The Ordinary Ascorbyl Glucoside Solution 12% Serum
Most Vitamin C serum tend to irritate senstive skin. However, The Ordinary Ascorbyl Glucoside Solution 12% Serum is an excpetion. It can be tried for sensitive skin after it gets calm.
What is it? Vitamin C serum
Who can use it? All skin type prone to sensitivity
Sensitive skin: Unlikely to irritate sensitive skin that is calm. However, avoid when your skin is red, irritated, itchy or burning.
Goodies: 12% Ascorbyl Glucoside
The Ordinary Ascorbyl Glucoside Solution 12% Serum benefits
This serum has only one active ingredents- 12 Ascorbyl Glucoside. It is stable form of Vitamin C. . It share same benefit as L- Ascorboc acid. But is is less efficacious then L ascorbic acid. It has better acceptabilty on sensitive skin types. It delays ageng, repairs skin and fades pigmentation.
Who can use it?
Skin type: Oily, Combination, Dry (might need extar layer of moisturiser on top of it). Acording to TheOrdinary website, this is water based serum that gets absorbed instantly.
Skin concern: Ageing, Senstive skin ( can be tried if your skin is calm)
Which variant of Vitamin C serum is best for you?
3 variants:The Ordinary has following variants of Vitamin C serum:
- Ascorbic Acid 8% + Alpha Arbutin 2%- for normal to oily skin with dark spots or tanning.
- Ascorbyl Glucoside Solution 12%- for normal to oily skin. It can be tried for sensitve skin, if it is not red, irritated or burning.
- Vitamin C Suspension 23% + HA Spheres 2%- for non-sensitive and tough skin.
Dry, Normal/Combination, Oily
|Is your skin red/itchy/bumpy?||
Never, Sometimes (now it is calm)