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The Ordinary Ascorbyl Glucoside Solution 12% 30ml

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Vitamin C is an effective antioxidant, brightens the skin tone and reduces signs of ageing. In its pure form, Vitamin C is unstable in water. Ascorbyl Glucoside is a water-soluble derivative of Vitamin C. It is much more stable in water but it is less potent than direct L-Ascorbic Acid.



Being more compatible with water allows for a very pleasant serum texture. The Ordinary Ascorbyl Glucoside Solution 12% is considered a gold standard of Vitamin C derivatives due to its high stability and comfortable use, but it's impossible to achieve extremely high L-Ascorbic Acid potency with this solution.


Aside from the general benefits of pure Vitamin C, The Ordinary Ascorbyl Glucoside Solution 12% offers specific skin brightening benefits, leaving the skin tone more even and unified.

 


To learn more about how to navigate this brand, click here to read our skincare guide on The Ordinary.



We suggest this product be used within 12 months after opening.

 

All of our products are filled/measured by weight/volume so the product is correctly filled to 30 ml. The packaging does not accurately reflect the size of the fill. However, this is intentional as some air must be allowed at the top for the product to actually close.

Age:

  • Teens
  • 20s
  • 30s
  • 40s
  • 50+

Eye Concern:

  • Age Prevention

Skin Concern:

  • First signs of ageing
  • Pigmentation, uneven skin tone
  • Wrinkles and loss of firmness

Skin Type:

  • Dry
  • Normal to dry
  • Normal to oily
  • Oily

Vitamin C is an effective antioxidant, brightens the skin tone and reduces signs of ageing. In its pure form, Vitamin C is unstable in water. Ascorbyl Glucoside is a water-soluble derivative of Vitamin C. It is much more stable in water but it is less potent than direct L-Ascorbic Acid.



Being more compatible with water allows for a very pleasant serum texture. The Ordinary Ascorbyl Glucoside Solution 12% is considered a gold standard of Vitamin C derivatives due to its high stability and comfortable use, but it's impossible to achieve extremely high L-Ascorbic Acid potency with this solution.


Aside from the general benefits of pure Vitamin C, The Ordinary Ascorbyl Glucoside Solution 12% offers specific skin brightening benefits, leaving the skin tone more even and unified.

 


To learn more about how to navigate this brand, click here to read our skincare guide on The Ordinary.



We suggest this product be used within 12 months after opening.

 

All of our products are filled/measured by weight/volume so the product is correctly filled to 30 ml. The packaging does not accurately reflect the size of the fill. However, this is intentional as some air must be allowed at the top for the product to actually close.

Age:

  • Teens
  • 20s
  • 30s
  • 40s
  • 50+

Eye Concern:

  • Age Prevention

Skin Concern:

  • First signs of ageing
  • Pigmentation, uneven skin tone
  • Wrinkles and loss of firmness

Skin Type:

  • Dry
  • Normal to dry
  • Normal to oily
  • Oily

Full Ingredients list of The Ordinary Ascorbyl Glucoside Solution 12%. List is subject to change, please consult the packaging before proceeding to apply. Always patch-test skincare formulas before use.

 

Aqua (Water), Ascorbyl Glucoside, Propanediol, Triethanolamine, Aminomethyl Propanol, Isoceteth-20, Xanthan gum, Dimethyl Isosorbide, Ethoxydiglycol, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, 1,2-Hexanediol, Caprylyl Glycol.

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4.4 of 84 reviews

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Most Helpful Positive

Brightens and Evens Skin
This is one of my new favourites. I use it at night time and wake up with bright even skin that feels insanely smooth. I’m prone to redness and freckles and when I wake up my skin is all one tone. I notice the difference from day to day, my skin is increasingly resilient and I’m wearing less and less foundation.

Most Helpful Criticism

Overall happy
Have'nt seen much change in my skin. Been using for 2 months now. But the overall texture have improved. I use it in the AM before my moisturiser. Gives a glow to the face. Will continue to use to see if it really works.
  1. Brightens and Evens Skin

    This is one of my new favourites. I use it at night time and wake up with bright even skin that feels insanely smooth. I’m prone to redness and freckles and when I wake up my skin is all one tone. I notice the difference from day to day, my skin is increasingly resilient and I’m wearing less and less foundation.
  2. First impressions...

