The Ordinary Lactic Acid 5% + HA
An alpha hydroxy acid that exfoliates the skin.
Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL
Which skin type is it good for?
Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles, Dullness, and Uneven Texture
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens. This product is also vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.
What Else You Need to Know: This 5-percent formulation offers very mild exfoliation and is supported with a purified Tasmanian pepperberry known to calm and soothe after exfoliation.
- Apply once per day, ideally in the evening.
- Can be diluted with other treatments to reduce strength until skin develops its tolerance.
Contact of the product with the skin must be of limited frequency or duration.
- Avoid contact with eyes.
Keep out of reach of children.
If irritation occurs, cease use and consult a physician.
Use only as directed on unbroken skin.
Patch testing prior to use is advised. Refer to The Ordinary’s in-depth guide to patch testing.
Sunburn Alert: This product contains an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that may increase your skin's sensitivity to the sun and particularly the possibility of sunburn. Use a sunscreen, wear protective clothing, and limit sun exposure while using this product and for a week afterward.
Aqua (Water), Lactic Acid, Glycerin, Pentylene Glycol, Propanediol, Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer, Tasmannia Lanceolata Fruit/Leaf Extract, Acacia Senegal Gum, Xanthan Gum, Isoceteth-20, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, Sodium Hydroxide, Ethylhexylglycerin, 1,2-Hexanediol, Caprylyl Glycol.