The Ordinary Alpha Arbutin

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  • Great for hyperpigmentation
  • Good for aging skin
  • Affordable price point
  • Works well with other products from the brand


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The Ordinary alpha arbutin- for some reason TO products always pill for me. Maybe it would work for other people but the formulation didn't work with the rest of my skincare.
I Tested The Ordinary's Alpha Arbutin Serum and My Skin Glowed
Final Verdict. The Ordinary's Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA is a game-changer for hyperpigmentation, especially when used with a cohesive skincare routine. This serum is now a part of my skincare dream team
3 months ago
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The Ultimate Scientific Guide to The Ordinary Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA
THE UGLY (PRICE)The Ordinary Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA ($8.90)DO I NEED THIS?Since The Ordinary’s Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA is relatively cheap and inexpensive – I would say to try this if you are someone who suffers the painful pangs of aging skin and the results of too much sun exposure.Or if you are like me – you were only TOO happy to pop that zit or agitate that area of your face that shouldn’t have been touched at an earlier stage in your life
3 months ago
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and azelic acid for awesome results!
When used with other The Ordinary products I have seen much improvement in my hyperpigmentation over the course of the past 2 months!! Use with vitamin c (I use Timeless brand for c but the rest is The Ordinary), niacinamide, and azelic acid for awesome results!!! Don't forget the high SPF while usi...
Deb from Philly
5 years ago
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[skin concerns] What are some of your favourite products for fading hyperpigmentation?
Over the past 6 months or so I saw a huge decrease in my hyperpigmentation using the following:. * The Ordinary's Alpha Arbutin - applied in the mornings after Vitamin C and before moisturizer.
I use this daily! I get complimented on my skin EVERY SINGLE DAY. No joke. Please never change The Ordinary
4 years ago
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Armpit whitening help?
Then go right in with The Ordinary’s Alpha Arbutin right after. Glycolic acid is a gentle exfoliant and will help promote cell turnover. Alpha Arbutin limits the melanin production in your skin, so then it reduces hyper-pigmentation and is a skin brighter. I do this everyday and it has helped my dark underarms tremendously!.
Serious negative effect on my face
=========== update ============== After a few months, I still did not get any response from them. Yes, you might not care about one customer. Even when your product hurts someone, you still decide not to send an apology. That's you right, what I can do is to leave a second comment here, to let every...
4 years ago
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Love it, marry me
I started using this about a month and a half ago and it has faded my dark spots from tanning when I was young and dumb. I love all the ordinary products, people think I'm 28 when I'm almost 40...I swear by them! I use it every single night with the buffet and matrixyl, also by the ordinary.
4 years ago
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[Review] Rants, Raves, & New Purchases May 23, 2021
The Ordinary Alpha Arbutin Serum: I really like this!! It isn’t sticky, and layers really well underneath my dapsone gel at night and under my moisturizer and sunscreen during the day.


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