Why The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid Serum is a Favorite For Thirsty Skin

The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid Serum

There’s so much hype around The Ordinary hyaluronic acid. You’re probably well-acquainted with the brand. But you have reservations about this specific product. Should you or shouldn’t you give this cult-favorite a try? I’m a long-time beauty writer who’s a personal fan of The Ordinary hyaluronic acid. As such, I’m in the perfect position to … Read more

The Ordinary Niacinamide | Worth the Hype?

The Oridnary Niacinamide

You’ve seen it in Sephora, at Target, and Diecem.com. You’ve scrutinized the before/after comparisons on Reddit. You’ve even pored over every 4- and 5-star customer review. Now, you’re thinking if you should take the plunge and get your first bottle of The Ordinary Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%. So, should you? (Drum roll, please.) As … Read more

Glycolic Acid vs Lactic Acid

Glycolic acid vs lactic acid

As a long time beauty writer, I’ve covered almost every skincare ingredient under the sun, from the most-talked-about ones (like niacinamide) to beauty hypes in recent years — hey, bakuchiol, I’m looking at you. 😉 Safe to say, I’ve been around the block with chemical exfoliants, like glycolic acid and lactic acid. This makes me … Read more