    Tried this after having a bad time with the Ordinary vit c 23% suspension in the tube. It’s an improvement on the silicate feel of the 23%, but not great - has a sticky formulation does not soak in well. Stays sticky on drying.

    I’ve not used long enough to see whether it improves my skin. I really don’t like having to screw too bottle and dropper packaging. Do not enjoy using it. Doubt I’ll repurchase.

    It would be really good if the Ordinary had a guide to combining serums. Mixing this and HA and retinol under a few different moisturisers (separately) has not worked well - pilling mostly. I shall investigate further.
  3. Good vit c prod

    It's a great prod for the price. Sure, you can find more expensive ones that might give you more immediate results. But if you're low on $$ and are willing to put in the time - this one is just as fine. I use it for pigmentation, at night time. And use the Niacinamide during the day.
  4. Best Recommendation

    A dermal therapist recommended I use a vitamin C solution to brighten and even out my skin tone (I have olive toned, combination skin). I chose this product based on Adore Beauty's article on The Ordinary's vitamin C range and I just love the effect it's having on my skin.
  5. Love this

    This product really works! I love the way my skin looks.. fresh and more even skin tone.. and it works quickly..im onto my 3rd bottle.. so affordable too
  6. Gotta Glow

    Glow Glow Glow! This has become a part of my daily routine and I love it, my skin feels hydrated and glowy after use.
  7. Love this! Glowy skin and more even complexion

    I really can not speak any more highly of this product! I love it! Has made my skin so much more glowy and even and I look way less dull. I use this once a day usually in the pm. A few drops is all you need, this serum spreads really easily and absorbs in about 10 seconds. Your skin feels so soft and cared for right away, and after about two weeks I could tell it was really working. My skin was brighter and overall way healthier looking.
  8. Wears well under make up

    I use this in the AM and I found it wears really well with make up. It is one of the nicer Ordinary products, mainly due to consistency. I can't say it has made a huge difference to my skin, and I don't that's a fair expectation of such a product. It is an affordable vit C solution
  9. Brighter and more even skin

    I have fairly normal skin that can get a little oily across my T zone by afternoon. I also get the occasional break out around my jawline/chin area.

    My main concern is that my skin looks dull and uneven, I want to be able to go makeup free and not have people comment that I look tired or sick.. grrr!

    This product is amazing! I apply it every second night, alternating with the Granactive Retinoid 5% in Squalane. My skin has a much more even tone and looks brighter and fresher.
  10. Lovely serum

    I tried this after TO vitC20% with HA spheres made my sensitive skin flare up and sting.
    This product has shown no reaction, is very gentle. I use in in the AM with Niacimide at night, my skin is definitely brighter and more even just after a couple of weeks. Started these products together so not sure which one is making the difference, or maybe it’s both! Because it’s so gentle I may try a slightly stronger VitC next time.
  11. Helps brighten the skin

    I have dry skin with acne scars around my chin from hormonal cystic acne. I find that it has had an impact on the darkness of my scars, and my complexion in general just seems brighter.
  12. Overall happy

    Have'nt seen much change in my skin. Been using for 2 months now. But the overall texture have improved. I use it in the AM before my moisturiser. Gives a glow to the face. Will continue to use to see if it really works.
  13. Brightens my skin tone

    This is a great serum for people who are just beginning to use vitamin C derivative products. I use this nearly every night and haven't experienced any stinging or irritation at all. It has done wonders in brightening my skin tone within the last few months.
  14. But too weak

    The positives: easy to apply, lasts a long time, and so gentle I could even use it with a derma roller, which isn't usually recommended. However, on the negative side, I didn't notice any brightening effects. I think maybe I just need to try the powder instead.
  15. Absolutely love!

