Quick Guide To The Ordinary Aloe 2% + NAG 2% & Reviews
The Ordinary Aloe 2% + NAG 2% Targets
Supports skin barrier | Smooths Textural Irregularities | Evens Out Skin Tone
Conflicts of The Ordinary Aloe 2% + NAG 2%
Direct Acids | Pure Vitamin C | Resveratrol & Ferulic Acid
Perfect Pairing with Aloe 2% + NAG 2%
Use with Niacinamide or alternate with Salicylic Acid/Anhydrous. Use with all other products excluding the above.
When & How To Use Aloe 2% + NAG 2%
You AM & PM. Apply a couple of drops to your face after cleansing.
Water-Based | 30ml | 12 months
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The Ordinary Aloe 2% + NAG 2% Solution – Unboxing, Reviews & FAQS
See The Ordinary Aloe 2% + NAG 2% solution before you buy it! This is a soothing serum for blemish-prone skin with so many extra benefits!
The Ordinary Aloe 2% + NAG 2% Solution – Everything you need to know
ALOE 2% + NAG 2% Solution – is a soothing serum for blemish-prone skin.
The Ordinary says that testing shows;
- Reduces the appearance of post-acne marks
- Reduces the look of skin redness caused by irritation
- Reduces the appearance of pores
- Improves the appearance of uneven skin tone and the feel of uneven skin texture
- Strengthens and maintains skin barrier function
- Boosts skin hydration
- FAQS all your questions answered about The Ordinary Aloe 2%
The Ordinary Aloe 2% Reviews & Everything You Need To Know!
The Ordinary says: Aloe 2% + NAG 2% Solution is a lightweight, soothing serum formulated for blemish-prone skin. It reduces the appearance of post-acne marks through the inclusion of ingredients that target the look and feel of both uneven skin tone and texture while also helping to reduce the appearance of pores and strengthening the skin barrier.
Aloe barbadensis leaf juice powder is incorporated for hydration. Aloe 2% also contains N-acetyl glucosamine (NAG), which is a biotechnology-derived ingredient and has been shown to target the appearance of uneven skin tone effectively. The Ordinary Aloe 2% is also supported by peptide technology palmitoyl pentapeptide-4, which targets the feel of textural irregularities while offering effective barrier support.
When will The Ordinary Aloe 2% + NAG 2% Solution launch? Pre-Launched 21st March. Fully Available March 28th 2023
The Ordinary Aloe 2% + NAG 2% Solution Targets
- Supports skin barrier
- Smooths textural irregularities
- Evens out skin tone
How to use Aloe 2%? You can use this in the morning and evening.
Conflicts: Direct Acids, Direct Vitamin C, Resveratrol & Ferulic Acid – so use this product in alternate routines. Either one in the morning and one in the evening or on alternate days. Always check The Ordinary Conflicts.
Which products should I use with The Ordinary Aloe 2% + NAG 2? The Ordinary says the perfect pairing to target blemish-prone skin would be to use with Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% or alternate between Aloe 2% + NAG 2% with The Ordinary Salicylic Acid or Salicylic Acid 2% Anhydrous Solution.
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What size is Aloe 2% + NAG 2% Solution? 30ml
Price of Aloe 2% + NAG2% £12.90 | 15.60 | 14.50 USD | 17.10 CAD see latest price in your currency here.
Reviews of Aloe 2% + NAG 2%
This product is still quite new to the brand, but these are the results so far from the polls taken by the #deciemaddicts on Instagram. Don´t forget to join The Ordinary & Deciem Chat Room Facebook Group.
- 50% of the #deciemaddicts said they loved it
- 47% saw a difference with Aloe 2% + NAG2%
- 53% will repurchase it
Ingredients of The Ordinary Aloe 2%
- Aloe Barbadensis – known for its moisturizing properties
- Palmitoyl Pentapeptide 4 – smooths textural irregularities, supports skin barrier, evens out skin tone
- N-Acetyl Glucosamine – visibly targets uneven tone
Some more information about The Ordinary Aloe 2% from the Lab Department at The Ordinary
- How many actives are there in this formulation?
Three – N-acetyl glucosamine or NAG, Palmitoyl Pentapeptide-4 and Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder.
