Deciem The Ordinary AHA | BHA & NIOD NAAP Review!

I’m reviewing all the Ordinary’s AHA’s and BHA as well as that non-acid product they generally suggest in favour of the acids! I’ve also included a breakdown of and the differences of AHAs and BHAs because, it’s confusing! Enjoy!
** Just want to note that the reason I grouped Azelaic Acid with the AHA’s here got lost in the editing. I didn’t want to leave it out completely because it has some very similar qualities to AHA’s, although it is a dicarboxylic acid. Which is why I mentioned I included it to make things more “complete.” Sorry if this is misleading!

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— Products Mentioned —

The Ordinary Lactic Acid 5% with HA 2%

The Ordinary Lactic Acid 10% with HA 2%

The Ordinary Azelaic Acid Suspension 10%

The Ordinary Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Lotion
– Pixi Glow Tonic
– Biologique Recherche Lotion P50

The Ordinary Salicylic Acid 2% Solution

The Ordinary AHA 30% + BHA Peeling Solution

Deciem NIOD Non-Acid Acid Precursor 15% NAAP

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My skin type : Normal, Dehydrated, tendency towards dry, sensitive. You may have a very different experience with the products I review if you have a different skin type or preference.


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Pigeoneer Toy says:

Hello Renee. I’ve been watching your videos for a while. I really like all the facts and details you go into. I like the way you present your videos, the editing & your choice of words. They’re perfect! Congrats! I almost feel like in a chemistry class. You bring out my nerdy side (even more) in a very good way. I just wish you and I had the very same skin type so I would know for sure if something’s gonna work for me. I also wish I would know more about ingredients to narrow down my wish list. I’ll keep on watching to learn more 🙂

Julia Allinson says:

can you use the toner and the lactic acid after or is that too much?

dee feran says:

You have the most plum smooth and perfect skin I’ve ever skin Reene

Boysenberry 1920 says:

What aha and bha for sensitive acne prone combination skin?

Mariah Florez says:

Can you mix aha’s like using the ordinaries toner and lactic acid on a daily basis?

Shiennah Ong says:

Lovee your Videos are very informative since there are so many products in The Ordinary atleast I can choose which ones are most beneficial for my skin which is acne prone. I’d just like to ask, how do you research the products you’re reviewing? Do you sometimes seek professional advice? Thanks! Keep up your good work!

Jessimeow J says:

I want to try the The Ordinary AHA 30% + BHA Peeling Solution but lowkey scared since she said its not for novice………….

Shanjida Hoque says:

Hi can i use retinol from ordinary with vit c

Kim me T says:

Can you us all this stuff with retina ? Can you please do a video what not to use with this product

C L says:

Hi, I am allergic to aspirin or NSAID taken orally. Does it mean that I cannot use Salicylic Acid?

Vanessa Fence says:

Hallo 🙂 did your check the ph values of the products? Because I heared, that there are often problems. Where yours alright?

Zoe Stephenson says:

Can i mix my bha/aha with oils? (rosehip) thanks!!

Molly Price says:

What were your thoughts on the Paula’s choice 2% bha? Just curious, why’d you stop using it?

Joojenji Ah says:

Does deciem ship worldwide?

fedillaga18 says:

Hi what can u recommend for my darkspot in the entire ordinary skin care products???thanks in advance❤❤❤

steveace66 says:

Hi ms gothamista please do a video of should and should mix actives in skin care

Gemma R says:

Thanks for the breakdown. Really helpful. Really wanted to like the Azelaic acid but because it felt like a silicone primer wasn’t sure what to do with it. Consistency wise if felt like it should go over moisturiser and under spf but my head felt it should go on clean skin to benefit from the acid! Not great!

Irene says:

What’s the best acid for hyperpigmentation?

nadia hartvigsen says:

everyone reviewing the ordinary is out here selling me on this toner but i already have one !! : (

Xiomara Mendoza says:

Isn’t BHA a proven carcinogen?

D K says:

Uh, seriously. Is there any way to get The Ordinary 2% salicylic acid in Korea?.. Damn regulations

Juliet DePaula says:

@Gothamisa – Really want a toner to incorporate into my Ph Balancing Skincare routine for Combo/Acne-prone skin. Where can I safely fit in Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution? Thanks for all your helpful info!!!

Wiz Loo says:

Sunscreen is very bad and can case cancer and the hip that the sun is bad is just bullshit, they want us to be scared and buy stuff! Sunscreen is very bad for the environment and can case the death of many fishes and other spices

Aishaa Michellee says:

Do you think I could use the glycolic toner in the morning instead of at night because I use my benzoyl peroxide wash at night ?? Please help !!!

Ashley T says:

Can you do a video on clay based products?? Pleaaaseeee.

Nina Melisa Pelawi says:

I just followed u on ur channel. And im in love. Im have a combination prone to acne skin. Lately my skin feels like hell. Thank God i found you. I just bought some stuff from ordinary and will try as per ur recco. I hope i will do my skin good.
Can you share ur thoughts on Sunday Riley oil?

Ivvie Bengtsson says:

Hi, will you be doing more reviews on the ordinary? I ordered the Buffet, the caffeine solution, the Natural Moisturizing Factors, and the Niacinamide. Your previous reviews helped me choose. Thank you ^^

watevergurl999333 says:

Hey, how would i be able to fit in these products ( 7% glycolic toner, 2% retinoid, 100% squalane, 23% vitamin C + 2 HA, and the marula oil) into my current skincare that consists of (cleanser, toner, emulsion, serum and moisturizer).

ChasingQueenie says:

Hi Rene! Following up on your review on The Ordinary Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate Solution 20% in Vitamin F which you said you’ll let us know about! Thank you!

Valerie Torres says:

Can you please review the NIOD myrrh or Flavanon masks??

N K Fischer says:

You are literally my go to ‘dermatologist’. Thank you so much for the level of detail!

Boston_Mama84 says:

I always am so amazed and how well-versed you are and so in-depth with whatever product you may be speaking about. You are a diamond in the rough

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