    A dermal therapist recommended I use a vitamin C solution to brighten and even out my skin tone (I have olive toned, combination skin). I chose this product based on Adore Beauty's article on The Ordinary's vitamin C range and I absolutely love it! Its also so affordable, just ordered my second bottle! :)
  16. Glowy skin

    I have oily dehydrated skin, that is starting to show some fine lines around my eyes and mouth. I’ve been using this product for a week and have noticed improvement in the “glow” of my skin.. not sure whether this by itself has done the trick or whether it’s the combination of this with other “The Ordinary” serums. Would likely repurchase, however might try a stronger version next time.
  17. I LOVE this product. It's a lifesaver for my oily skin

    I don't know if this serum is actually designed to help with oily skin regulation or if it's just a happy side effect, but it's awesome! The days I don't use it under my makeup I require blotting more regularly and my makeup gets melty around my t-zone much quicker.
    I love this serum for day and night use. It layers beautifully under my morning/makeup products (TO Ascorbyl Glucoside Solution 12%, TO Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5, moisturiser, sunscreen, foundation), and my nighttime products (TO Ascorbyl Glucoside Solution 12%, TO Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5, TO Granactive Retinoid 2% in Squalane [alternate nights with the Vit C] and TO 100% Organic Cold-Pressed Rose Hip Seed Oil).
    I started using The Ordinary products mid-last year, I'm perilously close to 30 with the skin concerns that entails and I've noticed a difference after using them all.
  18. Can't live without this!!

    Such a fan of this Vitamin C from the Ordinary. I have tried many brands but for me this works the best and it such an affordable price. For superior results I also mix with the Vitamin C powder!! Love, Love, Love.
  19. Perfect for all skin routines

    I have been using this product along with The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 and The Ordinary Lactic Acid 5% + HA 2% Plus The Ordinary Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG and have achieve fantastic results. My skin feels more hydrated and my complex is much more even. Perfect for new mums with dry and uneven skin tones
  20. Glowing skin

    I use this AM and PM and have really noticed a difference, it has significantly brightened my skin! It is not true vitamin C, rather a derivative, therefore I can use it with Niacinamide which I need for my oily combo skin. Because it is a derivative, it comes in a desirable consistency, it is a true serum that isn't sticky or greasy. I have received so many compliments on how radiant my skin looks! Will be purchasing a 2nd bottle.
  21. Effective and good value

    I've been using this product along with several other Ordinary products for a while now and I like this Vitamin C solution a lot. I have severe cystic acne which doesn't seem to be made better or worse for having used it, but I've definitely noticed brightening effects in the rest of my face since I commenced about 3 months ago. I'll continue to purchase it as I'm seeing results.
  22. Love love love

    This is my favourite The Ordinary product - it delivers! My skin has improved & my redness has settled as well. Really easy application; first application I noticed a little bit (very minor) of rough skin but after exfoliating it has been fantastic.
  23. Love this!

    I'm on my second bottle of this and it has certainly helped improved my skin. I usually wear it AM and PM. Great to brighten skin and protect from environmental damage. And for the price, it's such a steal!
  24. Favourite TO product!

    This product literally makes my skin glow, it feels so amazing and it really does brighten. I highly recommend it!
  25. Favourite TO product!

    This product literally makes my skin glow, it feels so amazing and it really does brighten. I highly recommend it!
  26. Alternative to Even Blend Serum by Skinstitut

    I bought this product based on the feedback i got from my friends and i did want to try out something other than the even blend serum by Skinstitut ( love love love) . This product does the job but i still seem to prefer the Even blend serum as i feel like the results are much quicker on my skin.
  27. Bad reaction

    Sadly my dry sensitive skin did not react well to this AT ALL. I broke out in a rash :( tried to dilute it down to see if that helped, but it still made my skin red & rashy sadly.
  28. 8/10

    I have very sensitive skin and I tolerate this product really well. Whether I put a buffer serum on first or apply it to naked skin, it doesn't irritate me. I haven't seen a huge increase in the brightness of my skin, but incorporated into my whole skin routine I think it is contributing to the health of my skin. I find it a little sticky at some points, so I would recommend only using a few drops. (Having dry skin makes you use handfuls of product!)
  29. Great value and product!

    Such a great product! I have oily skin that constantly has pimples this serum brightened my complexion and made my skin look less dull. Unlike other serums it’s lightweight and absorbs quickly.
  30. New to this product, feels great, just waiting on results

    I've only been using this for a week, haven't noticed a massive change in the brightness of my skin yet, but I love the ordinary products and even if it hasn't yet made my skin brighter it feels absolutely amazing on my face.
  31. Bright, radiant skin