- How many prototypes of Aloe 2% + NAG 2% Solution did you have before finalizing the formula?
350 different prototypes.
- What inspired the development of this product?
The multiple concerns experienced by those with blemish-prone skin.
- How would you define the product in 3 words?
Holistic, innovative and effective!
- What skin type did you have in mind while formulating the product?
Oily, blemish-prone skin.
FAQS for The Ordinary Aloe 2% + NAG 2% Solution
These questions have been asked and answered on The Ordinary´s Social Media
What does Ordinary Aloe 2% do? The Ordinary Aloe 2% balances uneven skin and also tones & supports skin moisturization by helping to support gentle skin exfoliation.
Is The Ordinary Aloe 2% better for redness than Azelaic acid? This can depend on your skin type as everyone’s skin is unique. However, this formulation contains aloe, n-acetylglucosamine (NAG) and a skin-identical peptide, which work together to not only improve the look and feel of uneven skin tone and texture but also to support the skin barrier, and improve the appearance of pores and skin redness.
Does The Ordinary Aloe 2% work on redness from non-acne scars? It improves the appearance of pores and skin redness.
Can The Ordinary Aloe 2% + NAG be used during Pregnancy? We don’t test our products on people who are pregnant/nursing. As such, we cannot provide any confirmation on that aspect. It is best to consult your physician in advance before use just to be on the safe side.
What’s the difference between The Ordinary Niacinamide and Aloe 2%? This product also targets the look of redness and post-acne marks that leave red or brown pigmentation.
MORE FAQS ABOUT
Is The Ordinary Aloe 2% + NAG 2% Solution good for pigmentation post-acne/pimples? Aloe 2% + NAG can help with both red and brown post-acne marks
Could I use The Ordinary Aloe 2% be used over the top of the Azelaic acid? Aloe 2% should not be used in the same regimen as Azelaic Acid Suspension 10%
Does Aloe 2% help with pigmentation? It can help with both red/brown post-acne marks
What is The Ordinary NAG and what does it do? Would it suit acne-sensitive skin? It is generally suitable for blemish-prone skin. NAG balances uneven skin and also tones & supports skin moisturization by helping to support gentle skin exfoliation.
Does Aloe 2% + NAG help to lighten post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH)? It can help with both red/brown post-acne marks.
What is the difference between Aloe 2% and Azelaic Acid? What product should I use for what? Azelaic Acid may offer more benefits for brightening and texture. The Aloe 2% + NAG 2% targets post-acne marks, including both red and brown spots – it also supports skin hydration.
Does Aloe 2% work to soothe Rosacea? None of our products are considered medical treatments for Rosacea, but they can help to target skin redness. You may find this Q&A about Rosacea useful.
How does The Ordinary Aloe 2% interact with retinol? It can be used with Retinol!
Can Aloe 2% be used after Copper Peptide and EUK 134? Yes, it can be used with either serum
Do I use Aloe 2% before or after EUK 134 and Copper Peptides? We recommend applying Aloe 2% + NAG 2% before both.
More FAQs about The Ordinary Aloe 2%
How does Aloe 2% target acne scars? Palmitoyl Pentapeptide-4 and N-Acetyl Glucosamine (NAG) work to target uneven tone. This can include both red/brown marks left by blemishes.
What is the function of Aloe 2% NAG 2%? This product helps to target redness, post-acne marks and the appearance of pores.
What is NAG? N-Acetylglucosamine (NAG) is a naturally occurring amino-monosaccharide that can be produced through the use of biotechnology. In the skin, it can be found as part of the dermal polysaccharide hyaluronic acid (HA), which is composed of repeating D-glucuronic acid and NAG residues. When Aloe 2% + NAG is applied topically, it has been shown to effectively target uneven skin tone whilst supporting skin hydration.
There is a bad preservative phenoxyethanol in the composition! We use phenoxyethanol in this formula because product preservation is extremely important for human health. Phenoxyethanol is an ingredient that naturally occurs in green tea and is used to prevent other ingredients from breaking down in cosmetic formulas. At this level, phenoxyethanol is considered safe for topical use in cosmetics.
Is this product coming to Ulta? Yes! You can shop it at ULTA after May 7th.
Will this be available at Sephora Canada? Yes! You can shop it at Sephora after April 14th.
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