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The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid & Ceramides – New Updated Formula

Latest news! The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid & Ceramides – the brand new updated formulation is here.

Note: Reviews and polls are for the original version of Hyaluronic Acid.

The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid & Ceramides Reviews – Have you just heard about The Ordinary brand and considering adding Hyaluronic Acid to your skincare routine? Hyaluronic Acid is a fabulous serum that hydrates, smoothes and plumps. This product is so popular that it now comes in 2 sizes: 30ml & 60ml. 

The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid Reviews

Your Quick 15-Second Summary

  • Updated formulation
  • Now has 5 forms of Hyaluronic Acid
  • Lighter weight and even more hydrating than the original version
  • Now with Ceramides
  • A fabulous clear serum that hydrates, smoothes and plumps
  • 81% of the Deciem Addicts love it (based on the original version)
  • It can be used every day, morning and evening.
  • Conflicts: There are no conflicts.
  • Solution: Water-based solution, so you would apply this directly after cleansing.
  • Size: This product is available in 3 sizes. 30ml, 60ml & 120ml
  • Value for money! Absolutely worth it. Under 9$ for 30ml

The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid & Ceramides Reviews

Everything you need to know about The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid & Ceramides before buying, including unboxing video, conflicts, reviews and faqs.

Unboxing Hyaluronic Acid 2% by The Ordinary

See the unboxing of The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid, colour, and viscosity. The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid Reviews & more.

The new formula says “ceramides” on the box and bottle.

What is The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid & what does it do?

This is a fabulous product to start with, especially if you are a beginner in skincare. You can use this in any routine as it has no conflicts. Hydration support for all skin types.

The Ordinary says: Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 contains 3 forms of Hyaluronic Acid, combining low- medium, high-molecular weights in addition to an HA crosspolymer to offer multi-depth hydration and promote the look of plump skin. A net concentration of 2% HA is an extremely high concentration which may increase the absorption time of this formula.

This formula also incorporates Vitamin B5 to enhance surface hydration and support healthy-looking skin.

How & when do I use The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid?

  • This is a water-based product and would be used directly after cleansing
  • Use this morning and evening if you wish
  • Apply a few drops into the palm of your hands and apply to your face by massaging or patting it onto your skin.
  • Some people apply it to dry skin, and some to damp skin.
  • Make sure it is absorbed before applying the next layer.
  • Always patch-test products before using them.

How do I layer The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid?

These are just some examples of layering Hyaluronic Acid

  • Cleanse – Hyaluronic Acid – Vitamin C – Moisturizer
  • Cleanse – Hyaluronic Acid – Niacinamide – Multi Peptide Eye Serum – NMF
  • Cleanser – Hyaluronic Acid – Antioxidant – Oil – Moisturizer

Are there any products that conflict

There are no conflicts with Hyaluronic Acid, making it a fabulous product to have in your routine.

What is the Size & PAO of The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid?

The original Hyaluronic Acid came in 3 sizes 30ml, 60ml & 120ml. Since the new formula has arrived, it is just in 2 sizes, 30ml and 60ml. Once opened, this should be used within 12 months.

What is the colour, texture and smell of The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid?

The new formula of Hyaluronic Acid isn´t as clear as the original formula. It is more lightweight than the original formula, non-sticky and much smoother and hydrating.

Why is my Hyaluronic Acid Pilling/Balling/Flaking

If you use The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid and feel like you have ´bits´ when you apply the next product, this is called ´pilling´. You can read more about it here, but try using less product. Try applying to dry or damp skin and see if you find one better than the other, and also make sure each product is fully absorbed before applying the next.

The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid Photos

The New Formula of The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid + 2% B5. It should say “A hydration support formula with Hyaluronic Acid, Pro-Vitamin B5 and Ceramides on the front of the box and bottle”. If it doesn´t, then you may have the original version.

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The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid Polls

Polls featured on Instagram Stories and voted for by all the followers of @deciemchatroom community. These polls feature photos of the original formula.

The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid Reviews
The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid Reviews

The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid Reviews

Reviews are by the moderators and members of the Deciem Chat Room Community on Facebook and Instagram.

The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid is the ultimate product!. You have no idea how much you have saved my skin. I was suffering from acne and trying every new product that would come out, and I could rave all day about this.

The Hyaluronic Acid feels tacky and pills.

I use Hyaluronic Acid every morning and evening after applying Buffet and before Rose Hip Seed Oil. Then I apply serum foundation, which is amazing. I have combination skin & in my 50’s I like a dewy, healthy glowing complexion.

Love, love, love!!! I use this morning and night after cleansing, but before I apply vitamin C or retinol. I also use it on my neck and the back of my hands. I’m in my 50s and have normal skin.

Best Hyaluronic Acid serum I have ever used, and believe me, I used many!