    I have sensitive, pale freckled skin and was concerned about my dull, uneven complexion. I added this product after a few recommendations made online and I have not been disappointed. Unlike some other products, it doesn't pill at all (I apply other products immediately after), and absorbs very quickly. I chose this Vit C serum over others because it doesn't conflict with other serums I use daily, like TO Niacinamide which other Vit C products can. A little goes a long way and my first bottle lasted almost 3 months. I'm onto my second bottle now. I have found my skin to be much brighter, firmer and clear looking every day I use this. Since starting use of this I've been able to stop wearing makeup because my skin looks so clear!
  32. Pretty good

    Not noticing a massive difference but I like using this product. My skin seems to be nice at the moment but not too sure if it's from this product. I'm going to continue using because I don't hate it and I probably would buy it again.
  33. A gentle vitamin C derivative

    Ascorbyl Glucoside is very gentle to my skin. It is very pleasant to apply as it is a water-based serum. However, this does not have an immediate brightening effect on me. Not sure about the long-term effects of it. Also, if you apply it with a lot of other serums esp. niacinamide from the ordinary, there is some slight pilling. I use this when I want some vitamin C in my routine but my skin is not ready for L-ascorbic acid. Or when I can't fit vitamin C in the oil-phase of my routine.
  34. Good day serum

    I use this every day before I moisturise. I have skin-damaged and scar-riddled skin and I use this to help heal the damage. I find it lightweight and I only need to use a few drops every morning.
  35. Holy Grail

    I love this! I've repurchased it several times, and can't imagine a skincare routine without it. It sinks in quickly and spreads easily. I find my skin is so much brighter and clearer after using this. Absolute holy grail product!
  36. Not for me.

    I have very problematic/sensitive skin and for me this product really broke me out other than that my skin did look brighter and it did feel really nice going on but for me this product really brought out a lot of congestion in my pores.
  37. Gentle and brigthening

    I was a bit worried about starting to use this, as my combination skin is quite sensitive/reactive and I've heard vitamin C can be somewhat active, but I've had no reaction to it whatsoever. I apply this in the mornings usually (but alternate with The Ordinary Niacinamide) as the first step after cleansing and then apply my other more heavier products like moisturiser, sunscreen etc. It's great for in the morning as it helps protect your skin from free radicals too.
  38. High strength

    Evens out skin and brightens. I like the high strength of vitamin c.
  39. No adverse effects

    My skin (oily, no pigmentation issues) has reacted just fine to this Vitamin C serum, however I've found it can ball a little under oily products like my bb cream.
  40. Great Texture

    I switched over to this from the vit c suspension cream from the ordinary – love the texture and how quickly it absorbs, leaving my skin feeling super fresh after. I have oily sensitive skin and it has not caused any irritation whatsoever!
  41. not for complicated skin

    I have being using a different brand for over 12 months and thought i would try this one for a change. I found it really harsh and sticky on my skin and woke up with welts and sore pimples all over my face. I persevered and kept using for a week to see if my skin was just adjusting, but make it worse everyday. Be careful if you have sensitive/complicated skin. Love this brand but not this product
  42. It’s ok

    I wanted to try the serum for a vitamin c fix rather than the powder so I gave this one a go. It’s non irritating however haven’t really noticed any changes to my skin. I also have troubles when applying in the morning as it doesn’t sit under my makeup well so now only use at night. Very cost effective , no major complaints but will probably go back to powder
  43. Part of my daily routine.

    I have used so many vitamin c serums in the past, this is by far my favourite. It is high strength so you know it's doing the best job to combat free radicals in the skin.
    This variant doesn't irritate my skin like L-Ascorbic Acid, and I've definitely seen better results with this than with any other vitamin C.

    Before this product I used the Mesoestetic Energy C Complex, which is a 10% L-Ascorbic Acid, which felt really nice, smelt really nice, but oxidised quickly and upset my skin. This is a 12%, and doesnt irritate. My skin is definitely brighter thanks to this vitamin C.

