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The Ordinary Serum Foundation review

If you have uneven skin tone, this lightweight foundation won't do you any favors. However, the 2.0YG tint is a pretty good match for yellow-gold Asians.

When I visited the DECIEM store in NYC a few months ago, I asked the store associate to color-match me for The Ordinary Serum Foundation, and she selected 2.0YG. That shade was out of stock, so I ordered it online a few weeks later. Here are my impressions of this product (spoiler alert: this post is categorized under “disappointing products”).

The Ordinary Vitamin C suspension 23% + HA review (plus, squalane question answered/not answered)

My initial thoughts, two weeks into using it. Plus, I emailed Deciem to ask about the percentage of squalane included in the formula. Here's what they said.

I think we can all agree that a good vitamin C serum is hard to find—and it doesn’t help that The Ordinary sells eight vitamin C products. That means that an octopus could hold a different one in each tentacle and end up feeling very, very confused. After some analysis, I finally narrowed it down to The Ordinary Vitamin C Suspension 23% + HA Spheres 2%, an anhydrous (water-free) formula that includes ascorbic acid. Here are my initial thoughts on this product, two weeks after using it…