanoic Acid
What it does: Emollient, Emulsion Stabilising

Silane, dichlorodimethyl-, reaction products with silica

What it does: Humectant, Skin Conditioning

Hyaluronic Acid is a humectant, meaning it has the ability to hold water and rehydrate skin. Because of this, it is great for soothing and adding moisture to dry skin. It is naturally occurring in our bodies and is mostly found in eye fluid and joints; it is commonly derived from sodium salt of hyaluronic acid.

Also known as: Hyaluronic Acid, Hyaluronan, Hyaluronic Sodium, Hyaluronic Salt
What it does: Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting

Glucomannan is the polymer of Mannose containing side chains of glucose

What it does: Emollient, Skin Conditioning

Alcohols, coco, mixed esters with octanoic and decanoic acids

Butylene/Ethylene/Styrene Copolymer is a polymer of butylene and ethylene and styrene monomers terminated by hydrogenation

Copolymer of 2-ethylhexyl acrylate and one or more monomers of acrylic acid, methacrylic acid or one of their simple esters, crosslinked with ethylene glycol dimethacrylate

What it does: Skin Conditioning

1,2,3-Propanetriyl tris(12-hydroxyoctadecanoate)

What it does: Antioxidant, Masking

Full name: Butylated Hydroxy Toluene. It is an antioxidant made synthetically and often used for preserving. Alternate name: 2,6-Di-tert-butyl-p-cresol

Vitamin C Suspension 23% + HA Spheres 2% Reviews (1)

Dry Skin
5 months ago

The graininess of this feels unpleasant on my face so I'm moving on to a different product.

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