  44. Perfect skin fixer

    This is the third bottle of Ascorbyl Glucoside Solution I have purchased, I added it into my routine about 8 months ago, using it daily, and have seen great results. I bought this because I was concerned about my skin texture, signs of ageing and reducing my redness. This product has really helped my skin glow and although 8 months probably isn't enough to know if it's stopped me ageing, I feel firmer and look fresher. I use this along with the Niacinamide + Zinc from The Ordinary, and I feel that together they fight all my skin problems. I am confident in my skin for the first time.
    I have very sensitive, allergy prone skin and haven't had a reaction to this product at all, in fact it has a very soothing feeling to it.
    The only downside to this is it can feel a little tacky and you definitely have to wait close to 15 minutes for it to absorb before applying makeup or moisturiser over it.
  45. Good

    Seriously, this has done wonders for my skin. In just 1 week it faded my hyperpigmentation from previous breakouts and evened out my skin amazingly. 3 weeks later I don't even wear foundation out just a little cover up and I'm good to go. It has brightened and evened my skin with no reaction or flakeyness.
  46. See I've definitely seen a difference

    My skin is brighter, clearer1. I do mix this with the recommended product that the ordinary has and my moisturiser I love it
  47. Light and Brightening!

    With dry and sensitive I’ve been slowly introducing The Ordinary Serums into my skincare routine, and this is the fourth; AM & PM. Definitely lighter, more clarified skin.
  48. not for everyone

    Skin: combination.

    I used to have mad hippie Vit C serum which i absolutely loved. However, decided to try something new as this brand on hype at the moment. I pulled off other serums (acids, retinol) to see if there is effect of this particular product within 4 days, used it pm only followed by the night cream.
    I got the opposite effect from brightness and even skintone. A few nearly healed red spots from breakouts got inflamed and my glowing smooth skin became dry and flaky., and i got more blackheads on the nose. i also found cream was absorbing very quickly (as never before) as if i am extremely dehydrated. Even after reach bobby brown cream, i had to apply second layer to look nice and glowy.

    Yes, i used to react with dryness to my retinol serum (Aspect) (for instance)as a part of build up process but despite it, it also cleared up the face, tone and smoothed wrinkles. after which it started hydrating the skin, i even use several pumps now.

    Will come back to Mad Hippie for the summer, and introduce my skin to aspect C formula during the cooler season for the stronger clinical formula. As for ordinary, the whole brand seems to have low grade concentrate/low quality, purple peel also very average and works worse than other acid products (although those i've tried were 3-4 times more expensive).

    as the result, i need to have a restorative measures to bring back smooth structure and moisture to my face.

    No hate here, just an opinion from the experience i had with 2 products from this brand.
  49. Great for acne redness and scarring!

    I have combination to oily skin and often experience breakouts on my forehead. I have been using this after I apply my moisturiser with just 2 drops on each cheek. Over the past few days I have noticed the redness and scarring from acne on my forehead has definitely improved! My overall complexion is alot brighter and even, and will be purchasing another bottle when I run out!
  50. Works great

    I was previously using the Paula's Choice Vit C serum, and have since switched to this due to cost and convenience. The first 1-2 months of using Vit C did most of the lightening, so now the freckle fading process ifs slower. The Ordinary solution does a great job and I use this most nights with good results. Will continue to purchase.
  51. Instant glow

    Dullness has never really been something i worried about, but after seeing the results of this serum, i won't be going back!
  52. nice consistency

    I really like the consistency of this product. It makes it easy to apply and soaks in nicely. However, after trying out other vit c products I feel like this actually doesnt do much for my skin compared to other brands.
  53. Flawless application, perfect results!!

    I have fair olive skin in winter and range from dry to combination skin. Honestly, this is PERFECT for me! My routine consists of alternating between morning and night with the The Ordinary’s Niacinamide + Zinc solution and moisturize each time after. I had intense break-outs and scars (I picked a pimple... or two) and within DAYS the majority of scarring cleared and left skin feeling supple again! Not turning to any other skin-care range, how could I?! Recommend that you pair with the said other product above alternating and make sure you exfoliate twice a week (no more), it’s worked for me!!
  54. Great texture!

    I have dry, sensitive skin and concerned with some hyperpigmentation on my cheeks. The serum absorbs well on my face. I mostly use it in the mornings. My complexion is evened out and the serum layers well with my BHA lotion and sunscreen lotion. However, I don't quite like the slight chemical scent but it goes away rather quickly once absorbed by the skin.

