The Ordinary - Pycnogenol 5%
A protective serum for normal to dry skins to prevent and reduce dullness, pigmentation, redness and signs of ageing.
Rebuild your skin’s elasticity, naturally.
Your skin is smoothed, more even, less red with the power of Pycnogenol, an antioxidant ingredient derived from French maritime pine bark, The Ordinary has blended a serum that is free from oil, alcohol and water for a concentrated effect.
This minimal serum contains just two ingredients. Normally, Pycnogenol is only available at a lower concentration or with a blend of potential irritatants or fillers.
The Ordinary, being The Ordinary, have decided to offer it at a more potent concentration, carried in a humectant base.
What are the features & benefits of The Ordinary Pycnogenol 5%?
- Anti-ageing serum that contains natural Pycnogenol, an extract from French maritime pine trees
- Improves fine lines & wrinkles by improving collagen & elastin function
- Prevents the formation of lines by protecting skin from environmental damage
- Neutralises free radicals to prevent redness and sensitizing
- Helps the skin heal, improving the skin’s stability to increase restoration time
- Associated with better water retention and improved micro-circulation
- Alcohol & water free
- Oil free
- Silicone free
- Nut & gluten free
- Vegan & cruelty free
Who should use Pycnogenol?
Pycnogenol is a powerful premium antioxidant. It is ideal for anyone whose skin need extra defence and reinforcement, for instance if your skin is dry, frequently exposed to the elements, or have ageing concerns. This can also assist with redness and sensitized skin.
This is a good choice for people who want the strong antioxidant protection that natural products can give, without putting oil on their face.
What is Pycnogenol?
Pycnogenol is an extract from French maritime pine tree bark. It is a natural powerhouse that helps your skin improve its natural levels of hyaluronic acid and collagen. With a high concentration of molecules that prevent the skin from damage, it also helps protect important proteins from degradation.
Apply alone or after water-based serums, before oils or heavier creams.
Alternatively, mix with other treatments to enhance their antioxidant capacity.
Wash hands after application and avoid product contact with fabric as it may stain.