Love it! It’s really only two drops needed, and hydrates the skin so much! A must-have in my routine!

Love it! I’m oily and acne-prone but still need hydration, so this is always in my drawer!”

The best Hyaluronic acid I’ve tried

Love it! Great mixing it with the L-Ascorbic Powder too.

I love this so so much. Used under my moisturizer, it kept me glowing through my pregnancy and saves my skin when I´ve had a rough night. Soaks in straight away. Wouldn’t be without it now!

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FAQs about the new formula of Hyaluronic Acid

1.How do we differentiate between the old and the new packaging of Hyaluronic Acid? The new box and bottle says Ceramides on it. See the photos above.

2. What are your best skincare for dry skin? Hyaluronic Acid & Natural Moisturizing Factors + Phytoceramides.

3. Where do these ceramides come from? Is HA still vegan? Yes, it is still vegan and plant-derived.

4. Should the new Hyaluronic Acid formula be yellow or does that mean the bottle has oxidized? Yes, it can be! The color can sometimes vary as a result of the ingredients in the formula.

5. Can I use the new Hyaluronic Acid alongside other The Ordinary products with HA already in it? This formula can be used alongside any product from our range. 

All your Hyaluronic Acid FAQS answered

Some of these questions have been featured on social media and have been answered by The Ordinary.

1.When should I use The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid in my routine? You can apply a few drops to your skin directly after cleansing. If you are using NIOD CAIS, apply this after. This would also go after an acid if used.

2. Can I use The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid every day? Yes, you can.

3. What should I not mix with The Hyaluronic Acid? You can use The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid with everything. There are no conflicts.

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4. Does Hyaluronic Acid help with breakout-prone skin and sensitive skin? The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 does not target blemishes. It is suitable for all skin types, but we always recommend a test patch before full application.

5. How can this be used with the Glycolic Acid Solution, and should it be applied before or after the serum? Hyaluronic Acid can be applied after Glycolic Acid.

6. Can I use Hyaluronic Acid under the eyes? This product has not been tested for use around the eyes. Instead, you may wish to explore our eye serums; The Ordinary Caffeine Solution, 5% + EGCG, Multi-Peptide Eye Serum, and NIOD Fractionated Eye Contour Concentrate (FECC).

More Faqs

7. Can I mix the Niacinamide or Hyaluronic Acid with a moisturizer, or is bare skin recommended? Yes, you can mix, although moisturizer is optional.

8. What does The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid do? Hyaluronic Acid smooths and plumps the skin.

9. Can I use Hyaluronic Acid with niacinamide+ zinc and Buffet+Peptides? You may indeed!

10. Can we use Hyaluronic Acid with a moisturizer, and can it be used in the daytime? You may indeed!

11. Which product do I apply first? Ascorbic Acid + Arbutin or Hyaluronic Acid? Retinoid 5% in Squalane or Hyaluronic Acid? Lactic Acid 10% or Hyaluronic Acid? Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 can be applied as the first step before AA 8% + AA 2%. HA + B5 can also be applied first before Retinoid 5% or Lactic Acid 10%.

12. I just purchased Hyaluronic Acid, Salicylic Acid, Niacinamide, and Vitamin C. How do I incorporate them all into a regimen? We suggest applying HA and Niacinamide in the AM and alternating between Salicylic Acid and Vitamin C in the PM. Please note that Niacinamide and pure Vitamin C should not be used in the same routine. 

13. What is the difference between Hyaluronic Acid and Marine Hyaluronics? Compared to Hyaluronic Acid, Marine Hyaluronics is a lightweight and low-viscosity formula.

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14. Should it be used on dry skin or damp skin? You may apply it to either dry or damp skin; this would be your preference 

15. Does The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid penetrate to the deepest layer of the skin -the dermis? The molecular weight of Hyaluronic Acid (HA) determines its depth of delivery within the skin, with low molecular weight HA being able to reach deepest into the skin and aims to improve skin hydration, elasticity and reduce signs of ageing. Low, medium, and high molecular weight HA can be combined to target multi-depth hydration

16. What other products by The Ordinary or NIOD are similar to Hyaluronic Acid? The Ordinary Marine Hyaluronic Acids and NIOD MMHC2 Multi Molecular Hyaluronic Acid.

Final Thoughts – Hyaluronic Acid by The Ordinary

81% of the Deciem Addicts love it, 76% have seen an improvement in their skin, and 76% will repurchase it. It currently scores 4.2/5 on the Deciem website. This is 100% worth trying if you have never used a Hyaluronic Acid before. Buy the small one and see how you get on. It´s also a convenient product to have for mixing with/diluting some of the other products.

Tell Us What You Think!

We hope you found this Hyaluronic Acid & Ceramides Review useful. On that note, we invite you to share your personal experiences or queries about the new The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid. Join the conversation and become a part of our community in the Deciem Chat Room.

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