    Overall, I do like the product!
  55. Beautiful Serum

    This serum is just beautiful. It doesn’t irritate my skin what so ever and I have sensitive/acne prone skin. I find it to be hydrating, brightening and smoothing. It is a little tacky, so I find it best to apply a moisturiser over the top or another serum that isn’t tacky.
  56. Fav The Ordinary Vit C product

    I have tried the vitamin c powder and vit c cream from the ordinary as well. This product is by far the most convenient, easy to use product. I normally use 3 dropped in the morning followed with niacinamide in the evening routine. This product helps keep my skin bright and clear.
  57. Gentle vitamin c serum with results

    I have dry and a little bit sensitive skin. This is a beautiful serum and it works well mixed with niacinimide. Using these two together I definitely noticed a brighter skin tone. There was zero irritation for me and it was lovely to use. I’ve since moved up to the Vitamin C 30% but I think the Ascorbyl Glucoside is the ideal first vitamin C to use before moving on to the pure L-Ascorbic acid serums.
  58. Wouldn't use if skin is breaking out

    I had been looking for a vitamin c serum. I purchased this as a review said it was similar to the drunk elephant serum which it is. Unfortunately at the moment my skin is breaking out due to stress and it aggravated my break outs the first time I used it. I'm just waiting for my skin to clear up to use the product again. I would recommend this to anyone seeking a vitamin c serum. The product has a good consistency and is a good price.
  59. this works!

    my skin is brighter and more even
  60. Good reliable vitamin C

    I've found this to be a good vitamin C hit - i've had similar results to Drunk Elephant's vitamin C serum which is much more expensive.
  61. Good

    My understanding of this product is that it, when applied, your skin converts it to Vit C. It is a mild, but effective product. I use 3 drops after Niacinamide am & pm. I find this combo evens skin tone & lightens red marks left by acne. It has not been in stock for months, so am forced to purchase elsewhere. My skin is acne prone/ mature/ oily/ dehydrated. This is the only vit c from The Ordinary, that I can use - the others are too strong or cause breakouts. It would be great if The Ordinary offered just a simple VitC + ferulic serum - I find the range unnecessarily complicated. My second choice would be Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate Solution 20% in Vitamin F, in terms if ease & effectiveness, but I find the jojoba oil breaks me out. I will continue to purchase Ascorbyl Glucoside for the benefits it provides my skin & affordability.
  62. Absorbs quickly with no residue

    Love this bit c. I use it every morning before the reservatrol and ferulic combo, and it supports the good work my apt does. Absorbs quickly, too :)
  63. Absorbs quickly with no residue

    Love this vit c. I use it every morning before the reservatrol and ferulic combo, and it supports the good work my spf does. Absorbs quickly, too :)
  64. 10/10

    Amazing product! Leaves my skin feeling and looking radiant. For me this one is a must have.
  65. Really good

    This was the first Vitamin C serum I'd ever used, and I had no issues or side effects at all when using it over a couple of months. I then though I'd "graduate" to The Ordinary's Vitamin C Suspension 23% + HA Spheres 2%, which gave me a bizarre breakout on my very first use! Consequently, I have come back to the Ascorbyl Glucoside Solution 12% and am very happy with it. No burning, no itching, no blemishes. It is totally gentle and unnoticeable upon application, yet gives a lovely brightening effect to the skin.
  66. Nice and comfortable

    This product is very nice to apply and sits comfortably on the skin, I like to use this as my last step in my skincare routine a few days a week. This looks beautiful and glowing when applied, however it does not sit well under makeup for me as it pills so I wear this on my makeup free days.
  67. LOVE LOVE LOVE!!!

    I've tried most of the Vitamin C derivatives in the Ordinary's range, and this is my FAVOURITE (along with the magnesium ascorbyl phosphate 10%).
    What i love about this is how well it sinks into skin (remember, less is more, you really do just do need a few drops, not a whole pipette full!).
    I use it in the day to boost my antioxidants, and sometimes at night under my Marula oil. Brightening effects definitely showing, and I like the smell, it's kind of nutty.
    No sensitivity on my very sensitive skin, unlike some of the harsher options.
    You must try this!!
  68. Easy to fit in routine not gritty

    I liked TO 23% vit c but found it hard to fix in my routine because of the texture and more greasy feel. I find this one much easier to use even under make up which makes a nice mix with sunscreen for my skin. It soaks in fast, gives a nice glow and i feel it's lightening up pigment, old acne scars and under eyes.
  69. LOVE IT

    Great product! Highly recommended
  70. Glowing skin without being oily

    I really like this product, I have been using it in the mornings and find it gives a really nice glow without being oily or sticky. I haven't had an issue using it underneath makeup, but as with most of their products I only use a little bit at a time (2-3 drops) .
  71. Good & well priced

