The Ordinary

The Ordinary - 100% Plant Derived Squalane

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The Ordinary 100% Plant-Derived Squalane is a lightweight plant-derived solution to support healthy hydration.

Squalane is a saturated and stable hydrocarbon that is found naturally in the skin.

It has very high emollience, is an exceptional hydrator and can prevent ongoing loss of hydration that impairs dermal suppleness.

The Ordinary 100% Plant-Derived Squalane is non-comedogenic and is suitable for use on all skin types.

It can also be applied to hair to increase heat protection, add shine and reduce breakage potential.

Key benefits of The Ordinary 100% Plant-Derived Squalane

  • Prevents moisture loss with regular use
  • Hydrates and restores a soft, supple texture to all skin types (including acne-prone)
  • Cruelty-Free
  • Vegan
  • Artificial Fragrance-Free
  • Certified Organic
  • Sulphate Free
  • 30ml
Product FAQ

I’m pregnant or breastfeeding. Is 100% Plant-Derived Squalane safe for me?

This product is considered safe for use while pregnant or breastfeeding, but it’s best to check with your healthcare provider first.

I have acne-prone or oily skin. Can I use 100% Plant-Derived Squalane?

Squalane is compatible with most skin types because it occurs naturally in healthy skin. It is fast-absorbing and lightweight, making it a great choice for acne-prone or oily skin. Because everyone’s skin is different, we recommend patch testing any new product before adding it to your routine. 

Is 100% Plant-derived Squalane recommended for skin that is ageing and showing fine lines and wrinkles?

Yes, squalane is a safe facial oil that can be used for skin with ageing concerns or fine lines and wrinkles.

Is squalane oil recommended to be used s a moisturizer for dry skin?

You can use squalane as a stand-alone moisturizer but for severely dehydrated or extra dry skin, it's best used when paired with another rich moisturizer.


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.

How To Use

Apply it to cleansed skin after toners, serums, and other water-based treatments. You can apply another moisturizer on top if desired.

Can be used AM & PM


This product is 100% Plant-based Squalane, so the ingredients are just Squalane! The exact origins may change depending on availability, so will be a mixture of olives, sugarcane, wheat germ, rice bran and palm.


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