    I'm a fan of the ordinary products and this is part of my ordinary skincare routine. Like all their products, it's very well priced yet still packs a punch
    It smooths and brightens my skin and I really believe that this product assists with fine lines.
    I only use at night however as the "feel" of the product isn't great and feels a little tacky on my skin. I still use however because it's worth the results
  72. A great vitamin c serum

    I bought this as a way to introduce some vita in c into my skincare. This is a really nice serum, it feels great on the skin and leaves skin looking smooth and bright. I would definitely recommend this to anyone wanting to use some vitamin c as a very nice and affordable serum
  73. High-powered vit-C product

    I love this and highly recommend it for a daily vit-C product. I use this every evening and wake up with amazingly refreshed and brightened skin. I have a small amount of sun damage on my cheeks and this is helping to reduce it. I've just had a couple of weeks of not using it (ran out and it was out of stock) and seriously missed it.
  74. Glowy skin in a bottle

    The only other vitamin C product I have used is the Flash facial by REN which was water activated.

    I have noticed after I use this that my skin is more glowy and bright, however I can only use it at night as it balls up under my makeup or any other skincase, which is annoying.

    I generally put this on on a clean face and wait for 15 minutes or so, before using any other skincare. The texture is a little gloopy and sticky but I don't mind if I use it before bed. I also keep this in the fridge to stop it going off as quickly. I would probably try another vitamin C- maybe the Clinique one - before buying this again.
  75. My fave Vit C

    Ascorbyl Glucoside is a stayer in my routine. This was the first product I ever bought from The Ordinary and I'm now on my second bottle. It brightens and smoothes. At first I had a a little sensitivity to it, so I took my time, layered it in gradually and now I use daily..I have sensitive pale complexion, rosacea prone. Blue eyes, blonde hair.
  76. Plump skin

    I have dehydrated skin and read up on which products to use. This was recommended as was The Ordinary Squalane. I bought both and the combo worked well for me. I used this in the morning with a 50+ sunscreen then my make up and my skin felt moist all day but not oily.
  77. Best Vit C Product

    This is the best vit c product I have used. I do not like the silcone one in this range but this one is great.
  78. brightening with a great price

    This is an amazing price for this product- other comparable products would easily be double the price. It is a good, stable Vit. C product. Brightens skin, helps my acne and dark spots fade.
  79. IN LOVE

    Fantastic product. Makes my skin glow and has reduced the size and redness of a large keloid scar on my chest. I’ve repurchased three times and my friends have started using it too. Love it!
  80. Great product

    Not entirely sure what this product does but whatever it is it makes your skin glow!
    Love this brand so much - all their stuff is amazing.
  81. Acne scars has almost gone

    This is amazing, after using this my acne scars have really started to fill out more and become less depressed. I love this!!!
  82. Visable difference in a matter of days.

    This vitamin C serum does what it says! Within 2 weeks of regular use my pigmentation is noticeably reduced and skin tone is clear and even. I'm impressed with the results at such an affordable price! I'm looking forward to exploring more of The Ordinary products and will be re-purchasing this one.
  83. Visible difference in a matter of days.

    This vitamin C serum does what it says! Within 2 weeks of regular use my pigmentation is noticeably reduced and skin tone is clear and even. I'm impressed with the results at such an affordable price! I'm looking forward to exploring more of The Ordinary products and will be re-purchasing this one.
  84. Love this serum!

    I have oily skin and a lot of hyperpigmentation from my teenage years and early 20s spent without proper sun protection. Been meaning to try a vitamin c serum for years! The serum feels light on my skin and most importantly after only 2 weeks of using this product my pigmentation is visibly improving- no laser necessary - sceptic no more! And for such an amazing price.
  85. Fantastic product

    If you are looking to even your skin tone I suggest you try this!

    After using this product for about a week I have already noticed a difference in my completion including
    - reduced redness
    - reduced visibility of scars

    I personally hate the feeling of products on my face so when I tried this for the first time I was pleasantly surprised it sinks in instantly!
    (I follow this product with The Ordinary Natural Moisturizing Factors and my skin feels amazing)

    I want to be confident in my own skin and this product has definitely put me on the right track!
  86. Review & Earn

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